Where to Play Golf During the Winter in Chicago
Bitter cold and snow are a fact of life for Chicago golfers, who now have more options than ever when looking to keep their golf swing throughout the winter. ChicagoGolfReport.com is proud to present the most comprehensive list ever compiled of winter golf options in Chicago, including indoor golf facilities, golf domes, golf simulators and heated golf driving ranges. Just because it’s cold, doesn’t mean it’s not golf season in Chicago. There is no better time to improve your golf game than during winter in Chicago.
Indoor Golf Facilities
1141 W. Armitage
Chicago, IL 60614
Featuring state-of-the-art HD Golf simulators, you can play some of the world’s top golf courses in a comfortable, laid-back environment. Stocked mini-bars and flat screens are near each golf simulator. Fairways provides an awesome environment for golf, but reservations are a must. They take reservations exactly one week ahead of time, so call ahead to book your simulator time. You can also book private parties and events, join social and mixed leagues with Chicago Sport and Social, or take advantage of lessons and family options.
Golf reservations can only be made for 2-4 people with a 2-hour minimum at $50/hour Sunday after 5pm through Thursday & $70/hour Friday-Sunday until 5pm. Also, don’t bring your clubs as they provide top of the line golf equipment for all guests, complimentary.
Monday – Thursday – 5:00pm – Close
Friday – 5:00pm – 2:00am
Saturday – 10:30am – 3:00am
Sunday – 10:30am – Close
17 North Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60602
Centrally located in the heart of the Loop, Play18 Chicago provides the latest in golf technology advancements – including PGA Tour Simulators and personal driving bays- paired with luxury amenities like a spacious locker-room, full bar and lounge. The product of over two decades of research and development, the PGA Tour Simulator is fully loaded with Immersive Play Technology- allowing you to play over 50 of the world’s greatest courses without ever leaving the Loop.
Online appointments and membership available.
Monday – Saturday 7AM – 10PM (24-hour RSVP required between 7-11AM, 8-10PM)
Sunday – 7AM – 6PM
Huntley, Illinois 60142
Located in the northwest suburb of Huntley, Tee 2 Green Indoor golf is a 13,000 square foot facility that features six state-of-the-art golf simulators with full swing analysis and 84 golf courses from around the world. The facility also offers a 5,000 square foot practice arena featuring 8 hitting bays and a 1,700 square foot indoor chipping and putting green with sandtrap.
Mon-Wed: 10am – 10 pm
Thur-Sat: 10am – 1 am
Sun: 10am – 7 pm
The East Bank Club offers five golf hitting stations with a range of 90 feet, enabling golfers to follow the beginning of their ball flight. The Golf Center also includes a putting area, a sand bunker and an elevated and contoured green for chipping and pitching.
Palatine, IL 60067
Golf Nation in Palatine features 25,000 square feet of golf and fitness club, featuring indoor golf, outdoor golf, a driving range, golf lessons, golf simulators, a bar, grill and health club. Recently selected as a Top 50 Stand Alone Golf Range by the Golf Range Association of America, this facility features putting greens, multiple hitting bays, state of the art short game area, outdoor driving range (heated and lighted for year round use), golf simulators and health club.
Open 7 Days a Week
Monday-Friday – 6AM – 9PM
Saturdays – 6AM – 6PM
Sundays – 9AM – 5PM
Bensenville, IL 60106
The White Pines Golf Dome is one of the area’s largest golf domes measuring 300 feet wide, 300 feet long and 100 feet high. It features five large target greens each surrounded by bunkers, a 45 foot-long contoured putting green, six suspended hitting targets, 50 hitting tees on two levels and a state-of-the-art virtual golf simulator.
Weekdays 7AM – 11PM
$12 for 30 minutes weekdays
$15 for 30 minutes weekends
Addison, IL 60101
Links & Tees Golf Dome in Addison features indoor chipping and putting areas, a 2-tiered driving range with target banners, flat-screen TVs and top golf instructors and staff.
