For the past 40 years, the renowned Kemper Lakes Golf Club has welcomed not just Chicagoland’s most avid golfers, but tournament-winning professional golfers from all over the world have made their way to our putting green. With multiple membership tiers, Kemper Lakes Golf Club makes Membership enticing for anybody passionate about golf, and it matches this flexibility with a simply unrivaled pure golf facility. Here are five reasons why Kemper Lakes is a top-notch golf facility.
1. Kemper Lakes offers a challenge for golfers of all levels
Kemper Lakes sets the standard for what a golf club should be. Its course layout and conditions are PGA-level, so every golfer can get the full Tour experience on a course used for tournaments by the PGA.
The course recently underwent extensive renovation led by legendary golf course architect Rick Jacobson. These renovations brought club-wide improvements to the entire course, including renovated and upgraded bunkers, upgraded tee boxes, new locker rooms, and commemorative plaques recognizing the championship-winning plays achieved at each hole, so golfers know when they’re literally standing among golf’s greatest at Kemper Lake.
2. Golf Champions play at Kemper Lakes
At Kemper Lakes, members don’t just golf like pros golf – they golf where pros golf. Legends who have graced Kemper Lakes with their presence include Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, Hale Irwin, Annika Sorenstam, Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, and 1989 PGA champion Payne Stewart, who won his first major title at Kemper Lakes. The course has hosted Chicago’s annual Champions Tour six times, hosted the Grand Slam of Golf four times, and hosted the Illinois PGA Match Play Championship for 24 years straight. Furthermore, Kemper Lakes is one of the only Illinois golf courses to have hosted a major championship in the last 85 years.
3. Kemper Lakes is focused on creating the perfect golf experience
With some of the most challenging courses in Illinois, Kemper Lakes has built its business on ensuring all members experience a perfect day on the green. More than 40 years in providing and supporting a “pure golf” experience means that Kemper Lakes has fine-tuned the whole experience from A to Z, so members and their guests experience an unforgettable, premium experience .
Kemper Lakes staff is attentive, courteous, and thoroughly versed in the ins and outs of the golf course. All bag attendants and clubhouse staff provide exceptional service to each member and their guests from the moment they walk through the clubhouse doors.
4. Kemper Lakes has a reputation for excellence
People who know golf know Kemper Lakes. The club’s stellar reputation reaches around the world and back. Just take it from the king of golf commentating, Dan Hicks, who called Kemper Lakes “one of the finest pure golf facilities in the world” – after decades of sportscasting, he would know!
5. Kemper Lakes knows fine dining
Golf isn’t the only thing that’s perfect at Kemper Lakes. The club’s fine dining restaurant and bar, the Overlook at Kemper Lakes, provides stunning views, exceptional cuisine, and superior service unmatched not just at golf and country clubs, but throughout the restaurant industry. Visit the Overlook after sinking that hole-in-one to celebrate in true style. Regular and corporate dining memberships are available.
Join Kemper Lakes now for specials on fall memberships
There’s no better time than now to join Kemper Lakes. The crisp climate of fall is almost here, a perfect time for golf (or for a divine evening at the Overlook if the weather isn’t right). Sign up now to join Kemper Lakes at its Exclusive Membership Preview Day to experience the club like a member!