Chicago’s Southwest Michigan Golf Destination, the Island Hills Golf Club of Centreville Michigan. Check out the stay & play package for the Ray Hearn designed championship golf course, that has some of the nicest villa’s you will find at any golf course. Visit online Islandhillsgolf.com for more information. Just 2 hours from the Chicago area.
The summer season is coming and in just over one month the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay near Seattle will tee off.
Martin Kaymer who won the title last year at Pinehurst, will be the defending champion.
Jordan Spieth who won the Masters last month will continue towards winning a Grand Slam, and Phil Mickleson will attempt to complet the Career Grand Slam.
The USGA continues to work hard to grow the game of golf all across America and around the world. One of the ways they are exposing more people to golf is bringing the U.S. Open Trophy on a tour of the country.
This Sunday May 10th is your chance to see the Men’s U.S. Trophy up close. Are you ready for your photo opportunity.
On Sunday morning the trophy will stop at the Harborside Golf Links at 111th Street and the Bishop Ford Expressway on the Southside.
Starting at 1 PM in Lemont the trophy will visit the Cog Hill Golf & Country Club from 1-4 PM.
The trophy is coming from the Pittsburgh area and will move on to Texas in the week ahead.
Don’t forget to watch the U.S. Open from Chambers Bay coming up next month. U.S. Open week is from June 15th through the 21st.
The next USGA Championship in the Chicago area is the U.S. Amateur Chaampionship that will be played at Olympia Fields Country Club this coming August.
Currently it is the last USGA Championship that is scheduled for the Chicago area going forward in the years ahead.
The last USGA Championship that was played in the Chicago area, was the 2012 USGA Mid-Amateur Championship that was hosted by Conway Farms Golf Club and the Knollwood Club in Lake Forest.