North Chicago Golf Courses

North Chicago Golf

Just a short drive or train ride from the city, golfers can escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city by booking discount tee times at world-class golf courses in the North suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. With incredible bodies of water like Lake Michigan and the Chain O' Lakes, the North suburbs of Chicago have no shortage of natural water features and hazards on their golf courses that prove to be exciting challenges for every level of golfer. Home to towns like Wilmette, Vernon Hills, Lake Forest and Grayslake, the Northern suburbs of Chicago feature the best of the best when it comes to golf courses, with designs by the likes of Arthur Hills and Tom Fazio. In between tee times, golf lovers can ride a coaster at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee or catch a concert at Ravinia in Highland Park.

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Golf Courses Near North Chicago, IL

Bittersweet Golf Club

875 Almond Rd,
Gurnee, IL 60031 United States

Bittersweet Golf Club is a par 72 municipal course located in Gurnee, IL. Designed by Robert M. Lohmann, ASGCA/Jack Porter/Steve Sidari, the 18 hole course opened in 1996.
Brae Loch Golf Club

33600 N. US Highway 45,
Grayslake, IL 60030 United States

Brae Loch Golf Club in Grayslake, Illinois, located midway between Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois, is a fun and challenging 18-hole, par 70 golf course featuring mature trees and sweeping vistas. Brae Loch is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Course, and has been recognized for its efforts in environmental stewardship. The golf course features mature trees and sweeping vistas that provide a quality golf experience for all skill levels. The player-friendly, relaxing golf course with its subtle rolling terrain is ideal for walking or cart use. Don't wait any longer; reserve your tee time today.
Buffalo Grove Golf Club

48 Raupp Blvd,
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 United States

Buffalo Grove Golf Club is a par 72 municipal course located in Buffalo Grove, IL. Designed by Ken Killian, ASGCA/Richard P. Nugent, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1969.
Countryside - Prairie

20800 W. Hawley St.,
Mundelein, IL 60060 United States

At Countryside Golf Club in Mundelein, Illinois, located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, golfers can play two challenging and award-winning 18-hole golf courses. The Prairie (East) Course was designed by Bob Lohman in 1991, and features bent grass tees, wide-open greens and sand bunkers that offer golfers a chance to challenge their game. The Traditional (West) Course, built in 1927, has bent grass tees and tree-lined fairways that offer golfers scenic and challenging rounds of play. Countryside is the third public golf course in Illinois and the 14th in the nation distinguished as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. Countryside offers guests 30 hitting stations at its Learning Center. Reserve your tee time today.
Countryside - Traditional

20800 W. Hawley St.,
Mundelein, IL 60060 United States

At Countryside Golf Club in Mundelein, Illinois, located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, golfers can play two challenging and award-winning 18-hole golf courses. The Prairie (East) Course was designed by Bob Lohman in 1991, and features bent grass tees, wide-open greens and sand bunkers that offer golfers a chance to challenge their game. The Traditional (West) Course, built in 1927, has bent grass tees and tree-lined fairways that offer golfers scenic and challenging rounds of play. Countryside is the third public golf course in Illinois and the 14th in the nation distinguished as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. Countryside offers guests 30 hitting stations at its Learning Center. Reserve your tee time today.
Deerpath Golf Course

500 W Deerpath Rd,
Lake Forest, IL 60045 United States

Deerpath Golf Course, located less than one hour north of Chicago, in Lake Forest, Illinois, is an 18-hole public golf course, measuring 6,255 yards with a par of 70. The parkland-style golf course features spectacular mature trees, high quality naturalized areas and beautiful water features including ponds and streams. Deerpath is characterized by tight fairways and small greens, and it is easily walkable. Additional amenities of Deerpath Golf Course include a grass tee driving range, practice chipping area, golf shop with a complete line of golf merchandise and the Sandwedge Grill, perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Reserve your next tee time today.
Evanston Wilmette Community Golf Course

