A prolific writer and broadcaster who created Illinois Women’s Open and a golf charity in his spare time. After stints at local newspapers and Illinois Golfer, created Chicagoland Golf in 1989 and grew it into popular and influential publication with thorough reporting and lively columns. Hosted highly-rated, like-named radio show on weekend mornings for two decades. Started the Illinois Women’s Open to fill vacancy in schedule. Began Chicago Friends of Golf charity to aid juniors and bring new players into game.