Championship golf and picturesque public courses are found all along the byway. The General, one of four award winning courses at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, is consistently ranked by Golf Digest as one of their “Top 100 Courses.” You’ll know why once you’ve played hole #5, a par 4 with 180 feet of elevation change from tee to green. In Silvis, TPC Deere Run hosts the PGA TOUR’s annual John Deere Classic. The picturesque Mississippi Valley landscape is the perfect place to see how you measure up to some of golf’s greatest names. Near Waterloo in southern Illinois, Annbriar Golf Course is rated by Golf Digest as one of “America’s Top 500 Places to Play” and has been given a 4 1/2 star ranking by the magazine. Bring your clubs along and spend some quality time with family and friends on the links.