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3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Our Virtual Links

Published on January 27th, 2021

"Carriage Greens is home to a beautiful 18-hole golf course, banquet event spaces, and a lively on-site bar & grill. When the weather turns for the worse, we have golfers covered: our Virtural Links are open for practice and play! Our golf simulators are powered by E6 and Flightscope, meaning that you’ll get dependable results based on advanced in-game physics. Of course, virtual golfing isn’t exactly the same as booking an outing to play golf in the Chicago suburbs. Though there are some things about virtual golf that are lacking, we can think of three reasons why you should give it a serious try! 1. Predictable weather conditions In the Midwest, we really have to be prepared for every kind… Read More

How to Tell if You’re Using the Right Golf Clubs

Published on December 21st, 2020

"Our country club in Darien, IL sees many visitors looking to improve their game with private golf lessons. One of the first things our golf instructor, Lou Ramadini, will typically look for is whether or not a person is using the right golf equipment. Today, we'll be talking through some tips that can help you assess your set of clubs at home. The Perfect Golf Clubs Will... Align with your swing speed Maximize your distance Fit naturally in your grip Shaft Length and Flexibility The 'shaft' is the section of the golf club which connects the grip to the club head. Most clubs are made with graphite shafts. Your height will be the major determining factor in the length of… Read More

Tips for Planning the Perfect Engagement Party

Published on November 16th, 2020

"For most of us, the day we marry is one of the most important days of our entire life. But running a close second is the day of our engagement, when a proposal is made and accepted, and a couple begins planning their future life together. Whether yours seems near or far, there’s no reason not to plan ahead! Tips from Carriage Greens C.C. Your engagement is often something you want to share and celebrate with your friends, and if you do, here are four basic tips for planning the perfect engagement party. Pick a location – When making plans for your engagement party, it is our hope that you’ll think first of Carriage Greens and our superb Lemont, IL… Read More

How Golf Lessons Can Improve Your Game

Published on October 20th, 2020

"Are you thinking about tee times near Chicago, IL and wondering if golf lessons can improve your game? The answer from Lou Ramadani, PGA General Manager & Director of Golf at Carriage Greens, is a resounding “yes,” whatever your level of play. Beginning Golfers If you’re a beginner or thinking about taking up golf, you should definitely take lessons to avoid developing habits that will negatively affect your game. And the longer you continue these habits, the harder they are to break. Take, for example, the grip. It’s probably the most important thing to have right but by far the hardest thing in golf to change. For beginning golfers, Lou will walk you through the fundamentals of the game, including… Read More

Top 4 Benefits of Seeing Live Music

Published on September 22nd, 2020

"At Carriage Greens, home to the Sandtrap Grill, we often host musical acts as a way to liven up evenings at our on-course restaurant. Most people would agree that seeing live music is fun, but did you know that experiencing live music can make us happier and healthier? Here are some of the unexpected benefits to seeing a live show. Reduce your stress. The positive effects of music on individuals’ stress levels is very well documented. Listening to live music is a great way to rock off the problems of the week and blow off some steam. Of course, it helps if you’re listening to music you enjoy! Burn calories the fun way. Great music will get you tapping your… Read More

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