About the Course
Host of the 1998 Illinois State Amateur Championship, the Rend Lake Golf Course has been rated as one of the best public courses in the Midwest.
This outstanding southern Illinois course was designed as a 27-hole complex by renowned Chicago architect Lawrence Packard. Original construction consisted of 18 holes, opening in 1976. An additional 9 holes were added in 1994 to meet demand and the resulting 27-hole course is a delight for golfers of all skill levels, earning it recognition in Golf Digest Magazine "Places to Play".
Rend Lake Golf Course offers:
The facility is unique in its success given its market and pricing structure. Over 35,000 visit the rural southern Illinois course annually and less than 10% of tee times are taken by local residents. The course is located approximately 90 miles east of St. Louis and 90 miles west of Evansville, Indiana. Golfers from these destinations have found it well worth their while to make the drive to this high quality facility that also boasts exceptional value.