New professional tour event brings more than 150 of the country’s best players to premier Chicago course
BOLINGBROOK, Illinois, May 14, 2021 – Bolingbrook Golf Club, the Village of Bolingbrook and KemperSports are pleased to announce that the club will serve as one of eight tournament sites in the Forme Tour’s 2021 tournament schedule. The inaugural season begins in late June and concludes in mid-September, with 156 players on the tour making a stop at Bolingbrook Golf Club from July 20-23.
“On behalf of the Village of Bolingbrook, we are excited to welcome some of the country’s best players to Bolingbrook Golf Club this summer,” said Bolingbrook Mayor Mary Alexander-Basta. “Tournament week will give players, caddies and tour staff the chance to experience all that the village has to offer, with award-winning golf, premier lodging and dining options nearby the course.”
Bolingbrook Golf Club, managed by KemperSports, is committed to delivering an enjoyable golf experience for players of all skill levels and offers a variety of programs for adults, juniors and families. The club serves as a community asset for Bolingbrook and the surrounding Chicagoland area and provides a recreational outlet that brings members, residents and guests together.
“At Bolingbrook Golf Club, we are committed to showcasing the benefits and joys of the game of golf at all levels of play, and this high caliber event is our opportunity to showcase our remarkable facility and golf experience. We feel strongly that Bolingbrook Golf Club offers one of the best golf experiences in the Chicagoland area,” commented Doug Friess, KemperSports general manager of Bolingbrook Golf Club. “Our team is committed to delivering a best-in-class experience during tournament week, and we are honored to have been selected as one of just eight host sites.”
The Forme Tour, a newly created, U.S. based mini tour, provides a path to the Korn Ferry Tour for the season’s top finishers and offers Official World Golf Ranking points with 72-hole events. Forme announced its sponsorship of the Forme Tour back in April, giving PGA TOUR Canada members a place to play after the global pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2020 season. Forme Tour players represent 21 different countries, with 84 percent of the membership coming from the United States.
To learn more about the Bolingbrook Golf Club Invitational, purchase tickets or become a volunteer, visit https://www.pgatour.com/canada/en_us.html.
About Bolingbrook Golf Club
Located just forty minutes southwest of Chicago, Bolingbrook Golf Club combines the elements of a world-class facility and championship golf. Bolingbrook Golf Club features an Arthur Hills and Steve Forrest designed golf course, an exceptional practice facility with a learning academy, state-of-the-art GPS-equipped golf carts, and a 76,000 sq. ft. clubhouse with a full-service restaurant and full banquet facilities.
For more information on Bolingbrook Golf Club, please visit https://www.bolingbrookgolfclub.com/.
Northbrook, Ill.-based KemperSports builds, owns, leases and manages golf courses, resorts, athletic clubs and lodging venues across the U.S. and Caribbean. The company manages an award-winning portfolio including nationally-ranked courses, private clubs, municipal courses and tournament venues such as Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, named the No. 1 Golf Resort in North America by Golf Digest and GOLF Magazine; Streamsong Resort; The Glen Club; Desert Willow Golf Resort; Chambers Bay, host of the 2015 U.S. Open. For more information about KemperSports, please visit https://www.kempersports.com/. Join the KemperSports social media conversation at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
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