1030 Central St,
Evanston, IL 60201 United States

Evanston Wilmette Community Golf Course is a par 60 daily fee course located in Evanston, IL. Designed by Todd Sloan, the 18 hole course opened in 1916.
Foss Park Golf Course

3124 Argonne Dr.,
North Chicago, IL 60064 United States

Foss Park Golf Course is a fun, player friendly 18-hole regulation golf course located in North Chicago, Illinois. The course offers five sets of tees for players of all skill levels and stretches 6,839 yards from the longest tees for a par of 72. This course features large greens complimented with mature trees and plenty of sand and water hazards to challenge all golfers. Don't miss out on this great Chicagoland golfing value. Schedule a tee time to play Foss Park Golf Course today.
Fox Lake Country Club

7220 State Park Road,
Fox Lake, IL 60020 United States

Fox Lake Country Club is nestled in the rolling terrain of the Fox River Valley in Fox Lake, Illinois, just minutes from Wisconsin and Chicago's North suburbs. The par 72 course has been rated among the Top 50 golf facilities in Illinois. Fox Lake features bent grass greens and bluegrass fairways. The rolling terrain and water hazards make this golf course both beautiful and challenging. The golf course houses a full practice putting and chipping green and bunker practice facility. The public club has daily tee times available.
Glenview Park Golf Club

800 Shermer Rd,
Glenview, IL 60025 United States

Glenview Park Golf Club is a par 70 municipal course located in Glenview, IL. Designed by Joseph A. Roseman, the 18 hole course opened in 1920.
Glenview Prairie Club

2800 W Lake Ave,
Glenview, IL 60026 United States

Glenview Prairie Club is a par 31 municipal course located in Glenview, IL. Designed by Richard Jacobson, ASGCA, the nine hole course opened in 2001.
Golf Center

353 N River Rd,
Des Plaines, IL 60016 United States

Golf Center is a municipal course located in Des Plaines, IL. The nine hole course opened in 1997.
Grayslake Golf Course

240 Commerce Dr,
Grayslake, IL 60030 United States

Grayslake Golf Course is a municipal course located in Grayslake, IL. Designed by Greg Martin, the nine hole course opened in 2000.
Heather Ridge Golf Club

5900 Heatherridge Dr,
Gurnee, IL 60031 United States

Heather Ridge Golf Club is a par 35 daily fee course located in Gurnee, IL. The nine hole course opened in 1976.
Highland Park Country Club

1201 Park Ave. West,
Highland Park, IL 60035 United States

Highland Park Country Club, located just 25 minutes north of Chicago, in Highland Park, Illinois, is an immaculately maintained 18-hole public golf course offering an unforgettable challenge for players of all skill levels. In 1997, world-renowned architect, Dick Nugent, re-designed the golf course, adding subtle challenges to this pristine old-style, country club layout. With over 1,700 trees lining the fairways and large undulating greens, Highland Park Country Club’s scenic beauty and world-class amenities make it the perfect locale for golf outings. The Highland Park Golf Learning Center offers 50 grass and mat hitting stations lit for convenience, TaylorMade Performance Club Fitting, PGA Professional golf instruction, a short game area and the River's Edge Adventure 18-hole miniature golf course. Book your tee time today for an unforgettable golfing experience.
Lake Bluff Golf Club

355 W Washington Ave,
Lake Bluff, IL 60044 United States

Lake Bluff Golf Club is a par 72 municipal course located in Lake Bluff, IL. The 18 hole course opened in 1968.
Lake Park Golf Course

1015 Howard Ave,
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States

Lake Park Golf Course is a par 54 municipal course located in Des Plaines, IL. The 18 hole course opened in 1961.
Midlane Golf Resort

