Free golf kick-off March 24 at Elliot Golf Course
Online Staff Report
Rockford Park District will host its annual free golf season kick-off from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 24, at Elliot Golf Course, 888 S. Lyford Road, Cherry Valley.
The event will feature the following opportunities for golfers and attendees:
· Warm up your swing on the driving range with complimentary range balls;
· Get quick putting tips from a PGA professional;
· Learn about Park District golf lessons and tournaments; and
· Sign up to win a 2012 Rockford Park District four-course golf season permit.
Light snacks and beverages will be provided by the Elliot Golf Course concessionaire.
Following are the opening dates for Rockford Park District golf courses:
* Elliot Golf Course, 888 S. Lyford Road, Cherry Valley, and Aldeen Golf Club, 1902 Reid Farm Road, are both already open;
* Sandy Hollow Golf Course, 2670 Sandy Hollow Road, Rockford, will open at 7 a.m., Saturday, March 24, with hours to vary depending on weather (spring fees in effect through March 25);
* Sinnissippi Golf Course, 2004 Arlington Ave., opens Thursday, March 29; and
* Ingersoll Golf Course, 101 Daisyfield Road, Rockford, opens Friday, March 30.
For more about Rockford Park District golf courses, lessons, clinics, camps and tournaments, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/golf, or call (815) 987-8800, where information about accessibility and programs for golfers with disabilities is also available.
Posted March 23, 2012
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