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Early spring weather helps Coyote Run set record opening

The exceptionally warm February weather pushed the opening day for Coyote Run Golf Course up by three weeks. There have been 600 rounds of golf played since Friday.

The original targeted opening date for the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District course was March 10, but Tom Denklau, the course manager, opened the course on Feb. 17.  

“The golf course has officially opened for the season and will remain open,” he said, “but based on temperatures during the day and rainfall/snowfall we may be unplayable or walking only.

“We budget for zero rounds . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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