Golf: The Sport of Business

Serious green takes on a whole new meaning when you do business on an Elgin golf course. Our courses are unrivaled in their scope, quality of facilities and services.

Two are distinguished further by GolfWeek Magazine who has ranked both Bowes Creek Country Club and The Highlands of Elgin: 

# 12  Best New Courses in America - 2012
# 2 Illinois Best Courses You Can Play - 2012
# 1 Municipal Course in Illinois & #9 in America - 2011


If you're putting together a corporate outing, entertaining clients, have a business meeting, or simply want to catch a fast round then one of Elgin’s distinguished courses is just the ticket!

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The Highlands of Elgin offers a variety of programs.


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Bowes Creek County Club

Instead of standard green fees, Bowes Creek offers a daily membership. The member for a day fee will allow you the privilege to play unlimited golf with cart and allow you full use of the practice facility.  There will be no limit to the amount of golf you want to play that day because you are...Member for that Day! Bowes Creek Golf Course is an 18-hole public course designed by award-winning architect Rick Jacobson. The environmentally planned golf course integrates all the natural elements the native landscape has to offer, including Bowes Creek, improved woodland and wetland areas, a lake, rolling farmland, stands of mature trees and scenic bluff slopes, to create an aesthetically pleasing, playable and challenging course. An impressive clubhouse provides first-class services and amenities including locker rooms, casual bar & grill (Porter's Pub), banquet facilities, and a pro shop.

Bowes Creek County Club

The Highlands of Elgin

Designed by renowned golf course architect Keith Foster, The Highlands represent his artistic impression of the game’s origins in Scotland. Play amidst the rolling hills, expansive fairways and undulating greens as you appreciate the challenge, beauty and pleasure of the game. The prairie style clubhouse features an expanded golf shop, locker rooms, event rooms with expansive ceilings and a full scale food and beverage operations. Enjoy dining at the Hickory Stick Bar & Grill and experience stunning golf course views. The facility also features a lighted practice facility offering bent grass tees, 30 hitting stations, short game area and a 9,000 sq. ft putting green.

The Highlands of Elgin

Wing Park Golf Course

Wing Park golf course is a classic yet, sporty nine-hole golf course. As Illinois oldest nine-hole municipal golf course, established in 1908, this superior golf course offers something for everyone. Expert players with only a couple of hours to spare or the novice just beginning to learn their swing will all enjoy a day at Wing Park Golf Course.

Wing Park offers just the basics. Holes are regulation in length and the green size is small, typical of a Victorian period course. A few bunkers and a small water feature are the only obstacles on the course. Rental clubs are available and tee times are recommended, especially on the weekend.

Wing Park Golf Course