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3.7
61 Reviews (61)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
80.5%
Recommend this course
44 out of 61 reviews
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3.3
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
3.5
66.7%
Recommend this course
4 out of 6 reviews
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3.6
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.0
77.8%
Recommend this course
7 out of 9 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6838 yards
Slope 125
Rating 72.8
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Course Details

Year Built 1920
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 12/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Dress code Shirts must be worn at all times.

Reviews

3.7
61 Reviews (61)

What Golfers Are Saying

This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 7

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1.0
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I honesty can’t believe they make someone pay to play at this course. This course was one of the worst golf courses I’ve ever played, period! Peoria Park District should be ashamed.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 08/14/2019

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Newman Golf Course.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Newman golf course

Very enjoyable round. Course was not busy. Course is in very good shape. Course is longer than most.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Well worth the money!

Newman is a traditional golf course that challenges the average golfer.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Newman Value

The greens are in great shape, the best in the area at this time of year. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. Looking forward to the next round here!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Rude and unprofessional

After golfing for 19 years in 14 different states and 3 different countries I have never felt unwanted at a golf course until I arrived at Newman. Our T time was scheduled for 4:26 and the last member of our party arrived in the club house at 4:05. While checking my party in we were immediately scrutinized about our level of play and pace of play. Being told that since I did not look like a professional golfer that there was no way we would finish our 18 holes of golf before the 7 o’clock dead line. Which is where my main complain lies. After reaching the first T at 4:15 PM we sat and waited for the High school team to play one single hole in front of us. The team was allowed to play one hole and one hole only and he just happened to be number 1. Our T time was delayed by 14 minutes and to top it all off We were kicked off the golf course at 6:50 PM with over 45 minutes of safe daylight left.

This experience has solidified my choice of no longer supporting Peoria Park district courses. This is not the first time I have felt disrespected and belittled by a PPD course but this will be the last time.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/23/2019

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1-star and are we are sorry to see that you had a poor customer experience with us. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. Our director, Greg Walker, has been trying to get in touch with you to reconcile this situation. Please reach out to him by email at gwalker@peoriaparks.org or phone at 3096833776. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Newman Golf Course.

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Great Fall Condition

The course was in great fall condition. The leaves were not an issue - they had been mowed and chopped up. The rest of the course - greens, tees, and fairways - were very good. Very nice fall golf! And the staff is first rate!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Newman at it's Best

This is the best I've seen Newman. The tees were the best they have ever been. The rough was the best I have ever seen it. The fairways were excellent. For having been aerified on Monday, the greens were very playable. The trees were trimmed up so you could hit punch shots underneath them. I would seriously consider making Newman my home course again. Greens superintendent Marty O'Brien and his crew deserve a round of applause. Congratulations on a terrific job.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent Course

Course was in excellent condition. Was a perfect day to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

greens

all the holes on the greens were mounded,,sucks for putting

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Response from on 08/08/2018:
Thank you for golfing with us. We are sorry to hear about your disappointment with the greens. Our staff will keep working hard to keep the course in great condition, and we hope you will have a better experience the next time you are with us.
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always enjoy playing Newman

Good condition. Good pace of play. Challenging and aesthetic

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Decent course

Haven't played this course in a while. Seems like they have done some landscaping and made it look better. It was nicer than what I remember. Conditions are pretty good, just a little dry and hard.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from on 06/22/2018:
Hello, thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to review your experience with us, we truly appreciate your feedback and will certainly pass it along to our team. We hope to have another opportunity to welcome you back to the 5-star experience that you deserve.
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