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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West at Countryside Golf Course
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Mundelein $26 - $30
Prairie Landing Golf Club
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West Chicago $30
Stonewall Orchard Golf Club
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Grayslake $53
Big Run Golf Club
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Lockport $39
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Woodland Course
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Bloomingdale $35
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Highland Course
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Bloomingdale $35
Golf Club of Illinois
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Algonquin $22
West at White Pines Golf Course
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Bensenville $20
Blue/Red at The Links at Carillon
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Plainfield $18
Klein Creek Golf Club
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Winfield $35
Bonnie Brook Golf Course
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Waukegan $25
Makray Memorial Golf Club
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Barrington $31
Mission Hills Country Club
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Northbrook $17
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Island Course
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Bloomingdale $35
Blackstone Golf Club
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Marengo $40
Red/White at The Links at Carillon
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Plainfield $29
Settler's Hill Golf Course
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Batavia $27
Brae Loch Country Club
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Grayslake $29
Joe Jemsek Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
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West Chicago $25
White Deer Run Golf Club
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Vernon Hills $59
West/South at Arrowhead Golf Club Wheaton $67
South/East at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $30
Pheasant Run Resort
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Saint Charles $25
North/South at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $15 - $40
Deer Creek Golf Club
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University Park $20
Bittersweet Golf Club
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Gurnee $30
Eaglewood Resort & Spa
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Itasca $25
Schaumburg Golf Club - Players/Baer Course
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Schaumburg $45
East at Countryside Golf Course
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Mundelein $36
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Players Course
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Schaumburg $41
Shepherd's Crook Golf Course
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Zion $25
Tanna Farms Golf Club
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Geneva $25
Ruffled Feathers Golf Club
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Lemont $39
East/North at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $15 - $40
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Baer Course
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Schaumburg $41
Odyssey Golf Course
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Tinley Park $25
Saint Andrews Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
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West Chicago $25
West/East at Arrowhead Golf Club Wheaton $67
ThunderHawk Golf Course
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Beach Park $47
Deerfield Golf Club
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Riverwoods $39
South/East at Arrowhead Golf Club Wheaton $67
White/Blue at The Links at Carillon
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Plainfield $55
Bowes Creek Country Club
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Elgin $39
Tamarack Golf Club
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Naperville $25
Red at Gleneagles Country Club
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Lemont $19
Glendale Lakes Golf Club
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Glendale Heights $20
Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
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Hoffman Estates $25
Crystal Woods Golf Club
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Woodstock $28
Springbrook Golf Course
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Naperville $35
Coyote Run Golf Course
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Flossmoor $35
Antioch Golf Club
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Antioch $20
Lincoln Oaks Golf Course
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Crete $25
Carriage Greens Country Club
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Darien $24
Lake Bluff Golf Club
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Lake Bluff $28
University Golf Club & Conference Center
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Richton Park $18
Mill Creek Golf Club
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Geneva $27
HeatherRidge Golf Club
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Gurnee $15
Fresh Meadow Golf Club
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Hillside $22
Bloomingdale Golf Club
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Bloomingdale $20
Arlington Lakes Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $21
Blackberry Oaks Golf Club
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Bristol $20
Arboretum Club
