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Illinois men bounced in semifinals; U.S. Open preview; more

Illinois Golfer Digital Edition

June 2017

Wildcat women 2nd in NCAA


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The Buzz

BMW offers Father’s Day deal

Everybody wants a deal. Here’s one for tickets to the BMW Championship – ye olde Western Open – this September at Conway Farms Golf Club. It’s only through Father’s Day, and only online at www.bmwchampionship.com, at the site’s Tickets page, so don’t tarry. For $120, a $30 savings off the usual tab, you can buy two “any day” tournament round grounds tickets, plus get a BMW Championship flag – suitable for autographs and eventual framing or your backyard putting green – and not get hit with processing fees. If you order by June 14, the packages are expected to arrive by Father’s Day. The price is much less than two tickets to the upcoming U.S. Open at Erin Hills ($220 for two on Thursday, $250 for two from Friday through Sunday), plus you get the flag, and, unless you’re reading this in Rockford or points west, the trip is shorter. The BMW boasts, minus the occasional withdrawal, the top 70 players in the PGA Tour’s standings in the third of four tournaments designed to determine the season champion. The winner gloms onto $1.575 million from the $8.75 million purse. “This special package allows families an opportunity to celebrate Father’s Day with a gift that will provide memories for a lifetime,” said Vince Pellegrino, WGA senior vice president. “Given the support we’ve received so far, we ex-

pect these packages to sell out quickly.” Two years ago at Conway Farms, Jason Day, fresh off his win in the PGA Championship, grabbed hold of the J.K. Wadley Trophy. Last year, Dustin Johnson, the U.S. Open winner three months earlier, scored his second BMW title at Crooked Stick Golf Club. Proceeds benefit the caddies-to-college Evans Scholars Foundation. Since 2007, when the Western became the BMW and shifted from July to September, the event has raised more than $24 million. READY FOR READY GOLF?: The R&A, the gang that took the rules of the game worldwide two centuries ago, is now promoting Ready Golf, complete with capital letters, for all its amateur-only championships – so not in the British Open. The idea? To get people to play faster and thus attract more people to golf in this era of ever-increasing demands on everyone’s time. From the R&A’s release: “Ready Golf features in the R&A’s Pace of Play manual as a recommended solution for tackling slow play and enables golfers to play when they are ready to do so rather than strictly adhere to ‘the farthest from the hole plays first’ requirement. “The practice can be used in stroke play and includes a number of actions that can help to improve the flow of golfers around the course and reduce the time taken by players to complete a round. “Examples of Ready Golf include hitting a tee shot if the person with the honour is delayed in being ready

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Cover Surrounded by teammates and coach Emily Fletcher (right), Northwestern senior Kacie Komoto raises the NCAA runner-up trophy at Rich Harvest Farms. / Tim Cronin / Illinois Golfer

In This Issue

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News

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Cover story: The NCAA comes to Rich Harvest 5 Billiter takes 2nd IPGA match-play 16 Amateurs regain Radix Cup 17 Jaeger captures Rust-Oleum 19 Smith, Groh, Hallberg to Hall of Fame 21 Erin Hills ready for U.S. Open 22 River Forest hosts Women’s Western 27

Opinion

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Departments

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Around Illinois: How the WGA-WWGA deal came about 29 Tour Guide 31 Tournament Calendar / scoreboard 32 The Directory 34

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to play, playing a shot before helping someone look for a ball and adopting continuous putting when possible. “The R&A’s portfolio of amateur events has expanded following its merger with the Ladies’ Golf Union on 1 January 2017 and Ready Golf will feature in both men’s and women’s championships where stroke play is part of the format, including the forthcoming Ladies’ British Open Amateur at Pyle & Kenfig and the (men’s British) Amateur at Royal St George’s and Prince’s. “We support solutions that address the issue of slow play and Ready Golf is an effective means of reducing the time it takes to complete a round,” said Duncan Weir, the R&A’s executive director of golf development. “Our research has shown that golfers would enjoy the sport more if it took less time to play and so we are introducing Ready Golf during the stroke play rounds at our amateur championships to help improve pace of play and the experience for the players and spectators.” Now it’s time for the USGA to do the same. The “While We’re Young” ad campaign, fun though it was, didn’t get the job done. Time is wasting. FOUR FOR THE DEERE: Consistent with its tradition of offering promising young players the opportunity to compete against the best, the John Deere Classic awarded sponsor exemptions to four of the game’s most accomplished amateurs, including two from Illinois. Those who follow amateur golf will

be familiar with the names: Wyndham Clark, Nick Hardy, Dylan Meyer, and Maverick McNealy. They will be included in a field of 156 players, July 10-16, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis. Meyer and Hardy are key members of a Fighting Illini team that made it to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship at Rich Harvest Farms and are ranked the No. 1 and No. 15 amateurs in the world, respectively. McNealy, who equaled Tiger Woods and Patrick Rodgers as the winner of 11 tournaments at Stanford, won the Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson Awards. Clark, who will play as a pro, won the individual Pacific 12 championship for Oregon and helped the Ducks make it to the NCAA Finals. “The John Deere Classic is very proud to welcome Wyndham Clark, Nick Hardy, Dylan Meyer, and Maverick McNealy to compete against the best players in the world at TPC Deere Run,” said tournament director Clair Peterson. “Not only are all four of them accomplished in the game of golf but they are outstanding young men off the course as well.” FOR NIGHTHAWKS: Can’t play during the day? Twice more this year, Silver Lake is offering night golf on its nine-hole Rolling Hills Course. For $50 a night, players get a glowpack of balls you can find in the dark, a taco bar and a shot at awards. Among the prizes is one for the most honest team and player. For info, call (708) 349-6940.

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The Grill Room

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by Tim Cronin

It’s Open season – just not here

he mercury hit 95 degrees on Monday, a sure sign of sunburns to come. A sure sign of golf season hitting its peak as well. After a soaking spring, finally the weather is cooperating, and if it’s too hot too early, at least the umbrella is needed only to ward off the sun, not the rain. Remember that in December. With June comes the shank of the season, with tournaments large and small being played for trophies of similar dimension, not to mention a few bucks here and there. At Erin Hills in Wisconsin, the world will has arrived to complain how hard the course is. That’s the nature of the movable feast that is the United States Open – or at least the way the sanctioning United States Golf Association sets up the course for an Open – and it has been as far back as anyone can remember. Recently unearthed photos of the 1928 Open at Olympia Fields show Bob Jones standing in fetlock-deep rough a foot from the fairway, so none of this barking about difficult conditions is new. This Open – the only one to be contested in the Midwest between 2003, when it returned to Olympia Fields after a 75-year absence, and at least 2026 – is the one many hoped would land at Cog Hill, which was so often in competition for an Open a decade or so ago, just before and after Rees Jones reworked Dubsdread, the 1964 Dick Wilson / Joe Lee layout, to make it even more Open-ready than it had been.

Trouble was, Jones was a favorite of USGA executive director David Fay but not so much a favorite of Mike Davis, and when Fay left the USGA and Davis rose to the top, the outlook changed, and Cog Hill, even though the USGA’s marketing people were drooling at the opportunity to drop corporate tents all over the landscape, fell from favor. So it remains today. The Jemsek family, which has owned Cog Hill since 1951, is always unfailingly polite about this, as it has been about losing the BMW Championship – the Western Open until the car company rolled in – but they were given a bum horse in terms of the timing of bringing on Jones. That the boss of BMW North America didn’t want the tournament he was sponsoring to be played anywhere but the North Shore when in Chicago – shunning Olympia Fields, for instance – and that Steve Stricker and Phil Mickelson thought little of Dubsdread’s reworking or the conditioning the last year it was played there didn’t help either. Medinah and the USGA are still at odds over the 1990 U.S. Open, when P.J. Boatwright wanted the treacherous second green one speed, and some members wanted it faster, and a mower just happened to give the putting surface a buzz cut at 4 in the morning. It has hosted a pair of PGA Championships and a Ryder Cup since. Olympia Fields, which hosts this month’s Women’s PGA Championship, would be perfect if the USGA could get an assurance from Cook County that it wouldn’t be stuck with a surprise

bill for the extra security needed, as was the case in 2003, held 21 months after September 11, 2001, which changed the template for protection. Good news: The U.S. Amateur visited in 2015, and there’s no longer a Stroger in power at the County Building. The only other area course with the shot values and the elbow room to host a U.S. Open is Butler National Golf Club, but as long as there’s no ninehole ladies league there, the Oak Brook bruiser is out. That leaves Cog Hill, which would probably host a Open tomorrow and pack in 50,000 fans a day if Davis called Frank Jemsek and said he was in a jam. (It might have hosted last year’s International Crown, the LPGA’s eight-country tournament, had that week not been filled with multi-course outings. Instead, the Crown was shifted from Rich Harvest Farms to the Merit Club in Libertyville.) It’s not that the lineup of U.S. Open courses isn’t stellar. Shinnecock Hills, Pebble Beach, Winged Foot and Los Angeles Country Club are all on the dance card, but the Midwest (and the South), not at all. Maybe it should be called the Some of the United States Open. That leaves the PGA Championship if it’s a men’s major you want in town. If the rumored shift to May comes to pass, all of the northern U.S. is out, given the capricious weather. But there’s no U.S. Open here in the immediate future. Well, it’s one way to prevent a sunburn.


Illinois Golfer Cover Story

The NCAAs: 2 weeks in a golf park Arizona State and Oklahoma triumphed, but Northwestern and Illinois made more than memories Text and Photography By Tim Cronin


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2017 NCAA Women’s Championship

So close for Wildcats

Northwestern beaten by Arizona State in Final

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n the end, Arizona State’s talent was too much for Northwestern. The Sun Devils beat the Wildcats 3.5-1.5 on Wednesday, May 24 in the NCAA Women’s Championship match at Rich Harvest Farms, ending the dream of Northwestern to score their first team golf title. In another sense, the Wildcats won big. Stunned by surrendering a 10-stroke lead in the Big Ten championship and forced to share the title with Michigan State, they buckled down, first advancing to the 24-team final, then winning the stroke-play competition to snag the first seed in match play – which would have meant an NCAA title before the switch to match play in 2015 – and then, after dismissing Kent State, rallying on Wednesday morning to knock off Southern California, 3-2. The Wildcats had trailed in four of five matches when play was halted on Tuesday night. “We’ve been pointing to Rich Harvest Farms for quite a few years,” coach Emily Fletcher said. “But we didn’t dream we’d be here with the bright

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Happy hug Members of the Arizona State golf team hug after clinching the NCAA title against Northwesteern, with assistant coach Michelle Estill in the background.

lights and the microphones.” Only the winner and runner-up get formal interviews – and a team trophy plus individual awards.

“We all feel pretty blessed to be here,” senior Kacie Komoto said. “Their embrace of some disappointment in the Big Ten a month ago kinda makes it sweeter,”


Page 7 • June 2017 • Illinois Golfer www.illinoisgolfer.net ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fletcher said. “There was nothing to hang our heads about.” Arizona State’s Olivia Mehaffey won the first three holes with two birdies and a par to put Sarah Cho in a hole she never recovered from, falling 4 and 3. Janet Mao and Stephanie Lau of the Wildcats were even or ahead in their matches early, then began to fall back against Roberta Liti and Linnea Strom, respectively, dropping 5 and 4 and 5 and 3 decisions. When Strom closed out Lau on the 15th green, Northwestern’s Hannah Kim and Arizona State’s Monica Vaughn were on the bridge to the first fairway, having hit their tee shots on the 19th after Vaughn had squared the match at the last with a birdie. That match, now moot, stopped there. It wasn’t easy for Arizona State, even though this was the eighth NCAA women’s golf title for the Sun Devils. Like the Wildcats, they had to go through the stop-and-go nature of the tournament thanks to storm delays. And they had to come from behind to take Stanford, 3-2, in their semi. “This was a grueling championship,” coach Missy Farr-Kaye said. “I think we left our hotel at 4:30 (a.m.) three days and had 12 hour days. For us, it was, ‘Let’s get to the top eight and see what we can do.” They did so much, they could grab a late dinner at Rich Harvest and watch the Golf Channel replay of their title win on a big screen. The lone Wildcat win in the final was authored by Komoto, who took the measure of Sophie Zeeb 3 and 1. The match went back and forth on the front, and was squared by Komoto with a birdie on the 11th. She won the 12th with a 20foot birdie putt, and won the 14th with another birdie and the 15th with a par to go 2 up. A conceded par on the par-4 16th when Zeeb rinsed her

2017 NCAA Women’s Championship

Rich Harvest Farms • Par 72 • 6,343 yards Quarterfinals, May 23 Stanford 3, Baylor 2 Arizona State 5, Florida 0 Northwestern 3, Kent State 2 Southern California 3.5, Ohio State 1.5 Semifinals, May 23-24 Arizona State 3, Stanford 2 Northwestern 3, Southern California 2 Championship, May 24 Arizona State 3.5, Northwestern 1.5 Olivia Mehaffey (ASU) d. Sarah Cho (NU), 4&3 Hannah Kim (NU), Monica Vaughn (ASU), all square (18) Kacie Komoto (NU) d. Sophie Zeeb (ASU), 3&1 Roberta Liti (ASU) d. Janet Mao (NU), 5&4 Linnea Strom (ASU) d. Stephenie Lau (NU), 5&3

approach finished the match. Northwestern’s previous best finish was last year, a teeth-grinding ninth, when they missed match play by a stroke – though, truth be told, it was only that close because teams ahead of them backed up. Still, from ninth to second with the same team, and only Komoto graduating, indicated the trend is up for Fletcher’s crew. “This group believed it was going to win the Big Ten championship this year,” Fletcher said. “After we didn’t, we said, ‘We can be better. We learned something about ourselves at the Big Ten. And we decided we weren’t going to feel sorry about ourselves.” To get to the final against Arizona State, the Wildcats turned around the match against the Trojans in the morning. The comeback was completed by Janet Mao’s defeat of Gabriella Then with a par putt on the 19th hole.

Individual Championship, May 19-22 1 Monica Vaughn, Ariz. St. 74-72-71–271 + 1 T 2 Leona Maguire, Duke 77-71-70–218 + 2 Jennifer Kupcho, Wake For. 74-70-74–218 + 2 T 4 Elodie Van Dievoet, Mich. 72-79-68–219 + 3 August Kim, Purdue 72-73-74–219 + 3 6 Andrea Lee, Stanford 77-71-72–220 + 4 7 Amy Lee, Baylor 77-74-70–221 + 5 T 8 Haylee Harford, Furman 76-75-71–222 + 6 Tiffany Chan, USC 77-76-69–222 + 6 T10 Cheyenne Knight, Alabama 78-76-69–223 + 7 Ainhoa Olarra, S. Carolina 76-70-77–223 + 7 Albane Valenzuela, Stanford 77-73-73–223 + 7 13 Janet Mao, Northwestern 73-77-74–224 + 8 T14 Kacie Komoto, Northwestern 78-72-75–225 + 8 Alex White, Brigham Young 77-74-74–225 + 9 Maddie Szeryk, Texas A&M 76-74-75–225 + 9 T17 Five, including Hannah Kim (NU) at 226 +10

“There was not a doubt in my mind when I stood over that putt,” Mao said. After the afternoon disappointment wore off, the Wildcats came into the press trailer – and were awed by the notion of sitting down before cameras, microphones and lights, and even cups of water. Selfies were taken, giggles were prevalent and the mood was upbeat. That speaks to how obscure, relatively speaking, women’s golf is in college compared to football and basketball. And how far Northwestern’s women’s program has come. The Wildcats were able to use match play momentum – roll in a long putt for a birdie or a par save, or hole out from a bunker, and shake up your opponent – to advantage against USC. It helped that Northwestern played a lot of match play this season. In Tuesday’s quarterfinal, the Wildcats scored a 3-2 victory over plucky Kent


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Guess who? None other than Willie the Wildcat turned out at Rich Harvest to add support.

State to advance to the semifinal with the Trojans. Even on another rainy day at Rich Harvest – it’s time for owner Jerry Rich to spring for a roof – the Wildcats made enough birdies early to hold off the Golden Flashes late. The third quarterfinal match was won by Ko-

moto, who subdued Michaela Finn 2 up with pars on the last four holes, including a critical par save on the par-3 16th after missing the green. “I had that shot the first day,” Komoto said. “Uphill lie. I followed my game plan and it worked out well.” Finn needed to birdie the par-5 18th to square the match and earn a half, but bogeyed instead, and the Wildcats were through to the semis. “Kacie has played great through the last month of the season,” Fletcher said. “I wouldn’t write it any other way. She really is a fighter and doesn’t get rattled.” Match play work has paid off for the Wildcats. “We play match play in a lot of amateur tournaments in the summer, like the U.S. Amateur, and this season, we played the men’s team in a match, and a quad against Alabama, Florida State and Duke,” Komoto said. “So it feels very natural. It’s not unusual any more.” That was precisely the idea behind the scheduling, Fletcher said. “If you’d have asked them a year ago, they probably would have said they were a little scared of it,” Fletcher said. “We intentionally played a lot of match play this year. I think that’s helped us tremendously. And the men have shown us the way a little bit.” Batting leadoff, Cho raced to a 3-up lead after four holes and scored a 6 and 5 victory over Kelly Nielsen for the first Wildcat point. Kim won the second point, beating Wad Phaewchimplee 3 and 1 on her match. Kent State’s Karoline Stormo beat Mao, 3 and 2, and the Golden Flashes’ Pimnipa Panthong took the measure of Lau, 3 and 1. Everyone on the Wildcats was on last year’s starting five, and only Komoto will be graduating. Fletcher has built a powerhouse.

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Shining moment Sophia Zeeb of Arizona State liked this shot, but lost her match to Kacie Komoto.

“One to five, we’ve got tremendous strength,” Fletcher said. “We’ve been inconsistent all year with everybody firing on all cylinders, and we finally got that this week.” Arizona State blanked Florida, 5-0, in its quarterfinal, building on the momentum created


Page 9 • June 2017 • Illinois Golfer www.illinoisgolfer.net ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– by senior Monica Vaughn’s winning the individual title. Vaughn scored a 2 and 1 victory over Karolina Vickova in her match. USC was taken nearly to the limit in its quarterfinal before subduing Ohio State, 3.5-1.5. The Wildcats won the stroke-play team competition – no trophy, no title, just a pat on the head and an “Atta girl” – by eight strokes on Monday, May 22, outdistancing Stanford by finishing at 33-over 897. Kim’s 1-over 73, highlighted by four birdies and an eagle, led the way. She bounced back from a double-bogey on the par-4 17th with a birdie at the last, a finish duplicated by Mao and Cho. That mental attitude to stay the course was the Wildcats’ hallmark. “This is a tremendous achievement by our team and our program,” Fletcher said, not knowing what was to come. “This is pretty special, amazing. I thought, returning all five players, we had the best lineup, one to five, all year. We finally got all five players going at the same time, and that’s the difference, really.” “We fell short in a lot of our tournaments this year, especially Big Ten,” Kim said, referencing Michigan State’s 10-stroke final day rally to grab a share of the conference crown with Northwestern. “So we told ourselves we’ve got nothing to lose. This is kind of the time to shine. We can only control what we do.” Her eagle 3 on the 459-yard second hole was an eye-opener. “It was not something I was expecting,” Kim said. “But it kick-started my round. It kind of kept me going. It was really tough. I just tried to play consistent, one shot at a time.” Kim’s 73 was the best Wildcat round of the day and placed her in a tie for 17th at 10-over

226, but Mao (74; 224) led Northwestern with a solo 13th. Komoto (75; 225) tied for 14th, with Cho (76) and Lau (80) tied for 24th at 229. The individual title went to Arizona State senior Monica Vaughn. Finishing on the front nine, she played her last four holes in 2-under to score 1-under 71 for a total of 1-over 217, edging sophomore Jennifer Kupcho of Wake Forest and Leona McGuire of Duke, the world’s No. 1 amateur, by a stroke. “I had no idea,” Vaughn said of her status down the stretch. “My team did a good job of not telling me. Not until I walked off the green did I know. Then they said ‘You won!’ and then came the water, on a 55-degree day.” Vaughn was tremendous, but the title should have been Kupcho’s, who had won the NCAA regional in Athens, Ga. McGuire had scored her 70 in the relative calm of the morning. Kupcho, after going out in 2-under 34 to get to 2-under for the championship, bogeyed the par-4 14th and triplebogeyed the par-4 17th, hitting her approach shot into the water. She went from two strokes ahead to a stroke behind on the hole. “I thought I hit it perfect,” Kupcho said. “I got a little bold. The wind had died down a little bit.” The ball hit the bank in front of the green and caromed back into the water. She three-putted after reaching the green with her fourth shot. Meanwhile, Vaughn was 1-over with four holes to play, but birdies on the sixth and seventh holes moved her to 1-under moments before Kupcho’s penultimate hole gaffe, and she parred her final two holes. The ninth green is about a quarter-mile from the 18th green, but the cheers of her teammates at the ninth could be heard across the prairie when the winning putt dropped.

Kupcho was near tears for a bit, but noted a U.S. Women’s Open qualifier was coming up. “I’ll think about it until I’m on the first tee,” Kupcho said. The 4-under 68 of Michigan’s Elodie Van Dievoet was the best round of the day, and of the stroke-play portion of the championship. The day’s oddity was the pair of two-stroke penalties handed Miami’s Renete Grimstad and Dewi Weber for giving advice to a teammate, verboten in the Rules of Golf. That came on top of the two-stroke penalties to Northwestern’s Cho and Kent State’s Kelly Nielsen for using a cart to ride back and forth from a bathroom during Sunday’s second round. While it wasn’t the happiest ending for Northwestern, the team played with brio from the start on Friday, May 19, which was a 46-degree day – the high coming at 8 p.m. – with wind and rain, a miserable day to play. They grabbed a two-stroke lead over Kent State and took it from there. The pluck of the Wildcats was exemplified by Kim, their No. 1 player. She scored 3-over 75, but her world-class wedge to four feet at the last set up one of only five birdies on the 476-yard par 5 hole. Numerically, that accounted for half the advantage they held overnight, but there was more. Lau, who also scored 75, posted 1-under 35 on Rich Harvest’s treacherous back nine. Mao scored 1-over 73, the best Northwestern score, after opening bogey-eagle-bogey. Cho and Komoto each scored 6-over 78, but in the wacky play five-count four world of college golf, one of those scores didn’t matter. “We had to embrace the challenge and really grind it out,” said Mao after her 6 1/2-hour round. They did so all week, and have a trophy to prove it.


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2017 NCAA Men’s Championship

The Sooners, the better Oklahoma beats Oregon; Illinois falls in semifinal

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he smart money on the morning of Wed., May 31, said the NCAA Championship match would come down to the final pair, Oklahoma’s Brad Dalke and Oregon’s Sulman Raza. Raza was the hero for the Ducks in 2016, needing three extra holes before providing the clinching third point over Texas in the title match at Eugene Country Club. Dalke is a sophomore with a fullback’s build who played in The Masters this year thanks to last year’s runner-up finish in the U.S. Amateur. He rolled into Rich Harvest Farms with his teammates as the winner of the individual title at the regional hosted by Stanford. Then he opened stroke play at Rich Harvest with a pair of 2-under 70s. So this was Ali vs. Frazier, or something like that, with wedges being wielded rather than punches being thrown. Raza, a junior, would not repeat as the hero. Dalke built a 3-up lead after 15 holes and closed out Raza with a bogey 5 on the par-4 17th hole for

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First point Oklahoma’s Blaine Hale is pumped after knocking off Oregon’s Norman Xiong 4 and 3 in the opening match of the final.

a 2 and 1 match victory and the clinching point for the Sooners in a 3.5-1.5 outcome. “Brad’s a big-time player,” Sooners coach Ryan Hybl said. “He’s beginning to realize he can

dominate like he did at Stanford, not just win.” Dalke’s victory wasn’t really a surprise for those who consulted his resume. But he still had to get the job done after teammates Blaine Hale


Page 11 • June 2017 • Illinois Golfer www.illinoisgolfer.net ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– and Max McGreevy, playing ahead of him, disposed of their foes on the 15th and 16th holes. Raza had won the Duck Invitational this year, but hardly had the skins on the wall that Dalke had. And it showed. Dalke won the first two holes, was 2-up after eight, stumbled around the turn to allow Raza to square the match, and then went 3-3-4 beginning at the par-4 12th to move 2-up with four holes to play. A par at 15 put Dalke dormie 3, and while Raza made an all-world up and down par at the treacherous par-3 16th, winning the hole when Dalke three-putted, the end came at the 17th. Raza sprayed his tee shot into the hay on the right, the start of the bogey that sealed his fate. While Dalke also bogeyed, matching Raza’s score was all that was necessary, and the trophy was soon in his hands. “It’s been a week to remember, for sure,” Dalke said. Up ahead, Hale beat Norman Xiong 4 and 3, closing him out with a 15-foot par putt at the 15th. McGreevy matched pars with Edwin Yi on the 16th for a 3 and 2 victory. Oregon’s Wyndham Clark, who will return to Illinois for the John Deere Classic in July, beat Oklahoma’s Rylee Reinertson 1 up for the lone Ducks win. Oklahoma’s Grant Hirschman and Oregon’s Ryan Gronlund were on the 18th hole, Hirschman having just squared the match with a birdie on the 17th, when Dalke scored the victory. “I got behind the eight-ball early, gave the first two holes to Brad, then made a mistake by three-putting on No. 4,” Raza said. It’s the second NCAA title for Oklahoma, and the first in the match-play format. The Sooners also won in 1989.

