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DSC06998 Adam Wood at knollwood DSDSC06618 Knollwood 12th par 3 right tee DS   Past WGA Junior Champion Adam Wood talks about this weeks Western Amateur Championship that starts Tuesday at the Knollwood Club in Lake Forest. WGAESF.org.  _____________________________________________________________________

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GOLFERS ON GOLF RADIO standing L-R Mike Munro and Ed Stevenson. Seated Rory Spears and Bill Berger, at WSBC AM 1240 Chicago.

It’s your favorite time of the week golfers, Chicago’s longest running and most informative golf show is back on the tee at 9 Am on Am 1240 WSBC Chicago.

Chicago’s Favorite Foursome Mike Munro, Ed Stevenson, Bill Berger and Rory Spears are ready for another week of golf talk.

We will take a look at the rain-delayed PGA Championship at Baltusrol. Then recap the Illinois Open this past week at Royal Fox and Royal Hawk in St. Charles.

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Vince Pellegrino is the WGA SR. VP of Tournaments.

Joining us on the tee first is Western Golf Association Sr. VP of Tournaments Vince Pellegrino.

Pellegrino an Evans Scholars Alum is ready to talk some Western Amateur Championship. This years Western Amateur will be played at the Knollwood Club in Lake Forest.

Defending Champion Dawson Armstrong who won last year at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove is back to defend his title. A strong field will be at Knollwood to challenge Armstrong, Pellegrino has all the details on the field and everything WGA.

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The historic Carolina Hotel at Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina.

Alex Podlogar the social media manager from Pinehurst will join us to talk about Pinehurst our destination of the week.

Pinehurst now has 9 courses, more than any other resort in America.

Pinehurst will host USGA Championships coming up in 2017, 2019, and the U.S. Open returns to course #2 in 2024.

But that’s not all that’s new in Pinehurst, tune in and find out more, and how you too can get to Pinehurst. It is easier than you think. Pinehurst.com for more details.

Pinehurst is offering special rates on certain packages over the Labor Day weekend.

COG HILL is Lemont is having a 2-Day Summer Sale event next weekend, specials inn the pro shop on many brands. Coghillgolf.com.

THE GOG BLOG returns tomorrow.

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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 WNDZ Am 750 Chicago, he writes for both Chicagoland Golf and the Chicago District (CDGA) Magazine. Rory has played over 460 courses in 37 states, and rates golf courses. He does golf course management and communications consulting, in the golf industry.