Plan your bidding strategy for the upcoming Golf Classic Dinner Auction by reviewing the auction item descriptions below:

LIVE AUCTION

LOT 101: Atlantis Bahamas
Atlantis Bahamas is a destination of extraordinary wonder and legend—so much more than a resort. It’s a world all its own. Two of you get to enjoy five (5) days and four (4) nights at the iconic Royal Towers in the heart of Atlantis where you will stay in high-end luxury. With its ever-changing landscape, Atlantis offers a wide range of activities suited to fit any lifestyle, from sea lion and dolphin experiences and deep water swims, to golfing, outdoor dining and spa, you’ll get ultimate recreation and relaxation. (Please Note: Taxes, gratuities and surcharges and roundtrip airport ground transportation are included. Does not include airfare. Travel good for one year. Expires June 6, 2019.)

LOT 102: Golf Foursomes
Golf at THREE of the most prestigious private and public golf courses in Chicagoland. Enjoy a threesome with member at STONEBRIDGE COUNTRY CLUB; a foursome on Cog Hill’s infamous DUBSDREAD; and a foursome at CANTIGNY. (Please Note: Play is good on all courses for the 2018 golf season, based upon availability.)

LOT 103: Choose your Island, Choose your Resort
FOUR (4) of you will enjoy one week at any Marriott resort property and Hawaiian Island of your choice! Choose from resorts including Oahu Ko Olina Beach Club, Kauai Beach Club or Maui Ocean Club to name a few! Your studio unit condo will have one bath, full kitchen, dining room, hot tub, and will sleep four (4). (Please Note: Based upon availability and good for one year, through May 2019.)

LOT 104: Wine Lover’s Perfect Gift
The perfect gift is equal parts thoughtful, unique and desirable- custom wine is all three. Every guest with a $500 bid will receive two cases/24 (375ml) bottles of the finest wine of your choice from Marklund wine partner Aspen Lane Wine Company. You will work alongside Aspen Lane’s graphic designer to customize your own private label that will go on all of your bottles.
Samples are on your tables tonight! (Please Note: Each winner is responsible for local Aurora pick-up or cost of delivery of wine.)

LOT 105: Barbados All-Inclusive for 2
Two (2) of you will enjoy seven (7) nights in a one bedroom suite at the adults-only all-inclusive Club Barbados, located on the prestigious platinum west coast of the island. There is plenty to enjoy with spacious accommodations, three freshwater swimming pools, water sports, two dining options, tennis, fitness center, spa, piano bar and lounges. The Club exudes intimacy with its romantic oceanfront setting, tropical gardens, cozy walkways, and friendly social atmosphere. Everything is covered, from food and alcohol to service charges and gratuities for a truly all-inclusive experience in paradise. (Please note: This package includes all-inclusive stay for TWO in a one-bedroom suite for seven nights. Your stay includes all dining, all beverages, including alcohol, resort facilities, activities, service charges and gratuities. Government tax is additional. You can choose to upgrade to a higher room category for as little as $40 per night plus tax. Reservations are subject to availability, some restrictions apply. Airfare and taxes NOT included. Resort black-out dates do not apply, however, additional peak season surcharge of $50 per person, per night applies December 21-Jan 3 & Feb 1-24. Air must be purchased at the time of booking for stays during peak season only. Winner can also choose to add on three additional days for a total of 10 days, or two additional rooms at double occupancy for a $125 per person/per night supplement fee. Expires December 20, 2019.)

SILENT AUCTION

LOT 201: Golf Arrowhead, Village Links
Arrowhead Golf Club, Wheaton- foursome with carts (M-Th anytime, weekends after noon)
Village Links of Glen Ellyn- TWOsome with cart, plus lunch or dinner for two (M-Th, no holidays)

LOT 202: Golf Bloomingdale, Glendale Lakes
Bloomingdale Golf Course- foursome with carts (weekdays anytime, weekends after 11 a.m.)
Glendale Lakes, Glendale Heights- foursome with carts (weekdays anytime, weekends and holidays after noon)

LOT 203: Golf Bolingbrook, Seven Bridges
Bolingbrook Golf Course- foursome (M-Th, no holidays)
Seven Bridges, Woodridge- foursome with carts (M-Th anytime)

LOT 204: Golf Cog Hill, Mistwood
Cog Hill Golf and Country Club, Lemont- foursome with carts on Course 1 or 3 (weekdays only)
Mistwood Golf Club, Romeoville- foursome with carts and range balls (M-Th, no holidays)

