Destination Guide

Destination: Chicago

It's a special town that shares the love of Frank Sinatra, the Blues Brothers and Michael Jordan, but Chicago is just that: special. From Wrigley Field to the Sears Tower (now called the Willis Tower), from the Lincoln Park Zoo to Soldier Field (home of the Bears), from the Chicago History Museum to the Navy Pier (the Midwest's top tourist destination, complete with a 150-foot Ferris Wheel), the Windy City offers something for the entire family.

And don't let its big-city reputation fool you. Chicago is even perfect for the nature lover. With 29 miles of lakefront paths, Chicago is one of the world's most walkable and beautiful cities. Here are some more numbers: 15 miles of bathing beaches, 36 annual parades, 19 miles of lakefront bicycle paths and 552 parks. Or ditch the hiking boots for skates: In the winter, popular tourist hub Millennium Park -- home to music, art, architecture and the mammoth, stainless-steel Cloud Gate sculpture -- offers ice skating to rival New York's famed Rockefeller Center.

Golfers will have a blast in Chicago, with its abundance and diversity of public golf courses. Cantigny Golf Course in nearby Wheaton offers 27 holes, including the signature ninth hole at the Lakeside course, which features a bunker in the shape of Dick Tracy. Also, don't miss: Orchard Valley in Aurora (former home to the Illinois Open), Pine Meadow Golf Club in Mundelein, former Senior Tour host Kemper Lakes Golf Club and the famed Cog Hill Golf Club, home to No. 4, nicknamed "Dubsdread."

Foodies will have a field day choosing between the 7,300 restaurants in Chicago, including some of the best in the world (the city boasts more AAA five-diamond restaurants than any other in the nation). Food fans will certainly recognize the names of local chefs, such as Charlie Trotter, Grant Achatz and Rick Bayless. Or ditch the silk tablecloths for a real Midwest tradition: Chicago-style pizza at the original Pizzeria Uno and Chicago-style hot dogs at Gold Coast Dogs. Art lovers won't want to leave. It's fitting that the city that is the birthplace of the famed Second City -- where comics such as Tina Fey, Steve Carrell, John Belushi and John Candy got their start -- would support more than 200 theaters and nearly 200 art galleries. With a climate that boasts warm summers and comfortable springs and falls, Chicago is not to be missed.

