The annual Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation Golf Tournament and Reunion will be held June 27, 2011 at the Pontiac Elks Country Club in Pontiac, Illinois. The event features an 18 hole scramble golf tournament, sponsored by Country Financial, or a tour of the Kilgus Dairy Farm and Route 66 Museum in Livingston County for non-golfers. The events are open to everyone.
A reception follows both activities at 3:00PM with a dinner at 4:30PM. Silent and live auctions will also be held just prior to the dinner.
Members of the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program Class of 2012 will raffle a Gator CX Utility Vehicle donated by John Deere. The Hole-In-One contest features a Case IH Farmall Compact Tractor donated by Case IH as the prize. There are also skill prizes for longest drive, longest putt and others.
The tour will visit the Kilgus Diary Farm, the only family farm in the state that bottles its own milk and makes its own ice cream. Tour participants will also go to the famous Route 66 Museum and Murals in Pontiac before returning to the golf course for dinner.
Registration information can be downloaded from the website, or registration can be made and paid for directly on the IALF site at
Registration is required before June 3, 2011. Proceeds from the golf outing and tour support the foundation and its educational program. Since 1981, the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation has earned a reputation as being one of the best leadership programs in the country as confirmed by the ag leadership positions attained by its graduates. A two-year graduate level program open by application to Illinois men and women (25 – 49 yrs of age) who are already engaged in various business segments of agriculture, it has been referred to as the “MBA of agriculture.” The mission is to prepare program participants to become effective spokespersons, leaders and policy and decision makers in the ag industry.
For more information about the golf tournament and tour contact the IALF at (309) 837-7711.