Sandy Hollow - Designed by Golf Course Architect Charles Dudley Wagstaft, this popular 18-hole course is located on Rockford's south side. Opened on July 4, 1929, Sandy Hollow is a tree-lined fairway course with strategically-placed fairway bunkers and rated by Golf Digest as a 3 1/2 star course. The course is also one of 19 Audubon Certified courses in Illinois. One of the more challenging holes on the 6,228-yard course is #11, which requires a tee-shot over a pond. Par 71.
Newburg Village Golf Club - Newer 9-hole, par 36, public course with snackbar and clubhouse, located at the sight of the old town of Newburg Village, founded in 1835 and home of the first grist mill in Northern Illinois. Locally owned by a lifelong Rockford area family.
Built as a private course in 1966, this 18-hole course was purchased by the Forest Preserve District in 1978. Fairway bunkers and sandtraps test a golfer's skill and accuracy. In addition, water hazards are featured on 10 holes. Area golfers are now enjoying this challenging course. Par 72. Clubhouse and restaurant.
Designed by Golf Course Architect Thomas M. Bendelow, this heavily wooded 18-hole course is located on Rockford's west side. Opened on September 2, 1922, Ingersoll is a long-time favorite of local golfers. While there is no water on the 6,107-yard course, and the par 4's are short, the tightly tree-lined fairways make keeping the ball down imperative. The gently rolling terrain is a classic example of golf course architecture of the 1920s. This challenging course was chosen by Tiger Woods…
Elliot - Located on the far-east side of Rockford close to I-90 and Business 20, Elliot is a championship, 18-hole course with over 6,000 yards of rolling terrain, large trees, and spacious greens. Designed by golf course architect Edward Lawrence Packard, Elliot opened in 1968 and received Golf Digest's 3 1/2-star rating. Elliot also has lighted driving range and practice facilities. A smattering of water hazards and sand bunkers make Elliot a challenging course for any golfer. Par 72.
Atwood - This 18-hole course features lengthy tees so that golfers of all abilities can be accommodated. Designed by Charles Maddox in 1971, the greens are well-trapped, large and undulating. Clubhouse and pro shop. Par 72.
Alpine Hills Golf Course is a challenging par 3 golf course located in the heart of Rockford off state and Alpine. Alpine Hills also has the cities premier driving range and practice facilities around.
Considered a "must play" course in the Midwest, Golf Digest Magazine ranks Aldeen as the best municipal course in the state of Illinois and gives the Club 4 1/2 stars in its "Places to Play Guide", alongside courses such as Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass and Spyglass Hill in Pebble Beach! And Golf Magazine ranks Aldeen as #38 in its "Thrifty 50" list of the fifty best U.S. golf courses for $50 or less--one of only two with that designation in Illinois.