LOT 205: Golf Fox Bend, Blackberry Oaks
Fox Bend, Oswego- foursome, no carts (weekdays only)
Blackberry Oaks Golf Course, Bristol- foursome with carts (weekdays, no holidays)

LOT 206: Golf Hilldale, Bonnie Dundee
Hilldale Golf Club, Hoffman Estates- foursome with carts (weekdays only)
Bonnie Dundee Golf Course, Carpentersville- foursome with carts (weekdays any time, weekends and holidays after noon)

LOT 207: Golf Klein Creek, Bartlett Hills, Villa Olivia
Klein Creek Golf Club, Winfield- foursome with carts (M-Th anytime, weekends after noon, no Fridays or holidays)
Bartlett Hills, foursome with carts (weekdays after noon, weekends and holidays after 2pm)
Villa Olivia- foursome with carts

LOT 208: Golf Maple Meadows, Schaumburg GC
Maple Meadows Golf Course, Wood Dale- foursome with carts (weekdays only, no holidays)
Schaumburg Golf Club & Academy, Schaumburg- foursome with carts (weekdays only, no holidays)

LOT 209: Golf Fresh Meadow, Oak Brook GC
Fresh Meadow Golf Club, Hillside- foursome (weekdays any time, weekends after 1 p.m., no holidays)
Oak Brook Golf Club- foursome, no carts (no restrictions)

LOT 210: Golf Phillips Park, Bliss Creek
Phillips Park Golf Course, Aurora- foursome with carts (weekdays only, no weekends or holidays)
Bliss Creek Golf Course, Sugar Grove- foursome with carts (weekdays only)

LOT 211: Golf Ruffled Feathers, Water’s Edge
Ruffled Feathers Golf Club, Lemont- foursome with carts (M-Th, no holidays)
Water’s Edge Golf Club, Worth- foursome with carts (M-Th any time, Friday and weekends after 1 p.m.)

LOT 212: Golf St. Andrews, Hughes Creek
St. Andrews Golf and Country Club, St. Charles- foursome with carts (weekdays, no holidays)
Hughes Creek Golf Course, Elburn- Foursome with carts (weekdays, no holidays)

LOT 213: Golf Weekend
Stay one night at the beautiful Herrington Inn downtown Geneva, plus a foursome of golf with carts at Tanna Farms Golf Club. (Good for 2018 golf season. Hotel good any weekday, Sun-Thur.)

LOT 214: Sam Adams Golf
SA Callaway Golf Club Bag, cap, golf balls, tees, golf towel, golf shirt, and cooler – plus all this beer to take home: Sam Adams Boston Lager, Sam 76, Porch-rocker, Sam Seasonal.

LOT 215: Spit Shine
All the car care products you’ll need for a summer of clean rides! Plus car wash certificates to last you until winter!

LOT 216: High End Liquor
You go home with all these bottles: Pappy Van Winkle, Special Reserve, Lot B, 12-year Bourbon; Blanton’s Bourbon; Weller Bourbon 12-year; “Tears of Llorona” Tequila; and Corazón Tequila.

LOT 217: Barrel of Booze
Everything here is yours to take home, including the wheelbarrow. Includes Patron Tequila; Absolut, Grey Goose & Effen Vodkas; Glenlivet Scotch; Captain Morgan Rum; Tanqueray Gin; Crown Royal Whiskey, bitters and more!

LOT 218: The Ultimate Buffalo Trace Package
Got Bourbon? This package includes almost everything from the Buffalo Trace gift shop including N.H.L. Barrel Head, bottle pedestal, jacket, ice cube tray, divot tool, patio umbrella, golf head cover, iPhone cases, t-shirts, bar utensils and more! Eat meat, drink Buffalo! Courtesy of Matt Liddy and BREAKTHRU BEVERAGE ILLINOIS.

LOT 219: The Ultimate Fireball Party Package
Fireball Cinnamon Whisky needs no introduction. Take home backpacks, bar utensils, folding chair with umbrella and speaker, coolers, coozies, golf bag and balls, football and hockey jerseys, baby wear, winter gear and more! Tastes like heaven, burns like heck! Courtesy of Matt Liddy and BREAKTHRU BEVERAGE ILLINOIS.

LOT 220: Now that’s Amore
Includes Maggiano’s Little Italy items, plus $50 Maggiano’s gift card, $100 Rosebud, $50 Seasons 52, $50 Gibson’s lunch.

