Bull Valley Golf Club is the reality of the dreams of three visionaries and is perhaps the most challenging and sensually stimulating course in the Midwest.
Keith Foster designed the Shepherd’s Crook golf course in 1999. Located in the Zion Park District, north of Chicago, the links-like layout harks back to Golden Age designs and was fashioned with classic strategy in mind.
Inaugurated in 1896, Exmoor Country Club was a founding member of the Western Golf Association in 1899. One of the early clubs in the Chicago area, today’s Exmoor course is largely a 1915 Donald Ross design.
Jack Nicklaus routed The Club at Wynstone fairways around a substantial residential development at the end of the 1980s, wrapping many of the holes around Lake Sheree.
Illinois native, DA Weibring, laid out the course at TPC Deere Run on a former Arabian horse ranch and it has been the venue for the PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic since 2000.
Originally designed by Larry Packard for the Spartan Meadows Golf Club in 1971, the course was subsequently redesigned for Highlands of Elgin by Keith Foster in 2003.
The Arthur Hills-designed course at Chicago Highlands Club is one of the many sporting amenities available at the first family-friendly country club to open in the western suburbs of the Windy City in more than 80 years.
The No.2 course at Medinah Country Club reopened in 2017 after a Rees Jones restoration which focused on greens and bunkers, using aerial photographs from 1938 to establish their original size, shape and location.
Designed by Bob Lohmann, the Merit Club course was only eight years old when it hosted the US Women’s Open in 2000.
Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed the layout at ThunderHawk Golf Club, carving many of the fairways out of a forest preserve. This was the first public course in Illinois to achieve Audubon Signature certification status.