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Jim Geils Family Golf Nights

Jim Geils
Jim Geils served as a Bensenville Park District commissioner from 2013-2021.

Named for former Bensenville Park District Commissioner Jim Geils, who passed away in 2023, Jim Geils Family Golf Nights feature affordable rates and a family-friendly environment appropriate for those of all skill levels.

Born in 1958, James “Jimmy” Geils passed away at the age of 65. In addition to his service to the community and park district as a commissioner, he is remembered for following in his great grandfather, grandfather and father’s footsteps in providing funeral services dedicated to helping families in their time of need.

Geils was appointed to the Bensenville Park District Board of Commissioners in May 2013 and was elected to the board in 2015. In his capacity as commissioner, he served as treasurer from May 2013 to May 2016 and then as secretary from June 2016 until May 2021.

Jim Geils Family Golf NIghts On February 21, 2024, Bensenville Park District Board President Rich Johnson signed a proclamation declaring the board adopt a resolution naming family golf nights in Geils’ honor, inclusive of logo, marketing, signage, accessories, apparel, tee markers and flags.

Tees will be moved up for each of the Sunday evening Jim Geils Family Golf Nights, and players can play at their own pace. An inexpensive meal deal featuring a hot dog, chips and drink is also available. Jim Geils Family Golf Nights take place beginning at 5 p.m. the third Sunday each month from May through September. Fees are just $5 for juniors 17 and under and $10 for adults. The cart fees are $10 per cart and $10 to ride along without playing.