Rockford Park District invites families and the general public to enjoy the new Family Golf Day event, a free fun afternoon of golf, golf skill clinics and contests, games, and other golf-related activities.
There will be contests for chipping, putting, kids’ long drive, hit the junk car, Golfzilla, and a putting contest with a chance to win a Rockford Park District 2019 Junior Birdie membership ($220 value). Food specials will be available for purchase during the event.
Free clinics will be offered as follows: putting at 2 p.m.; chipping at 3 p.m., and full swing at 4 p.m. The event also includes the opportunity to learn more about the Park District’s year-round golf programs for all ages; program and event information is available at www.golfrockford.org or by phone at 815-968-7529, where information about support, equipment, and programs for golfers with disabilities is also available.
Directions: Aldeen Golf Club - 1902 Reid Farm Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 - Take I-90 to Riverside Blvd. exit and go west on Riverside to Perryville Road. Turn left on Perryville Road and go south to Spring Creek Road (third stop light.) Turn right on Spring Creek Road and go west 1/4 mile to Reid Farm Road.