It may be chilly now, but you could already be dreaming of hitting the links in Hamilton County and we know how you feel. With the lingering golf buzz still left from hosting the 2012 BMW Championship, and then having that event named the PGA tournament of the year, it's no wonder that we can't get enough golf! The great news is that we have plenty more golf news to share and ways for you to begin planning your Hamilton County golf trip for later this year.

Hamilton County will be represented at many upcoming golf shows throughout the Midwest. Stop by our booths to chat with golf experts, pick up some materials to help plan your trips, and enter to win various golf packages! Look for our booth this weekend at the St. Louis Golf Expo in the St. Charles Convention Center. Other upcoming shows include: the Grand Rapids Golf Show, Chicago Golf Show, and the Michigan Golf Show in Novi. 

If you're already planning your trip and looking for top courses to play in Indiana, Hamilton County is the place to visit. In Golf Digest's February issue, 7 of the 15 courses named the best courses in Indiana are located or partnered with Hamilton County! Crooked Stick Golf Club, Prairie View Golf Club, Brickyard Crossing Golf Course, Woodland Country Club, The Sagamore Club, The Fort Golf Course, and Purgatory Golf Club all made the list. Crooked Stick also won the distinction of being on the list of America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses.

If you really can't wait until spring to tee off, check out the indoor practice facilities at Prairie View Golf Club and Golf 365. To plan your stay and play trip to Hamilton County, our golf page is a great resource for hotel and course packages and deals!