The Forest Preserves of Winnebago County has a long tradition of hosting competitive golf events at each of its unique golf courses. Our flighted events provide players of all ability levels the opportunity to compete for a championship. Please take a moment to review the event information provided below.
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49th Annual Seth B. Atwood Golf Classic:
Saturday, June 1st & Sunday, June 2nd
Tournament golf starts here! This event offers four different divisions including Championship, Open, Women and Seniors. Unlike any other event in the area, players wishing to compete in the championship division must declare that at time of registration. Players looking to play in a flighted format may sign up for the open division which is flighted after 18 holes.
Winnebago County Amateur: Open Division, Women's Division & Seniors Division
Saturday, July 13th & Sunday, July 14th
For over 60 years Macktown Golf Course has played host to The Winnebago County Amateur golf tournament. This 36 hole flighted event was moved from August to July in 2012 and the move has participants raving. The event offers a unique, yet enjoyable format whereas participants remain in the same group through both rounds resulting in one of the largest tournament fields in the region.
2019 Ledges Invitational: Men's Division, Women's Division & Seniors Division
Saturday, August 10th & Sunday, August 11th
The Ledges Invitational offers participants a traditional tournament format. Players will compete in 36 holes of stroke play and are paired based on performance. Players are also flighted after 18 holes of play providing golfers of all ability levels the opportunity to compete for the championship of their respective flight.
Winnebago County Sr. Amateur
Thursday, September 12th & Friday, September 13th
The Men’s Winnebago Sr. Amateur is open to all male golfers 50 years & older. Players will compete in 36 holes of stroke play and will be flighted after 18 holes of play.