CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Baseball legends Tim Raines and Ryne Sandberg will highlight a
Hall-of-Fame Weekend at the Chicago Golf Show® Presented by French Lick
Resort, Feb. 24-26, at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.
Raines, who played for the White Sox from 1991-95, was selected to the
National Baseball Hall of Fame on Jan. 17. Raines will be formally
inducted at Cooperstown, New York on July 30. This will be his first
Chicago appearance since his selection.
Raines, who served as first base coach for the 2005 World Series
Champion White Sox, is scheduled to appear on the Daily Herald Main
Stage at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.
Sandberg, a prodigious hitter who played a near-flawless second base for
the Cubs until his retirement in 1997, entered the Hall in 2005.
Sandberg is scheduled to appear on the Daily Herald Main Stage at 1:15
p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26.
Both men are avid golfers and, like many retirees, play frequently now
that they have more time.
“The Chicago Golf Show® is thrilled and honored to have Hall-of-Famers
Tim Raines and Ryne Sandberg as our special guests at this year’s show,”
said show operator Tom Corcoran. “We think our attendees are going to
For the eighth consecutive year, every attendee is eligible to receive a
free round of golf, courtesy of GolfVisions Management, Inc., which
operates 16 courses in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Attendees may get free One-on-One lessons from Illinois PGA
professionals at the Golf Show’s indoor driving range and putting greens
at the Illinois PGA Village. The Illinois PGA supports the Chicago Golf
Show®, exclusively, and is its sole beneficiary.
The Chicago Golf Show® is a perfect place for golfers to get ready for
the coming golf season. Attendees will find incredibly low prices on
clubs, balls, shoes, apparel and more. They can check out dozens of
domestic and international golf travel destinations.
Also participating in this year’s Show are big tournaments, including
the U.S. Open at Erin Hills GC, the Women’s PGA Championship, and the
NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove.
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