Golf

We invite you to play the preserves and discover more choices and better value at three outstanding golf courses situated in the heart of northern Illinois, conveniently reached from southern Wisconsin and the greater Chicago area. The Ledges, Macktown and Atwood Homestead offer three distinctive course designs in beautiful forest preserve settings. Golfers enjoy incredible beauty and a challenging game from April until the end of October. Relish the great outdoors while enjoying the fun of the game.

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Atwood Homestead

Atwood Homestead’s player-friendly golf course opened in 1971 on land donated by Seth B. Atwood. The large stone family homestead has been remodeled and serves as the clubhouse and pro shop. The course was designed by Charles Maddox to present a variety of golf alternatives so that golfers may select the tees most appropriate for their ability. Tee times may be reserved online at playthepreserves.com/atwood

Ledges

Scenic and challenging 18-hole golf course. Built as a private course in 1966, this course was purchased by the District in 1978. Fairway bunkers and sand traps test your skill and accuracy. In addition, water hazards are featured on 10 holes. Area golfers are now enjoying this challenging course that often requires the use of every club in your bag. Tee times may be reserved online at playthepreserves.com/ledges

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Macktown

Macktown Golf Courses’ mature trees and established conditions make it a popular course for all levels of golfers. This sporty course was built in the 1930s to present a variety of golf alternatives so that golfers may select the tees most appropriate for their ability. Enjoy lunch or a cool beverage in the charming historic clubhouse. Tee times may be reserved online at playthepreserves.com/macktown