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Courses

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Course City Rates from
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Baer Course
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Schaumburg $20 - $62
Tanna Farms Golf Club
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Geneva $25
East/North at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $15 - $40
Shepherd's Crook Golf Course
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Zion $25
Foxford Hills Golf Club
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Cary $24
Eaglewood Resort & Spa
Tee Times
Itasca $30
Prairie Landing Golf Club
Tee Times
West Chicago $38.5
Schaumburg Golf Club - Players/Baer Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $20 - $62
Chapel Hill Country Club
Tee Times
McHenry $16
North/South at Broken Arrow Golf Club
Tee Times
Lockport $15 - $40
Mission Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Northbrook $10
Joe Jemsek Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
West Chicago $19.95
Mt Prospect Golf Club
Tee Times
Mount Prospect $25
Oak Grove Golf Club
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Harvard $59
Stonewall Orchard Golf Club
Tee Times
Grayslake $54
Deerfield Golf Club
Tee Times
Riverwoods $54
Golf Club of Illinois
Tee Times
Algonquin $35
Settler's Hill Golf Course
Tee Times
Batavia $25
Odyssey Golf Course
Tee Times
Tinley Park $33
West/East at Arrowhead Golf Club
Tee Times
Wheaton $43
Carriage Greens Country Club
Tee Times
Darien $27
Fox Run Golf Links
Tee Times
Elk Grove Village $25
Klein Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Winfield $30
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Highland Course
Tee Times
Bloomingdale $25 - $35
Pheasant Run Resort
Tee Times
Saint Charles $20
South Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Hickory Hills $30 - $40
Gold at Green Garden Country Club
Tee Times
Frankfort $25 - $30
Village Green Country Club
Tee Times
Mundelein $16
Winnetka Golf Club
Tee Times
Winnetka $20
South/East at Broken Arrow Golf Club
Tee Times
Lockport $15 - $40
West/South at Arrowhead Golf Club
Tee Times
Wheaton $43
East at White Pines Golf Course
Tee Times
Bensenville $22
Deer Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
University Park $25
Palatine Hills Golf Course
Tee Times
Palatine $25
Makray Memorial Golf Club
Tee Times
Barrington $51
Big Run Golf Club
Tee Times
Lockport $45
Saint Andrews Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
West Chicago $19.95
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Players Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $38.95
Bittersweet Golf Club
Tee Times
Gurnee $23
South/East at Arrowhead Golf Club
Tee Times
Wheaton $57
Glenview Park Golf Club
Tee Times
Glenview $31
Stony Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
Oak Lawn $20
Bonnie Brook Golf Course
Tee Times
Waukegan $27
West at White Pines Golf Course
Tee Times
Bensenville $22
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Island Course
Tee Times
Bloomingdale $24.95
Blackstone Golf Club
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Marengo $35
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Woodland Course
Tee Times
Bloomingdale $31.95
Wedgewood Golf Course
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Joliet $29
Bartlett Hills Golf Club
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Bartlett $16 - $37
Sanctuary Golf Course
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New Lenox $47
Foss Park Golf Course
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North Chicago $18.75
Coyote Run Golf Course
Tee Times
Flossmoor $37
Fox Bend Golf Course
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Oswego $25
Tuckaway Golf Course
Tee Times
Crete $18
Executive Blue at Salt Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $20
Inwood Golf Course
Tee Times
Joliet $24
Lincoln Oaks Golf Course
Tee Times
Crete $17
Shiloh Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Zion $5
Arlington Lakes Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $19
University Park Golf Club
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Richton Park $15
Grayslake Golf Course
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Grayslake $5
Steeple Chase Golf Course
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Mundelein $40
Prairie Isle Golf Course
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Prairie Grove $33
Buffalo Grove Golf Club
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Buffalo Grove $22
HeatherRidge Golf Club
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Gurnee $15
Valley Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
McHenry $27
Springbrook Golf Course
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Naperville $26.95
Woodruff Golf Course
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Joliet $25
Villa Olivia Country Club
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Bartlett $27
Marengo Ridge Golf Club
Tee Times
Marengo $2
White at Gleneagles Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $16
Prairie Bluff Golf Course
Tee Times
Crest Hill $26
Rolling Hills at Silver Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Orland Park $18
Streamwood Oaks Golf Club
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Streamwood $20
Palos Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Palos Hills $10
Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
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Hoffman Estates $15
Walnut Greens Golf Course
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Schaumburg $11.50
Executive White at Salt Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $20
Creekside Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
McHenry $27
South at Silver Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Orland Park $21.75
Glendale Lakes Golf Club
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Glendale Heights $20
Crystal Woods Golf Club
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Woodstock $29
Balmoral Woods Country Club
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Crete $37
River Bend Golf Club
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Lisle $20
Arboretum Club
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Buffalo Grove $25
Naperbrook Golf Course
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Plainfield $27.95
Old Oak Country Club
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Homer Glen $26 - $66
Prairie Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
McHenry $27
Nickol Knoll Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $5
Lake Bluff Golf Club
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Lake Bluff $28
Canal Shores Golf Course
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Evanston $5
Redtail Golf Club
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Crystal Lake $21.5
Cary Country Club
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Cary $22
Meadows Golf Club