2017 NCAA Men’s Championship

Rich Harvest Farms • Par 72 • 7,300 yards Quarterfinals, May 30 Oklahoma 3, Oregon 2 Illinois 3.5, Southern California 1.5 Vanderbilt 3, Nevada-Las Vegas 2 Oregon 3, Oklahoma State 2 Semifinals, May 30 Oklahoma 3.1, Illinois 1.5 Oregon 3, Vanderbilt 2 Championship, May 31 Oklahoma 3.5, Oregon 1.5 Blaine Hale (Okla) d. Nathan Xiong (Ore) 4&3 Max McGreevy (Okla) d. Edwin Yi (Ore) 3&2 Wyndham Clark (Ore) d. Rylee Reinertson (Okla), 1 up Grant Hirschman (Okla), Ryan Gronlund (Ore), all square Brad Dalke (Okla) d. Sulman Raza (Ore), 2&1

“Our common goal was to win this trophy, and by gosh, we did it,” Hybl said. “We didn’t have a weak link this week.” Maybe it was the internal team competition Hybl concocted over the summer, what McGreevy said were called “optimist prime matches,” to hone their match play skills. After all, the Sooners made the final eight last year in Eugene, only to get bounced by Texas 4-1 in the quarterfinals. “When we did those matches back at home, it got us into the right frame of mind to bring here,” McGreevy said. “And getting there the first time opens your eyes.” “Last year we were so excited to get to match play,” Hale said. “ ‘Oh, we’re in match play, it’s been a great year.’ This year, it was, ‘Let’s get a championship.’ ” They beat Baylor in the Tuesday morning quarterfinals, knocked off fan favorite Illinois in

Individual Championship, May26-29 1 Braden Thornberry, Miss. 66-71-69-71–277 -11 2 Mason Overstreet, Ark. 70-68-72-71–281 - 7 T 3 Matthias Schwab, Vand. 67-70-70-75–282 - 6 Scottie Scheffler, Texas 68-68-68-78–282 - 6 Theo Humphrey, Vand. 71-72-69-70–282 - 6 T 6 Rico Hoey, USC 74-68-66-75–284 - 4 Dylan Meyer, Illinois 71-67-69-77–284 - 4 T 8 John Oda, Nevada-LV 69-69-72-75–285 - 3 Viktor Hovland, Okla. St. 68-74-68-75–285 - 3 John Augenstein, Vand. 74-70-69-72–285 - 3 T11 Jimmy Stanger, Virginia 70-71-68-77–286 - 2 Gavin Hall, Texas 73-71-68-74–286 - 2 Ryan Gronlund, Oregon 78-68-70-70–286 - 2 Blaine Hale, Oklahoma 72-69-70-75–286 - 2 Ben Griffin, North Carolina 70-72-72-72–286 - 2 T16 Three tied: Max McGreevy (Oklahoma), Edoardo Lipparelli (Illinois), Dawson Armstrong (Lipscomb) at 287 - 1

the afternoon semifinals, a match where the Fighting Illini played uncharacteristically. The Sooners scored a 3.5-1.5 victory over a squad that helped push attendance to record levels, but failed to fire after rallying to beat Southern California in the quarterfinals. “It started on the first hole,” Illinois coach Mike Small said. “The stuff we teach, we didn’t do very good today. Whether it was emotional or mental fatigue, or nerves, we weren’t on point and were always playing catchup. They made a lot of great putts and we made a lot of mistakes. “The course was tough, but we didn’t play like we’ve been playing.” The crusher was the 490-yard 17th hole, a par 4 that is hard when nothing is at stake and can be impossible when the pressure is on. For the Illini, especially freshman Giovanni Tadiotto and Michael Feagues, the hole might as


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End of the line Oregon’s Sulman Raza missed the fairway and ended up in the hay on the par-4 17th hole, and was lucky to find his ball, much less hack it out.

well have a chalk line around it. As Napoleon had Waterloo and Titanic captain Edward Smith had the iceberg, that duo has the 17th at Rich Harvest to have nightmares about. While Small is correct in there were countless other miscues beginning at the first tee, the penultimate hole was the killer. It wasn’t that the Sooners were so tough. It was that Illinois committed too many unforced errors. “We’re going to put a positive spin on this,” junior Dylan Meyer, who won his match against Dalke, 1 up. “We’re going to be stronger, more experienced.” Tadiotto had hit his drive into the right rough in the morning quarterfinal against USC, so adjusted his line and aimed at the left side of the fairway in his semifinal match against McGreevy, who was 1 up. Tadiotto drilled his shot through the wind and ended up behind a pump house for the pond on the hole. “We were grasping for straws, and he hit a drive five yards off the fairway, and behind the house, which is tough,” Small said, calling the hole “brutal.” Thus began a 20-minute misadventure that included Tadiotto getting relief, dropping on wood chips, electing to hit a full shot rather than pitch out, slipping on the swing and whacking the ball no more than 40 yards – thanks to hitting a spectator, eventually hitting his third out of heavy rough over the green, finally reaching the putting surface with his fourth stroke, and two-putting for a double-bogey 6. McGreevy made a less adventurous par 4 to score a 2 and 1 victory. “I was already 1 down, so it was hard to beat that,” Tadiotto said. “I don’t know if I slipped


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Kiss the trophy With fans swarming about, Oklahoma’s players celebrate their NCAA title on the 17th green. or not. I just found myself on the ground when I hit.” That was Oklahoma’s second point of the necessary three to advance. Some 45 minutes earlier, Hale had closed out sophomore Eduardo Lipparelli, 4 and 3, despite Lipparelli chipping in for a matching bogey 5 on the 15th hole. After the match, Lipparelli announced he was returning to Italy and turning pro, expecting a start on the

European Challenge Tour within weeks. Meyer had taken control of his match against Dalke and Nick Hardy was going back and forth with Grant Hirschman. That meant Feagles, who had seen a 2-up lead after five holes evaporate, needed to win the last two holes of his match against Rylee Reinertson to force extra holes and keep Illinois alive. But Feagles played the 17th similarly to Ta-

diotto, minus the drop. His tee shot landed on the weed chips to the left, his second flew the green, and after relief from a Golf Channel tower, he left his third in the rough. His fourth skidded 10 feet past the cup, and he lipped out his bogey putt. Another double-bogey 6, and a 3 and 1 loss to Reinertson gave the Sooners the nessessary third point to advance. The Hardy-Hirschman match was ruled all square.


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With that, Illinois’ season was over. Five straight finishes in the NCAA top-five and six times in seven years, this time on home turf and with hundreds of Illini fans roaming the vast playground in Jerry Rich’s backyard, but again without a championship. “We just can’t figure out this second afternoon match,” Hardy said. “But we’ll figure it our way out next year for sure. We know what we came here for. We expected bigger.” It could have been mental exhaustion. Illinois, specifically Tadiatto and Hardy, had to come back to beat Southern California in the morning. Lipparelli also won his match, and Meyer halved his. But that grind carried over. “I gave out a lot of gifts,” Tadiotto said. “Too much stuff like three-putts. In a national championship, you can’t give out gifts.” Small was by turns critical and philosophical. “Do we all want to win? Yeah, we do,” Small said, “but I’m good with it, I really am. But I told the guys the fun is the ride, the journey. It really is. To get this close, it is tough not to win, but I’m not going to get hung up on that. I’m going to take away being in Chicago, the fans, the way they treated other teams, the way they treated our guys, the response our fans got from Golf Channel and worldwide is really cool. “They were awesome. There’s never been consistent crowds like this at the national championship. That speaks volumes for Illini Nation and golf. “We would have loved to have given them a win, but this was a young team that overachieved. We really did.” Lipparelli revealed that he decided over the winter to turn pro after the season concluded. That

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Meyer in spotlight Illinois’ Dylan Meyer, along with his teammates, was the focus of the gallery, reporters, and Golf Channel’s cameras at Rich Harvest Farms.

means Small’s starting five will change next year, with either Bryan Baumgarten getting a regular berth or one of his incoming freshmen grabbing the fifth spot. “I wanted to give all the best effort I could with every shot today,” Lipparelli said. “I love this team. My plan was to stay here four years but I had some opportunities. It’s tough it ended this way. I hoped this would end on a higher note.” Hardy, meanwhile, will skip defending his Il-

linois Amateur title in July because of conflicts, but has lined up the Western Amateur, Illinois Open and U.S. Amateur, presuming his qualifies for the latter, in August. The NCAA Tournament was an adventure for the Illini from the start, beginning with their most plucky competitor. Next time a curling downhill six-footer feels like the biggest problem in the world, consider Meyer’s playoff season.


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The 21-year-old wasn’t feeling great during the Big Ten tournament, even though he won the individual title, and didn’t know why. It showed in his golf at the NCAA regional at Purdue, where he finished at 8-over 225, unaccustomed territory for him. So was Carle Foundation Hopsital in Urbana, but that’s where he ended up for three days between the conference tournament and the regional – during finals week – while being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. He’ll live with it the rest of his life, but thanks to the quick diagnosis, he’ll be able to have a normal life. “I’m just happy we figured it all out. It’s good to have great doctors around that helped figure everything out. I’m feeling a lot better,” Meyer said. “The medication’s working. I got my second loading dose before we left. And I have to go to the hospital and get infusions every eight weeks.” That’s every eight weeks forever. Small has been impressed with Meyer’s brio through the illness, diagnosis and recovery. “He got a bad lie,” Small said. “We talked about it. It’s the cards he’s dealt. What are you going to do about it? Whine, or get up there and hit the bad lie as well as you can. He got a bad lie in life, and he’s got to deal with it. I think he will. “This is a serious illness, and something he’s going to have the rest of his life, but the doctors have a handle on it. I was relieved that we found out what it was and we got it taken care of.” Meyer played only one practice round between the Big Ten championship and the NCAA regional, and was not sharp. But he was back on track at Rich Harvest, proving it by playing 25 holes on the Saturday of stroke play and posting a 5-under-par 67 in the

second round after finishing the final seven holes of the storm-delayed first round in the morning. He finished with a deft lob pitch from the rough to the right of the 18th green to within three feet of the cup, and poured the putt in for his sixth birdie of the round and fourth of the back nine. A bogey on the par-4 15th sullied his otherwisepristine card, with opened with a birdie and featured a stylish par save at the par-4 eighth. “It was a momentum booster,” Meyer said. Was it ever. Meyer birdied the ninth and then birdied three in a row beginning at the 12th. He sat in a tie for sixth at 6-under 138. “He’ll be a first-team All-American,” Small went on. “He’s had a great season. He keeps getting better all the time. I envision him next year being even better than he is now. It’s a progression. When he gets a chance to showcase it, we want him to go full-bore, go after it and embrace this moment. And he does.” Fellow junior Hardy, who scored even-par 71 in the second round and stands at 1-under 143, had empathy for his pal, who he’s known since before they became teammates. “Whenever you see someone go through adversity like that, they find a way to bounce back and become stronger,” Hardy said. “Dylan was dealt some tough adversity the past month and a half, and he fought through it really well. I didn’t even know he’d play regionals, so it was pretty cool being able to pick him up a little bit. He was struggling, but he’s back to 100 percent and he’s definitely got it figured out.” What Illinois had ten-fold compared to the other teams was local support. The combination of the weekend, the sun finally coming out and the track record Illinois has compiled over the last decade conspired to draw about 3,250 people to

Rich Harvest on Saturday, with more coming in the gate after that. For college golf, that’s an enormous crowd. The total for the men was 12,150 over six days, while the women, hampered by bad weather, had 4,275 on hand over their week. The total of 16,425 set a standard of which host school Northern Illinois and Rich can be proud. But that support didn’t help Rich Harvest in its quest for a multi-year deal to host. That went to Grayhawk in Scottsdale, Ariz., for 2020-21-22.. To be sure, the players loved the attention. “It’s huge,” Meyer said. “It helps with the adrenalin, gets you going, but you’ve got to manage it in the correct way, be able to keep yourself calm going to the next tee box.” In the second round, Meyer didn’t have to do that after sinking the shortie for a birdie 4 at the last. A fist pump and a fierce wave of his visor both reacted to and incited the pro-Illini gallery around the home hole to get louder. “This is a lot more people than what we’re used to,” Meyer said. “It can be distracting if you let it be distracting, playing to the crowd if you let it be distracting.” But not so much for Meyer, who won the Western Amateur before a healthy gallery at Knollwood Club in Lake Forest last year, or Hardy, who romped in last year’s Illinois Amateur and has played in the last two U.S. Opens, plus last week’s Arnold Palmer Cup at Atlanta Athlecic Club, where he won 2.5 of a possible four points, including both singles matches. Those two seem unflappable. “We’re a mentally strong-enough team that we don’t really worry about that, just go and play your game,” Meyer said. That worked at Rich Harvest until it didn’t.


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66th Illinois PGA Match Play

Billiter rallies at new home

Wins second match play title over Danny Mulhearn

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By Tim Cronin

Reporting from Hawthorn Woods

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im Billiter felt the pressure in the final match of the 66th Illinois PGA Match Play Championship. It’s tough being the new head pro where the tournament is hosted – that being Kemper Lakes Golf Club – and advancing to the final, with members tooling around on carts rooting you on. And making sure range balls are at the ready, plus coffee and donuts available, and oranges are on the first tee. All of that isn’t why he was 2 down to Danny Mulhearn of Glen Oak with five holes left in the May 11 title match. There was pressure there as well. In the end, Mulhearn may have felt it more. Mulhearn bogeyed the par-4 14th while Billiter scrambled for par after flying the green by 10 yards. Billiter squared the match when Mulhearn three-putted the par-5 15th from the fringe, and took the lead with a routine two-putt par on the par-3 17th after Mulhearn was bunkered. “I didn’t have enough club to get back to the hole (203 yards distant) so I hit 5-iron to the middle of the green and bailed on it,” Mulhearn said.

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Home cooking Jim Billiter captured his second Match Play at Kemper Lakes, and first as host pro.

“I had a tough up-and-in there.” Billiter and Mulhearn matched pars at the last – Billiter making a tremendous approach shot from a fairway bunker – which earned Billiter the 1-up victory and his second match play title in three years. He beat Brian Brodell of Mistwood in 21 holes in 2015 while at Merit Club. Mulhearn sank birdie putts on Nos. 8 and 10 to erase Billiter’s 1-up lead and take a similar advantage, but hit only two fairways on the back nine. Billiter hit only one fairway on the back but scrambled like a wizard. “Danny played very steady, which put a lot of pressure on me, because I hit some squirrely shots here and there,” Billiter said. “I was pretty fortunate to win this tournament. I didn’t have the swing quite figured out. I was working on a couple things, I’d shot 83 in Peoria. I was not on my game by any means. But the support of the members and staff really helped. I buckled down and tried to do my best for them.” Billiter, who knocked off three-time champion Curtis Malm 2 and 1 in the morning semifinal, earned $4,800 for his week’s work. Mulhearn beat Garrett Chaussard 4 and 3 in his semifinal. Mulhearn was also seeking a second Match Play title, to go with the one he earned over Bob Jan at Wynstone in 1998. He walked that week and he walked in this one, two matches a day for three days, while Billiter, without a caddie, rode.


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56th Radix Cup Match

Amateur hour CDGA team comes through on back nine in renewal against Illinois PGA pros

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Reporting from River Grove

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hen the 56th Radix Cup Match reached the turn on June 7 with an even split of three points each between the professionals of the Illinois PGA and the amateurs of the Chicago District Golf Association, the immediate notion was to give a slight edge to the pros. The Mistwood tag team of Brian Brodell and Frank Hohenadel led the anchor match, for one thing. Oak Park head pro Frank Bruno – playing on his home course – and Royal Hawk’s Brian Carroll led another, up on senior sensations Dave Ryan and Tim Sheppard. Surely those matches would continue to trend in that direction. And what were the odds that Illinois coach Mike Small, the master of the Illinois PGA Championship, and Skokie’s Garrett Chaussard, who played for Small at Illinois, would be blanked overall after losing the front

nine to Kyle Nathan and Chadd Slutzky? Pretty good, as it turned out. Nathan, from Glen View Club, and Slutzky, from The Grove, scored a 3-0 shutout over Small and Chaussard. And while Brodell and Hohenadel swept three points from Andy Johnson of Calumet and Steve Sawtell of The Glen Club, golden oldies Ryan and Sheppard turned it around on Bruno and Carroll on Oak Park’s back nine, winning the inward half and the match overall. Those two points proved the difference in the CDGA squad’s 10-8 victory over the best of the Illinois Section. It was Sheppard, who plays out of Lick Creek in Pekin, who clinched the match, draining a 10foot birdie putt on the 18th green to tilt the outcome. “I needed to make that putt,” Sheppard said. “We needed two points, so I’m happy we didn’t split.” It was the second win for the amateurs in three years and fourth in the last seven. After the Tim Cronin / Illinois Golfer

Toast of Taylorville Dave Ryan, the reigning U.S. Senior Amateur champion, teamed with Tim Sheppard to upset Frank Bruno and Brian Carroll on Oak Park’s back nine.


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pros won the first dozen playings, the annual renewal of the friendly rivalry has been close. The ams lead 11-9 over the last 20 years. “I had a good partner,” said Ryan, who won last year’s U.S. Senior Amateur. “The back nine, we kind of pulled it out.” Slutzky and Nathan needed their A game to first keep up with and then surpass Small and Chaussard. A birdie on the ninth hole earned their first point, and, Slutzky, took the pressure off. “Going in we knew it was going to be a really tough match,” Slutzky said. “We were up against 13 (state) majors combined, but we got off to a quick start. We halved No. 4 with eagles, were 3-under through four, and 1-down. It was just a great match, good golf all around. I’m just glad we came out on top. “Mike made his (eagle) first and I had 18-20 feet to tie and just knew I had to make it. You just try to ram it in.” “It was a fun day out there with [Small] even though we didn’t play great,” said Chaussard. “They just played better and beat us.” The camaraderie and byplay is one of the hallmarks of the Radix Cup, created by pros Errie Ball and Bill Ogden in 1962 to foster that. “It’s an honor to get to play in this thing,” Ryan said. “You’ve got to play good throughout the whole year. It’s pretty special, especially a guy my age.” Ryan won the U.S. Senior Amateur last year at Old Warson Country Club in St. Louis at 62, and has celebrated a birthday since. He’s likely the oldest Radix competitor since Ball teed it up at age 66 in 1977. Ball paired with Steve Dunning to sweep three points as well, proving old age and treachery have always had a place in the game. The bonding aspect of the Radix even applies

56th Radix Cup

Oak Park CC • Wednesday, June 7

CDGA Amateurs 10, IPGA Professionals 8 a-Ray Knoll (Cress Creek), Paul Schlimm Jr. (Mistwood) 1.5, p-Kyle Bauer (Glen View), Adam Schumacher (Indian Hill) 1.5

a-Paul Ryan (Illini), Tim Sheppard (Lick Creek) 2, pFrank Bruno (Oak Park), Brian Carroll (Royal Hawk), 1 p-Chris Green (Glen View), Brian Janty (Exmoor) 2.5, a-Vance Antoniou (Wynstone), Bob Youman (Oak Park), 0.5 a-Kyle Nathan (Glen View), Chadd Slutzky (The Grove) 3, p-Garrett Chaussard (Skokie), Mike Small (U. of Illinois) 0 a-Charlie Netzel (Chicago Golf), Kyle Slattery (MauhNah-Tee-See) 3, p-Travis Johns (Medinah), Matt Slowinski (Hinsdale), 0 p-Brian Brodell (Mistwood), Frank Hohenadel (Mistwood) 3, a-Andy Johnson (Calumet), Steve Sawtell (The Glen Club) 0

to co-workers such as Brodell and Hohenadel. “It was a lot of fun to partner with Brian,” Hohenadel told the CDGA’s Matt Baylor. “We’ve always had a good rapport. We’ve had some good matches as opponents and it’s always fun to team up with someone you work with. It’s my first season at Mistwood so I actually haven’t played a ton with him, so it was good to build that relationship in a fun atmosphere like this.”

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The Radix was played on a somewhat more airy Oak Park layout. Over 300 trees were removed last fall, opening up vistas unseen in decades, and more in keeping with what architect Donald Ross intended. “The golf course is in outstanding condition,” Bruno said. “We may never host a U.S. Open, but we definitely played today, condition-wise, on a U.S. Open golf course.”


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Jaeger masters Rust-Oleum

Heads to Erin Hills with near-sure Tour card in ‘18

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t’s good to be Stephan Jaeger these days. He’s the hottest player on the web.com Tour. He led his U.S. Open sectional qualifier to score a spot in the Open at Erin Hills. And between the qualifier and the battle in the National Open, he held off Ted Potter Jr. to win the RustOleum Championship at the Ivanhoe Club, his second victory on the PGA Tour’s stepping-stone circuit in three starts. That just about locks up his PGA Tour card for 2018. And that’s more valuable than the $108,000 he won at Ivanhoe – though it will buy a lot of paint. “I knew I had to shoot somewhat of a good score,” Jaeger said. “I stuck to my game plan.” Jaeger closed with a 1-under-par 71 for 14under 274 to beat Potter by two strokes, twice the margin he had with nine holes remaining. Birdies on the 11th and 14th holes combined with Potter’s bogey on the 13th gave him an insurmountable lead, and made both Potter’s attempt to rally with a birdie on the par-5 15th and his own bogey at the last meaningless. “This is such a hard golf course,” Jaeger said. “You don’t get that many chances.” Potter, also in the field at Erin Hills, took home

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Kissin’ fool Rust-Oleum Championship winner Stephan Jaeger smooches the crystal trophy he earned for touring the Ivanhoe Club in xxx-under-par 2xx over four days.


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Balcony brigade Members of Ivanhoe Club eye the final green during the final round of the Rust-Oleum Championship on Sunday, June 11. $64,800 and a dollop of hope that his game is close to where he wants it – especially evidenced by his course-record 9-under 63 in the second round. He’s also a likely returnee to the PGA Tour. “That’s the goal,” Potter said. “It’s nice to get a good finish this week. Jaeger, he played well on the weekend, so my hat’s off to him. I thought I had to shoot 6-under to have a chance.” Potter, who closed with a 3-under 69 instead, knows the links-like Erin Hills and parkland Ivanhoe are, in his words, “worlds apart,” but saw an advantage in playing in the windy conditions and on firm fairways and greens on the weekend. There could be more of the same at Erin Hills. “It should help me a little bit,” Potter said. “At least I’m trending in the right direction.” Potter was 12-under, a stroke back of Jaeger at the turn, with Andrew Yun and Alexandre Rocha four shots in arrears. While Yun closed with 4-un-

der 68 for 9-under 279, good for third, that wasn’t enough to scare Jaeger. Early leader Mark Hensby, the erstwhile John Deere Classic winner, opened with a 6-under 66 but didn’t break par thereafter and finished tied for 17th at 4-under 284. Jaeger called his bogey on the par-5 ninth, where his second shot splashed into the lake, a “bad bogey.” Otherwise, he did little wrong, and reaped the benefit. “With this wind, you have to pick the holes you want to be aggressive on,” said Jaeger, a 28-yearold German who has spent his adult life in Chattanooga, Tenn., after playing for Tennessee-Chattanooga there, giving him an accent more southern than German. “I’m looking forward to the next couple months,” Jaeger said. “A lot of golf to play.” One more win on the web. com Tour this year and Jaeger gets a battlefield promotion to the big

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tour. Otherwise, he has to wait until 2018. Of course, he can always win at Erin Hills. Jaeger is one of the few players in the Open field to have played Erin Hills in competition, having done so at the 2011 U.S. Amateur. “I liked it,” Jaeger said. “They can switch around a lot of holes, even switch pars. It looks cool. It’s going to be a great experience.” And hard. “It’s going to be a tough week,” Jaeger said. “It’ll be a lot of chipping out, a lot of fast greens, firm greens.” It can be argued nobody goes into the Open hotter than Jaeger, regardless of the tour he plays on. “Momentum is a factor in golf, it really is,” Jaeger said. “But once you get to the best players in the world, those guys are pretty solid. We’ll see that next week. I’m playing better than I ever have, so we’ll see how it adds up.”


