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The Evans Scholars Invitational Debuts At The Glen Club!

The Evans Scholars Invitational will debut at The Glen Club in Glenview, IL on May 20-26, 2019. A brand new event on the Web.com Tour, the ESI field will feature the best and brightest future stars of golf. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Evans Scholars Foundation. The Evans Scholars Foundation offers full tuition and housing scholarships to deserving caddies across the nation. This past year, 985 Evans Scholars were enrolled at 18 universities. Since its founding in 1930, 10,830 caddies have graduated as Evans Scholars! (more…)

Championship Golf Is Here! 40th U.S. Senior Open

Championship season is upon us as the world’s greatest golfers get set to tee it up for the 40th U.S. Senior Open at The Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame, June 24-30th. See your favorites like Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer, Tom Watson, Retief Goosen, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Vijay Singh, and 2018 winner David Toms as they compete for the coveted Francis D. Ouimet Memorial Trophy. (more…)

University of Illinois Women’s Golf to Host Invitational at Medinah Country Club

15 NCAA Teams Compete at Historic Medinah CC October 8-9, 2018

Medinah, Ill.– The University of Illinois Women’s Golf Team will host the Illini Women’s Invitational October 8-9 at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill.  This marks the first tournament hosted by the Fighting Illini since the 2008 Illini Spring Classic in Urbana, Ill. 15 teams will be participating in the event in a 54-hole stroke play format. The Big 10 Conference will be well represented with four conference teams competing: Illinois, Indiana, Purdue, and Wisconsin.  (more…)

2018 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Delivers Enhanced Spectator Experiences at Kemper Lakes Golf Club

Contributing to the excitement and fun of this month’s KPMG Women’s PGA Championship—which takes place at Kemper Lakes Golf Club from June 26-July 1, the Championship will offer an enhanced on-site spectator experience that will let golf fans and families get up close and personal with the best players in the world.  (more…)

DeChambeau Highlights Field of Past Champs, Fan Favorites and Rising Stars at 2018 John Deere Classic

Photo courtesy of the John Deere Classic

Former Illini Star Dylan Meyer Receives Sponsor Exemption

Molinari, Niemann Bring International Flavor

MOLINE, Illinois (June 19, 2018) – With defending champion Bryson DeChambeau as the focus, this year’s John Deere Classic field will feature current and future Hall of Famers, up-and-coming stars, past champions and fan favorites. (more…)

Nick Hardy and Tee-K Kelly Receive Sponsor Invitations to the 2018 Rust-Oleum Championship

  Mundelein, Illinois (April 10, 2018) – University of Illinois star and Big Ten Player of the Year Nick Hardy will make his professional debut at this year’s Rust-Oleum Championship, June 4-10, at the Ivanhoe Club in Mundelein, tournament officials announced today. Hardy, 22, of Northbrook, who is completing his senior year at Illinois, said he officially will turn pro at the Web.com Tour event following the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship. (more…)

KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Returns for an Encore in Chicago’s Northwest Suburb

The best players in women’s golf are set to take the stage once again for the 2018 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship June 26-July 1, 2018. The stage – Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer, Illinois – will host a Major Championship for the first time since hosting the 1989 PGA Championship, when the late Payne Stewart came from behind to win the first of his three Major Championships. Now, after an extensive clubhouse renovation and course upgrades, Kemper Lakes will end its 16-year hiatus from tournament golf and prepare the course for international attention. (more…)

Highland Park’s Exmoor Country Club to host 2018 Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship

The 2018 Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship will be played at Exmoor Country Club in Highland Park, Illinois, July 11-15, marking the first time since 1997 that one of the five senior major championships has been held in the greater Chicago area. Conducted by the WGA and PGA TOUR Champions, the event will feature a roster of all-time greats in golf, including past Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS champions Jay Haas, Fred Couples, Kenny Perry, Bernhard Langer and 2017 champion Scott McCarron. Other well-known stars expected to compete at Exmoor include Vijay Singh, John Daly, Colin…continue reading →

Another Inkster, Johnson duel at The Legends Championship?

By Len Ziehm [caption id="attachment_1362" align="alignnone" width="584"]Practicing at The Legends Championship The storm is coming, but Legends’ players kept on practicing after their rounds at Pete Dye Course.[/caption] FRENCH LICK, Ind. - Becky Iverson started fast, Juli Inkster finished strong and Trish Johnson’s consistency was critical. In the end they shared the lead after Saturday’s first round of The Legends Championship on the Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort. Rounds started off both the Nos. 1 and 10 tees after afternoon rains entered the weather forecast and the last players putted out before the weather turned bad. (more…)

UL International Crown – On-site spectator experiences

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By Audrey Wayne, KemperLesnik

On-site elements at 2016 tournament deliver exciting viewing experiences for juniors, families and golf fans

2016-UL-International-Crown-4cGURNEE, Ill. (July 6, 2016) – Fans at the 2016 UL International Crown can find food, fun, learning opportunities and more when the LPGA comes to town July 19-24 at the Merit Club in Gurnee, Illinois.

From charity initiatives and free admission for kids and military personnel to an energizing first tee environment, the LPGA is committed to bringing fans closer to the world’s best female players to deliver a memorable spectator experience at this major, international competition. (more…)