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Deal near to bring 2018 senior major to Highland Park club, source says

Deal near to bring 2018 senior major to Highland Park club, source says

Major championship golf is poised to return to the Chicago area.

Exmoor Country Club in Highland Park is nearing completion of a deal to host the 2018 Constellation Senior Players Championship, a source close to the club told the Tribune.

The Senior Players is the third of five majors on the PGA Tour Champions schedule, and the 2016 event is taking place this week at the Philadelphia Cricket Club. Rest assured, though, it's a golf event — and a prestigious one.

North Shore Country Club in Glenview played host to the senior tour's Encompass Championship from 2013 to '15, and though the course received raves from spectators and players, crowds were...