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
Klein Creek Golf Club
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Winfield $30
Saint Andrews Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
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West Chicago $21.95
Inwood Golf Course
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Joliet $19
Eaglewood Resort & Spa
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Itasca $25
Odyssey Golf Course
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Tinley Park $15
Woodruff Golf Course
Tee Times
Joliet $13
South Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Hickory Hills $8
Shepherd's Crook Golf Course
Tee Times
Zion $16
Mission Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Northbrook $10
East at White Pines Golf Course
Tee Times
Bensenville $22
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Players Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $34.95
Pheasant Run Resort
Tee Times
Saint Charles $24
Prairie Landing Golf Club
Tee Times
West Chicago $33
Mt Prospect Golf Club
Tee Times
Mount Prospect $21
Carriage Greens Country Club
Tee Times
Darien $8
Oak Brook Golf Club
Tee Times
Oak Brook $25
Winnetka Golf Club
Tee Times
Winnetka $26
Deerfield Golf Club
Tee Times
Riverwoods $14
Gold at Green Garden Country Club
Tee Times
Frankfort $17
Stonewall Orchard Golf Club
Tee Times
Grayslake $35
Bonnie Brook Golf Course
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Waukegan $30
Ravisloe Golf Club
Tee Times
Homewood $26
Palatine Hills Golf Course
Tee Times
Palatine $28
South/East at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $18
Stony Creek Golf Course
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Oak Lawn $18
Schaumburg Golf Club - Players/Baer Course
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Schaumburg $34.95
West at White Pines Golf Course
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Bensenville $13
West/East at Arrowhead Golf Club
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Wheaton $47
East/North at Broken Arrow Golf Club
Tee Times
Lockport $18
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Baer Course
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Schaumburg $34.95
Blackstone Golf Club
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Marengo $26
South/East at Arrowhead Golf Club
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Wheaton $47
Chapel Hill Country Club
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McHenry $18
Bartlett Hills Golf Club
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Bartlett $24
Big Run Golf Club
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Lockport $25
Village Green Country Club
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Mundelein $18
Oak Grove Golf Club
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Harvard $18
Fox Run Golf Links
Tee Times
Elk Grove Village $21
Glenview Park Golf Club
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Glenview $35
Tanna Farms Golf Club
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Geneva $19
North/South at Broken Arrow Golf Club
Tee Times
Lockport $18
West/South at Arrowhead Golf Club
Tee Times
Wheaton $47
Highlands of Elgin
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Elgin $31.5
Deer Creek Golf Club
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University Park $16
Bittersweet Golf Club
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Gurnee $26
Wedgewood Golf Course
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Joliet $21
Chalet Hills Golf Club
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Cary $25
Makray Memorial Golf Club
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Barrington $39
Settler's Hill Golf Course
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Batavia $23
Foxford Hills Golf Club
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Cary $25.99
Joe Jemsek Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
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West Chicago $20
Village Greens of Woodridge Golf Course
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Woodridge $11
Redtail Golf Club
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Crystal Lake $18
Arboretum Club
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Buffalo Grove $23
Meadows Golf Club
Tee Times
Blue Island $17.25
Executive White at Salt Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $16
Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
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Chicago $20.65
Phillips Park Golf Course
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Aurora $33
Turnberry Country Club
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Crystal Lake $35
South Shore Golf Course
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Chicago $13.25
River Bend Golf Club
Tee Times
Lisle $14
Highland Park Country Club
Tee Times
Highland Park $27
Naperbrook Golf Course
Tee Times
Plainfield $16
Cary Country Club
Tee Times
Cary $8
Renwood Golf Course Round Lake $21 - $38
Blue at Green Garden Country Club
Tee Times
Frankfort $15
Bloomingdale Golf Club
Tee Times
Bloomingdale $16
Oak Meadows Golf Course Addison $49
Pine Meadow Golf Club
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Mundelein $39.5
