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BY: Rory Spears, Editor and Director of Content. Follow Rory on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter @GogBlogGuy.

Golfers on Golf Radio returns for week 5 today at 9 AM on WSBC-AM 1240 and WCFJ-AM 1470. If you miss the show live because your on the golf course or at the range, you get a Mulligan because you can hear the show on this website either late Sunday or by Monday.

This mornings show will feature BIG 3 Partner Tim Cronin, the Illinois Golf Hall of Fame Committee Chairman. Cronin will discuss this weeks final voting on the Class of 2015, that yielded three new members. If you want to learn more about the Illinois Golf Hall of Fame, the voting procedure and the induction dinner, catch our interview with Tim.

Following Tim Cronin will be our interview with Long John Daly, who stopped in town last weekend. Daly talks about the new talent on the PGA Tour, his sponsored products and some thoughts about the Ryder Cup. Daly will discuss the teo pcoming majors he will play in, and the injury he has been fighting through.

WITH LESS THAN 50 days remaining to play Oak Meadows, a couple of special guests will talk about their challenge this past week to play 100 holes their in a single day. For more on the final days of Oak Meadows see

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Illinois Senior Brian Campbell seen here in 2014 at Rich Harvest Farms, led the Illini to yet another NCAA Regional Championship.

The Fighting Illini have done it again, led by Senior Brian Campbell Illinois rallied from third place to tie for the overall championship with SMU. Campbell won the individual title and Illinois will move onto the NCAA National Championship. Good Luck Illinois.

The NCAA National Championship will be held next week in Sarasota Florida at the Concession Golf Club. Illinois will head into the nationals ranked #1 or #2 in the country depending on which poll you read.

FROM ORLANDO:  Comes news of a new book by one of the top swing coaches in the world and that’s David Ledbetter. his new book THE A SWING. It’s the first book by Ledbetter in over 10 years, the book is now on sale for $27.99. via St. Martins Press.

CANTIGNY GOLF in Wheaton has announced that pat Hickey has been named PGA Teaching Professional, Hickey will conduct private and group lessons. For Cantigny Golf and lessons visit

THE CDGA Mid-Amateur Championship tee’s off tomorrow at Bowes Creek in Elgin, under a new match play format. The Rick Jacobson design plays from 6,731 yards. A solid field is lead by four-time CDGA Mid-Amateur Champion Todd Mitchell from Bloomington.

The weather is great today, get out before the Blackhawks game and enjoy 18 holes at your favorite club. See you on the tee at 9 AM. 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.