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Buffalo Grove $26
Shiloh Park Golf Course
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Zion $5.5
Foss Park Golf Course
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North Chicago $20
Foxford Hills Golf Club
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Cary $17
Cary Country Club
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Cary $27
River Bend Golf Club
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Lisle $22
Naperbrook Golf Course
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Plainfield $35
Libertyville Golf Course
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Libertyville $13
Whitetail Ridge Golf Club
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Yorkville $25
Sanctuary Golf Course
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New Lenox $28
Nickol Knoll Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $7.5
Chalet Hills Golf Club
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Cary $25
Grayslake Golf Course
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Grayslake $12
Fox Bend Golf Course
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Oswego $25
Village Greens of Woodridge Golf Course
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Woodridge $19.99
Tuckaway Golf Course
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Crete $18
Streamwood Oaks Golf Club
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Streamwood $18
Redtail Golf Club
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Crystal Lake $29.99
Old Oak Country Club
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Lockport $31
Woodbine Golf Course
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Lockport $15
Glenwoodie Golf Course
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Glenwood $17
Prairie Bluff Golf Course
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Lockport $36
Pinecrest Golf & Country Club
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Huntley $32
Meadows Golf Club
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Blue Island $17
Marengo Ridge Golf Club
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Marengo $15
Buffalo Grove Golf Club
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Buffalo Grove $21
East at White Pines Golf Course
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Bensenville $20
Palos Hills Golf Club
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Palos Hills $9
Canal Shores Golf Course
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Evanston $10
Gold at Green Garden Country Club
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Frankfort $21
Highland Park Country Club
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Highland Park $29
Rolling Knolls Country Club
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Elgin $22
Willow Crest Golf Club
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Oak Brook $48
Oak Brook Golf Club
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Oak Brook $27.5
Woodside/Lakeside at Cantigny Golf
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Wheaton $70
Fox Run Golf Links
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Elk Grove Village $28
George W Dunne National Golf Course
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Oak Forest $24.99
Midlane Championship Golf Resort
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Wadsworth $53
Starboard at Harborside International Golf Center
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Chicago $49
Old Orchard Country Club
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Mount Prospect $30
West Eighteen at Maple Meadows Golf Club
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Wood Dale $29
Billy Caldwell Golf Course
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Chicago $25
Meadowlark Golf Course
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Hinsdale $14.99
White at Gleneagles Country Club
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Lemont $19
Indian Boundary Golf Course
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Chicago $21.99
White Mountain Golf Course
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Orland Park $10
Boughton Ridge Golf Course
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Bolingbrook $13
Chick Evans Golf Course
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Morton Grove $19.99
Ravisloe Country Club
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Homewood $18
Chapel Hill Country Club
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McHenry $27.5
Crane's Landing Golf Club
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Lincolnshire $25
Walnut Greens Golf Course
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Schaumburg $6
Bonnie Dundee Golf Club
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Carpentersville $26.5
Inwood Golf Course
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Joliet $18
Joe Louis "The Champ" Golf Course
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Riverdale $24.99
Mt Prospect Golf Club
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Mount Prospect $25 - $41
Woodruff Golf Course
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Joliet $32
Water's Edge Golf Club
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Worth $20
Bliss Creek Golf Course
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Sugar Grove $23
Hilldale Golf Club
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Hoffman Estates $28
Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club
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Barrington $50
Hughes Creek Golf Club
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Elburn $21
River Oaks Golf Course
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Calumet City $19.99
Whisper Creek Golf Club
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Huntley $19.99
