10:30 am - 11:15 am
jim morrissey TAKES A LESSON WITH KURT KOLLMEYER
Jim Morrissey played linebacker for nine seasons for the Chicago Bears and one season with the Green Bay Packers. He was a member of the Bears team that won Super Bowl XX following the 1985 NFL season. He was also a member of the "Shuffling Crew" in the video The Super Bowl Shuffle.
Jim will appear with Kurt Kollmeyer, the PGA Director of Instruction and Regional Manager for GolfTEC Chicago. In his role, Kurt oversees 5 suburban locations with 23 PGA Professionals, Apprentices, and GolfTEC Certified Coaches. He is an 11 time nominee for IPGA Teacher of the Year, been named to Golf Digest's Best Teachers list, and won GolfTEC's Regional Manager of the Year award. He has given over 30,000 lessons in his career and is very passionate about helping players of all levels reach their goals.
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Peter Longo is a PGA Life Member and a world class trick shot artist, having performed over 3000 exhibitions across the globe. His amazing and amusing shows are a treat for golfer and non-golfer alike. Peter is also a leading authority on golf for people with disabilities, conducting golf camps for the Wounded Warrior Project and the lead instructor for disabled schools in Spain with Sergio Garcia.
Peter is also a golf historian, humorist and keynote speaker. He can been seen on Sunday evenings on WGN-TV's Instant Replay show.
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
High School Championship Teams presentation with Mark Labiak
Mark Labiak is the Head Golf Professional at Ruth Lake Country Club and current President of the Illinois Section PGA.
GRAND MARCH WITH THE SHANNON ROVERS
Follow their march through the hall with a finale at the Main Stage before our "Hall of Fame Weekend" headliner, Ryne Sandberg!
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
hall of fame weekend: RYNE SANDBERG
Ryne Sandberg, a prodigious hitter who played a near-flawless second base for the Cubs until his retirement in 1997, entered the Hall in 2005. In his second year with the team, Sandberg led the Cubs to the 1984 National League East title, their first trip to the postseason since 1945. He was voted National League MVP that year.
Sandberg will appear with noted golf instructor Joe Bosco, author of Real Golf: Taking Your Best Game to the Course. Bosco is a mental performance, short game and putting specialist. He has coached the 2x Illinois State Champions (2011-2012), developed more than 50 NCAA golfers and was named one of the Top Teachers in Illinois by Golf Digest. He has also been nominated to Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers.