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14618 E County Road 400n
Charleston, IL  61920-8083
United States
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Bent Tree Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

70 par | 6,240 yards

Blue grass

Recommend this course: +0 -1

Bent Tree Golf Course


The 18-hole "Bent Tree" course at the Bent Tree Golf Course facility in Charleston, Illinois features 6,240 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. Designed by Pat Kaiser, the Bent Tree golf course opened in 1986. Curtis Morecraft manages the course as the Co Owner.

Course Reviews


I love Bent Tree!! The tee boxes need some TLC and the club house is nothing to write home about, but its a wonderful course to play. The front 9 is easy with wide fairways and water on most holes. #7 has a long 90degree dog leg followed by #8 par 3 over a ball hungry pond. The back 9 is much more fun, but significantly more difficult. Water comes into play on each hole, and there are some narrow fairways. #18 is a beautiful finishing hole as an island green par 3. There is an offsite driving range across the street. Overall, I would be happy to play this course everyday. The tee boxes need some work (many have mats instead of grass) but its a small process to pay for a small town course. Electric golf carts are much nicer than big city gas carts

Played the couse over Memorial Day weekend. Driving in the course has a very homey feel. The fairways are KY Blue grass with Bent Grass greens. I liked the fact that the rough was just that rough. Taller grass but not unplayable. The fairways were well maintained. I thought the greens were excellent. The sand traps were decently maintained. The course is very challenging, especially the back nine. Water come into play on each hole. In all there is water on 13 holes. The tight tee shots and tree placement add to the difficulty. The areas that I was most disappointed with were several of the tee boxs. The exclusive use of mats on 4 holes was frustrating, especially on a par 4 and 5. The inability to tee up properly did not help in scoring. I had wanted to play this course since the new ownership, it had been 15yrs since my previous experience. Overall fun and challenging but there is a serious need for improvements in the four mentioned tee boxes

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  • Overall
  • Latest Scores
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Brian N. N/A 57 57 08/02/08
2 Brian N. N/A 57 57 07/26/08
3 jeremy K. 8 73 65 09/23/08
4 jeremy K. 8 80 72 09/19/08
5 jeremy K. N/A 75 75 09/02/08
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
16 Mike P. N/A 99 99 08/01/11
17 William H. N/A 105 105 05/24/09
3 jeremy K. 8 73 65 09/23/08
4 jeremy K. 8 80 72 09/19/08
7 jeremy K. 8 84 76 09/10/08

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About Bent Tree

Bent Tree Golf Course

Golf Only facility

18 regulation holes

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Course Staff

Curtis Morecraft, Co Owner
Jim Raredin, Co Owner
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