Streamwood Oaks Golf Club
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Streamwood $13
Port at Harborside International Golf Center
Tee Times
Chicago $42
Rolling Hills at Silver Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Orland Park $12
Marengo Ridge Golf Club
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Marengo $13
Flag Creek Golf Course
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Countryside $12
Bliss Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
Sugar Grove $25
White Deer Run Golf Club Vernon Hills $73
Willow Crest Golf Club
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Oak Brook $40
Marquette Park Golf Course
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Chicago $13.25
Chick Evans Golf Course
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Morton Grove $21
Tamarack Golf Club
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Naperville $17
Creekside Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
McHenry $8
Springbrook Golf Course
Tee Times
Naperville $25.65
Rolling Knolls Country Club Elgin $22
Classic 18 at Sportsman's Country Club
Tee Times
Northbrook $23
Heritage Bluffs Golf Club
Tee Times
Channahon $27
White at Gleneagles Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $8
Valley Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
McHenry $8
Palos Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Palos Hills $5
Lincoln Oaks Golf Course
Tee Times
Crete $8
Rob Roy Golf Course
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Prospect Heights $17
Highland Woods Golf Course
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Hoffman Estates $22
Sunset Valley Golf Course
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Highland Park $20
Glendale Lakes Golf Club
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Glendale Heights $15
Randall Oaks Golf Club
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West Dundee $20
Water's Edge Golf Club
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Worth $21
Prairie Isle Golf Course
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Prairie Grove $20
Woodside/Lakeside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $54
Deer Path Golf Course
Tee Times
Lake Forest $33.3
Antioch Golf Club
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Antioch $18
North at Silver Lake Country Club
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Orland Park $14
Bowes Creek Country Club
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Elgin $37
Lakeside/Hillside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $54
Seven Bridges Golf Club
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Woodridge $45
Robert Black Golf Course
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Chicago $17
Hughes Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Elburn $16
White Mountain Golf Course
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Orland Park $8
Fresh Meadow Golf Club
Tee Times
Hillside $16
Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club Barrington $70
Glenview Prairie Club
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Glenview $20
Boughton Ridge Golf Course
Tee Times
Bolingbrook $8
White/Blue at The Links at Carillon
Tee Times
Plainfield $24
#2 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $31
Walnut Greens Golf Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $5
Meadowlark Golf Course
Tee Times
Hinsdale $18
Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
Tee Times
Hoffman Estates $20
Villa Olivia Country Club
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Bartlett $5
Chevy Chase Country Club
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Wheeling $32
Sanctuary Golf Course
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New Lenox $18
Balmoral Woods Country Club
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Crete $28
Crystal Woods Golf Club
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Woodstock $20
Orchard Valley Golf Course
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Aurora $20
Edgebrook Golf Course
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Chicago $20
Hillside/Woodside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $54
East 9 at Sportsman's Country Club
Tee Times
Northbrook $24
Fountain Hills Golf Club
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Alsip $5
Prairie Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
McHenry $8
Bonnie Dundee Golf Club
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Carpentersville $12
South at Silver Lake Country Club
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Orland Park $14
Whisper Creek Golf Club
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Huntley $20.99
Indian Boundary Golf Course
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Chicago $18
Fox Bend Golf Course
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Oswego $18
Whitetail Ridge Golf Club
Tee Times
Yorkville $24
Executive Blue at Salt Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $16
Billy Caldwell Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $15
Red at Gleneagles Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $8
Fox Valley Golf & Country Club North Aurora $18 - $41
#4 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $100
