There is 1 golf course in Essex, Illinois and 0 are municipal courses. There are also another 8 golf courses within 20 miles of Essex, including 4 public, 1 municipal and 3 private courses.
The oldest course in the Essex area is the Dwight Country Club opened in 1913.
The longest course is The Bluffs, which is 7,106 yards. Kankakee Country Club is rated the best course near Essex.