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Smith, Groh, Hallberg to Hall of Fame

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hree players with splendid resumes are the 83rd, 84th and 85th inductees to the Illinois Golf Hall of Fame. Horton Smith, who won the first and third Masters, three-time PGA Tour winner and college standout Gary Hallberg, and 1975 Hawaiian Open winner Gary Groh comprise the 17th class to gain the highest honor in state golf. The Hall’s selection committee met May 23 to hear presentations on behalf of a dozen candidates, and then cast individual ballots for five of the 12. Groh, Hallberg and Smith drew overwhelming support and were elected. Falling short by various lengths were Doug Bauman, Emil Esposito, Phil Kosin, Greg Kunkel, William Langford, Carol Mann, Francis Peabody, Gary Pinns and Len Ziehm. “This was by far the hardest selection that the committee has experienced since I’ve been on the committee,” said selection committee chair Tim Cronin. “We had 12 great candidates and unfortunately we were only able to get three over the finish line. Any of the dozen would have made great inductees, but we have a wonderful and distinguished class with the three inductees.” Of the three, only Hallberg was born in Illinois – Berwyn, to be precise – but it’s what the candidate does either while stationed in Illinois or accomplishes having been here that counts. Smith won both Masters Tournaments while living in Oak Park and representing Oak Park Country Club, first as head pro and then honorary

Gary Groh Gary Groh was 30 when he won the 1975 Hawaiian Open in his fifth season on the PGA Tour. He soon decided to find a club job and reserve his competitive golf for Mondays. That led to a posting at Bob O Link and a remarkable run of success on the Illinois PGA circuit. Groh won the 1994 Illinois Open and four Illinois PGA Championships, the last in 2002, when he was 57. He won 15 Illinois Senior majors from 1995 through 2004. He had a 10-3-2 record in the Radix Cup and was undefeated from 1986 through 1999.

Gary Hallberg A two-time winner of both the Illinois Amateur (1978-79) and Illinois Open (1977-82), Berwyn’s Gary Hallberg flashed onto the leader board with a victory in the 1976 Western Junior. Success followed success nationally: a Walker Cup berth in 1977, back-to-back wins in the North and South Amateur, the 1979 NCAA title, and the first four-time first-team All-American in golf while at Wake Forest. Locally, he studded his amateur career with the 1977 Illinois Open victory and also had a 4-0 record in the Radix Cup, with membership on the second and third amateur teams to win. Hallberg scored three victories on the PGA Tour, losing twice in sudden-death playoffs, and has one Champions Tour victory to date.

Horton Smith Only Tiger Woods won more quickly and more often upon joining the pro circuit than Horton Smith, the brilliant putter nicknamed “Joplin Ghost.” At 22, Smith won seven times in five months and was put on the Ryder Cup team in 1929, and captured 13 titles worldwide before the spring of 1930. Smith, the only player to beat Bobby Jones in the year of Jones’ Grand Slam, is best known for winning the first and third Masters Tournaments, triumphs that came after he recovered from a broken arm and while he was the professional at Oak Park Country Club. He won 13 times, 40.6 percent of his Tour titles, while living in Oak Park. Smith’s career total of 28 individual tournaments and four more in team play rank him 15th in PGA Tour history. Deeply involved in PGA of America affairs, Smith served as president in 1952-54, during which time the tour began a long, slow move toward integration. He also pushed for continuing education by professionals, that effort honored by the introduction of the Horton Smith Award. Member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. Illinois PGA (Groh); PGA Tour (Hallberg); Illinois Golfer Archive (Smith)

member. Groh had won his Hawaiian Open before taking over at Bob O Link, but was a consistent performer in state majors for over 20 years, win-

ning five times and 15 times as a senior. Hallberg was a standout at Barrington High School, then at Wake Forest, and then as a pro.


Holy Hill, Batman! It’s the U.S. Open in Wisconsin!

Erin Hills, a neophyte golfer’s dream, hosts the biggest show in golf By Tim Cronin • Reporting from Erin, Wisconsin Photograph by John Mummert / © USGA


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ust as pioneers attract arrows, dreamers are often shot down. Not so Robert Lang. A self-made success in the greeting-card business in nearby Delafield – and a former newspaper carrier – Lang wanted to build a nine-hole course for the benefit of his employees, even though he hardly played golf himself. One thing led to another, and Lang’s dream grew.

The result was Erin Hills, an 18-hole course on 517 acres in the middle of southeast central Wisconsin, 35 miles northwest of Milwaukee and a million miles from Lang’s first thought of a mere playground for a few. Now, the world has shown up. “Golf is a journey,” Lang is fond of saying. For Lang, the path meant spending far too much money on this dream – between $22 million and $26 million, he wrote recently – and an eventual sale to Milwaukee businessman Andy Ziegler resulted. But before that, Lang and the architectural trio of Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry and Golf Digest architectural critic Ron Whitten had fashioned a course that attracted the considerable attention of the United States Golf Association, which awarded it the 2008 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links before it had opened. That success was followed by post-Lang era revisions before the 2011 U.S. Amateur. Now comes the 117th United States Open. Everything about Erin Hills, from the acreage to the scale of the course, which sprawls across much of the property, is big. So is the challenge to the 156-player field, from the basic distance – up to 7,741 yards, depending on tee and cup placements – to the hills to be scaled, to the height of the everpresent fescue grasses to the sides of the fescue fairways, to the sheer distance to be walked. Along with the yardage, it’s a long way from one green to the next tee in many cases, one reason why the USGA has set the time par at 4 hours 52 minutes. It will also be a tough walk for the gallery, espe-

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The stuff that dreams are made of The U.S. Open trophy, just hanging at Erin Hills, will end up in someone’s hands on Sunday night – or Monday if there’s an 18-hole playoff.


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Erin Hills transformed When the U.S. Open shows up, it brings company. This is about the same view as the photo on page 22, which was taken last August, only with the big grandstand adjacent to the 18th green – blocking the view of the original clubhouse, with Holy Hill looming behind. The new clubhouse is on the hill to the left.

cially those who want to follow their favorite for 18 holes. Plunking one’s self down in one of the many grandstands may be the way to go. Favorites include most of the usual suspects, minus Phil Mickelson, who needs a thunderstorm on Thursday to delay play for him to jet from San Diego and his daughter’s high school graduation, and Tiger Woods, whose recent troubles compound the likelihood that he’ll never be close to his old

self. It’s the first Open both Woods and Mickleson will miss since 1993. Masters champion Sergio Garcia has a shot at the Grand Slam. Dustin Johnson, a three-time winner on the PGA Tour this year, has the opportunity to go back-to-back in the Open for the first time since Curtis Strange in 1988-89. Jordan Spieth has a shot at winning two times in three Opens, and, as a contestant in the 2011 U.S. Amateur, is one of the

few who has played Erin Hills in competition. “Hopefully the weather stays away and it can play firmer and faster, which I think is pretty cool for this place,” Spieth said. “It was pretty brown when we played it in the U.S. Amateur, and I thought it was fun that way. “I think it’s a really well designed golf course.” The fairways are wider than the traditional


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single-file look of a U.S. Open course, but the amber waves of the fescue on either side could wreak havoc on a scorecard, to say nothing of grabbing a club. But, even as some of the higher fescue on four holes was being trimmed in part before the Open, Rory McIlroy made an excellent point. “We have 60 yards from left line to right line,” McIlroy said. “You’ve got 156 of the best players in the world here. If you can’t hit it within that avenue, you might as well pack your bags and go home. These are the widest fairways we’ve ever played in the U.S. Open. Even the first and second cut is another 10 yards on top of that. “It’s a U.S. Open. It’s supposed to be a tough test.” The feel-good story going into the Open is the presence of 50-year-old Steve Stricker in the field. Rejected for a special exemption by the USGA – not a sentimental bunch any more – Stricker, who lives in nearby Madison and grew up in Edgerton, not only qualified but won his 36-hole sectional qualifier. “Worked hard to get here,” Stricker said. “Put a lot of extra effort in playing some extra tournaments to try and get here. Stricker said he had no problem getting rejected for an exemption, but then thought, after people kept asking why he wasn’t in, “it became a little chip on my shoulder that I had to work a little bit hard to try to get in. “The way it worked out, I feel much better the way I got here. I earned my way in. I feel like I belong here.” It’s the first Open in the Midwest – indeed the Central Time Zone – since the 2003 Open at Olympia Fields. Erin Hills will be packed with people, but what we don’t know is whether or not Bob Lang will join the party for which he set the table.

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117th U.S. Open Groupings and Starting Times, Rd. 1 and 2

Thursday (June 15), hole #1 / Friday (June 16), hole #10 6:45 a.m. / 12:30 p.m. – Jordan Niebrugge, Mequon, Wis.; Talor Gooch, Choctaw, Okla.; Kevin Dougherty, Murrieta, Calif. 6:56 a.m. / 12:41 p.m. – Andres Romero, Argentina; Brice Garnett, Gallatin, Mo.; Davis “Dru” Love IV, Sea Island, Ga. 7:07 a.m. / 12:52 p.m. – Yusaku Miyazato, Japan; J.T. Poston, St. Simons Island, Ga.; Aaron Rai, England 7:18 a.m. / 1:03 p.m. – David Lingmerth, Sweden; Paul Dunne, Ireland; Haotong Li, People’s Republic of China 7:29 a.m. / 1:14 p.m. – (a) Stewart Hagestad, Newport Beach, Calif.; Chez Reavie, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Gene Sauers, Savannah, Ga. 7:40 a.m. / 1:25 p.m. – Brandt Snedeker, Nashville, Tenn.; Alex Noren, Sweden; Tyrrell Hatton, England 7:51 a.m. / 1:36 p.m. – Rafa Cabrera Bello, Spain; Thomas Pieters, Belgium; Brooks Koepka, West Palm Beach, Fla. 8:02 a.m. / 1:47 p.m. – Gary Woodland, Delray Beach, Fla.; J.B. Holmes, Campbellsville, Ky.; Jason Kokrak,Charlotte, N.C. 8:13 a.m. / 1:58 p.m. – Russell Knox, Scotland; (a) Scott Gregory, England; Martin Laird, Scotland 8:24 a.m. / 2:09 p.m. – Kevin Kisner, Aiken, S.C.; Billy Horschel, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; Branden Grace, South Africa 8:35 a.m. / 2:20 p.m. – Webb Simpson, Charlotte, N.C.; Ernie Els, South Africa; Lucas Glover, Tequesta, Fla. 8:46 a.m. / 2:31 p.m. – Tyson Alexander, Gainesville, Fla.; (a) Christopher Crawford, Bensalem, Pa.; Max Greyserman, Boca Raton, Fla. 8:57 a.m. / 2:42 p.m. – Matthew Campbell, Rome, N.Y.; Garrett Osborn, Birmingham, Ala.; (a) Walker Lee, Houston, Texas

Thursday (June 15), hole #10 / Friday (June 16), hole #1 6:45 a.m. / 12:30 p.m. – Meen Whee Kim, South Korea; Ted Potter Jr., Ocala, Fla.; Daniel Chopra, Sweden 6:56 a.m. / 12:41 p.m. – Shugo Imahira, Japan; Ryan Palmer, Colleyville, Tex.; Matthew Wallace, England 7:07 a.m. / 12:52 p.m. – Charley Hoffman, San Diego, Calif.; Jason Dufner, Auburn, Ala.; Hideto Tanihara, Japan 7:18 a.m. / 1:03 p.m. – Jeunghun Wang, Republic of Korea; Thomas Aiken, South Africa; Bradley Dredge, Wales 7:29 a.m. / 1:14 p.m. – (a) Scott Harvey, Greensboro, N.C.; Jamie Lovemark, San Diego, Calif.; Michael Putnam, University Place, Wash.

7:40 a.m. / 1:25 p.m. – Brian Harman, Sea Island, Ga.; Tommy Fleetwood, England; Bud Cauley, Jupiter, Fla. 7:51 a.m. / 1:36 p.m. – Hideki Matsuyama, Japan; Rickie Fowler, Murrieta, Calif.; Jon Rahm, Spain 8:02 a.m. / 1:47 p.m. – Lee Westwood, England; Ross Fisher, England; Graeme McDowell, Northern Ireland 8:13 a.m. / 1:58 p.m. – Danny Willett, England; Zach Johnson, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Angel Cabrera, Argentina 8:24 a.m. / 2:09 p.m. – Matt Kuchar, Sea Island, Ga.; Francesco Molinari, Italy; Patrick Reed, Houston, Texas 8:35 a.m. / 2:20 p.m. – Martin Kaymer, Germany; Jordan Spieth, Dallas, Texas; Dustin Johnson, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 8:46 a.m. / 2:31 p.m. – (a) Joaquin Niemann, Chile; Stephan Jaeger, Germany; Joel Stalter, Luxembourg 8:57 a.m. / 2:42 p.m. – Daniel Miernicki, Portland, Ore.; (a) Sahith Theegala, Chino Hills, Calif.; Tyler Light, Massillon, Ohio

Thursday (June 15), hole #1 / Friday (June 16), hole #10 12:30 p.m. / 6:45 a.m. – Jack Maguire, St. Petersburg, Fla.; Corey Conners, Canada; Ben Kohles, Sea Island, Ga. 12:41 p.m. / 6:56 a.m. – Eddie Pepperell, England; Chan Kim, Gilbert, Ariz.; Gregory Bourdy, France 12:52 p.m. / 7:07 a.m. – Jhonattan Vegas, Venezuela; Yuta Ikeda, Japan; Sean O’Hair, Chadds Ford, Pa. 1:03 p.m. / 7:18 a.m. – Andrew Johnston, England; Brian Stuard, Jackson, Mich.; George Coetzee, South Africa 1:14 p.m. / 7:29 a.m. – Marc Leishman, Australia; Pat Perez, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Si Woo Kim, South Korea 1:25 p.m. / 7:40 a.m. – Russell Henley, Charleston, S.C.; (a) Scottie Scheffler, Dallas, Texas; Harris English, Sea Island, Ga. 1:36 p.m. / 7:51 a.m. – Bubba Watson, Bagdad, Fla.; Adam Scott, Australia; Sergio Garcia, Spain 1:47 p.m. / 8:02 a.m. – Henrik Stenson, Sweden; Charl Schwartzel, South Africa; Louis Oosthuizen, South Africa 1:58 p.m. / 8:13 a.m. – Jimmy Walker, Boerne, Texas; Justin Thomas, Goshen, Ky.; Paul Casey, England 2:09 p.m. / 8:24 a.m. – Jason Day, Australia; Justin Rose, England; Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland 2:20 p.m. / 8:35 a.m. – Steve Stricker, Madison, Wis.; Stewart Cink, Duluth, Ga.; Phil Mickelson, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. 2:31 p.m. / 8:46 a.m. – Ryan Brehm, Traverse City, Mich.; (a) John Oda, Honolulu, Hawaii; Jonathan Randolph, Oxford, Miss.

2:42 p.m. / 8:57 a.m. – (a) Mason Andersen, Chandler, Ariz.; Derek Barron, Tacoma, Wash.; Roman Robledo, Harlingen, Texas

Thursday (June 15), hole #10 / Friday (June 16), hole #1 12:30 p.m. / 6:45 a.m. – Wade Ormsby, Australia; Oliver Bekker, South Africa; Kyle Thompson, Greenville, S.C. 12:41 p.m. / 6:56 a.m. – Brandon Stone, South Africa; Troy Merritt, Meridian, Idaho; Chris Wood, England 12:52 p.m. / 7:07 a.m. – Satoshi Kodaira, Japan; Daniel Summerhays, Fruit Heights, Utah; Alexander Levy, France 1:03 p.m. / 7:18 a.m. – William McGirt, Moore, S.C.; Keegan Bradley, Woodstock, Vt.; Kevin Na, Las Vegas, Nev. 1:14 p.m. / 7:29 a.m. – (a) Brad Dalke, Oklahoma City, Okla.; Wesley Bryan, Augusta, Ga.; Brendan Steele, Idyllwild, Calif. 1:25 p.m. / 7:40 a.m. – Nick Flanagan, Australia; Richie Ramsay, Scotland; Bryson DeChambeau, Clovis, Calif. 1:36 p.m. / 7:51 a.m. – Daniel Berger, Jupiter, Fla.; Roberto Castro, Atlanta, Ga.; Bill Haas, Greenville, S.C. 1:47 p.m. / 8:02 a.m. – Adam Hadwin, Canada; Emiliano Grillo, Argentina; Cheng-Tsung Pan, Republic of China (Taiwan) 1:58 p.m. / 8:13 a.m. – Scott Piercy, Las Vegas, Nev.; Shane Lowry, Ireland; Jim Furyk, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. 2:09 p.m. / 8:24 a.m. – Matthew Fitzpatrick, England; Peter Uihlein, Jupiter, Fla.; Byeong Hun An, South Korea 2:20 p.m. / 8:35 a.m. – Kevin Chappell, Fresno, Calif.; (a) Maverick McNealy, Portola Valley, Calif.; Bernd Wiesberger, Austria 2:31 p.m. / 8:46 a.m. – Xander Schauffele, San Diego, Calif.; Trey Mullinax, Birmingham, Ala.; (a) Cameron Champ, Sacramento, Calif. 2:42 p.m. / 8:57 a.m. – Sam Ryder, Longwood, Fla.; (a) Alex Smalley, Wake Forest, N.C.; Andy Pope, Orlando, Fla. (a): amateur

Television Coverage Thursday FS1: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fox: 5-8 p.m. Friday: FS1: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fox: 5-8 p.m. Saturday Fox: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday Fox: 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. All times Central.


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Young faces for an old title

River Forest hosts 117th Women’s Western Am

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or several generations, high-level women’s amateur golf was a mixture of young and old. Players who had grown up in the game and decided to remain in it as amateurs were in the same elite fields with players of college age and younger. That concept appears to have gone the way of the Dodo bird. Witness the Women’s Western Amateur, the second-most prestigious – and second-oldest – distaff amateur championship in the country, being played from June 12-17 at River Forest Country Club in Elmhurst. Where once a Carol Semple or Sandra Fullmer would have teed it up with the kids and given them a handful, that day is no more. Everywhere you look now, from the tee to the practice green to the range, there are collegians and those aspiring to be collegians. Those a bit older turn pro and chase their dream on the Semetra Tour immediately – as in Kacie Komoto, who helped Northwestern to second in the NCAA Championship. Less than fortnight later, she was off to South Bend and the Symetra tourney there. She missed the cut. It’s a different world these days, but the 117th

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Women’s Western hopefuls Brooke Riley, Kate Lillie, Nicole Ciskowski, Maddie Hurt, Brooke Kochevar and Heather Ciskowski pose with the W.A. Alexander Cup before the Women’s Western at River Forest Country Club.

Women’s Western Am offers no shortage of story lines, and potential. Cristie Kerr and Stacy Lewis won the title within the last 25 years, Nancy Lopez and Beth Daniel did so a generation earlier, and another superstar could emerge from this year’s 140woman field, which features players from 24 states

and 10 other countries, down the line. It could be Jackie Chulya of Thialand, who just graduated from Columbia University and played in the 2011 U.S. Girls Junior at Olympia Fields with countrywomen Ariya (the winner) and Moriya Jutanugarn, the former having just ascended to No. 1


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Scene of action River Forest’s 18th green during the first qualifying round of the Women’s Western Amateur. in the world of women’s pro golf. Or it could be one of the Ciskowski sisters, the pride of Barrington. Heather is going into her senior year at Minnesota, while 16-year-old Nicole, committed to Wisconsin, will be a junior at Barrington High this fall. One of five sets of sisters in the tournament, they’ve never played in a tournament together, but their in-family play is intense. “There’s always a rivalry when we play,” Nicole said. Or it could be Maddie Hurt, the 2015 IHSA Class 1A champion from Immaculate Conception, not far from River Forest. She’s familiar with the layout from visits. “Knowing the course should help me,” Hurt said. Brooke Kochevar of Glen Ellyn has also tackled River Forest off and on in the past. Then there’s Kate Lillie of St. Charles, who

plays the cello when she’s not playing golf. She won last year’s Women’s Western Junior, and is aiming to capture the other half of the WWGA slam. “Match play is my favorite type of play,” Lillie said. “That’s because it’s head-to-head. It really doesn’t matter what you score (in a round). That allows you to take more risk on a hole.” While Komoto, the erstwhile Northwestern standout, is not on hand, most of her teammates are, including Brooke Riley, who didn’t make the Wildcats’ five-player traveling squad this season. Now she has a chance to show her stuff. “It was a tough lineup to break into,” said Riley, a right-handed person who, like Phil Mickelson, played left-handed. “It’s great to play in this.” “It’s terrific for this even to be back in Chicago,” Northwestern coach Emily Fletcher said. The last appearance of the WWGA’s travel-

ing circus in the area was 2001 at Exmoor Country Club, when Meredith Duncan repeated the victory she staged at Flossmoor Country Club the year before. Since then, it’s been played in Georgia and Florida, as well as Tennessee, Ohio and Pennsylvania, among other postcard spots, and even downstate, but not in the area. Two days of stroke play set the match play championship field of 64 players. There are two knockout rounds on both Thursday and Friday. Additionally, the WWGA, sticking to a tradition long ago abandoned by most national golf bodies, also flights the remainder of the field in five subrdinate competitions. The championship flight plays 18-hole matches until the final, when the other tradition, a 36hole championship match, is invoked. That’s set for Sat., June 17. Only then does the survivor get to lift the W.A. Alexander Cup.


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Around Illinois

New era beginning for WWGA WGA to help administer WWGA championships beginning in 2018

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or decades, the Women’s Western Golf Association enjoyed a steady influx of volunteer help from young women who saw the group’s work on tournaments and scholarship projects as well worthwhile of investing their leisure time. That leisure time is no longer there. Rare today is the pure homemaker. Most everyone, man or woman, works. As a result, the ranks of new volunteers were thinning, and the Women’s Western was looking at a future that would have seen their organization, started in 1903 with their lead championship, the Women’s Western Amateur, dating back two years earlier, fading away. No longer. As reported in last month’s Illinois Golfer, the WWGA will get a helping hand from the Western Golf Association beginning next year. A five-year deal starting Aug. 1 will see the WGA and WWGA working on the women’s championships and the WWGA’s scholarship operation together. The WGA had already been assisting – an intern has been assigned to the WWGA’s championship operations since 2012 – but now the WGA

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Women’s Western stalwarts Volunteer WWGA directors Cathy Chandler (left) and Sandra Fullmer handle scoring chores during the first qualifying round of the 117th Women’s Western Amateur at River Forest.

will, according to the release, “help stage and promote” the Women’s Western Am and the Women’s Western Junior, plus find host courses for the two championships.

“The history between these two golf associations goes back to the beginnings of the Women’s Western Golf Association. We have had a great relationship with the Western Golf Association


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Subtle challenge Park Ridge Country Club will give the players in the 100th Western Junior plenty to consider. through the years,” WWGA president Frances Fleckenstein. “After forming our partnership again in 2011, we now look forward to taking the next step to having their full support, which will be beneficial to both our organizations.” WGA officials were on hand for the start of the Women’s Western Amateur at River Forest Country Club, and are also expected at the Women’s Western Junior at Dubuque Golf and Country Club in July. “We’re excited to be deepening our relationship with the WWGA, which has done so much in the Midwest and across the country for women’s golf,” WGA president David Robinson said. “It is an organization whose values and storied history of championships and scholarships are very much aligned with our own.” The WGA was the instigator of the WWGA’s 1903 formation in an unusual way. Two years in a row, WGA officials botched up the match-play

pairings for their new women’s amateur championship, and after the second, the ladies decided to go out on their own. The WWGA was born, and has conducted the Women’s Western Am since. The joint operation is similar to several other amalgamations across golf in the last few years. The R&A and Ladies Golf Union merged this year. The amateur golf associations in Florida also joined forced. Locally, the Chicago Women’s District Golf Association long ago ceded their handicap operation to the CDGA, which was a leader in computerization.

Drenth on amateur rampage

He’s out of Davenport, Iowa, but very much in the swing of things lately. Dusty Drenth added the Joliet Amateur to his collection of 2017 titles on June 5, only a week after he copped the Quad City Amateur crown. Drenth tied the Wedgewood Golf Course re-

cord with a 10-under-par 62 in the first round, including a career-first 29 on his outward nine, and carded a ho-hum 71 in the final round to finish at 11-under 133, which equated to a three-stroke victory over Chadd Slutzky’s pair of 68s. The only thing that would have stopped Drenth in the opening round was an out-of-control green mower. He was ridiculously good. But Slutzky made an early Sunday push and tied Drenth at the turn. Then the visitor rallied and that was that. “Going into 10, I just took a deep breath and said to myself to just continue playing my game and to play aggressive,” Drenth told the Joliet Herald-News. “I was putting well, so I tried to make some birdies, and I birdied 11, 13 and 16.” It was Drenth’s second Joliet Amateur title in the last four years. Trent Wallace of Illinois State, an NCAA Championship finalist a week before, was third at 7-under 137, with Scott Phegley and


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Robert Renner tying for fourth at 138. Defending champion Zach Burry tied for seventh at 140.

