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  • Chicagoland News & Events

    • PGA Merchandise Show has industry enthusiastic about 2013

      The 60th PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 23-26 in Orlando, Fla., celebrated its six-decade history while launching what many believed to be the most vibrant PGA Show Week in recent history to begin a strong 2013 for the golf industry. The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show brought together more than 1,000 companies and brands introducing new and innovative golf equip … Read more …

    • PGA Merchandise Show comes to a close

      The 60th PGA Merchandise Show closed Saturday and celebrated its history while launching what many believed to be the most vibrant PGA Show Week in recent history to begin a strong 2013 for the golf industry. The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show brought together more than 1,000 companies and brands along with more than 43,000 PGA professionals, buyers and industry … Read more …

    • Study: Amateur golfers feel belly putter rule will have minimal impact on game

      Golf Datatech, LLC, an independent research firm for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, has released a first-of-its-kind study developed to evaluate the reaction of "serious golfers" to the U.S. Golf Association's proposed new ruling that would prohibit anchoring the putter to the body while making a stroke. The study, which is being announced prior to … Read more …

    • Rounds Played at Record High Levels For 2012

      Golf Datatech, the golf industry's leading independent research firm for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, announced that rounds played in 2012 have increased significantly and are trending towards record high levels for the year. The trending growth in rounds played, which are at levels not previously experienced since 2006, are backed by findings tha … Read more …

  • Chicagoland Golf Scene

    • Medinah Brings 1st Ryder Cup to Illinois

      Storied Medinah Country Club is the Chicago area’s best-known and most frequent major championship venue. The private club features three courses but is widely known for Course No. 3, site of three U.S. Opens and two PGA Championships. Add the 2012 Ryder Cup to the list. The PGA of America announced in October of 1998 that Medinah would host the bien … Read more …

    • Revive That Old Time Feeling at Fox Bend

      Oswego’s Fox Bend Golf Course is a layout that purists will enjoy playing. The 6,890-yard, par-72 is a traditional test of shot-making ability decorated with mature trees, plush fairways and receptive greens. Owned and operated by the Oswegoland Park District, Fox Bend is fair, affordable and formidable.The layout contains 34 bunkers and water comes i … Read more …

    • Golf Club of Illinois: Dialed Down, but Still One Heck of a Challenge

      In 1990 Gary Pinns battled the blustery winds and snarling fescue at the Golf Club of Illinois to win the last of his five Illinois Open championships. A testament to the severity of the 7,041-yard par-71 course, Pinns, who is now one of America’s top teaching professionals, was the only man in the field to defeat par. The public links-style layout was … Read more …

    • WeaverRidge: One of the Best in Illinois for a Reason

      Aesthetics. Conditioning. Playability. Affordability. Ranking.Measured by any metric, Peoria’s WeaverRidge Golf Club is one of the best places to play golf in Illinois. Built on 300 up-and-down acres on the former site of Weaver Angus Farms, the 7,030-yard championship course was designed by the team of Dr. Mike Hurdzan and Dana Fry. The Hurdzan-Fry fi … Read more …