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4.6
253 Reviews (253)
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
98.0%
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4.6
31 Reviews (31)
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4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
96.8%
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4.7
36 Reviews (36)
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6643 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.6

Arrowhead Golf Club in Wheaton offers 27 holes of championship golf. The entire course features water on 17 holes and 77 strategically placed bunkers. The course is divided into three nine-hole courses that can be played in different 18-hole combinations. The club opened in 1927 but two of the golf courses, South and East, were renovated in 2011, followed by the West nine a year after. The golf courses are all equally challenging but they each have a unique character. The West/East Course starts with the shortest nine but it also has one of the most intimidating water holes, the par-3 seventh, which has a green that is almost entirely surrounded by water. With such a challenging variety of courses, it is not hard to imagine why Arrowhead G.C. is considered one of the best municipal golf courses in the Chicago area.

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Course Details

Year Built 1969
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/15
Architect David Gill Ken Killian (2001) Greg Martin (2012)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

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4.6
253 Reviews (253)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Patio Dining 28
Drinks 27
Dinner 23
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 28
Undulating Greens 21
Water Hazards 17
This course/club is great for:
Locals 21
9-Hole Rounds 17
Advanced Golfers 16
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 35
Worth the Drive 17

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Great conditions

Greens, fairways and sand traps where in perfect shape on the east and west courses....South course was closed for maintenance.

Conditions Excellent
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Beautiful course.

This course is beautiful and in great conditions. The restaurant is serving up fantastic after golf fairs.

Conditions Excellent
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Amenities Excellent
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Conditions Excellent
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Conditions Excellent
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Pace Excellent
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Perfect weather
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Great course but challenging fairways

Great weather, course in great shape, pace was decent.. Rangers on course help move groups along.

Great clubhouse, bar, outside area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Tight fairways but fun!

Tight fairways, but makes for a challenging and fun golf outing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Conditions Excellent
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Amenities Good
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Pace Excellent
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A WEDDING VENUE NOT A GOLF COURSE

Title says it all.
This track has the potential of being a very nice course. If management was interested in setting up the course for fair play. Rather than saving on maintenance and course set-up.There is no second cut on the fairways. Fairway and 3.5"-4" ruff. On the greens no collar. Green and 3.5"-4" ruff. This is not difficult. This is unfair. Not fair to miss a fairway by 3 yards or a green 1 yard and be in ruff.

As most all the reviews indicate. This is a very nice wedding venue. If you're looking to get married this is an acceptable choice. If you are looking to play golf. Move on.
It is evident that management prefers to make money on the weddings not on golf play.

I have played this course 3 times. There are some nice holes. Hoping that the set-up would change. Not. I play a lot of golf. At many different courses. This is one course that is not fun unfair and I will not play.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

West Course

Course is in excellent condition. PGA fast greens. White sand.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

A beauty of Dupage County

A great, well maintained course with beauty and challenge everyone will love.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Slow Play at Arrowhead

Waited on every shot. 2:30 for front 9. Ranger told us they had an outing in the morning that started a half hour late and a few groups got stacked up on the first tee as a result. Ranger was doing his best to move slower groups along but packed course made that difficult.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Love Golf!!!

The staff was very friendly and very accommodating. I think they need rangers on the course and if they had them, they weren't doing their job. Even though we were a twosome, the course was very backed up. At one point, there were four groups on the sixth hole. I am an experienced golfer and this was uncalled for even for a twosome.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Wonderful Course For Visiting Chicago Metro Area

One week ago there was snow on the ground so the greens are super slick due to not enough sun exposure for grass to grow. The fairways are filling in nicely and the layout is challenging but fun to play. I was a single and Andrew in the pro shop worked me in and paired me with a very nice couple from Chicago. Clean facilities, friendly staff and beautifully maintained course. One huge bonus; the course is surrounded by a nature preserve so there are no houses; simply an amazing natural outdoor experience. When in the area I will for sure play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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