100th Western Junior on tap

Sean Maruyama of Los Angeles, will attempt to become the first player in 76 years to repeat as Western Junior champion when Park Ridge Country Club hosts the historic 100th playing of the Western Junior from June 19-22. Maruyama, who has committed verbally to play college golf at UCLA, will headline an international field of top junior players vying to win the country’s oldest national junior golf championship. Maruyama, 17, is the son of longtime PGA Toyr pro Shigeki Maruyama. He notched the first major victory of his young career at the 2016 Western Junior at Red Run Golf Club in Royal Oak, Michigan. If he repeats as champion this year, Maruyama would become the first player since Ben Downing in 1940-41 to claim back-toback Western Junior titles. First held by the Western Golf Association in 1914, the Western Junior has served as a proving ground for many future PGA Tour stars, including past champions Rickie Fowler, Hunter Mahan and Jim Furyk. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and 2015 PGA Tour rookie of the year Daniel Berger also have competed in the Western Junior. The event was not played for several years during World War I and World War II. The Western Junior has been played in more than 15 states and at several prestigious Chicagoland golf clubs, but never at Park Ridge, which was established in 1906. “Given its rich heritage and history, Park Ridge is a fitting venue to host an event as steeped in tradition as the Western Junior,” said Vince Pellegrino, the WGA’s senior vice president of

tournaments. “We are honored and excited to celebrate this momentous occasion with the club and its membership.” Other top players who have committed to play in the championship include 2016 U.S. Junior Amateur medalist Travis Vick of Houston, UCLA verbal commit Bryan Teoh Wiyang of Jupiter, Fla., Andrew Lewis of Carmel, Ind., who has committed verbally to play at Purdue, 15-year-old Sampson-Yunhe Zheng of the People’s Republic of China, and future Florida Gator Wocheng Ye of Dongguan, China, who finished tied for 59th last month at the Volvo China Open.  Local players of interest include Illinois recruit and defending Class 3A individual champion Brendan O’Reilly of Hinsdale, Kevin Paek of Glenview, who will play golf at Boston College next season, Chip Savarie of Winnetka, who is verbally committed to play at Wisconsin, and Savarie’s Loyola Academy teammate Connor Prassas, also of Winnetka, who will play collegiate golf next year at Michigan. “This year’s field is exceptionally deep,” Pellegrino said. “The blend of promising local, national and international talent is what has set the Western Junior apart from other junior golf championships.” Famed golf architect Herbert J. Tweedie designed the original nine holes at Park Ridge shortly after its founders purchased land for the club in 1906. In 1911, Tom Bendelow – whose designs include the course at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, home of The Tour Championship – was hired to construct nine additional holes. The course was last renovated in 2001 by David Esler and has been tested over the years by golfing greats such as Chick Evans, Bobby Jones and Arnold Palmer.

TourGuide Luke Donald 80th WGR $937,255 in 13 starts 79th FEC Best: 2nd Heritage 70.848 scoring average

Kevin Streelman 137th WGR $921,102 in 19 starts 90th FEC Best: T4 Mayakoba 71.230 scoring average D.A. Points 214th WGR $824,769 in 15 starts 81st FEC Best: 1st Puerto Rico 71.478 scoring average Mark Wilson 611th WGR $88,222 in 8 starts 191st FEC Best: T26 Sanderson Farms 71.488 scoring average Scott Langley 561th WGR $49,308 in 3 starts ––– FEC Best: T33 RSM 71.348 scoring average Luke Guthrie Web.com Tour $40,148 in 11 starts 56th Web Best: T12 Colombia 70.970 scoring average Jeff Sluman Champions Tour $348,645 in 11 starts 19th Schwab Best: T2 Legends of Golf 70.680 scoring average FEC: FedEx Cup; through Zurich Classic from PGA Tour, World Golf Ranking


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Tournament Calendar

The National Scene

Key national and international championships, WGA, WWGA, USGA, plus tour stops in Illinois and vicinity June 8-11 2nd Rust-Oleum Championship (web.com Tour), Ivanhoe C, Ivanhoe≠≠ 9-11 Four Winds Invitational (Symetra Tour), Blackthorn GC, South Bend, Ind. 12-17 117th Women’s Western Amateur, River Forest CC, Elmhurst 15-18 117th United States Open, Erin Hills, Erin, Wis. 16-18 Decatur-Forsyth Classic (Symetra Tour), Hickory Point GC, Decatur 19-22 100th Western Junior, Park Ridge CC, Park Ridge 22-25 2nd Lincoln Land Charity Championship (web.com Tour), Panther Creek CC, Springfield 23-25 2nd American Family Insurance Championship (Champions Tour), University Ridge GC, Madison, Wis. 29-7/ 2 U.S. Senior Open, Salem CC, Peabody, Mass. 29-7/ 2 63rd Women’s PGA Championship, Olympia Fields CC / North, Olympia Fields July 7- 9 Inaugural Donald Ross Centennial Classic, French Lick Resort / Ross, French Lick, Ind. 9-12 Inaugural Senior LPGA Championship, French Lick Resort / Dye, French Lick, Ind. 10-14 91st Women’s Western Junior, Dubuque G&CC, Dubuque, Iowa 13-16 47th John Deere Classic, TPC Deere Run, Silvis 13-16 72nd U.S. Women’s Open, Trump National GC, Bedminster, N.J. 13-16 Senior Players Championship, Caves Valley GC, Baltimore, Md. 17-22 U.S. Junior Amateur, Flint Hills National GC, Andover, Kan. 20-23 146th Open Championship, Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Eng. 24-29 U.S. Girls Junior Amateur, Boone Valley GC, Augusta, Mo. 27-30 British Senior Open, Royal Porthcawl, Bridgend, Wales 31-8/ 5 115th Western Amateur, Skokie CC, Glencoe August 3- 6 42nd Women’s British Open, Kingsbarn GL, Fife, Scotland 7-13 117th U.S. Women’s Amateur, San Diego CC, Chula Vista, Calif. 10-13 99th PGA Championship, Quail Hollow C, Charlotte, N.C. 14-20 117th U.S. Amateur, Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Calif. 26-31 U.S. Senior Amateur, Minikahda C, Minneapolis, Minn. September 9-10 Walker Cup, Los Angeles CC / North, Los Angeles, Calif. 9-14 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur, Waverley CC, Portland, Ore. 14-17 114th BMW Championship (Western Open), Conway Farms GC, Lake Forest 14-17 24th Evian Championship, Evian Resort GC, Evian les Bains, France 21-24 31st Tour Championship, East Lake GC, Atlanta, Ga. 26-28 USGA Women’s State Team, Santa Fe, N.M.

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USGA Qualifying

www.usga.org; generally conducted locally by CDGA June U.S. Senior Open Qualifying, Aurora CC, Aurora U.S. Women’s Open Qualifying, Prestwick CC, Frankfort U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifying, Fox Bend GC, Oswego U.S. Women’s Amateur Qualifying, Bridges of Poplar Creek, Hoffman Estates July U.S. Amateur Qualifying, Midlane GC, Wadsworth U.S. Amateur Qualifying, Village Links of Glen Ellyn U.S. Amateur Qualifying, Weibring GC at Illinois State, Normal U.S. Senior Amateur Qualifying, Wilmette GC, Wilmette August U.S. Mid-Amateur Qualifying, White Deer Run, Vernon Hills U.S. Mid-Amateur Qualifying, Mt. Hawley CC, Peoria September 2018 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Qualifying, Bolingbrook GC, Bolingbrook U.S. Mid-Amateur Qualifying, Heritage Bluffs, Channahon October 2018 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball, Glenview Park GC, Glenview 2018 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, Twin Orchard CC, Long Grove

Illinois PGA

www.ipga.com • Key tournaments June Rust-Oleum Qualifier, Stonewall Orchard, Grayslake; White Deer Run, Vernon Hills 58th Radix Cup Match, Oak Park CC, River Grove Stroke Play 3, Onwentsia C, Lake Forest July Senior Masters Championship, Onwentsia C, Lake Forest Thompson Cup Match, Olympia Fields CC (South), Olympia Fields Illinois PGA Senior Championship, Merit C, Libertyville August 68th Illinois Open, Glen Club, Glenview; 2nd site TBA 99th* Illinois PGA Championship, Medinah CC (No.1), Medinah (*-including three Middle States PGA Championships) September Birdies for Charity, River Forest CC, Elmhurst Pro-Women’s Club Championship, site TBA Assistant Championship, Mistwood GC, Romeoville Fall Pro-Pro, Bull Valley GC, Woodstock

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Illinois Senior Open, McHenry CC, McHenry Pro-President, Evanston GC, Skokie October Illinois PGA Players Championship, Eagle Ridge (North), Galena Pro-Club Championship, Glen Club, Glenview Salesman-Pro Invitational, Ivanhoe C, Ivanhoe Senior Players Champonship, Old Elm C, Highland Park

Chicago District GA

www.cdga.org June 56th Radix Cup Match, Oak Park CC, River Grove CDGA Net Better Ball of Pairs 2, Royal Fox GC, St. Charles 98th CDGA Amateur, Briar Ridge CC, Schererville, Ind. July 87th Illinois Amateur, Calumet CC, Homewood CDGA Net Better Ball of Pairs 3, Kenosha CC, Kenosha August 2nd CDGA Amateur Four-Ball, Wynstone GC, North Barrington 25th Illinois Mid-Amateur, Exmoor CC, Highland Park CDGA Net Better Ball of Pairs 4, Naperville CC, Naperville September 5th CDGA Super Senior Championship, Idlewild CC, Flossmoor 31st Illinois Senior Amateur, Senica’s Oak Ridge GC, LaSalle CDGA Individual Net, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont CDGA Net Better Ball of Pairs, Stonebridge CC, Aurora 46th CDGA Mixed Championship, Aurora CC, Aurora October 2nd CDGA Senior Amateur Four-Ball, Itasca CC, Otasca

Chicago Women’s District GA

www.cwdga.org June One-Day Stroke Play, Ridgemoor CC, Chicago July Better Ball of Pairs, Indian Hill C, Winnnetka August 86th CWDGA Championship, St. Charles CC, St. Charles Senior Better Ball of Pairs, Oak Park CC, River Grove September Tournament of Team Champions, Ruth Lake CC, Hinsdale

Illinois Women’s GA

http://iwga.org June 84th Illinois Women’s Amateur, Pine Meadow GC, Mundelein August 38th Illinois Junior Girls Amateur, U. of Illinois / Orange, Savoy September 48th Illinois Senior Women’s Amateur, Rockford CC, Rockford


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June 52nd Joliet Amateur, Wedgewood GC, Plainfield Central Illinois Amateur, Lincoln Greens GC, Springfield 69th Pine Hills Invitational, Pine Hills GC, Ottawa Metropolitan East Side Amateur, Spencer T. Olin GC, Alton Cook County Amateur, Columbus Park GC, Chicago McHenry County Amateur, McHenry CC, McHenry Blackberry Amateur, Blackberry Oaks GC, Bristol July 35th Zigfield Troy Open, Zigfield Troy Par-3 C, Woodridge 62nd North Shore Amateur, Highland Park CC Southern Illinois GA Championship, TBA Chicago Amateur, Jackson Park GC, Chicago Lake County Amateur, Lake Bluff GC, Lake Bluff Springfield City Amateur, Panther Creek CC, Springfield August Peoria City Men’s Match Play, Newman GC, Peoria Midwest Amateur, Marovitz (Waveland) GC, Chicago September Merit Amateur, Merit C, Libertyville Chicago International Amateur, Robert A. Black GC, Chicago Pontiac Elks Invitational, Pontiac Elks GC, Pontiac

NIMAGA

www.nimaga.org • Key tournaments June Summer Classic, Blackberry Oaks GC, Bristol Summer Classic, Coyote Run GC, Flossmoor July NIMAGA Club Championship, Hughes Creek GC (high), Elburn; Red Tail GC (low), Lakewood August August Classic / North, Bridges of Poplar Creek, Hoffman Estates August Classic / South, Heritage Bluffs GC, Channahon NIMAGA Players Championship, Bartlett Hills GC, Bartlett September NIMAGA vs. Milwaukee, Evergreen GC, Elkhorn, Wis.

Weekly Challenge Golf Tour 3 10 6 15 29 5 10 31

www.wcgt.com • Key tournaments June Glenwoodie GC, Glenwood Stonewall Orchard GC, Lakemoor July Village Links of Glen Ellyn, Glen Ellyn Heritage Bluffs GC, Channahon Bolingbrook GC, Bolingbrook August Cog Hill G&CC / Dubsdread, Palos Park Glen Flora CC, Waukegan Ruffled Feathers GC, Lemont

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September Balmoral Woods GC, Crete October Tournament of Champions, Bull Valley GC, Woodstock

I-80 Amateur

Mid-America Junior Golf Tour

www.ijga.org/majgt • Illinois tournaments June Second City Classic, Ravisloe CC, Homewood Championship at Harborside, Harborside International, Chicago Invitational, Highlands of Elgin GC, Elgin Girls Championship, Flossmoor CC, Flossmoor July Illinois State Classic, Weibring GC at ISU, Normal Prairie Landing Classic, Prairie Landing GC, West Chicago August MAJGT Championship, The Den at Fox Creek, Bloomington October Autumn Open, Thunderhawk, Beach Park Fall Shootout, Bull Valley GC, Woodstock

Illinois Junior GA

www.ijga.org • Key tournaments June 48th Illinois Junior Amateur, Makray Memorial, Barrington July IJGA-CDGA Junior Amateur, Mill Creek GC, Geneva 37th Chick Evans Match Play, Itasca CC, Itasca August Player of the Year Tournament, Highlands of Elgin GC, Elgin

Notable Junior Tournaments

June Pepsi Little People’s Championships, Quincy Country Youth Classic, The Den at Fox Creek, Bloomington October IHSA Championships: A Girls, Red Tail Run GC, Decatur AA Girls, Hickory Point GC, Decatur 1A Boys, Prairie Vista GC, Bloomington 2A Boys, Weibring GC at Illinois State, Normal 3A Boys, The Den at Fox Creek, Bloomington

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The Sanctuary • May 20-21 Chadd Slutzky 72-66–138 Grant Milling 66-72–138 Playoff: Slutzky won playoff Evan Berna 72-70–142 Cully Johnston 72-72–144 James Vellane 71-73–144 Kevin Paek 67-77–144 Jason Buffone 73-72–145 Tony Albano 70-75–145 Zack Burry 77-69–146 Tommy Deschler 74-72–146 K.C. Matkaitis 72-74–146 Charlie Nikitas 71-75–146 Robert Renner 70-76–146 Tom Calbi 76-71–147 Scott Dunsire Jr. 72-75–147 Garrett Nielsen 73-75–148 Gabe Aprati 72-76–148 Paul Schlimm Jr. 72-76–148 Grant Gavin 72-76–148 Andy Roderique 72-77–149 Curt Trizzino 76-74–150 Billy Smith 73-77–150 Glenn Przybylski 72-78–150 John Wright 72-78–150 James Connors 78-73–151 Michael Fastert 77-74–151 John Leverton 74-77–151 Granahm O-Connor Brooks 73-78–151 Luke Armbrust 81-71–152 Paul Dagys 76-76–152 Marty Hynes 76-76–152 Ben Kilborn 75-77–152 Andrew Vitt 75-77–152 Anthony Bolden 75-77–152 Scott Atkins 75-77–152 Joshua Turgon 74-78–152 Cameron Pyle 71-81–152 Adam Rutan 75-78–153 Cody Sundberg 74-79–153 Russell Matos 72-81–153 Patrick Cesario 77-77–154 Ben Robertson 77-77–154 Jason Marrs 76-78–154 Ricky Costello 80-75–155 Cory Renchin 77-78–155 Kevin Gohacki 80-76–156 John Finnin 80-76–156 Brady Ruel (78-78); Ryan Lowery (77-79) 156

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The Directory

Greater Chicago

Cook County / North Anetsberger

9: 27 / 1,128 / unrated

1750 Techny Ct., Northbrook • (847) 291-2971 • www.sportsmansgolf.com Michael Wenzel

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––---–––––––– Arlington Lakes 18: 68 / 5,336 / 65.8 / 115

1211 S. New Wilke Rd., Arlington Heights • (847) 577-3030 • www.ahpd.org/programs/golf Tim Govern (GM)

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bartlett Hills 18: 71 / 6,463 / 71.7 / 130 800 W. Oneida, Bartlett • (630) 837-2741 • www.bartletthills.com

Phil Lenz

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Billy Caldwell 9: 35 / 3,108 / 69.6 / 115 6150 N. Caldwell Ave., Chicago • (773) 792-1930 • www.forestpreservegolf.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bridges of Poplar Creek 18: 70 / 6,500 / 71.2 / 136 1400 Poplar Creek Dr., Hoffman Estates • (847) 884-0219 • www.poplarcreekcc.com Brian Bechtold

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Canal Shores (Peter Jans) 18: 60 / 3,904 / 57.9 / 86 1031 Central St., Evanston • (847) 475-9173 • www.canalshores.org

Tony Frandria (Spt.)

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Chick Evans 18: 71 / 5,626 / 67.2 / 122 6145 Golf Rd., Morton Grove • (847) 965-5353 • www.forestpreservegolf.com

Grit Suyasri

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Edgebrook 18: 66 / 4,567 / 61.2 / 88

About the Directory

This is the most complete public course directory to be found in any golf publication in Illinois. Included are all public courses known to be open in Illinois, practice ranges in the nine-county Chicago area, plus selected courses elsewhere in Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan. Illinois listings outside Chicago area are by zone, with county also listed for reference. Course detail (yardage, rating, slope from back tees) supplied by courses and the CDGA. Head pro or GM listed if known. Please e-mail changes to illinoisgolfer@earthlink.net. Expanded listings are available; please e-mail or call (708) 638-1164. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Makray Memorial 18: 72 / 7,015 / 74.1 / 132 1010 S. Northwest Hwy., Barrington • (847) 381-6500 • www.makraygolf.com

Don Habjan

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Marovitz (Waveland) 9: 36 / 3,265 / 35.2 / 124

6100 N. Central Ave., Chicago • (773) 763-8320 • www.forestpreservegolf.com Jim Tourloukis (GM)

3600 N. Recreation Dr. (at Addison), Chicago • (312) 742-7930 • www.cpdgolf.com Mark McCord (GM)

333 Plum Grove Rd., Elk Grove Village • (847) 228-3544 • www.foxrungolflinks.com Thomas Klaas (GM)

600 S. See Gwun Ave. (at Shabonee), Mount Prospect • (847) 259-4200 • www.mppd.org/golf.php

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fox Run 18: 70 / 6,287 / 70.1 / 119 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Glen Club 18: 72 / 7,149 / 74.8 / 140

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Mount Prospect 18: 71 / 6,305 / 71.3 / 135 Brett Barcel

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Nickol Knoll 9: 27 / 1,163 / unrated

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Palatine Hills 18: 72 / 6,800 / 72.5 / 127

800 Shermer Rd., Glenview • (847) 724-0250 • www.golfglenview.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Rob Roy 9: 36 / 3,022 / 37.8 / 119

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Grayslake 9: 27 / 1,137 / unrated 2150 Drury Ln., Grayslake • (847) 548-4713 • www.glpd.com

Mike Perez (GM)

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Highland Woods 18: 72 / 6,934 / 72.5 / 124 2775 Ela Rd., Hoffman Estates • (847) 359-5850 • www.forestpreservegolf.com

Joe Bidro (GM)

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hilldale 18: 71 / 6,432 / 71.6 / 135 1625 Ardwick Dr., Hoffman Estates • (847) 310-1100 • www.hilldalegolf.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Indian Boundary 18: 72 / 6,068 / 69.0 / 116 8600 W. Forest Preserve Ave., Chicago • (773) 625-9630 • www.forestpreservegolf.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lake Park 9: 27 / 1,515 / unrated 1015 Howard St., Des Plaines • (847) 391-5730 • www.dpparks.org

1150 N. Walnut Ln., Schaumburg • (847) 490-7878 • www.walnutgreensgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Weber Park 9: 27 / 1,095 / 35.5 / 113 9300 Weber Park Pl., Skokie • (847) 674-1400 x3600 • www.skokieparkdistrict.org

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Willow Hill 9: 35 / 2,895 / 34.2 / 118

1350 Willow Rd., Northbrook • (847) 480-7888 • www.willowhillgolfcourse.com Adam Kwiatkoski

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Wilmette 18: 70 / 6,400 / 70.9 / 130 3900 Fairway Dr., Wilmette • (847) 256-9777 • www.golfwilmette.com

Jamie Locke

1300 Oak St., Winnetka • (847) 501-2050 • www.winpark.org/golf-club

Cortney Miller

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Winnetka 18: 71 / 6,517 / 72.6 / 130 9: 27 / 1,194 / unrated –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Cook County / South Cog Hill

No. 1 / Blue 18: 70 / 6,282 / 69.7 / 118 No. 2 / Ravines 18: 72 / 6,639 / 71.8 / 124 No. 3 / Red 18: 72 / 6,402 / 69.7 / 116 No. 4 / Dubsdread 18: 72 / 7,616 / 77.8 / 151

12294 Archer Ave., Palos Park • (630) 257-5872 • www.coghillgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Flagg Creek 9: 33 / 2,493 / 31.9 / 104

2800 W. Lake Ave., Glenview • (847) 657-1637 • www.golfglenview.com Kristen Kechik (GM)

353 River Rd., Des Plaines • (847) 803-4653 • www.dpparks.org/golfcenter

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Walnut Greens 9: 27 / 1,078 / unrated

512 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine • (847) 359-4020 • www.palatinehills.org

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Old Orchard 18: 70 / 6,119 / 70.1 / 130

Michael Stone

Rt. 20 & Naperville Rd., Bartlett • (630) 289-1000 • www.villaolivia.com/golfinfo

700 W. Rand Rd., Mount Prospect • (847) 255-2025 • www.oldorchardcc.com Doug Brezeau

Matt Radde

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Golf Center Des Plaines 9: 27 / 1,050 / 70.0 / 113

1200 E. Lake Dr., Palatine • (847) 934-6050 • saltcreek.multisportsystems.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Villa Olivia 18: 72 / 6,510 / 72.4 / 124

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Dunne National 18: 72 / 7,262 / 75.4 / 142

621 Westley Rd., Glencoe • (847) 835-0250 • www.glencoegolfclub.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Glenview Park 18: 70 / 6,109 / 68.9 / 123

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Twin Lakes 9: 29 / 1,460 / 35.0 / 113

Tim Govern (GM)

Alex Prior

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Glenview Prairie 9: 31 / 1,955 / 29.7 / 94

1000 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling • (847) 465-2300 • www.chevychasecountryclub.com Margie Arnold (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Coyote Run 18: 71 / 6,478 / 69.5 / 123 Practice 3: 9 / 373 / unrated

2901 W. Lake Ave., Glenview • (847) 724-7272 • www.theglenclub.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Glencoe 18: 72 / 6,527 / 71.6 / 130

Traditions at Chevy Chase 18: 72 / 6,610 / 71.9 / 128

3800 N. Kennecott Ave., Arlington Heights • (847) 590-6050 • www.ahpd.org/programs/golf/nickol

Dan Hotchkin

800 Kedzie Ave., Flossmoor • (708) 957-8700 • www.coyoterungolf.com

Brian Smith

16310 S. Central Ave., Oak Forest • (708) 429-6886 • www.forestpreservegolf.com 6939 S. Wolf Rd., Countryside • (708) 246-3336 • www.flaggcreekgolfcourse.com

Billy Rosinia

505 E. Camp McDonald Rd., Prospect Heights • (847) 253-4544 • www.robroygc.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fountain Hills 9: 36 / 3,233 / 35.1 / 112

2045 W. Pratt Blvd., Chicago • (312) 742-7931 • www.cpdgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fresh Meadow 18: 70 / 6,283 / 70.1 / 116

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Robert A. Black 9: 33 / 2,361 / 31.7 / 100 Jerry Losos

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Schaumburg Tournament / Baer 18: 71 / 6,644 / 71.7 / 130 Players 9: 35 / 3,189 / 34.7 / 124 401 N. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg • (847) 885-9000 • www.schaumburggolf.com Preston “Pepi” Irwin

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sportsman’s Classic 18: 70 / 6,278 / 70.4 / 126 East 9: 35 / 3,010 / 34.6 / 118

12601 S. Kedzie Ave., Alsip • (708) 388-4653 • www.fountainhillsgc.com Rich Gottardo (GM) 2144 S. Wolf Rd., Hillside • (708) 449-0000 • www.freshmeadowgc.com

Michael Huber

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Gleneagles Red / Lakes 18: 70 / 6,029 / 68.0 / 116 White / Woodland 18: 70 / 6,302 / 70.1 / 124

