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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Winnetka Golf Club
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Winnetka $26
Palatine Hills Golf Course
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Palatine $29
Foxford Hills Golf Club
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Cary $25.99
Tanna Farms Golf Club
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Geneva $22
Chapel Hill Country Club
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McHenry $20
South/East at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $18
Odyssey Golf Course
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Tinley Park $15
Eaglewood Resort & Spa
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Itasca $26
West/East at Arrowhead Golf Club
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Wheaton $62
Joe Jemsek Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
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West Chicago $19
Shepherd's Crook Golf Course
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Zion $16
Makray Memorial Golf Club
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Barrington $47
Big Run Golf Club
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Lockport $38
Glenview Park Golf Club
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Glenview $30
West/South at Arrowhead Golf Club
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Wheaton $62
Village Green Country Club
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Mundelein $16
Schaumburg Golf Club - Players/Baer Course
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Schaumburg $34.95
West at White Pines Golf Course
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Bensenville $22
Mission Hills Country Club
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Northbrook $10
Oak Brook Golf Club
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Oak Brook $35
Carriage Greens Country Club
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Darien $18
Stony Creek Golf Course
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Oak Lawn $20
Deer Creek Golf Club
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University Park $22
Mt Prospect Golf Club
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Mount Prospect $25
Klein Creek Golf Club
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Winfield $33
Fox Run Golf Links
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Elk Grove Village $26
Gold at Green Garden Country Club
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Frankfort $23
Bonnie Brook Golf Course
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Waukegan $30
Highlands of Elgin
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Elgin $31.5
East/North at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $18
Deerfield Golf Club
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Riverwoods $14
South/East at Arrowhead Golf Club
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Wheaton $62
Chalet Hills Golf Club
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Cary $25
Pheasant Run Resort
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Saint Charles $29
Prairie Landing Golf Club
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West Chicago $30.5
Woodruff Golf Course
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Joliet $13
North/South at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $18
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Baer Course
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Schaumburg $34.95
South Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
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Hickory Hills $21
Wedgewood Golf Course
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Joliet $23
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Players Course
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Schaumburg $34.95
Blackstone Golf Club
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Marengo $33
East at White Pines Golf Course
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Bensenville $22
Settler's Hill Golf Course
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Batavia $23
Oak Grove Golf Club
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Harvard $18
Inwood Golf Course
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Joliet $20
Stonewall Orchard Golf Club
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Grayslake $35
Ravisloe Country Club
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Homewood $31
Bittersweet Golf Club
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Gurnee $23
Bartlett Hills Golf Club
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Bartlett $29
Saint Andrews Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
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West Chicago $21.95
Turnberry Country Club
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Crystal Lake $35
Prairie Isle Golf Course
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Prairie Grove $23
Blackberry Oaks Golf Club
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Bristol $20
Highland Woods Golf Course
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Hoffman Estates $24
Creekside Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
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McHenry $19.65
Zigfield Troy Golf Range & Par 3
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Woodridge $7
Tuckaway Golf Course
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Crete $14
Bonnie Dundee Golf Club
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Carpentersville $15
Seven Bridges Golf Club
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Woodridge $57
Arboretum Club
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Buffalo Grove $23
Old Oak Country Club
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Homer Glen $26
Fox Valley Golf & Country Club North Aurora $18 - $41
Blue/Red at The Links at Carillon
