GOLFERS ON GOLF RADIO is just 13 days out on the other course in the building WNDZ 750 AM. But back with our old tee time of 10 AM. Chicago’s favorite foursome of Ed Stevenson, Bill Berger, Len Ziehm & Rory Spears all return. Tune-in fore golf talk.
THE GOG BLOG by RORY SPEARS, Director of Content and Creation for Golfers on Golf. So follow Rory on Twitter @GogBlogGuy or connect on LinkedIn and Facebook.
BACK ON THE AIR Saturday May 7th 10 Am on Am 750 WNDZ Chicago.
WELCOME TO THE LATE EDITION of the Gog Blog’s Sunday Morning Short Game.
MYRTLE BEACH SC. is happening on the golf course.
Because five area courses have had winter upgrades and are ready to go. But two other courses are getting improvements this summer.
PRESTWICK COUNTRY CLUB replaced a bulkhead that supported greens on holes 9,16 and 18. But a new bunker down the left side of 16 will keep some balls out of the water. The famed Prestwick Clubhouse received new floors and patio furniture.
CALEDONIA GOLF & FISH CLUB a top 100 public course, spent $250,000 to enhance playability and pace of play. Because fairways and landing area’s were widened with a tree removal plan, that improves sightlines.
TRUE BLUE, Caledonia’s sister course, will be restored to architect Mike Strantz original plans. Tree removal has opened up sight lines. But there was an expansion to the practice area.
RIVERS EDGE has done several improvements to the 18th green area along the Shallotte River. But a full bunker project is underway, and six holes have been completed.
THISTLE GOLF CLUB is installing Scottish style PermaEdge stacked sod bunkers, enhancing this 27-hole facility.
But Grande Dunes will close on May 16th, for green restoration and bunker work. The pro shop will be expanded and a new indoor/outdoor bar will be built. But the course reopens on September 15th. RIVER HILLS Golf & Country Club closes on June 20th. The two month project includes adding and expanding TifEagle greens. Capillary Concrete bunkers installed
So learn more by visiting PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com.
Welcome to Myrtle Beach-Home of the World Golf Amateur this August and early September.
THE FIRST SOCIAL SCRAMBLE is on the tee.
This three day event will bring some of the game top social media influencers to the Grand Strand, including Paige Spiranac.
Dates are September 23-25 and cost is $5,000 per foursome.
Golfers receive a gift bag valued at over $300.00 dollars. The 36-hole event tee’s off at the recently reopened Grande Dunes Golf Club. Details at PlayMyrtleBeachGolf.com.
Welcome to Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa in Galena, now up for a national award. Eagleridge.com.
EAGLE RIDGE RESORT & SPA has been nominated for Stella awards, in four categories.
But you can vote for Eagle Ridge in these categories and help them win.
Nominations include, Best Resort, and Best Golf Resort, and Best Hotel and Resort, among others.
Eagle Ridge will be opening a new spa this summer, and on May 25th the resort will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the General Golf Course. Details at Eagleridge.com.
LAB GOLF PUTTERS has team up with Travis Mathew apparel to create a new line of LAB Golf polo shirts. The shirts come in three colors. So learn more at Labgolf.com.
WGN TV is reporting that residents in Bensenville are trying to keep the Bensenville Park District from selling off part of the 36-hole golf facility to housing developers. see more at WGNTV.com.
OAK BROOK TERRACE BASED ZERO FRICTION has multiple golf bags now in different styles for golfers who love to use a push-pull cart or carry their own bag. So learn more at Zerofriction.com.
SQAIRZ GOLF SHOES has launched Sqairz Academy a learning platform with golf lessons, from top players and instructors. So you can learn more from Nick Faldo, Rick Smith and Nick Bradley. But these lessons are free, see more at Sqairz.com.
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