13070 McCarthy Rd., Palos Park • (630) 257-5466 • www.golfgleneagles.com Gregg Miller

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Glenwoodie 18: 72 / 6,902 / 71.6 / 125 19301 S. State St., Glenwood • (708) 758-1212 • www.glenwoodiegolf.com

Phil Robbins

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Tam O’Shanter 9: 33 / 2,457 / 63.2 / 110

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Harborside International Port 18: 72 / 7,164 / 74.8 / 136 Starboard 18: 72 / 7,166 / 74.7 / 135

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3535 Dundee Rd., Northbrook • (847) 291-2351 • www.sportsmansgolf.com 6700 W. Howard St., Niles • (847) 965-2344 • www.niles-parks.org

Greg Baron

Chris Urgo

11001 S. Doty Ave. East, Chicago • (312) 782-7837 • www.harborsideinternational.com Joel Voss


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9: 30 / 1,560 / unrated

8201 W. 95th St., Hickory Hills • (708) 598-5900 • www.hickoryhillsgolfclub.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Jackson Park 18: 70 / 5,444 / 65.7 / 109 6401 W. Richard Dr., Chicago • (773) 667-0524 • www.cdpgolf.com

Tyrone Banks (GM)

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Joe Louis The Champ 18: 72 / 6,742 / 71.4 / 124 13100 S. Halsted St., Riverdale • (708) 849-1731 • www.forestpreservegolf.com Bryan Carroll

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Marquette Park 9: 36 / 3,245 / 35.5 / 119 6700 S. Kedzie Ave., Chicago • (312) 747-2761 • www.cdpgolf.com Steve McDaniels (GM)

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Meadowlark 9: 36 / 3,404 / 35.9 / 114

235 Lions Dr., Barrington • (847) 381-0687 • www.barringtonparkdistrict.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bittersweet 18: 72 / 6,754 / 72.8 / 130 Sean Joyce

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Stonewall Orchard 18: 72 / 7,124 / 74.7 / 148

2800 N. Lewis Ave., Waukegan • (847) 360-4730 • www.waukegangolf.org

Tony Tinetti

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sunset Valley 18: 72 / 6,484 / 71.8 / 131

33600 N. Hwy. 45, Grayslake • (847) 968-3444 • www.lcfpd.org/brae_loch

Bill Ebdon

875 Almond Rd., Gurnee • (847) 855-9031 • www.bittersweetgolf.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bonnie Brook 18: 72 / 6,701 / 72.3 / 128 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Brae Loch 18: 70 / 5,876 / 67.5 / 114 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Buffalo Grove 18: 72 / 6,693 / 72.1 / 127 48 Raupp Blvd., Buffalo Grove • (847) 459-5520 • www.buffalogrovegolf.com

Joe Bridges

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Meadows of Blue Island 18: 71 / 6,581 / 71.3 / 121

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Countryside Traditional 18: 72 / 6,397 / 70.3 / 118 Prairie 18: 72 / 6,757 / 71.4 / 121

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Oak Hills 9: 34 / 2,520 / 33.0 / 109

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Crane’s Landing Marriott 18: 70 / 6,290 / 71.1 / 130

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Odyssey 18: 72 / 7,095 / 73.1 / 131

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Deerfield 18: 72 / 6,816 / 72.4 / 131

11599 W. 31st St., Oak Brook • (708) 562-2977 • www.forestpreservegolf.com 2802 W. 123rd St., Blue Island • (708) 385-1994 • www.meadowsgc.com

Jerry Vidovic

13200 S. 76th Ave., Palos Heights • (708) 448-5544 • www.oakhills.com

Allan Parkes

19110 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park • (708) 429-7400 • www.odysseycountryclub.com Ed Staffan

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Palos Southmoor 9: 35 / 3,154 / 70.4 / 128 13100 Southwest Hwy., Orland Park • (708) 448-6550 • www.paloscountryclub.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Palos Hills 9: 35 / 2,838 / 67.4 / 119

200 N. La Vista Dr., Mundelein • (847) 949-8900 • www.mundeleinparks.org/steeplechase.html Bill Brolley

20800 W. Hawley St., Mundelein • (847) 968-3466 • www.lcfpd.org/countryside

25675 W. Hwy. 60, Grayslake • (847) 740-4890 • www.stonewallorchard.com

Jeff Pajula

1390 Sunset Rd., Highland Park • (847) 432-7140 • www.sunsetvalleygolfcourse.org Rob Saunders (GM)

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– ThunderHawk 18: 72 / 7,031 / 73.8 / 136 39700 N. Lewis Ave., Beach Park • (847) 872-4295 • www.lcfpd.org

Bill Ebdon

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Vernon Hills 9: 34 / 2,836 / 34.2 / 120 291 Evergreen Dr., Vernon Hills • (847) 680-9310 • www.vernonhillsgolf.com O.B. Sanders (GM)

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Village Green 18: 70 / 6,018 / 68.6 / 117 2501 N. Midlothian, Mundelein • (847) 566-7373 • www.villagegreencc.com Tim Miles Jr. (GM)

Tim Pagel

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– White Deer Run 18: 72 / 7,101 / 74.5 / 142

Jason Minnina

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Willow Glen 18: 71 / 6,637 / 72.1 / 125

500 W. Deerpath Rd., Lake Forest • (847) 615-4290 • www.deerpathgolf.com Rick Walrath (GM)

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10 Marriott Dr., Lincolnshire • (847) 634-5935 • www.craneslandinggolf.com 1201 Saunders Dr., Riverwoods • (847) 945-8333 • www.deerfieldgolf.org

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Deerpath 18: 70 / 6,255 / 70.6 / 130 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Foss Park 18: 72 / 6,839 / 71.9 / 113 3124 Argonne Dr., North Chicago • (847) 689-7490 • www.fossparkgolf.org

250 W. Gregg’s Pkwy., Vernon Hills • (847) 680-6100 • www.whitedeergolf.com Bob Malpede

2821 Great Lakes Dr., Great Lakes • (847) 688-4593 • www.mwrgl.com/recreation/golf/golf.htm Dan Kraft (GM)

DuPage County

Gabe Monroe

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fox Lake 18: 72 / 6,359 / 71.3 / 126

Apple Orchard

18231 S. Park Ave., Homewood • (708) 798-5600 • www.ravisloecountryclub.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Greenshire 9: 27 / 1,265 / unrated

1 Park Ave., Calumet City • (708) 868-4090 • www.forestpreservegolf.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Heather Ridge 9: 35 / 3,007 / 35.1 / 117

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Arrowhead South-East 18: 72 / 6,738 / 72.5 / 132 combinations vary West 9: 36 / 3,295 / 35.9 / 130

7301 W. 105th St., Palos Hills • (708) 599-0202 • www.paloshillsweb.org/golf Gwen Leddy (GM)

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Ravisloe 18: 70 / 6,321 / 70.8 / 127 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– River Oaks 18: 72 / 5,952 / 69.3 / 119 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Ruffled Feathers 18: 72 / 6,898 / 73.7 / 140 1 Pete Dye Dr., Lemont • (630) 257-1000 • www.ruffledfeathersgc.com

Gordon Acton

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Silver Lake North 18: 72 / 6,826 / 72.6 / 124 South 18: 70 / 6,337 / 70.2 / 124 Rolling Hills 9: 29 / 1,587 / 27.1 / unsloped 14700 S. 82nd Ave., Orland Park • (708) 349-6940 • www.silverlakecc.com Gregg Tengerstrom

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– South Shore 9: 33 / 2,713 / 32.9 / 112 7059 S. South Shore Dr., Chicago • (312) 955-1892 • www.cpdgolf.com Adrienne Carney (GM)

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Stony Creek 18: 65 / 5,004 / 62.5 / 103 5850 W. 103rd St., Oak Lawn • (708) 857-2433 • www.golfstonycreek.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Water’s Edge 18: 72 / 6,904 / 72.9 / 131 7205 W. 115th St., Worth • (708) 671-1032 • www.watersedgegolf.com Jim Torloukis (GM)

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– White Mountain 9: 29 / 1,741 / 27.1 / unsloped 9901 W. 179th St., Orland Park • (708) 478-4653 • www.whitemountaingolfpark.com Mike Camerano

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Lake County / Illinois Antioch

18: 71 / 6,183 / 70.2 / 130

7220 State Park Rd., Fox Lake • (847) 587-6411 • www.foxlakecc.net

Vince Juarez (GM)

38727 N. Lewis Ave., Beach Park • (847) 360-4777 • www.waukegangolf.org

5900 HeatherRidge Dr., Gurnee • (847) 367-6010 • www.heatherridgegolf.com

Dirk Skelley

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hickory Knoll 9: 30 / 1,780 / 35.5 / 113 24745 W. Monaville Rd., Lake Villa • (847) 356-8640 • www.golfhickoryknoll.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Highland Park 18: 71 / 6,618 / 71.5 / 132 1201 Park Ave. West, Highland Park • (847) 433-9015 • www.highlandparkcc.com Rick Sargent

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lake Bluff 18: 72 / 6,589 / 71.3 / 124 355 W. Washington St., Lake Bluff • (847) 234-6771 • www.lakebluffgolfclub.com

Ed Heiser

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lakemoor 18: 72 / 6,334 / 70.5 / 124

181 Glen Ellyn Rd., Bloomingdale • (630) 529-6232 • www.bloomingdalegc.com Dave Shallcross

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Cantigny Woodside 9: 36 / 3,587 / 37.6 / 143 18-hole Lakeside 9: 36 / 3,437 / 36.6 / 136 combinations vary Hillside 9: 36 / 3,394 / 36.2 / 135 Youth Short 9: 27* / 954 / unrated 27W270 Mack Rd., Wheaton • (630) 668-8463 • www.cantignygolf.com

Patrick Lynch

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Carriage Greens 18: 70 / 6,395 / 71.4 / 126

870 Country Club Dr., Libertyville • (847) 362-5733 • www.libertyville.com Connie Kowal (GM)

1601 Fairway Dr., Naperville • (630) 420-1060 • website inactive

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Libertyville 9: 27 / 1,205 / 35.0 / 113 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Midlane 18: 71 / 6,681 / 73.1 / 131 4555 W. Yorkhouse Rd., Wadsworth • (847) 623-4653 • www.midlaneresort.com Michael Chappell

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Pine Meadow 18: 72 / 7,297 / 74.8 / 138 1 Pine Meadow Ln., Mundelein • (847) 566-4653 • www.pinemeadowgc.com Dennis Johnsen

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Renwood 18: 72 / 6,062 / 69.0 / 124 701 E. Shorewood Rd., Round Lake Beach • (847) 231-4711 • www.renwoodgolf.com Brad Rouse

401 Half Day Rd., Buffalo Grove • (847) 913-1112 • www.arboretumgolf.com Carmen Molinaro

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Shiloh 9: 35 / 2,900 / 67.2 / 118

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–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bloomingdale 18: 71 / 6,251 / 70.2 / 123

8700 Carriage Greens Dr., Darien • (630) 985-3400 • www.carriagegreens.com James Sims (GM)

Vince Juarez

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Arboretum 18: 72 / 6,447 / 71.6 / 137

26W151 Butterfield Rd., Wheaton • (630) 653-5800 • www.arrowheadgolfclub.org Bruce Stoller (GM)

29000 W. Sullivan Lake Rd., Lakemoor • (815) 759-0011 • no website

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Shepherd’s Crook 18: 71 / 6,769 / 72.1 / 128

40150 N. Rt. 59, Antioch • (847) 395-3004 • www.antiochgolfclub.com

9: 27 / 1,275 / unrated

692 W. Stearns Rd., Bartlett • (630) 540-4807 • www.bartlettparks.org/Golf/general Tony Nuzzo

351 N. Greenbay Rd., Zion • (847) 872-2080 • www.shepherdscrook.org

Larry Myers (GM)

23rd St. and Bethesda Rd., Zion • (847) 746-5500, x420 • www.shilohparkgolf.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Country Lakes 18: 73 / 6,656 / 71.9 / 121 Mike Jablecki

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Eaglewood Resort 18: 72 / 6,017 / 68.2 / 120 1401 Nordic Rd., Itasca • (630) 773-1400 • www.eaglewoodresort.com

Andy Carr

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Downers Grove 9: 36 / 3,233 / 72.6 / 131 2420 Haddow Dr., Downers Grove • (630) 963-1306 • www.dgparks.org

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Glendale Lakes 18: 71 / 6,190 / 69.8 / 125 1550 President St., Glendale Heights • (630) 260-0018 • www.glendalelakes.com Jennifer Ferrell

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Green Meadows 9: 30 / 1,888 / unrated 18W201 W. 63rd St., Westmont • (630) 810-5330 • www.dupagegolf.com

Dean Westrom

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Klein Creek 18: 72 / 6,701 / 72.6 / 137 1N333 Pleasant Hill Rd., Winfield • (630) 690-0101 • www.kleincreek.com

Matte Allman

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Will County

900 W. Lake St., Addison • (630) 458-2660 • www.addisonparks.org/links_and_tees

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Maple Meadows 18: 70 / 6,438 / 71.0 / 126 East 9: 34 / 2,815 / 33.7 / 121

Balmoral Woods

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Oak Brook 18: 72 / 6,541 / 71.1 / 126

17211 W. 135th St., Lockport • (815) 838-1057 • www.bigrungolf.com

272 S. Addison Rd., Wood Dale • (630) 616-8424 • www.dupage.golf

Chris Malek (GM)

2606 York Rd., Oak Brook • (630) 990-3032 • www.oak-brook.org

Trey Van Dyke

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Pheasant Run Resort 18: 72 / 6,424 / 70.6 / 122 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles • (630) 584-4914 • www.pheasantrun.com

Robert Jan

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Prairie Landing 18: 72 / 6,950 / 73.8 / 139 2325 Longest Dr., West Chicago • (630) 208-7600 • www.prairielanding.com

Brian King

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Preserve at Oak Meadows 18: 71 / 6,718 / 71.9 / 127

24032 Royal Worlington Dr., Naperville • (630) 904-4000 • www.tamarackgc.com Brett Hafstad (GM)

18: 72 / 6,625 / 72.4 / 131

26732 S. Balmoral Woods Dr., Crete • (708) 672-7448 • www.balmoralwoods.com Bill Abrams

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Big Run 18: 72 / 7,028 / 74.4 / 138

Bill Roper

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bolingbrook 18: 72 / 7,104 / 73.8 / 135 2001 Rodeo Dr., Bolingbrook • (630) 771-9400 • www.bolingbrookgolfclub.com

Eric Aldrich

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Boughton Ridge 9: 32 / 2,205 / 30.1 / 105

3 N. 441 Rt. 59, West Chicago • (630) 231-3100 • www.standrewsgc.com

Dave Erickson

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Salt Creek 18: 63 / 3,946 / unrated

701 W. Thorndale Ave., Wood Dale • (630) 773-0184 • www.saltcreekgolfclub.com Tony Perry

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Seven Bridges 18: 72 / 7,111 / 74.6 / 144

1 Mulligan Dr., Woodridge • (630) 964-7777 • www.sevenbridgesgolfclub.com Ben Nachtwey

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Springbrook 18: 72 / 6,896 / 73.0 / 130

2220 W. 83rd St., Naperville • (630) 848-5060 • www.springbrookgolfcourse.org Mike Lzyun

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Streamwood Oaks 9: 36 / 3,404 / 72.9 / 125 565 Madison Dr., Streamwood • (630) 483-1881 • www.streamwood.org

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sugar Creek 9: 32 / 2,344 / 62.0 / 106

500 E. Van Buren, Villa Park • (630) 834-3325 • www.sugarcreekgolfcourse.org Cory Ferrell

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Twin Lakes 9: 28 / 1,381 / unrated 400 W. 59th St., Westmont • (630) 852-7167 • www.wpd4fun.com

Ashley Medley (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Village Greens of Woodridge 18: 72 / 6,638 / 71.2 / 121

1575 W. 75th St., Woodridge • (630) 985-3610 • www.villagegreensgolf.com Brandon Evans

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Village Links of Glen Ellyn 18: 72 / 7,208 / 74.9 / 138 9: 36 / 3,303 / 35.7 / 129 485 Winchell Way, Glen Ellyn • (630) 469-8180 • www.villagelinksgolf.com

2400 W. Butterfield Rd., Lombard • (630) 469-6768 • www.westernacres.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Deer Creek 18: 72 / 6,905 / 73.2 / 129 25055 S. Western Ave., University Park • (708) 672-6667 • www.deercreekgolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Golf Vista Estates 9: 29 / 1,505 / unrated 4951 Augusta Blvd., Monee • (708) 534-8204 • www.golfvistagolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Green Garden Blue 18: 72 / 6,670 / 71.7 / 120 Gold 18: 72 / 6,713 / 71.8 / 126 Emerald 9: / 3,181 / 70.8 / 122 9511 W. Manhattan-Monee Rd., Frankfort • (815) 469-3350 • www.greengardencc.com

3500 Midwest Rd., Westmont • (630) 850-5515 • www.oakbrookhillsresortchicago.com/golf/golf.htm

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Zigfield Troy 9: 27 / 1,089 / unrated

1535 75th St., Woodridge • (630) 985-4653 • www.zigfieldtroygolf.com Tim Troy, Dennis Troy

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621 N. Gougar Rd., Joliet • (815) 741-7272 • www.jolietwoodruffgc.com Kirk Blakney (GM)

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McHenry County Blackstone

18: 72 / 6,734 / 72.8 / 139

9700 St. Andrews Dr., Marengo • (815) 923-1800 • www.blackstonegc.com Susan Concialdi (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Boone Creek Prairie/Creekside 18: 71 / 6,435 / 70.4 / 122 Valley 9: 35 / 2,883 / 33.9 / 115

6912 Mason Hill Rd., Bull Valley • (815) 455-6900 • www.boonecreekgolfclub.com Tyler Wollberg

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Cary 18: 72 / 6,135 / 69.0 / 119 2400 Grove Ln., Cary • (847) 639-3161 • www.carycountryclub.com

Bob Keith

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Chalet Hills 18: 73 / 6,877 / 73.6 / 137

943 Rawson Bridge Rd., Cary • (847) 639-0666 • www.chalethillsgolfclub.com Brian Smith

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Chapel Hill 18: 70 / 6,133 / 70.1 / 122

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Inwood 18: 71 / 6,196 / 70.1 / 131

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Craig Woods 9: 34 / 2,290 / 70.0 / 113

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lincoln Oaks 18: 71 / 6,186 / 69.0 / 120

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Crystal Woods 18: 72 / 6,427 / 70.6 / 128

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Links at Carillon Blue / Red 18: 71 / 6,844 / 70.9 / 124 White 9: 36 / 3,438 / 36.0 / 61

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Foxford Hills 18: 72 / 7,047 / 74.2 / 142

24355 W. Bluff Rd., Channahon • (815) 467-7888 • www.heritagebluffs.com

Brian Smith

3200 W. Jefferson St., Joliet • (815) 741-7265 • www.jolietinwoodgc.com

Brian Legan

395 E. Richton Rd., Crete • (708) 672-9401 • www.lincolnoaksgolfcourse.com Bob Seymour (GM)

21200 S. Carillon Dr., Plainfield • (815) 886-2132 • www.carillongolf.com

Jeff Yackley

Don Voth

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Willow Crest 18: 70 / 6,474 / 71.1 / 132

12600 W. 187th St., Mokena • (815) 485-2119 • www.willowrungolf.net Rich Wisslead (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Heritage Bluffs 18: 72 / 7,171 / 74.1 / 138

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Mistwood 18: 72 / 6,773 / 72.4 / 137

500 W. Jefferson St., Bensenville • (630) 766-0304 • www.whitepinesgolf.com Mike Huber (GM)

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24801 Lakepoint Dr., Wilmington • (815) 476-4000 • www.cinderridge.com Sue Krueger (GM)

Noel Allen

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– White Pines East 18: 70 / 6,371 / 71.1 / 127 West 18: 72 / 6,624 / 71.5 / 127

5001 Caton Farm Rd., Joliet • (815) 741-7270 • www.jolietwedgewoodgc.com Jason Shook

16325 W. Broken Arrow Dr., Lockport • (815) 836-8858 • www.golfbrokenarrow.com Michael Chen (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Longwood 18: 70 / 6,404 / 70.7 / 130

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Western Acres 9: 35 / 3,052 / 69.2 / 111

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Wedgewood 18: 72 / 6,836 / 72.5 / 128

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Woodruff 18: 68 / 5,424 / 66.1 / 114

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Cinder Ridge 18: 72 / 6,968 / 73.1 / 139

Debbie Culbertson

23520 Crawford Ave., University Park • (708) 747-0306 • www.universitygolfclub.com Bob Geppert

35494 Essex Rd. south of Smiley Rd., Wilmington • (815) 458-2965 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Braidwood Fairways 9: 36 / 2,914 / unrated

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– St. Andrews St. Andrews 18: 71 / 6,920 / 71.8 / 124 Joe Jemsek 18: 72 / 6,770 / 72.0 / 120

5900 S. Rt. 53, Lisle • (630) 968-1920 • www.riverbendgolfclub.org

Jason Poblocki

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– University Park 18: 71 / 6,701 / 71.4 / 123

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Willow Run 9: 35 / 2,930 / 33.9 / 113

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Broken Arrow East / North 18: 72 / 7,034 / 74.5 / 130 South 9: 36 / 3,469 / 37.0 / 140

Ed Stevenson

27641 Stony Island Ave., Crete • (708) 946-2259 • website inactive

335 E. Boughton Dr., Bolingbrook • (630) 739-4100 • www.bolingbrookparks.org

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– River Bend 9: 36 / 3,300 / 70.8 / 126

900 N. Wood Dale Rd., Addison • (630) 595-0071 • www.dupagegolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Tuckaway 18: 72 / 6,192 / 69.7 / 117

3503 E. Steger Rd., Crete • (708) 758-1811 • longwoodcc.com

Joe Tintari (GM)

1700 W. Renwick Rd., Romeoville • (815) 254-3333 • www.mistwoodgolf.net Andy Mickelson

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Naperbrook 18: 72 / 6,677 / 72.0 / 127

22204 W. 111th St., Plainfield • (630) 378-4215 • www.naperbrookgolfcourse.org Tim Dunn

2500 N. Chapel Hill Rd., McHenry • (815) 385-3337 • www.chapelhillgolf.com Larry Piet (GM) 5815 S. Rt. 47, Woodstock • (815) 338-9781 • www.crystalwoodsgc.com

5919 S. Rt. 47, Woodstock • (815) 338-3111 • www.crystalwoodsgc.com

John Craig

6800 S. Rawson Bridge Rd., Cary • (847) 639-0400 • www.foxfordhillsgolfclub.com Rob Sankey

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Golf Club of Illinois 18: 71 / 7,011 / 74.4 / 137

1575 Edgewood Rd., Algonquin • (847) 658-4400 • www.golfclubofil.com Robert Lemke (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hunter 18: 72 / 6,381 / 69.2 / 115 5419 Kenosha St., Richmond • (847) 678-7940 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Marengo Ridge 18: 72 / 6,654 / 72.5 / 129

9106 Harmony Hill Rd., Marengo • (815) 923-2332 • www.marengoridgegolfclub.com Bob Witek (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Old Oak 18: 71 / 6,609 / 71.1 / 128

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Oak Grove 18: 71 / 7,021 / 75.0 / 142

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Prairie Bluff 18: 72 / 7,007 / 73.2 / 125

16914 Oak Grove Rd., Harvard • (815) 648-2550 • www.oakgrovegolfcourse.com Tim Miles Jr. (GM)

14200 S. Parker Rd., Homer Glen • (708) 301-3344 • www.oldoakcc.com

Dan Shields

19433 Renwick Rd., Lockport • (815) 836-4653 • www.prairiebluffgc.com

Steve Lunde

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Old Top Farm 9: 37 / 2,881 / 30.0 / 113

485 N. Marley Rd., New Lenox • (815) 462-4653 • www.golfsanctuary.com

Bob Schulz

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Pinecrest 18: 72 / 6,604 / 71.5 / 123

7861 W. St. Francis Rd., Frankfort • (815) 469-1600 • www.fspd.org

Brian Zipse

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sanctuary 18: 72 / 6,917 / 72.5 / 131

2120 Crystal Lake Rd., Crystal Lake • (815) 479-9361 • no website

Scott Kerbs

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Square Links 9: 30 / 1,749 / unrated

11220 Algonquin Rd., Huntley • (847) 669-3111 • www.huntleyparks.org/parks-facilities/golf/ Mike Yackle

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Kendall County

Jason Whitt (GM)

11200 Whitcomb St., Crown Point • (219) 663-3349 • www.hegangolf.com Dave Steuer (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– RedTail 18: 72 / 6,803 / 72.8 / 130

Blackberry Oaks

18: 72 / 6,404 / 71.3 / 134

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Palmira 18: 72 / 6,921 / 72.7 / 122

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Waters Edge 18: 33 / 1,700 / unrated

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Cedardell 9: 35 / 3,029 / 69.4 / 127

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Pheasant Valley 18: 72 / 6,869 / 72.3 / 126

7900 Redtail Dr., Lakewood • (815) 477-0055 • www.redtailgolf.com 4005 N. Rt. 23, Marengo • (815) 568-5983 • no website

Chris Neuhart

Mark Horan

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Whisper Creek 18: 72 / 7,103 / 73.7 / 133

12840 Del Webb Blvd., Huntley • (847) 515-7680 • www.whispercreekgolf.com Christopher Strand

2245 Kennedy Rd., Bristol • (630) 553-7170 • www.blackberryoaks.com

14264 S. Hale St., Plano • (630) 552-3242 • www.cedardellgolfclub.com

Terry Donahue

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fox Bend 18: 72 / 6,890 / 73.1 / 130

3516 U.S. Hwy 34, Oswego • (630) 554-3939 • www.foxbendgolfcourse.com Brad Doyle (GM)

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––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Whitetail Ridge 18: 71 / 6,524 / 71.0 / 128

Kane County

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Bliss Creek

7671 Clubhouse Dr., Yorkville • (630) 882-8988 • www.whitetailridge.us Patrick MacDonald

Kankakee County

18: 69 / 5,592 / 67.0 / 115

1 Golfview Rd., Sugar Grove • (630) 466-4177 • www.blisscreekgolf.com Gordon Pike (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bonnie Dundee 18: 69 / 6,015 / 68.1 / 112 270 Kennedy Dr., Carpentersville • (847) 426-5511 • www.bonniedundeegc.com

Jim Opp

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bowes Creek 18: 71 / 6,917 / 73.2 / 142 1250 Bowes Creek Blvd., Elgin • (847) 214-5880 • www.bowescreekcc.com

Mike Lehman

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Deer Valley 9: 29 / 1,358 / unrated

Aspen Ridge

18: 70 / 6,191 / 69.6 / 119

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Cardinal Creek Center / South 18: 72 / 6,423 / 70.0 / 122 North 9: 36 / 3,274 / 35.1 / 122 615 S. Dixie Hwy., Beecher • (708) 946-2800 • www.cardinalcreekgolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– High Point 9: 27 / 3,263 / 70.8 / 116

2500 N. River Rd., North Aurora • (630) 879-1030 • www.aurora-il.org/operations Jeff Schmidt

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Kankakee Elks 18: 71 / 6,430 / 71.1 / 120

875 Sports Way, Elgin • (847) 931-5950 • www.highlandsofelgin.com

Jim Vogt

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Manteno 18: 72 / 6,462 / 70.8 / 120

Sam Bradberry

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Minne Monesse 18: 72 / 6,357 / 70.7 / 126

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Highlands of Elgin 18: 72 / 6,961 / 73.8 / 136

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hughes Creek 18: 72 / 6,506 / 71.6 / 127 1749 Spring Valley Dr., Elburn • (630) 365-9200 • www.hughescreek.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Mill Creek 18: 71 / 6,420 / 71.4 / 135

39W525 Herrington Dr., Geneva • (630) 208-7272 • www.millcreekgolfcourse.com Craig Kight

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Orchard Valley 18: 72 / 6,745 / 72.4 / 134

2411 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora • (630) 907-0500 • www.orchardvalleygolf.com Jim Tourloukis (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Phillips Park 18: 71 / 6,186 / 69.8 / 121 1001 Hill Ave., Aurora • (630) 256-3760 • www.phillipsparkaurora.com

Jeff Schmidt

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Pottawatomie Park 9: 35 / 3,007 / 69.8 / 122 845 N. Second Ave., St. Charles • (630) 584-8356 • www.stcparks.org

James Wheeler

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Randall Oaks 18: 71 / 6,598 / 71.7 / 133 3: 9 / 300 apx.

