Illinois boasts of the best country clubs with golf courses in the US, and in this article, we present details about some of them.
Aurora Country Club
This is an 18-hole golf course located in Aurora, Illinois, founded in 1914. The course is 6,800 yards and a par of 72. The course rating from the back tee’s is 73.5 with a slope rating of 133.
Butler National Golf Club
This is a private golf club located in Oak Brook, Illinois, and is one of four all-male golf courses in the Chicago area. The club has not hosted a PGA or USGA tournament since 1990 due to its gender bias admissions policy.
Chicago Golf Club
This is a private golf club in Wheaton, Illinois, a suburb west of Chicago. It is the oldest 18-hole course in North America and one of the five founding clubs of the United States Golf Association (USGA) in 1894. The club has hosted several prominent events, including multiple US Opens and Walker Cups.
La Grange Country Club
This is a private golf club in La Grange, Illinois, a suburb southwest of Chicago. It hosted the US Women’s Open, an LGPA major championship, in 1974 and 1981.
Medinah Country Club
This is a private country club in Medinah, Illinois, with nearly 600 members and 640 acres (260 ha) containing three golf courses. The club offers 5 categories of membership, all of which are by invitation only.
North Shore Country Club
This is a private country club in Glenview, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Founded in 1900, it has hosted very professional and amateur golf championships.
The Village Links of Glen Ellyn
This is a public golf course located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. It has both a 9-hole course and an 18-hole course. These are just some of the prominent country clubs in Illinois. Connect with this blog for more information.