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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Stony Creek Golf Course
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Oak Lawn $10
Saint Andrews Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
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West Chicago $10
South Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
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Hickory Hills $10
Village Green Country Club
Tee Times
Mundelein $26
Shepherd's Crook Golf Course
Tee Times
Zion $25
Winnetka Golf Club
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Winnetka $25
Prairie Landing Golf Club
Tee Times
West Chicago $38.5
Carriage Greens Country Club
Tee Times
Darien $10
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Island Course
Tee Times
Bloomingdale $16.95
Tanna Farms Golf Club
Tee Times
Geneva $25
North/South at Broken Arrow Golf Club
Tee Times
Lockport $10
East/North at Broken Arrow Golf Club
Tee Times
Lockport $10
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Players Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $36
Joe Jemsek Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
West Chicago $19.95
Wedgewood Golf Course
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Joliet $21
West/East at Arrowhead Golf Club
Tee Times
Wheaton $57
Bittersweet Golf Club
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Gurnee $26
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Highland Course
Tee Times
Bloomingdale $16.95
Odyssey Golf Course
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Tinley Park $15
Eaglewood Resort & Spa
Tee Times
Itasca $10
South/East at Broken Arrow Golf Club
Tee Times
Lockport $10
Foxford Hills Golf Club
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Cary $33
Golf Club of Illinois
Tee Times
Algonquin $21
Bonnie Brook Golf Course
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Waukegan $13
Deerfield Golf Club
Tee Times
Riverwoods $14
Mission Hills Country Club
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Northbrook $10
Fox Run Golf Links
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Elk Grove Village $35
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Woodland Course
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Bloomingdale $16.95
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Baer Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $36
East at White Pines Golf Course
Tee Times
Bensenville $22
Klein Creek Golf Club
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Winfield $35
West at White Pines Golf Course
Tee Times
Bensenville $22
Deer Creek Golf Club
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University Park $10
Pheasant Run Resort
Tee Times
Saint Charles $21
Settler's Hill Golf Course
Tee Times
Batavia $25
Blackstone Golf Club
Tee Times
Marengo $10
Chapel Hill Country Club
Tee Times
McHenry $17
Glenview Park Golf Club
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Glenview $28
Bartlett Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Bartlett $13
Mt Prospect Golf Club
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Mount Prospect $29
Makray Memorial Golf Club
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Barrington $13
Stonewall Orchard Golf Club
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Grayslake $34
Gold at Green Garden Country Club
Tee Times
Frankfort $10
Schaumburg Golf Club - Players/Baer Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $36
South/East at Arrowhead Golf Club
Tee Times
Wheaton $57
West/South at Arrowhead Golf Club
Tee Times
Wheaton $57
Palatine Hills Golf Course
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Palatine $14
Oak Grove Golf Club
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Harvard $25
Big Run Golf Club
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Lockport $10
Redtail Golf Club
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Crystal Lake $11
Palos Hills Golf Club
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Palos Hills $6
Woodruff Golf Course
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Joliet $15
Old Oak Country Club
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Homer Glen $20
Canal Shores Golf Course
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Evanston $5
South at Silver Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Orland Park $15.95
Tuckaway Golf Course
Tee Times
Crete $20
Bloomingdale Golf Club
Tee Times
Bloomingdale $16
Prairie Bluff Golf Course
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Crest Hill $25
Meadows Golf Club
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Blue Island $10
Arlington Lakes Golf Club
Tee Times
Arlington Heights $15
Balmoral Woods Country Club
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Crete $37
White at Gleneagles Country Club
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Lemont $10
Coyote Run Golf Course
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Flossmoor $20
Arboretum Club
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Buffalo Grove $30
Steeple Chase Golf Course
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Mundelein $33
