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15737 N Beach Rd
Effingham, IL  62401-7676
United States
P: (217) 868-2860
F: (217) 342-7112
Cardinal Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

72 par | 5,899 yards

Rye grass

Recommend this course: +0 -0

Cardinal Golf Course Description

The 18-hole "Cardinal" course at the Cardinal Golf Course facility in Effingham, Illinois features 5,899 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. Cardinal golf course opened in 1967. Rick Wittenburg manages the course as the Superintendent.

Course Reviews

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There are no sand traps and very, very minimal water hazards. The course itself is well kept and presents some challenges off the tee. For a quick round it's worth the money but not a lot to see on the course. Due to it being near lake property they can't sell alcohol at the club house which also doesn't have a good concession stand.

Good golfing here. Quick and cheap. No booze and virtually no ameneties at all. The people were very friendly and helpful. If you have the misfortune of being in Effingham, IL you may as well golf here.

Course looks good this year

I am a member of The Cardnial, and it is in really good shape this year. The course has been great golfing all year.



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Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
Chuck62467 N/A 102 102 07/23/07
Kevin_Gouchenouer N/A 38 38 07/11/07

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About Cardinal

Cardinal Golf Course

Golf Only facility

8 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

Awards at Cardinal

No recent major awards have been noted.

Tournaments of Cardinal

No local tournaments listed for this course.

Course Staff

Rick Wittenburg, Superintendent


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