MISTWOOD Golf Club a Ray Hearn design. Located on Renwick Road in Romeoville. But golfers can also enjoy Mistwood Golf Dome in Bolingbrook on Rt. 53 during the winter months (630)-739-7600. At the golf club McWethy’s Tavern is open all year round so enjoy both facilities. Mistwood Golf Club or Mistwoodgc.com or call (815)-254-3333.

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Architect Ray Hearn at Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville, during the 2021 Illinois State Amateur.

DURING THE 2021 ILLINOIS Amateur last July. Architect Ray Hearn returned to Mistwood Golf Club, a course he designed and then renovated years later.

Hearn joined Golfers on Golf, and Tim Cronin of the Illinois Golfer, to discuss Mistwood, Mistwood’s late owner Jim McWethy, and other national projects that Ray Hearn Golf Design is currently working with.

Hearn an Evans Scholar and Michigan State alum, has also worked in Illinois at Flossmoor Golf Club, Midlothian CC and has another project coming soon in Oak Brook.

This spring Hearn will get back to work at Boyne Resorts in Northern Michigan, where among other projects, he will be designing the resorts new short course.

CLICK HERE to hear Part 1 of the interview with architect Ray Hearn (Part 1 mostly covers Mistwood).

CLICK HERE to hear Part 2 with architect Ray Hearn. Part 2 covers more of Hearn’s Michigan and other national projects.

Hearn’s work at Midlothian CC will get unveiled in Spring of this year. RS

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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.