On the road to the LPGA – 2013 Symetra Tour/Four Winds Invitational June 21-23, 2013

Silver Creek Event at Four WindsLast evening we attended the Sponsor Appreciation Reception and Dinner at the new Silver Creek Event Center in the Four Winds Hotel & Casino in conjunction with the Four Winds Invitational.  The Four Winds Invitational will be back again to the South Bend Community for the 2nd year.   The Four Winds Invitational tournament one of the stops on the 2013 Symetra Tour–Road to the LPGA will be held on June 21-23, 2013 at top-rated Blackthorn Golf Club.  Blackthorn is rated 4-1/2 stars by Golf Digest’s “Places To Play” and is certainly a must play golf course this year. Continue reading

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It Ziehms To Me: A fitting honor for Chicago legend Bill Ogden

By Len Ziehm

A golf professional’s job was much different when Bill Ogden ran the shop at North Shore Country Club. Ogden not only could compete at the highest level, but he also was a master at handling the detail work that was required on the job.

The Chicago area never has had a club pro as widely successful as Ogden, and his myriad of accomplishments were recognized this week when he was named among eight inductees into the PGA Golf Professionals Hall of Fame.  He’ll be inducted posthumously at PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, FL., on March 12. Continue reading