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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Mission Hills Country Club
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Northbrook $14
South/East at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $38
Ruffled Feathers Golf Club
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Lemont $39.95
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Woodland Course
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Bloomingdale $29.95
Tanna Farms Golf Club
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Geneva $26
Makray Memorial Golf Club
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Barrington $51
Settler's Hill Golf Course
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Batavia $25
Golf Club of Illinois
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Algonquin $35
Wedgewood Golf Course
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Joliet $28
Schaumburg Golf Club - Players/Baer Course
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Schaumburg $35.65
Pheasant Run Resort
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Saint Charles $27
West/South at Arrowhead Golf Club
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Wheaton $61
Stony Creek Golf Course
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Oak Lawn $18
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Highland Course
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Bloomingdale $25 - $35
Shepherd's Crook Golf Course
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Zion $35
Odyssey Golf Course
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Tinley Park $33
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Baer Course
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Schaumburg $45.65
Big Run Golf Club
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Lockport $40
Joe Jemsek Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
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West Chicago $22.95
Bonnie Brook Golf Course
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Waukegan $26
Tamarack Golf Club
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Naperville $25
Bartlett Hills Golf Club
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Bartlett $20
Mt Prospect Golf Club
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Mount Prospect $22
Deer Creek Golf Club
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University Park $20
Fox Run Golf Links
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Elk Grove Village $24
Prairie Landing Golf Club
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West Chicago $47 - $67
Stonewall Orchard Golf Club
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Grayslake $55
Deerfield Golf Club
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Riverwoods $44
Palatine Hills Golf Course
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Palatine $31
Saint Andrews Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
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West Chicago $22.95
Klein Creek Golf Club
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Winfield $37
Foxford Hills Golf Club
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Cary $32.99
East/North at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $15 - $40
Winnetka Golf Club
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Winnetka $32
Gold at Green Garden Country Club
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Frankfort $25 - $30
West/East at Arrowhead Golf Club
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Wheaton $69
North/South at Broken Arrow Golf Club
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Lockport $15 - $40
Bittersweet Golf Club
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Gurnee $34
Glenview Park Golf Club
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Glenview $41
South/East at Arrowhead Golf Club
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Wheaton $69
Blackstone Golf Club
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Marengo $44 - $54
East at White Pines Golf Course
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Bensenville $20
West at White Pines Golf Course
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Bensenville $20
Eaglewood Resort & Spa
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Itasca $30
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Island Course
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Bloomingdale $24.95
South Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
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Hickory Hills $26
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Players Course
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Schaumburg $50.35
Sanctuary Golf Course
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New Lenox $50
Walnut Greens Golf Course
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Schaumburg $7.5
Woodruff Golf Course
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Joliet $25
Tuckaway Golf Course
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Crete $18
Valley Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
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McHenry $27
Marengo Ridge Golf Club
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Marengo $15
White at Gleneagles Country Club
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Lemont $19
Glendale Lakes Golf Club
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Glendale Heights $28
Carriage Greens Country Club
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Darien $20
Redtail Golf Club
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Crystal Lake $26.5
Coyote Run Golf Course
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Flossmoor $25
Naperbrook Golf Course
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Plainfield $25.5
Shiloh Park Golf Course
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Zion $5
Lake Bluff Golf Club
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Lake Bluff $35