LOT 221: Margaritas and Massages
You’ll start at Massage Envy where four of you will get massages. Then head back home to enjoy all these libations for the perfect Girls Night In. Includes Skinny Girl Margarita, vodka, Don Julio tequila with mixers and all these Sam Adams favorites. Plus, $300 in Lettuce Entertain You gift cards to get all your food ordered in!

LOT 222: Ulta For Her
This Ulta gift basket is filled with all things she will love!

LOT 223: Starbucks
Everybody needs Starbucks, so we’ve got you covered. Includes coffee, mug, and $50 in gift cards to any Starbucks location. Plus some mini shots of Baileys and RumChata for added fun!

LOT 224: Kids Pack
Toys, books, gift cards to Build a Bear, iTunes, AMC, Target, Rainforest Café, Red Robin and more!

LOT 225: Vroom Vroom!
These remote control cars are the perfect gifts to bring home to your little ones or big ones, for hours of kid or adult entertainment! Courtesy of Jim Porter.

LOT 226: Notre Dame vs Michigan
Four (4) of you will head to South Bend, Indiana to watch the Fighting Irish take on Michigan on Labor Day weekend, September 1, 2018. Courtesy of Frank Murnane.

LOT 227: Go Cubs Go
Four (4) tickets to the Saturday, June 20 Cubs game vs the Minnesota Twins AND Saturday, August 4, 2018 vs San Diego Padres. Both games in Terrace Reserved Preferred seating, Aisle 228, Row 10, courtesy of Frank Murnane.

LOT 228: Bulls Box
Fourteen (14) of you will get to watch a Chicago Bulls game at the United Center next season. Includes four (4) parking passes. Food and beverage not included. Winner can purchase up to eight additional tickets at their expense. Based upon availability. Winner will have four games to choose from. Courtesy of Windy City Truck Repair.

LOT 229: Blackhawks Tickets
You get TWO (2) sets of two (2) Chicago Blackhawks tickets to the games of your choice for the 2018-2019 season. Row 324, Section 12, Seats 17, 18.

LOT 230: Porter Day on the Lake
Four of you will spend the day on Lake Michigan with Bud Porter on his 42-foot cigarette race power style boat. You’ll board at 31st Street Harbor, where the boat will be docked and stocked with all your food and drinks for the day. You get to hang out in the “Playpen,” enjoy an inner city tour on the Chicago River, and end the day with dinner at the world famous Chicago Yacht Club. Bud Porter + power boat + Lake Michigan = FUN!

LOT 231: CSO-U Club Pack 1
Discover an unparalleled musical experience with these two (2) tickets for a performance at The Chicago Symphony Orchestra. After the show, you’ll stay the night at The Chicago University Club which overlooks Lake Michigan and is next door to Orchestra Hall, home of the CSO. You’ll also get $100 in Club house credit for dinner or drinks! (Dates to be agreed upon with donor Paul McKay, based upon availability. Any non-restricted subscription series performance, main floor seats. Good for 2018-2019 season only.)

LOT 232: CSO/U Club Pack 2
Discover an unparalleled musical experience with these two (2) tickets for a performance at The Chicago Symphony Orchestra. After the show, you’ll stay the night at The Chicago University Club which overlooks Lake Michigan and is next door to Orchestra Hall, home of the CSO. You’ll also get $100 in Club house credit for dinner or drinks! (Dates to be agreed upon with donor Paul McKay, based upon availability. Any non-restricted subscription series performance, main floor seats. Good for 2018-2019 season only.)

LOT 233: St. James’ Club, Antigua
You will enjoy 7-9 nights of luxurious beachfront accommodations at the St James’s Club & Villas Caribbean 4-star resort. Perfect for couples or family escapes! Situated on a 100-acre peninsula, this lush tropical oasis offers two magnificent white-sand beaches, six pools, four restaurants, non-motorized water sports, tennis, fitness center, spa and nightly entertainment. A warm club-like atmosphere prevails throughout with a variety of accommodations and plenty of activities including supervised Kid’s Club and exceptional dining to keep everyone entertained. (Winner responsible for airfare and all-inclusive supplement of $125 per person/per night, plus tax which includes all dining, beverages, resort facilities, activities, service charges & gratuities. Reservations are subject to availability and some restrictions apply. Resort black-out dates do not apply, however, additional peak season surcharge of $50 per person, per night applies December 21-Jan 3 & Feb 1-24. Air must be purchased at the time of booking for stays during peak season only. Winner can also choose to add on two additional rooms at double occupancy for a $125 per person/per night supplement fee. Expires December 20, 2019.)

