Seize the Autumn Spirit

No place else can you experience fall quite lik you will here in the Midwest. Because it’s a season to savor, we’ve assembled a list of our favorite ways to enjoy autumn in northwest Chicagoland.

10 Tips for Mastering Your Next Tee-Off

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






Beloit Club

2327 S Riverside Dr. Beloit, WI 53511 608-364-9000 http://www.beloitclub.com/

Swing into Retirement Successfully

If you think about it, retirement isn’t so unlike golf. Paula Dorion-Gray, CEO of Dorion-Gray Retirement Planning Inc., in Crystal Lake, compares the links with financial planning.






Nine Un-Fore-Gettable Golf Holes

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.






Spring Golf: All Play is Work for the Golf Pros

It’s not all fun and games for the golf pros, but their office is pretty enviable. Meet the pros at some of our favorite area courses, and discover what they love about their jobs.






Great Venues for Your Golf Play Day

Whether it’s a small gathering or a sold-out event, golf courses can custom-tailor their services for a variety of fun golf play days. Find out how these local courses inspire un-fore-gettable events.






Porter’s Pub: Fare on Par with the Best of Britain

Restaurant Profile: This British-style pub will leave you believing you’re at the fanciest of gentlemen’s clubs, even though it’s set at a public golf course. Step inside the upscale clubhouse at Bowes Creek Golf Club.






Boulder Ridge Country Club

Casual/American, Banquets
350 Boulder Ridge Dr., Lake in the Hills
(847) 854-3010






Bowes Creek Golf Club

1250 Bowes Creek Boulevard, Elgin Ill.
(847)-214-5880
bowescreekcountryclub.com