Bittersweet Golf Club

Gurnee, Illinois | 18 holes | Par: 72 | 6751 yards

This 18-hole, championship public golf facility combines the best of golf with the beauty of nature. Bittersweet requires golfers to use all of their shot-making skills. Challenging and enjoyable, Bittersweet maintains four sets of tees to suit all levels of play. Our undulating greens will test the best putters. All tees, greens and landing areas are planted with bent grass for optimal playability. With mature hardwood trees, wetlands, a 100-year-old sedge meadow, prairies, wildflowers and an abundance of wildlife, the sights and sounds alone will amaze your senses.The PGA professional teaching staff is committed to offering individual lessons and group clinics, so that your group, no matter how big or small, can enjoy its day on the links to the fullest. The full-service Pro Shop fills all your golf needs, though they sell a few less balls than they used to, that’s actually good news!

Par, yardages and course ratings

Tee Par Yardage Rating Slope
Black 72 6751 73.3 135
Red (W) 72 4952 70 121
Blue 72 6345 71.4 131
White 72 5559 67.8 122
White (W) 72 5559 72.8 128

At a glance

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Bob Lohmann, Harry Vignocchi, Jack Porter
  • Type: Public
  • Built in: 1996
  • Golf Season: Open: 3/15 Closed: 11/15

Practice facilities

  • Driving range: Yes
  • Putting green: Yes


  • Teaching pro: Yes
  • Golf school / golf academy: Yes


  • Pro: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes
  • Pull carts:

875 Almond
Gurnee, Illinois 60031
Lake County
P: (847) 855-9031
F: (847) 855-9084