Shoreacres

1601 Shoreacres Rd,

Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044

  • Office

    +1 (847) 234 1470
  • Pro shop

    +1 (847) 234 1472
  • Golf pro

    Peter McDonald (PGA, Head Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland surrounds the course; clubhouse sits on the shore of Lake Michigan.

  • Designer:

    Seth Raynor

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6521
5457
5102
Par
71
71
72
SSS or slope
71.4
66.5
69.4

Location

Latitude:

42.297453

Longitude:

-87.836208

How to get there:

34 mi N of downtown Chicago.

Shoreacres

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1916

Shoreacres is home to a championship golf course that ranks with some of the best in Illinois. This tree-lined and open parkland layout provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. This private course is generally playable only by members and their invited guests.

List of courses: Around Chicago

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Shoreacres is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Other information

Walking permitted.

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

Shoreacres is one of Seth Raynor's first solo layouts, and has been restored to reflect the original design as closely as possible. Working in collaboration with Tom Doak’s Renaissance Design Firm, the Club has diligently restored all the original Raynor features.

Published ranking

World: 45th best course in the world (GOLF magazine, 2020/21).
USA: 55th best course in the USA (Golf Digest, 2019/20).
State: 4th best course in Illinois (Golf Digest, 2019/20).

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