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Plainfield $24
Phillips Park Golf Course
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Aurora $33
#4 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
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Lemont $100
Meadows Golf Club
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Blue Island $14
Robert Black Golf Course
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Chicago $17
Crane's Landing Golf Club
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Lincolnshire $59
Rob Roy Golf Course
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Prospect Heights $17
Ruffled Feathers Golf Club
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Lemont $34
Red at Gleneagles Country Club
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Lemont $20
Golf Center Par-3 Course
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Des Plaines $13
University Park Golf Club
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Richton Park $23
North at Silver Lake Country Club
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Orland Park $14
White Mountain Golf Course
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Orland Park $7
Pine Meadow Golf Club
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Mundelein $39.5
Redtail Golf Club
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Crystal Lake $18
Oak Hills Country Club
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Palos Heights $10
Fox Lake Country Club
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Fox Lake $19
Water's Edge Golf Club
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Worth $21
Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
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Hoffman Estates $20
White/Blue at The Links at Carillon
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Plainfield $24
Columbus Park Golf Course
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Chicago $13.25
Rolling Knolls Country Club Elgin $22
Chevy Chase Country Club
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Wheeling $32
Tamarack Golf Club
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Naperville $17
Indian Boundary Golf Course
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Chicago $18
Lincoln Oaks Golf Course
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Crete $15
River Bend Golf Club
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Lisle $18
Steeple Chase Golf Course
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Mundelein $38
Randall Oaks Golf Club
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West Dundee $20
Edgebrook Golf Course
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Chicago $20
Woodside/Lakeside at Cantigny Golf
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Wheaton $66
Boughton Ridge Golf Course
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Bolingbrook $12
Foss Park Golf Course
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North Chicago $17
Green Meadows Golf Course
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Westmont $7
Heritage Bluffs Golf Club
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Channahon $27
Billy Caldwell Golf Course
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Chicago $15
HeatherRidge Golf Club
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Gurnee $12
Cary Country Club
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Cary $20
Shiloh Park Golf Course
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Zion $12
The Preserve at Oak Meadows Addison $55 - $75
Buffalo Grove Golf Club
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Buffalo Grove $22
Lakeside/Hillside at Cantigny Golf
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Wheaton $66
Fresh Meadow Golf Club
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Hillside $15
Marquette Park Golf Course
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Chicago $13.25
Coyote Run Golf Course
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Flossmoor $20
White Deer Run Golf Club Vernon Hills $73
Willow Crest Golf Club
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Oak Brook $40
Palos Hills Golf Club
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Palos Hills $12
Bloomingdale Golf Club
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Bloomingdale $16
Whisper Creek Golf Club
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Huntley $20
Fountain Hills Golf Club
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Alsip $12
South Shore Golf Course
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Chicago $13.25
White at Gleneagles Country Club
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Lemont $14
Marengo Ridge Golf Club
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Marengo $13
Grayslake Golf Course
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Grayslake $5
Flag Creek Golf Course
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Countryside $12
Red/White at The Links at Carillon
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Plainfield $24
Streamwood Oaks Golf Club
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Streamwood $13
Bolingbrook Golf Club
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Bolingbrook $44
Executive White at Salt Creek Golf Club
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Wood Dale $10
Prairie Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
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McHenry $19.65
Antioch Golf Club
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Antioch $21
Old Orchard Country Club
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Mount Prospect $29
River Oaks Golf Course
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Calumet City $17
#1 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
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Lemont $22
Village Greens of Woodridge Golf Course
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Woodridge $22
Jackson Park Golf Club
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Chicago $21
