JPGA 3RD ANNUAL GOLF INVITATIONAL
Glorious day for golf…
On Saturday, September 19, 2020, the Jackson Park Golf Course and Jackson Park Golf Association hosted 15 of Chicago’s finest Leagues and Clubs for the annual showdown of determination and grit to crown CHICAGO’S BEST LEAGUE / CLUB 2020!
The morning began with cool lakefront breezes, not a cloud in the sky, and warmed to ideal weather for golf! Golfers arrived early to warm-up at the range, practice putting, meet and greet teammates and competitors. Everyone eagerly awaited the 9:00 AM shotgun start.
Gifts included a JPGA washable mask, golf key chain with inspirational message, Luster product for men, glove from sponsor Wilson, and individual hand sanitizer bottles supplied by Chicago District Golf Association.
Boxed lunches were catered by Bon Manger Catering, LLC and owner Andrea Dillon scored big points once again serving our guests with delicious and nutritious fare!
The raffle table overflowed with items to satisfy both men and women and included golf clubs, caps, and gloves from Wilson; gift basket from The First Tee of Greater Chicago; jewelry; handbags; golf lesson certificates; and so much more!
Each par 3 had a Hole-In-One challenge featuring the following:
Hole 6: Srixon Iron set
Hole 8: $1000
$25 gift card from pro shop
Trip for 2 to Hawaii
Hole 13: X3 BMW
Hole 12: Trip for 2 to Las Vegas
Longest Drive Men: DENNIS REED (CDGA)
Longest Drive Women: ROBIN SHOFFNER (FN)
Closest to the Pin Men: BRIAN HOGAN (CPGA)
Closest to the Pin Women: GABRIELLE LOTT-ROGERS (WJPGC)
AND WITHOUT FURTHER ADO…THE WINNERS ARE:
MEN 27 DOLLAR GROUP
WOMEN FAIRWAY NETWORK (three-peat!!!)
LOW GROSS MEN BRIAN HOGAN (Chicago Parks Golf Alliance) – 73
LOW GROSS WOMEN ROBIN SHOFFNER (Fairway Network) – 87
Many thanks to Foreign Car Hospital for sponsoring our coveted crystal trophies this year.
1 27 DOLLAR GROUP 83*
2 LATIN ROMANS 83
3 CHICAGO PARKS GOLF ALLIANCE 86
T4 THE BOSSES 88
5 CHICAGO DISTRICT GOLF ASSOC 91
6 SHADOWS 92
7 FAIRWAY NETWORK 93
T8 EBONY LADIES GOLF LEAGUE 97
WOMEN’S JACKSON PARK GOLF CLUB
9 ST. MARK’S GOLF CLUB 101
10 WALTER & NETTIE GEORGE SPEEDY FDN. 104
T11 LADIES ON THE GREEN 107
SOUTH SHORE LADIES GOLF LEAGUE
CHICAGO WOMEN’S GOLF CLUB
* Scorecard playoff