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The General at Eagle Ridge

444 Eagle Ridge Dr, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, Galena, IL 61036-9250
+1 800-892-2269
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One of the top course in Northwestern Illinois

I never realized that there are over 630 golf courses in Illinois. The General at Eagle Ridge is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Allen21096
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Chicago, Illinois
Golf Weekend

The General is an amazing course and fun if you are playing well. It can be nearly impossible if... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Joshua B
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Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
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Roger Packard and Andy North designed this course, using the dramatic terrain to full advantage. The view from the signature hole offers a striking view of three states - Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“extra balls” (2 reviews)
“twilight rate” (2 reviews)
“fairways” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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444 Eagle Ridge Dr, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, Galena, IL 61036-9250
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never realized that there are over 630 golf courses in Illinois. The General at Eagle Ridge is in the top 5% within the entire state. The General is one of four courses located in the Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa in Galena, Il. The...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The General is an amazing course and fun if you are playing well. It can be nearly impossible if you are a bit of a spray and pray golfer like me. Worth playing at least once for some of the unique holes.

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Despite all of the accolades the General received, our guys’ group found it the least enjoyable of the 18-hole courses at Eagle Ridge as a part of our stay and play package. It didn’t help that we played it twice on a 90-degree day. The...More

Thank Hawks1931
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

It all started with lunch on Wednesday, June 1st. I wish I could recall our server's name. She was fantastic! Very attentive and entertaining. Terry the starter is great. We golfed the South course last year and we had remembered him from there. He helped...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

The General is a scenic fun golf course in good condition. It is a course one would come back and play again. We enjoyed the elevations.

Thank Ole D
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

The general golf course is a one of a kind course with its large ups and downs narrow and challenging fairways and breathtaking scenery. The twilight rate makes it a little more affordable at $60 as well.

Thank Johnjayb
Reviewed 9 January 2015

The General is a pleasure to play. You need to play from the correct tees so that you can maximize your golfing experience. It is a must play on anyone's list.

Thank Jim25w644
Reviewed 16 December 2014

Beautiful course that challenges your best shots. Long tee shots are required. Bring plenty of extra balls, if you miss the fairway, you are going to lose a few. This is an expensive course to play and unfortunately the staff doesn't always use best judgement...More

1  Thank MrSmokeyMountainMan
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We took our 12 year old here and she loved it. Beautiful town and the history in it is great. A must see if you are at all interested in Civil War history.

Thank JAMES G
Reviewed 3 October 2014

General golf course is closed every time I try to make a reservation, needs to be open and available to play. Eagle package is overpriced, should be more reasonably priced for our group to go. Fall rated should start earlier for more play.

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