4555 W. Yorkhouse Rd.,
Wadsworth, IL 60083 United States

Midlane Golf Resort, centrally located in Wadsworth, Illinois, between Milwaukee and Chicago and just minutes from Gurnee Mills, Six Flags Great America and Lake Michigan, offers 18 holes of championship golf. The championship tees at Midlane Golf Resort stretch to 6,848 yards making the golf course a challenge to even the most accomplished golfers. Bent grass tees and large bluegrass fairways give the golf course an excellent manicured touch, while various greenside bunkers add to the challenge. Designed by Bob Lohmann and Robert Bruce Harris, natural, spring fed lakes and creeks come into play on many holes throughout the course. The driving range at Midlane Golf Resort boasts a 100x300 foot bent grass tee, which features target greens and bunkered greens, while yardage makers help with distance judgment. Golfers may also utilize the practice putting green situated conveniently adjacent to the clubhouse enabling golfers to practice their putting, chipping and bunker shots while waiting for their turn on the first tee. Book your next tee time at Midlane Golf Resort.
Mt. Prospect Golf Club

600 S See Gwun Ave,
Mount Prospect, IL 60056 United States

Mt. Prospect Golf Club is a par 71 municipal course located in Mount Prospect, IL. The 18 hole course opened in 1929.
Palatine Hills Golf Course

512 W Northwest Hwy,
Palatine, IL 60067 United States

Palatine Hills Golf Course is a par 72 municipal course located in Palatine, IL. Designed by E. Lawrence Packard, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1968.
Pine Meadow Golf Club

1 Pine Meadow Lane,
Mundelein, IL 60060 United States

One of the best public tracks in Chicagoland, Pine Meadow Golf Club in Mundelein, Illinois, is a stimulating 18-hole golf course skillfully routed through a special property. With seven sets of tees, Pine Meadow plays between 5,272 and 7,238 yards and allows players to tailor the course to their skill level. Eighty-nine strategically placed bunkers, countless majestic trees and many tricky water features add to the fun at Pine Meadow. Pine Meadow’s first big test for players comes at the 2nd hole, a 556-yard par 5 that doglegs right before arriving at a well-protected green. Pine Meadow also boasts a fantastic practice facility with an expansive driving range and a putting/chipping green with bunkers. With its stimulating layout and best-in-class facilities, Pine Meadow Golf Club is a must visit for all golfers in the Chicagoland area.
Sportsman's Country Club - East Course

3535 Dundee Rd,
Northbrook, IL 60062 United States

Sportsman's Country Club - East Course is a par 70 municipal course located in Northbrook, IL. Designed by Edward B. Dearie, Jr./(R)Richard Jacobson, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 2006.
Sportsman's Country Club - Sportsman's 18

3535 Dundee Rd,
Northbrook, IL 60062 United States

Sportsman's Country Club - Sportsman's 1 is a par 70 municipal course located in Northbrook, IL. Designed by Edward B. Dearie, Jr./(R)Richard Jacobson, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 2006.
Steeple Chase Golf Course

1401 N Midlothian Rd,
Mundelein, IL 60060 United States

Steeple Chase Golf Course is a par 72 municipal course located in Mundelein, IL. Designed by Ken Killian, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1993.
Stonewall Orchard Golf Club

25675 W Il Route 60,
Grayslake, IL 60030 United States

Stonewall Orchard Golf Club is a par 72 daily fee course located in Grayslake, IL. Designed by Arthur Hills, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1999.
Sunset Ridge Country Club

2100 Sunset Ridge Rd,
Winnetka, IL 60093 United States

Sunset Ridge Country Club is a par 71 private course located in Northfield, IL. Designed by William H. Diddel, ASGCA/(R)Richard Jacobson, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 2005.
Sunset Valley Golf Club

1390 Sunset Road,
Highland Park, IL 60035 United States

Sunset Valley Golf Club is an 18-hole municipal course located in Highland Park, IL. The par 72 opened in 1922. Sunset Valley Golf Club is one of the premier golf courses of Chicago's North Shore. Designed to challenge every level of playing ability, the layout stretches 6,500 yards and has bentgrass fairways and manicured greens.
The Arboretum Club

401 W Half Day Rd,
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 United States

The Arboretum Club is a par 72 municipal course located in Buffalo Grove, IL. Designed by Richard P. Nugent, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1990.
The Tam O' Shanter Golf Course

