August 2009

White Deer Run Golf Club Review – Vernon Hills, IL

August 26, 2009
White Deer Run Golf Club, Vernon Hills, IL

White Deer Run Golf Club is located in Vernon Hills, Illinois. I had the pleasure of playing this golf course on a lazy Sunday morning in the middle of August. It was unseasonably cool with a high temperature around 75, making for perfect golf weather. I arrived early enough to hit the range. I noticed […]

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The Bog Golf Course Review – Saukville, Wisconsin

August 21, 2009
The Bog Golf Course - Saukville, WI

The Bog Golf Course is in Saukville Wisconsin, north of Milwaukee. At the time, there was a package deal to play The Bog and The Bull, so we decided to play them both. The Bog was opened on July 15th, 1995, so what it lacks for in history it makes up for with length and […]

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Redtail Golf Club Review – Lakewood, Illinois

August 21, 2009
Redtail Golf Club, Village of Lakewood, Illinois

We played Redtail Golf Club on a Sunday morning in early August. We got there just ahead of an outing (luckily, they weren’t having a shotgun start, so it wasn’t a problem.) Come to find out, they had 4 outings that day! That seems like a lot, especially for a Sunday but it didn’t affect […]

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Ravisloe Country Club Review – Homewood, Illinois

August 10, 2009
Ravisloe Country Club, Homewood, Illinois

Ravisloe Country Club is a Donald Ross designed golf course in south Chicago. It was private for decades, until the recent economic troubles forced it to become public. I played here a couple times when it was private but now that it’s open, I thought I should return with a camera. What I remember most […]

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Chicago White Sox Perfect Game – Mark Buehrle – 7/23/2009

August 5, 2009
Mark Buehrle Perfect Game

My department at work had a half-day off-site networking event, as did other departments within my company ( We went to a Chicago White Sox game as a group, numbering in the hundreds. Little did we know it would be the 18th perfect game in the history of baseball! Our seats were upper-deck, between third […]

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Chalet Hills Golf Club – Cary, IL

August 3, 2009
Chalet Hills Golf Club, Cary, IL

I played Chalet Hills Golf Club as a single on a perfect summer Sunday morning. I’ve been in the Cary, Illinois area before, playing a nearby course, Foxford Hills Golf Club. There some great elevation changes in this area of Illinois so I thought I’d give it a shot. After I checked in I took […]

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