THE GOG BLOG’S SUNDAY MORNING SHORT GAME-NEWS COLUMN

THERE IS STILL TIME TO DO SOME SHOPPING at the Schaumburg Golf Club. So if you need golf balls, golf apparel, hats or more visit the pro shop. Located at 401 North Roselle Road in Schaumburg just minutes from Woodfield Mall, you can still play golf on the simulators. Dine at Chandlers Chophouse. Schaumburggolf.com-(847)-885-9000.

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THE SUNDAY HOLIDAY GOLF SALE FROM 9-3. Some items up to 75% off. Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville on Renwick Road. (815)-254-3333.

THE MISTWOOD GOLF DOME is in full swing as the holidays approach.

But coming up this week GOG will have the holiday hours for the Mistwood Golf Dome.

Tomorrow night McWethy’s Sports Bar in the dome will have the Bears Monday Night Football game on.

So why not play some golf on Toptracer and then enjoy MNF (even if the Bears are having a bad season).

Mistwood Golf Dome is Chicago’s premier dome, and a Top 100 national club fitting destination. (630)-739-7600. But now registration is open for the ICE BOWL Saturday night January 8th, in the dome. So register now before the event sells out at MistwoodGolfDome.com. $300.00 per team.

EDISON WEDGES is running a year end holiday sale through December 31st. Because any order placed by December 31st, gets a 10% discount. EdisonWedges.com

Pine Meadow apparel is available during the holiday Christmas sale.

PINE MEADOW GOLF CLUB in Mundelein is running out of 2022 Ambassador passes, only a few remaining. Reserve yours at PineMeadowgc.com or call the pro shop at (847)-566-4653 (GOLF).

THE USGA and the Pine Needles resorts in Southern Pines are running a holiday special on 2022 U.S. Women’s Open tickets. So order yours today. Because time is running out. USGA.org or visit PineNeedleslodge.com.

Welcome to the new Pfau Course at Indiana University

INDIANA UNIVERSITY has announced that after 17 seasons women’s head golf coach Clint Wallman has resigned. The university has announced that assistant coach Emily Kuhfeld will take over as interim head coach for the remainder of the year. Plus IU has announced that a national search for new head coach is now underway. No reason for Wallman’s mid-season resignation was released by Indiana University.

THE GOLF HERITAGE SOCIETY will host the Columbus Ohio golf collectibles show Jan. 7-8 in Dublin Ohio, near Muirfield Village. So for more details see GolfHeritage.org.

CHICAGO BASED GOLFTINI has announced it’s spring of 2022 line, called Universe. For more information see Golftiniwear.com

BOLINGBROOK GOLF CLUB has announced a successful first season under new golf programs director BJ Paul. Over 250 golfers from juniors to adults were part of the programs. But after working with Paul this past summer, over 30 golfers say they carded their career best golf score. For more information contact Bolingbrook Golf Club or Paul at (630)-771-9400-ext 4500 or bjpaul@bolingbrookgolfclub.com.

Cleveland Srixon has announced the 6th generation of the Q-Star golf ball. Now available.

SRIXON one of leaders in the golf industry when it comes to golf ball technology, has announced the launch of it’s sixth generation Q-Star golf ball.

The colors available are Pure White and Tour Yellow.

Q-Star is now available as of December 15th.

“This latest generation of Q-Star golf balls offers great all-around performance,” said Brian Schielke, General Manager at Srixon. “With a lower overall compression compared to previous generations, the new Q-Star delivers better distance off the tee and enhanced feel when approaching the green.” The 338 dimple pattern returns to increase distance due to less drag. But now comes with an improved alignment line. Price per dozen $27.99 But for more information visit Srixon.

THE GOG BLOG SPEAKS OUT returns tomorrow on Tuesday. 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.