The 2021 Western Junior Championship will take place June 21-24 at historic Onwentsia Club in Lake Forest. The Western Junior Championship is the oldest national junior golf championship, has been played in more than 15 states and at several prestigious Chicagoland golf clubs, but never at Onwentsia, which was established in 1895. “Few golf clubs […]
The Evans Scholars Invitational on the Korn Ferry Tour, managed by the Western Golf Association, will be contested the week of May 27-30, 2021 at The Glen Club in Glenview, IL. The event will run through 2022. All proceeds will benefit the event’s sole charity, the Evans Scholars Foundation. The tournament returns to The Glen […]
Originally scheduled for May, the 2020 Evans Scholars Invitational at Chicago Highlands Club was postponed until September due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The BMW Championship is returning to the Chicagoland area in 2020. The event, conducted by the Western Golf Association, will be played at Olympia Fields Country Club. The precursor to The BMW Championship, was the Western Open, which was a fixture on the PGA Tour for decades. 70 of the Tour’s top players will be […]
Our guest this episode is the Senior Vice President of tournaments within the Western Golf Association, Vince Pellegrino. You can learn more about Vince and the Western Golf Association at wgaesf.org. In this interview with Vince, we learn: How winning an Evans Scholarship impacted his life Why the Western Golf Association started in Chicago How […]