Prairie Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
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McHenry $27
River Bend Golf Club
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Lisle $23
Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
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Hoffman Estates $29
Prairie Bluff Golf Course
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Crest Hill $36
Canal Shores Golf Course
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Evanston $7
Executive Blue at Salt Creek Golf Club
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Wood Dale $20
Meadows Golf Club
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Blue Island $24
Prairie Isle Golf Course
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Prairie Grove $42
Buffalo Grove Golf Club
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Buffalo Grove $22
Old Oak Country Club
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Homer Glen $26 - $66
Executive White at Salt Creek Golf Club
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Wood Dale $20
Lincoln Oaks Golf Course
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Crete $17
Bloomingdale Golf Club
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Bloomingdale $18
Nickol Knoll Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $5
Blackberry Oaks Golf Club
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Bristol $25
Cary Country Club
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Cary $20.95
Crystal Woods Golf Club
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Woodstock $27
Creekside Course at Boone Creek Golf Club
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McHenry $27
Arboretum Club
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Buffalo Grove $30
Arlington Lakes Golf Club
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Arlington Heights $21 - $34
HeatherRidge Golf Club
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Gurnee $15
Foss Park Golf Course
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North Chicago $30
Streamwood Oaks Golf Club
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Streamwood $11
Inwood Golf Course
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Joliet $25
University Golf Club & Conference Center
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Richton Park $17 - $22
Steeple Chase Golf Course
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Mundelein $44
Grayslake Golf Course
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Grayslake $5
Springbrook Golf Course
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Naperville $30.65
Palos Hills Golf Club
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Palos Hills $6
Antioch Golf Club
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Antioch $29 - $34
Fox Bend Golf Course
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Oswego $25
Chick Evans Golf Course
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Morton Grove $20
White/Blue at The Links at Carillon
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Plainfield $57
Chalet Hills Golf Club
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Cary $55
Whitetail Ridge Golf Club
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Yorkville $40 - $50
North at Silver Lake Country Club
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Orland Park $23.95
Randall Oaks Golf Club
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West Dundee $25 - $27
Seven Bridges Golf Club
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Woodridge $50
Hilldale Golf Club
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Hoffman Estates $31 - $52
Blue/Red at The Links at Carillon
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Plainfield $25 - $35
Old Orchard Country Club
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Mount Prospect $30
Ravisloe Country Club
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Homewood $31
Red at Gleneagles Country Club
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Lemont $19
Blue at Green Garden Country Club
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Frankfort $25 - $30
Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club
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Barrington $70
Bliss Creek Golf Course
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Sugar Grove $18 - $33
Hughes Creek Golf Club
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Elburn $25 - $35
White Mountain Golf Course
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Orland Park $10
Pitch & Putt Course at Mill Creek Golf Club Geneva $10
Lakeside/Hillside at Cantigny Golf
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Wheaton $60
Bonnie Dundee Golf Club
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Carpentersville $25
Rolling Hills at Silver Lake Country Club
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Orland Park $10
Rolling Knolls Country Club
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Elgin $22
Vernon Hills Golf Course
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Vernon Hills $12.6
West Eighteen at Maple Meadows Golf Club
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Wood Dale $25 - $33
Glenview Prairie Club Glenview $18 - $20
Villa Olivia Country Club
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Bartlett $10
Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
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Chicago $24.29
Phillips Park Golf Course
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Aurora $31
Billy Caldwell Golf Course
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Chicago $20
Green Meadows Golf Course
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Westmont $14 - $22
Fox Valley Golf & Country Club
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North Aurora $18 - $41
Fresh Meadow Golf Club
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Hillside $25
Joe Louis "The Champ" Golf Course
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Riverdale $16
Wing Park Golf Course