Regulation at Winnetka Golf Club
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Winnetka $29
Columbus Park Golf Course
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Chicago $12.84
Villa Olivia Country Club
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Bartlett $20
Fox Valley Golf & Country Club
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North Aurora $26
Orchard Valley Golf Course
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Aurora $25
Executive White at Salt Creek Golf Club
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Wood Dale $20
Oak Meadows Golf Course
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Addison $36
Blue at Green Garden Country Club
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Frankfort $21
Pitch & Putt Course at Mill Creek Golf Club Geneva $10
Oak Grove Golf Club
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Harvard $26.5
Hillside/Woodside at Cantigny Golf
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Wheaton $115
Executive Blue at Salt Creek Golf Club
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Wood Dale $20
South Shore Golf Course
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Chicago $17.43
Wedgewood Golf Course
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Joliet $24
Bartlett Hills Golf Club
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Bartlett $30
Highland Woods Golf Course
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Hoffman Estates $19.99
Jackson Park Golf Club
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Chicago $22.02
Lakeside/Hillside at Cantigny Golf
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Wheaton $105
Randall Oaks Golf Club
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Dundee $32
Fox Lake Country Club
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Fox Lake $26
Royal Country Club of Long Grove
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Long Grove $75
Edgebrook Golf Course
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Chicago $19.99
Highlands of Elgin
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Elgin $39
Robert Black Golf Course
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Chicago $18.35
Zigfield Troy Golf Range & Par 3
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Woodridge $7
Phillips Park Golf Course
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Aurora $27
Wing Park Golf Course
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Elgin $15
Sunset Valley Golf Course
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Highland Park $34
Prairie Isle Golf Course
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Prairie Grove $31
Rob Roy Golf Course
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Prospect Heights $17
Seven Bridges Golf Club
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Woodridge $45
Vernon Hills Golf Course
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Vernon Hills $23
Deer Path Golf Course
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Lake Forest $35
Green Meadows Golf Course
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Westmont $10
Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
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Chicago $23.85
Village Green Country Club
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Mundelein $27.5
Western Acres Golf Course
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Glen Ellyn $11 - $18
Renwood Golf Course
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Round Lake $18
Bolingbrook Golf Club
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Bolingbrook $55
Marquette Park Golf Course
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Chicago $12 - $17
Oak Hills Country Club Palos Heights $17
South/West at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Youth Links at Cantigny Golf Wheaton $17
Links Course at Rich Harvest Farms Sugar Grove N/A
Briarwood Country Club Deerfield $55 - $110
Hawthorn Woods Country Club Hawthorn Woods $90
Country Lakes Golf Club Naperville $40
Stonehenge Golf Club Barrington less than $50
Oak Park Country Club River Grove $105
Pine Meadow Golf Club Mundelein $85
Crystal Lake Country Club Crystal Lake $90
Kemper Lakes Golf Club Lake Zurich N/A
Terrace Hill Golf Course Algonquin $36
3rd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Shoreacres Lake Bluff $80
Ruth Lake Country Club Hinsdale $125
Craig Woods Golf Course Woodstock $15
Turnberry Country Club Crystal Lake $46 - $58
Pottawatomie Golf Course Saint Charles $26
Mid - Iron Club Lemont $16
Red/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Itasca Country Club Itasca $90
Bull Valley Golf Club Woodstock $97
Palatine Hills Golf Course Palatine $31 - $40
Red at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
East Nine at Maple Meadows Golf Club Wood Dale $15
Woodstock Country Club Woodstock $63
Flag Creek Golf Course Countryside $10 - $18
Steeple Chase Golf Course Mundelein $32 - $49
Skokie Country Club Glencoe $135
Square Links Golf Course Frankfort $10 - $12
Forest/Prairie at The Ivanhoe Club Mundelein $123
Willow Run Golf Course Mokena $15.50 - $19.00
Naperville Country Club Naperville $110
Golf Vista Estates Golf Course Monee $7 - $12
Old Top Farm Golf Course Crystal Lake $22
Greenshire Golf Course Beach Park $9
South at Silver Lake Country Club Orland Park $16 - $27
Crystal Tree Golf & Country Club Orland Park $120
#1 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $116
Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield $50 - $100
Westmoreland Country Club Wilmette $130
Indian Hill Club Winnetka $100
Lake Park Golf Course Des Plaines $13
Midlothian Country Club Midlothian $105
Glenview Park Golf Club Glenview $20 - $39
Wolf Run Golf Course Aurora $28
North/South at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Cress Creek Country Club Naperville $97
Butler National Golf Club Oak Brook $325 - $360
