Illinois Golf Course Reviews

Prairie Landing Golf Club

Planes, trains and rolling terrains at Prairie Landing Golf Club in West Chicago

Prairie Landing Golf Club is laid out on the rolling land next to a small airport in DuPage County, 40 miles west of Chicago. Also, as you move through this layout, you can't miss the train tracks that run the perimeter of the course, reminiscent of some of the great links courses in Scotland. What the planes and trains do is add quaintness to a sprawling complex of remarkably interesting holes, tricky greens and a practice facility that is one of the best anywhere in the area.
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Stone Creek Golf Club - hole 18

KemperSports aims to keep Urbana's Stone Creek Golf Club on top

Stone Creek Golf Club has been the preeminent daily-fee course in the Champaign-Urbana area since 1999, but the high-end appearance and atmosphere have slowly worked against the club. Many locals view a round at Stone Creek as a once-or-twice-a-year luxury, rather than a regular event. Chicago-based KemperSports has taken over management of Stone Creek, and one of its main tasks is changing the course's image.
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Cantigny Golf - clubhouse

Hard to pronounce, easy on the eyes: 27 holes of golf in nature at Cantigny near Chicago

Cantigny Golf is one of the premier courses in the Chicago area, but golfers have an awful time pronouncing its name. But playing the course is nothing like trying to pronounce it. Sure, the course is challenging, but the beauty of this 27-hole layout can easily erase any unease one might have with correctly articulating its name. The trio of nine-hole courses is nestled into a 500-acre park, teaming with gardens, old-growth trees and several lakes. Cantigny Golf is not just a golf course; it's a nature retreat.
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