GOLFERS ON GOLF RADIO WEEK 18-PGA WEEK

GOLFERS ON GOLF RADIO, AM 750 WNDZ CHICAGO Tee Time is 10 AM every Saturday morning through Sept. 8th this summer.

 

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This week on the show, Ed Stevenson and Rory Spears, will update and review the happenings of the 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club, in Town and Country Missouri. (Near St. Louis).

Justin Thomas is the defending champion and one of the crowd favorites, along with Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth who is looking for the career grand slam.

2018 Western Amateur champion Cole Hammer with the George R. Thorne champion’s trophy and the Cameron Eddy medalist trophy. Hammer was co-medalist in the stroke play qualifying and won the championship match Saturday, Aug. 4, 1 up over Davis Riley.

There will be a recap of the 116th Western Amateur played at the Sunset Ridge Country Club in Northfield.

Hear from champion 18 year-old Cole Hammer of Texas, on his thrilling win over Davis Riley.

The Western Amateur will move back to the Point O’Woods golf Club in Benton Harbor Michigan in 2019, and the Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel Indiana in 2020, before making it’s return to the Chicago area in 2012 at the Glenview Club, where the championship was first conducted.

   A RECAP OF THIS PAST WEEKS Illinois Open won by Vince India (R), who won his first Illinois Open by 1 shot, then boarded a plane to compete in this weeks Web.com tournament in California, where he received a sponsors exemption.

Watch the PGA Championship this weekend, the final major of the year.

We will hear from Tim Cronin of the Illinois Golfer live from Bellerive, and from Brett Dreier of the Illinois Junior Golf Association. TEE time is 10 Am join us.

CHARITY GOLF  is on the tee for the Animal House Shelter, and the Putt’s for Paw’s outing on October 1st, at the Elgin Country Club. It’s from 11 Am to 7 Pm. Cost is $250 per person or $900 for a foursome.

Please sent your RSVP by September 21st. For questions or information contact Ashley Feck at (847)-361-1886. Or online contact her at Ashley@animalhouseshelter.com

The outing is a scramble, in a shotgun start, there is lunch dinner, raffles, prizes and a silent auction. There are sponsorship opportunities still available.

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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.