Cantigny is 30 miles west of downtown Chicago in Cantigny Park in Wheaton. Roger Packard designed the layout with the three nines, Lakeside, Woodside, and Hillside.
It's a classic parkland setting with rolling hills, lakes, and forests, with classic design features and challenges throughout. The course has been host to the 2007 U.S. Amateur Public Links, the 1998 and 2002 Illinois Amateur Championship and a number USGA qualifiers. All of the courses play to 3350-3400 yards from the tips, but with 4 sets of tees, all well maintained, with a high level of customer service. Water comes into play on a number of holes, along with a good mix of tight driving holes, and those which are more open off the tee, and the occasional dogleg. The slope ratings range between 132 and 138 from the back tees depending on the nines.