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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.' ...



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. ...



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...



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...



Golf Course Overview: Rend Lake Golf Resort

Local and traveling golfers love to research course before playing, whether it is to gain some local knowledge or to set the expectation for their experience. Below is an interview with Brian Laur who shares some valuable insight about the property, its most talked about holes and the...



Getting To Know: Rend Lake Golf Resort

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 Brian Laur who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats an...



Thunderhawk soars among among public courses

About an hour south of Milwaukee just across the Wisconsin-Illinois border in Beach Park is one of America's finest public golf courses. Owned by the Lake County Forest Preserves, ThunderHawk Golf Club is a Robert Trent Jones, Jr. design, putting it in the same league as Madison,...



Getting To Know: The Glen 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 Alex Prior who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats an...



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...



Getting To Know: TPC Deere Run

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 Andy Stoterau who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats...



Downstate Illinois' Rock River is Steeped in History

ROCK FALLS, IL. -- I'll admit it. I'm a sucker for golf history. That explains why it seemed a good idea to stop by what had been Rock River Country Club en route to the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic in Silvis, about 40 miles further west. Officially known now as Rock River Golf...



Mistwood 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 Raymond Hearn who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats...



Getting To Know: Mistwood 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 Daniel Phillips who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must ea...



Mistwood Golf Club

When Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville opened in 1998 I had the opportunity to play the course and while I was impressed with the course design. Including routing around a 65-acre lake, the course was another impressive layout among many other impressive Chicago area layouts. After ...



Getting To Know: Minne Monesse

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 Debra Hurley who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats ...



Getting To Know: Aldeen 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 Duncan Geddes who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats...



Getting To Know: Bolingbrook 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 Eric Aldrich who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats ...



The Port Course at Harborside International

With two highly renowned courses, each on GolfWeek's top 15 in the state of Illinois list, Harborside International provides a fantastic links golfing experience. I had the pleasure of playing their Port course, which is rated as Illinois' fifteenth rated course you can play, earl...



Getting To Know: Scovill Golf Course

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 Rick Anderson who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats...



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