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Thanks for all the info, Countchunkula. That Illinois Open Series holds a lot of events, I'll have to try to get in one once I accept embarrassing myself again.

I'll look into some of these others, it's nice to hear there is some stuff going on. I was in Hoffman Estates today and the course was one of the busiest I've seen lately (outside of Lockport anyways).
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Old 09-02-2018, 08:48 AM
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There is a lot going on in the Chicago area. You can find a lot of it on some of the various club facebook groups. Here is a short list off the top of my head near you and their general area
Skulls - Geneva
Disc Golfers Union - Streamwood
Bird Brain - Elgin
Fox Valley Metro - Oswego
J-town - Joliet / Lockport
Chain Seekers of Illinois - Joliet area
Basket Cases - south suburbs
Discontinuum - Lake County
There are also leagues at KLM in Hinsdale. Wednesday nights right now, moves to Saturday I believe late fall.

Every weekend there are one or more PDGA tournaments going on.
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I'm up in the Logan Square neighborhood and am fairly addicted to it, but I don't own a car, so I find places and ways to throw at my Traveller basket.
Have not been out to the suburbs to throw in ages, and McCormick place doesn't really interest me enough (course wise) to devote the time it takes to head over there.
ITT was marginally better, and has Pilsen to get through on my way. But, it was down to 6 holes last year and the new building construction closing 3 holes off permanently made the rest of courses days seem numbered.
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:48 AM
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Ironically it seems I've found the dead zone in the Chicago suburbs for courses (ok, we have some pretty close to me, but they're pretty lame) and leagues. I'm not sure if the Lombard ones are still going on but that would be the closest. Sounds like there's lots around but it's just about everywhere but right where I am. Oh well, no further than I drive to play all the courses in those respective areas :-). Thanks again guys for all the additional info.
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A number of years ago there was some unfortunate friction that forced the Lombard leagues to move elsewhere.
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^That's right, I had forgotten about the Madison Meadows drama. As of last summer, they were still doing a small league night at the Commons, though. That was my home course until I moved 15 miles south last fall.
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McCormick place doesn't really interest me enough (course wise) to devote the time it takes to head over there.
What is this McCormick course you speak of?
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Guh. https://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=5640
It's off of McCormick, and like Touhy.
Really straight forward 9 hole 3 discs is enough course. With it being along a city park that gets a fair amount of bike, and ambulatory use. It's about control, and/or some patience.
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What is this McCormick course you speak of?
It's that statue park course that runs along McCormick. Not really worth the drive.
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Guh. https://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=5640
It's off of McCormick, and like Touhy.
Really straight forward 9 hole 3 discs is enough course. With it being along a city park that gets a fair amount of bike, and ambulatory use. It's about control, and/or some patience.
OK. When you said McCormick Place, I was thinking THE McCormick Place down by Soldier Field.

I have played the North Shore Channel Trail course several times. My mother in law used to live over there. Totally not worth the drive from anywhere on a day with half way decent weather because of the bikers and walkers. It was kinda fun to make up some safari holes on the way back towards #1.
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