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Elgin $17
Willow Crest Golf Club
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Oak Brook $80
Village Green Country Club
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Mundelein $26
Zigfield Troy Golf Range & Par 3
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Woodridge $6
Columbus Park Golf Course
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Chicago $13.25
Port at Harborside International Golf Center
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Chicago $80
Renwood Golf Course
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Round Lake $20
Whisper Creek Golf Club
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Huntley $24
River Oaks Golf Course
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Calumet City $10
Midlane Championship Golf Resort
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Wadsworth $22.5
Bowes Creek Country Club
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Elgin $49
Oak Meadows Golf Course
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Addison $49
Highlands of Elgin
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Elgin $23
Edgebrook Golf Course
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Chicago $20
Bolingbrook Golf Club
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Bolingbrook $40
East Nine at Maple Meadows Golf Club
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Wood Dale $15
Rob Roy Golf Course
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Prospect Heights $27
Chapel Hill Country Club
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McHenry $26
South Shore Golf Course
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Chicago $15.6
Robert Black Golf Course
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Chicago $20.18
Meadowlark Golf Course
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Hinsdale $19
Red/White at The Links at Carillon
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Plainfield $30
Heritage Bluffs Golf Club
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Channahon $36
Boughton Ridge Golf Course
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Bolingbrook $11
Pine Meadow Golf Club
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Mundelein $39 - $60
Flag Creek Golf Course
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Countryside $9
Starboard at Harborside International Golf Center
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Chicago $57
Highland Woods Golf Course
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Hoffman Estates $28
George W Dunne National Golf Course
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Oak Forest $23
Mill Creek Golf Club
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Geneva $25
Sunset Valley Golf Course
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Highland Park $39
Deer Path Golf Course
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Lake Forest $39
Jackson Park Golf Club
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Chicago $22.02
Orchard Valley Golf Course
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Aurora $24
Highland Park Country Club
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Highland Park $25
North Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
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Hickory Hills $12
Oak Hills Country Club
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Palos Heights $12
Oak Brook Golf Club
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Oak Brook $38
Traditions at Chevy Chase Golf Club
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Wheeling $29
Fountain Hills Golf Club
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Alsip $7 - $17
Balmoral Woods Country Club
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Crete $37
Oak Grove Golf Club
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Harvard $59
Village Greens of Woodridge Golf Course
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Woodridge $22
Fox Lake Country Club
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Fox Lake $28
Woodside/Lakeside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $92
White Deer Run Golf Club
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Vernon Hills $73
Hillside/Woodside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $104
Indian Boundary Golf Course
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Chicago $19
South at Silver Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Orland Park $15.95
Marquette Park Golf Course
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Chicago $15.6
Water's Edge Golf Club
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Worth $27
Crane's Landing Golf Club
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Lincolnshire $45
Golf Vista Estates Golf Course Monee $7 - $12
Western Acres Golf Course Lombard $11 - $18
South/West at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Merit Club Libertyville $100
Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor $90
Barrington Hills Country Club Barrington $100
Forest/Prairie at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Palos Country Club Orland Park $16 - $18
Libertyville Golf Course Libertyville $13
Kemper Lakes Golf Club Kildeer N/A
Willow Glen Golf Course Great Lakes $48
Royal Fox Country Club Saint Charles $112
#3 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $12 - $53
Exmoor Country Club Highland Park $90
Sugar Creek Golf Course Villa Park $19
Twin Lakes Golf Course Palatine $28
#2 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $91
Par-3 Children's at Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield N/A
Stonebridge Country Club Aurora $117
Barrington Park District Golf Course Barrington less than $50
East 9 at Sportsman's Country Club Northbrook $19 - $22
Pottawatomie Golf Course Saint Charles $10 - $15
Nine Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $19
North/South at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Ruth Lake Country Club Hinsdale $125
Par-3 at Winnetka Golf Club
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Winnetka $13
