Black at white poles are 150 yds.to center of green. 100 and 200 yard plates and sprinkler markers are measured to center of green.
1,2,3 flagstick placement chart is mounted on each cart, placing the flag front, middle or back.
The General is a picturesque course with great elevation changes. #14 signature holes offers views seeing Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. Fairways are guarded with native fescues, heavily wooded forests and limestone rock outcroppings. This course offers high risk/reward shots laying the course. Forced carries are many and measure up to 215 yards, however several tee boxes make the course very playable for all skill levels.
The General is currently ranked 52nd by Golf Magazine for "Best Places You Can Play", #1 for Illinois for Zagat survey, and #1 by Golf Week Magazine for Best Places You Can Play in Illinois. This course is part of the Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa facility which features three 18-hole championship courses and one beautiful and challenging 9 hole course on property. Stay and play packages are available with a variety of unique accommodations. For more information visit the Eagle Ridge website by clicking on the link near the top of this page.
From East: Hwy 20 to Eagle Ridge Entrance 7 miles East of Galena. Entrance is on the right. Main Inn is 3.5 miles from entrance on Eagle Ridge Drive. From West: Hwy 7 miles east of Galena to Eagle Ridge Entrance. Entrance is on the left. Main Inn is 3.5 miles from entrance on Eagle Ridge Dr.