Debra Deegan

2283 Bittersweet Dr., Aroma Park • (815) 937-9547 • www.elksgolf627.com 7202 N. 4000 E Rd., Manteno • (815) 468-8827 • www.mantenogolf.com

Kyle Morris

C.J. Wade (GM)

15944 E. Six Mile Grove Rd., Grant Park • (815) 465-6653 • www.minnemonesse.com Debra Hurley

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Oak Springs 18: 72 / 6,260 / 70.0 / 122

6740 E. 3500 S Rd., St. Anne • (815) 937-1648 • www.oakspringsgolf.com Sam Ortman (GM)

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Shamrock 18: 60 / 3,357 / 65.0 / 107 6575-B E. Rt. 17, Aroma Park • (815) 937-9355 • golfshamrock.com

Pat Hedge

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– River Pointe Pointe 9: 36 / 3,256 Pines 9: 36 / 3,167 Ponds 9: 36 / 3,299 6700 Country Club Rd., Hobart • (219) 942-2747 • www.whitehawkcountryclub.com/river-pointe

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Scherwood 18: 71 / 6,849 / 73.4 / 125 9: 30 / 1,463 / unrated

Marv Hanson

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– South Gleason Park 18: 71 / 6,312 / 68.5 / 108

1763 E. 4000 N Rd., Bourbonnais • (815) 939-1742 • www.aspenridgegolf.com Leo Ciaccio (GM)

309 High Point Dr., Essex • (815) 365-4000 • www.golfhighpoint.com

Rich Nicpon (GM)

3838 W. 141st Ave., Crown Point • (219) 663-5000 • wwwhegangolf.com

600 E. Joliet St., Schererville • (219) 865-2554 • www.scherwood.com

46W994 Jericho Rd., Big Rock • (630) 556-3333 • www.deervalleygc.net

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fox Valley 18: 72 / 5,937 / 68.6 / 126

12111 W. 109th St., St. John • (219) 365-4331 • www.palmiragolf.com

Gene Smith

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– South Shore 18: 72 / 6,200 / 68.9 / 122 1727 N. River South Rd., Momence • (815) 472-4407 • website inactive

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Lake County / Indiana

3400 Jefferson St., Gary • (219) 980-1089 • www.gary.in.us/parks/golf.asp Nymrod Adkins

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– South Shore 18: 70 / 5,466 / 67.0 / 118 14400 Lake Shore Dr., Cedar Lake • (219) 374-6070 • www.golfssc.com/

Dennis Scaggs

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Summertree 18: 72 / 6,596 / 71.9 / 124 2323 E. 101st Ave., Crown Point • (219) 663-0800 • www.hegangolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Turkey Creek 18: 70 / 6,202 / 69.3 / 118

6400 Harrison St., Merrillville • (219) 980-5170 • www.turkeycreekgolf.com Chris Cioroianu

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– White Hawk Grey / Black 18: 72 / 7,011 / 73.9 / 141 Red / Silver 18: 72 / 7,201 / 75.1 / 139

1001 White Hawk Dr., Crown Point • (219) 661-2323 • www.whitehawkcountryclub.com Drew Brining

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Wicker Memorial Park 18: 72 / 6,887 / 72.6 / 122

8554 Indianapolis Blvd., Highland • (219) 838-9809 • www.wickermemorialpark.com Bill Springer

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Illinois Outlying Northwest

Galena to Rockford / DeKalb Aldeen

18: 72 / 7,131 / 74.7 / 139

Winnebago

1900 Reid Farm Rd., Rockford • (815) 282-4653 • www.aldeengolfclub.com Dennis Geddes

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Alpine Hills 5: remodeled for junior golf Winnebago 4402 Larson Ave., Rockford • (815) 966-8737 • http://rockfordparkdistrict.org/alpinehills

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Settler’s Hill 18: 72 / 6,630 / 72.1 / 130

Cedar Creek

9: 31 / 1,741 / 66.5 / 104

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Apple Canyon Lake 9: 36 / 3,280 / 70.1 / 110 Jo Daviess

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Tanna Farms 18: 71 / 6,510 / 72.0 / 131

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Centennial Park 9: 36 / 3,300 / 72.4 / 132

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Atwood Homestead 18: 72 / 7,431 / 74.7 / 127 Winnebago

4101 Binnie Rd., West Dundee • (847) 428-5661 • www.randalloaksgc.com

Steve Gillie

919 E. Fabyan Pkwy., Batavia • (630) 232-1636 • www.settlershill.com

John O’Connor

39W808 Hughes Rd., Geneva • (630) 232-4300 • www.tannafarms.com

Chad Zipse

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Valley Green 18: 60 / 3,841 / 70.0 / 113 314 Kingswood Dr., North Aurora • (630) 897-3000 • www.valleygreengc.com

Matt Meneghetti

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Indian Ridge 18: 72 / 6,217 / 69.1 / 110 6363 Grand Blvd., Hobart • (219) 942-6850 • www.hegangolf.com

Chuck Hegan (GM)

Bill Eubanks

Roger Wolf (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– MacArthur 9: 27 / 1,390 / unrated

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Wolf Run 9: 64 / 4,229 / 70.0 / 113 1700 Jericho Rd., Aurora • (630) 906-1402 • www.wolfrungolfcourse.net

1005 S. Centennial Dr., Munster • (219) 836-6931 • www.munster.org

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lost Marsh 18: 72 / 6,872 / 72.0 / 128 9: 27 / 2,600 / unrated

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Wing Park 9: 36 / 3,077 / 70.8 / 115 1000 Wing St., Elgin • (847) 931-5952 • www.cityofelgin.org

10483 W. 109th Ave., Cedar Lake • (219) 365-2902 • www.lakecountyparks.com Tom Zimmerman

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1001 E. 129th St., Hammond • (219) 932-4046 • www.lostmarshgolf.com

Niko Sullivan

4000 Indianapolis Blvd. (at 140th St.), East Chicago • (219) 391-8362 • no website

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14A200 Canyon Club Dr., Apple River • (815) 492-2477 http://www.applecanyonlake.org/amenities/golf.php 8990 Old River Rd., Rockford • (815) 623-2411 • www.winnebagocountygolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Beaver Creek 9: 35 / 3,033 / unrated Boone 19619 Leroy Center Rd., Capron • (815) 569-2427 • http://www.beavercreekgolfil.com/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Blackhawk Run 18: 72 / 6,378 / 72.0 / 127 Jo Daviess

3501 S Golf Rd., Stockton • (815) 947-3011 http://www.galena.org/places/black-hawk-run-golf-course/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Brush Creek 9: 36 / 3,218 / unrated Stephenson 2001 W Saint James Rd., Orangeville • (815) 789-4042 • http://www.brushcreekgolf.com/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Illinois Golfer lists more facilities (601) than any other publication in the state!


Page 38 • June 2017 • Illinois Golfer www.illinoisgolfer.net ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Buena Vista 9: 32 / 2,477 / 31.3 / 53 DeKalb Timber Pointe 18: 72 / 7,077 / 73.8 / 125 Boone 131 Buena Vista Dr., DeKalb • (815) 758-4812 • www.dekalbparkdistrict.com Russ Robinson

5750 Woodstock Rd., Poplar Grove • (815) 544-1935 • www.golfthepointe.com Randy Schairer

210 S. Pointe Ct, DeKalb • (815) 517-1449 • http://chicagogolfandtikitees.com/

6236 State Rd. 38, DeKalb • (815) 758-5249 • www.prairiepinesgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Chicago Golf & Tiki Tees 9: 34 / 2,690 / unrated DeKalb ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Cross Creek 9: 36 / 2,958 / 33.5 / 103 Whiteside 15523 Henry Rd., Morrison • (815) 772-7966 • http://www.crosscreekgolfandestates.com/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Deer Valley Deer Valley 18: 71 / 6,415 / 70.7 / 124 Whiteside Par 3 9: 27 / 715 / unrated 3298 Hoover Rd., Deer Grove • (815) 438-4653 • www.dvforegolf.com

Chris Sandell

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa Jo Daviess General 18: 72 / 6,820 / 73.2 / 142 North 18: 72 / 6,836 / 73.2 / 134 South 18: 72 / 6,862 / 73.7 / 140 East 9: 34 / 2,648 / 66.0 / 117

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Prairie Pines 9: 34 / 2,465 / 28.0 / 113 DeKalb ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– PrairieView 18: 72 / 7,135 / 73.5 / 133 Ogle 7993 N. River Rd., Byron • (815) 234-4653 • www.prairieviewgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Prophet Hills 9: 35 / 3,040 / 67.6 / 106 Whiteside

4319 Bishop Rd., Prophetstown • (815) 537-5226 • www.prophethills.com Jodi Farral (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Red Barn 9: 32 / 2,120 / 28.0 / 113 Winnebago

5020 Illinois Rt. 84, Thomson • (815) 902-6063 • website inactive

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Country View 9: 35 / 2,865 / unrated Henry

2500 Sandy Hollow Rd., Rockford • (815) 987-8836 www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/sandy-hollow

Nancy Joan Kauzlarich

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fairways 18: 66 / 4,649 / 64.4 / 104 Ogle

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Savannah Oaks of Candlewick Lake 9: 35 / 2,925 / NA Boone

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Galena 18: 71 / 6,571 / 71.5 / 116 Jo Daviess

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sinnissippi 9: 37 / 3,230 / 35.5 / 130 Winnebago

11557 W US Highway 20, Galena • (815) 777-3599 • http://galenagolf.webs.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Ingersoll 18: 71 / 6,107 / 68.9 / 111 Winnebago Youth 4: par up to player

101 Daisyfield Dr., Rockford • (815) 987-8834 • www.rockfordparks.org Nancy Joan Kauzlarich

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lacoma Blue 18: 71 / 6,814 / 72.7 / 123 Jo Daviess Red / Gold 18: 71 / 5,663 / 68.0 / 114 Par 3 9: 27 / 1,000 / unrated 8080 Timmerman Dr., East Dubuque • (815) 747-3874 • http://lacomagolf.com/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lake Carroll 18: 72 / 6,418 / 71.6 / 130 Carroll 2911 Ironwood Dr., Lanark • (815) 493-2808 • www.visitlakecarroll.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lake Erie 9: 36 / 3,069 / 34.4 / 108 Whiteside 900 Lakeside Dr., Erie • (309) 659-2250 • www.lakeeriecountryclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Ledges 18: 72 / 6,740 / 72.5 / 129 Winnebago

7111 McCurry Rd., Roscoe • (815) 389-0979 • www.winnebagocountygolf.com Steven Hare

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lost Nation 18: 71 / 6,222 / 69.5 / 114 Lee 6931 S. Lost Nation Rd., Dixon • (815) 652-4212 • www.lostnationgolf.com

Brian Goad

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Macktown 18: 71 / 5,756 / 67.9 / 112 Winnebago 2221 Freeport Rd., Rockton • (815) 624-7410 • www.winnebagocountygolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Newburg Village 9: 36 / 3,134 / 70.0 / 121 Winnebago 253 Club House Dr., Cherry Valley • (815) 332-9002 • www.newburgvillage.net/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Palisades 9: 33 / 2,369 / 62.2 / NA Carroll 18280 Ill. Rt. 84, Savanna • (815) 273-2141 • http://palisadesgolfcourse.com/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Park Hills East 18: 72 / 6,477 / 69.9 / 116 Stephenson West 18: 72 / 6,627 / 71.3 / 121 3240 W Stephenson St., Freeport • (815) 235-3611 • www.parkhillsgolfcourse.com

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––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Byron Hills 18: 71 / 6,465 / 70.5 / 115 Rock Island

3901 Dixon Ave., Rock Falls • (815) 625-2322 • www.rockriversupperclub.com/golf

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sandy Hollow 18: 71 / 6,228 / 69.3 / 115 Winnebago

555 S. Seventh St., Rochelle • (815) 562-6666 • www.rochellecountryclub.com Randy Mershon

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bunker Links 18: 71 / 6,036 / 68.7 / 116 Knox

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Champion at Hillcrest Resort 9: 30 / 1,848 / unrated Henry

888 S. Lyford Rd., Rockford • (815) 332-5130 • www.rockfordparks.org

16802 Prairieville Rd., Sterling • (815) 622-6204 • www.emeraldhillgolf.com Kristen Wegmann (GM)

1095 Cambridge Rd., Kewanee • (309) 852-2872 • http://kewaneeparkdistrict.org/golf/

23316 94th Ave. N, Port Byron • (309) 523-2664 • www.byronhills.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sandburr Run 9: 36 / 3,047 / unrated Carroll

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Emerald Hill 18: 72 / 6,318 / 70.3 / 121 Whiteside

Rock Island

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Baker Park 18: 71 / 6,170 / 68.7 / 112 Henry

1100 S. Annie Glidden Rd., DeKalb • (815) 758-1550 • www.riverheightsgc.com Roger Huber

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– River Heights 18: 72 / 6,528 / 70.8 / 126 DeKalb

10684 W Edgewood Rd., Polo • (815) 946-3636 • Closed fall 2016, for sale

David Claeyssens

18: 71 / 6,585 / 70.5 / 124

1838 Gillespie Ave., Rock Island • (309) 793-1604 • www.arsenalislandgolf.com

3500 Lincoln Park Dr., Galesburg • (309) 344-1818 www.ci.galesburg.il.us/services/bunker_links_golf/

Hwy. 20 at Galena Territory, Galena • (815) 777-5000 • www.eagleridge.com Ikhlas Ahmed

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Elliot 18: 72 / 6,433 / 70.3 / 120 Winnebago

Arsenal Island

12379 Wagon Wheel Rd., Rockton • (815) 624-8037 • www.redbarngolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Rock River Golf & Pool 18: 70 / 5,920 / 69.2 / 123 Whiteside

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Edgewood 9: 35 / 3,120 / 34.2 / 110 Ogle

Quad Cities

Rock Island to Monmouth

100 Savannah Ridge Dr., Poplar Grove • (815) 765-0111 • http://candlewicklake.org/ 1401 N. Second St., Rockford • (815) 987-8838 • www.rockfordparks.org

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Stagecoach 9: 35 / 2,653 / 34.3 / 110 Stephenson 621 W Lena St., Lena • (815) 369-2222 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Storybrook 18: 72 / 6,194 / 69.6 / 118 Jo Daviess

2124 W Storybrook Rd., Hanover • (815) 591-2210 • http://storybrook.com/ Mike Dascher (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Shady Oaks 18: 71 / 6,212 / 69.6 / 123 Lee 577 U.S. Hwy. 52, Sublette • (815) 849-5424 • www.shadyoakscc.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sunset 9: 36 / 3,169 / 69.5 / 115 Ogle 216 Sunset Hill, Mount Morris • (815) 734-4839 • www.sunsetgolfmm.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Swan Hills 18: 71 / 6,359 / 71.0 / 113 Winnebago 2600 Gustafson Rd., Belvidere • (815) 547-3232 • no website

Catherine Beaves

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sycamore 18: 71 / 5,993 / 68.0 / 114 DeKalb

940 E. State St., Sycamore • (815) 895-3884 • www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com Kirk Lundbeck

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Timber Creek 18: 71 / 6,504 / 71.6 / 126 Lee 729 Timber Creek Rd., Dixon • (815) 288-5110 • www.timbercreekdixon.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Westlake Village 18: 71 / 6,881 / 70.0 / 113 Winnebago 3820 Westlake Village Dr., Winnebago • (815) 335-7177 • http://golfwestlake.com/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Woodbine Bend 18: 72 / 6,563 / 71.8 / 124 Jo Daviess 3500 E Center Rd., Stockton • (815) 858-3939 • www.woodbinebend.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Wolf Hollow / Lena 18: 71 / 6.408 / 70.9 / 122 Stephenson 6546 N. Shippee Rd., Lena • (815) 369-5513 • www.wolfhollowgolf.net

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16260 E. 350th St., Orion • (309) 755-6550 • http://hillcresteventcenter.com

8492 N. 2300th Ave., Geneseo • (309) 441-5272 • https://countryviewgolfcourse.net

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fyre Lake National 18: 70 / 6,505 / 72.1 / 130 Mercer 1402 Lakeview Ct., Sherrard • (309) 644-4575 • www.fyrelakegolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Gibson Woods 18: 71 / 6,362 / 70.9 / 119 Knox Monmouth Park, Monmouth • (309) 734-9968 • www.gibsonwoods.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Golfmohr 18: 72 / 6,855 / 71.4 / 124 Rock Island 16724 Hubbard Rd., East Moline • (309) 496-2434 • www.golfmohr.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hawthorn Ridge 18: 72 / 6,701 / 72.0 / 120 Mercer 621 Hwy. 94, Aledo • (309) 582-5641 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Highland Springs 18: 72 / 6,777 / 70.2 / 129 Rock Island 9500 35th St. W, Rock Island • (309) 732-7265 • www.rigov.org

Todd Winter (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Indian Bluff 18: 70 / 5,700 / 67.6 / 113 Rock Island 6200 78th Ave., Milan • (309) 799-3868 • www.indianbluffgolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Kewanee Dunes 18: 72 / 6,832 / 72.4 / 130 Henry

3536 Midland Rd., Kewanee • (309) 852-4508 • www.kewaneedunes.com Colby Horsley (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Laurel Greens Laurel 1 9: 36 / 2,897 Knox Laurel 2 9: 36 / 3,159 courses played Laurel 3 9: 36 / 3,238 in combination Laurel 4 9: 36 / 3,095

1133 E. US Hwy. 150, Knoxville • (309) 289-4146 • http://laurelgreens.wix.com/laurel-greens

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Maple Bluff 18: 72 / 6,569 / 71.1 / 121 Henry

E. 1600 St., Geneseo • (309) 944-5418 • www.golfmaplebluffgeneseo.com Dennis Peck (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Oak Run 18: 71 / 6,417 / 68.5 / 115 Knox 1468 Knox Rd., 1725 N., Dahinda • (309) 879-2582 • www.oakrunpublicgolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Saukie Municipal 18: 66 / 5,152 / 63.4 / 92 Rock Island 3101 38th St., Rock Island • (309) 732-2278 • http://rigov.org/294/Saukie-Golf-Course

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– TPC at Deere Run 18: 71 / 7,258 / 75.8 / 144 Rock Island 3100 Heather Knoll, Silvis • (309) 796-6000 • www.tpc.com/tpc-deere-run

Brian DeJohn

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North Central

LaSalle-Peru to Bloomington Anderson Fields

9: 35 / 2,688 / unrated

LaSalle

1901 N. Bloomington St., Streator • (815) 672-3702 • www.ci.streator.il.us/anderson-fields.php

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Blue Grass Creek 18: 36 / 3,048 / 35.0 / 113 Tazewell 10521 Boston School Rd., Minier • (309) 392-2094 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Bourne 18: 72 / 6,355 / 70.0 / 123 LaSalle 2359 N. 35th Rd., Norway • (815) 496-2301 • no website

Deb Rollo

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Coyote Creek 18: 72 / 6,701 / 72.3 / 135 Peoria 8201 W. Lancaster Rd., Bartonville • (309) 633-0911 • http://golfcoyotecreek.com/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Crane Creek 18: 72 / 7,390 / 74.7 / 138 Mason 24205 E. Cr 700 N., Kilbourne • (309) 538-9141 • www.golfcranecreek.com ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Dayton Ridge 18: 36 / 3,050 / 35.1 / 116 LaSalle 3076 E. 18th Rd., Ottawa • (815) 434-0145 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Den at Fox Creek 18: 72 / 6,926 / 73.3 / 134 McLean 3002 Fox Creek Rd., Bloomington • (309) 434-2300 • www.thedengc.com

Jason Wingate

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Detweiller Park 9: 29 / 1,758 / 55.1 / unsloped Peoria 8412 N. Galena Rd., Peoria • (309) 692-7518 • www.ppdgolf.org/detweiller

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Dwight 18: 72 / 6,306 / unrated Livingston

1829 Washington Rd., Washington • (309) 444-9033 • http://hillcrestgolfcenter.com

Rt. 116 W at Elks Club Rd. (east of I-55), Pontiac • (815) 842-1249 • www.pontiacelks.com

12927 Ill. Hwy. 26, Princeton • (815) 879-6531 • www.huntersridgegc.com

2550 N 32nd Rd., Marseilles • (815) 795-5107 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hunter’s Ridge 18: 72 / 6,337 / 70.5 / 125 Bureau

Wanda Nelson

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Indian Creek 9: 36 / 2,920 / 34.6 / 116 Livingston 7429 N. 2200 E. Rd., Fairbury • (815) 692-2655 • http://indiancreekcc.net

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Indian Hills 18: 35 / 2,846 / 33.3 / 105 Bureau

603 E. Preserve Rd., Shabbona • (815) 824-2282 • www.indianoakscountryclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Senica’s Deer Park 18: 71 / 6,378 / 70.6 / 120 LaSalle

36846 Comanche Dr., Saybrook • (309) 475-4111 • www.golfatindiansprings.net (inactive)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Senica’s Oak Ridge 18: 72 / 6,830 / 72.1 / 131 LaSalle

1901 N. Towanda Ave., Normal • (309) 454-9620 • www.golfironwood.org

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Shagbark 9: 36 / 2,867 / 32.5 / unsloped Iroquis

800 W. Center St., Eureka • (309) 467-2523 • http://kaufmanpark.com/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Silver Ridge 18: 72 / 7,005 / 73.5 / 130 Ogle