Joe Louis "The Champ" Golf Course
Tee Times
Riverdale $21
Tuckaway Golf Course
Tee Times
Crete $14
Midlane Championship Golf Resort
Tee Times
Wadsworth $8
Blue/Red at The Links at Carillon
Tee Times
Plainfield $24
Wing Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Elgin $12
North Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Hickory Hills $5
Fox Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Fox Lake $19
Coyote Run Golf Course
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Flossmoor $20
Foss Park Golf Course
Tee Times
North Chicago $16
Crane's Landing Golf Club
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Lincolnshire $59
Blackberry Oaks Golf Club
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Bristol $19
Zigfield Troy Golf Range & Par 3
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Woodridge $7
Vernon Hills Golf Course
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Vernon Hills $10
Pitch & Putt Course at Mill Creek Golf Club Geneva $10
Canal Shores Golf Course
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Evanston $8
Ruffled Feathers Golf Club
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Lemont $32
Lake Bluff Golf Club
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Lake Bluff $29
Oak Hills Country Club
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Palos Heights $5
Green Meadows Golf Course
Tee Times
Westmont $7
East Nine at Maple Meadows Golf Club Wood Dale $15
HeatherRidge Golf Club
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Gurnee $15
#3 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $22
Old Orchard Country Club
Tee Times
Mount Prospect $28
Golf Club of Illinois
Tee Times
Algonquin $25
Hilldale Golf Club
Tee Times
Hoffman Estates $24
Columbus Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $13.25
Red/White at The Links at Carillon
Tee Times
Plainfield $24
#1 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $22
River Oaks Golf Course
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Calumet City $17
Prairie Bluff Golf Course
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Crest Hill $25
Steeple Chase Golf Course
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Mundelein $33
Bolingbrook Golf Club
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Bolingbrook $51
Shiloh Park Golf Course
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Zion $5
Old Oak Country Club
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Homer Glen $26
George W Dunne National Golf Course
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Oak Forest $21
Grayslake Golf Course
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Grayslake $5
Nickol Knoll Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $7
Buffalo Grove Golf Club
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Buffalo Grove $22
Jackson Park Golf Club
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Chicago $21
West Eighteen at Maple Meadows Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $24
Arlington Lakes Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $5
Starboard at Harborside International Golf Center
Tee Times
Chicago $58
Mill Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Geneva $14
University Park Golf Club
Tee Times
Richton Park $23
Lakemoor Golf Course Lakemoor $28
North/South at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Ridgemoor Country Club Chicago $114
Blue/Red at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Tam O' Shanter Golf Course Niles $18
Beverly Country Club Chicago $110 - $120
Hinsdale Golf Club Clarendon Hills $113
Cress Creek Country Club Naperville $97
1st Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Apple Orchard Golf Course Bartlett $12.50
Wilmette Golf Course Wilmette $32 - $50
#2 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $91
Nine Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $19
Willow Hill Golf Course Northbrook $12 - $18
Crystal Lake Country Club Crystal Lake $90
Royal Hawk Golf Club Saint Charles $91
Wolf Run Golf Course Aurora $28
Westmoreland Country Club Wilmette $130
Old Wayne Executive Golf Course West Chicago $19
Old Wayne Golf Course West Chicago $50
North at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Red at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
ThunderHawk Golf Course Beach Park $35 - $52
Chicago Golf Club Wheaton $125
Ruth Lake Country Club Hinsdale $125
Chicago Highlands Golf Club Westchester $100
Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor $90
Twin Lakes Golf Course Palatine $28
Biltmore Country Club Barrington $106 - $118
Weber Park Golf Course Skokie $10.00
Greenshire Golf Course Beach Park $9
Shoreacres Lake Bluff $80
St. Charles Golf Club Saint Charles $134
Briarwood Country Club Deerfield $55 - $110
Palos Country Club Orland Park $16 - $18
Traditional at Countryside Golf Club Mundelein $26 - $40
Inverness Golf Club Palatine $123
East Golf Course at Chicago Heights Park District Chicago Heights $12.00 - $14.00
Joliet Country Club Joliet $65
Forest/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Glen Club Glenview $90 - $190
Eagle Brook Country Club Geneva $98
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Island Course Bloomingdale $25 - $35
Knollwood Club Lake Forest $107
Kemper Lakes Golf Club Kildeer N/A
