THE MISTWOOD GOLF DOME IS OPEN FOR THE WINTER SEASON. But better yet is that products from “Mistwood Farms” are being served in McWethy’s Tavern and the honey is ready for the holidays. See &

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The Great Waters Clubhouse in Reynolds Lake Oconee GA., come play the place Jack built, and do it Masters week 2023.


Because if you still don’t know, odds are Georgia is not yet on your mind.

But it should be. So why not consider the top golf destination in the Peachtree state.

Reynolds Lake Oconee only an hour away from Augusta National Golf Club. Great lodging, 6 golf courses rated among Georgia’s best and great villas, or a Ritz-Carlton to stay-in. When Georgia is on your mind.

SENIOR MIXED PAIRS APRIL 23-27-where, how about Ireland. So learn more about golf in Ireland at

HOT ABOUT THOSE HAND WARMERS-now is the time. Because it is Cyber Week at Keep your hands warm with the best hand warmers on the market.

BLACKBERRY OAKS very own Chad Johansen.

BLACKBERRY OAKS and Mr. Kids Rule Chad Johansen, is back with the indoor version of winter golf.

Callaway Golf ambassador Chad Johansen has started the sign-up for the winter golf season in the Go-For-It Sports dome.

The GFI Dome is located in Yorkville, but close to Blackberry Oaks in Bristol.

But just in-time for the holidays, you can purchase your 2023 Blackberry Oaks membership.

Sign up now for golf where the fun never #BBO2023

GOLF360TV is every where-so where are they this weekend. NBC Sports Chicago-both Saturday and Sunday.

GOLF360TV is back all weekend long, catch all the golf news with Katie Kearney, Patrick Mannelly, and Mr. Links himself-Dave Lockhart.

The program did run last night But will be shown again tonight after the special on Marion Hossa. See local listings for airtimes. On NBC Sports Chicago.

This weeks program takes a look at the new PXG studio in Oak Brook Terrace. Playing golf on the Robert Trent Jones Trail. Plus take a trip to the PGA Tour store in Downers Grove. See it all on Golf360TV.

Welcome to the Club at Lac La Belle

THE SEASON IS NOT OVER at The Club at Lac La Belle.

While it might be a little cold for outdoor golf, the best golf sale of the year is coming up in just two weeks.

Because on Sunday December 4th, from 9 Am to 1 Pm the year end sale with some items up to 60% off.

Once you are done shopping, stick around to watch the Packers and the Bears, even though this year neither team is really worth watching. More information at the

DAYTONA BEACH is thankful heading into the holiday season. Because golf in this are of Florida is back in great shape, after a short clean-up from storm damage. The area includes several great golf courses, with a long history to some of them. You can learn more at

DO YOU REMEMBER ASHWORTH GOLF APPAREL. IF YOU ARE over 30 you do. But for golfers that do, good news they are returning to the US-marketplace. Ashworth will have a booth at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando Jan. 24-27 in 2023. Check out to see the current line.

THE GOLF LOGIX-Green Books gift card is now available for the holidays. Increments of $40-$80 and $120 can be purchased. Visit the link at

DALLAS BASED TOP GOLF has announced the opening of it’s 82nd location in the USA, with the doors now open in Louisville Kentucky. Located by Interstate 264 and Shelbyville Road. So learn more at and see more on the new initiative by Topgolf called “Come Play Around” with emphasis on making golf available to everyone. Additionally Topgolf has announced construction has started on a second location in the St. Louis area. But on Friday October 28th, Topgolf Baltimore opened for business. But work is underway for the first Boston area Topgolf, in the town of Canton. WANT MORE okay Topgolf has proposed two more locations in the San Diego area, in Sorrento valley and East Harbor Island. It will be hard to top all these new options.

GOLFFOREVER the golf fitness training aid-used by Masters Champion Scottie Scheffler, is running a Black Friday-Cyber Monday Special. See GolfForever has announced that Mark King has joined the companies advisory board, and the company has partnerships with Dicks Sporting Goods and Invite Golf-Clubs formerly known at ClubCorp. Finally a partnership with the veteran organization “The Folds of Honor” has been created.

The Atkins golf course at the University of Illinois.

The Atkins Course at the university of Illinois, has launched the sale of season passes for 2023.

So why not order a pass for your favorite University of Illinois student or Illinois alum.

The golf course reopened this year from a renovation. At the grand reopening Illini men’s golf coach Mike Small announced a spring of 2023 tournament hosted by Illinois. So for all the details, call the pro shop at (217)-481-8150.

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LINK.1 not done yet.

The demand was great-the website crashed. But now it’s working again.

Sooo you can still order the LINK.1.

But you need to hurry. The first run coming out in 2023, is going quickly. But only 500 of them are going to be made.

See more at One of the hottest new putters coming in 2023-is something you can order today. LAB GOLF now has beanie hats.

NBC TV GOLF has announced that Roger Maltbie and Gary Koch will not be back in 2023. Golfers on Golf will have more in the days ahead.

CALLAWAY GOLF announces that two of it’s long time staffers have joined the LPGA Hall of Fame. Congratulations to Deb Vangellow and Angela Aulenti.

INDIANA UNIVERSITY has announced that Caroline Smith from Inverness Illinois and Barrington High School, has signed to play with the Lady Hoosiers golf team of IU.

THE GOLF HERITAGE SOCIETY has announced it’s 52nd annual convention will be held in Lexington Kentucky from October 11-14. Details at

SENTRY WORLD has announced a special gift of a beanie hat, just in time for the winter season, when you spend over $100.00 on tickets for the 2023 U.S. Senior Open. See

PINE MEADOW GOLF CLUB in Mundelein announces that greenskeeper Scott Denil is a new graduate of the Greenskeeper University, that comes with studies from several top grounds keeping programs. Congrats Scott.

THE GOG BLOG returns all week. 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.