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Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

The Battle of Evergreen CC

This article in today's Chicago Tribune tells the interesting story about Anna Mae Ahern and Evergreen CC, which is located in the Chicago suburb of Evergreen Park. The course sits on 95 acres of land...
Thursday, 5/7/2009 at 3:30PM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Ravisloe Update: 'Someone had to fall'

Deeds & Weeds has already covered the story of Ravisloe CC, the 108-year-old suburban Chicago club that was sold to a local veterinarian and turned into a public facility this month after a catastrophic decline...
Thursday, 4/23/2009 at 11:13AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

The Man Who Saved Ravisloe

Last month we blogged about Ravisloe Country Club, a 108-year-old private club (whose course was at least partially designed by Donald Ross) in the Chicago suburb of Homewood. Forced to close because of declining membership,...
Monday, 3/23/2009 at 4:59PM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Illinois Club Reborn as Public Course

Ravisloe Country Club was a private golf club for 108 years. But it couldn't survive the recession of 2008-09. The facility, located in the Chicago suburb of Homewood, Ill., closed last Oct. 31, a victim...
Sunday, 3/1/2009 at 5:16PM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Tom Wargo's Course For Sale

Is the golf course market overbuilt? This well-researched, wide-ranging article in Friday's Chicago Tribune, while not making any sweeping pronouncements, makes a good case that it is. It cites numerous examples of the realities of...
Saturday, 2/7/2009 at 6:07AM
News & Tours

Mid-season awards: Top players, coach

We're finally down to the brass tacks ... here's a look at the best of the best from the fall semester: COACH OF THE (MID)YEARMEN Mike Small, IllinoisFor as talented a player as Small is...
Friday, 11/21/2008 at 8:15AM
News & Tours

Mid-season awards: Surprise player/team

The first half of the 2008-09 campaign has come and gone. With roughly eight weeks to catch their breathe before beginning the spring march to the NCAA Championship, players and programs must assess where they...
Monday, 11/17/2008 at 5:30AM
News & Tours

Nothing Small about Illinois coach's game

There has been a running joke the past few years regarding Illinois men's coach Mike Small and how his game has been better than any of his Illini players. It becomes a hard point to...
Wednesday, 12/19/2007 at 9:01AM
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