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Inverness Golf Club: The Place to Be. The Place to Belong.

Inverness Golf Club has attracted generations of families with it's classic charm and it's unwaivering commitment to the Membership experience. At Inverness Golf Club you will experience:
  • A warm, family-friendly culture 
  • A fun, active social scene
  • Par 72 Championship golf course
  • Competitive, enjoyable Men’s and Women’s League Play
  • 4 Har-Tru Clay tennis courts
  • Resort-style pool with separate kid’s pool
  • Junior golf, tennis and swim programs
  • Multiple dining options including outdoor patio
  • Exceptional wine program featuring wine events
  • First-Friday live music events
  • Classic space for business meetings and events
OUR STORY
In 1926, several sales and administrative employees of the Cudahy Packing Company sought suitable land for use as a golf course. After an extensive search they decided upon the Henry Peterson farm located on Roselle Road, halfway between Baldwin and Palatine Roads. It was an excellent choice. The beauty of the rolling terrain and a clear meandering stream provided the opportunity for the development of a challenging and interesting nine holes. The stream was the north branch of Salt Creek whose banks were lined with cottonwood and willows. Local farmers provided horse drawn equipment and the labor. A minimum of dirt was moved and the natural roll of the land was preserved. This nine hole beginning became the Meadow Grove Country Club.

In 1938, Arthur T. McIntosh, one of the foremost land developers in the Chicago area, purchased Meadow Grove and forty additional adjoining acres south of the golf course. The name was then changed to Inverness Golf Club and the course was expaneded to 18 holes.

In 1955, our first year as a private member-owned club, the clubhouse and pool were finished and a new staff was hired. Our first president, Herb John, set the pattern of dedication with extremely capable administrators willing to take on the arduous job of club president in the years to come. Hundreds of details were settled that resulted in patterns of operation that still help govern our club today. November 5, 1955 was the day the new clubhouse was dedicated and practically every member was in attendance. Mr McIntosh’s generosity had made the new and beautiful clubhouse a reality. The golf course and clubhouse was, for Mr. McIntosh, a dream come true.

The new clubhouse became the center of social activity until it was destroyed by fire in January of 1959. A new clubhouse was rebuilt that same year essentially the same as the original.  An addition to the clubhouse was built in 1967 that consisted of a new pro shop, an addition to the men’s locker room, a basement devoted to club storage, a small workshop and a room large enough to accommodate a couple of driving nets.

Today, an enthusiastic membership and continuing fine leadership of officers and directors maintain the prestigious reputation that has steadily grown since that first 60 acre nine hole course first known as Meadow Grove Country Club.
 

Becoming a Member of Inverness Golf Club opens the door to many wonderful opportunities. Golf, Tennis, Swimming and Dining, along with exciting social and schildren's events are unique to the IGC family experience. Please see below for our various Membership Classifications available at Inverness Golf Club.

Regular Memberships (age 40+)
Golf/Swim/Tennis/Dining

Social Memberships
Swim/Tennis/Dining

Junior Memberships (3 Categories based on age: 25-29, 30-34, 35-39)
Golf/Swim/Tennis/Dining

We are here to assist in making the Invitation process as effortless as possible.
Please feel free to contact us should you be interested in becoming part of the IGC community.

Elizabeth Bandura, Membership Director
847-358-2340 x. 147
ebandura@igc-il.org

Dress Code

Inverness Golf Club’s Dress Code is designed to enhance the overall Club experience for all of our Members, families and guests, while reflecting and preserving our standard of excellence, Club culture and traditions. Members are fully responsible for informing their guests of the Dress Code and acceptable attire. In addition, parents have the responsibility to provide clear guidance to their children and ensure that they are adhering to the Dress Code. The Dress Code will apply at all times unless specifically modified for a Club event. For information on the Dress Code for all Club Events, please CLICK HERE.
For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact our Membership Director, Elizabeth Bandura at ebandura@igc-il.org