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Address: 16914 Oak Grove Rd, Harvard, IL 60033-9252
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+1 815-648-2550
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 17:00

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Best, Most Beautiful, and HARDEST Golf Course I Have Ever Played

Other reviewers said hidden gem and well worth the trip. I could not agree more. It might be the only golf course I have played that has no housing developments on it. It is... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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97 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Other reviewers said hidden gem and well worth the trip. I could not agree more. It might be the only golf course I have played that has no housing developments on it. It is long, hard, hilly, and challenging for golfers of all levels.

Thank TheHoff44
Wausau, Wisconsin
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73 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I played the Oak Grove golf course for the first time last week and was completely impressed. The conditions were fabulous for a cool sunny November day, I can't imagine how nice this course would be in summer! Would have been gorgeous views from the top of the hill if the leaves were still on the trees. The layout is... More 

Thank Tom Y
Sleepy Hollow, Illinois
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Took a lark and downloaded a coupon for seniors for this course- required getting there early. After an hour's drive I found the course and was pleasantly surprised with this hidden gem. The course allows for multiple tee boxes for all levels of play. The course has a driving range and putting green. I played from the white "tournament" tees... More 

Thank cuboid2016
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43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

One of my "Secret Places" to play golf as it is never crowded, very secluded (you rarely see anybody else) and relaxing. Love it!

Thank Kevin L
chicago, il
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

As I said to my golf partner, I'd rather drive 45 minutes and play here than drive 5 minutes and play by the courses by me. If you like being away from the world, this is it. You'll see almost no sign of civilization on the course - no housing units or roads. The course is spread out enough that... More 

Thank AnguillaFan
Mount Prospect, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Played the course on 07/22/15.It was in terrific condition.The sand traps needed a little work after all the rain but the fairways and greens were in great shape.Challenging and fun course to play. Friendly staff and decent food at the turn. Will be back to play these links again.

Thank Ron W
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52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We played today. Some of the holes are a little long for me to get on in regulation. LOTS of mosquitoes but who doesn't have that problem with all this rain? Very nice clubhouse. Great people. We played very early. 7:17. They have some deals.

Thank Roxanne H
1 review
Reviewed 21 June 2015

This place markets itself as a "Premier" golf facility. It is far from it. The day started with them not having the reservation we made on the phone with them just hours earlier. Then we had to wait 20 minutes for a cart to become available. When we finally was given a cart, it had been hosed down but not... More 

Thank PAUL G
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Very well maintained course with generous fairways and large greens. Played in early November 2014 and conditions were very good from tee to green. Greens were fast and rolled true, fairways were excellent and wide and there are no homes in sight. Feels like you are out playing on an exclusive private course, as we only saw 2 other groups... More 

Thank luca85552015
Mississauga, Canada
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353 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Found this place by accident and at 9:00am there were only 7 cars in the parking lot. A really nice and well kept course with lots of challenging shots and some really great greens. Then there is the 11th hole which is fitted in to some wetlands and for a first time player is just a nuisance!! Next time 3... More 

Thank DaveE45

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