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The state of golf: A look at how courses are doing in the golfing Mecca of the South Suburbs

Golf has been an important part of the Homewood-Flossmoor community for more than 120 years. Flossmoor owes its existence to the sport. But golf has had its ups and downs over the years. In 2019, the owners of Calumet Country Club entered into a contract to sell the historic golf course to an Arizona real estate developer who plans to replace the course with a trucking hub/fulfillment center. 

The impending loss of the course brought home the importance to the community of these green spaces. We decided to check in with the other courses in the community to see how they are doing.

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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