There are 4 golf courses in Lake Forest, Illinois and 1 is a municipal course. There are also another 96 golf courses within 20 miles of Lake Forest, including 14 public, 45 municipal and 37 private courses.
The oldest course in the Lake Forest area is the Onwentsia Club which was designed by James Foulis/(R) Tom Doak and opened in 1895.
The longest course is Kemper Lakes Golf Club, which is 7,217 yards. Knollwood Club is rated the best course near Lake Forest. The following courses have won various awards: Conway Farms Golf Club, Knollwood Club, Shoreacres, Bob-O-Link Golf Club, Pine Meadow Golf Club, Skokie Country Club, Kemper Lakes Golf Club, The Glen Club, Ivanhoe Club, Ivanhoe Club, North Shore Country Club, The Club At Wynstone, Makray Memorial Golf Club, ThunderHawk Golf Course, Stonewall Orchard Golf Club.