Private Golf Courses

Kemper Lakes Golf Club

At first glance, its flat fairways seem harmless, but on the tee, golfers notice a tight tree line and a number of hazards. With a substantial amount of strategically placed water hazards and bunkers, this course obligates you to hit the driver...  Read More

Beverly Country Club

Tight fairways with overhanging trees make getting off the tee vital to scoring well on this challenging Donald Ross course. Rolling fairways result in uneven lies for approach shots to small, very quick greens. Guarded by a number of bunkers,...  Read More

Butler National Golf Club

Measuring over 7300 yards from the tips, this immaculate course is long and demanding. Avoiding the creek that winds through the course is the first step toward a good round. Although it's a fairly flat course, firm, fast greens will test you....  Read More

Chicago Golf Club

This outstanding course has a wide-open layout resembling old links-style courses. Fairways are lined by a wispy rough that hinders approach shots and makes scoring even more difficult. In addition, a number of bunkers line fairways and guard...  Read More

Conway Farms Golf Club

Occupying the grounds of an old dairy farm, this relatively young Fazio course has already hosted several significant amateur championships. Scattered trouble spots and a number of hazards make Conway Farms quite a challenge, and walking is...  Read More

Medinah Country Club – Course #3

Sporting an impressive resume that includes 12 major championships, this course is in a league all its own. Brutally long, it features narrow fairways with rather large but extremely fast greens. Undulating terrain and a number of water hazards...  Read More

Merit Club

This beautiful course, built on rolling terrain, features wide fairways and large greens. Thick prairie grass and wildflower-covered hills border immaculate fairways. Accurate club selection is important to avoid long, difficult putts on speedy...  Read More

North Shore Country Club

Though typically overshadowed by some of the area's more well-noted courses, this demanding course packs a punch. Winding through a densely wooded area, most of this course demands accuracy off the tee and caution on approach shots. Greens are...  Read More

Olympia Fields Country Club – North Course

While fairness can be found in the width of these fairways, the rough will prove to be severe for errant shots. Large, gaping bunkers that are difficult to play out of surround several fairways and most of the greens. The open nature of this...  Read More

Lake Bluff

The challenges faced on this demanding course are unlike any others in the area. Golfers of all skill levels are tested when having to play shots alongside and across the treacherous hazards, which include gullies and ravines slicing through the...  Read More

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