The Boxcar: A Refuge Golf Tournament (Chicago)

So, the trophy/award for winning the Rota (or maybe each tour stop) is going to have to come in a bindle, right?

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I’m in Glen Ellyn as well. Village Links could be a good venue for the west suburban.


All you suburbanites. Lol.


Is Ravisole going to be the south side venue?

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hey hey - grew up on the NW side of the city proper. but now just hate the city in general :slight_smile:


I’d love to participate in a few of these events. Great idea.

Think we lobbed out ideas back in the old thread, Refuge favs? But sounds like ideally, area captain/planner’s choice. Just the public options floated until our VIP members surprise us.

South - Ravi
NWST - Mt Pros
West up to debate - VL, Elgin, The Preserve?
North - Sunset Valley?
City - Harb, Jax, SMx2?


how about shepherds crook or thunderhawk for north? west prairie landing? preserve? agreed on south and nwst

im definitely thinking about flying in to some of these, they sound like tons of fun!

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Wilmette is a fun track to play a match on to the north and Canal Shores in Evanston would be a quirky workingman’s course.

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In on this. I’m in Glen Ellyn. I second the Village Links as a venue.


Ravisloe is obviously a favorite. But another south course that has to be put up for consideration is Kankakee Elks. Langford/Moreau golden age architecture at its best. Gotta be a way to work that in.


Pretty good choices. It would be nice to have the ability to walk, I would vote:

S: Rav
W: Preserve
N: I don’t get up there much to play.
City: JP

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In on this! Sounds like a great idea!

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Glad to hear it, and welcome to the Refuge! Take a look around and make sure to introduce yourself! If you’re in chicagoland, we have a whole thread where we post about meet-ups and the local golf scene:

On behalf of all Refugees, I hope you find your time here confusing and unproductive.


Is this event still up in the air at the moment? Sounds like a fun time and I’d love to help out!

I too am happy to pitch in any way I can

Same! I can help out with anything.

Just read about this in another thread! I’m based just outside Tulsa, and conveniently Chicago is one of the few places I can fly to nonstop at a reasonable price. Def wanting to put together a Strapped weekend for myself in Chicago this summer, and would love to do it around one of these events.


How did I miss this thread…would love to jump in. Can host at Olympia as an option for South


Let me know if I can help I am for sure playing in the South event and going to try my best depending on Dates to make them all.