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2018 Thunderhawk

Chicago-Milwaukee Challenge

Saturday June 16th


ThunderHawk Golf Club in Beach Park, Illinois, was designed by internationally acclaimed golf architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. The 228-acre Audubon Signature course provides valuable natural areas and wildlife habitat that benefit nature and challenge your game.

The par-72, 7031-yard course packs a lot of punch as it weaves through woodlands, meadows and wetlands. Multiple tees, roomy fairways and large greens suit golfers of all levels.

Loosen up at the 10-acre learning center. It features a 40-station driving range including specialized short game areas, chipping and putting greens, and practice bunkers.

  • Date: Saturday, June 16
  • Entry Fee: $125.00 -Includes golf, carts, and prize pool
  • Format: 18 hole stroke play    
  • Start Time: 11am
  • Payment Due By: Friday June 8th

Registration is Open!!


Tournament Information


Tee Boxes


Champ & A - Brass (6600)

B Flight - Bronze (6300)

C & D Flight - Silver (6100)


A & B Flights - GOLFWEEK GREEN (5500)

C & D Flights - Auburn (5200)

Tournament Prize Pool

These amounts are estimates and based on the number of entries per flight -- final amounts subject to change upon final headcount  

CHAMP Flight -- 1st $150 2nd $50

A Flight -- 1st $250 2nd $100 3rd $75 4th $50

B Flight -- 1st 300 2nd $150 3rd $75 4th $50 5th $25

C Flight -- 1st $225 2nd $100 3rd $75 4th $50

D Flight --1st $175 2nd $100 3rd $75


Practice Rounds

  • $50 for Golfweek Members at 2:00pm every weekday for 18 with cart

Tournament Schedule

  • Registration Opens at 10am
  • Team Titleist will be on the range from 10am to 3pm conducting FREE golf ball fittings

Tournament Contests


Skins & Pins

$20 for the tournament

  • $10 Flighted Skins
  • $5 Super Skins
  • $5 Flighted CTP

Champ: #13    A Flight:#3

B Flight:#6    C Flight:#17

D Flight:#15

Hole in One

#13 - $2500

This weeks challenge hole:




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