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Springbrook Ladies Golf League wins 2012 Chicago District Championship


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.”



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Naperville Park District
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Created in 1966, the Naperville Park District is an independent, municipal agency serving the recreation needs of its residents. An Illinois Distinguished Agency since 1994, the District is one of only 1% of park districts across the country to be nationally accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). The Naperville Park District’s mission is to provide recreation and park experiences that promote healthy lives, healthy minds and a healthy community. The District maintains and operates more than 2,400 acres with 137 parks and provides more than 1,500 recreational, arts and environmental programs and special events annually. Included within the District’s operations are two championship golf courses, a multitude of playgrounds, trails, athletic courts and sports fields, Fort Hill Activity Center, Knoch Knolls Nature Center, two inline skating and skateboarding facilities, the Millennium Carillon, a paddle boat quarry, historic Centennial Beach, and the beautiful Riverwalk.