6700 W Howard St,
Niles, IL 60714 United States

The Tam O' Shanter Golf Course is a par 33 municipal course located in Niles, IL. The nine hole course opened in 1937.
ThunderHawk Golf Club

39700 N. Lewis Ave.,
Beach Park, IL 60099 United States

ThunderHawk Golf Club in Beach Park, Illinois, is a Robert Trent Jones, Jr.-designed golf course located in between Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois. Named one of the “Best Courses You Can Play” by Golfweek in 2012, the golf course is nestled on 244 beautiful acres of forest, marsh and prairie. ThunderHawk was the first public golf course in Illinois to achieve Audubon Signature certification. The golf course houses a 10-acre practice facility with a 40-station driving range, specialized short game areas, chipping and putting greens and practice bunkers. Experience one of the best golf courses in the Midwest.
Traditions at Chevy Chase Country Club

1000 Milwaukee Ave.,
Wheeling, IL 60090 United States

Experience 18 holes of championship golf at Traditions at Chevy Chase Country Club. The Traditions golf course, originally designed and built in 1927 by renowned architect Thomas Bendelow, was renovated in 2002 by Bob Lohmann. The par 72 course is reflective of the architecture from the origin of the game of golf. Deep pot bunkers lined with native fescue grasses, generous rolling greens, and undulating bent-grass fairways are some of the great features guests enjoy. Four sets of tees challenge players of all skill levels. The mature tree-lined fairways provide a relaxing and enjoyable experience for all players. Best of all, the Chevy Chase guest services teams take you back to the era of the course's original opening in the 1920's - a time when respect and relationship were valued. With concierge-style service provided by a courteous professional team, Traditions at Chevy Chase is a golfer's delight. Traditions at Chevy Chase golf carts are fully equipped with the latest GPS technology. Not only does the cart carry your clubs, it determines yardage to the pin and other key locations.
Valley Ridge Golf Course

40150 N. Route 59,
Antioch, IL 60002 United States

Located in Lake County, Illinois, Valley Ridge Golf Course features multiple sets of tees, immaculately manicured greens, scenic lakes and wetlands across a 6,200-yard layout. Valley Ridge is sure to challenge players at every level. After the round, golfers can find food and a cold beverage in our clubhouse where the staff will meet all your needs during your round at Valley Ridge. Never played Valley Ridge Golf Course? Come out and give the course a try, you’re sure to like what you’ll find.
Vernon Hills Golf Course

291 Evergreen Dr,
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States

Vernon Hills Golf Course, located in Vernon Hills, IL, has been ranked as one of the Top Ten Best 9-hole courses in the Chicagoland area. The par 34 features narrow fairways and small greens. The terrain is rolling with a creek that meanders into play on seven holes. Well-known architect, Dick Nugent, redesigned the course and a brand new clubhouse opened in 1996. Vernon Hills is a great test of golf for all skill levels.
Village Green Golf Course

2501 N Midlothian Rd,
Mundelein, IL 60060 United States

Village Green Golf Course is a par 70 daily fee course located in Mundelein, IL. Designed by Ray Didier, the 18 hole course opened in 1955.
White Deer Run Golf Club

250 W Greggs Pkwy,
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States

White Deer Run Golf Club is a par 72 daily fee course located in Vernon Hills, IL. Designed by Timothy P. Nugent, ASGCA/Richard P. Nugent, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1998.
Willow Hill Golf Course

1350 Willow Rd.,
Northbrook, IL 60062 United States

Willow Hill Golf Course is a Scottish links-style 9-hole golf course located in Northbrook, Illinois, high atop the hill with beautiful views of Chicago's amazing skyline and breath-taking sunsets. The 87-acre facility is fully equipped with a par 35 golf course, 40-station all grass driving range, 100-yard short game practice area, 18-hole putting course, cart rentals, on-site pro shop, and dining area. Willow Hill Golf Course is an excellent golf facility for all skill levels and has become a landmark in Northbrook. Play it today.
Wilmette Golf Club

