FRENCH LICK RESORT FOR DAY 1 OF THE PGA SHOW TRIP

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THE GOG BLOG by RORY SPEARS, Director of Content and Creation. Follow Rory on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter@GogBlogGuy at the French Lick Hotel.

THE PGA SHOW trip is underway and so is the start of golf season, if it didn’t start last weekend at Cog Hill with the Eskimo Open.

Day 1 was the stop off at the French Lick Resort, in French Lick Indiana, where the progress continues on the new rooms adjacent to the casino, that will also include a state of the art sports bar.

The new upscale rooms and suites will be near the casino entrance, and the rooms will be able to connect for larger groups.

The French Lick Resort is expected to begin work at some point after the room project is complete, on the resorts 9-hole Valley Links Course. The current nine holes would be renovated and 9 more holes will get added, up on a hill to left of holes 2-3. No official word yet if the work will start in 2020.

The improvements continue in French Lick

The French Lick Resort is looking forward to year #3 in 2019 for it’s two golf tournaments.

The Road to the LPGA the Symetra Tour event will take place on the Donald Ross Golf Course in July, and then the Sr. LPGA Championship returns again on 3 weekdays in October.

Laura Davies will be the defending champion on the Pete Dye Course.

Have you booked your trip yet to French Lick for 2019, visit Frenchlick.com for details. With that it’s on to Pinehurst and time to tee it 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.