Golf Courses Open to the Public
 in the
Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Byway Area
Madison, Jersey, & Calhoun Counties, Illinois
   
Playing golf in the Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Byway region can be memorable so grab your clubs and head to one of the nine different golf courses in the region. Most of the courses are affordable and all can make for an enjoyable day. Courses range from the xx to the Arnold Palmer designed Spencer T. Olin course. 
   
   
Spencer T. Olin
Golf Course

4701 College Avenue
Alton, IL
618-465-3111
  Designed and managed by Arnold Palmer, Spencer T. Olin is recognized as the finest public facility in the mid-west with a 4 1/2 Star rating by Golf Digest magazine. This 18-hole, par 72 course is designed to accommodate all levels of play. Carts and lessons are available. Restaurant on the premises.
   
Belk Park
Golf Course

880 Belk Park Road
Wood River, IL
618-251-3115
  Founded in 1970 as one of the first Championship Caliber 18-hole public courses in the metro area, the course was designed by architect E. L. Packard and has been recognized as one of the best courses in the St. Louis area and the winner of golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play” award.
   
Arlington Greens
Golf Course

100 Arlington Drive
Granite City, IL
618-931-5232
  The 18-hole Arlington Greens is a full-service public golf facility and features a grass and turf driving range, putting and chipping greens, and clubhouse with a pro shop, bar and lounge and banquet facility. Designed by Robert Harris and originally opened in 1962, Arlington Greens has 7,200 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72.
Cloverleaf Golf Course
3555 Fosterburg Road
Alton, IL
618-462-3022
  Paul Gabriel was the architect for the 18-hole public Cloverleaf Golf Course which was opened to public in 1931 making it the one of the oldest family owned and operated 18-hole courses in the St. Louis area.
   
Gateway National Golf Links
Madison
, IL
#18 Golf Drive
1-800-482-8856
  The # 1 public golf course in St. Louis and the only one with bentgrass! Enjoy golf as it was meant to be played at this stunning, links-style course in the perfect location for golfers who work in, or travel to the downtown St. Louis and Metro-East areas.
   
Legacy Golf Course
3500 Cargill Road
Granite City, IL
618-931-4653
  The Legacy is hacker friendly with gentle rough and minimal sand with seven lakes and ponds. The course is modest in length and the greens are arguably the best in the area.
   
Rivers Edge Golf Course
100 Neidringhaus Avenue
Granite City, IL
618-877-4653
  Nestled along the Chain of Rocks Canal, just prior to its emptying into the great Mississippi River, Rivers Edge features a 9-hole public Golf Course with great views of the Arch and St. Louis skyline,  two restaurants, and catering and banquet facilities.
   
Rolling Hills Golf Course
5801 Pierce Lane
Godfrey, IL
618-466-8363
  For 30 years, Rolling Hills has been providing an enjoyable golf experience and exceptional value for thousands of golfers every year. Family owned and operated, we at Rolling Hills treat our guests with personal attention so they can enjoy their round of golf.
   
Wolves Crossing
1374 Centennial Road
Jerseyville, IL
618-498-3178
  Golfers find this public 18-hole golf course wide open and fun to play. Open year-round for golfers of all skill levels the course is player friendly with a few testy holes just to keep it exciting. The front nine holes of this course typically play straightaway with the back nine presenting more challenge when water comes into play.
Fox Creek Golf Club
6555 Fox Creek Drive
Edwardsville, IL
618-692-9400
  Fox Creek Golf Course is a semi-private 18-hole course which offers all levels of golfers a real challenge to their playing skills. Rolling terrain, wooded bluffs, winding creeks and seven lakes make this course scenically beautiful as well as challenging.
   
The Woodlands Golf Club
2839 Harris Lane
Alton
618-462-1456
  The Woodlands Golf Club is voted annually as having the best greens in the area and the nicest clubhouse in the area. It is a shot maker’s course designed amid a beautiful landscape around a long, winding creek. The Woodlands is a challenging course for all skill levels.
Rock Springs Golf Course
1 Rock Springs Park
Alton, IL
618-465-9898
  Known for its scenic beauty, Rock Springs Park is located on rolling hills. This 9-hole course features tight tree-lined fairways and is perfect for beginning and intermediate golfers alike.
Robert Wadlow
Municipal Golf Course
1 Golf Road
Alton, IL
618-465-9861
  RNamed after the world’s tallest man on record the Robert P. Wadlow Golf Course is a public 9-hole course built in 1931 that is easy to walk and ideal for the beginner.
American Legion
Golf Course

58 IL-157
Edwardsville, IL
618-656-9774
  This 9-hole public course is flat and easy to walk. Water comes into play on one hole and most of the fairways are lined with trees.
Oak Brook Golf Club
9157 Fruit Road
Edwardsville, IL
618-656-5600
  There are 27 holes divided into three courses that feature all the hallmarks of Illinois golf at the Oak Brook Golf Club.
Lake James Golf Course
Edwardsville
, IL
  7555 St. James Drive
618-656-4653
Roseland Golf Course
Alton, IL
  200 Wonderland Drive
618-462-7673
St. Catherine's Village
Golf Course

Edwardsville
, IL
  4911 Old Carpenter Road
618-550-2827‎
   

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