Naperville Country Club Naperville $110
#1 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $116
Merit Club Libertyville $100
Mid - Iron Club Lemont $16
Ravinia Green Country Club Deerfield $81 - $100
Old Elm Club Highland Park $85
Blue/Red at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Emerald at Green Garden Country Club Frankfort $20
River Forest Country Club Elmhurst $95
Prairie at Countryside Golf Club Mundelein $26 - $40
Country Lakes Golf Club Naperville $40
Hunter Country Club Richmond $20
Twin Lakes Golf Club Westmont $14
Onwentsia Club Lake Forest $100
Lake Zurich Golf Club Lake Zurich N/A
Skokie Country Club Glencoe $135
Butler National Golf Club Oak Brook $325 - $360
Red/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Western Acres Golf Course Lombard $11 - $18
Leisure Village Golf Course Fox Lake N/A
Youth Links at Cantigny Golf Wheaton $17
Glen View Club Golf N/A
Square Links Golf Course Frankfort $10 - $20
South at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Exmoor Country Club Highland Park $90
Valley Lo Club Glenview $23 - $50
Red/Blue at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Forest/Prairie at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Lake Shore Country Club Glencoe $75
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Woodland Course Bloomingdale $25 - $35
Morris Country Club Morris $40
Anetsberger Golf Course Northbrook $13
Bull Valley Golf Club Woodstock $97
Royal Fox Country Club Saint Charles $112
West Golf Course at Chicago Heights Park District Chicago Heights $12.00 - $14.00
Green Acres Country Club Northbrook $85
Willow Run Golf Course Mokena $15.50 - $19.00
#3 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $186
Elgin Country Club Elgin $119
Addison Links & Tees Addison $10 - $15
Royal Country Club of Long Grove Long Grove $75
3rd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Sugar Creek Golf Course Villa Park $19
West Short at Broken Arrow Golf Club Lockport $12
Fort Sheridan Golf Course Fort Sheridan less than $50
Bryn Mawr Country Club Lincolnwood $100
Barrington Hills Country Club Barrington $100
Craig Woods Golf Course Woodstock $15 - $24
Downers Grove Golf Club Downers Grove $20
Itasca Country Club Itasca $90
Stonebridge Country Club Aurora $117
Midlothian Country Club Midlothian $105
Woodbine Golf Course Lockport $16 - $52
Old Top Farm Golf Course Crystal Lake $22
Hickory Knoll Golf Course Lake Villa $11
Lincolnshire Country Club Crete $76
Deer Valley Golf Course Big Rock $18
Eighteen Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $25 - $54
West/North at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Prestwick Country Club Frankfort $107
Hawthorn Woods Country Club Hawthorn Woods $90
Riverside Golf Club North Riverside $96
Glencoe Golf Club Glencoe $23 - $59
White/Red at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Highland Course Bloomingdale $25 - $35
Golf Center Par-3 Course Des Plaines $12
Willow Glen Golf Course Great Lakes $48
Pistakee Country Club Volo $21
Cedardell Golf Club Plano $12 - $15
Woodstock Country Club Woodstock $63
Indian Hill Club Winnetka $100
Glenwoodie Golf Course Glenwood $14 - $18
White at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
Bob-O-Link Golf Club Highland Park $100
Conway Farms Golf Club Lake Forest $250
Glen Oak Country Club Glen Ellyn $116
Terrace Hill Golf Course Algonquin $36
Barrington Park District Golf Course Barrington less than $50
Prairie/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Mistwood Golf Club Romeoville $59
Idlewild Country Club Flossmoor $107
Glen Flora Country Club Waukegan $70
Edgewood Valley Country Club La Grange $100
Golf Vista Estates Golf Course Monee $7 - $12
La Grange Country Club La Grange $120
Pottawatomie Golf Course Saint Charles $10 - $15
Par-3 Children's at Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield N/A
Brae Loch Country Club Grayslake $19 - $23
McHenry Country Club McHenry $80
White/Blue at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Aurora Country Club Aurora $109
North Shore Country Club Glenview $145
Blue/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Geneva Golf Club Geneva $50
Links Course at Rich Harvest Farms Sugar Grove N/A
Libertyville Golf Course Libertyville $13
Wynstone Golf Club North Barrington $125
Ridge Country Club Chicago $95 - $105
Oak Park Country Club River Grove $105
Blue/White at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Crystal Tree Golf & Country Club Orland Park $120
Par-3 at Winnetka Golf Club
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Winnetka $13
Pinecrest Golf & Country Club Huntley $24 - $42
Evanston Golf Club Skokie $125
South/West at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Stonehenge Golf Club Barrington less than $50
Valley Green Golf Course North Aurora $23
Red/White at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
2nd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Lockport Golf Club Lockport $8
Park Ridge Country Club Park Ridge $107
Rolling Green Country Club Arlington Heights $89 - $124
Calumet Country Club Homewood $134
Royal Melbourne Long Grove $127
Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield $50 - $100
Lake Park Golf Course Des Plaines $13
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