Rob Roy Golf Course is a Public 9 hole golf course located in Prospect Heights, Illinois.
Rob Roy Golf Course first opened for play in 1928. The course was designed by Edward B. Dearie. Dick Nugent redesigned the course in 1985. The Rob Roy Golf Course is a great course for beginners or the experienced golfer who wants to practice. The narrow fairways are tree lined, and the greens are large and well manicured. There is a creek that comes into play on five of the nine holes.
Par for Rob Roy is 36. From the back tees the course plays to 3022 yards. The course rating is 37.8 with a slope rating of 119. From the forward tees the course measures 2433 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 5, a par-5 that plays to 531 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 7, a par-3 that plays to 127 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 5, a 531 yard par-5 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 7, a 127 yard par-3.
$16 (cart included), played on Thursday, June 2012 at 10am
This used to be a 27 hole country club, but years ago they built lots of condos, and left only nine holes. The first 3 holes remain as they were years ago. It's nice for a nine hole muni course as long as you like playing between buildings. This is a 'home' course for some local high school golf teams. The par 5 No. 5 hole is nasty. Condos left, water right, narrow fairway till you get past the dogleg right. The course is flat, so you can walk it. Nothing spectacular about any other holes, but decent shots are required. All levels of players here. Young kids, older couples. Sometimes you can play a quick nine, other times it takes forever behind beginners. The club house has a bar and some food. All in all it's a nice 9 holes to play if you live in the area.
$21 (cart not included), played on Saturday, August 2010 at 2pm
Interesting for 9 holes, but too many houses. Several holes bounded by roads with traffic, an inevitable feature of the layout/location, but it lessens the ambience.
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