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3.9
76 Reviews (76)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
82.2%
Recommend this course
57 out of 76 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.2
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.2
86.7%
Recommend this course
13 out of 15 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.2
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.2
86.7%
Recommend this course
13 out of 15 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

3.9
76 Reviews (76)

What Golfers Are Saying

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

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Played On
Reviews 59
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor

Great track

Always a tough track dog legs, trees traps fairways r fair. Greens r perfect n roll great. Always fun here

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

another fine round

Course was in decent shape. Greens were true despite a couple of damaged spots. I give it a B based on the fact COVID-19 has dealt the park district a blow financially.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
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 Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Horrible conditions

Course was in horrible shape. Tree crews on holes with huge pile of trees down on fairways. Course allowed 4 groups of 4 off back to back. Waited 45 minutes each hole. NEVER AGAIN

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/09/2020

Hi, thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the conditions of the course are important to us. Please know that we are working to get everything up to par as the current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game, and will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Newman Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great for the price

Really user friendly course. My wife is relatively new to golf and it’s nice that the whole course is mowed a length friendly to mid to high handicappers.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 06/11/2020

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review the course. Please tell us more. The way you have provided your feedback does not offer us any room to grow or change. We encourage you to update your review to fit a more constructive form so we can use your experience to make changes. Thanks for playing Newman Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Newman 5-29-20

Very enjoyable pace of play. Course in good condition

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser

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.

Played On
Reviews 4
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
Reviews 3
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
Reviews 30
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
Reviews 3
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
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