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2022 The Greater Chicago Open at Hilldale Golf Club, September 18th, at 1pm

September 18 @ 1:00 PM CDT

Golf ball on a tee. / Golfbolti á teig.

Purchase Tickets

Maximum number of Teams is 18 for this event.

Gen40.00 USDGeneral 2022 ChiOpen Ticket
Your eTicket will be emailed after payment to your PayPal email address.


TGCI Open is a 9 hole tournament played in teams of two players. The format is Texas Scramble where each player hits a drive and the team picks the one they want to use. Both players hit their next shot from that location and then pick the better of the two shots and so on until the ball is holed. To speed up the game and finish in about 2.5 hours, teams who reach a double par can pick up the ball. This format is great fun and so is the socializing at the awards ceremony after the round where we’ll enjoy food and drinks. There’s a great sushi place on the golf course if anyone wants to make a night of it.


Gifts and prizes from sponsors:

  • The Blue Lagoon: skin products for everyone! 
  • IcelandAir: a $500 gift certificate (no travel restrictions), which will be the prize for ‘A Hole in One’ on hole number 8.  If no one hits a hole in one, the player closest to the pin wins the $500.
  • The Hyatt Centric Mag Mile: two nights at their downtown hotel, which will be the prize for ‘Longest Drive’ men and women on hole number 7
  • Porter Pipe & Supply: tickets to a Cubs game (10/2 vs Reds) and a Sox game( 9/23 vs Tigers), both with parking, which will be the prize for ‘The longest Putt’ on hole number 3 and ‘Closest to the Pin’ on hole number 5.
  • Icelandic Glacial: Icelandic Glacial water

More prizes to be announced soon as well as confirmed sponsors for the 16th TGCI Open at Hilldale GC, September 18th.

Thanks to our Sponsors


Location and Time


September 18
1:00 PM CDT


Hilldale Golf Club
1625 Ardwick Dr
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 United States
+1 630 590 9805
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