THE WOMEN’S KPMG CHAMPIONSHIP tee’s off this week at the Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer, defending champion Danielle Kang heads up a field with ALL TOP 100 players on the LPGA money list playing. Tickets The top women players of the amateur ranks visit Mistwood this week, for the 116th Women’s Western Golf Association Amateur Championship, come see the best women amateur players from around the world. Admission at Mistwood is free. See  ______________________________________________________________________

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GOLFERS ON GOLF RADIO WEEK 11 was quite show, if you missed it, look for it to be posted on our sire in the days ahead.

This morning Ed Stevenson, Bill Berger and Rory Spears were joined by USGA 2019 U.S Open at Pebble Beach Championship Manager Danny Sink, and PGA of America Director of Course set up Kerry Haigh.

Sink talked about both the U.S. Amateur Championship at Pebble Beach this August, and the U.S. Open next year.

Haigh spoke about stetting up Kemper Lakes for this weeks upcoming KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Defending Champion Danielle Kang heads up a solid field that has all Top 100 players from the LPGA money list. for ticket or more information. Come out to Kemper Lakes this week. 29 major championship winners are in the field this week at Kemper Lakes.

SWEDEN’S JENNY HAGLUND has just excepted a special exemption to play in this weeks KPMG Woemn’s PGA Championship.

  PRAIRIE LANDING in West Chicago announces a new golf cart experience for all of it’s players. The new high-tech golf carts are called YamaTrack Carts and club has ordered 76 of them.

The new Prairie Landing carts have a free App that helps players improve their game. This APP includes course diagrams, and GPS precise distance pins. Golfers can now download the Yamatrack app on their smartphone for a more interactive Prairie Landing golf experience. The new cart helps keep carts out of area’s they should not be near, and stops them if needed. The new Yamatrak cart is great for ordering food and beverage as golfers make the turn.

“We’re always looking for ways to upgrade our club facilities in a manner that benefits golfers of all skill levels,” said JR Starnes, Golf Operations Manager at Prairie Landing. “These YamaTrak cars provide us with a unique opportunity to take the game to the next level right here in West Chicago.” For more details see or call the pro shop at (630)-208-7600.

PGA TOUR PROFESSIONAL KEVIN STREELMAN will give back to golf on Monday July 9th at Cantigny Golf where he grew up and previously worked, For more details visit Streelman will spend the day with junior golfers covering different area’s of the game.

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 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.