Illinois

Top 100 Golf Courses - Illinois

Glen View

21st Illinois - Best in Area

William Flynn redesigned the original Herbert Tweedie course at Glen View Club in 1922 and it served the members for almost eighty years before Davis Esler lovingly restored it in 1999.

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Exmoor

22nd Illinois - Best in Area

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.

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TPC Deere Run

23rd Illinois - Best in Area

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.

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Bull Valley

24th Illinois - Best in Area

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.

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Wynstone

25th Illinois - Best in Area

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.

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Merit Club

26th Illinois - Best in Area

Designed by Bob Lohmann, the Merit Club's course was only eight years old when Australian Karrie Webb won the U.S. Women’s Open here in 2000.

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Medinah (No.2)

27th Illinois - Best in Area

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.

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Midlothian

28th Illinois - Best in Area

Midlothian Country Club was formed in 1898 and the course was laid out for the members by Herbert J. Tweedie​. The club soon took golfing center stage, hosting the US Women’s Amateur in 1907 and the US Open in 1914, won by Walter Hagen.

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Evanston

29th Illinois - Best in Area

Evanston Golf Club’s course made its appearance on the Chicago golf scene in 1917. Some eighty years later, a sympathetic renovation by Ron Prichard breathed new life into the old Donald Ross-designed layout.

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Butterfield (White & Blue)

30th Illinois - Best in Area

Established in 1920, the William Langford and Theodore Moreau-designed course at Butterfield Country Club features three 9-hole circuits – Red, White and Blue – within a wonderful 27-hole golf complex.

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Illinois Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 Matt Yarc Courses Played 63
2 AJ Walker Courses Played 43
3 Brian LaBardi Courses Played 38
= Joshua Asher Courses Played 38
5 David Posey Courses Played 36
6 Raj Khanna Courses Played 30
= Brian Moran Courses Played 30
8 Paul Rudovsky Courses Played 27
9 Kevin Konsler Courses Played 26
= Dave Kane Courses Played 26