Mon-Th: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sat: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sun: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm
Weekday:$12.00/ 30 minutes
Weekend/ Holiday:$14.00/ 30 minutes
Everyday Savings:$10.00 after 7:00 p.m
Putting and Chipping Green:$5.00/ 30 minutes
Lincoln Park Performance Center
1650 N Throop Street
Chicago, IL 60642
Located in the heart of Chicago’s Lincoln Park, Catalyst Golf Performance features two fully automated instructional bays powered by the Trackman Launch Monitor system that includes radar club and ball flight data, integrated video analysis, and full golf simulation capabilities. The facility also includes a 1,200 square foot putting green and surrounding short game area as well as a full fitness facility, rehabilitation center, and club repair/build shop.
Seven Days a Week: 6:00 am – 9:00 pm – appointment required.
One Financial Place
440 S Lasalle St.
Chicago, IL 60605
Located in the heart of Chicago’s Financial District, this state of the art golf performance studio at The Buckingham Club offers complete game improvement featuring AMM 3D motion capture, Trackman Launch analysis, Quintic Ball Roll analysis, and tour level custom club fitting. Fully lifelike golf simulation is available not only for golf coaching sessions, but also for winter play on some of the world’s finest golf courses. The club also offers a full executive athletic center experience with a fully outfitted gym, indoor swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, locker room, fitness classes, racquetball, basketball, and a full restaurant and bar.
Monday – Friday: 6:00 am – 9:00 pm – appointment required.
4700 Royal Melbourne Drive
Long Grove, IL 60047
Opened in April of 2013, The Royal Melbourne Golf Academy operates year round with a full outdoor set-up from April through September and an indoor game performance studio from October through March.
Wednesday – Sunday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm – appointment required.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Practice golf inside the 60,000 sq ft heated dome, work on your putting on two contoured greens as well as a short game area complete with a sand bunker.
Monday: 7:00AM – 10:00PM
Tuesday: 7:00AM – 10:00PM
Wednesday: 7:00AM – 6:00PM
Thursday: 7:00AM – 10:00PM
Friday: 7:00AM – 6:00PM
Saturday: 7:00AM – 6:00PM
Sunday: 7:00AM – 6:00PM
Weekdays $13 for 30 minutes
Weekends $15 for 30 minutes
Buffalo Grove, IL
The Buffalo Grove Golf and Sports Center offers a temperature controlled, realistic practice environment suitable for practicing full shots and the short games. The facility features a putting green and a separate chipping green with 2 sand bunkers as well as a full service pro shop with clubs, soft goods, custom fitting equipment & club repair.
Monday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Before 6 p.m. $10 per half hour
After 6 p.m. $11 per half hour
Weekends All Day $11
Bridgeview, IL 60455
The Bridgeview Sports Dome is a comfortable climate-controlled sports arena with over 90,000 sq. ft. of artificial turf and a two-tiered driving range, plus free chipping and putting areas.
Monday – Friday 7AM – 3PM
$10 per half hour (unlimited golf balls)
9511 West Manhattan-Monee Road
Frankfort, IL 60423
The Golf Dome & Green Garden Country Club is fully heated and offers a two level hitting area with 42 hitting stations. There is also a separate chipping and putting area for short game practice.
Open 7 Days a Week – 8AM – 7:30PM
Small Bucket – $10
Large Bucket – $15
2205 Skokie Valley Road (Rt 41)
Highland Park, Il 60035
The Highland Park Field House offers a state-of-the-art range facility designed to help give you the edge needed to improve your game year-round.
Monday – Friday – 9AM-3:55PM
$12 – per half hour
$20 – per hour
Crest Hill, IL 60403
Golf4Groups is a private facility and all events are by reservation. Individual and Group options as well as Instructional and Recreational opportunities are available.
