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History of Golf in the Southern Suburbs, May 1 2010

SOUTH SUBURBAN HERITAGE Association

24TH ANNUAL CULTURAL HERITAGE CONFERENCE

Whole In One: History of Golf in the Southern Suburbs

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Ravisloe Country Club, 18231 S. Park Avenue, Homewood, IL

Co-sponsored by the Village of Homewood Heritage Committee

 

Spend a day in the historic Spanish Revival Ravisloe Clubhouse “where golf’s Gilded Age is more than a memory” learning of the role golf played in the growth and culture of the southern suburbs.  Featured will be Tim Cronin, Golf Editor of the SouthtownStar Newspapers, Alberta Adamson, director of the Wheaton History Center’s Golf Museum, Dr. Claude Gendreau, new owner the Ravisloe Country Club and representatives of some of Chicagoland’s oldest south suburban clubs.  Learn the legends and lore of the clubs. Who founded the clubs? Who were the early members?  Who designed the courses? What tournaments and players graced the turf? What is a Chick Evans Scholar? 

 

The Distinguished Friend of South Suburban Heritage Award will be presented.

 

Pre-registration is required by Friday, April 23 so lunch can be ordered and packets prepared.  Coffee will be served from 8:30 to 9:00.  The conference begins at 9:00 a.m.

Fee includes hot lunch, coffee, rolls, and a packet of information.  Ravisloe is located north of 183rd Street just west of the Homewood METRA station (Oak Street) between Governor’s Highway (Rt.50) and Dixie Highway. Or exit I-80-I-294 south at Dixie Highway.

 

For more information call Elaine Egdorf, 708/798-9535.   Registration form is available on PFHS website, www.parkforesthistory.org at, “Documents–Membership–Registration.”

Fee:  $38.00 per person.  Make checks out to and return pre-registration by April 23 to:  South Suburban Heritage Association, P. O. Box 917, Homewood, IL 60430

SOUTH SUBURBAN HERITAGE Association

24TH ANNUAL CULTURAL HERITAGE CONFERENCE

Whole In One: History of Golf in the Southern Suburbs

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Ravisloe Country Club, 18231 S. Park Avenue, Homewood, IL

Co-sponsored by the Village of Homewood Heritage Committee

 

Spend a day in the historic Spanish Revival Ravisloe Clubhouse “where golf’s Gilded Age is more than a memory” learning of the role golf played in the growth and culture of the southern suburbs.  Featured will be Tim Cronin, Golf Editor of the SouthtownStar Newspapers, Alberta Adamson, director of the Wheaton History Center’s Golf Museum, Dr. Claude Gendreau, new owner the Ravisloe Country Club and representatives of some of Chicagoland’s oldest south suburban clubs.  Learn the legends and lore of the clubs. Who founded the clubs? Who were the early members?  Who designed the courses? What tournaments and players graced the turf? What is a Chick Evans Scholar? 

 

The Distinguished Friend of South Suburban Heritage Award will be presented.

 

Pre-registration is required by Friday, April 23 so lunch can be ordered and packets prepared.  Coffee will be served from 8:30 to 9:00.  The conference begins at 9:00 a.m.

Fee includes hot lunch, coffee, rolls, and a packet of information.  Ravisloe is located north of 183rd Street just west of the Homewood METRA station (Oak Street) between Governor’s Highway (Rt.50) and Dixie Highway. Or exit I-80-I-294 south at Dixie Highway.

 

For more information call Elaine Egdorf, 708/798-9535.

Registration form is at www.parkforesthistory.org, “Documents–Membership–Registration.”

Fee:  $38.00 per person.  Make checks out to and return pre-registration by April 23 to:  South Suburban Heritage Association, P. O. Box 917, Homewood, IL 60430

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