''I wish the USGA was talking to us, but they're not.''

Len Ziehm details some of the changes Rees Jones plans to make at Cog Hill.  Naturally the latest pricey toy designed to please the USGA is part of the package: a SubAir system under the greens. And guess who will pay for it?

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Jones' involvement is no guarantee, though, that Cog Hill will get its coveted U.S. Open.

''I wish the USGA was talking to us,'' Jemsek said, ''but they're not.''