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Chicago Is A Golf Town, Just Don’t Invite The Mayor

We all know Chicago as a great sports town — baseball, hockey, football — but what does the city have to offer in terms of golf? 

Last week Mayor Emanuel was adamant he had never golfed and had no interest in ever doing it. While the mayor may partake, the city offers many scenic golf courses and programs designed to help children gain access to a sport that can be costly.

Morning Shift talks with Rory Spears, co-host of Golfers on Golf and a rater for GolfWeek magazine, and Lisa Quinn, executive director at The First Tee Greater Chicago, about the importance of giving youth access to golf. 

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