Forest Hills Country Club, Rockford, Illinois

Forest Hills Country Club – Review and Rating

Forest Hills Country Club was founded by a group of Swedish-Americans.

The two biggest groups of immigrants to Rockford in the late 1800s and early 1900s were Swedes and Italians. A bit of rivalry has always existed between the groups, and when the Rockford Country Club became a bit too "Italian" in their eyes, the Swedes decided to start their own.

Forrest Hills is a fully private country club, but if you are of Swedish decent, you have a fair chance of getting on the course if you ask nicely.

Forest Hills Country Club Information
Address 5135 Forest Hills Rd,  , IL 61114 Rockford, , USA (View map)
Phone +1-815-877-5733
Total # of holes18

The Forrest Hills course is a championship layout in beautiful condition.

One can feel the Swedish touch on the course. Like a Germans and cars, Swedes, or Swedish-Americans, know their golf course maintenance. The course is a delight to play.

Forest Hills Country Club Information
Number of holes18
Greenfee, 1 (low) - 5 (high)3
Course AvailabilityPlay with member only
Season April  - October
Course TypeParkland
Course DesignerCharles Maddox, Bob Lohmann, Tom Bendelow
Year Opened1921



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