Golf Course Information
Located amid 6,800 acres of the driftless region of northwest Illinois, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa in Galena is a full-spectrum resort complex located 150 miles west of Chicago. The property showcases superior golf with four acclaimed Roger Packard designed courses which include the North Course (1977); the South Course (1984); the East Course (9-holes in 1991) and The General (1997), with over 250 feet of stunning elevation change and co-designed by 2-time United States Open Champion Andy North.
Lodging accommodations at Eagle Ridge are delightfully unique with 80 comfortable and quaint rooms at The Inn and over 115 villas and 1 to 8 bedroom distinctive homes to choose from throughout the property.
For the resort's corporate clients Eagle Ridge boasts 15,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, in addition to beautiful conference homes for small, elegant meetings. The entire facility is also the perfect venue for banquets, weddings and theme parties.
Eagle Ridge offers two distinctive restaurants that include award-winning Woodlands Restaurant located within The Inn, and The Highlands Restaurant located in the recently renovated Highlands Clubhouse. Other amenities include the tranquil Stonedrift Spa, providing ten treatment rooms for a complete sensory experience, and a state-of-the-art fitness center with a beautiful indoor/outdoor pool, sauna and steam room.
The resort lays claim to numerous industry awards and recognition:
*The North Course is selected to host the 1978 C.D.G.A. Men's State Amateur Championship won by Barrington native Gary Hallberg with a 4 under par 284.
*In 2010, Golf Magazine listed The General as the #4 "Best in Illinois" course to play alongside the "Top 100 Courses You Can Play" ranking.
*In 2011, Midwest Living selected Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa as one of "The Best Places to Visit" in Illinois as published in their "Best of the Midwest" issue.
*In 2011, Meetings Mid-America honored Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa with the "Best of Mid-America" award for outstanding corporate meeting space as voted by readers. The resort also laid claim to the award in 2007, 2008 and 2010.
*In 2010, Golf Magazine listed The General as the #4 "Best in Illinois" course to play alongside the "Top 100 Courses You Can Play" in the magazine's ranking.
*In 2009, 2010 and 2011, Golfweek Magazine's Annual Best Resort Courses publication lists The General course as one of the best resort courses in the country.
*In 2011, Golf Digest named The General one of the best golf courses in the state of Illinois. The General was named #24 in the state of Illinois and laid claim to the same award in 2009.
*In 2009, Golfweek Magazine named The General second in the state of Illinois for Golfweek's Best Courses You Can Play listing.
*In 2011, Successful Meetings honored Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa with the "Pinnacle Award" as voted by readers in the Hotels & Resorts category. The resort also won the award in 2008 and 2009.
*In 2009, Zagat ranked Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa's The General, North and South courses in the 2009 America's Top Golf Courses, sixth edition as ranked and reviewed by players.
The property is the perfect backdrop to an incredible selection of outdoor activities including miles of biking, hiking and horseback riding trails, as well as tennis, hot air balloon rides, boating and fishing on the picturesque 220-acre Lake Galena. For reservations or additional information, call (800) 892-2269.
Golf Course Info
- Course: 63 Holes
- Course Type: Resort
- Architect: The General - Roger Packard and Andy North
- Opened: 1997
- Season: April 15 - October 31
Golf Course Stats
- Tee Boxes: 4
- Back Tees: 6820 Yards
- Back Par: 72
- Back Slope: 142
- Back Rating: 73.2
Nestled in the heart of The Galena Territory, just six miles from the historic town of Galena, Illinois, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is:
* 30 miles from Dubuque, Iowa
* 100 miles from Madison, Wisconsin
* 150 miles west of Chicago, Illinois
Green Fees and Rates
7 days per week Prime Season pricing; May 1st - October 16th
General - $135
North - $115
South - $115
East - $45
7 days per week Non-Prime Season pricing; January 1st - April 30th AND
October 17th - End of Season
General - $85
North - $75
South - $75
East - Closed
Tee Times & Reservations
Resort Guests may make tee time arrangements upon confirmation of their resort accommodations. Annual Golf Members may make tee times 14 days in advance of the desired date. Non-members and the public may make tee time reservations 7 days in advance of the desired date.
For more information on Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa's Membership Program called "The Club at Eagle Ridge," go to the special Members Only page on the resort's website: www.eagleridge.com.
Golf Course Amenities
Pro On Site:
Homes On Course:
200, 150, 100 Yard Markers
Contact Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa at 815-776-5250 for more information and details on holding a golf outing at the course.
Contact the golf course for upcoming events.
