Posts tagged "golf"

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 »

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 »
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The Ryder Cup Matches Fast Approach

The Ryder Cup Matches Fast Approach
We’re fast approaching the Ryder Cup Matches. On September 25-30 held at Medinah Country Club, some of the greatest golfers in the world will be competing for a chance to make their country proud. This is not a tournament about money or points. It’s about prestige. It’s about bragging rights. It’s about love of country. No greater event will... Read more »

Naperbrook Golf Course

Naperbrook Golf Course
Naperbrook Golf Course is located in Plainfield. At the crossroads of Naperville/Plainfield Rd. and Boughton Rd. sits a very well kept and a very reasonably priced 18 hole golf course. The only drawback I could come up with here at this course was that the chipping green, putting green and driving range were all on-top... 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 »
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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 »

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 »
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Fox Bend Golf Course - Review

Fox Bend Golf Course - Review
I had a discussion with a friend of mine the other day about our favorite golf courses. That discussion led to, if you had to pick one public golf course to play all the time, which one would it be? Getting even more into specifics, we put a limit of $50 as a cap including greens fee’s and cart... Read more »