Chicago’s South Side Golf Courses in Line for a Tiger Woods Upgrade

Officials who are designing, promoting and raising money for the new course are courting local golfers and vowing to keep it affordable. “There are some really loyal South Shore and Jackson Park golfers, and they deserve a better product,” said the golf analyst Mark Rolfing, founder of the Chicago Parks Golf Alliance, the nonprofit group that is working with the city’s park district on the project. “I would never be involved in an initiative that wasn’t going to be affordable. That is imperative. When it’s done, they are going to be so proud of the place.”

The Chicago Parks Golf Alliance has entered into a public-private partnership with the Chicago Park District; the district will decide who manages the course once the…

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