South Chicago Golf Courses

South Chicago Golf

Just a few miles from both Chicago and Indiana, Chicago, Illinois' South suburbs provide golf lovers with incredible discounts on tee times at many world-class golf courses. After hopping off the plane at Chicago Midway International Airport, golfers can try their hand on one of the many golf courses of the Southern suburbs, from one-of-a-kind links style layouts to parkland style layouts that feature beautiful views of the Chicago skyline. The flat Midwestern land of Chicago's Southern suburbs such as Tinley Park, Oak Lawn and Orland Park provides for pristine bent grass greens and fairways on the area's golf courses. Throw in some incredible golf course designs by the likes of Dick Nugent and Bob Lohmann and it's easy to see why golfers are eagerly booking tee times in the South suburbs of Chicago.

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Golf Courses Near South Chicago, IL

Burnham Woods Golf Course

14201 S. Burnham Avenue,
Burnham, IL 60633 United States

Burnham Woods Golf Course, located in Burnham, Illinois, features small greens, meandering streams and some of the biggest cottonwood trees in the state. The golf course is just over 20 miles from Chicago, and gets its name from Daniel Burnham, who is credited with developing much of the structure of the Windy City. Burnham Woods is certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International. The course is committed to protecting our local environment, conserving natural resources and providing wildlife habitats. Daily tee times are available.
Calumet Country Club

2136 175th St,
Homewood, IL 60430 United States

For the first time in its 118-year existence, Calumet Country Club in Homewood, Illinois, is available for public tee times. One of the most historic courses in South Chicagoland, Calumet Country Club is an 18-hole masterpiece designed by one of the most iconic golf designers of the Golden Age, Donald Ross. Since opening in 1901, Calumet Country Club has played host to great professional championships including the 1924 Western Open and 1945 Chicago Victory Open, which was won by Byron Nelson. Playing as a par 71, Calumet Country Club measures 6,619 yards from the tips, and its tree-lined fairways, strategically placed bunkers and the crisscrossing Cherry Creek creates a distinct challenge for golfers. Along with its classic design features and exciting layout, Calumet Country Club boasts some of the finest greens that rival some of the revered country clubs in the Chicagoland. For golfers looking to experience a classic Chicago country club feel without joining a private club, Calumet Country Club is the place to play.
Cardinal Creek Golf Course

615 Dixie Highway,
Beecher, IL 60401 United States

Located 40 minutes south of Chicago on the Indiana border, Cardinal Creek Golf Course in Beecher, Illinois, is a 27-hole facility with three distinct sides. The most common round at Cardinal Creek is the combination of the North and South Courses. The North and South Courses both boast wide-open layouts with tricky dogleg par 5s on both sides. The 3rd hole on the North Course is a 531-yard, dogleg left par 5 with a 200-yard forced carry over a creek, and the 6th hole on the South Course is a 544-yard, slight dogleg left par 5 with water coming into play on both sides of the fairway and an elevated green. The mixture of playability with a number of challenging holes makes Cardinal Creek a great place to play south of Chicago.
Cardinal Creek Golf Course - 9 Hole

615 Dixie Highway,
Beecher, IL 60401 United States

Part of a 27-hole facility, Cardinal Creek Golf Course - 9 Hole is a nine-hole track that complements the 18-hole combination of the North and South Course. Also known as the Center Course, Cardinal Creek - 9 Hole features a wide-open layout with trees scattered about and a nice mixture of small and big greens. With several bunkers and a few elevated greens, Cardinal Creek - 9 Hole puts a premium on accurate approach shots. For golfers looking to play a quick nine holes in a relaxed setting, Cardinal Creek Golf Course - 9 Hole is the perfect place to tee it up.
Coyote Run Golf Course

800 Kedzie Ave,
Flossmoor, IL 60422 United States

Coyote Run Golf Course is a municipal course located in Flossmoor, IL. Designed by Jack L. Daray, Sr., ASGCA/Harry Collis/(R)Greg Martin, the 18 hole course opened in 2005.
Dwight Country Club

31577 N 2400 E Rd,
Dwight, IL 60420 United States

Dwight Country Club is a par 71 daily fee course located in Dwight, IL. The 18 hole course opened in 1913.
Fountain Hills Golf Club

12601 S Kedzie Ave,
Alsip, IL 60803 United States

Rated as one of the best nine-hole courses in Chicagoland, Fountain Hills Golf Club in Alsip, Illinois, boasts an engaging layout that will keep golfers of all abilities entertained. While the fairways are fairly open, Fountain Hills features multiple water hazards and strategically placed bunkers that will provide golfers with an enjoyable test. The challenging 6th hole is a par 5 that is a challenging risk/reward dogleg left where long hitters can challenge the green in two but will require a blind shot into the green with trouble lurking all around. Fountain Hills also has a nice practice facility including a large driving range and multiple chipping/putting greens with bunkers. With its exciting course and extensive amenities, Fountain Hills Golf Club is a must visit for any golfer south of Chicago.
George W. Dunne National Golf Course

