IVWGI to tee it up Aug. 8 at Prophet Hills

After a year postponed by COVID-19, the Illinois Valley Women’s Golf Invitational is back on the tee blocks.

The 62nd annual IVWGI, an 18-hole stroke play tournament, will be held Aug. 8 at Prophet Hills Golf Course in Prophetstown.

Any female residing within the designated Illinois Valley area may participate in the IVWGI. For participation eligibility, the player must be a paid member of the club and/or an active member of an organized league in which scores are recorded/reported.

The entry fee is $65, which includes a practice round and tournament greens fees, a tournament shared cart fees, lunch, appetizers and awards.

There are Championship, A, B and C flights with a gross team division, a net team division, senior division and a super senior division.

Practice round tee times can be made once the registration forms are received by calling the Prophet Hills pro shop at 815-537-5226. Practice round and cart fees for 18 holes is $15 a person.

For information, call Margie Sommers at 815-632-9615.

Kevin Hieronymus

Kevin Hieronymus

Kevin has been sports editor of the BCR since 1986 and previously was sports editor of the St. Louis Daily News, Tazewell News and ISU Daily Vidette. He is a 2021 inductee into the IBCA Hall of Fame as a media member and was awarded as 2021 IPA Best Sports Section and Best Sports Column