Red Tent documentary, program set for July 31 in Flossmoor

A golfer approaches a green at Ravisloe Country Club earlier this month. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

Last year, Ravisloe Country Club in Homewood was named the fifth best public course in the state. Now, the course is getting national recognition.Golf Advisor, an online golf course rating publication, listed Ravisloe the 20th best course in the country in ratings posted July 6."I think that is a noteworthy accolade, especially being a public course, and one that was at risk of being lost for play forever six years ago," said owner Claude Gendreau in . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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