Travel + Leisure Golf Magazine Names Eagle Ridge Among The Best Midwest Golf Resorts

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Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is being recognized as one of the Midwest's best golf resorts by Travel + Leisure Golf magazine, including being named the Most Underrated Resort in the region.

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, in Galena, Ill., is being recognized as one of the Midwest's best golf resorts by Travel + Leisure Golf magazine, including being named the Most Underrated Resort in the region.

In addition to placing first in the category of Most Underrated Resort, Eagle Ridge ranked third in the categories of Best Golf Resort, Best Resort for Buddy Trips and Best Resort Course for its award-winning The General. It's the resort's first recognition as part of a survey of the magazine's online reader network.

"These rankings are really a recognition of the hard work that our resort and golf staff put into making Eagle Ridge and its amenities as memorable as possible for our visitors and guests," says Ikhlas Ahmed, general manager. "Hopefully, others can experience what the readers of Travel + Leisure Golf magazine took away with them after visiting our world-class facilities."

Other publications also have sung Eagle Ridge's praises in 2007: Chicago Golfer named The General the No. 2 Best View golf course in the area; Illinois Meetings and Events magazine honored the resort with its Best Resort for Families award; and - for the fourth year in a row - Corporate & Incentives Travel recognized Eagle Ridge with its Greens of Distinction award for outstanding golf facilities and service for meetings and incentive-travel programs.

Located on 6,800 acres amid the rolling scenery of northwestern Illinois, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is a full-spectrum resort complex that has been honored by such publications as Better Homes & Gardens and Midwest Living magazines. The resort provides a superior golf experience with 63 holes on four acclaimed courses. Other amenities include Stonedrift Spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center with a newly renovated indoor pool, miles of biking, hiking and horseback trails, tennis, hot air balloon rides and boating and fishing on the 220-acre Lake Galena. Eagle Ridge also boasts three restaurants and a general store. For reservations or more information call 1-800-892-2269 or visit online at http://www.eagleridge.com.

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Chris Scott
Hodge Schindler Integrated Communications
312-666-6662

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