GPS on carts provides accurate distance to the pin
Blackthorn is a 7136 yard Michael Hudzan championship design with broad fairways framed by wetlands, ponds, bunkers and native prarie grasses. Rated 4-1/2 stars by Golf Digest in 2002.
The "Blarney Hole" is a par 4 warm-up hole. Blackthorn features an incredible practice facility with 2 acres of bent grass tees with targeted greens, and a large short game area for putting, chipping and bunker play.
Exit 72 on the Indiana Toll Road. Follow the signs to Nimtz Parkway and turn left. 90 minutes from downtown Chicago.