Earlier this month, the Springbrook Ladies Golf League traveling team finished an outstanding season by winning the 2012 Chicago District Championship by a 10-stroke margin. Marking its fifth championship, Springbrook previously won in 2008, 2000, 1995, and 1992.
The Springbrook traveling team competes in the Southern Division of the Inter-Suburban Golf League Association of Chicago. Throughout May and June, the local leagues engage in match play for the Division titles. The four Division winners then meet in the play-offs in August to determine the overall Chicago District Champions.
The 2012 Division playoffs took place on August 6 at Foxford Hills Golf Course in Cary, Illinois. The final scores of the four Divisions were as follows:
Springbrook – Southern Division: 190
Schaumburg – Western Division: 200
Palatine Hills – Northern Division: 202
Our Lady of the Brooks – Eastern Division: 210
Members of the Springbrook team who competed in the final included: Alison Bassetto, Kathy Laubhan, Gloria Krauss, CJ Johnson, Carol Morrison, and Diane Parpet.
“The competition in the Southern Division gets tougher every year,” said Team Co-Captain Carol Morrison. “We are proud of our entire team who helped us reach the finals,” she said.
The entire Springbrook Ladies Golf League includes those named above and the following players: Sandy Aument, Katrina Carter, Sheri Maag (Captain), Mary Miller, Pat Norris, Kim O’Toole, Sandy Samples and Pam Schwer.
Photo courtesy Naperville Park District
About Springbrook and Naperbrook Golf Courses: Springbrook and Naperbrook Golf Courses are owned by the Naperville Park District and operate as an enterprise fund, meaning that no tax dollars are used for their funding. Founded in 1974, Springbrook Golf Course features a challenging, 18-hole championship golf course, a 28-stall natural turf driving range, two practice putting greens and a short game practice green with bunkers. Naperbrook Golf Course opened in 1991 and offers a links-style, par-72, 18-hole course, a 10-acre driving range, a separate lesson tee, and 2 practice putting greens. Golf lessons are taught by experienced, on-staff professionals at both courses. Each clubhouse features a golf shop, a food service area that serves a wide variety of snacks and beverages, and a relaxing outdoor patio. Both Springbrook and Naperbrook Golf Courses have been recognized by Golf Digest as among the “Top Places to Play.”