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34th Annual Illinois State Scramble

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34th Annual Illinois State Scramble

The 34th Annual Illinois State Scramble is April 29th and 30th at Village Greens of Woodridge.

The event is always one of the highlights of our golf season. Last year we had 122 golfers participate. The team of Dustin Drenth (Davenport, IA) and Adam White (Bettendorf, IA) led from beginning to end to take home the prize trophies.

This 36 hole two-person scramble is played at scratch. The winners are determined by low gross score. All golfers are eligible to register for this tournament. Entries close April 24th at 6:00PM, register now.

This tournament has estimated purse of $14,000. Payouts will be in the form of merchandise credit and will be awarded to approximately one-third of the field. In addition, there will be an optional skins game at $40 per team per day. For Skins, 100% of the pot is distributed and payouts (estimated to be $5,000) will be in cash! To be eligible for Sunday’s skin you must participate in Saturday’s skin and if no skins are awarded the pot carries over to Sunday.

Here is what a few golfers had to say about the event last year:

  • "Thanks again for running an awesome event this weekend. Always a great way to kick off the year, and the backpacks were a great tee gift." - Brien G.
  • "Thanks for another great event! It’s one of my favorites of the year." - Steve S.
  • "Thanks for another great weekend!" - John B.

Check out photos from last years Illinois State Scramble

Entries close April 24th, 2017 at 6:00PM. Don’t miss out on this awesome event, Register Now. Click Here.

 

 

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A League for Everyone at Village Greens of Woodridge

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League Play at Village Greens of Woodridge

With over 20 weekly leagues and clubs at Village Greens there’s a good fit for everyone.

Each of the leagues that play at Village Greens is different. We’re proud to host such a diverse crowd at our course. We currently have 22 weekly leagues, including 14 women’s leagues. Many of these leagues are open to the public and looking for new members.

Some leagues are more competitive, while others are just about spending time with new friends out on the course. Read on to learn more about some of our featured leagues and find the one that’s best for you.
 

Village Greens Men's Club

The Village Greens Men's Club is all about having a good time. This club has over 100 members. Golfers play on Sunday mornings. The club includes individual, 2-person, and team events in the schedule, with various formats.

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Some of the special events hosted by the club are the flighted Club Championship, Member-Guest tournament, and Member-Member tournament.

The Men's Club is actively seeking members.

Learn more about the Men's Club 

 

Midwestern Women's Golf Club

The Midwestern Women's Golf Club has been around for over 90 years. With over 60 golfers the club plays on Thursday mornings from April to October. This fairly competitive group follows all the USGA and League rules.

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The club's tournaments include Partner's Best Ball, Individual Match Play, Championship, and 54-Hole Ringer. In addition the club hosts special events like Fruits of Labor, Rally for the Cure, Grandmother's Tournament, and Fun Day.

"They have a great combination of social events versus competitive golf. It's well run, well organized. They do a lot of charity work. All of the women who play in there, they do traveling leagues and they're great ambassadors for the game." says General Manager Brandon Evans.

The Women's Club is actively seeking members. Intermediate playing levels accepted; you must have golf experience to join this league.

Learn more about the Midwestern Women's Golf Club 
 

PGA Junior League

The PGA Junior League is a great way for kids to learn golf or improve their game. The league organizes competition in a team vs. team competition format, team uniforms and snacks after the round brings a "Little League" atmosphere to the game of golf. The goal of the PGA Junior experience is making sure the game is fun and rewarding for each participant. Besides getting some fun competition, members also get plenty of golf instruction and unlimited range balls for practice.

The PGA Junior League Golf program begins in early June.
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Learn More about the PGA Junior League 
 

Legends League (Senior Men)

legends_banquet.jpg“Legends of Village Greens” golf league is a senior men’s league that plays on Tuesday mornings.

This league includes individual, twosome, and foursome events in the schedule. Some of the featured events are the Legends Championship, Texas Scramble, and their Annual Tournament.

Learn more about Legends League 
 

Afternoon Delites

This women’s league has an emphasis on fun and fast play.

The intimate league has around 20 members who play 18-hole rounds on Sunday mornings. Their goal: to finish in 4 hours or less. And, have fun while they do it.

This league is currently seeking members and accepting applications.

Learn more about Afternoon Delites 
 

Executive Women’s Golf League

The EWGA has chapters located in more than 100 major cities across the United States (and some international locations). Their goal is to connect women with a passion for golf helping them to learn and play the game for business and fun. The league is open to golfers from beginners to experienced players.

