THE GOG BLOG’S SUNDAY MORNING SHORT GAME-EARLY EDITION

 THE PRESERVE AT OAK MEADOWS opening this week on Thursday April 4th, for more details see Dupagegolf.com. THE FRENCH LICK RESORT and the West Baden Hotel home of the Donald Ross and Pete Dye Golf Courses, more at Frenchlick.com.    ______________________________________________________________________

THE GOG BLOG by RORY SPEARS (R)-with Ed Stevenson and Bill Berger at Am 750 the Big WNDZ. Follow Rory on Twitter @GogBlogGuy

THEY ARE BACK and Week #1 of Golfers on Golf Radio is in the books, but there is still 21 more weeks of golf talk to go.

A special thanks to Brendan Sweeney of the French Lick Resort for joining us in week 1.

Dupage Golf news for the week ahead.

The Green Meadows golf course, has had it’s opening pushed back until this Tuesday April 2nd. This will allow completion of both a plumbing project, and work in the clubs parking lot.

Opening day for the Preserve at Oak Meadows, will be this Thursday April 4th. That is weather permitting. Updates will be posted at Dupagegolf.com. Where you can find out more about permanent tee times, the Golf Plus Program, and the Friday Fun League.

Course openings this week. Schaumburg Golf Club on Friday. Mistwood golf Club in Romeoville is now April 11th. Mistwood Golf Dome is still open daily.

2015 U.S. OPEN COURSE Chambers Bay in Washington, reopens this week. The course closed early in 2018 to have all of it’s greens resurfaced.

THE BULL AT PINEHURST FARMS in Wisconsin a Jack Nicklaus design will open for the season this week.

Final Round action today from the WGC-Match Play Championship on NBC.

Coming up this week is the Augusta Women’s Amateur. Jessica Yuen from Naperville has been added to the field. The Gog Blog returns on Monday.

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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.