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The General at Eagle Ridge

444 Eagle Ridge Dr, Galena, IL 61036
815-777-5000
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Ranked #14 of 18 Attractions in Galena
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Owner description: Roger Packard and Andy North designed this course, using the dramatic terrain to full advantage. The view from the signature hole offers a striking... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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MENOMONEE FALLS
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

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.

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Montgomery, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 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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Chesterton, Indiana
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

1st tee time out was booked as a five-some. Held up the entire course on every shot. Ruined the golfing experience for us. When we complained, the complaints were ignored. No one ever addressed them in any way. Very disappointing.

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Franklin Park, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband played here for the first time and absolutely loved it. He said its a beautiful course. The grounds are very well maintained

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Lancaster, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Items very expensive in this store. $1 tree items costing triple. But, guess if one needs something, they can get it.

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Chicago. Illinois USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

By far one of the most picturesque golf courses one will ever play. It was BEAUTIFUL! Now for the suggestions. Number 1 Please get reflectors on the pins so players can get yardage from there Laser Link guns. Really they have been out since 1999 why don't you have them. It makes the walking from the 100, 150 markers unnecessary... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Spent 3 days golfing and on three different courses. Not wait times and very friendly staff. Would consider renting a home for a week next time. This is a great place to take young golfers to learn and spend time with the families. Especially the East course

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Naperville, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I Truly enjoy playing the General, But the best time to play is twilight! Not having to dish out major cash for a day in mid sun. Instead relax don't be hurried and enjoy your game with the sun gently going down. I've played it where I have seen the deer almost like watching my game. (it's not good) to... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

The South Course is a nice challenge. Tight fairways and well placed hazzards. I prefer it to the General.

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Long Grove, Ia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
33 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

The General was a beautiful course, but their staff needs some training. Very snooty, gave the impression that they didn't want us there! Played the South course the next day (AWESOME service), hard to believe this the same organization. If we return have no desire to play the General again.

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