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Cardinal Golf Course
217/868-2860
15737 N Beach Rd
Effingham , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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St. Elmo Golf Club
618/829-3390
Route 2
Saint Elmo , IL
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
9
Course Architect
William J. Spear

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Bryn Mawr Country Club
847/676-2694
6600 N Crawford Ave
Lincolnwood , IL
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Year Built
1921
Course Architect
William Langford (R) and Theodore Moreaux (R) and Larry Packard (R) and Bob Cupp (R) and Jay Morrish (R) and Roger Packard (R)

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Pine Lakes Country Club
309/745-9344
25130 Schuck Rd
Washington , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Oak Grove Golf Course
815/648-2550
16914 Oak Grove Rd
Harvard , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Effingham Country Club
217/347-0423
W Route 40
Effingham , IL
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Evergreen Mini Golf
(217) 342-2544
Evergreen Hollow Par
Effingham, IL
 
Hillcrest Country Club
847/540-5113
3217 Rfd
Long Grove , IL
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Mistwood Golf Course
815/254-3333
1700 W Renwick Rd
Romeoville , IL
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Raymond Hearn

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Willow Glen Golf Course
847/688-4593
Bldg 3312 Buckley Rd
Great Lakes , IL
Type
Military
# of Holes
18

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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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