GREENER DAYS ARE COMING are you ready. The Schaumburg Golf Club at 401 N. Roselle Road, can have you ready for the summer season ahead. Come and play the clubs simulators on the lower level of the clubhouse and enjoy food and beverage from Chandlers Chophouse while you do. Call (847)-885-9000 and book your tee time today.  ______________________________________________________________________

THE GOG BLOG by RORY SPEARS, Director of Content and Creation. Follow Rory on Twitter @GogBlogGuy, Linkedin and Facebook. On the 18th at the Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort. Home of the Sr. LPGA Championship.

THE ONLY REMAINING GOLF SHOW in town is here. It starts today at the Donald Stephens Convention Center on River Road in Rosemont.


The Show runs through Sunday, check out for the shows hours.

The French Lick Resort is the title sponsor and is giving away via a drawing, the chance to win a free weekend with golf that is valued at over $3,000.

GolfVisions is giving away FREE golf again this year, come pick up a free round. You can win other prizes that will come in handy during the season ahead.

Former Bears Kicker Robbie Gould is on the main stage Saturday and Sunday at 10 AM, come watch him hit straight shots between the uprights. The Illinois PGA will be giving free lessons and there are clubs from Wilson, Tour Edge and Callaway that you can test out. The destination golf properties will be there, and can get you set up for a spring, summer, fall or maybe even next winter’s getaway.

  THE FRENCH LICK RESORT is the Title Sponsor. While at the show visit the Mistwood Golf Dome and Mistwood Golf Club booth.

  Erin Hills has a booth at the show, stop by and learn about the new large putting green by the first tee. Publisher Val Russell invites you to pickup a copy of Chicagoland Golf at the GC booth.

The Illinois PGA will giving free golf lessons.

The tournaments that are coming to town with have booths, like the BMW Championship that will be played at Medinah Country Club in August. You can win free tickets for the final round on Sunday.

Certain properties will have their own prize giveaways. There is no other show in town this year, if you love golf this is the place to be over the next three days. Trick shot artist Peter Longo is performing every day at the show.

Parking is right across the street in the parking garage, and you can take the access bridge that is heated right to the show’s entrance.

Don’t forget, the long putt contest is back, and you can when prizes by making the putt. for more details. I’ll see you at the show.

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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.