When my family began to consider moving from our house in Rockford a couple of years ago, Westlake Village in Winnebago, Illinois was one of the neighborhoods we were very interested in. Not only is it a great community, but Westlake Village residents also have access to a small lake, pool, beach, and even a golf course...until the course closed in 2018.

My husband and I are not golfers, but I'd be lying if I said the closing of the golf course didn't dull the sparkle of Westlake Village for potential home buyers. Well, now it's time for a comeback because the golf course at Westlake Village has been revamped, and will be reopening to the public this weekend! (Aug 6 & 7)

Say Hello to the New Lynx Golf Course at Westlake Village

The former Westlake Village Golf Course has not only received a new look but a brand new name too! Lynx Golf Course at Westlake Village is still an 18-hole course spanning over 131 acres, but the greens have been rebuilt, the bunkers have been "refurbished", and the clubhouse got a major glow-up that includes a bar, a kitchen, and gaming.

Lynx Golf Course at Westlake Village Grand Opening Party

Now that the Lynx Golf Course is ready to open its gates to the public again, they are hosting a Grand Opening celebration this weekend that features a golfing tournament, discounted green fees, food trucks, and more!

Lynx Golf Course's website says the Clubhouse bar and kitchen will feature weekly specials and their main goals are to be the most affordable and best golf experience the Rockford area has to offer! Learn more or book your upcoming tee time now at lynxgolfatwestlake.com.

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