ROCKFORD - The Rockford Park District was notified Friday that Golf Advisor ranked Aldeen Golf Club and Practice Centre in Rockford, among the Top 25 golf courses in the United States under $50.
Aldeen Golf Club was ranked #21 and of the 25 courses that were ranked Aldeen Golf Club is the highest rated course in Illinois. Golf Advisor rating is based on reviews over the last two-and-a-half years. In order to be ranked, courses needed a minimum of 20 reviews; reviews come from a wide range of daily-fee golfers. Golf Advisor is the leading source of golf course ratings and reviews by golfers, for golfers.
“We continue to offer a high-quality golf experience with the design of our course, conditions, service, and price. One customer’s review said that Aldeen was ‘an excellent golf course with a challenging layout, but kept in fantastic condition. A great value and a well-maintained municipal course.’ This is a testament to Norris and Margaret Aldeen’s vision in providing a high-quality public championship course with private club amenities at an affordable rate,” said Director of Golf Operations Duncan Geddes.
Aldeen Golf Club has received numerous honors over the years. It was ranked the best municipal course in Illinois by Golf Digest in 2009, and rated 4-1/2 stars in 2008 Golf Digest magazine's “Places to Play” guidebook. GOLF magazine calls Aldeen one of the “Thrifty Fifty” (top 50 courses in the country under $50); Aldeen is ranked #23. GolfAdvisor.com ranked Aldeen Golf Club and Practice Centre as one of the top 50 U.S. Golf Courses in 2014 and 2016.