There are 5 golf courses in Plainfield, Illinois and 2 are municipal courses. There are also another 76 golf courses within 20 miles of Plainfield, including 31 public, 25 municipal and 20 private courses.
The oldest course in the Plainfield area is the Downers Grove Golf Club which was designed by Charles B. Mac Donald and opened in 1892.
The longest course is Village Links Golf Course, which is 7,250 yards. Aurora Country Club is rated the best course near Plainfield. The following courses have won various awards: Bolingbrook Golf Club, Cog Hill Golf & Country Club, Cog Hill Golf & Country Club, Chicago Golf Club, Cantigny Golf, Cantigny Golf, Black Sheep Golf Club.