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Golf Course Wins 'Best Staycation Spot'

A historic Niles golf course, Tam O'Shanter, got the most votes.

 

Given the choice of spa, golf or horseback riding as activities for a staycation, readera have chosen golf, at . 

And no wonder, because the Niles Park District carefully grooms the course, which has a storied history.

Vote in our next Readers Choice poll, running Monday, on Best Hot Dog.

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Red Sam Rackham May 12, 2012 at 07:00 PM
I'm still P-O'd with the village of Morton Grove for allowing ParKing mini golf course to be torn down. Their park district could've taken it over for those of us who don't play real golf but still like to play our 18 holes on a nice spring or summer day.
Pat Craig May 12, 2012 at 09:14 PM
ParKing was a private enterprise. Their layout was proprietary to them. Neither the village nor the park district had the power to prevent the owners from; A) going out of business; B) forcing the owners to allow their proprietary equipment and/or concept to be used by either the village or the park district, or, for that matter, anybody else. There is, however, a miniature golf course in Lincolnwood on Lincoln avenue at Devon if you are of a mind to putt-putt through a windmill.

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