If you're searching for a beautiful place to practice your golf swing, look no further than this list of Illinois' best golf courses. These wide expanses of greenery are located in city and countryside alike, some of which may even be located right in your hometown.
My golf buddy Bill is having both hips replaced this fall, and all I can think of is one unforgettable day one early spring. It was cold and wet and cloudy and Bill and I were the only two people on the golf course.
Some years ago a friend of mine, a weary veteran of Trying to Do Things in Chicago, was working with the city on a building project, and boxing with the usual shadows. He told me something that stuck with me.