16310 S. Central Avenue,
Oak Forest, IL 60452 United States

George W. Dunne National Golf Course, located in Chicago, Illinois’s southwest suburb of Oak Forest, was recently recognized by Golf Digest as one of the "Top 10 Public Golf Courses in the Country." Dunne National, as it's called, is a premier 18-hole golf course, featuring bent grass greens, tees and fairways. The golf course also houses a lighted driving range and an on-staff PGA professional to help with your game. George W. Dunne National Golf Course is certified as Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International. The course is committed to protecting our local environment, conserving natural resources, and providing wildlife habitats. Daily tee times are available.
Golf Vista Estates Golf Club

4951 Augusta Blvd,
Monee, IL 60449 United States

Golf Vista Estates Golf Club is a par 29 daily fee course located in Monee, IL. Designed by Jerry Christ/John Ferrari, the nine hole course opened in 1994.
Joe Louis - The Champ

13100 S. Halsted Street,
Riverdale, IL 60827 United States

Named after legendary prize-fighter Joe Louis, the Joe Louis “The Champ” Golf Course, located in Riverdale, Illinois is a favorite because of its championship layout. The Chicago-area golf course is a challenging track with large undulating greens, 52 sand traps and occasional water hazards. The Joe Louis Driving Range, which has 40 stalls, is located across the street from the golf course for a quick warm up before your round. Joe Louis "The Champ" Golf Course is certified as Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International. The course is committed to protecting our local environment, conserving natural resources, and providing wildlife habitats. Daily tee times are available.
Odyssey Country Club

19110 Ridgeland Ave,
Tinley Park, IL 60477 United States

Odyssey Country Club is a par 72 daily fee course located in Tinley Park, IL. Designed by Harry Bowers & Curtis Strange, the 18 hole course opened in 1991.
Old Oak Country Club

14200 S. Parker Rd.,
Homer Glen, IL 60491 United States

Old Oak Country Club is a par 71 daily fee course located in Homer Glen, IL. The 18 hole course opened in 1926.
River Oaks Golf Course

1 Park Avenue,
Calumet City, IL 60409 United States

River Oaks Golf Course, in Calumet City, Illinois, is a challenging 18-hole course located just south of Chicago. With the Little Calumet River winding through this suburban golf course, water comes into play on 14 of the 18 holes, and the challenge continues with 58 strategically placed sand traps throughout. River Oaks Golf Course is certified as Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International. The course is committed to protecting our local environment, conserving natural resources, and providing wildlife habitats. Daily tee times are available.
Ruffled Feathers Golf Club

1 Pete Dye Drive,
Lemont, IL 60439 United States

Ruffled Feathers Golf Club is a par 72 daily fee course located in Lemont, IL. Designed by Pete Dye, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1992.
University Golf Club

23520 Crawford Ave.,
University Park, IL 60484 United States

University Golf Club in University Park, Illinois, offers one of the best 18-hole championship golf courses in the Chicagoland area. Each of the 18 holes presents its own challenges, encouraging golfers of every skill level to strive for their best. University Golf Club’s golf course offers elevated tees, rolling fairways and water, which come into play on nine of the holes. Highlights of the golf course include a 623-yard par 5 and the signature 17th hole, a difficult par 3 over water. The clubhouse is a spacious 7,000 square feet, offering a pro shop, fine dining, and a bar for before or after your round. Tee times are available, so book yours today.
Water's Edge Golf Club

7205 W. 115th St.,
Worth, IL 60482 United States

Water’s Edge Golf Club, located just 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, and lining the banks of the Cal-Sag channel, is a championship-style golf course designed by Rick Robbins. The 18-hole golf course incorporates bent grass greens, fairways and tees with canopy-grown trees throughout. Measuring 6,904 yards from the back tees and 5,332 yards from the forward tees, golfers of every skill level will enjoy a day at Water's Edge Golf Club. Golfers will also appreciate one of the finest practice facilities in the area, featuring an expansive putting green, short-game facility and a large grass hitting area, all of which are under the lights for night practice. Don’t miss out on Water’s Edge Golf Club; book a tee time today.
White Mountain Golf Park

9901 W. 179th St.,
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States

White Mountain Golf Park in Tinley Park, Illinois, is Chicago’s most convenient, complete and accessible golf facility. White Mountain includes an executive nine-hole golf course, a mini-golf course and a learning center with both covered and natural turf hitting areas. With heated and covered bays, you can practice your swing all year long. White Mountain’s learning center offers the opportunity to better your game with professional lessons, and the entire family can enjoy playing mini-golf. The nine-hole golf course has strategically placed green-side bunkers, two par 3s that carry over water and two more where water comes into play. Surprising terrain and sloping greens make White Mountain fun for anyone regardless of skill level. Reserve your tee time today.