July 2011 Golf Now


We hope you enjoy this month's newsletter that highlights affordable featured golf getaways, specials, promotions, and upcoming tournaments!

Congratulations to Ed Winkel of South Bend, IN who won our Featured Monthly Promotion -- A Foursome of Golf With Cart at Harborside International Golf Center. Enter now at golfnowchicago.com for a chance to win this month's Featured Promotion!

Enter Now For A Chance To Win!

Big RunEnter now for a chance to win great golf and fabulous getaways. This month's "Featured Promotion" is a Foursome of Golf with Cart at Big Run Golf Club --A Chicagoland Championship Golf Course Open Year-Round. Take a tour at bigrungolf.com.

Phil MickelsonAll entries will be automatically entered for a chance to also win our "VIP Event Package" to the 2011 BMW Championship at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club. Visit golfnowchicago.com to enter now. We've extended the deadline to enter the contest to August 29, 2011. There is still time to enter for a chance to win!

You can also purchase tickets to the BMW Championship held Sept. 12-18 by visiting BMWTickets.com.

Golf Now! Chicago FEATURED Getaways --- Play More Golf, Save More Green!

Summer Golf is Hot, Hot, Hot! Escape now with a great day trip or customize a weekend escape with these Golf Now! Featured Getaways.


Our Golf Now! Chicago Featured "Day Trip" is Mistwood Golf Club, Home of the Illinois Women's Open. Centered around a beautiful 67-acre lake, Mistwood is designed to challenge and reward golfers of every level. Relish a classic golf experience including impeccable split fairways, highly-manicured and terraced greens, and an expert and attentive staff.

Driving Directions to Club: Exit I-55 at Weber Rd and proceed south 4 miles to Renwick Rd. Turn right. Club is one mile on the right. Only 40 minutes from downtown Chicago. For more info visit mistwoodgolf.net.

RECEIVE A FREE CART when you play Mistwood by visiting www.mistwoodgolf.net/golfnow.


Your Dream It, Joe Will Make It Happen!

Play great Michigan golf courses such as Ravines Golf Club, Quail Ridge and many more! With one phone call to Joe Rebone at (888) 861-6201, Joe can customize your dream golf trip to Michigan. The dream team at QNorth Golf knows Michigan golf and will work to get you the best pricing for the courses you want to play and the hotels where you want to stay.

You can also visit www.N9ne18.com to send your requests on-line to Joe. We at Golf Now! Chicago have played many of their recommended courses .... you won't be disappointed! Ravines Golf Club is one of our favorites!!


Customized Golf Packages Your Way

We know football season will be here before you know it and South Bend is home to Notre Dame's great sports teams, but if you haven't made a trip to "The Bend" to play some golf, you don't know what you are missing. We highly recommend staying at either the Hilton Garden Inn or the Inn at St. Mary's -- both are minutes away from two great courses -- Blackthorn Golf Club and The Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame.

Visit innatsaintmarys.com or hiltongardeninn.hilton.com to create the package that fits your schedule and your budget. Or call 574-232-7700 or 574-232-4000 and book your getaway now!


Sand CreekJuly 26-29
Sand Creek Country Club to Host NORTHERN AMATEUR GOLF TOUR
The Northern Amateur golf event returns to Sand Creek Country Club for the first time since the last event was played in 2001.

This exciting event starts with practice rounds on Tuesday, July 26th and runs through Friday, July 29th.

For more details, go to . www.thenorthernamateur.com.

Illinois Women's Open

August 2-5
17th PHIL KOSIN ILLINOIS WOMEN'S OPEN Adds a Pro-Am, Champions Dinner and Amateur Scholarship.
The Phil Kosin Illinois Women's Open announces that in addition to the State Championship of golf, new events will be included at this year's competition. The IWO Pro-Am presented by BMO Harris Bank will kick-off the celebration of the tournament followed by the Champions Dinner on August 2, 2011. The Joseph A. Kosin IWO Scholarship recipients will also be announced during the dinner.

The IWO Pro-Am presented by BMO Harris Bank is open to the public and will be held at Mistwood Golf Club one day prior to the beginning of the IWO. All proceeds will benefit the Chicago Friends of Golf charity. Anyone who is interested may register for the event online at www.mistwoodgolf.net/iwoproam. Cost is $95 per person and includes 18-holes of golf with an IWO player, cart, range balls, tee gifts, and attendance to the Champions Dinner. Check-in begins at 11 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 12 p.m. Dinner will succeed golf at 6 p.m. in the main dining room.


Briar RidgeAugust 29
GOLF FOR A CAUSE! Catholic Charities Golf Outing at Briar Ridge Country Club
Enjoy a great day of golf and feel good about supporting a great cause. Enter the Women's Division, Men's Division or Mixed Division and bring your winning foursome to the Catholic Charities Golf Outing.

This year's event is a "Shamble Format" which includes a Breakfast Buffet, Shot-gun Start at 9am, Green Fees & Cart, Snacks, Beverages, Lunch, Awards, Individual Gifts and Prizes. Cost for the event is a $150 Donation Per Person. Contact Rita Meyer at 219-663-8417 or by email at RMayer@Catholic-Charities.org to get in the game or be a sponsor!


BMW Championship

September 12-18
BMW CHAMPIONSHIP & 70 Top PGA Tour Professionals Return To Chicago!
Golf season is in full swing and Chicago is home to some of the most prestigious golf events in the world. The BMW Championship will again be taking place at Cog Hill Golf & CC for the 3rd year in a row on September 12-18 where you will be able to watch and walk with the top 70 PGA Tour Professionals as they tee it up on Dubsdread at Cog Hill -- one of Chicago's top-ranked courses.

Golf Now! Online

View our on-line version of Golf Now! Chicago, Chicagoland's Premier Golf Destination Guide.


Visit golfnowchicago.com to contact us for more information or email us at info@golfclubmasters.com.

We can help you plan your next golf outing or getaway!

You can also purchase tickets to the BMW Championship held Sept. 12-18 by visiting BMWTickets.com.