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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Odyssey Golf Course
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Tinley Park $25
Joe Jemsek Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
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West Chicago $25
Ruffled Feathers Golf Club
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Lemont $30
Red/White at The Links at Carillon
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Plainfield $30
Blackstone Golf Club
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Marengo $35
Gold at Green Garden Country Club
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Frankfort $22
Pheasant Run Resort
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Saint Charles $20
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Island Course
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Bloomingdale $25 - $35
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Highland Course
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Bloomingdale $35
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Baer Course
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Schaumburg $35
Mission Hills Country Club
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Northbrook $60
East at Countryside Golf Course
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Mundelein $29
Klein Creek Golf Club
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Winfield $30
Tanna Farms Golf Club
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Geneva $25
Golf Club of Illinois
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Algonquin $22
East/North at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $15 - $40
Makray Memorial Golf Club
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Barrington $31
West at White Pines Golf Course
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Bensenville $20
Prairie Landing Golf Club
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West Chicago $27.5
Saint Andrews Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
West Chicago $25
Stonewall Orchard Golf Club
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Grayslake $41
White Deer Run Golf Club
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Vernon Hills $59
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Players Course
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Schaumburg $41
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Woodland Course
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Bloomingdale $25 - $35
South/East at Arrowhead Golf Club Wheaton $67
Blue/Red at The Links at Carillon
Tee Times
Plainfield $18
Big Run Golf Club
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Lockport $33
Settler's Hill Golf Course
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Batavia $25
Shepherd's Crook Golf Course
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Zion $25
Bonnie Brook Golf Course
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Waukegan $20
Bowes Creek Country Club
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Elgin $39
West/South at Arrowhead Golf Club Wheaton $67
Deer Creek Golf Club
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University Park $20
Deerfield Golf Club
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Riverwoods $29
Eaglewood Resort & Spa
Tee Times
Itasca $25
Schaumburg Golf Club - Players/Baer Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $41
North/South at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $15 - $40
ThunderHawk Golf Course
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Beach Park $39
South Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
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Hickory Hills $25
Bittersweet Golf Club
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Gurnee $27
White/Blue at The Links at Carillon
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Plainfield $25 - $35
Brae Loch Country Club
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Grayslake $25
West/East at Arrowhead Golf Club Wheaton $67
Tamarack Golf Club
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Naperville $21
South/East at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $15 - $40
West at Countryside Golf Course
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Mundelein $26 - $30
Glenwoodie Golf Course
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Glenwood $17
Glendale Lakes Golf Club
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Glendale Heights $20
Foss Park Golf Course
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North Chicago $27
Sanctuary Golf Course
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New Lenox $28
Whitetail Ridge Golf Club
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Yorkville $25
Pinecrest Golf & Country Club
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Huntley $25
Meadows Golf Club
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Blue Island $17
Canal Shores Golf Course
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Evanston $10
Foxford Hills Golf Club
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Cary $17
Marengo Ridge Golf Club
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Marengo $10
Springbrook Golf Course
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Naperville $35
University Golf Club & Conference Center
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Richton Park $23
Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
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Hoffman Estates $25
Nickol Knoll Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $7.5
Carriage Greens Country Club
