2021 Rex Spires Decatur Men’s City Amateur Sponsored by Michelob Ultra

South Side CC & Country Club of Decatur Red Tail Run & Hickory Point
July 17,18 & 24,25
2021 Men’s City Am Entry Form

Sunday, July 11th at 5 p.m.  Payment MUST accompany entry.


MUST have a recognized USGA handicap index to enter, through a Decatur Park District Golf Assoc., South Side C.C. or Country Club of Decatur (NO EXCEPTIONS).

MUST have joined an association BEFORE July 1, 2021 (NO EXCEPTIONS).

54-Hole Stroke Play Competition.  Flight breakdown as follows:


4.2 – under                 Championship Flight              Gross & Net

4.3 – 8.8                      First Flight                               Gross & Net

8.9 – 13.4                    Second Flight                          Gross & Net

13.5 & Up                    Third Flight                                 Gross & Net

$30.00 (does not include green fee or golf car fees)

Saturday July 17th at South Side Country Club
Sunday July 18th at Country Club of Decatur
Saturday July 24th at Red Tail Run
Sunday July 25th at Hickory Point

Practice Rounds can be set up at each respective course by calling the contacts listed below.  Practice Rounds days and times are subject to availability.  Practice Rounds at South Side CC will be $50 (cart included), and Country Club of Decatur will be $60 (cart included).

Players will be grouped according to handicap within their flight.

Tee times will begin at 9:30 a.m. on the 17th, 9:00 a.m. 18th, and 8:30 a.m. on the 24th & 25th.

Andy Potts at Hickory Point at 421-7444
Ben Irwin at Red Tail Run at 422-2211
Nick Taute at SSCC at 423-7789 ext 105
Steve Orrick at CCD at 429-7823


In the event of a weather delay, every effort will be made to complete the round that day.  In the event of a weather delay(s) that total more than two hours of time stopped, the round will be canceled and no scores will be posted.

Join Us for Women’s Golf Day – June 1, 2021

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Join the global community June 1, 2021

Ladies! Head out to Hickory Point Golf Club on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, to enjoy the driving range with pro’s, bar drinks, and get fitted for clubs!

Learn More About Women’s Golf Day

A One Day Event for New and Existing Golfers Joining Women and Girls Around the Globe. Women’s Golf Day allows women to explore various options in their community including local facilities, lessons, leagues and other ways to get involved in golf.

2021 New PGA Teaching Professional

Mike Yelovich has been named the head golf teaching professional for the Decatur Park District. Mike begins his new position immediately for the 2021 golf season.

A PGA member for forty years, Mike brings experience and knowledge, offering lessons for any golfer, junior to adult, at any skill level.

To schedule an appointment with Mike or inquire about pricing and availability, call Red Tail Run Golf Club pro shop at 217-422-2211 or contact Mike directly at 217-855-1195.


Restricted Golf Rules

For a full list of golf with restriction rules from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) click here.

With the precautions and operational restrictions outlined below, golf shall be permitted as a recreational activity, effective 6:00AM, May 1st, 2020. In addition to the general social distancing standards set forth in the Stay at Home Order, golf courses and golfers need to abide by the following controls.

Player Restrictions:
• Any players with any symptoms of COVID-19, should not play
• In addition, any players from a household with someone with symptoms of COVID-19 shouldnot play
• Golfers must walk and carry own clubs; no caddies.
• Bring your own supply of balls, tees, ball markers, and any other equipment needed to play golf.
• Insist on social distancing on tees, greens, and throughout the round
• Players shall maintain adequate physical distancing between other twosomes.
• Golfers should pick up their own ball
• Handle your own scorecard
• Bring your own water/sports drink, towel, and snack
• Do not use the public drinking fountain or ball cleaner
• Leave the flag in place while putting
• Sort out the sand in the bunker with a club
• Put on your golf shoes at your vehicle
• Bring hand sanitizer with you and use during your round and at the end
• No handshakes at the beginning of the round or at the 18th hole

Golf to Re-Open May 1

According to the Governor’s press release, beginning May 1 golf will be permitted under strict safety guidelines provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and when ensuring that social distancing is followed.

As soon as these details are released, we will be preparing to follow them to allow safe play at our courses.

