Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Recreation
  3. Recreational Sports

For 2014, Evanston Wilmette Community Golf Course adds the Canal Shores name

See also

In middle 2012, this Evanston, Ill., municipal golf course had the Evanston-Wilmette Community Golf Course name. (In March 2012, its scorecard had the Frank Govern Memorial Golf Course name. In 1999, their scorecard had the Peter N. Jans Community Golf Course name.) In 2014, this 18 holes, par three golf course has Canal Shores for its name. (Canal Shores is at 1030 Central Street in Evanston, Ill.)

More Photos

As Peter Jans Community Golf Course, total yardage from the Blue teeing grounds was 3,916 yards. From the White teeing ground, total yardage was 3,600 yards. Three thousand one hundred sixty-four yards was the total yardage from the Red teeing ground. From all teeing grounds, total par was 62. Course/slope ratings did not appear on the scorecard.

As Frank Govern Memorial Golf Course, total yardage from the Blue tees, it was 3,904 yards. From the White tees, it was 3,567 yards. From the Red tees, it was 3,157 yards. Total par from the Blue and White tees was 60. Total par from the Red tees was 61. Course/slope ratings were as follows: Blue-57.9/86, White-56.8/83 and Red-57.2/84.

Now as Canal Shores, the golf course layout is radically different. Under the Peter Jans and Frank Govern names, the first hole began on the north side of Central Avenue near the hospital. The first hole now begins on the southern side of Central Avenue. The first hole over the Sanitation Canal was the ninth hole (Jans), seventh hole (Govern). The last hole over the Sanitation Canal was the 16th hole (Jans), 14th hole (Govern). Now, the first hole over the Sanitation Canal is the ninth, and the last hole over the canal is the 16th.

Canal Shores’, average, total yardage from the Blue tees is 3,904 yards. From the White tees, the average, total yardage is 3,567 yards. Three thousand one hundred fifty-seven yards is its average, total yardage from the Red tees. Total par from the Blue and White tees is 60. Total par from the Red tees is 61.Canal Shores has the following Course/slope ratings are as follows: Blue-57.9/86, White-56.8/83 and Red-57.2/84.

Canal Shores has no par five holes. There are six, par four holes. That leaves 12, par three holes. The longest hole is the third--336 yards (Blue tees). The shortest hole is the eighth—137 yards (Blue tees).

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • Ted Nugent
    Ted Nugent concert at Native American casino canceled because of obvious reasons
    Music Buzz
  • NFL
    Pat Bowlen steps down as Broncos owner following Alzheimer's diagnosis
    Video
    NFL Buzz
  • Tina Fey
    See why Tina Fey is possibly the most popular woman in comedy at the moment
    Today's Buzz
  • Mick Jagger
    Mick Jagger promotes 'Get On Up' in New York, including Apollo Theater premiere
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Boyhood
    The new film 'Boyhood' chronicles twelve years of one boy's life
    Camera
    19 Photos
  • Buffy
    We're counting down ten of the finest episodes of ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’
    Camera
    7 Photos