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In recent years the Wheaton Park District has made several upgrades to the Arrowhead Golf Course.

It started with a brand new clubhouse and then came the renovation of all 27 holes by Greg Martin.

Finally came improvements in the practice area and the driving range.

Now Arrowhead has taken a step to get better, they have added Pelican Golf in the basement of the clubhouse and Pelican when weather permits, can move outside to the tee line.

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The Pelican Golf logo.

There are several moving parts to Pelican Golf and golfers should enjoy them all.

The two professionals who golfers should recognize have been in the golf business around town for years.

Both Mike Mandakas and Kent Sirois have dealt with golfers for years, and Mandakas still coaches college golf.

Pelican Golf is a great addition to the Arrowhead Golf Club. It helps golfers get fitted for the right clubs, from driver to putter. Club repair and lessons are also available, it is the final piece that Arrowhead needed to become a complete facility.

Click here to hear the interview with Mike Mandakas about the new Pelican Golf.

DSC06459 Mike and Kent DSDSC06463 The putting area at PG DS   Mike Mandakas (L) and Kent Sirois (R) show off one of the new simulator bays at Pelican Golf. (R) the putting area that includes the SAM Putt lab and many putters to pick from if your for looking for something new.

While SAM Putt is one of the options for training at Pelican Golf, there is also Trackman and more ways to get your game on track for the season ahead.

Mandakas says that Pelican Golf’s social media network will be coming along shortly. In the meantime you can reach Mike and Kent at their online club sales website.

So if your ready to take some lessons, get fitted for or to buy new clubs, stop and check out Pelican Golf at Arrowhead Golf Club, open most days during the year.

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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.