River Bend Golf Club
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Lisle $10
Prairie Isle Golf Course
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Prairie Grove $24
Fox Bend Golf Course
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Oswego $9
Creekside Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
McHenry $10
Lake Bluff Golf Club
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Lake Bluff $19
Foss Park Golf Course
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North Chicago $10
Executive Blue at Salt Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $10
University Park Golf Club
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Richton Park $22
Walnut Greens Golf Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $7
Streamwood Oaks Golf Club
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Streamwood $12
Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
Tee Times
Hoffman Estates $10
Prairie Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
McHenry $10
Nickol Knoll Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $10
Springbrook Golf Course
Tee Times
Naperville $10
Blackberry Oaks Golf Club
Tee Times
Bristol $23
Marengo Ridge Golf Club
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Marengo $12
Executive White at Salt Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $10
Sanctuary Golf Course
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New Lenox $30
Shiloh Park Golf Course
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Zion $5
Antioch Golf Club
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Antioch $15
Cary Country Club
Tee Times
Cary $10
Naperbrook Golf Course
Tee Times
Plainfield $10
Rolling Hills at Silver Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Orland Park $9
Lincoln Oaks Golf Course
Tee Times
Crete $10
Grayslake Golf Course
Tee Times
Grayslake $5
Valley Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
McHenry $10
Crystal Woods Golf Club
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Woodstock $20
Inwood Golf Course
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Joliet $27
Villa Olivia Country Club
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Bartlett $10
Glendale Lakes Golf Club
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Glendale Heights $20
HeatherRidge Golf Club
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Gurnee $15
Buffalo Grove Golf Club
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Buffalo Grove $10
Old Orchard Country Club
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Mount Prospect $30
Sunset Valley Golf Course
Tee Times
Highland Park $20
East Nine at Maple Meadows Golf Club Wood Dale $15
Vernon Hills Golf Course
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Vernon Hills $10
Deer Path Golf Course
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Lake Forest $22
#2 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $62
Phillips Park Golf Course
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Aurora $15
Bowes Creek Country Club
Tee Times
Elgin $21
North Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Hickory Hills $10
Chevy Chase Country Club
Tee Times
Wheeling $29
Renwood Golf Course Round Lake $21 - $38
Crane's Landing Golf Club
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Lincolnshire $20
Glenview Prairie Club
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Glenview $19
White Mountain Golf Course
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Orland Park $8
Robert Black Golf Course
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Chicago $17
Hughes Creek Golf Club
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Elburn $28
Starboard at Harborside International Golf Center
Tee Times
Chicago $83
Whitetail Ridge Golf Club
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Yorkville $17
Red at Gleneagles Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $10
Rob Roy Golf Course
Tee Times
Prospect Heights $15
Marquette Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $17.43
Fresh Meadow Golf Club
Tee Times
Hillside $14
Rolling Knolls Country Club Elgin $22
Village Greens of Woodridge Golf Course
Tee Times
Woodridge $22
White Deer Run Golf Club Vernon Hills $73
Green Meadows Golf Course
Tee Times
Westmont $7
Randall Oaks Golf Club
Tee Times
West Dundee $29
Oak Brook Golf Club
Tee Times
Oak Brook $44
George W Dunne National Golf Course
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Oak Forest $22
Chick Evans Golf Course
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Morton Grove $17
North at Silver Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Orland Park $15.95
River Oaks Golf Course
Tee Times
Calumet City $30
Tamarack Golf Club
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Naperville $10
Jackson Park Golf Club
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Chicago $21
Highlands of Elgin
Tee Times
Elgin $27
Boughton Ridge Golf Course
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Bolingbrook $10
Red/White at The Links at Carillon
Tee Times
Plainfield $10
Willow Crest Golf Club
Tee Times
Oak Brook $39
Port at Harborside International Golf Center
