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17211 W 135th St
Lockport, IL  60441-7459
United States
P: (815) 838-1057
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Big Run Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

72 par | 7,010 yards | 142 slope

74.2 rating | Bent grass


Big Run Golf Course


The 18-hole "Big Run" course at the Big Run Golf Club facility in Lockport, Illinois features 7,010 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72.The course rating is 74.2 and it has a slope rating of 142 on Bent grass. Designed by (R) Richard P. Nugent, ASGCA, the Big Run golf course opened in 1930. Bill Roper, PGA manages the course as the Golf Professional/General Manager.

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Reviewed September 28, 2011

Played Big Run on 9/25/2011 as part of a threesome. Walked 18 for $50. We teed off somewhere around 10:30, walking back to the parking lot after the 18th hole it was 4pm; very long round. The maintenance here is lacking big time. Every green on the back 9 was in terrible shape...missing grass, extremely bumpy conditions (the greens had been aerated recently- we were not notified while booking the tee time) I understand that aeration has to be done, but missing grass on the greens? C'mon. I know we had an extreme summer this year, but I've played other courses close by Big Run who do not have scalped greens. It's a great layout with some very challenging holes, but unless the maintenance is stepped up, this course will be remembered for it's porous conditions rather than the layout/scenery.

Reviewed September 16, 2010

Long and Difficult! Course is spotty on the maintenance but the greens are good. Some Monster holes! Has the potential to be one of the best courses in the country with the right TLC! This is a tip for the owners of Big Run. The course could be a masterpiece! No driving Range to warmup will probably keep me from coming back.

Reviewed September 04, 2010

Paid $60 to play a 5 1/2 hour round on Friday. Got paired up with another 2some because apparently $60 is not enough to spread the tee times out better, yet there was a 2some in front of us, a 2some in front of them, and a 2some behind us! Guy in proshop said conditions were great, they were terrible. Hotdogs and brats at the turn had those rubber casings, sick. This is a $40 course at most. Cool scenery, that's about it. Just because it's near Cog Hill doesn't mean it is Cog Hill.

Reviewed September 04, 2010

Reviewed July 20, 2010

This one is for the big hitters. There are 2 holes almost 600 yards uphill. They also have the hardest golf hole that i ever played(9). The staff could be better but not bad. If you like golf, you will love Big Run......

Reviewed July 09, 2010

This is the course for you!!! If your long and straight, lots of trouble outside the fairways...I love playing this course...

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Reviewed July 15, 2008

this course needs an occasional ranger.. played a round over 6 hourds there. The place needs some works and it would be the best track in the area.

Reviewed June 27, 2008

Very SLOW GREENS! Great scenery, elevation changes, hazard placement and green shape. Did I mention the SLOW GREENS. Too bad for a nice old track!!!

Reviewed February 26, 2008

LONG, lots of elevation changes, LONG, can be windy, oh and did I mention LONG? A nice course for a good price. VERY sporty, with every shaped hole you could think of. Overall a very good price and challenge. GPS on the carts is nice.

Reviewed August 14, 2007

Love this course. Bring your A-game and plenty of extra balls. This course is long and punishing. The clubhouse is outdated and there is no practice facility, but for pure golf, this course is hard to beat.

Reviewed August 08, 2007

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  • Latest Scores
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Earl T. 20 79 59 06/08/10
2 mike L. 24 92 68 06/19/11
3 ron L. 14 86 72 07/29/08
4 mike P. 10 83 73 07/24/09
5 Eric B. 18 91 73 08/08/07
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
38 Michael O. 30 111 81 08/31/14
53 Chris A. N/A 96 96 05/04/13
48 t T. 14 102 88 08/03/12
39 Stan J. 32 113 81 07/22/12
57 Thomas J. N/A 119 119 07/22/12

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About Big Run

Big Run Golf Club

Golf Only facility

18 regulation holes

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Course Staff

Bill Roper, PGA, Golf Professional/General Manager
Terry Hogan, Superintendent
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