THE PRESERVE AT OAK MEADOWS-coming soon. Will open this summer. Stay clicked into and this website for the announcement about when play will start and how to book tee times. The Symetra Tour is playing the 100 year old Donald Ross Course this weekend at the French Lick Resort, see for details about the tournament and the Sr.LPGA Championship that starts on Monday.       ______________________________________________________________________

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GOLFERS ON GOLF RADIO THIS morning at 9 AM on Am 750 WNDZ. Our guests include Brendan Sweeney of the French Lick Resort, former Illinois PGA Professional Mike Jones from the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington PA, opening a brand new Pete Dye Golf Course this weekend. Clair Petersen tournament director of the John Deere Classic, stay on the tee, at WNDZ.

Your hosts are Ed Stevenson, Bill Berger and Rory Spears.

FRENCH LICK CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK IS UNDERWAY, for all the details follow veteran scribe Len Ziehm is in French Lick covering all the action.

Stories and reports coming up from the Nemcolin Woodlands Resort as the brand new Pete Dye Courses opens for play. See Former Illinois PGA professional Mike Jones is the Director of Golf at Nemacolin.

The John Deere Classic tee’s off this week on Thursday from TPC Deere Run, for tickets see

KLEIN CREEK Golf Club in Winfield is for sale through Evanston based Links Capital Advisors and Chris Charnas. Asking price in the 5 million dollar range. For more information visit

More news coming up.

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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.