Bob-O-Link Golf Club Highland Park $100
Briarwood Country Club Deerfield $55 - $110
Stonehenge Golf Club Barrington less than $50
Glen Club Glenview $90 - $190
Evanston Golf Club Skokie $125
Mistwood Golf Club Romeoville $59
Red/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Eighteen Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $25 - $54
Onwentsia Club Lake Forest $100
Morris Country Club Morris $40
Naperville Country Club Naperville $110
Aurora Country Club Aurora $109
Ravinia Green Country Club Deerfield $100
Prairie at Countryside Golf Club Mundelein $26 - $40
Elgin Country Club Elgin $119
White/Red at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Blue/White at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
#2 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $31 - $73
South at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
2nd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Youth Links at Cantigny Golf Wheaton $17
Willow Hill Golf Course Northbrook $12 - $18
Glen Oak Country Club Glen Ellyn $116
#1 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $116
Knollwood Club Lake Forest $107
Old Wayne Golf Course West Chicago $50
Prestwick Country Club Frankfort $107
West Golf Course at Chicago Heights Park District Chicago Heights $14
Lake Shore Country Club Glencoe $75
Idlewild Country Club Flossmoor $107
Links Course at Rich Harvest Farms Sugar Grove N/A
Glenwoodie Golf Course Glenwood $14 - $18
Riverside Golf Club North Riverside $96
Indian Hill Club Winnetka $100
Crystal Tree Golf & Country Club Orland Park $120
Glen Flora Country Club Waukegan $70
Old Top Farm Golf Course Crystal Lake $22
ThunderHawk Golf Course Beach Park $35 - $52
Downers Grove Golf Club Downers Grove $20
Valley Green Golf Course North Aurora $23
Hickory Knoll Golf Course Lake Villa $11
Classic 18 at Sportsman's Country Club Northbrook $27 - $41
#4 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $80 - $155
Pistakee Country Club Volo $21
Craig Woods Golf Course Woodstock $15
Old Elm Club Highland Park $85
Wilmette Golf Course Wilmette $32 - $50
Tam O' Shanter Golf Course Niles $18
Biltmore Country Club Barrington $118
Blue/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Conway Farms Golf Club Lake Forest $250
Lakemoor Golf Course Lakemoor $28
Prairie/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Hinsdale Golf Club Clarendon Hills $113
Oak Park Country Club River Grove $105
Golf Center Par-3 Course Des Plaines $12
White/Blue at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Chicago Golf Club Wheaton $125
Inverness Golf Club Palatine $123
Woodstock Country Club Woodstock $63
Ridge Country Club Chicago $75
Crystal Lake Country Club Crystal Lake $90
Pinecrest Golf & Country Club Huntley $20 - $39
Cedardell Golf Club Plano $12 - $15
Bull Valley Golf Club Woodstock $97
White at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
Chicago Highlands Golf Club Westchester $100
Fort Sheridan Golf Course Fort Sheridan less than $50
Apple Orchard Golf Course Bartlett $12.50
#3 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $186
Emerald at Green Garden Country Club Frankfort $20
Woodbine Golf Course Lockport $16 - $52
Westmoreland Country Club Wilmette $130
Willow Run Golf Course Mokena $15.50 - $19.00
Blue/Red at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield $50 - $100
Skokie Country Club Glencoe $135
Calumet Country Club Homewood $134
Beverly Country Club Chicago $110 - $120
Valley Lo Club Glenview $23 - $50
East Golf Course at Chicago Heights Park District Chicago Heights $14.00
McHenry Country Club McHenry $80
Lockport Golf Club Lockport $8
Wolf Run Golf Course Aurora $28
Glencoe Golf Club Glencoe $23 - $29
Midlothian Country Club Midlothian $105
Old Wayne Executive Golf Course West Chicago $19
West/North at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Geneva Golf Club Geneva $50
Red at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
Hawthorn Woods Country Club Hawthorn Woods $90
Hunter Country Club Richmond $20
Lincolnshire Country Club Crete $76
Twin Lakes Golf Club Westmont $14
Mid - Iron Club Lemont $16
Cress Creek Country Club Naperville $97
Greenshire Golf Course Beach Park $9
Square Links Golf Course Frankfort $10 - $12
Rolling Green Country Club Arlington Heights $89 - $124
#1 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $12 - $53
Royal Country Club of Long Grove Long Grove $75
Park Ridge Country Club Park Ridge $107
Blue/Red at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Glen View Club Golf N/A
Anetsberger Golf Course Northbrook $12
Eagle Brook Country Club Geneva $98
3rd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Red/Blue at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Deer Valley Golf Course Big Rock $18
Joliet Country Club Joliet $65
Brae Loch Country Club Grayslake $19 - $23
Butler National Golf Club Oak Brook $325 - $360
Edgewood Valley Country Club La Grange $100
Country Lakes Golf Club Naperville $40
Terrace Hill Golf Course Algonquin $36
Weber Park Golf Course Skokie $10.00
St. Charles Golf Club Saint Charles $134
1st Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Ridgemoor Country Club Chicago $114
Itasca Country Club Itasca $90
Bryn Mawr Country Club Lincolnwood $100
Green Acres Country Club Northbrook $85
Red/White at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Forest/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Ivanhoe $123
Traditional at Countryside Golf Club Mundelein $26 - $40
Shoreacres Lake Bluff $80
Lake Zurich Golf Club Lake Zurich N/A
Addison Links & Tees Addison $10 - $15
Royal Hawk Golf Club Saint Charles $91
West Short at Broken Arrow Golf Club Lockport $12
River Forest Country Club Elmhurst $95
La Grange Country Club La Grange $120
Turnberry Country Club Crystal Lake $46 - $58
North Shore Country Club Glenview $145
Wynstone Golf Club North Barrington $125
North at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Leisure Village Golf Course Fox Lake N/A
Royal Melbourne Long Grove $127
Lake Park Golf Course Des Plaines $13
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