Online Staff Report
Families with children of all ages can enjoy playing and practicing golf together at Rockford Park District’s four-hole Learning Links at Ingersoll Golf Course, 101 Daisyfield Road, Rockford.
The course features holes ranging from 60 to 105 yards, with open practice times for 2014 held Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. through late September.
Additional open times in the summer are Wednesdays, June 11-Aug. 20, 4-7 p.m., and Fridays, June 20-Aug. 22, 9 a.m.-noon.
Exceptions to open times are during official tournaments and lesson activities; call (815) 987-8834 to confirm hours.
Clubs in all sizes and golf balls are available to use free of charge at the facility. Admission fees are $1 for ages 17 and younger, and $3 for ages 18 and older ($1 if accompanied by youth ages 17 and younger). Park District golf permit holders play free.
For more about youth golf programs held at the Learning Links, as well as golf lessons, programs, events and tournaments for all ages, visit www.golfrockford.org, or call (815) 968-7529. For information about support, and adapted equipment and programs for golfers with disabilities, call (815) 987-8800.
Posted June 4, 2014