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Blue Island $24
Blackberry Oaks Golf Club
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Bristol $17.31
Bloomingdale Golf Club
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Bloomingdale $22.95
Antioch Golf Club
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Antioch $29 - $34
Fresh Meadow Golf Club
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Hillside $25
Blue at Green Garden Country Club
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Frankfort $25 - $30
Highland Park Country Club
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Highland Park $20
White Mountain Golf Course
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Orland Park $8
Ruffled Feathers Golf Club
Tee Times
Lemont $34
Water's Edge Golf Club
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Worth $26
Hillside/Woodside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $115
Phillips Park Golf Course
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Aurora $38
Ravisloe Country Club
Tee Times
Homewood $31
George W Dunne National Golf Course
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Oak Forest $23
Marquette Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $13.25
#1 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $30
#4 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $100
Oak Brook Golf Club
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Oak Brook $38
Whitetail Ridge Golf Club
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Yorkville $40 - $50
Rob Roy Golf Course
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Prospect Heights $21
Deer Path Golf Course
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Lake Forest $22
Pine Meadow Golf Club
Tee Times
Mundelein $49.5
Indian Boundary Golf Course
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Chicago $20.95
Heritage Bluffs Golf Club
Tee Times
Channahon $31
North Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Hickory Hills $17 - $25
Bolingbrook Golf Club
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Bolingbrook $40
North at Silver Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Orland Park $23
Blue/Red at The Links at Carillon
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Plainfield $25 - $35
Oak Meadows Golf Course
Tee Times
Addison $49
Village Greens of Woodridge Golf Course
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Woodridge $22
Edgebrook Golf Course
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Chicago $20
White/Blue at The Links at Carillon
Tee Times
Plainfield $57
Billy Caldwell Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $20
Bowes Creek Country Club
Tee Times
Elgin $49
Boughton Ridge Golf Course
Tee Times
Bolingbrook $15
Jackson Park Golf Club
Tee Times
Chicago $22.02
#3 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $30
Chalet Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Cary $55
Vernon Hills Golf Course
Tee Times
Vernon Hills $16
Lakeside/Hillside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $56
Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club
Tee Times
Barrington $70
Highlands of Elgin
Tee Times
Elgin $39
Whisper Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Huntley $25
Bliss Creek Golf Course
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Sugar Grove $18 - $33
Chick Evans Golf Course
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Morton Grove $22.95
Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
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Chicago $20.65
Fox Valley Golf & Country Club
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North Aurora $18 - $41
Crane's Landing Golf Club
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Lincolnshire $25
South Shore Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $13.25
#2 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $41
Renwood Golf Course
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Round Lake $21 - $38
East Nine at Maple Meadows Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $15
Mill Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Geneva $20
Red at Gleneagles Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $17
Starboard at Harborside International Golf Center
Tee Times
Chicago $57
Old Orchard Country Club
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Mount Prospect $30
Highland Woods Golf Course
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Hoffman Estates $19
Chevy Chase Country Club
Tee Times
Wheeling $27
Fox Lake Country Club
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Fox Lake $25
Randall Oaks Golf Club
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West Dundee $29
Hughes Creek Golf Club
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Elburn $16
Woodside/Lakeside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $64
Wing Park Golf Course
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Elgin $17
Sunset Valley Golf Course
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Highland Park $4
Joe Louis "The Champ" Golf Course
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Riverdale $16
Robert Black Golf Course
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Chicago $17
Bonnie Dundee Golf Club
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Carpentersville $25
Green Meadows Golf Course
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Westmont $14 - $22
Tamarack Golf Club
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Naperville $55
White Deer Run Golf Club
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Vernon Hills $73
Glenview Prairie Club
Tee Times
Glenview $19
Red/White at The Links at Carillon
Tee Times
Plainfield $40
Seven Bridges Golf Club
Tee Times
Woodridge $43
Columbus Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $13.25
Midlane Championship Golf Resort
Tee Times
Wadsworth $24
Hilldale Golf Club
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Hoffman Estates $31 - $52
Flag Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
Countryside $9
Oak Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Palos Heights $20
Port at Harborside International Golf Center
Tee Times
Chicago $80
Zigfield Troy Golf Range & Par 3
Tee Times
Woodridge $5
Willow Crest Golf Club
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Oak Brook $49
River Oaks Golf Course
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Calumet City $16
Fountain Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Alsip $7 - $17
Pitch & Putt Course at Mill Creek Golf Club Geneva $10
Meadowlark Golf Course
Tee Times
Hinsdale $17
West Eighteen at Maple Meadows Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $25 - $33
Rolling Knolls Country Club
Tee Times
Elgin $22
Orchard Valley Golf Course
Tee Times
Aurora $19
Riverside Golf Club North Riverside $96
Butler National Golf Club Oak Brook $325 - $360
Royal Melbourne Long Grove $127
Square Links Golf Course Frankfort $10 - $20
Ridgemoor Country Club Chicago $114
Geneva Golf Club Geneva $50