Naperbrook Golf Course
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Plainfield $16
Fox Bend Golf Course
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Oswego $18
Sunset Valley Golf Course
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Highland Park $20
Hilldale Golf Club
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Hoffman Estates $24
Renwood Golf Course Round Lake $21 - $38
Glenview Prairie Club
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Glenview $20
Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club Barrington $70
Whitetail Ridge Golf Club
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Yorkville $30
Pitch & Putt Course at Mill Creek Golf Club Geneva $10
Golf Club of Illinois
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Algonquin $25
Arlington Lakes Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $5
Prairie Bluff Golf Course
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Crest Hill $26
South at Silver Lake Country Club
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Orland Park $14
East 9 at Sportsman's Country Club
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Northbrook $24
Vernon Hills Golf Course
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Vernon Hills $10
Valley Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
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McHenry $19.65
Balmoral Woods Country Club
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Crete $28
Classic 18 at Sportsman's Country Club
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Northbrook $22
Port at Harborside International Golf Center
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Chicago $63
Deer Path Golf Course
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Lake Forest $33.3
Midlane Championship Golf Resort
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Wadsworth $21.25
#3 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
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Lemont $22
Canal Shores Golf Course
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Evanston $8
Bliss Creek Golf Course
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Sugar Grove $25
Springbrook Golf Course
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Naperville $25.65
Mill Creek Golf Club
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Geneva $16
Rolling Hills at Silver Lake Country Club
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Orland Park $12
Bowes Creek Country Club
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Elgin $34
Hillside/Woodside at Cantigny Golf
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Wheaton $66
Nickol Knoll Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $7
Glendale Lakes Golf Club
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Glendale Heights $22
Wing Park Golf Course
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Elgin $12
Chick Evans Golf Course
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Morton Grove $21
Walnut Greens Golf Course
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Schaumburg $5
Executive Blue at Salt Creek Golf Club
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Wood Dale $10
Highland Park Country Club
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Highland Park $29
Orchard Valley Golf Course
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Aurora $19
Starboard at Harborside International Golf Center
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Chicago $33
Joe Louis "The Champ" Golf Course
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Riverdale $21
Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
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Chicago $20.65
George W Dunne National Golf Course
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Oak Forest $21
#2 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
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Lemont $41
Sanctuary Golf Course
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New Lenox $26
Crystal Woods Golf Club
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Woodstock $24
North Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
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Hickory Hills $12
Villa Olivia Country Club
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Bartlett $15
Hughes Creek Golf Club
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Elburn $16
Lake Bluff Golf Club
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Lake Bluff $27
Blue at Green Garden Country Club
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Frankfort $18
Meadowlark Golf Course
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Hinsdale $18
West Eighteen at Maple Meadows Golf Club
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Wood Dale $24
Golf Vista Estates Golf Course Monee $7 - $12
Palos Country Club Orland Park $16 - $18
Green Acres Country Club Northbrook $85
Willow Run Golf Course Mokena $15.50 - $19.00
Old Top Farm Golf Course Crystal Lake $22
Libertyville Golf Course Libertyville $13
Woodstock Country Club Woodstock $63
Idlewild Country Club Flossmoor $107
Riverside Golf Club North Riverside $96
Glen View Club Golf N/A
Ridge Country Club Chicago $95 - $105
Glen Club Glenview $90 - $190
Ridgemoor Country Club Chicago $114
Stonehenge Golf Club Barrington less than $50
Royal Melbourne Long Grove $127
Mistwood Golf Club Romeoville $59
Deer Valley Golf Course Big Rock $18
Rolling Green Country Club Arlington Heights $89 - $124
Hickory Knoll Golf Course Lake Villa $11
Red at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
Biltmore Country Club Barrington $106 - $118
Butler National Golf Club Oak Brook $325 - $360
Royal Country Club of Long Grove Long Grove $75
1st Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Links Course at Rich Harvest Farms Sugar Grove N/A
Wilmette Golf Course Wilmette $32 - $50
Glen Flora Country Club Waukegan $70
Royal Hawk Golf Club Saint Charles $91
Leisure Village Golf Course Fox Lake N/A
