Old McHenry Road, Long Grove Illinois 60049
Some would describe Kemper Lakes as a "monster"--but a beautiful monster, nonetheless. With water on 11 holes and over 60 bunkers, the 7,200-yard course is consistently rated among the best. Various rags have proclaimed the course to be in the Top 25 of public courses in the U.S., 12th best overall in Illinois and 4th best public in-state course. The par 72 track is rated at 75.9 with a steep 143 slope from the tips. The Blue tees cover nearly 6,700 yards and carry a 73.4 rating with 139 slope while the White tees have numbers of 6,300/71.4/133.
The course's 3 finishing holes are the talk of golfers everywhere. The 17th, the signature hole, is a semi-island hole that has appeared on lists naming the Top 125 Par 3 holes in the world. The facilty is listed as the #2 public course in the Chicagoland area.
Other Golf nearby:
(Fontana) Abbey Resort And Avani Spa
(Addison) Addison Golf Course
(Buffalo Grove) Arboretum Golf Club
(Arlington Heights) Arlington Lakes Golf Club
(Bartlett) Bartlett Hills Golf Course
(Gurnee) Bittersweet Golf Club
10/19 Coming to The Long Grove area
Dairy State Cheese and Beer Festival Kenosha WI April20 This fun-filled event includes cheese from around the state of Wisconsin, some of the area’s finest beers and live music.
North Shore Unitarian Church Art Fair Deerfield IL April27-28 NSUC's annual ART FAIR is a juried show featuring the original works of 65+ talented artists and artisans. The fine art and fine crafts exhibited include photography, painting, ceramics, glass, paper, woodwork, metalwork, jewelry, sculpture, fiber, clothing and mixed media. Exhibiting artists come from Illinois as well as from several surrounding states.
Redbud Trail Rendezvous Rochester IN April27-28 See living history of frontier Midwest America, historic camps, music and dance of the period, traditional crafts, food cooked over wood fires, blanket trading, tomahawk and muzzle-loading shooting contests. The village has 40 wooden booths, traditional crafts, blanket trading and muzzle loading shooting matches.
Chocolate Fest Long Grove IL May3-5 Dive into three days of nothing but CHOCOLATE! Mmm, chocolate strawberries, donuts, and much more! Every spring, the Village of Long Grove celebrates the existence of the world's best tasting antioxidant.
Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair Lombard IL May5 The Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair is held annually on St. Charles Road between Main and Elizabeth in downtown Lombard. All of the proceeds received from the craft booth rentals are donated to local charities. Features 140 craft exhibitors and 4000 attendees throughout the day.
Peoria Heights Art Fair Peoria Heights IL May11 A great weekend is planned; the show coincides with the Race for the Cure and the Illinois Art League members show at the Village Hall. A hospitality tent will be open throughout the Art Fair with coffee and donuts in the morning and water and fruit during the day .