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Darien $19
Arboretum Club
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Buffalo Grove $25
Naperbrook Golf Course
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Plainfield $35
Grayslake Golf Course
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Grayslake $9
Buffalo Grove Golf Club
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Buffalo Grove $21
Tuckaway Golf Course
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Crete $20
Red at Gleneagles Country Club
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Lemont $17
East at White Pines Golf Course
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Bensenville $20
Redtail Golf Club
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Crystal Lake $22
Blackberry Oaks Golf Club
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Bristol $19
Village Greens of Woodridge Golf Course
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Woodridge $19.99
Woodbine Golf Course
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Lockport $16
Antioch Golf Club
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Antioch $20
Arlington Lakes Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $21
Mill Creek Golf Club
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Geneva $23
Crystal Woods Golf Club
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Woodstock $28
Fox Bend Golf Course
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Oswego $25
River Bend Golf Club
Tee Times
Lisle $20
Lincoln Oaks Golf Course
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Crete $15
Bloomingdale Golf Club
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Bloomingdale $20
Cary Country Club
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Cary $27
Palos Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Palos Hills $9
Libertyville Golf Course
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Libertyville $13
HeatherRidge Golf Club
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Gurnee $15
Prairie Bluff Golf Course
Tee Times
Lockport $34
Shiloh Park Golf Course
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Zion $5.5
Coyote Run Golf Course
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Flossmoor $32
Streamwood Oaks Golf Club
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Streamwood $18
Old Oak Country Club
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Lockport $30
Chalet Hills Golf Club
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Cary $26
Fresh Meadow Golf Club
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Hillside $15
Lake Bluff Golf Club
Tee Times
Lake Bluff $28
Royal Country Club of Long Grove
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Long Grove $75
Pitch & Putt Course at Mill Creek Golf Club Geneva $10
Prairie Isle Golf Course
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Prairie Grove $31
Midlane Championship Golf Resort
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Wadsworth $53
Sunset Valley Golf Course
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Highland Park $34
Village Green Country Club
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Mundelein $27.5
Marquette Park Golf Course
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Chicago $12 - $17
Edgebrook Golf Course
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Chicago $16.99
Inwood Golf Course
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Joliet $35
South at Silver Lake Country Club
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Orland Park $26
River Oaks Golf Course
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Calumet City $19.99
George W Dunne National Golf Course
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Oak Forest $21
Blue at Green Garden Country Club
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Frankfort $33
Western Acres Golf Course
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Glen Ellyn $11 - $18
Wing Park Golf Course
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Elgin $15
Billy Caldwell Golf Course
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Chicago $25
Water's Edge Golf Club
Tee Times
Worth $20
Old Orchard Country Club
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Mount Prospect $30
Bonnie Dundee Golf Club
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Carpentersville $22
Oak Brook Golf Club
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Oak Brook $27.5
Executive White at Salt Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $20
Deer Path Golf Course
Tee Times
Lake Forest $30
Seven Bridges Golf Club
Tee Times
Woodridge $45
Fox Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Fox Lake $26
Woodside/Lakeside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $85
Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club
Tee Times
Barrington $50
Villa Olivia Country Club
Tee Times
Bartlett $20
Meadowlark Golf Course
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Hinsdale $21.99
Rolling Knolls Country Club
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Elgin $22
Boughton Ridge Golf Course
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Bolingbrook $13
White Mountain Golf Course
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Orland Park $10
Highland Park Country Club
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Highland Park $29
Whisper Creek Golf Club
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Huntley $19.99
Hughes Creek Golf Club
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Elburn $19
Oak Meadows Golf Course
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Addison $29
Ravisloe Country Club
