Welcome to Rich Harvest Farms

Tucked between wetlands, forest, farmland, and Illinois prairie grass, Rich Harvest Farms is a breathless masterpiece unlike any other. Nearby Chicago is a world away as Members and their guests experience world-class service and amenities in an exclusive golf club atmosphere.

TOURNAMENTS

2021 Arnold Palmer Cup
June 11-13, 2021

The 25th annual Arnold Palmer Cup will be contested in June of 2021. Named after the late Arnold Palmer, this Ryder Cup-style tournament features the top male and female university/collegiate golfers, with the United States facing off against an International team.

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2020 Big Ten Men’s Golf Conference Championship
May 1-3, 2020

After a supremely successful 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Golf Championship, some of the biggest names in college are returning to Rich Harvest Farms to compete, including locals Northwestern University and University of Illinois.

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2019 Western Junior
June 17-20, 2019

The Western Junior draws the top junior players from more than 40 states and internationally each year. With a field limited to 156 entrants, exemptions into the Western Amateur are awarded to the top three finishers and ties. The tournament has been a testing ground for future stars, such as current PGA TOUR stars Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and more.

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2017 NCAA Division I Men’s & Women’s Golf Championships
May 19-31, 2017

Northern Illinois University and Rich Harvest Farms hosted the 2017 NCAA Division 1 Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships, one of the most well-attended NCAA Golf Championships in the history of the event. The back-to-back tournaments had eight times as many spectators as the 2016 Championship.

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2015 Western Amateur
August 3-8, 2015

Rich Harvest Farms is proud to have hosted the 2015 Western Amateur Championship. The Western Amateur has been a prestigious national tournament since its founding in 1899. Many of the great names in golf have won the Western Amateur. Congratulations to Dawson Armstrong as the 113th Champion!

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2015 Palmer Cup
June 12-14, 2015

The inaugural Palmer Cup was played at Bay Hill Club in Florida in June 1997. Since its inception, the tournament has been played at such historic venue as The Honors Course, Royal Liverpool, Baltusrol, Doonbeg, Cassique, Ballybunion and more. Rich Harvest Farms was proud to host the 2015 Palmer Cup.

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The Kids Golf Foundation of Illinois is dedicated to bringing the sport of golf into the lives of children and providing them with the opportunities for personal growth and career enhancement.

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“We will continue to host golf events and bring golf into more children‘s lives through our Foundation. That‘s what‘s most important.“
- Jerry Rich, Owner