INNISBROOK is home to this weeks Valspar Championship-on the Copperhead Course one of four courses at the resort. So play where the pro’s play Innisbrookgolfresort.com. _____________________________________________________________________
THE GOG BLOG by RORY SPEARS, Director of Content and Creation for Golfers on Golf. Follow Rory on Twitter @GogBlogGuy or connect on Facebook/LinkedIn or Instagram. On the Copperhead Bridge-hole #12.
THE VALSPAR CHAMPIONSHIP IS BACK.
So dial it in today on CBS, and catch all the action. Two-time defending champion Paul Casey seems to be out of the race for a 3-Peat. But he did make the cut for the weekend.
Copperhead is a course you can play, since it’s resort course. Innisbrook has 4 golf courses, the others are the Island Course, and the North and South Courses. Play them all. Because they are worth a round of golf or two on.
Pine Meadow in Mundelein is welcoming back Mothers Day golf in 2021.
PINE MEADOW GOLF CLUB in Mundelein is welcoming back in 2021, Mothers Day Golf.
Mom’s can play FREE after 11:30 Am with a paid $19.00 golf cart fee, on Mothers Day May 9th.
But there is more good news from Pine Meadow. Because the online automated tee time system has been activated as of Noon on May 1st.
For more details see PineMeadowgc.com or call the pro shop (847)-566-GOLF (4653).
WHITE DEER RUN Golf Course in Vernon Hills has been sold through Links Capital Advisors, and Chris Charnas. Linkscapitaladvisors.com.
THE GOLF HERITAGE SOCIETY has announced that Glenn Haueisen has been named to the societies Board of Directors in Region 4. This area includes the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Society president Bern Bernacki said,” his involvement with in many aspects of golf through the years will provide the GHS with important insight.” Details at GolfHeritage.org.
Eagle Ridge has opened it’s restaurants and expanded the hours. The Highlands is now open.
EAGLE RIDGE RESORT in Galena is gearing up for the summer months.
So first on the tee is the great news that the Highlands Restaurant is now open. But with new hours as of this weekend.
Because summer is right around the corner. All of the resorts dining places are expanding their hours.
But on the tee, or at least the range. Is the Callaway Fitting Day on May 15th, that runs from 10-2. So why not head to Eagle Ridge and help welcome new Director of Golf Mike Weiler. So for more information visit EagleRidge.com.
Lawsonia Links the 14th hole. A classic course you can play.
LAWSONIA LINKS in Green Lake Wisconsin, has been named the #23rd ranked course in the country, You Can Play by Golf Magazine.
But there is more news from Lawsonia. Because it’s not just the Links Course making news. The Woodlands Course will finally reopen on May 14th, and the Links Course will host the Wisconsin Women’s Open on June 15th and 16th.
Learn more at Lawsonia.com.
The Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville, home of McWethy’s Tavern.
MOTHER’S DAY at MISTWOOD and McWethy’s Tavern.
Because Sunday May 9th is Mothers Day, and you can reserve your table today.
The main dining hall-The Great Hall and McWethy’s will be open until 9 Pm.
But for those looking for more on the golf side. Check out Mistwood’s Short-Game clinics. Mistwood pro’s Andy Mickelson and Chris Ioriatti work with students on a 4 to 1 ratio. Clinics meet weekly all May. See MistwoodGC.com or call (815)-254-3333.
GIANTS RIDGE RESORT, a highly rated resort in Northern Minnesota, has announced it’s golf courses have opened for the season. Learn more at GiantsRidge.com.
POINT O’WOODS clubhouse in Benton Harbor Michigan, is getting some renovation work done. Official reopening in early June.
THE LONG TIME home of the Western Amateur, Point O’ Woods Golf Club in Benton Harbor Michigan, is getting an indoor renovation in it’s clubhouse.
The official reopening is expected in early June.
But the word is the club’s list of members is almost full, and could need to start a waiting list before long.
So one has to believe that before long, the Western Amateur will be returning, with all the improvements made by the club.
New Callaway golf shoes for the ladies.
SO LADIES would you like some new shoes for Mother’s Day.
C’mon ladies, new shoes-such a good plan, right!
Callaway Golf has created the new athletic designed-Malibu shoe. Comes complete with a spikeless outsole, and multi-directional traction lugs to keep you stable during your swing. Comes in both navy or grey colors with a suggested retail of $79.95.
BUT IT DOESN”T STOP THERE. Because New Balance has added Women’s Fresh Foam Breathe, available in white-grey and navy with a suggested retail of $69.95.
OMNI LaCOSTA Resort and Spa, in Carlsbad California has added Ryan Faust of Faustygolf.com to it’s golf training staff. Because if your body is in need for more flexibility and you want to gain swing speed. Stop and see Faust on your next trip to Southern California. See more at OmniLacosta.com.
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