Chicagoland News & Events

  • Cog Hill's Dubsdread Makes First Appearance on Golf Magazine's Top 100

    The newly renovated Cog Hill Golf and Country Club's Dubsdread, has been named to the Golf Magazine's 2009 Top 100 Course in the U.S. list. The Jemsek-owned golf facility and home course of the PGA Tour's BMW Championship is ranked 87th. Cog Hill was one of 14 courses that made the list for the first time. "This is one of the industry's toughest ...

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  • Play Cog Hill's Dubsdread Like the PGA Tour's Best

    Golfers who want to experience playing a course that is set up for the final round of a PGA Tour event will get that opportunity at Cog Hill's newly-renovated Dubsdread. The nationally-ranked course, which will host the 2009 BMW Championship Sept. 10-13, will be open for public play on Monday, Sept. 14 with the tournament's Sunday final round pin placement ...

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  • Stonewall Orchard to Host Illinois PGA Section Championship

    GRAYSLAKE - Only one of a handful of courses to host final stage qualifying for the 2009 U.S. Open earlier this season, Stonewall Orchard Golf Club will host the 87th Illinois PGA Section Championship Aug. 31 thru Sept. 2. A daily-fee facility that is open to the public, this will be the fourth time that Stonewall Orchard has hosted the Illinois PGA's most ...

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  • Kent State's Hahn Wins 107th Western Amateur

    LAKE FOREST, Ill.  - The turning point of Saturday afternoon's final match of the 107th Western Amateur came on the ninth hole at the blustery, sun-drenched and humid Conway Farms Golf Club. Zach Barlow, a senior at the University of Illinois, had a downhill four-foot putt  that, if converted, would slow the momentum of Kent State junior John ...

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  • U.S. and European Solheim Cup Teams Named, Wie Captain's Choice

    U.S. Solheim Cup Captain Beth Daniel and European Solheim Cup Captain Alison Nicholas announced their respective 12-player squads for the 2009 Solheim Cup during a joint press conference over the weekend at the Ricoh Women's British Open. At the end of the two-year qualifying process, Paula Creamer and Gwladys Nocera are the leading points earners for ...

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  • TeeTimeSavings.com - Play More Golf

    The newest and most reliable online marketplace for purchasing discounted rounds of golf provides golfers the opportunity to play more and pay less. TeeTimeSavings.com, formerly GolfUS.com, has officially launched its easy-to-use and informative Web site that features a comprehensive catalog of premier courses in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and ...

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  • Solheim Cup's Ping Pavilion is Sold Out

    Officials for the 2009 Solheim Cup recently announced that the tournament's Ping Pavilion tickets are sold out. The Solheim Cup, which features 12-woman teams from the U.S. and Europe in a team match-play competition, is set for Aug. 17-23 at Rich Harvest Farms golf course in Sugar Grove. The Ping Pavilion is a climate-controlled indoor spectator hospit ...

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  • Boccieri Golf - Small Company, Big Ideas...Heavy Putters

    How many strokes do you waste on the green? If you’re like most, the answer is too many. One company helping thousands improve their stroke is Boccieri Golf: Maker of the Heavy Putter. The inventor of Heavy Putter Stephen Boccieri – previously a nuclear engineer by week, scratch golfer by weekend – spent his free time evaluating equi ...

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