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The announcement will be made this morning at the media luncheon at Gibson’s Steak House in Rosemont, across the street from the Donald Stephens Convention Center home of the 32nd Chicago Golf Show. Multiple sources have confirmed the details with Golfers on Golf.

The Illinois PGA in conjunction with the Northbrook based Kempersports Management will announce that this years Illinois Open, will be held at the Royal Melbourne Country Club in Long Grove, along with the Hawthorn Woods Country Club in Hawthorn Woods. Both clubs are located just a few miles apart in Lake County, and both are managed by KSM.

This year the normal 156 player field will be expanded to over 250 players, thus the need for two courses. Full details on qualifying will soon be posted on

The announcement will be made by Michael Miller Executive Director IPGA, and current IPGA President Jim Opp from the Bonnie-Dundee golf club.

Dates for the championship are July 20-22. More details on the 2015 Illinois Open will be posted here, as they unfold. Stay Clicked in.

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About Rory Spears

Rory spent over 8 years growing up working at Rob Roy Golf Club in Prospect Hts.IL, then two years at Chevy Chase in Wheeling. He has covered golf in Chicago since 1986. Rory was one of the initial members of WSCR all-sports radio Chicago and covered golf there for 5 seasons, before moving on to work for ESPN/Sportsticker and ESPN Radio. In addition to hosting Golfers on Golf Radio on WNDZ Am 750 Chicago, he writes for both Chicagoland Golf and the Chicago District (CDGA) Magazine. Rory has played over 460 courses in 37 states, and rates golf courses. He does golf course management and communications consulting, in the golf industry.