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Conditions
2.7
Value
3.5
Layout
3.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.3
92.2%
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5 out of 7 reviews
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3.5
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3.0
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3.0
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4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
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3.5
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6479 yards
Slope 115
Rating 70.2
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University of Illinois Golf Course - Blue Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1966
Greens Blue Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 12/15
Architect C. W. Wagstaff

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $16
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Lockers, Internet Access

Available Sports

FootGolf

Reviews

3.4
7 Reviews (7)
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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Better than led to believe

Think I might actually enjoy the blue course over the orange.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tall grass

This course would be perfect if the grass was cut better. It’s early in the season so hopefully they will get it under control. We liked the layout and will most likely come back and play again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Decent value

Most of the people at the course were nice. Fairways had lots of bare spots. But the price was fair, course was forgiving, and it was an enjoyable round.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Better than expected

Tees were nice and level, I like that. Fairways are not bent grass but they are in good condition. Greens have a lot of undulation in them and they are small. Very easy to miss and then there are drop offs on every green. Very hard to get up and down due to the undulations. Greens are very firm, not many pitch marks due to that. Biggest disappointment are the bunkers. All fairway bunkers are now dirt and weeds. It looks like green side bunkers were in the same condition but they have been repaired, however sand is bright white nice looking but very thin to a hard base. A low 4 degree bounce wedge is needed. I have one but left it home. Price is right $34. I would play there again, nice routing. Went to play with low expectations and course was not that bad. Much better than expected.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Downstate Illinois Advisor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Bunkers are under repair

Lots of weeds are growing in many bunkers; thus they are marked with white lines. Some bunkers have fresh sand and I hope all bunkers are repaired as soon as possible.

The only good thing about this course is that every hole has elevated undulating green. Tree lines are mature but the terrain is so flat. You may like this course if you come from Rocky mountain area.

With lots of white lines and flat green surface, I feel like I'm solving a simple 2D geometry problem on a large chalk board.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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