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Homewood $27
Oak Grove Golf Club
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Harvard $26.5
Wedgewood Golf Course
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Joliet $35
North at Silver Lake Country Club
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Orland Park $26
Columbus Park Golf Course
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Chicago $12.84
Robert Black Golf Course
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Chicago $18.35
Fox Valley Golf & Country Club
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North Aurora $25
Highlands of Elgin
Tee Times
Elgin $39
Orchard Valley Golf Course
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Aurora $25
Chick Evans Golf Course
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Morton Grove $29.99
Willow Crest Golf Club
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Oak Brook $38
Chapel Hill Country Club
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McHenry $27.5
Randall Oaks Golf Club
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Dundee $32
Lakeside/Hillside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $85
Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $23.85
Renwood Golf Course
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Round Lake $20
South Shore Golf Course
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Chicago $17.43
Phillips Park Golf Course
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Aurora $27
Indian Boundary Golf Course
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Chicago $24.99
Regulation at Winnetka Golf Club
Tee Times
Winnetka $23
Bartlett Hills Golf Club
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Bartlett $25
Walnut Greens Golf Course
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Schaumburg $11.5
White at Gleneagles Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $17
North Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
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Hickory Hills $21
Jackson Park Golf Club
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Chicago $24.77
Bolingbrook Golf Club
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Bolingbrook $55
Vernon Hills Golf Course
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Vernon Hills $23
Fox Run Golf Links
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Elk Grove Village $30
Starboard at Harborside International Golf Center
Tee Times
Chicago $49
Zigfield Troy Golf Range & Par 3
Tee Times
Woodridge $7
Hilldale Golf Club
Tee Times
Hoffman Estates $25 - $50
Hillside/Woodside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $105
Green Meadows Golf Course
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Westmont $9
Joe Louis "The Champ" Golf Course
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Riverdale $14.99
West Eighteen at Maple Meadows Golf Club
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Wood Dale $29
Woodruff Golf Course
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Joliet $26
Highland Woods Golf Course
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Hoffman Estates $19.99
Mt Prospect Golf Club
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Mount Prospect $25 - $41
Rob Roy Golf Course
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Prospect Heights $17
Executive Blue at Salt Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $20
Bliss Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
Sugar Grove $18
Crane's Landing Golf Club
Tee Times
Lincolnshire $25
Ridgemoor Country Club Chicago $114
Royal Melbourne Long Grove $127
Red at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
Green Acres Country Club Northbrook $85
White at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
West/North at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Crystal Lake Country Club Crystal Lake $90
Cress Creek Country Club Naperville $97
Midlothian Country Club Midlothian $105
Joliet Country Club Joliet $96
Wilmette Golf Course Wilmette $32 - $50
Hawthorn Woods Country Club Hawthorn Woods $90
Oak Hills Country Club Palos Heights $17
Lakemoor Golf Course Lakemoor $28
Hinsdale Golf Club Clarendon Hills $113
Royal Fox Country Club Saint Charles $112
Forest/Prairie at The Ivanhoe Club Mundelein $123
Calumet Country Club Homewood $134
Blue/Red at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Glencoe Golf Club Glencoe $23 - $29
Valley Lo Club Glenview $23 - $50
Fountain Hills Golf Club Alsip $7 - $17
Blue at Boone Creek Golf Course McHenry $40
Lincolnshire Country Club Crete $76
Lake Shore Country Club Glencoe $75
Traditions at Chevy Chase Golf Club Wheeling $54
Golf Center Par-3 Course Des Plaines $12
Blue/Red at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Beverly Country Club Chicago $110
#3 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $186
Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield $50 - $100
Willow Glen Golf Course Great Lakes $48
Steeple Chase Golf Course Mundelein $32 - $49
Wolf Run Golf Course Aurora $28
Black Hawk Golf Club Saint Charles $91
East Nine at Maple Meadows Golf Club Wood Dale $15
Twin Lakes Golf Course Palatine $28
Onwentsia Club Lake Forest $100
Sugar Creek Golf Course Villa Park $19
Idlewild Country Club Flossmoor $107
Country Lakes Golf Club Naperville $40
Barrington Park District Golf Course Barrington less than $50
South/West at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Palos Country Club Orland Park $16 - $18
Square Links Golf Course Frankfort $10 - $12
Mistwood Golf Club Romeoville $59
Stonehenge Golf Club Barrington less than $50
Skokie Country Club Glencoe $135
Palatine Hills Golf Course Palatine $31 - $40
Conway Farms Golf Club Lake Forest $250
