Mt. Carmel Municipal Golf Course
700 Park Road
Mt. Carmel, IL  62863
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Welcome to the Mt. Carmel Municipal Golf Course WebSite!
This eighteen hole golf course is one of the finest municipally owned golf courses in Illinois and a great asset of Mt. Carmel....
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The Aces and their many fans.  Mt. Carmel had more in attendance than any other community!  Thanks!
Mt. Carmel Golf Course - Home of the State Champion Aces!

The Golden Aces and Lady Aces all play at Mt. Carmel!
Coaches Karin Kelsey and John White with the 2011 Regional Champions - the first girl's Regional Championship in MCHS History! - in only the 4th year of play!
The First Lady Aces golf team in 2008 - after their first match AND first victory ever.  Left to Right:  Allie Dean, Courtney Dunkel, Kendra Saxe, Coach Karin Kelsey, Emily Williams, Audra Hipsher & Ravyn Rodgers
Remaining2013 Major Tournament Schedule for Mt. Carmel Golf Course:

September 2:  Final Round Men's Club Championship
September 6, 7 & 8: Mt. Carmel Oil Patch Classic
October 4, 5 & 6:  Vigo Coal 4-Man Scramble

Outings are also available by calling the proshop and talking with Rick at 618-262-5771.  Dates go quickly, so get yours scheduled today.
New Smart Phone App unveiled for Mt Carmel Golf Course.....
Through the efforts of Todd Drone, owner of Digigo Systems, this website has now been converted to a smart phone app for your hand held device.  To add the FREE app to your phone, just open your browser on the device and type in the website address:     You will automatically be taken to the app which makes the entire system more usable on your device.  You can save the app by going to the bottom of the app page and adding to your Android, Blackberry or other OS device.  I-Phone users will have the app automatically added to their home page by the internal software of the I-Phone.
Now, after the 1st day of each major tournament, you won't have to get to a computer to check your tee times for Sunday, you can easily do it from your smart phone.  Thanks to Todd for his hard work in making this available to all users at no charge.  I invite you to see what Todd can do for you in your small business in making an app for your webpage.  Thanks Todd.
This Webpage is made available to the City of Mt. Carmel at no charge thanks to the efforts of the following:

Kevin Williams, Webmaster
Rick Bobbitt, Golf Course Mgr
Ryan Bobbitt,  Course Ass't Mgr
& Todd Drone,
  Owner DigiGo Systems

If you'd like your business to be listed as a sponsor of this website, please contact the webmaster at:

Turn your web page into a free app for your customer's smart phone with help from Todd Drone and DigiCo Systems.  Call them today at 618-262-6447 or like them on Facebook today!
2013 NewWave 2-Man Scramble
Champions:  Grant Williams (L) and Wade Thompson after their 3 hole playoff win.
Thompson and Williams win first Major Tournament of 2013....

Having played together since at least 5th grade, it only seemed natural to see them playing together at the NewWave Communications 2 Man Scramble the weekend of May 18/19, 2013.  Wade Thompson and Grant Williams won the Championship Flight of the tournament after a harrowing 3 hole playoff.  They were one of three teams tied for the lead after regulation at 22 under par.  The other duos were Chase Emge/Kellon Higginson & Mike Blackburn/Mitch Finnin. 

The tournament ended on #15 at Mt. Carmel when Thompson and Williams birdied the hole when the other teams made par.  Thompson and Williams were part of the 2010 Class A State Champions for the Mt. Carmel Golden Aces.

A Flight was won by Tom Meeks and Robert Leary
B Flight was won by Matt St. Ledger and Kent Reid
C Flight was a tie with Randy Beyke/Dan Schonert & Andy Heuring/Mike Harding
D Flight was won by Dave Queen and Terry Queen

This was the first year in many that had a D flight as the tournament had many more golfers than in past years.

The next tournament is the Mt. Carmel Amateur on June 15 & 16, 2013.  Sign up is now underway - call the proshop to get your tee-time.
Wade Thompson captures 2013 Amateur.......
The rain didn't affect the outcome of the 2013 Amateur Tournament the weekend of June 15 & 16 as Wade Thompson, the leader after day one with a blistering 5 under par 66 held off the charge of Rob Dean and Tucker Guisewite, took the Championship Division with a 6 under total of 136.  Dean and Guisewite tied for 2nd with 138.  A Flight Champion was Steve Potts - 145 (73/72).  B Flight Champion was Matt Monroe - 146 (77/69).  C Flight Champion was Dwight Seals - 152 (81/71) who won in a 2 hole playoff over Gage Iles.  D flight Champion was Mitchell Schoenheit - 169 (89/80).   Wade won the first Major of the year also with teammate Grant Williams in the 2-Man Scramble in May.
Thanks to Rick Bobbitt, Tim Woodsmall and the entire Golf Course staff for a great tournament on a great course!
2-Man Shamble Champions........
It took an extra 4 holes to proclaim the winner, but Chase Emge and Ryan Bobbitt  claimed their 3rd championship in the 2-Man Shamble on Sunday, July 28.  After regulation, Bobbitt and Emge were tied with Tucker Guisewite and Sean Donahue at 22 under par.  It took a 4 hole playoff before Emge and Bobbitt birdied to win the title.  The tournament has been in existence for 4 years and continues to grow in popularity.   For complete results and pictures of the tournament, see the 2-Man Shamble page by clicking the link at the left.
2013 Shamble Champions:
Chase Emge (L) & Ryan Bobbitt
Aces Golf Teams all do well in Post-Season......
Two Lady Aces make it to State Tourney!..
  The golf season ended for the Aces golf teams after both advanced in the IHSA Tournament Series.
  In Boy's Golf, the Aces finished 3rd in their Class AA Regional at Marion - good enough to advance them to the Sectional Tournament.  However, at the Sectional they finished 5th and had no individuals advance to the State Tournament.
In Girl's golf, The Lady Aces finished FIRST in their Class A Regional at Mattoon.  They then advanced on to the Sectional at Effingham Country Club where they finished 4th by one stroke to Eldorado.  Only the top 3 teams advance to the state tournament.  Eldorado went on to finish 4th at the State Tournament too, so the Lady Aces had a great showing. 
   2 individual Lady Aces advanced to the IHSA Class A State Tournament at Red Tail Run Golf Course in Decatur, IL.  The 2 day tournament finished with both girls tied for 16th out of the 110 golfers playing.
What a great year for Aces Golf!!!!!!
Coach Karin Kelsey goes over tee times for the State Tournament at Decatur with Sophomores Abbey Leighty (L) and Emma Kieffer (R).  Both girls had great showings at the State Tournament and tied for 16th out of 110 golfers.  They were both only 5 strokes from being named All STATE.  Way to go Abbey and Emma - and great coaching Coach Karin Kelsey and Coach John White.
1st Annual Golfin Buddies Adult/Junior Golf Scramble - Oct 20, 2013

Just a day after the IHSA Class A state tournament concluded, the junior golf program at Mt. Carmel got a financial "shot-in-the-arm" with a fun fundraiser pairing an adult with a junior.  The group above participated in the fun tournament.  Winners were:
Girls Under 10:  Daisy Schrader and her Dad - Matt Schrader
Boys Under 10: Owen Dougherty and his buddy - Jeff Small
Girls 11-13: Maya Smith and her Dad - Jody Smith
Boys 14-18: Chase Witsman and his Dad - Scott Witsman
Girls 14-18: Abbey Leighty and her Dad - Marc Leighty

Special Thanks to Karin Kelsey, Jen Young, Rachael Smith, and Kevin Williams for putting the outing together.  West Berwick Golf Club provided dinner for all participants.