Golf

Conveniently located 17 miles north of downtown Chicago, the Village of Golf is home to approximately 170 households and the Evans Scholars Foundation. The village has its own police force, post office, and Metra train station, and shares its schools, parks, and fire department with neighboring Glenview. 

Residents enjoy diverse single-family home options and the opportunity to reside on relatively large residential lots, all while being situated near parks, public transportation, shopping, and major expressways. A sense of community abounds with annual events, including a winter social event, daylong Fourth of July festivities, a fall steak fry, and a Halloween haunted house.

Golf owes its existence—and its name—to its proximity to the Glen View Club.  Around 1899, one member, Albert J. Earling, President of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad, started taking his private rail car from his offices downtown to golf at the Glen View Golf & Polo Club. He would tell people he was "going to golf." Earling arranged to have his car switched to a special siding at what is now the Golf train station.

Golf map

Metra

Metra
Milwaukee District North line at Golf Metra

Metra
Union Pacific North line at Indian Hill Metra

Metra
Union Pacific Northwest line at Park Ridge Metra

CTA

CTA
Yellow line at Skokie
$618,484
Average Sale Price
47
Average Days On The Market
98%
Sales Prices VS. List Price
Data represents the community area's average over the past 12 months. All information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed.

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