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The Course

Eighteen holes of pure golfing fun in the northern suburbs close to Chicago.
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The course is named after Charles E. “Chick” Evans Jr. who in addition to being the first amateur golfer to win both the U.S. Open and the U.S. Amateur Open in one year, he also founded the Evans Scholars Foundation which provides a college scholarship for qualified caddies.

The North Branch of the Chicago River combines with the West Fork of the Chicago River right inside the golf course. Offering beautiful scenic natural preserves in a serene environment.

This fun, yet satisfying 5,691 yard, 18-hole par-71 course is located in the northern suburbs. A hidden gem on the northside that offers a quality golf experience for golfers of all skill levels. Enjoy a fun and friendly relaxed round of golf whether you are in the mood for 9 or 18 holes.

Chick Evans is a proud member of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program by Audubon International. A recognized environment program that helps courses protect the environment and preserve the natural heritage of the game of golf.

Prepare yourself for a fun and enjoyable time at Chick Evans. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city and join us at Chick Evans. Nestled in the north suburbs, just a hop and a skip away from Chicago.
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  • Every player should have his or her own golf bag with clubs.
  • No ride-alongs or walk-alongs allowed without prior manager approval. Ride-along fees will be charged for those choosing to take a spot on the riding cart.
  • No outside alcoholic beverages or coolers allowed.
  • Shirt & shoes must be worn at all times.
  • No sports cleat shoes allowed other than golf soft spiked.
  • Please help repair your divot marks and keep up pace for everyone's enjoyment.
  • Please note that carts are shared with other public golfers, if you are not comfortable to ride with other golfers, may we suggest to walk or select another non-busy day. Please note weekends at Chick Evans are very busy and we do not allow single rider carts till further notice. We will do our best to accommodate, but unfortunately we have a limited inventory of riding carts.
  • We ask all golfers keep a pace of play at 4-4.5 hours. Please note average playing times at Chick Evans is 4 hours and 15 minutes. Busier days and holidays can increase pace of play times due to the amount of public play on the course and general average playability of golfers.
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We are proud to be certified as Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International. The course is committed to protecting our local environment, conserving natural resources, and providing wildlife habitats.
Strap your bag to the front, put your drink in the cup holder, thumb on the throttle and you're off! Shift your weight from side to side to literally carve the course up. This is golf like you've never experienced before!

Here at Chick Evans, we are proud to offer you the chance to ride one on your next round! All we ask is that you fill out the online waiver and watch the safety video before you come to the course. We will give you a quick training before your round, and then you're off! GolfBoard tee times are booked on a first come, first serve basis. For more details about availability please call 847.965.5353. Please note that there is a $15 charge in addition to your green and cart fee. All riders must sign a GolfBoard rider agreement prior to rental.


Pace of play is important to every golfer, and we are working hard to make sure pace is a priority because we respect everyone's time.

  • Play from the correct tee box for your skill level.
  • Always be ready to hit when it's your turn.
  • Go easy on practice swings.
  • Think ahead about where and how you will hit your next shot.
  • Drop your teammate off at their ball on the way to yours.
  • Park your cart for easy access after your shot.
  • Limit your time searching for lost golf balls.
  • Record scores on the next tee box.
  • Don't worry about the group behind you, make sure you are keeping up with the group in front of you.
  • Allow and invite faster groups to play through if there is space on the course ahead of you.
  • We look forward to having you on course with us!
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