Golf in Illinois

Up to 50% Off at Prairie View Golf Club

Byron

$86 $43

18-hole, par 72 course—designed by renowned architect James Spear—suited for golfers of all abilities

Up to 50% Off Golf in Evanston

Evanston

$50 $25

Challenging greens and a short, 4,000 yd. layout characterize this par 60, family-friendly course that runs along North Shore Channel

Up to 66% Off at Rabito Golf Academy at Bolingbrook Golf Club

Bolingbrook

$175 $59

PGA professionals lead group clinics on a variety of topics, getting players ready for rounds on 7,104 yd. course with a true-island green

Up to 61% Off at Golf Nation

Palatine

$30 $13.50

Fitness center, bunker area, multiple chipping areas, and a driving range with heated bays foster golf skills

83% Off Golf VIP Pass at Silver Lake Country Club

Orland Park

$870 $189

VIP package includes 10 rounds at a 9-hole executive course, 5 group lessons, 10 buckets of range balls, and a hybrid golf club

50% Off Golf at Old Orchard Country Club

Mount Prospect

$156 $78

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Water hazards frame narrow fairways and even bisect certain holes on this 6,119-yard course

Up to 57% Off Indoor Golf Lessons

Downers Grove

$90 $39

PGA-certified instructors impart golf wisdom during private lessons using video swing analysis and the latest in golf-instruction technology

Up to 50% Off at Western Acres Golf Course

Lombard

$56 $28

Unfurled across 3,051 yards, this par 35 nine-hole course incorporates linear bluegrass fairways, three ponds, and numerous sand traps

45% Off Five 30-minute Golf Lessons

Crystal Lawns

$275 $151

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

49% Off Golf Lesson

Addison

$75 $38

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 55% Off Golf for Two or Four in Northbrook

Glenview

$44 $20

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Golfers navigate Scottish links-style course that sprawls over 87 acres with Chicago skyline as backdrop

Up to 57% Off at Gateway National Golf Links

Madison

$161 $77

The St. Louis city skyline fills the horizon of this all bent grass course that features intersecting ponds and rolling terrain

Up to 51% Off Lessons at The Falls Golf Club

O'Fallon

$90 $45

PGA professional works on developing reliable swings during private lessons and junior clinics

Half Off Driving-Range Practice

Marengo

$30 $15

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20-stall practice range features target greens at 100, 150, and 200 yards

Woodbine Golf Course - Up to 59% Off

Homer Glen

$122 $55

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Course designed by PGA pro Gordon Cunningham challenges golfers with bentgrass fairways, greens, and tees

Up to 75% Off Round of Golf at Carriage Greens Country Club

Darien

$158 $49

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Golfers cart past cattail-lined waterways that populate an 18-hole, par 70 course

Up to 50% Off at Blackhawk Trace Golf Club

Indian Lakes Resort

$99 $54

27-hole complex has played host to mini-tour events and qualifiers; course challenges golfers with an island green and a 615-yard par-5

85% Off Putting Clinic at Ben Mutz Golf

Golf 4 Groups

$270 $40

Golf professional calls on more than 25 years of teaching experience and a SAM PuttLab system to help clients improve putting skills

55% Off Junior Lesson at Dynamic Golf Institute

Riverwoods

$110 $49

45-minute junior golf lesson includes golfer interview, multi angle video swing analysis, and video recap email

Up to 55% Off at Lockhaven Golf Club

Godfrey

$220 $99

Course weaves through heavily wooded bluffs that incorporate dense tree lines, fast greens, and challenging hole layouts

Up to 63% Of Round of Golf for Two or Four

Sycamore

$176 $65

Built in 1923, immaculately maintained course beckons golfers down emerald alleyways nestled along the Kishwaukee River

Up to 53% Off Golf-Simulator Session with Snacks

Homewood

$68.50 $33

Players share a pizza and trade swings on simulations of famous golf courses such as St. Andrews and Cog Hill

Up to 51% Off Group Round of Golf in Wood Dale

Salt creek Golf Club

$90 $45

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Par 63 executive course encourages golfers to aim drives down tree-lined fairways and avoid water hazards that come in play on five holes

Up to Half Off Golf Practice at Chicago Players Club

Justice

$12 $6

Lighted, 26-acre complex features driving range and golf academy with grass, mats, heated covered tees, and two short game areas

Up to 53% Off Private Golf Lesson

Sugar Grove

$40 $20

Professional instructor Ed Hildebrand teaches private lessons conducted at a lighted driving range

Up to 57% Off Golf Lessons

Chicago

$150 $65

Boasting membership in the LPGA and a past as a Division I Head Women's Golf Coach, Robin Aikens helps students build strong fundamentals

Up to 71% Off Round of Golf and Pitching Wedge

Bolingbrook Golf Club

$305 $89

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Designed by Arthur Hills and Steve Forrest, course challenges players with seven lakes and a true island green; includes pitching wedge

Up to 66% Off Golf-Simulation Session for 2 or 4

Lombard

$40 $19

Simulator displays a realistic golf course for both practice and stroke play

Up to 78% Off Golf Fitness Training

Northbrook

$150 $49

Nike-trained golf specialist shows golfers how to swing and otherwise move so they can avoid injuries and always come in under par

Up to 46% Off at Bliss Creek Golf Club

Sugar Grove

$70 $38

Tree-lined fairways and greens surrounded by water and bunkers test the skills of golfers on 5,436 yd., par 69 course

