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Phillips Park Golf Course

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1001 Hill Ave
Aurora, IL 60505-3880, United States

This large recreation complex and adjoining zoo were named in honor of mayor and local businessman Travis Phillips; the course debuted in the mid 1920s, but was largely rebuilt in 1938. Architect Greg Martin oversaw a major redesign and expansion of the course, which re-opened in July of 2001 and now includes a three-hole academy course.

The standard walking rates are $30 on weekdays, $36 on weekends and holidays (carts are $14). Sliding twilight, 9-hole, junior, senior, clergy, and military rates are available, as are a variety of season passes and web specials.

Course Details
Greens Fees (including cart):
   Weekday:$40 - $49
   Weekend:$50 - $59
   9-hole fees available anytime.
General Manager:Jeff Schmidt, PGA
Superintendent:Todd Schmitz
Guest Policy:open
Dress Code:No Tanktops or Cuttoffs
Season Start:April
Season End:November
Reserved Tee Times:Not Required
Pro Shop :yes
Fairways Grass:Blue
Driving Range:Grass hitting surface
Short Game Practice:yes with sand bunker
Water Hazards:Scarce
Sand Bunkers:Heavy

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  Dharmarajan - 6/9/17
A great public course. Enjoyed the layout. Was a different tract compared to the ones I play in the Dallas area.
  Sam004 - 8/7/13
Pace of play is good on weekdays. Leagues most weekday evenings. Get here before 4 PM.

Front 9 is mostly flat and forgiving. Back 9 is more rolling terrain.

Good price to value. Greens were fairly true and not to fast. Bunkers in good shape.

Driving range and putting green available. Also has 3 holes for kids
to play.

Water stations about every 3rd hole.
Walk-able course, but back 9 is somewhat hilly.
Small pro shop and snack bar. Check out O'Malleys next to the course for a burger and beer to add up the scores.

Staff seemed mostly indifferent.

Deals can be found on Golfnow.com
  jszymczak - 6/28/12
Greens in great shape. Too expensive for a muni course ($46 w/cart)
  Phishr9 - 3/17/14
  Bob436 - 8/27/13
  SAdes1984 - 8/1/13
  donwlambe - 6/12/13
  golferdad46 - 9/20/12
  drumst6 - 7/13/12
  butch18447 - 6/7/12
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Best Score: 69

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Score Golfer Date
69 kennskin 8/5/10
69 Coach OC 8/4/11
72 kmadison13 8/21/10
72 jawoodill 6/6/15
71 aj_qb79 9/28/13
71 dougrieth 4/14/13
72 jcjlrchat 9/5/15
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