If you’re in the Aurora, Illinois area and itching for a tee time, there are a variety of golf courses and country clubs to consider. Whether you’re an avid and skilled golfer looking for a private club, a beginner wanting some instruction and a way to meet fellow golfers or a family with young children seeking a more laid-back kid-friendly environment, you don’t have to venture far to find the perfect golf course for your needs.
Here are the top ten golf courses around Aurora, IL:
1548 Prairie St, Aurora, IL 60506 | 630.892.4281
Aurora Country Club is a private country club featuring an 18-hole golf course located in Aurora, Illinois. The club is set in a peaceful surrounding and is often cited by Chicagoland golfers as one of the classic golf courses in the area. ACC offers complete country club facilities including three dining rooms, swimming pool, tennis courts and of course the full range of amenities for the golf course. Measuring 6,800 yards from the back tees and providing five sets of tees, the golf course challenges players of all skill levels and ages.
2411 West Illinois Avenue, Aurora, IL 60506 | 630.907.0500
Voted the sixth-best public golf course in the state of Illinois, Orchard Valley Golf Course features a beautiful 18-hole championship layout, with a blend of natural challenges such as meandering wetlands, lakes, roughs, water hazards, bunkers, hollows, and waterfalls. Rated 4.5 stars by Golf Digest.
2705 Stonebridge Blvd, Aurora, IL 60502 | 630.820.8887
Stonebridge Country Club’s 168-acre picturesque location features rolling terrain with woods that include mature oak trees along with sparkling lakes and streams. Established in 1989, Stonebridge features an 18-hole championship golf course that is also the only private Tom Fazio-designed course in Chicago’s Western Suburbs. By utilizing the natural terrain, the course offers a variety of pin positions and tee locations to challenge and entertain golfers of all skill levels constantly.
3400 Club Drive, Naperville, IL 60564 | 630.983.0012
Originally designed by Arnold Palmer Design Group, White Eagle Golf Club is located on approximately 163 acres. There are three nine - hole courses; holes 1 through 9 are referred to as the Red Course and holes 10 through 18 are the White Course. Holes 19 through 27 were developed at a later date and are referred to as the Blue Course. The club also features a driving range, a golf instruction program, a winter indoor practice facility, and golf tournaments.
314 Kingswood Drive, North Aurora, IL 60542 | 630.897.3000
Valley Green Golf Course features a laid-back, unobtrusive environment perfect for those who are new to golfing, families, kids, leagues, or those experienced golfers who want to concentrate on their short game. The facility also includes a clubhouse, pro shop, driving range and putting greens.
1215 Royal Saint George Drive, Naperville, IL 60563 | 630.355.7300
Cress Creek Country Club is a private family-oriented country club in the western suburbs. The wide variety of programs, services, and amenities has made it a club of choice for Naperville and its neighboring communities for many years. The club features a Ron Prichard-designed championship golf course, as well as dining, swimming, and tennis facilities and programs.
1001 Hill Ave, Aurora, IL 60510 | 630.256.3760
Phillips Park Golf Course is an 18-hole course featuring USGA greens, a computerized irrigation system, a three-hole junior course, and a driving range with an all-weather teeing surface. The club also offers a variety of golf instruction clinics and a golf shop featuring a wide selection of brand name equipment, apparel, and golf accessories.
25W570 Chicago Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540 | 630.355.6015
Established in 1921, Naperville Country Club is located the heart of Naperville, just east of downtown, on one of the most beautiful pieces of property in the western Chicago suburbs. Recognized as an Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary, the property features lush, green, and wooded terrain. Recreational and clubhouse amenities include a private, award-winning, 18-hole championship golf course, a full-service private dining experience, and banquet facilities for large and small special events.
1 Mulligan Drive, Woodridge, IL 60517 | 630.964.7777
A four-star rated course by Golf Digest, Seven Bridges is recognized as one of the top five public courses in the Chicagoland area. It’s a public course with a private course feel. The Dick Nugent-designed course features 100-year-old oaks, picturesque lily pad ponds, and, of course, at least seven bridges. Following your round, you can enjoy a meal and drinks at The Dock, which offers excellent dining and sunset views.
1 Golfview Road, Sugar Grove, IL 60554 | 630.466.4177
Bliss Creek's beautiful tree-lined fairways and well-placed water hazards and bunkers offer a sporty, yet challenging test for all skill levels. The facility also features outdoor eating areas, a pro shop, a driving range, and a practice putting green. At only $28 for 18 holes on the weekend and $18 for 18 holes during the week, Bliss Creek offers one of the best golf values in the Chicagoland area.