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Major Golf Excitement Is Here!! -- GOLF NOW! Chicago's May Newsletter


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Ruffled Feathers GolfWeek GolfWeek Amateur Tour Chicago
May 12th at Ruffled Feathers

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Tom Watson Senior PGA 2011
73rd Senior PGA Championship
presented by KitchenAid

May 22nd-27th at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Golf Now! Chicago's Annual Concierge & Hospitality Professionals Golf Outing
June 5th at Odyssey Country Club & Odyssey Fun World

Are you a Concierge or Hospitality Professional who would enjoy getting together with fellow colleagues and friends for a round of golf and a day of fun? Join us for GOLF NOW! Chicago's Annual Concierge & Hospitality Professionals Golf Outing. If you know of a Concierge or Hospitality Professional who is interested in playing in the event, please share the following information with them.

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US Womens Open
.S. Women's Open
July 2nd-8th in Kohler, WI

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Brassie, Harbor and Whittaker

With the Memorial Holiday weekend around the corner, don't delay in getting your tickets for the 2012 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid on May 22-27, 2012. Tickets for the event are limited, so buy them now and watch your favorites tee it up at the Golf Club at Harbor Shores this year. There are plenty of great golf courses to play along the way, such as The Brassie Golf Club in Chesterton, IN or Whittaker Woods in New Buffalo, MI before or after the event.

Also, if you didn't have a chance to find out more about Flossmoor Country Club and the various membership offerings in our last issue, now is the time. Also, what a wonderful Mother's Day gift a membership at Flossmoor Country Club would make for that special mom!


Paula CreamerWith May flowers in full bloom and golf courses dressed in green, now is the time to start planning for that summer vacation and golf getaway. With four professional golf tournaments this year just a short drive from Chicago, planning to see one or all of these events along with playing a few rounds of golf would make a perfect summer vacation!

Register for our U.S. Women's Open "Champions Experience" for an opportunity at a chance to win 4 Trophy Club tickets (valued at $600) any day of the championship rounds July 4-8. What a great way to spend the 4th of July holiday this year --- watching the best women golf professionals tee it up in Kohler, Wisconsin while enjoying a round of golf at a nearby course or watching the fireworks. So enter now for a chance to win. The winner of the Champions Experience will be chosen on June 1 and announced in our June newsletter!


Centennial ParkIf you are like most golfers, you'll use your driver off the tee and your hybrids and woods for long fairway shots and find yourself close to the hole with only a short distance to cover. Sometimes you have a straight shot to the hole with no interference, and sometimes you have to hit over a bunker or rough. Often, the green is elevated so examine the lie, and determine the type of shot to execute.

One kind of chip shot from around the green is the "bump and run". This kind of shot has the ball 'bump" onto the green and "run" right into the hole... Read more.

Matthew Meneghetti, PGA Professional
1005 South Centennial Drive
Munster, IN 46321
(219) 836-6932 office
(219) 836-6549 fax

Walk in the footsteps of the game's greats

Bobby Jones, Chick Evans, Jock Hutchinson, Max Marston, Francis Ouimet and you ... at Flossmoor Country Club--South Chicago's Premier Country Club!

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provides golfing enjoyment, competition and family entertainment in the south suburbs of Chicago. In 1899, Flossmoor Country Club was founded and is now one of the oldest existing clubs in the Midwest and home to a classic style, world-class golf course. With rich history and traditions, the "Flossmoor Experience" emanates through various member golf tournaments and social events culminating in the finest club experience Chicago has to offer.

Contact Mark Swinford, PGA, Director of Member Development for more information at or visit our website at or follow them at

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