3900 Fairway Dr,
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States

Wilmette Golf Club is a par 70 municipal course located in Wilmette, IL. The 18 hole course opened in 1922.
Winnetka Golf Club

1300 Oak St.,
Winnetka, IL 60093 United States

Winnetka Golf Club is nestled against the eastern-most boundary of the Cook County Forest Preserve, just 30 minutes outside of Chicago in Winnetka, Illinois. The 18-hole championship golf course plays as a 6,472 yard, par 71 from the back tees, and requires smart accurate play. With water coming into play on 16 holes, Winnetka Golf Club is a true test of target golf. Typical of many older courses in the area, scoring on this short layout is safeguarded by the tree-lined fairways and small well-bunkered greens. Winnetka Golf Club also boasts a 9-hole, 1,194-yard par 3 golf course. The 9-hole course is not only a great place for a novice golfer to learn the game, but it is a fine venue for the lower handicapper seeking to sharpen his or her short game skills. The rest of the Winnetka Golf Club facility features a 10,000-square-foot practice putting green, two smaller chipping greens, as well as a 26-station lit driving range with five target greens. The clubhouse consists of a full-service pro shop, snack bar, and lockers for its players. Winnetka Golf Club is a true hidden gem and one of Chicagoland's premiere public golf facilities. Reserve your tee time today!

Other Golf Courses Near Chicago, North suburbs

Anetsberger Golf Course

1750 Techny Ct,
Northbrook, IL 60062 United States

Anetsberger Golf Course is a municipal course located in Northbrook, IL. Designed by (R) Richard Jacobson, ASGCA, the nine hole course opened in 2006.
Bob-O-Link Golf Club

1120 Crofton Ave N,
Highland Park, IL 60035 United States

Bob-O-Link Golf Club is a par 72 private course located in Highland Park, IL. Designed by Colt & Alison/(R)Richard Jacobson, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1916.
Conway Farms Golf Club

425 S Conway Farm Dr,
Lake Forest, IL 60045 United States

Conway Farms Golf Club is a par 71 private course located in Lake Forest, IL. Designed by Thomas Fazio, ASGCA/Andy Banfield, the 18 hole course opened in 1991.
Exmoor Country Club

700 Vine Ave,
Highland Park, IL 60035 United States

Exmoor Country Club is a par 72 private course located in Highland Park, IL. Designed by H.J. Tweedie/(R) Donald J. Ross, ASGCA/(R)Ron Prichard, the 18 hole course opened in 1896.
Green Acres Country Club

916 Dundee Rd,
Northbrook, IL 60062 United States

Green Acres Country Club is a par 72 private course located in Northbrook, IL. Designed by A.W. Tillinghast/(R)Roger Rulewich, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 2007.
Greenshire Golf Course

38129 N Lewis Ave,
Beach Park, IL 60099 United States

Greenshire Golf Course is a par 27 municipal course located in Beach Park, IL. The nine hole course opened in 1964.
Indian Hill Club

1 Indian Hill Rd,
Winnetka, IL 60093 United States

Indian Hill Club is a par 71 private course located in Winnetka, IL. Designed by Donald J. Ross, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1914.
Inverness Golf Club

102 Roselle Rd Ste UPPER,
Palatine, IL 60067 United States

Inverness Golf Club is a par 72 private course located in Palatine, IL. Designed by Leon McCumber/(R)Brent Wadsworth, the 18 hole course opened in 1926.
Knollwood Club

1890 Knollwood Rd,
Lake Forest, IL 60045 United States

Knollwood Club is a par 72 private course located in Lake Forest, IL. Designed by Colt & Alison, the 18 hole course opened in 1924.
Leisure Village Golf Course

7313 Leisure Dr,
Fox Lake, IL 60020 United States

Leisure Village Golf Course is a private course located in Fox Lake, IL. The nine hole course opened in 1975.
Mission Hills Country Club

