Highlands Links at Cape Breton

Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia

Rankings

Best Golf Courses in Illinois

The best golf courses the Golf Course Gurus have played in The Prairie State.

Top 17 Courses

  1. Chicago Golf Club (C.B. Macdonald 1894; Wheaton, Illinois)
  2. Shoreacres (Seth Raynor 1921; Lake Bluff, Illinois)
  3. Rich Harvest Golf Links (Jerry Rich and Greg Mart1998; Sugar Grove, Illinois)
  4. Olympia Fields Country Club (North) (Willie Park Jr. 1922; Olympia Fields, Illinois)
  5. TPC Deere Run (D.A. Weibring 2000; Silvis, Illinois)*
  6. Butler National Golf Club (George Fazio 1972 (subsequent renovations by Tom Fazio); Oak Brook, Illinois)
  7. Skokie Country Club (Donald Ross 1914 (Original layout by Tom Bendelow 1904; remodel by William Langford 1938); Glencoe, Illinois)
  8. Medinah Country Club (No. 3) (Tom Bendelow 1928 followed by a redesign the early 1930s and a renovation by Rees Jones 2002 and 2011; Medinah, Illinois)
  9. Cog Hill Golf and Country Club (Dubsdread) (Dick Wilson 1964 and Rees Jones renovation 2008; Lemont, Illinois)*
  10. Black Sheep Golf Club (David Esler 2002; Sugar Grove, Illinois)
  11. Merit Club (Robert Lohmann 1992; Libertyville, Illinois)
  12. Butterfield Country Club (Langford and Moreau 1920 / Steve Smyers renovation 2010; Oak Brook, Illinois)
  13. Chicago Highlands Club (Arthur Hills 2010; Westchester, Illinois)
  14. Glen Club, The (Tom Fazio 2001; Glenview, Illinois)*
  15. Stonewall Orchard Golf Club (Arthur Hills 1999; Grayslake, Illinois)*
  16. Spencer T. Olin Golf Course (Arnold Palmer 1989; Alton, Illinois)*
  17. Bull Valley Golf Club (Dick Nugent 1989; Woodstock, Illinois)
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