Entries by Ken McCormick

New food vendors coming this summer!

Check our calendar of events for upcoming pop-up food vendors!   The Outpost Mexican Eatery May 11 & 25 from 5-7:30pm Wednesday Fiesta Night at the Golf Course! Food will be available from the Outpost Mexican Eatery. Margarita Specials: Modela and Dos Equis are available.   Go Doggy Run  May 6, 20, 21, 27 & […]

Downers Grove Golf Club celebrates its 130th season

DOWNERS GROVE, IL –The Downers Grove Golf Club is now open for its 130th season. The historic course was established in 1892 as America’s first 18-hole golf course. Now a 9-hole par 36 course, Downers Grove Golf Club is owned and operated by the Downers Grove Park District. Open to the public from sunrise to […]

Summer Camps

RESIDENT REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9AM ON MARCH 14 NON-RESIDENT REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9AM ON MARCH 21 Golf Camps at the Downers Grove Golf Club provide an environment where young golfers of all abilities can play, have fun and improve their golf skills. Check out Smart Smart Golf for ages 3-4, Little Linkers for ages 5-7, […]

Eyeline 1-Day Golf Clinics

Registration for the golf clinics is in the Clubhouse or you can call the Clubhouse at 630-963-1306.  The class includes $49 of teaching aids to take home with you.   Location:  Downers Grove GC Main putting green                     2420 Haddow Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60515                     630-963-1306   Cost: $89    Eyeline Golf […]

New Golf App!

Golfers can now download the new Downers Grove Golf Club mobile app for an enhanced experience on the course! The new app features: GPS Yardage Finder Loyalty Program Perks & Discounts Link to TeeSnap Tee Time Booking Interactive Scorecard Pace of Play Live Tracking Live Leaderboards Push Notifications with Course Updates Golf News and Events […]

SuperSpeed Golf Training

SUPERSPEED GOLF TRAINING GAIN SPEED – GAIN DISTANCE Certified Golf Professional Jim Festle brings SuperSpeed Golf training to Downers Grove Golf Club. The SuperSpeed Golf Training System is the fastest way to increase your club head speed. Over 700 top touring professionals currently use the golf training system and the results speak for themselves. The […]

Foursomes and Carts Starting May 29!

Foursomes and Carts Starting May 29. Make your Tee Time Now! We are extremely pleased to announce the following golf guidelines have been approved by the DCEO and will go into effect beginning Friday, May 29: Foursomes 10-minute tee time intervals Golf carts are permitted for individual use or family groups (same household) Driving ranges, […]

COVID-19 Golf Rules and Modifications

COVID-19 Golf Rules & Modifications Please help us remain open for play by adhering to the following COVID-19 rules and modifications established by Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order and the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity. PHASE 3 MODIFICATIONS As we move into phase 3 of the state ordinance we want to assure you that […]


On Thursday, March 26, we received additional clarification regarding golf course operations as it relates to the Stay at Home Order. Unfortunately, this means that the Downers Grove Golf Club and driving range will be CLOSED now through April 7 (at a minimum). The Golf Club will not be open for dog walking or any […]

Course Reopens March 26

GOLF UPDATE: March 25 DOWNERS GROVE GOLF CLUB IS REOPENING ON MARCH 26! After receiving clarification from the Governor’s Office regarding the “stay at home” order as it relates to golf courses, the Downers Grove Golf Club will be OPEN STARTING MARCH 26 depending on weather conditions. This includes the driving range and shelter. Updated FAQ regarding […]