Rich Harvest Farms – Sugar Grove, IL

Interested in what the NCAA golf championships have to deal with? I put together a few images to show the elevations changes and course layout that many have been talking about over the past week.

If you’re interested in the course, The Fried Egg put together his thoughts here.


Rich Harvest Farms Aerial

From a quick 30,000 ft review, outside of the holes that incorporate the creek that crosses the course, there isn’t much of an elevation change.

The blue shade shows the location of the creek and low lying land adjacent to it while the yellow shows how little variation there to the elevation of much of the course.

Rich Harvest Farms – Color Ramp

Below is an overlay of the 5-foot contours with the color ramp generated for Rich Harvest Farms.  This gives you an idea of how much elevation change the course has incorporated.

Rich Harvest Farms – Color Ramp with 5-foot Contour Interval

Next is an image of the Rich Harvest Farms with 1-foot contours shown. I was hoping to get an idea of how detailed some of the grading was, but was left underwhelmed.

Rich Harvest Farms – 1-foot Contour Intervals

The last image is Rich Harvest Farms with 1-foot contour intervals and the color ramp.  This image shows what I had described earlier that outside of where the creek comes through the course, there isn’t much for elevation changes.

Rich Harvest Farms – 1-foot contour interval with color ramp


As always, let me know if you have any questions and good luck to the competitors over the next few days.

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