Ivanhoe Estates is within a golfing paradise. We are within a five-mile radius of no less than eight public golf courses. In addition, living in the Ivanhoe Estates gives you unique access to the stunning Ivanhoe Club – one of the finest golf courses in the country. The following courses are within just a 10 minute drive of the Ivanhoe Estates gates.
One cannot understand the beauty and the luxury of Ivanhoe Estates without considering the perfectly manicured Ivanhoe Club. This 27-hole golf course is cut into three 9-hole courses called the Forest Nine, Prairie Nine and Marsh Nine. Each nine-hole course has its own style and topography, making it a destination for Chicagoland golfers.
Ivanhoe Estates is extremely proud to call the world class Ivanhoe Club its home. Ivanhoe Estates itself is nestled in the Marsh and Prairie Courses in addition to third course called the Forest Nine. All three of these courses has holes styled after world-famous courses from around the world.
The Ivanhoe Club itself is private club, boasting PGA championship-level courses in addition to a massive clubhouse, clay tennis courts, competition size pool and views of the stunning 15-acre Lake Ivanhoe. Golf Digest regularly ranks the Ivanhoe Club as one of the Top 25 Championship Golf Courses in Illinois and it must be seen to be believed.
For more information, call the Ivanhoe Club or contact a current member directly for Golf, Sports, Social, Community or other membership categories. An application/ approval process is required and membership requires additional fees. Access to the facilities and grounds of the Ivanhoe Club are for members only.
In addition to the Ivanhoe Club itself, within a 5-mile radius, there are several stunning public and private courses for the avid golfer.
Countryside Golf Club
Countryside Golf Club is a county owned public course offering 36 holes that is literally right next door to the professional-level Ivanhoe Club courses that Ivanhoe Estates residents call home. This course is cut into two 18 hole courses – Prairie and Traditional. Choose from these two unique 18-hole layouts with a variety of terrain features that will test any player.
Pine Meadow Golf Club
Pine Meadow is another public course that is just a stone’s throw from Ivanhoe Estates. When it opened in 1986, it was rated the No. 1 Best New Golf Course in America by Golf Digest.
Pine Meadow is an 18-hole Par 72 course. Known as a fair test of golf skills for any golfer, Pine Meadow also has such picturesque beauty with its fairways lined with towering blue spruce, pines as well as wild life, that it is easy for a player to forget they’re here to play golf. The learning center and practice facility is considered the best of its kind in Northern Illinois.
Steeple Chase Golf Club
Rated 4.5 Stars by Golf Advisor, Steeple Chase is yet another gorgeous public course that’s only a few miles from the Ivanhoe Estates gate. This Ken Killian-designed course nestled on over 200 beautiful acres. Natural hills, lakes, woods and wetlands, and outstanding course conditions all come together to create unsurpassed beauty and a true challenge.
Stonewall Orchard Golf Club
Located in nearby Grayslake, this 18-hole, Par 72 course was designed by renowned golf course architect Arthur Hills. What sets this course apart is its mature trees. It features no less than 65,000 fully mature pine and oak trees as well as hills, wetlands and wildlife. It is a good analog for Ivanhoe Club’s own Marsh course. If you love nature and you love wildlife, this is a great destination to spend a round.