To paraphrase reporter Teddy Greenstein in his "On Golf" column this weekend, "Golf takes too long, is too expensive and it's too hard."
He goes on to say that "Mindful of those issues, the Arlington Heights Park District aimed to create a new experience.
Officials renovated and rerouted Arlington Lakes Golf Club to the tune of $2.4 million (plus $400,000 for clubhouse upgrades) — a bold step that has the attention of American golf's top governing body."
"It's innovative thinking," said Hunki Yun, the USGA's director of partnerships, outreach and education.
The public is invited to a free fun-filled morning on July 1st as The Course Awakens. Learn more.
Click to read the full Chicago Tribune article.
Click to see a 360 degree aerial view of the new course!
Learn more about the renovation of Arlington Lakes here.