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Jacobson Re-Opens Sunset Valley Golf Club

The re-opening of Sunset Valley Golf Club in Highland Park, Illinois concludes a summer in which the work of golf course architect Rick Jacobson has been featured prominently in top professional and amateur tournament settings. Jacobson's 18-hole renovation of Sunset Valley succeed...



Getting To Know: Sunset Valley Golf Club

Whether you have played a course 20+ times a year or looking to play the course for the first time, insights from an insider can help enhance your golf experience. Below is an interview with Ryan Ochs who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats and...



Chicago Marriott Lincolnshire Resort Unveils Final Stage of $25 Million Renovation

Following the debut of its $25 million renovation, Chicago Marriott Lincolnshire Resort announced brand new amenities include a day spa, and two new dining destinations - Three Embers Restaurant and Wright's Brew & Bistro. Just in time for summer, the iconic resort is pleased to unvei...



2018 KPMG Women's PGA Championship Releases Spectator Transportation Information

As Kemper Lakes Golf Club prepares to host this summer's 2018 KPMG Women's PGA Championship, the PGA of America has released spectator transportation information in advance of the Championship, which is hosted from June 26 to July 1, 2018. Free public parking will be available for...



Sixteen U.S. Women's Open Champions to Compete in Inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open

The United States Golf Association (USGA) recently announced that 16 past U.S. Women's Open champions are among the 61 players who are fully exempt into the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open, scheduled for July 12-15, 2018 at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill. "We're thrilled by...



Spectators Guide to the 2018 Rust-Oleum Championship

Come see the future stars of the PGA TOUR at the Rust-Oleum Championship June 4-10, 2018 at the Ivanhoe Club. #ROChamp will be much more than a golf tournament; it will be the official kickoff to summer! The Rust-Oleum Championship is an event on the Web.com Tour, THE pathway to t...



PGA of America Unveils New Ticket Packages for the KPMG Women's PGA Championship

With a little more than two months until one of the most prestigious major Championships in women's golf returns to Chicago, the PGA of America is thrilled to announce the release of new and exciting ticket packages for fans looking to take in Championship golf this summer at Kemper L...



Mistwood Golf Club Prepares to Host WWGA National Amateur Championship this Summer

Mistwood Golf Club, one of the Chicago area's top golf facilities, will host the 118th Women's Western Golf Association's (WWGA) National Amateur Championship June 25-30. The WWGA event, one of the oldest and most prestigious women's amateur championships, has built a storied hi...



Interview With Chris Bona Head Golf Professional Boulder Ridge CC

Below is an interview with Chris Bona, the Head Golf Professional at Boulder Ridge CC. The following are a few traditional and non traditional golf centric questions that I love to ask influential people in the golf industry. Can you provide our readers a brief biography? ...



Getting To Know: The Preserve at Oak Meadows

Whether you have played a course 20+ times a year or looking to play the course for the first time, insights from an insider can help enhance your golf experience. Below is an interview with Ed Stevenson who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats ...



Otter Creek Golf Course

If you are an Indiana golfer, you have heard about the Otter Creek Golf Course, near Columbus. If you are a serious Indiana golfer, then you have probably played Otter Creek. And, if you are a good golfer living anywhere in the world, please put Otter Creek on your 'bucket list.' ...



Exotics XJ1 Fairway Woods Sheer Power Benefits the Majority

Today Tour Edge Golf officially announces the new Exotics XJ1 fairway woods. Always at the forefront of technology, Exotics research and development has once again brought to market a groundbreaking material that benefits players - but this time, it benefits real-world players with re...



Getting To Know: Boulder Ridge Country Club

Whether you have played a course 20+ times a year or looking to play the course for the first time, insights from an insider can help enhance your golf experience. Below is an interview with Jim Dziekan, CCM who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must e...



For starters, a new name is needed for the rejuvenated Oak Meadows course

The course reconstruction is done, at least for this fall. Course architect Greg Martin has the new routing for what had been the Oak Meadows golf course in place, the turf is starting to grow in and the Wadsworth Construction equipment is departing the 288-acre property in Addison. ...



Eagle Ridge's Courses have a New and Improved Look

Let's make this perfectly clear. I've always enjoyed visiting Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa. I've been there many times - and for various reasons - over the last 35 years. It had been four years since my last visit, though, and this time things were different. That's different, as in be...



Your Golf Vacation Guide to Carbondale, Illinois

One of the great aspects of Midwestern golf is you do not need to travel to a Big Ten school in a populous area to find a thrilling and affordable golf destination. Carbondale, IL, population 26,000 is home to the Salukis of Southern Illinois University and a handful of top-line golf ...



Interview With Andy Stoterau Head Golf Professional TPC Deere Run

Below is an interview with Andy Stoterau, the Head Golf Professional at TPC Deere Run. The following are a few traditional and non traditional golf centric questions that I love to ask influential people in the golf industry. Can you provide our readers a brief biography? ...



Chicago Golf Club gets first U.S. Senior Women's Open

America's first 18-hole course is back on the U.S. Golf Assn. tournament schedule - and as the site of its newest national championship to boot. Chicago Golf Club, in Wheaton, was named Saturday as the first site of the U.S. Senior Women's Open. It'll be played July 12-15, 2018. ...



Mount Prospect Golf Club Re-Opens to the Public after Thrilling Renovation

After a 12 month renovation project, Mt. Prospect Golf Club in Mt. Prospect, IL has re-opened to the public with fabulous results. The 1926 Seth Raynor gem has been restored to its original design, thanks to the talent and foresight of Esler Golf Design. "This was a unique opportunity...



BMW Spectators Will Benefit Most from Conway Farms Changes

The Western Golf Association's premier tournament, the BMW Championship, is still nearly two months away, but the WGA showed off the improvements coming for the third tournament of the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup Playoffs Tourney site Conway Farms, in Lake Forest, underwent an extensive ...



Kemper Lakes is ready to Restore the Roar

A three-year project to renovate its bunkers is over, and Kemper Lakes is ready to "Restore the Roar.' The club, based in Chicago's northwest suburb of Kildeer, wants big tournaments again, and the new looks that Libertyville architect Rick Jacobson created with the bunkers should hel...



Getting To Know: Cantigny Golf

Whether you have played a course 20+ times a year or looking to play the course for the first time, insights from an insider can help enhance your golf experience. Below is an interview with Patrick Lynch who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats...



Public golfers can experience a Donald Ross creation at Ravisloe

I guess you can learn something every day. I thought I knew a bit about Donald Ross, the famed golf designer, but I didn't realize he had designed only one public course in Illinois. That course is Ravisloe in Homewood, which went public when Claude Gendreau purchased the club in 2009...



Medinah Will Restore - Not Renovate - this Bendelow Course

For reasons that have long escaped me, Tom Bendelow is still not in the World Golf Hall of Fame. He was the course architect that, perhaps more than any other, got golf started in the United States. That's especially evident in the Chicago area. Bendelow's name has been on about 80...



Carbondale, IL and Surrounding Cities Offer Golfers a Great Getaway

There are some questions in life that must be answered. For most the big one is "Does Sasquatch really exist?" My answer has always been "Of course it exists - it's an old Nike driver." But if you're a college sports junkie like me the main question has been "What is a Saluki and w...



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