Tee times will be available for reservation beginning Monday, April 27th at 8:00 AM by calling either pro shop, (Hickory: 217-421-7444 or Red Tail: 217-422-2211)

The first tee time available to reserve will be on Friday, May 1 at 7:00 AM.

Read the Governor’s full press release here: https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx…


The IHSA Girls’ Class A and AA State Golf Tournaments begin with practice rounds on Thursday, October 17. Play begins on Friday, October 18 at 8:30 a.m. and continues on Saturday, October 19.

Class A rounds will be held at Red Tail Run Golf Club by Raymond Floyd, while Class AA rounds are scheduled at Hickory Point Golf Course. For information regarding tee times, team results, and individual results, visit http://ihsa.org/SportsActivities/GirlsGolf.aspx.

For additional questions, please contact Andy Potts, Golf Pro at Hickory Point Golf Course 421-7444 or Ben Irwin, Golf Pro at Red Tail Run 422-2211.


Register now for the City Junior Golf Tournament scheduled for August 8 at Red Tail Run Golf Club and August 9 at Hickory Point Golf Course. Players aged 5 – 17 will participate in this tournament to highlight improvements they’ve made over the season, enjoy lunch, one practice round, a tournament round of golf, and prizes! Fee is $20, or $10 with Park District Junior Season Pass. Register online at decatur-parks.org, by phone at 421-7444, or visit either Decatur Park District golf course.

Decatur City Junior Golf Tournament

Date:         August 8 & 9

Age:          5 – 17

Fee:           $20/$10 with Park District Junior Season Pass

Location:   Red Tail Run Golf Course by Raymond Floyd & Hickory Point Golf Course

2019 Decatur Junior Open Results

2019 Decatur Junior Open at Hickory Point GC      July 23, 2019
Girls 10-11 Hickory Point
Izzy Hassebrock 88
Jula Daniels 149
Course Day 1
Girls 12-13 Hickory Point
Gabrielle Daniels 146
Peyton Graves 147
Girls 14-15 Hickory Point
Addison Eades 93
Girls 16-18 Hickory Point
Faith Davis 81
Rachel Ducaji 89
Amy Fowler 93
Boys 8-9 Hickory Point
Drew Peters ` 101
Coby Wickiser 102
Wade Putnam 112
Boys 10-11 Hickory Point
Joshua Howell ` 96
Connor Graves 136
Eli Potts 139
Boys 12-13 Hickory Point
Tom Whitley 103
Jordan Bardfield 101
Carson Oliver 109
Boys 14-15 Hickory Point
Peyton Woods 77
Joseph Antonelli – Pike 79
Nick Calucchia 84
Charlie Reiss 91
Grant Reid 94
Jake Baldwin 96
Joseph Ducaji 100
Jayden Sanderfield 104
Carter Oliver 106
Riley Taylor 117
Weston Grohne 117
Drew Milton 126
Boys 16-18 Hickory Point
Layton Ellis 82
Logan Westjohn 85
Drew Rogers 86
Eli Andrew 97
Drake Niles-Cox 100
Tyler Jansen 101

2019 Decatur Junior Open Tee Times

The Decatur Park District hosts this exciting annual tournament where players receive two rounds of golf, lunch on tournament day, and tournament gifts.  Tuesday, July 23  is tournament day at Hickory Point Golf Club where trophies will be presented to  ages 8 – 18 after completion of each age division.

Below are the tee times scheduled for this year’s 34 players!

Tee TimeNameNameNameAge group
10:00Tyler JansenDrake Niles-CoxEli AndrewB 16-18
10:10Logan WestjohnDrew RogersLayton EllisB 16-19
10:20Amy FowlerFaith DavisRachel DucajiG 16-18
10:30Drew MiltonCharlie ReissRiley TaylorB 14-15
10:40Carter OliverGrant ReidJayden SanderfieldB 14-15
10:50Jake BaldinNick CalucchiaJoseph Antonelli-PikeB 14-15
11:00Peyton WoodsWeston GrohneJoseph DucajiB 14-15
11:10Tom WhitleyJoshua HowellB 12-13
11:20Carson OliverConnor GravesEli PottsB 10-11
11:30Gabrielle DanielsPeyton GravesAddison EadesG 12-13
11:40Julia DanielsMadisyn McCammackG 10-11
11:50Drew PetersWade PutnamCoby WickiserB 8-9