Volume 29, Number 3 . May/June 1998
Volume 29, Number 3 . May/June 1998

Special Olympics Celebrates 30 Years 17
This international event started in Illinois
-by Kevin Kendrigan and Jane Hodgkinson
Selecting Your Public Works Construction Team 21
Part 2 in a series of 3 articles on construction projects
-by Pam Bruzan
Public Golf Course Listing 1998 32a

Special Focus
Junior Golf: Investing in the Future of the Game 24
Proactive park district programs from Chicago, Peoria and Decatur
-Introduction by William Clevenger and Richard Anderson
Casey Martin vs. The PGA 31
One person' s view and an opportunity to share your own
-by John N. McGovern
Golf Marketing: Advice from the Pros 33
Golf pros and course managers share their best marketing tips
Golf Marketing: Promos 35
Marketing professionals offer creative golf promotions
-by Diane A. Hardy
Don't Spike Your Golf Shoe Policy 37
Without metal spikes, golfers can slip and file lawsuits
-by Dr. Kevin Mar
A Case for Caddies 41
Tips and resources for starting a caddie program
-by Jeff Harrison

This little guy is in the zone! He's competing in the Peoria Park Districts Lil's Guys & Gals Golf Tournament, an annual event started in 1964 for children ages 11 and younger. The two-day competition is held in June at the district's Detweiller Golf Course and is sponsored by the Peoria Journal Star. Photography by Kevin May.
From the Editor 6
Across the Board 8
Qualifications boards require for their chief executive
Eye on the Profession 10
Marketing the benefits of parks and recreation
Partnerships 12
Small-town American needs recreation, too
Statehouse Insider 14
Top 20 bills in the '98 spring session
Trend Watch 44
Female escape artists and hobnobbers fill tee times
Mixed Media 47
Test your media savvy with a quick quiz
Our Natural Resources 49
Caring for wild animals, plus newsbriefs
People and Places 55

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