Golf

Experience the Ultimate Golf Destination

Four beautifully maintained championship golf courses set Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa as the premier golf destination in Northern Illinois. No other golf resort in the region so perfectly incorporates the surrounding natural landscape of rolling hills and woodlands into such a challenging and rewarding test of golf. 

In addition to 63 exquisitely manicured holes laid out over our four courses, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa offers a grill and golf shop featuring an attractive selection of golf and casual wear.

For scratch handicappers and weekend duffers alike, the award-winning golf experience at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa will bring you back again and again.

To book a tee time, or call 800-892-2269.

The golf courses at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa have received numerous awards and accolades, including:

  • In 2012 and 2013, Golfweek named Eagle Ridge in its Best Courses You Can Play list.
  • The General received the Architecture Award in recognition of outstanding design by the editors of Golf Digest. Golf Digest's national panel of course raters also named 
    the course No. 24 among Golf Courses in the State of Illinois 2011/2012.
  • GOLF.com named The General the third best public golf course in Illinois in 2012.

The Courses At Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

The General

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Eagle Ridge’s crowning achievement, The General opened to rave reviews in 1997 and consistently ranks among Golf Digest top 100 courses. With a 250-foot elevation change from the first hole to the 18th, it boasts spectacular views of the tri-state area. The signature hole is #14, a par 4 with 180 feet of elevation change from tee to green. 

The North Course

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Opened in 1977, the North Course is characterized by elevated tee boxes and stunning views of Lake Galena and the surrounding countryside. The signature hole is #8, which is a 165-yard par 3 with 80 feet of elevation change from tee to green. The tee shot on #8 crosses the corner of Lake Galena, opening up to a spectacular view of the lake and its majestic rock outcroppings.

The South Course

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Opened in 1984 and voted one of the top 75 upscale courses in the country, the South Course winds through a beautiful wooded valley where streams come into play on 11 of 18 holes. The signature hole is #18, a 406-yard par 4 with the tee set 90 feet above a landing area which is guarded by lakes on both sides and a stream that crosses the fairway 265 yards from the tee. The second shot plays uphill to a well-bunkered elevated green. Although shorter in yardage than our other courses, the South is Eagle Ridge Resort’s most difficult and the best test of your accuracy and shot-making skills.

The East Course

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This 9-hole, par-34 layout is ideal for beginners, juniors and for those looking to play 9-holes through undulating greens and beautiful rock outcroppings. The signature hole is #3, a short, tight par 4 with a stream running up the left and a 30-foot rock wall along the right. The hole plays 290 yards through a quiet, secluded valley.