Saturday, March 31, 2012
Green Garden Country Club's General Manager Todd Russell demonstrates how to play the challenging, par-4, 18th hole in Frankfort.
As general manager of Green Garden Country Club and in charge of running its two 18-hole courses, along with its nine-hole links-style course, as well as countless outings, banquets, training sessions and more, Todd Russell doesn't have much time to hit the little white ball. Fortunately, Russell did have a few minutes to take on the difficult, par-4, 18th hole on Green Garden's Blue Course. The hole measures 452 yards from the championship tees.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
A weekly video recap of sports in the Southland.
It's a football-heavy week in the Southland, with the first ever 7-on-7 practice among all four Lincoln-Way high schools. We also profile 1986 state champion quarterback Steve Maslan of Tinley Park, as well as Purdue senior and NFL hopeful Dennis Kelly, of Chicago Heights. For more information about the stories in the sportscast, check out the links below: Tinley Park Graduate Maslan Fortunate to Have State Championship Football Experience Southland Golf: Green Garden Offers 45 Holes, Challenge & Opportunities for Everyone A Football Flush: All Four Lincoln-Way Squads Enjoy Summer Scrimmage Former Marian Catholic Football Standout Kelly Prepares for Senior Year at Purdue
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Green Garden Country Club in Frankfort has two 18-hole courses, one nine-hole course and plenty of training facilities to meet the demands of the accomplished golfer, who is looking for a new challenge, as well as the newcomer who is looking looking for i
You won't find many golf facilities that offer as much as Green Garden Country Club in Frankfort. Green Garden is the home of two 18-hole golf courses, one nine-hole golf course, 30 acres of driving range area, a 10,000 square-foot practice putting green, a special area to practice your short game, a year-round Golf Academy and a unique, climate-controlled Golf Dome where you can work on all aspects of your game. "It originally started out as just an 18-hole course, but then the McEnerys bought it and there's been a lot of changes in the past 20 to 25 years," said Todd Russell, head golf professional at Green Garden. "They added the 27 holes, the training facility, the Golf Dome and all kinds of upgrades." Situated on approximately 550 …
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Your daily recap of the region's top stories
Marian Catholic Girls Basketball Team Ranked No. 1 by Patch New Location, Same Approach for Chalet Florist The Last Malt Shop in Oak Lawn UPDATE: Green Garden Golf Dome Collapses During Snowstorm (VIDEO) IPO Names Interim Executive Director Snowy Photo Galleries: Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park, Palos, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Forest, New Lenox. Frankfort, Mokena, Chicago Heights and Homewood-Flossmoor
Sunday, January 16, 2011
A recap of this week's top stories
Lots of news happened on Evergreen Park Patch this week. We started off premiering a new column, A Good Read on the Southland, where Dennis Robaugh links you to the must-read stories in the Southland. This week's posts were "Are Some Students Too Hot for Teacher?," "Crime-N-Shame, the Region's Best Cop Blotter," "Will 2 of the Southland's Most Notorious Killers Escape Death Row?" and "Hot Topics: Patch Readers Have Their Say." Click through these interesting reads and catch up on the hot posts of the week. Did you know that January was "Get Organized Month?" Lolita Cusic interviewed Evergreen Park professional organizer Colleen Klimczak, who shared with us a few tips on how we can get our house in order. Later on in the week, we learned …
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Chicago resident claims he was subjected to racial slurs and different work terms at the Frankfort country club and golf course.
- Joe Vince
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
UPDATE (11:06 a.m. Wednesday)--Julie Bowman, deputy director of the Chicago district office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, said EEOC employees, by law, cannot comment on complaints filed with the agency. A former executive chef at Frankfort's Green Garden Country Club has filed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint claiming he was discriminated against at the Frankfort country club and golf course because of his race, according to an agency document. George Dover, who was demoted from executive chef to line cook, filed the the complaint with the EEOC on Dec. 29. Dover, who began working at Green Garden in April 2008, is still employed at the country club. "During my employment, I was subjected to racial …