THE MEN’S AND WOMEN’S NCAA GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS AT RICH HARVEST FARMS in Sugar Grove IL. coming May 19-31. The Women on the tee first, and then the Men starting on May 26th, two final fours in two weeks. Well priced tickets on sale now, for up close to action access and FREE Parking, purchase at    ____________________________________________________________________

THE GOG BLOG by RORY SPEARS   Editor and Director Content.               Follow Rory on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter @gogBlogguy. With Erin Hills Professional Rich Tock

The 117th U.S. Open Championship is coming this June 12-18 at the Erin Hills Golf Club in Erin Wisconsin.

Now in advance of the championship there are new ways for you to see Erin Hills the home site of the championship.

VIDEO’s of the course hole-by-hole have begun to play on Each week there will be new addtions and before championship week, you will be able to see all 18 holes of the course.

Even if you have played the course before, here is a new way to see the course in these aerial footage video’s. Check out the first few holes today.

The new book on Erin Hills

The new book on Erin Hills is a book that incorporates the old book on Erin Hills and what June of 2017 will look like when the U.S. Open and the USGA take over Erin Wiscosnin for a week.

Long time Wisconsin golf writer Gary D’Amato of the Milwaukee Journal Sentenial, along with Paul Hundley one of the best still photographers in golf, have combined on this coffey table style book that will give you the inside of Erin Hills.

Now on sale $45.00, with a shipping date of late in April. Or if you are going to the championship, you can purchase a copy in the merchandise tent, at select times D’Amato and Hundley will be signing copies of the book in the tent, during open week.

The US Open Trophy overlooks the Par 4, 15th hole of Erin Hills.

TICKETS who needs two? or maybe more.

Well right now you can still purchase tickets to this years US Open online at

You can purchase tickets for both yourself or for corporate needs.

Ticket for the US Open of golf are muchbetter priced than most other major championships in sport. So why not get them today while they still last, the remaining tickets are going quickly so get them today.

Erin Hills will reopen for public play after the championship, and was recently rated the 44th Best Course in America by Golf Digest Magazine.

This entry was posted in News by Rory Spears. Bookmark the permalink.

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 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.