Golf4Groups Technology: TrackMan • TrackMan Combine • SAM Putting Lab • SAM Balance Lab • V1 Video Swing Analyzer
1017 Butterfield Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515
1319 E Golf Rd
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Every PGA TOUR Superstore offers a state-of-the-art performance practice center complete with slow motion video playback capabilities to watch and analyze your golf swing. The indoor driving range comes complete with 3-Trak launch monitor technology to analyze your swing speed, golf ball speed, shot trajectory, and overall consistency.
Monday – Friday 10:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Saturday 9:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Sunday 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
2001 Rodeo Drive
Featuring top courses such as Pebble Beach, St. Andrews, Bay Hill and Pinehurst, the new golf simulator at Bolingbrook Golf Club is available for memberships, leagues and lessons.
Unlimited Season Membership (membership includes unlimited rounds of golf October – March)
Bolingbrook resident: $399
Bolingbrook Golf Club member: $349
Bolingbrook resident: $249
Bolingbrook Golf Club member: $199
Bolingbrook resident: $35 per hour
Bolingbrook Golf Club member: $30 per hour
Non-resident: $40 per hour
2220 W 83rd Street
Naperville, IL 60564
Springbrook offers two indoor golf simulators located in the clubhouse at Springbrook Golf Course. Simulators are available for use March 31 and will be available seven days a week for individuals, small groups and daily league play.
Monday – Friday – 9AM – 8PM
Saturday – Sunday – 7AM – 6PM
Monday through Friday $30
Saturday and Sunday $35
Seniors, Juniors and Military $25
Highland Park IL 60035
7,000 sq. ft. Indoor Training & Practice Center provides students of the game with an inside facility that replicates an on-course environment.
Indoor Golf Facility Includes:
PGA Tour Technologies such as Trackman, SAM Putt Lab and Multi-High Speed Camera Video System.
- Contoured Green Complex that runs 11 on Stimpmeter
- Chipping & Pitching Areas
- Bunker with Augusta Sand
- Training & Balance Aids
- Game Plan Meeting Room
- Clubhouse Lounge with 50” TV, Ping Pong & Wireless Internet
1401 Nordic Road
Itasca, IL. 60143
The Indoor Golf Simulator at Eaglewood Resort & Spa allows you to play a round on one of 36 world famous courses including Pebble Beach, Spyglass Hill, St. Andrews, Casa de Campo, Bay Harbor and others. “True to Course Graphics” provide state-of-the-art 3D simulator graphics reproduced in full, life-like dimension.
Winter Rates for Individual Play & Groups up to 4 Players
** Prices are per hour, not per person **
Monday – Thursday 9 am to 6 pm
$70 per hour (Up to 4 players)
Tuesday – Thursday 6 pm to 12 am
$70 per hour (Up to 4 players)
Friday – Sunday & Holidays 9 am to 6 pm
$90 per hour (Up to 4 players)
Friday – Sunday 6 pm to 12 am
$90 per hour (Up to 4 players)
Each additional person is $20/per hour
5850 W 103rd Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Stony Creek Golf Course in Oak Lawn offers hourly rental of their golf course simulator throughout the cold weather months.
Regular – $20
Seniou/Junior – $16
Naperville, IL 60540
Play the ProTee Golf Simulators at Score 18 Indoor Golf, which offer over 85 golf courses, including Pebble Beach, Pinehurst and St. Andrews. A typical 18 hole round takes about an hour for each golfer.
Monday – Thursday 9AM – 11PM
Friday – Sunday 9AM – Midnight
Monday – Thursday 18 holes – $29
Friday – Sunday 18 holes – $36
2433 Von Esch Rd.
Plainfield, IL. 60586
Indoor Golf, Leagues, Group Events and Memberships Available.
Hours: December thru March
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
18 Holes – $30.00
9 Holes – $18.00
Range – 1 Hour – $30.00
Range – 1/2 Hour – $18.00
Oswego, IL 60543
2091 W 63rd St
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Each Bogies Indoor Golf location features Full Swing Golf simulators with over 60 world famous golf courses available for play.
