GOLF NOW! Chicago July News

Celebrate Independence Day & Support Golf's Greatest Players At These World Class Tour Events!

Summer golf is in full swing! Our Independence Day holiday is a chance to celebrate our freedom and to be thankful for all of the great things in our lives, including our veterans, family, friends and of course great golf! This year, support golf and these great tournaments by purchasing tickets to attend. Take the family and walk with your favorite Tour professionals or cheer for the up-and-coming super stars of golf. Check out these top Tour events in July!!

26 Major Champions Tee It Up At Olympia Fields Country Club - Most Historic LPGA Tour Field To Date

Come out and join 156 of the world's best professional women golfers on June 27 through July 2 at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, IL as they compete in this Major event for the 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship title. See golf greats such as Brooke Henderson, LPGA Tour winner and defending champion of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship; Lydia Ko, 14-time LPGA Tour winner, including 2 major championships; Stacy Lewis, 11-time LPGA Tour Winner including 2 major championships; Lexi Thompson "2012 Rookie of the Year" and 8 Career Victories to date; and Michelle Wie, 2014 U.S. Women's Open Champion -- just to name a few. This field of players is the most historic LPGA Tour field to date!
The KPMG Women's PGA Championship - a collaboration of the PGA of America, KPMG, and the LPGA Tour - continues the tradition of the LPGA Championship. Broadcast in partnership with NBC and Golf Channel, the Championship offers a purse among the highest in women's golf. The event combines an annual major golf championship with the KPMG Women's Leadership Summit and the KPMG Future Leaders Program - all focused on the development, advancement, and empowerment of women on and off the golf course.
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French Lick Resort Hosts Inaugural Women's Senior Golf Championship

If you love championship golf, you will not want to miss the 2017 Inaugural Senior LPGA Championship to be played on The Pete Dye Golf Course on July 10-12, a course quickly becoming one of the most highly acclaimed in the country. The field of 81 players will feature a collection of past greats in the women's game including LPGA Hall of-Fame members, current LPGA members and major champions over the age of 45. The 54-hole event will feature a total purse of $600,000. There will be no cut.

Prior to the 2017 Senior LPGA Championship, French Lick Resort is excited to also be hosting one of the new stops on the Symetra Tour 2017 schedule. The Donald Ross Centennial Classic will be a three-day, 54-hole championship played July 7-9, 2017 on the century-old course bearing the same name.

Whether you're a golfer or not, French Lick Resort offers something for everyone, and the level of customer service is second to none! Proceeds will benefit Riley Children's Foundation!!


John Deere Classic Celebrates 20 Years Of World Class Golf - Will Ryan Moore Repeat As The Champion?

The John Deere Classic also has been a place where young players get their starts, often by way of sponsor invitations. In addition to Spieth (2012) and Day (2006), other past sponsor exemptions whose careers have panned out include British Open champion Zach Johnson (2002-'03), Matt Kuchar (2001), Bill Haas (2004), Patrick Reed (2013), Webb Simpson (2008) and Tiger Woods (1996). In the world of amateur golf, the following players have received exemptions for 2017: Wyndham Clark, Nick Hardy, Dylan Meyer (2016 Western Amateur Champion), and Maverick McNealy. They will be included in a field of 156 players, July 10-16, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois where defending champion Ryan Moore will compete with 156 other top players for a purse of $5.6 million, with $1 million for the champion.

Tickets for the John Deere Classic are available at or by calling 309-762-4653.


Skokie Country Club Prepares To Host Elite Amateurs For 2017 Western Amateur Championship

One of the world's oldest amateur golf championships will again be played on Chicago's North Shore when Skokie Country Club in Glencoe, Illinois, hosts the 2017 Western Amateur from July 31-Aug. 5. Founded in 1899, the Western Amateur is the world's third oldest amateur championship behind the British Amateur (1885) and the U.S. Amateur (1895), and attracts 156 top-ranked golfers from around the world. Past champions include Jack Nicklaus (1961), Phil Mickelson (1991), Tiger Woods (1994), and Ryan Moore (2004).

Reigning Western Amateur champion and University of Illinois standout Dylan Meyer will defend his title and headline a field that also will include 2015 Western Amateur champion Dawson Armstrong of Brentwood, Tennessee, and 2014 Western Amateur medalist and Texas standout Doug Ghim of Arlington Heights, Illinois. Ghim's Longhorn teammates Gavin Hall and Scottie Scheffler and 2017 Masters low amateur Stewart Hagestad also have committed to play.

Skokie Country Club is listed among Golfweek Magazine's Top 100 Classic Courses. Founded as a nine-hole club in 1897, the core of Skokie's current routing was laid out by legendary golf course architect, Donald Ross.


Supporting Local Golf Events and Charities

GOLF NOW! Chicago, Chicagoland's Premier Golf Destination Guide, is the perfect "goodie bag" addition to your annual golf outing, charity, or upcoming corporate event. We are happy to donate our annual golf guides for your events and you can request them through our website at Golfers love them! We recently supported the 10th Annual "Growler's On Highway" Golf Outing with a supply of guides for their 120 golfing participants.


Enter Now For A Chance To Win Our Championship Experience To The Upcoming BMW Championship This September

Check out our upcoming promotional giveaway! Enter now for a chance to win our 2017 BMW CHAMPIONSHIP EXPERIENCE at Conway Farms Golf Club, Lake Forest, IL on September 12-17, 2017 (drawing to be held in late August 2017).


Olympia Fields Country Club
Olympia Fields, IL
June 27-July 2, 2017
The Pete Dye Golf Course
French Lick, IN
July 10-12, 2017
TPC Deere Run
Silvis, IL
July 10-16, 2017
Skokie Country Club 
Glencoe, IL
July 31-August 5, 2017
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