There are 4 golf courses in Elgin, Illinois and 3 are municipal courses. There are also another 96 golf courses within 20 miles of Elgin, including 25 public, 38 municipal and 33 private courses.
The oldest course in the Elgin area is the Chicago Golf Club which was designed by Charles B. Mac Donald and opened in 1892.
The longest course is Medinah Country Club, which is 7,657 yards. The Highlands of Elgin is rated the best course near Elgin.