1677 W. Mission Hills Rd.,
Northbrook, IL 60062 United States

Mission Hills Country Club is a par 35 course located in Northbrook, IL. Designed by E. Lawrence Packard, ASGCA/Roger B. Packard, the 9 hole course opened in 1926.
North Shore Country Club

1340 Glenview Rd,
Glenview, IL 60025 United States

North Shore Country Club is a par 72 private course located in Glenview, IL. Designed by Colt & Alison/(R)Richard Jacobson, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 2003.
Northmoor Country Club - Blue

820 Edgewood Rd,
Highland Park, IL 60035 United States

Northmoor Country Club - Blue is a private course located in Highland Park, IL. Designed by Donald J. Ross, ASGCA/(R) Richard Jacobson, ASGCA, the nine hole course opened in 1918.
Northmoor Country Club - Red

820 Edgewood Rd,
Highland Park, IL 60035 United States

Northmoor Country Club - Red is a private course located in Highland Park, IL. Designed by Donald J. Ross, ASGCA/(R) Richard Jacobson, ASGCA, the nine hole course opened in 1918.
Northmoor Country Club - White

820 Edgewood Rd,
Highland Park, IL 60035 United States

Northmoor Country Club - White is a private course located in Highland Park, IL. Designed by Donald J. Ross, ASGCA/(R) Richard Jacobson, ASGCA, the nine hole course opened in 1918.
Old Elm Club

800 Old Elm Rd,
Highland Park, IL 60035 United States

Old Elm Club is a par 73 private course located in Highland Park, IL. Designed by Donald J. Ross, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1913.
Onwentsia Club

300 N Green Bay Rd,
Lake Forest, IL 60045 United States

Onwentsia Club is a par 71 private course located in Lake Forest, IL. Designed by James Foulis/(R) Tom Doak, the 18 hole course opened in 1895.
Shoreacres

1601 Shore Acres Dr,
Lake Bluff, IL 60044 United States

Shoreacres is a par 72 private course located in Lake Bluff, IL. Designed by Seth Raynor, the 18 hole course opened in 1922.
The Glen Club

2901 W Lake Ave,
Glenview, IL 60026 United States

The Glen Club is a par 72 daily fee course located in Glenview, IL. Designed by Thomas Fazio, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 2001.
The Ivanhoe Club - Forest

28846 N Thorngate Dr,
Mundelein, IL 60060 United States

The Ivanhoe Club - Forest is a private course located in Mundelein, IL. Designed by Richard P. Nugent, ASGCA, the nine hole course opened in 1950.
The Ivanhoe Club - Marsh

28846 N Thorngate Dr,
Mundelein, IL 60060 United States

The Ivanhoe Club - Marsh is a private course located in Mundelein, IL. Designed by Richard P. Nugent, ASGCA, the nine hole course opened in 1950.
The Ivanhoe Club - Prairie

28846 N Thorngate Dr,
Mundelein, IL 60060 United States

The Ivanhoe Club - Prairie is a private course located in Mundelein, IL. Designed by Richard P. Nugent, ASGCA, the nine hole course opened in 1950.
Traditions At Chevy Chase

1000 N Milwaukee Ave,
Wheeling, IL 60090 United States

Traditions At Chevy Chase is a par 72 municipal course located in Wheeling, IL. Designed by Tom Bendelow(R) Robert M. Lohmann, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 2003.
Twin Lakes Golf Course

1200 E Twin Lakes Dr,
Palatine, IL 60074 United States

Twin Lakes Golf Course is a par 29 municipal course located in Palatine, IL. The nine hole course opened in 1988.
Valley Lo Club

2200 Tanglewood Dr,
Glenview, IL 60025 United States

Valley Lo Club is a par 55 private course located in Glenview, IL. The 18 hole course opened in 1962.
Westmoreland Country Club

2601 Old Glenview Rd,
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States

Westmoreland Country Club is a par 72 private course located in Wilmette, IL. Designed by Arthur Hills, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1911.