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Indian Oaks 9: 36 / 3,345 / 71.8 / 118 DeKalb ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Indian Springs 9: 36 / 3,180 / 71.8 / 119 McLean ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Ironwood 18: 72 / 6,990 / 72.5 / 122 McLean ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Kaufman Park 9: 34 / 2,725 / 66.2 / 113 Woodford ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Kellogg Kellogg 18: 72 / 6,755 / 71.9 / 129 Peoria Executive 9: 34 / 2,901 / 33.7 / 114 7716 N. Radnor Rd., Peoria • (309) 691-0293 • http://www.ppdgolf.org/kellogg/ ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lacon 9: 35 / 2,790 / 68.0 / 110 Marshall

400 Oak St., Earlville • (815) 246-9329 • no website

Rt. 78, Bath • (309) 546-2274 • www.facebook.com/lakewoodgolfclub4

2000 Eastwood Ave., Streator • (815) 673-5553 • www.eastwoodtwincreeks.com/eastwood

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Edgebrook 18: 72 / 6,294 / 70.9 / 126 DeKalb Suydam Rd., Sandwich • (815) 786-3058 • www.sandwichgolf.com

Clyde Henning

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Edgewood Park 18: 72 / 6,621 / 70.9 / 117 Putnam RR 89, McNabb • (815) 882-2317 • www.edgewoodparkgolfclub.com

Ray DeFrank (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– El Paso 18: 71 / 6,111 / 69.6 / 125 Woodford 2860 County Rd. 600 N., Kappa • (309) 527-5225 • www.elpasogolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fairlakes 18: 67 / 5,207 / 66.4 / 102 Woodford 2203 County Rd. 600 N., (S. of) Secor • (309) 744-2222 • http://fairlakesgc.weebly.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fon du Lac 9: 27 / 1,255 / 28.0 / 110 Tazewell

123 Par 3 Ln., East Peoria • (309) 699-3923 www.fondulacpark.com/facilities/fondulac-golf-course

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Four Willows 9: 35 / 2,911 / unrated Mason 34323 E. 1000 N., Mason City • (217) 482-3349 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Green River 9: 34 / 2,743 / unrated Bureau 15212 Illinois Highway 92, Walnut • (815) 379-2227 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hazy Hills 9: 35 / 2,900 / unrated McLean 25258 N. 1350 East Rd., Hudson • (309) 726-9600 • www.hazyhillsgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hidden Lake 18: 70 / 5,735 / 67.1 / 115

12985 350 East St., Sheffield • (815) 454-2660 • www.hiddenlakegolfclub.com Pete Macnaughton

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Highland Park 18: 70 / 5,597 / 66.8 / 116 McLean

1613 S. Main St., Bloomington • (309) 434-2200 http://4.17.232.139/parks/golf-courses/Highland-Park/general-info.htm

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502 W. Hamilton Rd., Bloomington • (309) 434-2217 http://4.17.232.139/parks/golf-courses/Prairie-Vista/general-info.htm

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Quail Meadows 18: 72 / 6,916 / 72.9 / 124 Tazewell

1400 State Rt. 17, Lacon • (309) 246-7650 www.facebook.com/Lacon-Country-Club -883831921643806/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Eastwood 9: 36 / 3,132 / 35.0 / 120 LaSalle

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Prairie Vista 18: 72 / 6,745 / 72.2 / 129 McLean

9468 1725 E. St., Tiskilwa • (815) 646-4856 • no website

31577 N 2400 E Rd, Dwight • (815) 584-9825 • www.dwightcountryclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Earlville 9: 32 / 2,442 / 35.5 / 114 LaSalle

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Prairie Lake 9: 37 / 3,218 / 35.4 / 114 LaSalle

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lakewood 9: 36 / 3,365 / 35.7 / 119 Mason ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– LeRoy 9: 36 / 3,000 / 33.4 / 105 McLean 27307 Rt. 150, LeRoy • (309) 962-3421 • website inactive

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lick Creek 18: 72 / 6,910 / 73.5 / 137 Tazewell 2210 N. Parkway Dr., Pekin • (309) 346-0077 • www.pekinparkdistrict.org

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Links At Ireland Grove 9: 29 / 1,575 / unrated McLean 3807 Ballybunion Rd., Bloomington • (309) 661-8040 • www.thelinksatirelandgrove.com/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Madison Park 18: 69 / 5,476 / 64.5 / 96 Peoria 2735 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Peoria • (309) 673-7161 • www.ppdgolf.org/madison/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Mendota 18: 70 / 6,186 / 69.5 / 117 LaSalle 35666 Rt. 34 W., Mendota • (815) 538-7241 • www.mendotagolfclub.com/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Metamora Fields 18: 71 / 7,023 / 74.1 / 130 Woodford 801 Progress St., Metamora • (309) 367-4000 • www.metamorafields.com

Jeff Roche

5355 N. Saratoga Rd., Morris • (815) 941-4300 • www.nettlecreek.com

Kurt Nolen

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Nettle Creek 18: 71 / 6,562 / 72.1 / 130 Grundy ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Newman 18: 71 / 6,908 / 72.9 / 132 Peoria 2021 W. Nebraska Ave., Peoria • (309) 674-1663 • www.ppdgolf.org/newman/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Oak Club of Genoa 18: 72 / 7,032 / 74.1 / 135 DeKalb 11770 Elwood Greens Rd., Genoa • (815) 784-5678 • www.oakclubgolf.com (inactive)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Parkview 18: 70 / 6,002 / 65.4 / 102 Tazewell 2300 Broadway St., Pekin • (309) 346-8494 • www.parkviewgolfcourseil.com/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Pine Hills 9: 35 / 3,203 / 72.0 / 122 LaSalle 1667 N. 2501st Rd., Ottawa • (815) 434-3985 • www.ottawapinehillsgolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Pine Lakes 18: 71 / 6,385 / 70.3 / 122 Tazewell RR 2, Washington • (309) 745-9344 • www.golfpinelakesgc.com

2215 Centennial Dr., Washington • (309) 694-3139 • www.quailmeadowsgolf.com 100 Deer Park Ln., Oglesby • (815) 667-4239 • no website

Jesse Cavanaugh

658 U.S. Hwy. 6, LaSalle • (815) 223-7273 • www.senicasoakridge.net

Jesse Cavanaugh

1262 N 640 E Rd, Onarga • (815) 268-7308 • www.shagbarkgolf.com 3069 N. Hill Rd., Oregon • (815) 734-4440 • no website

Jason Wombacher

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– South Bluff 9: 36 / 2,851 / 33.2 / 106 LaSalle 229 N. 2550th Rd., Peru • (815) 223-0603 • www.southbluff.net

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Spring Creek 18: 72 / 6,225 / 71.9 / 125 Bureau 286 Spring Creek Dr., Spring Valley • (815) 894-2137 • www.springcreek-golfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sunset Hills 18: 71 / 6,649 / 71.9 / 129 Tazewell 1620 Summit Dr., Pekin • (309) 347-7553 • www.mashiespub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Swan Creek 18: 72 / 6,814 / 72.7 / 127 Fulton 1189 Golf Course Rd., Avon • (309) 465-3127 • www.swancreekgolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Twin Creeks 9: 36 / 3,036 / 69.7 / unsloped Livingston 30396 N. 700 E. Rd., Manville • (815) 642-4220 • www.eastwoodtwincreeks.com/twin-creeks

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Wyaton Hills 9: 36 / 3,071 / 66.8 / 117 Bureau 17879 1500 North Ave., Princeton • (815) 872-2641 • no website

Max Hallberg Jr.

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– WeaverRidge 18: 72 / 7,030 / 73.1 / 136 Peoria 5100 WeaverRidge Blvd., Peoria • (309) 691-3344 • www.weaverridge.com

Clay Stevens

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Weibring at Illinois State 18: 72 / 6,915 / 72.7 / 131 McLean 800 Gregory St., Normal • (309) 438-8065 • www.isugolf.com

Laura Provost

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Wolf Creek 18: 72 / 6,637 / 69.1 / 117 Livingston

21062 N 1850 East Rd., Cayuga • (815) 842-9008 • www.golfatwolfcreek.com Brett Hendren

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West Central

Quincy to Jacksonville Arrowhead Heights

18: 72 / 6,420 / 70.7 / 125

Adams

1403 S. Main St., Camp Point • (217) 593-6619 • http://arrowheadheights.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bow Lake 18: 35 / 2,820 / 33.3 / 106 Pike 1500 William R. Croxsville Dr., Barry • (217) 335-7043 • www.bowlakegolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Carthage 9: 35 / 2,805 / 33.5 / unsloped Hancock 1561 N. County Rd. 1830, Carthage • (217) 357-3625 • www.carthagegolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Cedar Crest 9: 36 / 3,054 / 67.6 / 111 Adams 3312 N. 36th St., Quincy • (217) 223-1210 • www.cedarcrestquincy.com

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Page 40 • June 2017 • Illinois Golfer www.illinoisgolfer.net ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Deer Run 18: 72 / 6,073 / 69.7 / 120 Hancock Country Hills 18: 72 / 6,414 / 70.0 / 119 Menard Piper Glen 18: 72 / 7,005 / 73.5 / 132 Sangamon 1 Deer Run Dr., Hamilton • (217) 847-3623 www.facebook.com/pages/Deer-Run-Golf-Course/113877965310098

21723 Smoot St., Greenview • (217) 632-7242 • www.countryhillsgc.com

10980 E. 900th St., Colchester • (309) 837-2930 • www.gold-hills.com/main_menu.htm

928 Clinton Rd., Paris • (217) 463-3434 • www.eagleridgeparis.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Gold Hills 18: 70 / 6,540 / 69.9 / 115 McDonough

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Eagle Ridge (Sycamore Hills) 18: 6,589 / 72.2 / 124 Edgar

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Knights of Columbus Par 3 9: 27 / 897 / unrated Adams

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Edgewood 18: 71 / 6,667 / 71.9 / 128 Sangamon

700 S. 36th St., Quincy • (217) 222-4105 • http://www.quincykofc.org/sportsmenu/11-golf

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lamoine Valley 9: 27 / 2,568 / unrated Hancock W. Archer at N. E St., La Harpe • (217) 659-3918 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Links at Jacksonville 18: 72 / 6,836 / 72.1 / 122 Morgan Executive 9: 27 / 2,463 / unrated 319 Holkenbrink Dr., Jacksonville • (217) 479-4663 • www.linksofjacksonville.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Mussatto at W. Illinois 18: 72 / 6,862 / 73.6 / 136 McDonough 1215 Tower Rd., Macomb • (309) 298-3676 • www.wiu.edu/student_services/golf_course/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Northridge Hills 9: 32 / 2,316 / 31.2 / 104 Morgan

16497 Kennedy Rd., Auburn • (217) 438-3221 • www.golfedgewood.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Fox Prairie 18: 71 / 6,712 / 71.8 / 128 Shelby 3035 Co. Hwy. 38, Windsor • (217) 459-2805 • www.foxprairiegolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Harrison Park 18: 71 / 6,111 / 70.3 / 119 Vermilion 1300 W. Voorhees St., Danville • (217) 431-2266 • www.harrisonparkgolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hubbard Trail 9: 36 / 3,042 / unrated Vermilion 13937 E. 3680 North Rd., Hoopeston • (217) 748-6521 • www.hubbardtrail.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Ironhorse 18: 72 / 7,131 / 73.0 / 125 Douglas 2000 Ironhorse Dr., Tuscola • (217) 253-6644 • www.ironhorsegc.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Plum Creek 9: 36 / 3,150 / 34.9 / 114 Scott

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lake of the Woods 18: 72 / 6,578 / 71.2 / 125 Champaign Hartwell C. Howard Par 3 9: 27 / 865 / unrated

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Rolling Greens 18: 72 / 6,715 / unrated Brown

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lake Shore 18: 72 / 6,778 / 72.0 / 117 Christian

1265 Sandusky Rd., Jacksonville • (217) 243-4241 • www.northridgehills.com (inactive) 1135 Golf Course Rd., Winchester • (217) 742-9018 • no website

Rt 99 N., Mount Sterling • (217) 773-3085 • www.rollinggreensbc.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Scripps Park 18: 70 / 5,660 / 66.7 / 107 Schuyler RR 2, Rushville • (217) 322-4444 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Shaw Creek 9: 36 / 2,917 / unrated McDonough 300 1/2 Miller St., Bushnell • (309) 772-3422 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Tri County 9: 34 / 2,637 / unrated Hancock

Off Hwy. 61, Augusta • (309) 458-3226 www.facebook.com/Tri-County-Golf-Course-85700863251/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Twin Oaks 9: 35 / 3,004 / unrated McDonough 800 W. Adams St., Blandinsville • (309) 652-9519 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Westview Glasgow 18: 71 / 6,400 / 69.7 / 117 Adams Course 2 9: 35 / 3,057 / 68.8 / 112

7112 Piper Glen Dr., Springfield • (217) 483-6537 • www.piperglen.com

Audra Burks

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Rail 18: 72 / 6,583 / 71.7 / 127 Sangamon 1400 S. Club House Dr., Springfield • (217) 525-0365 • www.railgolf.com

Ryan Matrisch

120 W. 19th St., Gibson City • (217) 784-5000 • www.railside.com

Cody Warmoth

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Railside 18: 72 / 6,755 / 71.8 / 121 Ford

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Red Tail Run 18: 72 / 7,351 / 74.4 / 132 Macon 520 W. Grove Rd., Decatur • (217) 422-2211 • www.redtailrun.org

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Rogala Public Links 18: 35 / 3,069 / 37.3 / unsloped Coles 1322 State Hwy. 16, Mattoon • (217) 235-5518 • http://rogalagolf.com/Home_Page_S165.html

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Scovill 18: 71 / 5,925 / 68.4 / 119 Macon 3909 W. Main St., Decatur • (217) 429-6243 • http://www.decatur-parks.org/golf/scovill-golf-club

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Shambolee 18: 72 / 6,748 / 72.1 / 119 Menard 442 S Shore Dr., Petersburg • (217) 632-2140 • http://www.golfshambolee.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Stone Creek 18: 72 / 7,118 / 74.1 / 131 Champaign

2600 Stone Creek Blvd., Urbana • (217) 367-3000 • www.stonecreekgolfclub.com Mickey Finn

405 N. Lake Of The Woods Rd., Mahomet • (217) 586-2183 • www.golfthelake.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Timberlake 9: 35 / 3,045 / 34.7 / 112 Moultrie

1460 E. 1000 North Rd., Taylorville • (217) 824-5521 • https://golflakeshore.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Turtle Run 18: 72 / 6,771 / 72.1 / 127 Vermilion

4551 Nicklaus Dr., Champaign • (217) 863-2145 • www.legendsofchampaign.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Univ. of Illinois Orange 18: 72 / 6,896 / 72.9 / 130 Champaign Blue 18: 72 / 6,479 / 70.2 / 119

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Legends of Champaign 18: 29 / 1,479 / unrated Champaign ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lincoln Elks 18: 71 / 6,200 / 68.6 / 120 Logan RR 4, Box 25, Lincoln • (217) 732-4010 • www.elks914.org/Golf.aspx

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lincoln Greens 18: 72 / 6,869 / 72.7 / 127 Sangamon

700 E. Lake Dr., Springfield • (217) 786-4111 http://springfieldparkdistrictgolf.org/lincoln-greens.html

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Long Bridge 18: 36 / 2,834 / 33.4 / 107 Sangamon 1055 W. Camp Sangamo Rd., Springfield • (217) 744-8311 • www.longbridgegc.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Marshall 9: 35 / 2,747 / 32.7 / 110 Clark 110 Golf Course Rd., Marshall • (217) 826-2404 • no website

957 CR 700E, Sullivan • (217) 797-6496 • http://timberlakegolfcourse.com 332 E. Liberty Ln., Danville • (217) 422-8876 • www.turtlerungolfclub.com

800 Hartwell Dr., Savoy • (217) 359-5613 • www.uofigolf.com

Michael Wallner

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Willow Pond 18: 72 / 6,799 / 71.8 / 115 Champaign 808 Golf Course Rd., Rantoul • (217) 893-9000 • http://www.willowpondgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Wolf Creek 9: 35 / 3,120 / unrated Vermilion 2521 Perrysville Rd., Danville • (217) 446-1025 • www.wolfcreeknine.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Woodlawn 9: 36 / 3,117 / 69.0 / 117 DeWitt 905 E. Richardson St., Farmer City • (309) 928-3215 • www.woodlawncountryclubfc.com

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Greater Metro East

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––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Meadowview 18: 72 / 6,745 / 72.6 / 121 Coles

Mid Central

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Moweaqua 18: 72 / 6,307 / 69.3 / 112 Christian

Acorns

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– National at Eagle Creek 18: 72 / 6,924 / 73.5 / 134 Shelby

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– American Legion Post 9: 35 / 2,652 / unrated Madison

2150 S. 36th St., Quincy • (217) 223-7499 • www.westviewgolf.com

Springfield to Danville Bent Tree

18: 70 / 6,240 / unrated

14618 E. County Rd. 400 N., Charleston • (217) 348-1611 • no website

6489 Meadowview Ln., Mattoon • (217) 258-7888 • https://meadowviewgolf.com

2598 E. 1900 North Rd., Moweaqua • (217) 768-3411 • http://moweaquagolfcourse.com

Coles

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bergen 18: 35 / 2,657 / 32.4 / 97 Sangamon

200 Eastdale Ave., Springfield • (217) 753-6211 http://springfieldparkdistrictgolf.org/bergen.html

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Blue Needles 18: 72 / 6.081 / 68.9 / 116 Vermilion 9202 Blue Needles Dr., Fairmount • (217) 427-5536 • www.blueneedles.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Brookhill 18: 72 / 6,597 / 71.3 / 125 Champaign 3150 County Rd 1700 E, Rantoul • (217) 893-1200 • www.gplfbrookhillgc.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Brookhills 18: 31 / 1,918 / 29.8 / 90 Sangamon 5350 Old Jacksonville Rd., Springfield • (217) 787-8576 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bunn 18: 72 / 6,297 / 70.2 / 122 Sangamon 2500 S. 11th St., Springfield • (217) 522-2633 • http://springfieldparkdistrictgolf.org/bunn.html

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Eagle Creek State Park, Findlay • (217) 756-5550 • www.golfateaglecreek.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– North Greens 9: 36 / 3,390 / 72.0 / 125 Logan 901 NE 1st St., Atlanta • (217) 648-5500 • https://m.facebook.com/northgreens/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Norton Knolls 9: 34 / 2,558 / 65.0 / 111 Coles N. Reel St., Oakland • (217) 346-3102 • https://m.facebook.com/NortonKnollsGolfCourse

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Oak Terrace Resort 18: 72 / 6,375 / 70.5 / 123 Christian 100 Beyers Lake, Pana • (217) 651-4250 • https://oakterraceresort.com/golf

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Oaks 18: 70 / 6,130 / 68.8 / 117 Sangamon 851 Dave Stockton Dr., Springfield • (217) 528-6600 • www.theoaksgolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Pasfield 9: 34 / 2,299 / 30.8 / 89 Sangamon

1700 W. Lawrence Ave., Springfield • (217) 698-6049 http://springfieldparkdistrictgolf.org/pasfield.html

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Granite City to Carlyle 18: 72 / 6,701 / 72.7 / 135

3933 Ahne Rd., Waterloo • (618) 939-7800 • www.acornsgolflinks.com

Monroe

Ill. Rt. 157, Edwardsville • (618) 656-9774 • www.edwardsvillelegion.com/golf-course.html

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Annbriar 18: 72 / 6,863 / 72.8 / 136 Monroe 1524 Birdie Ln., Waterloo • (888) 939-5191 • www.annbriar.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Arlington Greens 18: 72 / 6,907 / 72.4 / 125 Madison 200 Arlington Dr., Granite City • (618) 931-5232 • www.arlingtongreens.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Barkau Memorial 18: 71 / 6,513 / 70.9 / 128 Washington 1501 N Waterworks Rd., Okawville • (618) 243-6610 • www.rbmgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Belk Park 18: 72 / 6,812 / 71.5 / 121 Madison 880 Belk Park Rd., Wood River • (618) 251-3115 • http://belkpark.com ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bent Oak 18: 36 / 3,290 / unrated Clinton 1725 S. Broadway, Breese • (618) 526-8181 • http://breese.org/golf-course/

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Page 41 • June 2017 • Illinois Golfer www.illinoisgolfer.net ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Bridges 18: 72 / 6,998 / 73.0 / 125 Monroe Rolling Hills 18: 71 / 5,687 / 66.1 / 100 Madison East Fork Par 3 9: 27 / 858 / unrated Richland 1655 Columbia Bridges Rd., Columbia • (618) 281-3900 • http://columbiagolfclub.net

11777 Ill. Rt. 127, Carlyle • (618) 594-2758 • http://carlylelake.com/golf

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Spencer T. Olin 18: 72 / 6,941 / 73.5 / 135 Madison Executive 9:

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Carlyle Lake 18: 36 / 3,309 / 35.4 / 124 Clinton ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Clinton Hill 18: 71 / 6,480 / 70.6 / 129 St. Clair 3700 Old Collinsville Rd., Swansea • (618) 277-3700 • http://clintonhillgolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Cloverleaf 18: 70 / 5,514 / 64.2 / 108 Madison 3555 Fosterburg Rd., Alton • (618) 462-3022 • www.cloverleafgolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Columbia 18: 71 / 5,970 / 67.6 /113 Monroe 125 Aa Rd., Columbia • (618) 286-4455 • http://columbiagolfclub.net

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Elmwood 18: 36 / 2,931 / unrated St. Clair 1400 Eiler Rd., Belleville • (618) 538-5826 • www.golfatelmwood.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fox Creek 18: 72 / 7,027 / 74.9 / 144 Madison 6555 Fox Creek Dr., Edwardsville • (618) 692-9400 • www.golffoxcreek.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fairfield 18: 71 / 5,864 / 66.2 / 110 Monroe 1900 Columbia Quarry Rd., Columbia • (618) 847-7222 • www.fairfieldgolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Gateway National 18: 71 / 7,178 / 75.0 / 138 St. Clair 18 Golf Dr., Madison • (618) 482-4653 • www.gatewaynational.com ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Governor’s Run 18: 72 / 7,013 / 73.9 / 131 Clinton 3300 Governors Dr., Carlyle • (618) 594-4585 • www.governorsrun.com ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Grand Marais 18: 72 / 6,998 / 71.9 / 129 St. Clair

Executive 9: 29 / 1,927 / unrated

5636 E. Branchwood Ln., Olney • (618) 395-3505 • http://eastforkgolf.com

Adam Rockey

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Egyptian 9: 36 / 3,042 / unrated Pulaski 4880 US Hwy. 51, Mounds • (618) 745-6412 • www.egyptiancountryclub.com ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fairfield 18: 70 / 5,906 / unrated Wayne

505 Northwest St., Raymond • (217) 229-4545 • https://m.facebook.com/ShoalCreekGolfCourse

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Flying M Ranch 9: 32 / 2,040 / 32.0 / 113 Marion

1195 Stonewolf Trl., Fairview Heights • (618) 624-4653 • http://stonewolfgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Flora 9: 35 / 3,054 / 36.0 / 113 Clay

5801 Pierce Ln., Godfrey • (877) 610-1416 • www.rollinghillsgc.com

4701 College Ave., Alton • (618) 465-3111 • http://spencerolingolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Shoal Creek 9: 35 / 3,172 / 35.0 / 115 Montgomery ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Stonewolf 18: 72 / 6,943 / 73.5 / 137 St. Clair ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Tamarack 18: 71 / 6,282 / 69.8 / 120 St. Clair 800 Tamarack Ln., Shiloh • (618) 623-6666 • www.golfattamarack.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Terry Park 18: 35 / 2,814 / 66.4 / 100 Macoupin 30565 Terry Park Rd., Palmyra • (217) 436-2531 • www.terryparkgc.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Timber Lakes 18: 72 / 6,960 / 72.5 / 128 Macoupin

21347 Ill. Rt. 185, Fillmore • (217) 538-2392 • www.indianspringsgolf.net

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lone Oak 9: 32 / 2,150 / unrated Greene Off Hwy. 108, Carrollton • (217) 942-6166 • no website

21900 Ill. Rt. 127, Greenville • (618) 749-5611 • www.twinoaksgolf.net

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– White Oak 18: 36 / 3,067 / 67.1 / 109 St. Clair ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Wolves Crossing 18: 71 / 6,028 / 67.3 / 107 Jersey ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Woodlands 18: 72 / 6,418 / 70.6 / 123 Madison 2839 Harris Ln., Alton • (618) 462-1456 • http://golfhgm.com/the-woodlands/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Yorktown 18: 54 / 2,146 / unrated St. Clair

