Welcome To Downers Grove

Scotland is known as the birthplace of golf because it is believed the sport was first played there in 1774. However, the game was not introduced to North America until the late 19th century. In fact, one might be surprised to learn the nation’s first 18-hole golf course was built in Downers Grove, Ill. The legendary Chicago Golf Club was established in 1892 by a group of businessmen on the site of the current Downers Grove Golf Club. The founding …


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