Tee Times
Chicago $44
Oak Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Palos Heights $10
Ruffled Feathers Golf Club
Tee Times
Lemont $28
Joe Louis "The Champ" Golf Course
Tee Times
Riverdale $21
Seven Bridges Golf Club
Tee Times
Woodridge $38
Mill Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Geneva $10
Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club Barrington $70
Woodside/Lakeside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $99
Fox Valley Golf & Country Club North Aurora $18 - $41
#3 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $52
Chalet Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Cary $17
#4 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $135
Indian Boundary Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $25
Hilldale Golf Club
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Hoffman Estates $11
Columbus Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $13.25
#1 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $52
Highland Park Country Club
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Highland Park $20
Edgebrook Golf Course
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Chicago $20
Pine Meadow Golf Club
Tee Times
Mundelein $49.5
Oak Meadows Golf Course Addison $49
Ravisloe Country Club
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Homewood $24
West Eighteen at Maple Meadows Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $45
Bliss Creek Golf Course
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Sugar Grove $10
Flag Creek Golf Course
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Countryside $9
Heritage Bluffs Golf Club
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Channahon $16
Fox Lake Country Club
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Fox Lake $25
White/Blue at The Links at Carillon
Tee Times
Plainfield $10
Hillside/Woodside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $99
Whisper Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Huntley $17
Lakeside/Hillside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $99
Zigfield Troy Golf Range & Par 3
Tee Times
Woodridge $5
Midlane Championship Golf Resort
Tee Times
Wadsworth $10
Pitch & Putt Course at Mill Creek Golf Club Geneva $10
Bonnie Dundee Golf Club
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Carpentersville $20
Billy Caldwell Golf Course
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Chicago $15
Blue/Red at The Links at Carillon
Tee Times
Plainfield $10
Orchard Valley Golf Course
Tee Times
Aurora $22.95
Bolingbrook Golf Club
Tee Times
Bolingbrook $40
Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $20.65
Highland Woods Golf Course
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Hoffman Estates $25
Blue at Green Garden Country Club
Tee Times
Frankfort $10
Fountain Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Alsip $12
Wing Park Golf Course Elgin $17
South Shore Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $13.25
Meadowlark Golf Course
Tee Times
Hinsdale $16
Water's Edge Golf Club
Tee Times
Worth $20
Red/White at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Naperville Country Club Naperville $110
Craig Woods Golf Course Woodstock $15 - $24
Downers Grove Golf Club Downers Grove $20
Wynstone Golf Club North Barrington $125
East Golf Course at Chicago Heights Park District Chicago Heights $12.00 - $14.00
Stonebridge Country Club Aurora $117
Blue/White at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Emerald at Green Garden Country Club Frankfort $20
Bull Valley Golf Club Woodstock $97
Forest/Prairie at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Twin Lakes Golf Course Palatine $28
Lake Zurich Golf Club Lake Zurich N/A
Barrington Park District Golf Course Barrington less than $50
Lake Shore Country Club Glencoe $75
Links Course at Rich Harvest Farms Sugar Grove N/A
Green Acres Country Club Northbrook $85
Sugar Creek Golf Course Villa Park $19
Prestwick Country Club Frankfort $107
West Golf Course at Chicago Heights Park District Chicago Heights $12.00 - $14.00
Mistwood Golf Club Romeoville $59
Ruth Lake Country Club Hinsdale $125
Bob-O-Link Golf Club Highland Park $100
Cress Creek Country Club Naperville $97
Weber Park Golf Course Skokie $10.00
Forest/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
1st Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
River Forest Country Club Elmhurst $95
West/North at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Glen Flora Country Club Waukegan $70
Par-3 Children's at Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield N/A
2nd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Joliet Country Club Joliet $65
Fort Sheridan Golf Course Fort Sheridan less than $50
Eighteen Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $25 - $54
Royal Hawk Golf Club Saint Charles $91
North/South at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Classic 18 at Sportsman's Country Club Northbrook $27 - $61
Blue/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
St. Charles Golf Club Saint Charles $134
Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield $50 - $100
Aurora Country Club Aurora $109
