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Old Oak Country Club - Course Review

Old Oak Country Club - Course Review
Located in the sleep hollow of Homer Glen sits one of the first golf courses in Illinois. Constructed in 1926 this piece of property was one of the first courses to be built in the country. The course name, Old Oak is fitting. Mature trees and tight fairways are on every hole. Mainly oak trees and hickory’s,... Read more »

Carriage Greens - Course Review

Carriage Greens - Course Review
Sunday I had the decision to play golf, or watch the Ryder Cup. With the outcome of the Ryder Cup I’m glad I played golf. I’m sure I would of sat in my favorite chair and yelled expletives at the television while my dog shook in the corner thinking it was directed at her. So my decision to... Read more »

Village Links OF Glen Ellyn - Course Review

Village Links OF Glen Ellyn - Course Review
I didn’t even think we would get our round in yesterday judging from the weather in the morning. I woke up to 50 degree temperatures and an overcast sky. Figuring it was going to stay cool and, possibly rain, silly me wore the wrong clothing. My how fall can hinder your judgement out on the... Read more »
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Fall Approaches And Another Golf Season Ends

Fall Approaches And Another Golf Season Ends
As fall approaches and another golf season ends. As we move closer to shorter days and longer nights. Lets stop and be grateful for the opportunities we’ve had this year. We should all take time to appreciate the opportunities to participate in our chosen extracurriculars. Whether it be golf, biking, fishing on a warm summers day, we have... Read more »

The Links at Carillon, Plainfield IL. - Course Review

The Links at Carillon, Plainfield IL. - Course Review
A short drive from my home is The Links at Carillon located in Plainfield, IL. My wife and I played with another couple that are friends of ours on Labor Day. It was a fun day and even more fun to play this sporty little course. The Links has a unique layout. The course is... Read more »

I Hit The Links Because I Love Golf: Sometimes Even To Find Solace

I Hit The Links Because I Love Golf: Sometimes Even To Find Solace
I hit the links because I love golf. Sometimes even to find solace. I love everything about golf. What I like most about the game is it’s an individual sport and not a team sport. If I play bad, or the mechanics of my swing breaks down, I pay the price. Individually. No one to... Read more »
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Golf Outing For The American Cancer Society: Can You Help?

Golf Outing For The American Cancer Society: Can You Help?
Last week my wife and I had the opportunity to play in a golf outing at Carriage Greens Golf Course in Darien Il. The tournament was for the American Cancer Society, but benefits two specific individuals. Lee Bauers and Dee Fors. All money raised is donated to the American Cancer Society in the names of these two... Read more »

25 Telltale Signs You Might Be A Golfaholic

You have your therapy sessions on the golf course. You wash your clubs more than your car. You go to your home course and you always get the same gas cart. You go to the bar after your round and they have a chair with your name on it. Your staff doesn’t even show up... Read more »

Walking The Course Series - John Daly

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I am an admirer of the series on The Golf Channel called David Feherty. If you haven’t seen this series you should really consider watching it. He does interviews with A-List golfers. I saw the episode when he had John Daly on and I gained an all new respect for the man. He has gone through... Read more »
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11 Ways To Par The Economic Recession In Golf

11 Ways To Par The Economic Recession In Golf
It seems that the sport of golf is still having an economic recession along with the rest of the country. In an article that can be viewed here only supports my claim. But the question is, what can be done to stop the slide? I know that many Americans are in a stranglehold when it comes to... Read more »