LOT 234: Los Establos, Panama
Enjoy seven nights of romantic mountainside accommodations with panoramic views of the Baru Volcano in your private plantation estate suite at the Los Establos Boutique Inn—winner of Trip Advisor’s Traveler’s Choice Award. Your quiet 4-star hideaway with private patio has breathtaking views of Boquete’s green mountains, blue waterfalls and rushing rivers. Includes all meals, as well as your choice of DAILY spa treatment or outdoor activity. (Winner responsible for airfare and all-inclusive supplement of $115 per person/per night, plus tax which provides all dining and beverages, plus your choice of one daily activity/spa treatment per person, service charges and gratuities. Up to three rooms available. Expires December 20, 2019.)

LOT 235: Pineapple Beach Club, Antigua
The simple, unadorned pleasures of the Caribbean await the two of you when you stay 7-9 nights in an ocean view beachfront room at this all-inclusive, adults-only 4-star Caribbean resort. Located on 30 acres of tropical paradise and overlooking one of Antiqua’s best white sand beaches, this resort is perfect for couples or friends seeking laidback fun in the sun, wonderful dining, signature cocktails and relaxed island atmosphere. (Winner responsible for airfare and all-inclusive supplement of $120 per person/per night, plus tax which includes all dining, beverages, resort facilities, activities, service charges & gratuities. Reservations are subject to availability and some restrictions apply. Resort black-out dates do not apply, however, additional peak season surcharge of $50 per person, per night applies December 21-Jan 3 & Feb 1-24. Air must be purchased at the time of booking for stays during peak season only. Winner can also choose to add on two additional rooms at double occupancy for a $120 per person/per night supplement fee. Expires December 20, 2019.)

LOT 236: St. James’ Club, St. Lucia
You get 7-10 nights of deluxe Oceanview accommodations at the 4-star St. James’ Club Morgan Bay in the Caribbean. St. James’ is set amid 25 acres of lush hillside gardens tucked into a private cove on the northern coast of St. Lucia. This all-inclusive, beachfront resort features 345 well-appointed guestrooms and suites offering stunning ocean and tropical garden views. Enjoy the day exploring an array of water sports and land activities, relax, or experience the majestic ambiance only St. Lucia can offer. (Winner responsible for airfare and all-inclusive supplement of $115 per person/per night, plus tax which includes all dining, beverages, resort facilities, activities, service charges & gratuities. Reservations are subject to availability and some restrictions apply. Resort black-out dates do not apply, however, additional peak season surcharge of $50 per person, per night applies December 21-Jan 3 & Feb 1-24. Air must be purchased at the time of booking for stays during peak season only. Winner can also choose to add on two additional rooms at double occupancy for a $115 per person/per night supplement fee. Expires December 20, 2019.)

LOT 237: The Verandah, Antigua
You go home with a 7-9 night luxury all-suite tropical retreat in your villa-style beachfront accommodations at the Verandah Resort & Spa, 4-star Caribbean resort. This eco-friendly, beachfront spa resort provides a stunning setting for romance, family fun and sumptuous indulgence. This resort has four pools, nature trails to historic Devil’s Bridge, four restaurants, tennis, fitness center, non-motorized water sports, kids club, mini golf, mini cinema, and the world class Tranquility Body & Soul Spa. Perfect for those seeking a romantic hideaway, family vacation or just looking to escape and leave the world behind. (Winner responsible for airfare and all-inclusive supplement of $125 per person/per night, plus tax which includes all dining, beverages, resort facilities, activities, service charges & gratuities. Reservations are subject to availability and some restrictions apply. Resort black-out dates do not apply, however, additional peak season surcharge of $50 per person, per night applies December 21-Jan 3 & Feb 1-24. Air must be purchased at the time of booking for stays during peak season only. Winner can also choose to add on two additional rooms at double occupancy for a $125 per person/per night supplement fee. Expires December 20, 2019.)

LOT 238: Lottery Tree
All these scratch cards are yours- good luck!

LOT 239: BUY IT NOW Custom Art – Only 20 Available
Marklund commissioned the world-famous Elliott From of Artbeat Live to create this masterpiece just for Marklund friends and family. Our “Angel Overlooking the City” is available to the first 20 donors at the “Buy-it-Now” price of $375. Artwork will be delivered to your home/office.

LOT 240: Chicago White Sox
You get four (4) tickets to the Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals game on Saturday, August 18 at 6:10 p.m. Box 118, Row 8, Seats 1-4 with parking pass. Courtesy of Republic Services.