ALL OPEN-McWethy’s Tavern at the Mistwood golf Club IS OPEN for the winter months. So is the Mistwood Golf Dome on Rt. 53 in Bolingbrook, with a newly upgraded dome for the winter season ahead. So book a hitting bay today ______________________________________________________________________

THE GOG BLOG by RORY SPEARS, Director of Content and Creation for Golfers on Golf. Follow Rory on Twitter @GogBlogGuy or connect on LinkedIn or Facebook.

Salamander Spa-are you ready. Golf and gift cards, are now waiting for you.

Tis the season for Salamander Resorts and hotels.

So are you ready ?

Because it’s getting colder up north, and you need a break.

With Salamander, you have options. Florida, South Carolina, New Orleans, Virginia.

Right now gift cards have your name on them, you need to order now. Because when you do, you get a deal. $300-add $30 for you. Spend $500-add $50 for you. Give $750-$75 for you. Innisbrook Resort, home of the PGA Tour’s Valspar Championship. Plus one of the most relaxing spa’s anywhere.

LAB Putters-Lie Angle Balance, improve your putting, find it in the LAB.

So do you need a holiday saving on your new putter.

Because right now you can save $300.00 on a slightly blemished LAB putter.

You can view photo’s to see exactly what your buying in advance.

So do search

Because the sweet imperfections are ones you might not notice, even if you are looking closely.

More info on LAB golf putters, at

VOLVIK GOLF BALLS has some interesting golf ball packages for the holidays, that include logo’s balls with the Volvik connection to Marvel Comics. See more

Welcome to Cog Hill in Palos Park.


Because golf season at Cog Hill never ends, outdoors or under the roof.

So you still want to play outside, no problem.

IT STARTS next weekend on December 4th, with the 3-Club Frosty open. This 2-person scramble starts at 9:30 on Course #3.  The Toptracer event starts on Saturday December 11th on the range. Sunday January 2nd, 2022 the first outing of the year, the Eskimo Open. Sign up now

Club Champion expands fittings again.

CLUB CHAMPION is getting bigger.

Because now it’s 87 locations across America where you can go, and get fitted by Club Champion fitters.

So now you can add locations like Dallas Texas, Columba South Carolina, and Little Rock Arkansas to Club Champions list of locations.

So visit to find out where you can fitted before and after holidays. Start 2022 with the new clubs you need to take your game to the next level. See Club Champion Golf.

SO DO YOU ENJOY WATCHING the Pebble Beach pro-am on the PGA Tour. Because it does look like fun. So would you like to go to the final round, then start your own pro-am at Pebble Beach. But there are now limited options to do this, through Garmany Golf. Your 3-day event starts the day after the AT&T ends. 54 holes to be played on Pebble Beach, Spanish Bay and Spyglass. Details at each team has 1 professional and three amateurs.

BELVEDERE GOLF CLUB in CHARLEVOIX Michigan will host the 2023 Hickory Grail matches, date TBD. Currently Europe has the Cup after winning it this year at St. Andrews in Scotland. The series of these Ryder Cup style matches is tied at 6 wins for both side. For more information see

SHORT GOLF in WISCONSIN series starts 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 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.