Golfers can start warming up their swing by hitting the driving range. The driving range at Elliot Golf Course, 888 South Lyford Road, Cherry Valley, will be open Friday, March 29, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. A bucket of balls is $6 and a bag of balls is $3.
Weather permitting, Rockford Park District courses are expected to open sometime next week. A confirmed open date has not been set. For more information, please contact Elliot Golf Course at 815-332-5130 or visit www.rockfordgolfs.org.
Fast Facts about Elliot Golf Course:
• 18-hole championship course
• 6,433 yards of rolling terrain, large trees, and spacious greens
• Par 72 course
• Opened in 1968
• Named for Earl F. Elliot, a long-time director of the Rockford Park District