Fort Sheridan Golf Course Fort Sheridan less than $50
Valley Lo Club Glenview $23 - $50
Cedardell Golf Club Plano $12 - $15
Woodstock Country Club Woodstock $63
Glencoe Golf Club Glencoe $23 - $59
Itasca Country Club Itasca $90
Mistwood Golf Club Romeoville $59
Old Wayne Golf Course West Chicago $50
Classic 18 at Sportsman's Country Club Northbrook $27 - $61
Wolf Run Golf Course Aurora $28
Libertyville Golf Course Libertyville $13
Old Top Farm Golf Course Crystal Lake $22
Lake Zurich Golf Club Lake Zurich N/A
Shoreacres Lake Bluff $80
Lake Shore Country Club Glencoe $75
Emerald at Green Garden Country Club Frankfort $20
Blue/Red at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Greenshire Golf Course Beach Park $9
Hunter Country Club Richmond $20
Old Elm Club Highland Park $85
Hawthorn Woods Country Club Hawthorn Woods $90
Golf Vista Estates Golf Course Monee $7 - $12
Willow Hill Golf Course Northbrook $12 - $18
Forest/Prairie at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Bob-O-Link Golf Club Highland Park $100
Westmoreland Country Club Wilmette $130
St. Charles Golf Club Saint Charles $134
Lake Park Golf Course Des Plaines $13
Wilmette Golf Course Wilmette $32 - $50
Turnberry Country Club Crystal Lake $46 - $58
Knollwood Club Lake Forest $107
Prairie/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Youth Links at Cantigny Golf Wheaton $17
Par-3 Children's at Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield N/A
Prairie at Countryside Golf Club Mundelein $26 - $40
#3 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $186
Red at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
Chicago Golf Club Wheaton $125
Kemper Lakes Golf Club Kildeer N/A
1st Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Nine Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $19
Country Lakes Golf Club Naperville $40
Deer Valley Golf Course Big Rock $18
Royal Fox Country Club Saint Charles $112
North/South at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Park Ridge Country Club Park Ridge $107
Midlothian Country Club Midlothian $105
Exmoor Country Club Highland Park $90
Links Course at Rich Harvest Farms Sugar Grove N/A
Pinecrest Golf & Country Club Huntley $24 - $42
Joliet Country Club Joliet $65
White at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
Eighteen Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $25 - $54
Red/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Merit Club Libertyville $100
Glen Flora Country Club Waukegan $70
Calumet Country Club Homewood $134
Western Acres Golf Course Lombard $11 - $18
Stonehenge Golf Club Barrington less than $50
Glen Club Glenview $90 - $190
Wynstone Golf Club North Barrington $125
Morris Country Club Morris $40
Weber Park Golf Course Skokie $10.00
Golf Center Par-3 Course Des Plaines $12
Skokie Country Club Glencoe $135
Eagle Brook Country Club Geneva $98
Hickory Knoll Golf Course Lake Villa $11
Old Wayne Executive Golf Course West Chicago $19
Briarwood Country Club Deerfield $55 - $110
South at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Oak Park Country Club River Grove $105
Ridge Country Club Chicago $95 - $105
Stonebridge Country Club Aurora $117
North Shore Country Club Glenview $145
Bryn Mawr Country Club Lincolnwood $100
River Forest Country Club Elmhurst $95
Willow Glen Golf Course Great Lakes $48
Glen Oak Country Club Glen Ellyn $116
Lincolnshire Country Club Crete $76
Tam O' Shanter Golf Course Niles $18
Idlewild Country Club Flossmoor $107
Craig Woods Golf Course Woodstock $15 - $24
Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor $90
White/Blue at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Blue/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
North at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Terrace Hill Golf Course Algonquin $36
Prestwick Country Club Frankfort $107
Beverly Country Club Chicago $110 - $120
Forest/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Green Acres Country Club Northbrook $85
Lockport Golf Club Lockport $8
Crystal Tree Golf & Country Club Orland Park $120
Twin Lakes Golf Course Palatine $28
Traditional at Countryside Golf Club Mundelein $26 - $40
Onwentsia Club Lake Forest $100
Palos Country Club Orland Park $16 - $18
3rd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Blue/Red at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Inverness Golf Club Palatine $123
Bull Valley Golf Club Woodstock $97
Royal Hawk Golf Club Saint Charles $91
McHenry Country Club McHenry $80
#2 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $91
Elgin Country Club Elgin $119
Ruth Lake Country Club Hinsdale $125
Lakemoor Golf Course Lakemoor $28
Mid - Iron Club Lemont $16
West Short at Broken Arrow Golf Club Lockport $12
#1 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $116
Addison Links & Tees Addison $10 - $15
Naperville Country Club Naperville $110
Biltmore Country Club Barrington $106 - $118
Cress Creek Country Club Naperville $97
Barrington Park District Golf Course Barrington less than $50
Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield $50 - $100
La Grange Country Club La Grange $120
Blue/White at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
South/West at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Pottawatomie Golf Course Saint Charles $10 - $15
Twin Lakes Golf Club Westmont $14
Glenwoodie Golf Course Glenwood $14 - $18
ThunderHawk Golf Course Beach Park $35 - $52
Apple Orchard Golf Course Bartlett $12.50
Willow Run Golf Course Mokena $15.50 - $19.00
Sugar Creek Golf Course Villa Park $19
Evanston Golf Club Skokie $125
Par-3 at Winnetka Golf Club
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Winnetka $13
Red/Blue at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
West Golf Course at Chicago Heights Park District Chicago Heights $12.00 - $14.00
Downers Grove Golf Club Downers Grove $20
Crystal Lake Country Club Crystal Lake $90
Hinsdale Golf Club Clarendon Hills $113
Glen View Club Golf N/A
Woodbine Golf Course Lockport $16 - $52
Indian Hill Club Winnetka $100
East 9 at Sportsman's Country Club Northbrook $19 - $34
Red/White at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
2nd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
East Golf Course at Chicago Heights Park District Chicago Heights $12.00 - $14.00
Conway Farms Golf Club Lake Forest $250
Anetsberger Golf Course Northbrook $13
Rolling Green Country Club Arlington Heights $89 - $124
Royal Country Club of Long Grove Long Grove $75
White/Red at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Pistakee Country Club Volo $21
Ravinia Green Country Club Deerfield $81 - $100
Aurora Country Club Aurora $109
West/North at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Brae Loch Country Club Grayslake $19 - $23
Leisure Village Golf Course Fox Lake N/A
Chicago Highlands Golf Club Westchester $100
Valley Green Golf Course North Aurora $23
Barrington Hills Country Club Barrington $100
Edgewood Valley Country Club La Grange $100
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