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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

Cardinal Golf Course

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. Craig Jackson manages the course as the General Manager.


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Reviewed April 12, 2009

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.

Reviewed February 04, 2009

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.

Reviewed May 30, 2007

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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  • Overall
  • Latest Scores
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Kevin G. N/A 38 38 07/11/07
2 Charles G. N/A 102 102 07/23/07
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Golf Course Information

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

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Course Staff

Craig Jackson, General Manager
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