#3 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $186
Nine Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $19
Old Elm Club Highland Park $85
Ridgemoor Country Club Chicago $114
Glencoe Golf Club Glencoe $23 - $59
Traditional at Countryside Golf Club Mundelein $26 - $40
#2 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $91
South/West at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Wilmette Golf Course Wilmette $32 - $50
Midlothian Country Club Midlothian $105
North Shore Country Club Glenview $145
Idlewild Country Club Flossmoor $107
Old Wayne Executive Golf Course West Chicago $19
Stonehenge Golf Club Barrington less than $50
Woodbine Golf Course Lockport $16 - $52
Exmoor Country Club Highland Park $90
Mid - Iron Club Lemont $16
Deer Valley Golf Course Big Rock $18
Hinsdale Golf Club Clarendon Hills $113
ThunderHawk Golf Course Beach Park $35 - $52
Beverly Country Club Chicago $110 - $120
Geneva Golf Club Geneva $50
3rd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Turnberry Country Club Crystal Lake $46 - $58
Skokie Country Club Glencoe $135
Terrace Hill Golf Course Algonquin $36
Cedardell Golf Club Plano $12 - $15
Eagle Brook Country Club Geneva $98
Crystal Lake Country Club Crystal Lake $90
Royal Fox Country Club Saint Charles $112
Old Wayne Golf Course West Chicago $50
Briarwood Country Club Deerfield $55 - $110
#1 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $116
Royal Melbourne Long Grove $127
Brae Loch Country Club Grayslake $19 - $23
Chicago Highlands Golf Club Westchester $100
Greenshire Golf Course Beach Park $9
Youth Links at Cantigny Golf Wheaton $17
Knollwood Club Lake Forest $107
Royal Country Club of Long Grove Long Grove $75
Woodstock Country Club Woodstock $63
Par-3 at Winnetka Golf Club
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Winnetka $13
White/Blue at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Onwentsia Club Lake Forest $100
Willow Glen Golf Course Great Lakes $48
Glen Oak Country Club Glen Ellyn $116
Addison Links & Tees Addison $10 - $15
North at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Apple Orchard Golf Course Bartlett $12.50
Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor $90
Riverside Golf Club North Riverside $96
Valley Lo Club Glenview $23 - $50
Merit Club Libertyville $100
Glen Club Glenview $90 - $190
White/Red at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
White at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
West Short at Broken Arrow Golf Club Lockport $12
Hickory Knoll Golf Course Lake Villa $11
Prairie at Countryside Golf Club Mundelein $26 - $40
Pistakee Country Club Volo $21
Pottawatomie Golf Course Saint Charles $10 - $15
Bryn Mawr Country Club Lincolnwood $100
South at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Evanston Golf Club Skokie $125
East 9 at Sportsman's Country Club Northbrook $19 - $34
Twin Lakes Golf Club Westmont $14
Westmoreland Country Club Wilmette $130
Pinecrest Golf & Country Club Huntley $24 - $42
Lincolnshire Country Club Crete $76
Butler National Golf Club Oak Brook $325 - $360
Golf Vista Estates Golf Course Monee $7 - $12
Ridge Country Club Chicago $95 - $105
Park Ridge Country Club Park Ridge $107
Shoreacres Lake Bluff $80
Hawthorn Woods Country Club Hawthorn Woods $90
Kemper Lakes Golf Club Kildeer N/A
Red/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Barrington Hills Country Club Barrington $100
Blue/Red at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Lockport Golf Club Lockport $8
Red at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
Crystal Tree Golf & Country Club Orland Park $120
Itasca Country Club Itasca $90
Blue/Red at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Western Acres Golf Course Lombard $11 - $18
Edgewood Valley Country Club La Grange $100
Calumet Country Club Homewood $134
Prairie/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Rolling Green Country Club Arlington Heights $89 - $124
Glen View Club Golf N/A
Indian Hill Club Winnetka $100
Ravinia Green Country Club Deerfield $81 - $100
Willow Hill Golf Course Northbrook $12 - $18
Conway Farms Golf Club Lake Forest $250
Country Lakes Golf Club Naperville $40
Old Top Farm Golf Course Crystal Lake $22
Inverness Golf Club Palatine $123
Golf Center Par-3 Course Des Plaines $12
Oak Park Country Club River Grove $105
Morris Country Club Morris $40
Chicago Golf Club Wheaton $125
Elgin Country Club Elgin $119
Valley Green Golf Course North Aurora $23
Glenwoodie Golf Course Glenwood $14 - $18
Tam O' Shanter Golf Course Niles $18
Lake Park Golf Course Des Plaines $13
Biltmore Country Club Barrington $106 - $118
Square Links Golf Course Frankfort $10 - $20
Red/Blue at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Lakemoor Golf Course Lakemoor $28
Palos Country Club Orland Park $16 - $18
La Grange Country Club La Grange $120
Willow Run Golf Course Mokena $15.50 - $19.00
McHenry Country Club McHenry $80
Anetsberger Golf Course Northbrook $13
Leisure Village Golf Course Fox Lake N/A
Hunter Country Club Richmond $20
Libertyville Golf Course Libertyville $13
Wolf Run Golf Course Aurora $28
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