The legendary Donald Ross contributed to Chicago Golf in a big way with Ravisloe Country Club.
Jim McWethy was a visionary businessman and kind friend to those who were privileged to meet him. He also re-wrote the rules on what was possible for a public golf facility in the Chicagoland area. Jim McWethy was the owner of Mistwood Golf Club, which was honored by Golf Magazine and Golf Digest as “Renovation […]
Jim McWethy was the owner of Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville, which has been honored by Golf Magazine and Golf Digest as “Renovation of the Year” and “Best New Course.” In the second part of our 2016 podcast interview with Mr. McWethy, we learn about the surprising impact that golf courses in Australia and Scotland […]
As Illinois prepares to enter “Phase 4” in the reopening of the state on June 26, 2020, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has published updated Phase 4 Golf Operational Restrictions. Golf Clubs and Management (Minimum guidelines) 1. Groups must be spaced in tee times intervals so as to limit congregation before, during […]
With 18 major championship victories, it’s often been said that Jack Nicklaus transformed the game of golf. Therefore, it’s fitting that a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course has helped to serve as a catalyst for an ongoing community transformation just 100 miles east of Chicago in Benton Harbor/ St. Joseph, Michigan. The Golf Club at […]