Hickory Knoll Golf Course Lake Villa $11
Willow Hill Golf Course Northbrook $12 - $18
Idlewild Country Club Flossmoor $107
Palos Country Club Orland Park $16 - $18
West/North at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Prairie/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Mundelein $123
Old Wayne Golf Course West Chicago $50
Barrington Park District Golf Course Barrington less than $50
2nd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Elgin Country Club Elgin $119
Bob-O-Link Golf Club Highland Park $100
Blue/Red at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Mistwood Golf Club Romeoville $59
Lockport Golf & Recreation Club Lockport $8
Pistakee Country Club Volo $21
North Course at Hickory Hills Country Club Hickory Hills $25
Morris Country Club Morris $40
Weber Park Golf Course Skokie $10.00
Stony Creek Golf Course Oak Lawn $39
Apple Orchard Golf Course Bartlett $12.50
Willow Glen Golf Course Great Lakes $48
Traditions at Chevy Chase Golf Club Wheeling $54
Nine Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $19
Ravinia Green Country Club Deerfield $100
Eagle Brook Country Club Geneva $98
La Grange Country Club La Grange $120
Valley Lo Club Glenview $23 - $50
Ken-Loch Golf Links Lombard $13
Evergreen Golf & Country Club Evergreen Park $35
Onwentsia Club Lake Forest $100
Crystal Highlands Lake in the Hills $12
Par-3 at Winnetka Golf Club Winnetka $14
North Shore Country Club Glenview $145
Lakemoor Golf Course Lakemoor $28
Prestwick Country Club Frankfort $107
Riverside Golf Club North Riverside $96
White/Blue at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Sugar Creek Golf Course Villa Park $19
Blue/Red at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
1st Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Downers Grove Golf Club Downers Grove $20
Lincolnshire Country Club Crete $76
Valley Green Golf Course North Aurora $35
Port at Harborside International Golf Center Chicago $80
Forest/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Mundelein $123
Green Acres Country Club Northbrook $85
Lake Zurich Golf Club Lake Zurich N/A
Chicago Heights Park District East Golf Course Chicago Heights $14.00
North at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
White at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
Beverly Country Club Chicago $110
Red/Blue at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor $90
Emerald at Green Garden Country Club Frankfort $20
Stonebridge Country Club Aurora $117
Geneva Golf Club Geneva $50
South at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Rolling Hills at Silver Lake Country Club Orland Park $13
Addison Golf Course Addison $10 - $15
Hinsdale Golf Club Clarendon Hills $113
Red/White at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Nine Hole at Sportsman's Country Club Northbrook $19 - $22
#1 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $12 - $37
#3 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $12 - $37
Exmoor Country Club Highland Park $90
Heritage Bluffs Golf Club Channahon $50
Par-3 Children's at Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield N/A
St. Charles Golf Club Saint Charles $134
Barrington Hills Country Club Barrington $100
Blue/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Merit Club Libertyville $100
Knollwood Club Lake Forest $107
Old Elm Club Highland Park $85
Conway Farms Golf Club Lake Forest $250
Blue/White at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Tam O' Shanter Golf Course Niles $18
Biltmore Country Club Barrington $118
Twin Lakes Golf Course Palatine $28
#2 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $30.50 - $57.00
South Course at Hickory Hills Country Club Hickory Hills $30 - $40
Royal Melbourne Long Grove $127
Evanston Golf Club Skokie $125
Fort Sheridan Golf Course Fort Sheridan less than $50
Joliet Country Club Joliet $96
White/Red at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Blue at Boone Creek Golf Course McHenry $40
Glen View Club Golf N/A
Ridge Country Club Chicago $75
Glencoe Golf Club Glencoe $23 - $29
Anetsberger Golf Course Northbrook $12
Graystone Golf Links Tinley Park $28
Rolling Green Country Club Arlington Heights $89 - $124
Hunter Country Club Richmond $20
Royal Fox Country Club Saint Charles $112
Leisure Village Golf Course Fox Lake N/A
Cedardell Golf Club Plano $24
Old Wayne Executive Golf Course West Chicago $19
Glen Club Glenview $90 - $190
Ridgemoor Country Club Chicago $114
Chicago Heights Park District West Golf Course Chicago Heights $14
River Forest Country Club Elmhurst $95
Glen Oak Country Club Glen Ellyn $116
McHenry Country Club McHenry $80
Chicago Highlands Golf Club Westchester $100
Golf Center Par-3 Course Des Plaines $12
Chicago Golf Club Wheaton $125
Fountain Hills Golf Club Alsip $7 - $17
North at Silver Lake Country Club Orland Park $16 - $27
Lake Shore Country Club Glencoe $75
Eighteen Hole at Sportsman's Country Club Northbrook $27 - $41
Calumet Country Club Homewood $134
Black Hawk Golf Club Saint Charles $91
Park Ridge Country Club Park Ridge $107
Red at Boone Creek Golf Course McHenry $28
#2 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $91
Glen Flora Country Club Waukegan $70
Twin Lakes Golf Club Westmont $14
Bryn Mawr Country Club Lincolnwood $100
Balmoral Woods Country Club Crete $51
Edgewood Valley Country Club La Grange $100
Glenview National 9 Golf Club Glenview $18
#4 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $100 - $155
Aurora Country Club Aurora $109
Wilmette Golf Course Wilmette $32 - $50
Inverness Golf Club Palatine $123
Eighteen Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $25 - $54
Deer Valley Golf Course Big Rock $18
#3 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $186
West Short at Broken Arrow Golf Club Lockport $12
Wynstone Golf Club North Barrington $125
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