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Champaign Country Club
(217) 356-1391
1211 S Prospect Ave
Champaign, IL
 
Lincolnshire Fields Country Club
217/352-1911
2000 Byrnebruk Dr
Champaign , IL
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Brent Wadsworth

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Urbana Golf & Country Club
217/344-8673
100 Country Club Rd
Urbana , IL
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Tom Bendelow

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University Of Illinois Golf Course - Blue
217/359-5613
800 Hartwell Dr
Savoy , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Lake Of The Woods Golf Club - 18
217/586-2183
405 N Lake Of The Woods Rd
Mahomet , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Champaign Country Club
217/356-1255
1211 S Prospect Ave
Champaign , IL
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Tom Bendelow

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Arborist News 
(217) 355-9681
P.O. Box GG 6 Dunlap Court 
Savoy, IL
 
University Of Illinois Golf Course - Orange
217/359-5613
800 Hartwell Dr
Savoy , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Stone Creek Golf Club
217/367-3000
2600 S Stone Creek Blvd
Urbana , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Lake Of The Woods Golf Club - Par 3
217/586-2183
405 N Lake Of The Woods Rd
Mahomet , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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What Are The Top Golf Tournaments

PGA TourThere are some golf tournaments whose pedigrees demand respect and admiration for what they contribute to the game's history. These tournaments test the resolve and skills of the players to a degree that other contests can't begin to match. Actually, it's a good thing that the really great golf tournaments don't come around but a few times each year. Anything beyond the strain evident in those occasional contests could be so dangerous to the psyches of some players that they might very well have short golf careers.

The world's golf season doesn't begin until the Masters Tournament opens play at Augusta National in the first week of April. Until that time of year, golf tournaments have been fun to watch and even seemed to illuminate which players were mastering their craft to really compete for the famed Green Jacket. It's when the Saturday round is over, and the field has shaken out to leave a few who have a chance to take the Masters title, that the real contest begins. And it isn't on the golf course. It's in the players' minds where the real struggle takes place. It's Greg Norman in 1996 watching a six-shot lead on Sunday give way to the steady play of Nick Faldo. It's Scotsman Sandy Lyle serving haggis at the Champions' dinner in 1989. It's Tiger Woods winning his first Masters and crying on his father's shoulder after dropping his last putt. It's just the Masters.

Next on the list of great tournaments is the U.S. Open Championship. It’s held at various golf courses in America, and is known for how difficult the USGA can set a course for play. The real rough begins at two inches, a little further in it’s four inches, and beyond that even a hay mower would have trouble getting through it. U.S. Open officials don't like their tournament being roughed up by par breaking players. On Sunday, the pin placements are in their toughest positions and the greens are slick as glass.

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