June 2011 Golf Now


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

Enter now for a chance to win great golf and fabulous getaways!

Harborside International This month's Featured Promotion is a "Foursome of Golf with Cart" at Chicago's Harborside International Golf Center - just 16 minutes from Downtown Chicago. Enter at golfnowchicago.com.

BMW Championship You can also enter for a chance to win at golfnowchicago.com for our "VIP Event Package" to the 2011 BMW Championship at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club.

Private Club Membership - Affordable Lifestyle You Deserve!

Sand Creek Pool

Sand Creek Country Club offers to pay the initiation fee for any level of membership with a five year commitment.

Choose the membership classification that best fits you and your family's needs and start enjoying the only full service Premier Family Oriented Country Club in Northwest Indiana. Limited number available per member class.

For more information or to schedule a tour, go to sandcreek.com.

Porter's Pub at Bowes Creek Country Club - Private Dining In A Relaxed Country Club Style

Porter's PubThe perfect end to the perfect round of golf is happening at Porter's Pub, a new and exciting dining and event venue located at Bowes Creek Country Club. Minutes from the Elgin community and downtown areas, the "English" style restaurant and pub is perfect for any social gathering after golf or after work and offers a diverse and unique menu.

The beautifully detailed facility with spectacular views of Bowes Creek Golf Course is also an ideal setting for private parties, weddings, meetings and events of 30 to 150 guests. The private boardroom with outdoor patio access works extremely well for your next board meeting. Or just come out for a great meal and enjoy al fresco dining.

For more information about Porter's Pub at Bowes Creek Country Club, call (847) 214-5877 or visit bowescreekcc.com.

Golf Now! Chicago FEATURED Getaways --- Affordable Summer Escapes!

Summer golf is here! If you are looking to get away for a long weekend or just a day trip to golf, these Golf Now! Featured Getaways offer top golf courses, wonderful accommodations at a value that gives you so much more green for your dollar.

Sandy Pines

A Golf Now! Chicago favorite for avid golfers is Sandy Pines and Aberdeen! These two courses are 'best kept secrets" that offer championship quality, picturesque settings and beautiful layouts!

An easy drive will land you on the first tee at either course in less than an hour and a half from downtown Chicago. If you want to stay the night and enjoy local dining, visit the Inn at Aberdeen (walking distance from Aberdeen) or the Comfort Suites in Lowell (a short drive from Sandy Pines).

Visit sandypinesgc.com or golfataberdeen.com to take a tour!

Swan Lake Swan Lake Golf Resort, one of the Midwest's most complete golf, spa and resort facilities, is now offering special weekday packages through August. Swan Lake offers charming accommodations, 36 holes of championship golf, is home to the award-winning United States Golf Academy, and boasts two mouth-watering restaurants, a 30,000 square foot conference center and a luxurious spa.

Nestled on 600 acres, Swan Lake Resort offers its guests a chance to get away and enjoy what everyone else has been enjoying for almost 40 years - an affordable luxury!

Visit swanlakeresort.com for more information.

Eaglewood Resort The moment you step into The Spa at Eaglewood, you are embarking on a journey. It begins when you are immediately swept away by the tranquil sounds and calming aromas, and it continues as professional therapists escort you into a European-inspired private sanctuary for a truly unforgettable experience. And, whether you indulge in a Signature Spa Ritual or a Spa Therapy Pedicure, your spirit will reconnect with your body and mind.

The Spa at Eaglewood offers a customized package for each guest depending on needs and preferences, with one goal in mind: bringing wellness into your life, one revitalizing minute at a time.

Visit teeoffateaglewood.com to reserve your "Golf & Spa" Getaway Weekend!




June 27-July 2
LPGA FUTURES TOUR Returns To NW Indiana!

This year over 144 professional golfers will travel to White Hawk Country Club in Crown Point, Indiana to take part in the 2011 South Shore Championship held June 27th - July 2nd. The South Shore Championship is the only professional golf tournament in NW Indiana and is part of the LPGA Golf Tour, as the official development tour for the LPGA. This year's top five money winners on the FUTURES Tour will receive automatic entry into the LPGA. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the main gate for $10 per day or $25 for a weekend pass. Children 12 and under are free. For information visit www.southshorechampionship.com. Questions? Contact Carol Jo Fremouw at (708) 485-9240 or cfremouw@fmgevents.com.

Golf Now! Chicago Open

July 9-10
Are You Looking To Be A Champion?

On July 9 & 10, the GOLFWEEK Amateur Tour will host the Golf Now! Chicago Open at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club --an exclusive 2-day, 36 hole major event with 5 flights of competition! Amateur golfers will compete in a tournament setting to test their mettle against players of their skill level. Entry fee for the 2-day event includes 36 holes of golf with cart (8 AM shotgun starts), "all you can eat" breakfast and lunch buffets (both days), entry into a fabulous prize fund, and crystal trophies to the 5 flight winners. Shuttle service and local hotel rooms are available at the beautiful Midway Marriott Hotel.

Check out www.agtchicago.com for complete details about the tour and the Golf Now! Chicago Open.

Sand Creek
July 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.

Golf Now! Online

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