Rich Harvest Farms

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Rich Harvest Farms

Architect: Jerry Rich & Greg Martin
Year: 1999

8S771 Dugan Road
Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554
(630) 466-7610

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available
on-site accommodations

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The Itinerant Golfer

Rich Harvest Farms

Sweet home Chicago, what a wonderful new friendship we have. Five years ago when I started this quest I didn’t know a soul that lived in Chicago and wondered if I really had any chance of playing the six Top 100 courses located in the windy city. Here we are just 60 months later and I’m about to tee it up at the sixth and final Top 100 course in the Chi-town. My how time flies. As I reported in my post about Medinah Country Club I received an email from my friend Al a few months ago who asked if I was interested in making a trip to Chicago to visit both Medinah and Rich Harvest Farms with him. Luckily for me Al had contacts at both clubs and was able to arrange a game for us. Once we found some dates that would work for all parties involved I made my travel arrangements and was set. Rich Harvest Farms is a private 1,800 acre farm in Sugar Grove, IL that is owned by Jerry Rich. Mr. Rich is a self made millionaire who, to put it in terms that even I can understand, created some sort of software to help computerize the stock markets. I’m sure there is a more sophisticated description but since this is a golf website we’re going to just keep it simple. Whatever it was that Mr. Rich did with the stock market and computers he made himself a very, very wealthy man. As… More >