Prestwick Country Club Frankfort $107
Anetsberger Golf Course Northbrook $12
Terrace Hill Golf Course Algonquin $36
Crystal Highlands Lake in the Hills $12
Chicago Heights Park District East Golf Course Chicago Heights $14.00
Bryn Mawr Country Club Lincolnwood $100
White/Blue at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Ken-Loch Golf Links Lombard $13
Red/Blue at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Chicago Highlands Golf Club Westchester $100
North at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
La Grange Country Club La Grange $120
Turnberry Country Club Crystal Lake $46 - $58
Knollwood Club Lake Forest $107
Evanston Golf Club Skokie $125
Blue/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Shoreacres Lake Bluff $80
Biltmore Country Club Barrington $118
Glen Club Glenview $90 - $190
Twin Lakes Golf Club Westmont $14
#3 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $12 - $37
Addison Golf Course Addison $10 - $15
Greenshire Golf Course Beach Park $9
Elgin Country Club Elgin $119
Downers Grove Golf Club Downers Grove $20
Balmoral Woods Country Club Crete $51
Eagle Brook Country Club Geneva $98
McHenry Country Club McHenry $80
Glenview Park Golf Club Glenview $20 - $39
Butler National Golf Club Oak Brook $325 - $360
Naperville Country Club Naperville $110
Geneva Golf Club Geneva $50
Mid - Iron Club Lemont $16
Craig Woods Golf Course Woodstock $15
3rd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Links Course at Rich Harvest Farms Sugar Grove N/A
Evergreen Golf & Country Club Evergreen Park $35
North Shore Country Club Glenview $145
Graystone Golf Links Tinley Park $28
Riverside Golf Club North Riverside $96
Nine Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $19
Lake Zurich Golf Club Lake Zurich N/A
Nine Hole at Sportsman's Country Club Northbrook $19 - $22
Park Ridge Country Club Park Ridge $107
Red/White at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Flag Creek Golf Course Countryside $10 - $18
#2 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $30.50 - $57.00
River Forest Country Club Elmhurst $95
Old Wayne Executive Golf Course West Chicago $19
#4 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $100 - $155
Lake Park Golf Course Des Plaines $13
Hickory Knoll Golf Course Lake Villa $11
Eighteen Hole at Sportsman's Country Club Northbrook $27 - $41
Morris Country Club Morris $40
Tam O' Shanter Golf Course Niles $18
Red/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Bull Valley Golf Club Woodstock $97
Bob-O-Link Golf Club Highland Park $100
Heritage Bluffs Golf Club Channahon $50
Crystal Tree Golf & Country Club Orland Park $120
Stonebridge Country Club Aurora $117
Pistakee Country Club Volo $21
Indian Hill Club Winnetka $100
Pine Meadow Golf Club Mundelein $85
Glen Flora Country Club Waukegan $70
Chicago Golf Club Wheaton $125
Edgewood Valley Country Club La Grange $100
Exmoor Country Club Highland Park $90
Prairie/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Mundelein $123
Westmoreland Country Club Wilmette $130
Aurora Country Club Aurora $109
Deer Valley Golf Course Big Rock $18
Ravinia Green Country Club Deerfield $100
Emerald at Green Garden Country Club Frankfort $20
Youth Links at Cantigny Golf Wheaton $17
Apple Orchard Golf Course Bartlett $12.50
Cedardell Golf Club Plano $24
Par-3 at Winnetka Golf Club Winnetka $14
Old Top Farm Golf Course Crystal Lake $22
Rolling Hills at Silver Lake Country Club Orland Park $13 - $14
#1 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $12 - $37
Par-3 Children's at Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield N/A
Inverness Golf Club Palatine $123
#1 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $116
Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor $90
Old Elm Club Highland Park $85
West Short at Broken Arrow Golf Club Lockport $12
North/South at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Briarwood Country Club Deerfield $55 - $110
Old Wayne Golf Course West Chicago $50
Fort Sheridan Golf Course Fort Sheridan less than $50
Willow Run Golf Course Mokena $15.50 - $19.00
Red at Boone Creek Golf Course McHenry $28
St. Charles Golf Club Saint Charles $134
Golf Vista Estates Golf Course Monee $7 - $12
Itasca Country Club Itasca $90
Weber Park Golf Course Skokie $10.00
Port at Harborside International Golf Center Chicago $80
Glen View Club Golf N/A
Eighteen Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $25 - $54
Chicago Heights Park District West Golf Course Chicago Heights $14
Ridge Country Club Chicago $75
2nd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Lockport Golf & Recreation Club Lockport $8
Woodstock Country Club Woodstock $63
Kemper Lakes Golf Club Lake Zurich N/A
White/Red at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Hunter Country Club Richmond $20
Glen Oak Country Club Glen Ellyn $116
Willow Hill Golf Course Northbrook $12 - $18
Pottawatomie Golf Course Saint Charles $26
#2 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $91
1st Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Merit Club Libertyville $100
Valley Green Golf Course North Aurora $35
Forest/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Mundelein $123
South at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Stony Creek Golf Course Oak Lawn $39
Glenview National 9 Golf Club Glenview $18
Barrington Hills Country Club Barrington $100
Blue/White at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Rolling Green Country Club Arlington Heights $89 - $124
Oak Park Country Club River Grove $105
Wynstone Golf Club North Barrington $125
Leisure Village Golf Course Fox Lake N/A
Ruth Lake Country Club Hinsdale $125
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