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Len Ziehm On Golf

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  • Senior LPGA at French Lick shows progress in women’s golf FRENCH LICK, Indiana – This is progress, no doubt about it. Barely a year ago there was one glaring void in the golf tournament schedule. Senior women professionals were being ignored, by both the LPGA and USGA. Now, thankfully, that’s no longer the case. That group of players, most of whom contributed so much to ...
  • THE GENERAL AT EAGLE RIDGE Fun Meter score: 8.5 Location: Galena, Ill. Course architect: Roger B. Packard with Andy North Opened: 1997. Par: 72 Yardage/Rating/Slope: Black 6,726/72.8/141; Gold 6,280/70.7/136; White 5,917/69.1/132; Jade 5,240/66.0/125. Saturday morning green fee: $$135 May though September, $115 October to winter closing. Caddie service: No. Walker friendly: No. Fairways: Pennlinks Bentgrass. Greens: Pennlinks Bentgrass. THE REVIEW Starter: The General is the premier course at the Eagle Ridge ...
  • TAM O’SHANTER Location: Niles, Illinois. Architect: Charles Wagstaff, 1925. Restoration: Bob Lohman, Doug Myslinski and Todd Quitno, 2018. Par: 33 Yardage| Rating/Slope: 2,475 (for nine holes) |63.2/110 (when played as 18-holes). Saturday morning green fee: $21. Caddie service: No. (Gas carts and pull carts available). Walker friendly: Absolutely. Fairways: bentgrass. Greens: bentgrass. Phone: 847-965-2344 Website: WWW.GOLFTAM.COM Facebook: @Tam O Shanter Golf Course & Learning Center Instagram: N/A. Twitter: N/A. THE ...
  • Chicago schedule nightmare ends with Singh’s victory at Exmoor HIGHLAND PARK, IL. – PGA Tour Champions is a funny circuit, especially when it comes to scheduling its major championships. While the other pro tours spread their majors throughout the schedule, the 50-and over men bunch theirs up. That’s not all bad, just weird compared to the other pro tours. There are five majors for PGA ...
  • U.S. Senior Women’s Open at Chicago Golf Club is a real feel-good story WHEATON, IL. –The inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open, which teed off on Thursday in the Chicago suburb of Wheaton, has been a celebration of women’s golf. It resembled a high school reunion, too, with the best pros and amateurs of the past re-connecting during three days of practice rounds and pre-tournament activities. More than anything, ...
  • John Deere Classic is a throw-back to the PGA Tour from decades ago Golf-wise, this little community on the outskirts of the Mississippi River towns of Moline and Rock Island in Illinois and Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa is a phenomenon. A PGA Tour event has been played here every year since 2000, and the entire area known as the Quad Cities has commanded a tournament for 47 ...