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13100 S Halsted St
Riverdale, IL  60827-1160
United States
P: (708) 849-1731
F: (708) 849-2213
Joe Louis the Champ Course

18 hole regulation length course

Municipal golf course

72 par | 6,869 yards | 123 slope

71.7 rating | Blue grass

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Joe Louis the Champ Golf Course

The 18-hole "Joe Louis the Champ" course at the Joe Louis The Champ Golf Course facility in Riverdale, Illinois features 6,869 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 71.7 and it has a slope rating of 123 on Blue grass. Designed by Richard P. Nugent, ASGCA, the Joe Louis the Champ golf course opened in 1950. Billy Casper Golf manages this facility, with Jimmie Chess as the General Manager.


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Reviewed August 14, 2012

Reviewed September 25, 2007

Reviewed July 17, 2007

Overall good looking course. Great staff, very on top of their game. But could someone rake the bunkers once in a while. Just like the other Cook County course I've been playing, if you land in a bunker, I know it's not official golf rules, but just take a drop outside, it's really just cement.


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  • Latest Scores
  • Overall
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 DARRYL R. N/A 53 53 08/27/11
2 Vincent J. 37 103 66 07/08/07
3 anthony M. 18 88 70 06/05/09
4 Nick L. 20 90 70 07/19/10
5 Jeff J. 22 93 71 07/26/09
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
24 bradley T. 34 120 86 07/13/16
6 Timothy D. 5 76 71 08/20/15
24 bradley T. 32 113 81 07/26/15
24 bradley T. 32 110 78 07/12/15

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About Joe Louis The Champ

Joe Louis The Champ Golf Course

Golf Only facility

Managed by Billy Casper Golf

25 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

Awards at Joe Louis The Champ

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Course Staff

Jimmie Chess, General Manager
Jerry Cotton, Superintendent

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