TRACKMAN TECHNOLOGY now a part of the new double-sided practice range at Heritage Oaks at 3535 Dundee Road in Northbrook. But there’s more, golfers can now enjoy the new clubhouse with the Acorn Grill, that offers specials like Taco Tuesday’s    and Wings on Wednesday’s. The 27 Parkland style holes are both challenging and fun to play. But even better is because of two simulators indoors, Heritage Oaks is now a year round golf facility. So learn more at or call (847)-291-2351.

*Club Championships are coming up in just 2 weeks. So sign up before the deadline.

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  GOLFERS ON GOLF RADIO Chicago’s longest running golf program now in it’s 33rd year and three national award winner is L-R Ed Stevenson, Len Ziehm, Bill Berger and Rory Spears. You can join us live every Saturday through September 23rd at 10AM on WNDZ 750 AM Chicago.

THIS WEEK #19 Michala Mika Director of the Illinois Youth Golf Foundation based at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove. Speaks to how this weeks LIV Golf event will impact the work and the growing of golf programs at the foundation.

LIV GOLF is back this coming week at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove September 22-24.

BUT THEN after the mid-show break, architect Greg Martin joins us live to discuss the plan coming together for Maple Meadows Golf course in Wood Dale.

Martin the past president of the ASGCA (American Society of Golf Course Architects). Was the designer of the multi award winning Preserve at Oak Meadows across the street in Addison.

Maple Meadows is also part of the three course DuPage Golf System. Which is part of the DuPage Country Forest Preserve District.

Architect Greg Martin at the Preserve at Oak Meadows.

Martin speaks to the new master plan coming out for the renovation of Maple Meadows.

But Martin talks about some of the new hot ideas in golf design  and why they have become so popular.

Martin will be working a joint project in Wisconsin with fellow ASGCA member Todd Quitno. So check out the show’s rebroadcast for all the details if you missed it live.

LEN ZIEHM checks in LIVE from Pinehurst, with updates on the new USGA Golf House being built at the entrance of the Pinehurst Resort.

CLICK HERE to hear the rebroadcast of Golfers on Golf Radio Week 19 on WNDZ AM 750-Chicago.

THANKS FOR LISTENING-Ed, Billy, Len and Rory.

BUT DO MAKE SURE-you tune in for next weeks 2023 season finale. With updates from Rich Harvest Farms on LIV Golf Chicago 2023.

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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.