Up to 51% Off Simulated Golf at City Tee Time

The Loop

$200 $99

The Old Course at St. Andrews, Pebble Beach Golf Links, and many other famous courses come to life on the 12 ft. golf simulator screen

Up to 64% Off at Michael Camastro Golf Academy

Bolingbrook Sports Dome

$130 $65

During private or group lessons golfers learn the basics of the game and polish existing skills with the guidance of a PGA professional

69% Off Lesson at TourBound Golf Academy

TourBound Golf Academy Indoor Training Facility

$125 $39

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PGA Tour simulators uses video playback to enhance golf pupil’s understanding of instructor’s advice

Up to 88% Off Golf Lessons at Golf in Motion

Multiple Locations

$240 $29

Golfers choose 2 or 3 video lessons, including swing evaluations and putting lessons

Up to 88% Off Golf Lessons at Golf in Motion

Multiple Locations

$240 $29

Golfers choose 2 or 3 video lessons, including swing evaluations and putting lessons

Up to 69% Off 60-Minute Indoor Golf Lessons

Chicago

$125 $45

Relaxed and enjoyable golf lessons unfold inside hitting bay with Foresight launch monitor, V1 Golf video analysis, and two televisions

Up to 57% Off Swing Evaluation and Lessons

Chicago

$274 $125

Golf instructors suss out swing issues with detailed video systems and computer software, then offer tips in follow-up lessons

Select Local Merchants

The minds behind Chicago Sailboat Charters share their passion for the sailing experience by making waterborne adventuring accessible to the general public with group sailing charters. Fostering the atmosphere of a private charter, the captains ferry passengers out onto Lake Michigan for stunning views of Chicago's skyline. The crew encourages its guests to make the most of the trip by providing a bathroom, bottled water, ice for drinks, and plenty of cooler and storage space, while encouraging guests to bring their own, snacks, drinks, and an inflatable blanket for a picnic out on the lake.

141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago,
IL
US

With iridescent miniature golf courses in malls throughout North America, Glowgolf adds elements of phosphorescent fun to shopping sessions. Courses contain sights such as light-defying blush corals, incandescent animals, and lush foliage reminiscent of the glowing trees on Neptune. Each pass is good for three 18-hole games, giving golfers ample opportunity to get familiar with each hole's obstacles. Equipment is available on the spot, so players won't have to carry around personal clubs or seek out a bioluminescent caddie.

1542 Fox Valley Ctr
Aurora,
IL
US

The Golf Shack Super Driving Range provides golf-ball-wallopers with a place to practice swings year-round, featuring 40 stalls, 20 grass tees, and a bentgrass putting green. Twenty covered stalls stand staunchly next to 20 uncovered stalls, allowing drivers to choose their preferred ambience. Upon entry, visitors receive a basket containing 80 balls, offering golfers a chance to perfect their power drive, take a couple of reps with their new set of irons, or test their experimental rocket-propelled hover-putter. Ambitious Groupon holders also have the option of using all three buckets in one trip.

1631 N Bell School Rd
Rockford,
IL
US

The Joliet Park District sprawls across more than 1,000 acres, engaging visitors with everything from sports to nature. Guests can wander through the foliaged paths of the Pilcher Park Nature Center and the organic community garden, or treat their senses to the floral colors and aromas that fill the bird-haven greenhouse. The 10,000-seat Joliet Memorial Stadium hosts high-school and college sporting events, while a dozen athletic fields fill with recreational players hitting baseballs, catching softballs, and spiking soccer balls when the referee isn't looking. During the summer, inner tubes transport patrons down Joliet Splash Station's high-speed water slides and 865-foot lazy river, and the glittery strands of Fourth of July fireworks color the skies above the stadium.

621 Gougar Road
Joliet,
IL
US

As summer months wind down and autumn weather creeps in, Odyssey Fun Farm comes alive—and as it's only open from late September to late October, the farm definitely makes the most of its time. A pumpkin patch, a petting zoo, hay rides, and other fall festivities help families start new seasonal traditions as they enjoy the cooler weather. Visitors can also test their senses of direction in the massive corn maze, which stretches over 15 acres and sends participants through hairpin turns and winding roundabouts in a design that spells the farm's name when viewed from an airplane or the shoulders of a very tall person.

Despite the many leisurely activities, there's plenty of adrenaline to be had—corn cannons send bursts of maize hurtling toward faraway targets, pig races pit swine such as Arnold Schwartzenhogger and David Letterham against each other in a dash to the finish, and ziplines let visitors feel the wind in their hair as they speed high above the ground. At sundown on October weekends, Odyssey Fun Farm turns spooky for its Zombie Safari Hayrides. Those who dare climb into a wagon equipped with 20 paintball turrets, which they'll use to slay every zombie that attacks during the pitch-black journey down a winding farm road.

3440 Odyssey Ct
Naperville,
IL
US

Staffed by experienced golfing professionals and computers who’ve sworn allegiance to the three laws of golfing robotics, GolfTEC’s motion sensors and high-speed cameras monitor swings and break down each individual’s form on a high-definition video display. Sensors chirp with approval whenever they detect the perfect stroke or an especially witty golfing joke. GolfTEC’s certified personal coaches will point out flaws and strengths while providing golfers with tips on how to permanently improve their game from tee to green.

905 E Golf Rd
Schaumburg,
IL
US