300 Goalby Dr., Belleville • (618) 233-2000 http://shilohil.org/parks-recreation/yorktown-golf-course

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Orchards 18: 71 / 6,787 / 72.2 / 126 St. Clair 1499 Golf Course Dr., Belleville • (618) 233-8921 • www.orchardsgolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Prairies 18: 71 / 6,490 / 72.0 / 127 St. Clair 300 Tricentennial Ct., Cahokia • (618) 332-6944 • www.prairiesgc.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Mystic Oak (Ridge) 18: 72 / 6,358 / 70.6 / 125 Monroe 643 Ridge Rd., Waterloo • (618) 939-4646 • www.mysticoakgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– River Lakes 18: 71 / 5,478 / 65.7 / 100 Monroe 2218 Ramsey Rd., Columbia • (618) 281-6665 • www.riverlakesgolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Rock Spring 9: 35 / 3,015 / unrated Madison 2116 College Ave., Alton • (618) 465-9898 • www.rockspringgolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Green Hills 18: 71 / 6,490 / 72.2 / 127 Jefferson ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Greenview 18: 70 / 6,150 / 68.5 / 107 Marion 2801 Putter Dr., Centralia • (618) 532-7395 • www.greenviewgolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hardin County (TTI) 9: 36 / 2,657 / unrated Hardin RR 1, Cave In Rock • (618) 289-4587 • www.hardincountygolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hickory Ridge 18: 72 / 6,863 / 73.3 / 137 Jackson 2727 W. Glenn Rd., Carbondale • (618) 529-4386 • www.cpkd.org

Michael Day

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Indian Hills 18: 72 / 6,022 / 66.0 / 99 Jefferson

20 Indian Trail Dr., Mount Vernon • (618) 244-9697 www.facebook.com/Indian-Hills-Golf-Course-Mt-Vernon-IL-175249045826863/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Jackson 18: 71 / 6,034 / 69.0 / 124 Jackson 5776 Country Club Rd., Murphysboro • (618) 684-2387 • www.jacksoncc.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Links at Kokopelli 18: 71 / 7,039 / 74.7 / 139 Williamson

South

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– McLeansboro 9: 36 / 3,228 / 70.0 / 112 Hamilton

Effingham to Cairo

660 E Memorial Dr., Nashville • (618) 327-3821 • https://m.facebook.com/NashMGC/

186898 Oak Leaf Country Club Rd., Girard • (618) 627-3015 • www.oakleafcc.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Gambit 18: 71 / 6,546 / 72.4 / 137 Johnson

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––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Nashville 18: 36 / 6,214 / 70.0 / 124 Washington ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Oak Brook East 9: 36 / 3,195 (71 / 6,231 with West) Madison North 9: 36 / 3,605 (71 / 6,641 with West) West 9: 35 / 3,036 / 71.5 / 118 9157 Fruit Rd., Edwardsville • (618) 656-5600 • http://oakbrookgc.com ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Oak Leaf 9: 32 / 2,236 / 60.6 / 98 Macoupin

16041 N. 1000th St., Effingham • (217) 868-5418 • www.forewaygolfcourse.com

3800 E. Fairfield Rd., Mount Vernon • (618) 244-3961 • www.greenhillsgolfclub.net

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Twin Oaks 18: 36 / 3,190 / unrated Bond

23745 N. Centennial Rd., Jerseyville • (618) 498-3178 • http://golfhgm.com/wolves-crossing

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Indian Springs 18: 70 / 6,148 / 68.9 / 122 Montgomery

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Fore-Way 9: 36 / 2,910 / unrated Effingham

6942 Triple Lakes Rd., Millstadt • (618) 476-9985 • http://triplelakesgolfcourse.com

3500 Cargil Rd., Granite City • (618) 931-4653 • www.thelegacygolfcourse.com

3500 Kingshighway, Fairmont City • (618) 271-4000 • www.indianmoundsgolfcourse.com

Old Highway 50, Flora • (618) 662-2500 https://m.facebook.com/Flora-Golf-and-Country-Club-165520246866770/

1550 Ill. Rt. 146 E., Vienna • (618) 658-6022 • www.gambitgolf.com Closed 2015, status in limbo

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Triple Lakes 18: 72 / 6,227 / 69.1 / 112 St. Clair

5802 Lake Dr., East Saint Louis • (618) 398-9999 • www.grandmaraisgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Indian Mounds 18: 59 / 3,381 / unrated St. Clair

6003 Mathis Rd., Centralia • (618) 532-8602 • no website

3120 Forest Lake Ln., Staunton • (618) 635-4653 • http://timberlakesgolfcourse.com

545 Rec Area Rd., Marissa • (618) 295-2889 https://m.facebook.com/White-Oak-Golf-Course-319603801501647/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Granite City Legacy 18: 71 / 6,327 / 70.4 / 114 Madison

701 NW 9th St., Fairfield • (618) 847-7222 • www.waynecountygolf.com

Cardinal

18: 72 / 6,025 / 67.4 / 108

1527 Champions Dr., Marion • (618) 997-5656 • www.kokopelligolf.com Golf Course Rd., McLeansboro • (618) 643-2400 • www.mclgolf.org

Effingham

15737 N. Beach Rd., Effingham • (217) 868-2860 www.sites.google.com/site/cardinalgolfcourse

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Carmi 9: 36 / 2,978 / 65.1 / 99 White 883 Country Club Rd. N. 1350, Carmi • (618) 384-5011 • www.carmicountryclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Chester 18: 36 / 3,598 / 36.0 / 120 Randolph 1310 Lehmen Dr., Chester • (618) 826-3168 • www.chestercountryclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Colonial 18: 70 / 5,667 / 65.1 / 102 Marion 3449 Old Rt. 51 S., Sandoval • (618) 247-3307 • www.sandovalcolonialgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Crab Orchard 18: 70 / 6,420 / 71.0 / 129 Williamson 901 W. Grand Ave., Carterville • (618) 985-2321 • www.craborchardgolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Crooked Creek 18: 70 / 5,454 / 64.6 / 111 Jefferson

8250 E. Seven Oaks Rd., Mount Vernon • (618) 735-2445 Opened 1994 Closed aft 2011

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Deer Run / Heath Mem. 9: 27 / 1.071 / 33.0 / 113 Crawford Washington Park, Robinson • (618) 544-2350 • http://cityofrobinson.com/parks-recreation/

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––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Mount Carmel Municipal 18: 71 / 6,121 / 69.2 / 123 Wabash 700 Park Rd., Mount Carmel • (618) 262-5771 • www.mtcarmelgolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– North County 9: 35 / 2,842 / unrated Randolph 703 W. Market St., Red Bud • (618) 282-6590 • http://nccclub.weebly.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Oak Glen 18: 71 / 6,086 / 67.7 / 112 Crawford 11234 N. 600th St., Robinson • (618) 592-3030 • www.golfoakglen.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Pine Lakes 18: 71 / 6,003 / 68.9 / 123 Williamson 2705 S. Park Ave., Herrin • (618) 942-6816 • www.pinelakes18.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Pyramid Oaks 9: 36 / 3,100 / 69.9 / 126 Randolph 5500 Ill. Rt. 4 S., Percy • (618) 497-8484 • www.pyramidoaks.com (website inactive)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Ramsey Lake 9: 35 / 2,750 / 62.0 / 103 Fayette RR 1 Box 221, Ramsey • (618) 423-2261 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Red Hawk 18: 70 / 6,273 / 70.5 / 133 Perry 6204 Ill. Rt. 154, Tamaroa • (618) 357-8712 • http://redhawkgc.net

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– When you check in, tell them you saw the listing in Illinois Golfer.


Page 42 • June 2017 • Illinois Golfer www.illinoisgolfer.net ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Rend Lake East-West 18: 36 / 6,812 / 71.8 / 131 Franklin Forest Park 18: 70 / 5,642 / 67.2 / 114 The Bog 18: 72 / 7,110 / 74.9 / 142

South 9: 36 / 3,442 /

12575 Golf Course Dr., Whittington • (618) 629-2353 • www.rendlakegolfresort.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Saint Elmo 9: 36 / 3,220 / 35.3 / 126 Fayette

1155 Sheffield Dr., Valparaiso • (219) 531-7888 • www.forestparkgolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Fort 18: 72 / 7,148 / 74.4 / 139 5200 N. Post Rd., Indianapolis • (317) 543-9597 • www.thefortgolfcourse.com

355 Golf Course Rd., Eldorado • (618) 273-9002 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– French Lick Resort Ross 18: 70 / 7,030 / 72.3 / 135 Dye 18: 72 / 8,102 / 80.0 / 148 Valley Links Bendelow 9: 36 / 3,478 /

1110 Shawnee Hills Rd., Harrisburg • (618) 253-7294 • https://www.facebook.com/playgolfhere/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Harrison Hills 18: 72 / 6,820 / 72.6 / 131

19 Fairway Dr., Sparta • (618) 443-4911 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hazelden 18: 70 / 5,137 / 68.4 / 111

1 mi. NW of Saint Elmo, Saint Elmo • (618) 829-3390 • www.stelmogolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Saline County 18: 70 / 5,975 / 66.9 / 108 Saline ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Shawnee Hills 9: 36 / 2,948 / 35.1 / 128 Saline ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sparta 18: 35 / 2,981 / 32.7 / 101 Randolph ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Stardust 9: 36 / 2,972 / 35.0 / 129 Williamson

14756 Stardust Rd., Johnston City • (618) 983-8822 https://m.facebook.com/StardustGolfCourse/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Stone Creek 18: 72 / 6,875 / 74.0 / 140 Jackson 503 Stone Creek Dr., Makanda • (618) 457-5455 • www.stonecreekgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Union County 18: 71 / 6,613 / 71.4 / 132 Saline

413 E. New St., Attica • (765) 762-1135 • www.harrisonhills.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Brown Deer Park 18: 71 / 6,716 / 72.6 / 132

Geoff Curtis (GM)

3705 E. Ind. 16 • (219) 275-7771 • www.hazeldencountryclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hulman Links 18: 72 / 7,225 / 74.9 / 144

990 N. Chamberlain St., Terre Haute • (812) 877-2096 • www.hulmanlinks.com David Kennedy

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Legacy Hills 18: 72 / 6,600 / unrated

299 W. Johnson Rd., LaPorte • (219) 324-4777 https://m.facebook.com/Legacy-Hills-Golf-Club-Inc-113554758679199/

1110 S. 8th St., Vandalia • (618) 283-1365 • no website

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––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Michigan City South 18: 72 / 6,169 / 68.7 / 113 North 18: 60 / 3,531 / 58.2 / 90

Indiana Outlying

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Mink Lake 9: 35 / 3,000 / 33.5 / 102

18: 72 / 6,917 / 73.0 / 134

245 Tower Rd., Valparaiso • (219) 462-5050 • www.golfataberdeen.com

Mike Higdon

2222 Woodlawn Dr., LaPorte • (219) 362-2651 • www.thebeachwoodgolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Birck Boilermaker Kampen 18: 72 / 7,253 / 76.5 / 145 Ackerman 18: 71 / 6,436 / 70.3 / 124 1300 Cherry Ln., West Lafayette • (765) 494-3139 • www.purduegolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Blackthorn 18: 72 / 7,105 / 75.2 / 135 6100 Nimitz Pkwy., South Bend • (574) 232-4653 • www.blackthorngolf.com

8687 N 300 W, Lake Village • (219) 992-3337 • no website

Gene Berry

4000 E. Michigan Blvd., Michigan City • (219) 873-1516 • www.michigancitygolfcourse.com 636 N. Calumet Ave., Valparaiso • (219) 462-2585 • no website

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Beechwood 18: 72 / 6,657 / 72.8 / 129

Rich Love

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Brassie 18: 72 / 7,008 / 74.3 / 137

1110 Pearson Rd., Chesterton • (219) 921-1192 • www.thebrassie.com Deane Borcherding

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Notre Dame Burke 9: 35 / 3,211 / 35.5 / 116 US 933 at Dorr Rd. (east) • (574) 631-6425 • http://burkegolfcourse.nd.edu/

John Foster

365 Pottawatomi Dr., Fontana • (262) 275-3705 • www.countryclubestatesgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Delbrook North 9: 35 / 3,183 / ratings Middle 9: 36 / 3,326 / combine South 9: 36 / 3,266 / on 9s 700 S. 2nd St., Delavan • (262) 728-3966 • www.delbrookgc.com

Dan Piecha

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Erin Hills 18: 72 / 7,820 / 77.9 / 145 7169 County Rd. O, Erin • (866) 772-4769, (262) 670-8600 • www.erinhills.com

Rich Tock

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Geneva National Palmer 18: 72 / 7,171 / 74.8 / 140 Trevino 18: 72 / 7,120 / 74.5 / 137 Player 18: 72 / 7,039 / 74.4 / 138 1221 Geneva National Ave. South, Lake Geneva • (262) 245-7000 www.genevanationalresort.com

David Winget

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Grand Geneva Brute 18: 72 / 6,997 / 73.8 / 136 Highlands 18: 71 / 6,167 / 71.9 / 131 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva • (262) 248-8811 • www.grandgeneva.com

10527 Bunker Dr., DeMotte • (877) 987-3611 • www.sandypinesgc.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lake Lawn Resort 18: 70 / 6,418 / 69.2 / 120

Brad Burvan

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Studebaker 9: 29 / 1,898 / unrated 718 E. Calvert St., South Bend • (574) 287-6634 • www.sbparkgolf.org/studebaker/

5203 Plymouth Tr., Plymouth • (800) 935-5545 • http://swanlakeresort.com 3875 N. State Rd. 52, Lebanon • (765) 482-7272 • www.thetrophyclubgolf.com

B.G. Winings

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7377 Krueger Rd., Lake Geneva • (262) 348-9900 • www.hawksviewgolfclub.com 6200 Northwestern Ave., Racine • (262) 637-5068 • www.racinegolfonline.com 2400 E. Geneva St., Delavan • (262) 728-2347 • www.lakelawnresort.com

Jeff Selgren

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lawsonia Links 18: 72 / 6,853 / 72.8 / 130 Woodlands 18: 72 / 6,618 / 72.7 / 132

W2615 S. Valley View Dr., Green Lake • (920) 294-3320 • www.lawsonia.com Jeff Kleinke

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Nippersink Resort 18: 71 / 6,652 / 69.9 / 119

N1055 Tombeau Rd., Genoa City • (262) 279-6311 • www.nippersinkresort.com Tracy Heim

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Petrifying Springs 18: 70 / 5,979 / 67.8 / 119

4909 7th St., Kenosha • (262) 552-9052 • www.co.kenosha.wi.us/publicworks.golf Chris Adams

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sand Valley 18: 72 / 6,909 / 72.6 / 128

Wisconsin

2335 Clifford Rd., Valparaiso • (219) 531-7888 • www.creeksidegolfcourse.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Curtis Creek 18: 72 / 6,284 / 70.6 / 117

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Country Club Estates 9: 35 / 3,011 / 32.3 / 121

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Johnson Park 18: 72 / 6,703 / 71.5 / 124

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Sandy Pines 18: 72 / 6,801 / 72.2 / 135

4400 W. 16th St., Speedway • (317) 484-6572 • www.brickyardcrossing.com Jeff Schroeder

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Creekside Glen 9: 36 / 3,270 / 36.0 / 125 Meadows 3:

7625 N. Range Line Rd., Milwaukee • (414) 352-8080 • http://milwaukeecountygolfcourses.com

383 W. County Rd. 875 N., Portage • (219) 762-9711 • www.robbinhurst.com Andrew Elderkin

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Robbinhurst 18: 68 / 5,629 / 66.5 / 111

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trophy Club 18: 72 / 7,317 / 75.3 / 138

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Brickyard Crossing 18: 72 / 6,994 / 74.5 / 137

Frank Blum (GM)

110 Warren Golf Course, Notre Dame • (574) 631-4653 • www.warrengolfcourse.com John Foster

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Swan Lake Black 18: 72 / 7,112 / 74.2 / 129 Silver 18: 72 / 6,825 / 72.0 / 126

3233 N. State Rd., LaPorte • (219) 326-1992 • www.briarleaf.com

16801 75th St., Bristol • (262) 857-2302 • www.bristoloaks.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Hawk’s View Como Crossing 18: 72 / 7,032 / 73.1 / 133 Barn’s Hollow 18: 54 / 2,708 / unrated

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Notre Dame Warren 18: 71 / 7,020 / 74.6 / 135

Jay Williams

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Briar Leaf 18: 72 / 6,850 / 73.2 / 132

830 248th Ave., Kansasville • (262) 878-1440 • www.co.kenosha.wi.us/publicworks/golf

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bristol Oaks 18: 72 / 6,319 / 70.1 / 120

430 E. Jefferson St., Anna • (618) 833-7912 • www.ucccgolf.com

Aberdeen

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Brighton Dale Links Blue Spruce 18: 72 / 6,687 / 72.0 / 129 Red Pine 18: 72 / 7,024 / 72.9 / 132 White Birch 18: 72 / 6,977 / 73.3 / 130

8670 W. State Rd. 56, French Lick • (888) 936-9360 • www.frenchlick.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– LuGene Links 9: 36 / 3,200 / 34.9 / 112

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Vandalia 9: 35 / 2,782 / 34.6 / 113 Fayette

3121 County Hwy. 1, Saukville • (800) 484-3264 • www.golfthebog.com

1697 Leopold Way, Nekoosa • (888) 651-5539 • www.sandvalleygolfresorts.com

5385 S. 1080 W., Rensselaer (east of) • (219) 866-7729 • www.curtiscreekcountryclub.com

Abbey Springs

18: 72 / 6,466 / 71.4 / 133

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Shoop Park 9: 34 / 2,631 / 35.5 / 113

636 N. 700 W., Hobart • (219) 759-5870 • www.duckcreekgolfcourse.com Ken Habhan (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Big Oaks 18: 72 / 5,848 / unrated 9: 36 / 2,962 / unrated

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Spring Valley 18: 70 / 6,354 / 70.1 / 119

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Duck Creek 18: 70 / 5,338 / 70.0 / 113 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Elbel Park 18: 70 / 6,885 / 70.7 / 113 26595 Auten Rd., South Bend • (574) 271-9180 • www.sbparkgolf.org/elbel/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Erskine Park 18: 70 / 6,098 / 68.5 / 120 4200 Miami Rd., South Bend • (574) 291-3216 • www.sbparkgolf.org/erskine/

1 Country Club Dr., Fontana • (262) 275-6113 • www.abbeysprings.com Jerry Mortier (GM)

6117 123rd Pl., Pleasant Prairie • (262) 694-4200 • www.bigoaksgolf.com

Jose Reyes

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Blackwolf Run River 18: 72 / 7,404 / 76.2 / 151 Meadow Valleys 18: 72 / 7,250 / 75.1 / 145 1111 W. Riverside Dr., Kohler • (866) 847-4856 • www.destinationkohler.com

4510 Lighthouse Dr., Racine • (262) 681-9714 • www.racinegolfonline.com

23913 Wilmot Rd., Salem • (262) 862-2626 • www.springvalleyccsalem.com John Wagner

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Twin Lakes 18: 70 / 5,930 / 67.5 / 116 1230 Legion Dr., Twin Lakes • (262) 877-2500 • www.tlccgolf.com

Chad Cantwell

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9002 County Rd. PD, Verona • (800) 897-4343 • www.universityridge.com

Mike Gaspard

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Washington Park 9: 35 / 2,759 / unrated 2801 12th St., Racine • (262) 635-0118 • www.racinegolfonline.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Whistling Straits Straits 18: 72 / 7,790 / 77.2 / 152 Irish 18: 72 / 7,201 / 75.6 / 146 N8501 Hwy. LS, Haven • (800) 618-5535 • www.destinationkohler.com

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Michigan Angels Crossing

18: 72 / 7,169 / 74.3 / 135

3600 E. West (Schoolcraft) Ave., Vicksburg • (269) 694-2700 • www.golfangelscrossing.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Arcadia Bluffs 18: 72 / 7,300 / 75.7 / 146 14710 Northwood Hwy., Arcadia • (800) 494-8666 • https://arcadiabluffs.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Bay Harbor Preserve / Links 18: 71 / 6,784 / 72.9 / 142 Quarry 9: 36 / 3,341 / 73.0 / 145 (Links to Quarry) 5800 Coastal Ridge Dr., Bay Harbor • (231) 439-4085 • www.bayharborgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Belvedere 18: 72 / 6,943 / 73.7 / 134 5371 Marion Center Rd., Charlevoix • (866) 547-2611 • www.belvederegolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Black Lake 18: 72 / 7,035 / 74.8 / 143 2800 Maxon Rd., Onaway • (989) 733-4653 • www.blacklakegolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Eagle Eye 18: 72 / 7,323 / 75.9 / 145 15500 Chandler Rd., Bath • (517) 903-8064 • www.hawkhollow.com/eagle-eye-golf-course/

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Forest Dunes 18: 72 / 7,116 / 75.2 / 146 Loop / Red 18: 70 / 6,786 / to be rated – counterclockwise routing Loop / Black 18: 70 / 6,861 / to be rated – clockwise routing 6376 Forest Dunes Dr., Roscommon • (989) 275-0700 • www.forestdunesgolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Grand Beach 9: 36 / 2,955 / 68.6 / 122 Grand Beach • (269) 469-4888 • www.grandbeach.org/pro_shop.html

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Grand Traverse Bear 18: 72 / 7,078 / 76.3 / 148 Wolverine 18: 72 / 7,043 / 71.1 / 138 Spruce Run 18: 70 / 6,304 / 71.1 / 134

100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd., Acme • (231) 534-6000 https://www.grandtraverseresort.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Marquette Heritage 18: 71 / 6,260 / 70.0 / 124 Greywalls 18: 71 / 6,828 / 73.0 / 144 1075 Grove St., Marquette • (906) 225-0721 • www.marquettegolfclub.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Harbor Shores 18: 72 / 6,861 / 71.7 / 143 201 Graham Ave., Benton Harbor • (269) 927-4653 • www.harborshoresgolf.com Ross Smith (GM)

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– HawksHead 18: 72 / 7,003 / 72.8 / 129

523 HawksNest Dr., South Haven • (269) 639-2121 • www.hawksheadlinks.com Larry Tebelak

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Lake Michigan Hills 18: 72 / 6,911 / 73.9 / 135 2520 Kerlikowske Rd., Benton Harbor • (269) 849-4653 • www.lakemichiganhills.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Pilgrim’s Run 18: 73 / 7,093 / 74.4 / 143 11401 Newcosta Ave., Pierson • (888) 533-7742 • www.pilgrimsrun.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Timberstone 18: 72 / 6,938 / 74.5 / 150 N. 3332 Pine Mountain Rd., Iron Mountain • (906) 776-0111 • www.pinemountainresort.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Otsego Classic 18: 72 / 6,267 / 69.8 / 121 Tribute 18: 72 / 7,155 / 74.1 / 134 696 M-32 East, Gaylord • (800) 752-5510 • www.otsegoclub.com

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9900 St. Ives Dr., Stanwood • (800) 972-4837 • http://www.tullymoregolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Tullymore 18: 72 / 7,250 / 76.0 / 150 11969 Tullymore Dr., Stanwood • (800) 972-4837 • http://www.tullymoregolf.com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Whittaker Woods 18: 72 / 7,071 / 74.3 / 144 12578 Wilson Rd., New Buffalo • (269) 469-3400 • www.golfwhittaker.com

Steve Dell

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Chicagoland Ranges

Stand-alone Outdoor Facilities / Indoor Domes BallyBunion 4200 Rt. 83, Long Grove Bartlett Golf Center 1301 W. Lake St., Bartlett Better Shots 825 Tyrell Rd., Gilberts Birdies & Eagles 800 Mcdonald Rd., South Elgin Bobby’s Hunt Club 491 S. Hunt Club Rd., Gurnee Boulder Golf Range 2900 Beverly Rd., Hoffman Estates Buffalo Grove Sports Center

801 McHenry Rd., Buffalo Grove

(847) 634-3363 (847) 830-9385 (847) 697-5000 (847) 931-2233 (847) 549-6090 (847) 426-1588 (847) 353-7575

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Egan’s Olympic medals on the auction block

The gold and silver medals won by H. Chandler Egan in the 1904 Olympics at Glen Echo Golf Club in St. Louis are being auctioned by Egans descendants. The auction is being handled by Lelands, one of the premier sports auction firms in the U.S, and opening bids of $100,000 for the gold (shown right) – for his participation on the Western Golf A s s o c i a t i o n ’s winning team – and $20,000 for the silver awarded for the team effort. In its announcement, Lelands said, “1904 Olympic gold medals as well as all the memorabilia for the 1904 Olympic Games are especially difficult to find. Only the third Games of the Modern Olympic Movement, the early nature of the event is a factor ... The Olympics had not yet reached anywhere near the level of popularity it holds today.” Golf was slated for the 1908 Olympics but not played. It returned last year in Rio de Janiero, but there was no team competition. That makes Egans team medal unique (no other medals from the 1904 Olympic golf competition have turned up).

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