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Address: 875 Sports Way, Elgin, IL 60123-7106
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Very well maintained Course and pleasant Staff

I played here for the first time today. The course was in very nice shape and the fairways are greens were firm even after a few rain storms the prior couple of days. This is a... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2016
Aurora, Illinois
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Elgin, Illinois
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hated the course,took us 6hours to play and then you push us to speed up ,where were we to go with people in front of us,never again at your course

Thank Jeff W
Elgin, Illinois
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The course is very challenging and very beautiful when playing. Having grown up in Elgin, it was a pleasant surprise to find this course. It is just a great playing experience. It is made for the average player which we all are at heart. You leave this course with a good feeling.

2 Thank barry b
Elgin, Illinois
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The Highlands is a perfect course whether you are a serious golfer or not. It can be challenging but also forgiving. The grounds and course are very well kept and maintained. It can be very scenic for a Midwest course. You will have no regrets playing The Highlands.

3 Thank Cambridgepoint
Aurora, Illinois
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201 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I played here for the first time today. The course was in very nice shape and the fairways are greens were firm even after a few rain storms the prior couple of days. This is a links course built in an old rock quarry. Nice layout and looks easier than it plays. The green complexes are undulating but fair. Really... More 

2 Thank Karkman
naperville, il
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26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Played this course for the first time today. Played from the gold tee box. From this box, the course was not too difficult. Lots of room on the fairways for drives. Most of the trouble is around the greens. If your short game is on, you will do well. The wind was only around 10 mph today. This likely made... More 

Thank ATIS1
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Let me preface this by saying the course is beautiful and a wonderful venue. My friends and I are hard core golfers who not only enjoy playing in nice sunny conditions, but are not adverse to playing in challenging conditions up to and including what we consider gladiator golf. I booked a tee time through Golfnow and was excited about... More 

1 Thank Jeffrey H
Geneva, Illinois
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724 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Highlands is a challenging course, but a lot of fun. Trees don't really come into play, but there's plenty of rough, a fair amount of water, and some tricky doglegs. And I liked that they included a bucket of range balls in with the fee today, but they are a bit pricey for a Sunday round of golf.

Thank larryd6578
Elgin, Illinois
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170 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The new quarry nine has dramatically changed the course. Lots of interesting holes and much more difficult. Prices are reasonable. New bar/restaurant this year is a big improvement.

Thank Robert N
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Probably one of the finest public courses you'll ever play. Challenging for all skill levels. And now they have a decent restaurant (the Grumpy Goat).

Thank DWK1
Elgin, Illinois, United States
Level Contributor
20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I have played this course many times...before the newest nine holes opened up. It was a pretty nice course back then, and since the new side opened up, it is just a super golf course. Just read recently where it is rated #2 in Illinois as well as being included in the 2013 Golfweek's Best Courses you can Play. Many... More 

2 Thank Jeff A

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