MCWETHY’S TAVERN at Mistwood Golf Club & McWethy’s Sports bar at the Mistwood Golf Dome are now BOTH OPEN for indoor dining. The Tavern is at Mistwood Golf Club on Renwick Road in Romeoville, & the Sportsbar at the golf dome Rt. 53 in Bolingbrook. See McWethysTavern.com and McWethysSportsbar.com for details-Dome open for golf. ______________________________________________________________________
PGA TOUR: Arlington Hts. native Doug Ghim is having a good week at the WGA Championship in Palm Springs.
So watch the tour and root for one of our local players. The Buffalo Grove high school and University of Texas alum Doug Ghim.
Ghim opened Round 1 with a 5 under Par 67, and followed that up with a XX that left him X shots off the lead heading into the weekend.
A great bounce back for Ghim who missed the cut last week in Hawaii at the Sony Open. Check out the PGA Tour today for the final round.
THERE IS SO MUCH good news coming from the Mistwood Golf Dome.
Because it is club fitting season, and a Callaway fitting session is coming up this Tuesday from 4-8 Pm, cost is $60.00 dollars. The new Epic Speed family is coming soon. Enquire at the dome, with Eric Russell or Chris Ioriatti.
But then it’s TaylorMade coming in on Thursday the 28th from 12-4 Pm. There is no charge for this session.
Space is limited for both of these sessions and you should reserve a spot online. While at the dome McWethy’s Sports Bar has reopened for indoor dining. So enjoy the famed wings, and burgers or sandwiches. Visit MistwoodGolfdome.com.
THE MYRTLE BEACH BEAT: The First 2021 Rewards Package has now been announced.
The four night-four round offer gives golfers an opportunity to select from the Founders Group International stable of 21 golf courses.
But when you select the package, golfers receive a $100.00 gift card for food and beverage, or in the pro shop.
Courses can choose from include the Grande Dunes Resort Course, TPC Myrtle beach, Pawley’s Plantation and Kings North at Myrtle Beach National. For more information please visit, MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com. Golfweek Magazine has just rated 9 of the courses in the Grand Strand area in the Top 200 resort courses in the area.
THE NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL CLASSIC will be played from Oct. 31 to Nov. 4. But this year there is a new course rotation for the 4-Day event. So enter now because the event registration will close out at 288 players. There will be both 2 and 4 man teams.
But now you can enjoy these four courses, Grande Dunes-Wild Wing Avocet, World Tour, and Pine Lakes. To enter visit NLEOMGC.com
CALLAWAY GOLF is ready to unleash the new Epic Speed Driver.
But if you need an option, you can try the new Callaway Epic Max driver.
Because when your ready to upgrade your driver in 2021, you deserve options.
Epic Speed driver could be the fastest driver yet, created by the A.I. of Callaway design.
So you want more. Callaway/Odyssey has designed a new White Hot OG Putter. But for all the details and launch dates, please visit Callawaygolf.com.
IT’S A NEW YEAR. So are you ready for new clubs ?
Because right now is club fitting season. Whether it’s for a full bag of clubs, or to just replaces the ones that work very well in last year.
New models are coming out, and with some companies, you can now order the latest and hottest new product on the market.
Current specials include 50% off fittings with purchase. So visit Clubchampiongolf.com.
Live tournament golf is back at Jerry Rich’s Rich Harvest Farms in 2021.
Because this June 11-13 the Palmer Cup returns. But the field now includes the ladies, unlike in 2015.
In 2015 Team USA defeated Team Europe, that was lead by current World Golf #2 Jon Rahm.
This October 2-4, the Rich Harvest Farms Intercollegiate hosted by Northern Illinois University will see a strong field challenge the Huskies on their home turf. For details see RichHarvestFarms.com.
JUMBO MAX Golf Grips has announced it will participate in the virtual format PGA Merchandise Show coming up this week. More information at JumboMax.com
THE WRITERS of Golf Pass, have named Boyne Golf Resorts in Petosky Michigan, one of the Top 25, Golf & Ski resorts in America. Details at BoyneGolf.com.
SUN MOUNTAIN announces a new golf bag with speakers built-in. If your one of those golfers that enjoys some tunes while they are playing golf. Now Sun Mountain might have the golf bag for you. Boom Bag is now at a golf retailer near you, for only $329.00. For more information call (800)-227-9224, or visit SunMountain.com.
BREAKTHROUGH GOLF TECHNOLOGY (BGT) is now introducing the Stability Black, A Barney Adams limited Edition putter shaft, created with a black matte Shaft and glossy branding
Because of it’s high grade of quality, each shaft will come with an authentication card. And will have a holographic numbered seal to ensure it’s authenticity as a true piece of premium golf equipment. This limited edition model retails for $299.99, and are now back in-stock. Details to order at Breakthroughgolftech.com.
The time is right for the release in America of the new Shot Scope PRO L1 laser range finder.
Because of the demand for even more advanced range finders. PRO L1 brings Adaptive Slope Technology and Dual Black & Red Optics.
Shot Scope features can be turned on or off, if used for tournament play. That have restrictions on measuring devices. So an even new option is making yardage available in yards or meters. Because golfers never know what kind of weather they could have on the golf course, PRO L1 is water-resistant. PRO L1 has a maximum range of 875 yards.
Locations for purchase include Dicks Sporting Good, PGA Tour Superstore, and Golf Galaxy. Learn more at ShotScope.com
FORT WORTH TEXAS based ben Hogan Golf has introduced a Limited Edition of Players-Combo Iron sets with Black Metal Finish.
Because of strong demand and the best selling Hogan clubs in recent history. The Black-Combo set is back.
“Quite candidly we were blown away by demand for the Player’s Combo set. But we knew it was a great concept, but never expected it to become the cornerstone of our product line. Because through the later part of 2021, we just couldn’t keep up with the demand,” said Scott White, President and CEO of the Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company. “But on top of that has been the demand for sets to be made in black finishes. So the Player’s black Combo is the response to that demand. An 18 degree VKTR Hybrid will be available to those who purchase this package for $100.00. Players Combo sets run in the $810.00 to $840.00 range. See BenHogangolf.com for more information.
SO YOU WANTED TO KNOW BOB VOKEY’S favorite grind.
And the winner is-The “M”.
The M-Grind is now available in 50-52 and 54 degree lofts through the Vokey “M” Grind Collection.
This grind WAS only available on SM8 design and lob wedges of loft from 56-62 degrees. The “M” Grind is for players who like to rotate the club face open and closed to create shots around the green.
Vokey Tour Representative Aaron Dill says this grind,” allows for golfers to open up the wedge and get under the ball easier. So the front of the wedge allows you to get out and produce lower and straighter ball flight.” Toe engravings and stamping options are available. Cost $199.00 and see Vokey.com for more information.
THE GOG BLOG returns tomorrow. RS