GOLF NOW! Chicago

2016-Chicagoland's Premier Golf Destination Guide

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PUBLISHER'S WELCOME— Welcome to the 2016 issue of GOLF NOW! Chicago and to a happy and healthy new golf year! A sensational golf season is here, as Chicago gets ready to host the 2016 UL International Crown. This biennial team match-play event, featuring the top 8 golfing countries and 32 of the top female golfers in the world, will take place at the prestigious Merit Club in Gurnee, Illinois on July 19-24. Find out who will be crowned the best golf nation in the world. Purchase ticket packages now at, or visit for a chance to win our Championship Experience at the 2016 UL International Crown. The TOUR and Ivanhoe Club welcome future stars of the PGA TOUR this summer as the Rust-Oleum Championship moves from Cleveland to Chicago. You might just see a future Jim Furyk, Zach Johnson or Phil Mickelson in the flesh; you just won't know it yet! Get ready to walk with golf's Hall of Famers as they tee it up at Harbor Shores GC in Michigan at the 2016 Senior PGA Championship. Travel south towards Indianapolis to Crooked Stick GC and watch Jason Day defend his title at the 2016 BMW Championship! Start planning that golf getaway with friends and family. A tank of gas and a trip to French Lick Resort made our list with a ton of things to do for everyone (Pages 56-63). The Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort is world class! Hosting a golf outing? For event venues and planners that handle every need, visit our "Events" section. Take a quick trip to Scotland and check out Mistwood's new clubhouse, event facilities, and restaurant. Wow! This year, get a plan to improve your golf game, and — PRACTICE WITH A PURPOSE! Cheryl Justak, Publisher Publisher Cheryl Justak Sales & Marketing Mark Justak Art Direction & Graphic Design Thad Donovan, Creative Director Laura Krepp, Graphic Design Jennifer Rush, Graphic Design Contributing Writers Drew Blass/LPGA, Eric Peschke Patrick Donohue/WGA Christy Duke and Eric Aldrich/BGC Bill Abrams, Cheryl Justak Photo Credits Pete Doherty, Doherty Images, Pgs. 2-3 & 19 Charles Cherney/WGA, Pgs. 14-15, 66 Bella Photography, Pgs. 82-83 Judd Hansen/Merit Club Photos, Pg. 9 Courtesy Photos & Other LPGA/UL International Crown, Cover Front & Back; Pgs. 8-11 & 98-99 TOUR/Rust-Oleum Championship BMW Championship/Western Golf Association French Lick Resort, Sultan's Run Golf Club Bolingbrook Golf Club, Mistwood Golf Club GolfVisions Management, Inc. Ivanhoe Club, Morris Inn, Bill Abrams Golf Now! Chicago, Chicagoland's Premier Golf Destination Guide is published annually by Golf Club Masters, Inc. Web Address:; E-Mail Address: Golf Now! Chicago is fully protected by copyright and nothing that appears may be reproduced without the written permission from the Publisher. The Golf Now! Chicago name and design is a registered trademark of Golf Club Masters, Inc. While every care and concern has been taken to ensure the accuracy and completion of information provided in this publication, such information is subject to change without notice. The Publisher accepts no responsibility for such changes or for typographical or other errors. Cheryl Justak With Colin Montgomerie at French Lick 6 GOLF NOW! Chicago

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