Golf in the winter months? It’s no joke at one golf club in Byron, where a combination of new technologies and casual hangout are making for a prime, year-round destination that welcomes the hardcore player and the neophyte alike. ...

As in so many areas of life, a sea of changes is slowly transforming this most traditional of games. We caught up with some of the area’s top golf pros to see how new technologies and audiences are shaping our local courses, and how they’re adapting with the times. ...

Stagecoach trails became the first formal infrastructure for Illinois travel. Join retired college professor Mark Schwendau and his wife, Karen, as they travel the Galena-Chicago stagecoach trail by motorcycle and note interesting landmarks. ...

These are the holes that test golfers’ souls – the meanest holes to be found at some of our region’s top courses. With some help from area golf pros, we look at the anatomy of these dastardly layouts and the strategies that enable the patient golfer to prevail. ...

Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the game, prepare for the golf season with these tips from our region's pros. ...

It’s time to dig the clubs out of storage and hit the links. As a new season tees off, consider tackling nine of the best golf holes in our region. ...

It’s time to pack up the van and head out for a summer vacation. But forget about those long cross-country drives. Here are five of our favorite places to play, right here in our region. ...