There was nothing, putt good times at the IPGA Village! From short to long game lessons, to chipping away toward great giveaways, to fun for the family, the IPGA Village was fun place to be. 


FREE Lessons with IPGA Pros

Every year, top Illinois PGA professionals are on hand at the Chicago Golf Show® to analyze your putting stroke and swing and provide helpful tips and bring you your best game! 

  • Full Swing Area

    • 7 full swing stations with an Illinois PGA Professional giving a complimentary 7-minute lesson. Find a instructor near you!
  • Putting Area

    • Get a 1-on-1 putting lesson from an Illinois PGA Professional. Learn quick tips and tricks to get your putting game on par.

more IPGA Village features:

  • Simulators

    • Get in on the 'closest to the pin' contest and win a FREE foursome at a local golf club. One winner will be chosen each day of the show.
  • Mini Putt/Junior Area

    • Bring the kids and have some fun at the IPGA mini putt game, featuring 4 mini-putt holes with obstacles, plus an inflatable with one hitting mat and foam golf balls
  • Illinois PGA Booth

    • Stop by and learn about the Illinois Open, Illinois Senior Open, amateur tournament schedule and PGA Junior League Golf

We would like to thank the following IPGA pros for providing lessons to our 2017 attendees in the Full Swing and Putting areas:

Brian Carroll, Royal Hawk Country Club
Brian Govi, PGA Member
Casey Brozek, Crystal Lake Country Club
Dion Hoegh, Metamora Fields GC
Don Morris, Diversey Golf Range
Doug Brazeau, Old Orchard Country Club
Ed Garland, PGA Member
Emily Brown, Indian Hill Club
Eric Aldrich, FootJoy
Eric Ilic, PGA Member
Frank Hohenadel, Westmoreland Country Club
Hans Larson, Westmoreland CC
Hiromune Takamura, Buffalo Grove Golf Center
Jamie Nieto, Pheasant Run Resort
Jason Mannina, Deerfield Golf Club
Jerry Moody, Rolling Green Country Club
John Gagliano, Golf Galaxy Naperville
John Mavros, Chicago Highlands
John McCartin, Chicagoland Golf Academy
Juan Espejo, Maryville Academy

Justin Perun, Inactive Member
Kent Sirois, PGA Tour Superstore
Kurt Uniek, George Dunne National
Lloyd McWilliams, Rockford Park District
Michael Wenzel, Sportsman's Country Club
Mike Carbray, Butterfield Country Club
Nick Papadakes, Onwentsia Club
Pat Dorgan, Diversey Driving Range
Pat Hickey, Cantigny Golf Academy
Patrick Lynch, Cantigny Golf
Paul Colton, Ridgemoor Country Club
Randy Heinrich, Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
Rick Silva, Movement 3 Golf
Ron Skubisz, Pottawatomie Golf Course
Roy Dombeck, Stony Creek GC
Terry Russell, Medinah Country Club
Tony Feminis, PGA Member
Tony Malatesta, Whisper Creek Golf Club

IPGA putting green provided by Don Snelten of Turf Systems Inc.