Surrounded by rolling hills and the beautiful 225-acre Lake Galena, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa offers the finest in Midwest destination weddings. For grand celebrations and intimate affairs alike, generations of families have chosen to welcome their guests to Eagle Ridge to share their special occasion with us. On a day when everything must be perfect, our 6,800-acre woodland retreat is an extraordinary setting.
Inspired creativity, flawless craftsmanship and impeccable service blend seamlessly, ensuring that everything will be just how you've imagined it. Trust our catering and event specialists to help you design an entirely customized wedding package. Create savory menus for any of your events - from the engagement party and bridal shower to your rehearsal dinner and wedding reception. From the décor to the floral arrangements to the entertainment, our team will ensure that every moment, for every guest, is unforgettable.
In addition to our beautiful ballrooms and wedding venues, Eagle Ridge provides guests with all the comforts of home by offering 80 lodge rooms along with one- to six-bedroom distinctive homes and villas that allow your entire group to stay under one roof. Additional amenities such as fireplaces, pool tables, recreation rooms, whirlpools, and decks combine with the luxuries of a world-class resort to create a unique and fun gathering for bridal parties, families and friends.
SCENIC & SPACIOUS GUEST ROOMS, SUITES, VILLAS/TOWNHOMES & DISTINCTIVE HOMES
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa offers a variety of premier accommodations that are relaxing, comfortable and amenity-rich. Choose from our 80 guest rooms at The Inn with large whirlpool bathtubs and balconies to townhome styled villas and spacious single-family distinctive homes that are surrounded by the beautiful and tranquil Galena Territory countryside. All accommodation choices are peaceful, convenient and truly offer a unique lodging experience.
Guests at any of Eagle Ridge's accommodations have full access to the resort's many facilities and activities, including an indoor swimming pool, *seasonal outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, Stonedrift Spa, Woodlands Restaurant & Lounge. All feature fully equipped kitchens, gas grills, fireplaces, TVs, VCRs and DVD players. No matter which room, suite, townhome styled villa or distinctive home you choose, accommodations at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa are the perfect place to retreat after a day of horseback riding, swimming, boating, or any other numerous resort activities.
*Seasonal outdoor pool, located within The Galena Territory, is available only to guests renting villa styled townhomes and single-family distinctive homes.
We are pleased to offer a limited number of pet friendly accommodations. Dogs (50 pounds maximum) in rental homes, and (25 pounds) in Inn rooms are welcome at a non-refundable fee of $75 per stay. Please inquire when booking your accommodations to insure that you are renting a room or home that has been designated as pet friendly.
Restaurant and Dining Options:
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa offers eight distinctly different dining venues located on the resort property. The chefs in our award-winning Culinary Department create innovative cuisine based on Midwest traditions utilizing local products. Whether your tastes are for a hearty breakfast, a traditional lunch after golf, an exquisite dining experience overlooking Lake Galena, our cuisine is designed to provide and unmatched experience. Additionally, Fresh baked pizza from The Highlands or The Woodlands Lounge rounds out our culinary offerings. Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa has something to satisfy every palate and appetite.
Our premier dining selections include:
Woodlands Restaurant & Lounge: Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Fantastic lake views with seasonal cuisine based on Midwest local products. Serving steaks, seafood, vegan dishes, with an extensive wine and craft ale list. A lavish Sunday Brunch is featured weekly. 815-776-5050.
The Highlands Restaurant and Lounge 289: Lunch, dinner and cocktails are available daily during golf season. Enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the tri-state region and the resort's signature golf course, The General while you dine. The menu features traditional soups, creative sandwiches and salads. Dinner selections include pasta, ribs, steaks and seafood. 815-776-5252.
North, South, East and The General Golf Snack Grills: Golf course venues serving light meals and snacks, with full bar service and soft drinks during the golf season. North Course (815) 776-5007; South Course (815) 776-5229; East Course (815) 776-5200; The General (815) 776-5255
The Country Store Bakery & Deli: Located in the Highlands Clubhouse this venue serves salads, bakery items and gourmet food selections. Complete your shopping by choosing from a large selection of wine, cheese and beverages in addition to newspapers, gifts and logo merchandise. (815) 776-5301.
In-Room Dining: Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food delivery and pizza is available to Inn Rooms, Villas or Distinctive Homes from our Woodlands Restaurant. Beverage service is also available. (815) 776-5050.
Onsite Spa Services
Call the Stone Drift Spa at (800) 892-2269 or (815) 776-5772 for appointments and services pricing or by using the resort website at www.eagleridge.com. Stay tuned for the new and expanded 12,000 square foot StoneDrift Spa opening at the former General Store location in June of 2022!
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