CHAD JOHANSEN and the Four-Step Process is taking shape at the Go For it Sports Dome in MISTWOOD GOLF is back and rolling, with not only the golf course, but the performance center open. (815)-254-3333 ______________________________________________________________________

THE GOG BLOG by RORY SPEARS, Director of Content and Creation for Golfers on Golf. Follow Rory on Twitter@GogBlogGuy and on Facebook or Linkedin. With Wilson Golf President Tim Clarke at WCPT.

THE ROTUNDA Room is now open at the Seven bridges Golf Club in Woodridge, as the club celebrates it’s 30th Anniversary in 2020.

The club has recently made several improvements inside the clubhouse, and now offers plenty of options for dinners and events.

For more details and information see

HAPPY FATHERS DAY to all the dads today, hope you enjoy a round out on the golf course of your choice. The Fathers Day Sale continues today at the Eagle Ridge Resort in Galena.

Illinois Golf Hall of Famer Len Ziehm is back on the road, visiting the travel destinations of the Southeast.

2019 Illinois Golf Hall of fame inductee Len Ziehm is back on the road again visiting travel destinations of the Southeast.

The first stop on his current trip was Santee South Carolina. A nice small town that is growing located towards central South Carolina, that has several good golf courses.

For more details and some good golf reading see

Ziehm has a Daily Herald piece on the unfortunate collapse of Deerfield’s Vince India, who had a four-shot lead headed into the final round of this weeks Korn-Ferry Tour event. India ended up T-6 along with Nick Hardy from Northbrook, who made up 9 shots on India, in Saturday’s final round in Florida, in the World Golf Hall of Fame Village.

The Wilson Golf demo day at Cog Hill is this week.

Wilson Golf and Cog Hill Golf have teamed up for a demo day this Thursday June 25th. From 12 Pm to 4 Pm on the driving range at Cog Hill in Lemont.

Covid-19 safety measures will be in place to help provide everyone that is attending a safe environment.

For more details visit or contact Cog Hill at (866)-264-4455.

Welcome to Blackberry Oaks in Bristol.

Tim is running out to sign up for next weekends Blackberry Amateur, at Blackberry Oaks in Bristol (near Aurora).

The BB-Am a 36-hole two day event, is sponsored by Wilson Golf and by Michelob Ultra.

The Blackberry Amateur is next weekend June 27th and 28th. So call the pro shop at (630)-553-7170 and get registered now. Don’t forget the Blackberry Oak summer 4-man scramble in Sunday July 12th, you can now sign-up for the scramble.

CHRIS CHARNAS and  Wilmette Illinois based Links Capital Advisors has been retained to handle the sale of Fire Ridge Golf Club in Grafton Wisconsin, just North of Milwaukee. To explore purchase options contact Chris at (312)-543-7192 and or see

WOULD YOU LIKE an upgrade to your yardage books. Well now there is more details than ever in the Golf Logix yardage books-Where Tradition meets Technology. For more information visit

The 4th hole at the Mistwood golf Club in Romeoville, (815)-254-3333.

The 4th hole at Mistwood Golf Club will be a great place to be, on the 4th, July 4th that is.

The annual multiple format scramble is on again this year at Mistwood.

The Red-White & Blue scramble is one of the most popular events of the year at Mistwood.

So if you would like to put a little pop and bang into your Fourth of July. Call the Mistwood Golf Club today and sign-up at (815)-254-3333.

The Gog Blog will return tomorrow. RS

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About Rory Spears

Rory spent over 8 years growing up working at Rob Roy Golf Club in Prospect Hts.IL, then two years at Chevy Chase in Wheeling. He has covered golf in Chicago since 1986. Rory was one of the initial members of WSCR all-sports radio Chicago and covered golf there for 5 seasons, before moving on to work for ESPN/Sportsticker and ESPN Radio. In addition to hosting Golfers on Golf Radio on WNDZ Am 750 Chicago, he writes for both the Chicago District (CDGA) Magazine, and formerly Chicagoland Golf. Rory has played over 525 courses in 39 states, and rates golf courses. He does golf course management and communications consulting, within the golf industry.