Willow Glen Golf Course Great Lakes $48
White/Red at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Old Wayne Executive Golf Course West Chicago $19
Edgewood Valley Country Club La Grange $100
Tam O' Shanter Golf Course Niles $18
Lincolnshire Country Club Crete $76
Knollwood Club Lake Forest $107
Bull Valley Golf Club Woodstock $97
Wynstone Golf Club North Barrington $125
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Island Course Bloomingdale $25 - $35
White at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
Anetsberger Golf Course Northbrook $13
Bob-O-Link Golf Club Highland Park $100
#3 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $186
Hinsdale Golf Club Clarendon Hills $113
Chicago Highlands Golf Club Westchester $100
Twin Lakes Golf Course Palatine $28
West/North at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Crystal Tree Golf & Country Club Orland Park $120
Cedardell Golf Club Plano $12 - $15
Cress Creek Country Club Naperville $97
Eighteen Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $25 - $54
Hawthorn Woods Country Club Hawthorn Woods $90
3rd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Blue/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Chicago Golf Club Wheaton $125
Calumet Country Club Homewood $134
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Highland Course Bloomingdale $25 - $35
Glencoe Golf Club Glencoe $23 - $59
North at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Midlothian Country Club Midlothian $105
North Shore Country Club Glenview $145
McHenry Country Club McHenry $80
Ravinia Green Country Club Deerfield $81 - $100
Par-3 at Winnetka Golf Club
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Winnetka $13
Addison Links & Tees Addison $10 - $15
Park Ridge Country Club Park Ridge $107
Red/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Westmoreland Country Club Wilmette $130
Eagle Brook Country Club Geneva $98
Pistakee Country Club Volo $21
Wolf Run Golf Course Aurora $28
Elgin Country Club Elgin $119
Blue/Red at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Old Wayne Golf Course West Chicago $50
Greenshire Golf Course Beach Park $9
Willow Hill Golf Course Northbrook $12 - $18
Youth Links at Cantigny Golf Wheaton $17
West Short at Broken Arrow Golf Club Lockport $12
Woodbine Golf Course Lockport $16 - $52
South at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Square Links Golf Course Frankfort $10 - $20
Emerald at Green Garden Country Club Frankfort $20
Joliet Country Club Joliet $65
White/Blue at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Terrace Hill Golf Course Algonquin $36
North/South at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Brae Loch Country Club Grayslake $19 - $23
Glenwoodie Golf Course Glenwood $14 - $18
Conway Farms Golf Club Lake Forest $250
Geneva Golf Club Geneva $50
East Golf Course at Chicago Heights Park District Chicago Heights $12.00 - $14.00
Kemper Lakes Golf Club Kildeer N/A
Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield N/A
Blue/White at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
St. Charles Golf Club Saint Charles $134
Onwentsia Club Lake Forest $100
Crystal Lake Country Club Crystal Lake $90
#2 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $91
Apple Orchard Golf Course Bartlett $12.50
ThunderHawk Golf Course Beach Park $35 - $52
Merit Club Libertyville $100
Inverness Golf Club Palatine $123
Pinecrest Golf & Country Club Huntley $24 - $42
Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor $90
Lake Park Golf Course Des Plaines $13
Oak Park Country Club River Grove $105
Shoreacres Lake Bluff $80
La Grange Country Club La Grange $120
Itasca Country Club Itasca $90
Lake Zurich Golf Club Lake Zurich N/A
Hunter Country Club Richmond $20
Exmoor Country Club Highland Park $90
Forest/Prairie at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Bryn Mawr Country Club Lincolnwood $100
Stonebridge Country Club Aurora $117
Skokie Country Club Glencoe $135
Prairie at Countryside Golf Club Mundelein $26 - $40
Lakemoor Golf Course Lakemoor $28
Nine Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $19
South/West at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Red/Blue at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Ruth Lake Country Club Hinsdale $125
Sugar Creek Golf Course Villa Park $19
Beverly Country Club Chicago $110 - $120
Barrington Hills Country Club Barrington $100
Aurora Country Club Aurora $109
Weber Park Golf Course Skokie $10.00
Country Lakes Golf Club Naperville $40
River Forest Country Club Elmhurst $95
Downers Grove Golf Club Downers Grove $20
Red/White at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Traditional at Countryside Golf Club Mundelein $26 - $40
Lockport Golf Club Lockport $8
Valley Green Golf Course North Aurora $23
Evanston Golf Club Skokie $125
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Woodland Course Bloomingdale $25 - $35
Briarwood Country Club Deerfield $55 - $110
Prairie/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Craig Woods Golf Course Woodstock $15 - $24
Barrington Park District Golf Course Barrington $8 - $10
Mid - Iron Club Lemont $16
West Golf Course at Chicago Heights Park District Chicago Heights $12.00 - $14.00
Glen Oak Country Club Glen Ellyn $116
Royal Fox Country Club Saint Charles $112
2nd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Twin Lakes Golf Club Westmont $14
Valley Lo Club Glenview $23 - $50
Forest/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Western Acres Golf Course Lombard $11 - $18
Blue/Red at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Naperville Country Club Naperville $110
Indian Hill Club Winnetka $100
Lake Shore Country Club Glencoe $75
Old Elm Club Highland Park $85
#1 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $116
Morris Country Club Morris $40
Par-3 Children's at Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield N/A
Prestwick Country Club Frankfort $107
Pottawatomie Golf Course Saint Charles $10 - $15
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