Weekday 9 Holes - $20.00
Weekday 18 Holes – $30.00
Range Bucket – $10.00
Weekday Range (1/2 hour) – $16.00
Weekend 9 Holes – $22.00
Weekend 18 Holes – $34.00
Weekend range (1/2 hour) – $18.00
Orland Park IL 60467
Indoor Golf Links of America in Orland Park offers a complete indoor golf experience with 14 state-of-the-art indoor golf simulators. The facility runs golf leagues and offers golf lessons along with a full bar and entertainment facilities.
Weekdays 8AM – 10PM
Weekends 8AM – 10PM
Weekdays $25 an hour
Weekends $35 an hour
Golf Academy at Terra Cotta is equipped with two TruGolf Simulators, two Practice/Fitting/Teaching Bays, Pro Shop, Golf Fitness Room and Sports Massage Room.
Weekdays: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Weekends: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Weekdays $25 an hour
Weekends $35 an hour
353 N. River Road
Desplaines, IL 60016
Consistently ranked as one of the top 100 golf driving ranges in America, Golf Center Des Plaines features a three-tiered, year-round driving range with 80 lighted & heated hitting stations, and a fully automated tee-up system.
November 1 – February 29
Driving Range: Daily 9:00am–10:00pm
9-hole, lighted course: Now open year-round!
November 1–February 28, 9:00am–5:00pm
$8 per golfer.
March 1–March 31
Driving Range: Daily 8:00am–10:00pm
9-hole, lighted course: Open year-round, weather permitting.
Wood Dale, IL 60191
TopGolf Chicago is the premier golf entertainment complex where the competition of sport meets your favorite local hangout spot. You can challenge your friends and family to addictive point-scoring golf games that anyone from the hopeful PGA tour contender to your neighbor’s 7-year-old kid can play year-round. Just picture a 300-yard outfield with dartboard-like targets in the ground
Monday – Thursday – 9:30am – 11:00pm
Friday – 9:30am – 1am
Saturday – 9am – 1am
Sunday – 9am – 10:00pm
Base game prices range from $3.50 – $6.50 (20 golf balls per game) depending on the day and time.
The Driving Range at the Libertyville Sports Complex offers 40 weather protected stations with heaters and automated tees, perfect during winter months.
Open Everyday: Sat: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sun thru Fri: 11:00 am-7:00 pm
Long Grove, IL
Ballybunion Golf of Long Grove offers a heated driving range for winter practice and golf improvement.
Zigfield Troy in Woodridge provides partitions along the sides of the driving range to block the wind so you can practice in comfort with six mats under heaters for additional comfort.
Every day – 9AM – 4PM
Wheaton, IL 60189
630 260 8199
Tuesday-Friday – 10AM – 8PM
Saturday-Sunday – 9AM – 6PM
Regular Winter Rates
1/2 Hour Bay Usage $13
1 Hour Bay Usage – $23
Justice. IL 60458
The Players Club Chicago offers covered and heated hitting bays for perfect golf practice conditions throughout the winter.
Open: Thursday – Sunday 12:00 to 5:00
Small Bucket – $5
Medium Bucket – $9
Large Bucket – $12
3459 Oakton Street
847.674.1500 ext. 3100
Skokie Sports Park, named one of the Top 50 Standalone Ranges in the U.S. by Golf Range Association of America offers 11 heated and enclosed stations for a comfortable practice experience. The range features an automatic tee-up system and 2 Track Tee dividers providing ball speed and distance information.
Saturdays & Sundays – 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Lemont, IL 60439
Covered and heated hitting bays are available throughout the winter.
Daily from 8AM – 5PM
Small Bucket – $3.75
Medium Bucket – $5.50
Large Bucket – $7.50
Romeoville, IL 60446
Located in a 5,000 square foot building situated on the south end of the driving range featuring:
- 11 heated hitting stations for all-seasons practice
- 2 teaching bays with state-of-the-art technology including Trackman & Foresight GC2
- Putting lab featuring SAM PuttLab & Quintic ball roll technology
- Dedicated club repair room
- Full service bar with 8 flat-screen televisions
- Turf Room for private events
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