THE MISTWOOD GOLF DOME with Dan Phillips (L) and Master Club Fitter Eric Russell (R). The Mistwood Golf Dome is located on Rt. 53 in Bolingbrook and is open daily. Lessons and Club fittings now available. So visit or call the dome at (630)-739-7600. THE SCHAUMBURG GOLF CLUB located at 401 North Roselle Road has opened it’s three simulators downstairs in the clubhouse. For hours and rates, please visit or call the pro shop at (847)-885-9000.       _____________________________________________________________________

THE GOG BLOG by RORY SPEARS. Director of Content and Creation for Golfers on Golf. Follow Rory on Twitter @GogBlogGuy or friend him on Facebook or connect on Linkedin. In the Mistwood Golf Dome teaching area.

The Schaumburg Golf Club has opened it’s simulators on the lower level of the clubhouse.

Because of Covid-19 restrictions, it is suggested you call the pro shop to learn about times and procedures.

For more information call (847)-855-9000. But lessons and club fittings are available, and are done in a safe manner.

So you can be ready for summer when for the first time in five seasons, Schaumburg Golf Club will have all 27 holes open for play. All year long. Schaumburg GC is located on Roselle Road, and just 5 minutes from Woodfield Mall.

Mistwood Golf Dome among the best ranges for the fourth straight year.

THE MISTWOOD GOLF DOME in Bolingbrook has been awarded an honor from the Golf Range Association of America (GRAA).

For Mistwood this is the fourth straight year, it’s been named to the Top 50 Ranges.

Currently Mistwood has 30 Toptracer hitting bays open, but you do need to call and make a reservation in advance.

GRAA also honored Mistwood golf professional John Platt, with a Top 100 Grow the Game Instructor award.

CHAD JOHANSEN has his indoor golf operation running full steam ahead in the winter months. In the Go For It Sports Dome. So learn more at

Blackberry Oaks Golf Professional Chad Johansen is running indoor winter golf programs, including the 4-Step Process.

All winter long at the Go For it Sports Dome on Galena Road in Yorkville, located down the road from Blackberry Oaks.

Johansen can help you improve your game all year round. So for more information, see or visit But you can also call (630)-383-1698. Blackberry Oaks 2021 memberships are now available.

The General at Eagle Ridge in Galena.

Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa, has announced that 2021 Individual and Family memberships are now available.

But that’s not all. The new 2021 East Course Players Pass is now on sale for $500.00.

Contact Director of Golf Ryan Brown, at (815)-776-5251.

So for golf grip repair and or lessons, contact Brown at the number above. More details at

Topgolf’s playing field.

Dallas based Topgolf, announces continued world-wide growth and expansion.

Topgolf is planning to add six locations around the Far East.

So for more information see

Topgolf locations in the Chicago area include Schaumburg and Naperville.

CABOT CLIFFS in Canada has residences for sale. But they are selling quickly so you have to move fast if your interested.

Welcome to Cog Hill

Cog Hill has announced a Torrey Pines Toptracer event on the Cog Hill range next weekend. On Saturday January 16th.

But this event is limited to the first 22 teams that sign up at $200.00 per team.

Need more ? How about the optional skins game for $40.00. Because golf season never ends at Cog Hill. You can call Cog Hill at (866)-264-4455 COGHILL. Or visit

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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 WCPT AM820 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.