Rockford golf courses open

To celebrate the first day of spring, the Rockford Park District opened Elliot Golf Course on March 21 for the 2007 season of golf, and announced the opening of the District’s other golf courses as follows: Ingersoll Golf Course opens Thursday, March 29; Sandy Hollow Golf Course opens Friday, March 30; Sinnissippi Golf Course (nine holes) opens Sunday, April 1.

Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and weekends through April 30.

Season permits will be for sale at all five golf courses, as well as the District’s Customer Service office at 401 S. Main St.

As an added customer convenience, the Rockford Park District is opening a new full-service registration location at Carlson Ice Arena on Perryville at Riverside Monday, April 2, with expanded hours, seven days a week.

If golfers already have their current 2007 season permits, they may golf prior to April 1 for a reduced greens fee of $5; otherwise, winter greens fees are in effect for daily golfers through March 28, which is $6 for golf and $6 for a cart for nine holes, $12 for 18 holes. Regular spring golf fees go into effect March 29.

Get your clubs out of the closet and get ready to enjoy spring!

from the March 28-April 3, 2007, issue

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