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ROCHELLE TOWN AND COUNTRY CLUB

Rochelle, Illinois

1929

September 6         84 acre tract of land is acquired for a proposed 9-hole course for the Rochelle Town and Country Club in Rochelle, Illinois.  [Rockford (IL) Daily Register Gazette, September 6, 1929]

October 5              Maxwell “employed to lay out 18-hole course for Rochelle Town and Country Club.  Work will be started at once.”  [Rockford (IL) Daily Register Gazette, October 5, 1929]

 

October 30            “Work had been progressing rapidly on the [Rochelle Town and Country Club] course despite inclement weather conditions.”  [Rockford (IL) Republic, October 30, 1929]

1930

March 15              Work on the Rochelle Town and Country Club course resumes with workmen “blasting and clearing the grounds.”  [Rockford (IL) Daily Register Gazette, March 15, 1930]

 

April 18                  Eight of the nine greens at Rochelle Town and Country Club are roughed in and rapid progress made on completing fairways and seeding greens.  The work is being done under the supervision of Perry Maxwell.  [Rockford (IL) Daily Register Gazette, April 18, 1930]

July 31                   Nine-hole Rochelle Town and Country Club course informally opens for play with bent grass greens.  [Rockford (IL) Daily Register Gazette, July 30, 1930]

MAPS AND DRAWINGS

February 1931, Golfdom