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The Chicago Metro Chapter of EWGA has around 340 members. They organize many leagues and golf events throughout Chicagoland.

This 9 hole league plays every Tuesday evening from May to early September.

Learn more about the Chicago Metro Chapter of EWGA 
 

Western Springs Infant Welfare - WSIW

This league is an all-female league that comes together on Monday mornings, excluding Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Some of their special events include a match tournament, a Fun Day and a championship in August.

This League does require that you follow all USGA/League rules.

Find out more about the Western Springs Infant Welfare - WSIW

 

Putt-Putts

This league plays on Wednesday afternoons beginning in May going into August. Putt-Putts is a fun and social league that accepts most golfers (intermediate is preferred).

Among their other events, they host a Rally for the Cure event at the end of June.

Find out more about Putt-Putts

 

Thursday Morning Early Risers

This ladies league plays the back nine on Thursday mornings. Their season lasts from May through September. Morning tee times in this league are from 6:57 a.m. to 7:33 a.m.

Join now, their pre-season meeting is in April.

Find out more about Thursday Morning Early Risers

 

Village Greens Women’s Club

This women’s league is for semi-competitive and intermediate to advanced golfers. They play on Wednesday mornings.

Golfers in this league follow all USGA/League rules. Those with league experience and a 40 or under handicap are welcome.

A couple of the special events in this league are a Guest Day and a Fun Day.

Find out more about the Village Greens Women’s Club

 

B & B Golf League

This Women’s league plays 9-hole rounds on Friday mornings. This social and competitive league follows all USGA and League rules. Intermediate golfers are welcome.

Some of their special events include a Guest Day, a Rally for the Cure event, and a Ringer Tournament.

Find out more about B & B Golf League

 

Tuesday Women’s 9 Hole League

This league is just what it sounds like. In this fun and social league women play 9-holes every Tuesday morning starting in May and going into September.

This league is actively seeking members.

Find out more about Tuesday Women’s 9 Hole League

 

Other Leagues

Our favorite part of the game of golf is the social aspect; bringing people together. Village Greens of Woodridge has even more leagues and clubs. If the clubs we shared here aren’t right for you we might still have one that is a perfect fit. Get in touch with us to find out more about league play opportunities. Call (630) 985-3610.

 

 

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2017 Illinois State Scramble

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34th ANNUAL ILLINOIS STATE SCRAMBLE - ENTRY FORM 


Saturday APRIL 29 & Sunday APRIL 30, 2017
ENTRIES CLOSE: April 24, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Village Greens Golf Shop. Payment must accompany entry.
EVENT: The Illinois State Scramble is a 36 hole two-person scramble format played at scratch. Winners will be determined by low gross score. Ties for the first place trophies will be decided by a scorecard playoff from #18 going in reverse if necessary. An estimated purse of $14,000.00 will be awarded. Payouts will be in the form of merchandise credit and will be awarded to approximately one-third of the field. An optional skins game will be held for $40.00 per team per day. Skin payouts will be cash and 100% of the pot will be distributed. Only teams who are in Saturday’s skins game will be eligible for Sunday’s skins. If no skins are awarded Saturday the pot carries over to Sunday. Estimated skins payout is $5,000.00. In the event rain cancels one day, no refunds will be given, and the payouts will remain the same.
ELIGIBILITY: Any golfer. Golf Club Professionals and golfers regularly competing for money in pro events are strongly encouraged not to participate.
PAIRINGS: Saturday’s pairings will be available beginning April 26th at 1:00 p.m. Playing partners and starting times can be requested for Saturday but are not guaranteed. Preferences will be honored based upon the order entries are received. Please indicate Saturday preferences on this application. Sunday’s pairing will be made by order of finish on Saturday. Sorry, no exceptions.

ENTRY FEE: $320.00 per team. Entry includes greens fee, tee gift, prizes, trophies, and lunch on Sunday. Carts are extra.
CONTACT: Village Greens Golf Shop staff at (630) 985 – 3610 or www.villagegreensgolf.com.
 
Congratulations to the 2016 Illinois State Scramble Champions:
 
Dustin Drenth, Davenport Iowa & Adam White, Bettendorf Iowa
 
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Congrats to Joe Madda and Kyle Martin for winning the only skin of the weekend with an eagle 2 on hole #12!
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