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The Lone Star state hosted the PGA Tour for a second week this spring as the best players challenged the Golf Cub of Houston in Humble. University of Georgia alumni and Titlist brand Ambassador Russell Henley, beat South Korean Sung Kang to win the Shell Houston Open and a spot at the Masters.
Playing the new Srixon-ZStar golf ball Spaniard Miguel Angel Jiminez, The Most Interesting Man in Golf, won the Mississippi Golf Classic at the Tom Fazio designed Fallen Oak Golf Club, in a playoff versus Gene Sauers. This is the second year in a row that “the Mechanic” won the PGA Tour Champions event at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino’s golf course.
What a strange turn of events on the last day of the ANA Inspiration, the first major for the LPGA, won by Honma Golf Team member So Yeon Ryu in a one hole playoff with Lexi Thompson, who had been given a 4 stroke penalty on the 12th hole, after a viewer had sent in an inquiry on Lexi not placing her ball back in the proper position on Saturday. Ryu and her caddie, mother and friends made a big splash in Poppie’s Pond.
Unfortunately Tiger Woods has missed another playing of the Masters due to chronic back trouble. Dustin Johnson, the odds on favorite, fell and hurt himself bad enough to withdraw Wednesday.
SERGIO wins the Masters in a one hole playoff over Justin Rose to finally become a major champion. The 37 year old Garcia, playing Taylor Made clubs and ball, received the “Green Jacket” on his boyhood idol, Seve Ballesteros’ 60th Birthday, 4/9/2017. A big shout out to Matt Kuchar for his hole-in-one on the par 3, 16th to catapult him to a tie for fourth, the highest American in the field.
Thirty-nine year old Cristie Kerr, with husband Erik on the bag, won the Lotte Championship presented by Hershey at the Ko Olina Golf Club in Oahu, Hawaii for her first win since November of 2015 and her 19th LPGA win, using her PXG clubs.
Stephen Ames won his first PGA TOUR Champions event at TPC Sugarloaf outside Atlanta, the Mitsubishi Electric Classic at the age of 54.
Wesley Bryan, the first native South Carolinian to win the RBC Heritage, beat Luke Donald by one stroke at Harbor Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island for his first win on the PGA TOUR.
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David J. Daubert – Editor
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OnCore Golf has officially released their tour ball, the ELIXR to the market. Their most advanced ball release yet, the ELIXIR upholds OnCore’s commitment to
The Antigua Group, Inc. – one of the nation’s leading designers and marketers of lifestyle and golf apparel under the distinguished Antigua brand has announced
Topgolf Innovating Golf for Players and Spectators with Toptracer Technology Toptracer (formerly Protracer) ball flight tracking technology is revolutionizing how fans play and watch golf
With the new Q-STAR TOUR, Srixon focused on developing a tour-caliber golf ball in a lower-compression design that helps moderate swing speed golfers achieve more
Cleveland Golf Introduces Three New Huntington Beach Putters The Cleveland Golf Huntington Beach Collection is a line of milled putters with technology designed to deliver
Driven by the recognition that flawless vision is an essential element of hand-eye coordination, Bollé Eyewear developed lenses for sport sunglasses that are among the
The Sun Mountain LS (lightweight series) golf stand bags offer a full range of features and weights to please the individual golfer’s preferences. Bags include
The maximum distance and maximum forgiveness of Titleist 716 AP1 irons can now be experienced in a sleek new finish: Limited Edition Smoke. Limited to
Lamkin Corporation, the original manufacturer of premium golf grips, announces it has partnered with Winston Products to market and sell the complete portfolio of FLAT
Bermuda Sands, designers and manufacturers of exceptional performance apparel for leisure sports and activities, is pleased to introduce their Men’s Spring 17 collection, inspired by
The PING company has announced that major advancements in the new i200 irons make the face and cavity structure more dynamic to achieve faster ball
Safe indoors and outdoors, the newly released SCI-CORE practice golf ball is designed as a solution for golfers who want a realistic feel and result
Tim Cooke, The Sea Pines Resort’s PGA Director of Golf Instruction, has been honored in GOLF Magazine’s list of “Top 100 Teachers in America” 2017-2018.
Saddlebrook Golf Academy is one of the leading Florida golf schools, and prides itself on offering comprehensive player development and instructional programs to golfers of
Orlando World Center Marriott, the world’s largest Marriott, announced the addition of the Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf at the property’s award-winning Hawk’s Landing Golf
Elite Golf Performance Center Set To Open In Myrtle Beach In February 2017 Led By A Credentialed Instructor On A Spectacular Course, Center Will Use
New Book By Top Golf Teacher Meredith Kirk Helps Golfers Of All Levels Improve Play Kirk, One Of The Best Young Teachers And A Top
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The Jack Nicklaus designed, in association with Tom Clark and Associates, Magnolia Green Golf Club is the centerpeice of Magnolia Green – a resort style
Unlimited golf at Great Waters and The Oconee, recognized among the country’s best. Not many golf resorts have one award-winning golf course, let alone two.
The World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida has completed an extensive bunker renovation project on both the Slammer & Squire and King & Bear
Offering world class amenities and nestled near the historic village of Port Aransas, Texas, Palmilla Beach Resort incorporates the relaxed personality of a beach town
The Ocean Course at Sea Pines opened in 1962, making it Hilton Head’s first golf course. The task for golf course designer Davis Love III,
PGA National Resort & Spa – home of the PGA TOUR’s Honda Classic and former Ryder Cup venue – announces its “Champion Package” for play
Georgia Golf & Travel LLC, home to the Georgia Golf Trail, is celebrating the start of its fifth year anniversary. Each April the PGA TOUR
The Daytona Beach Area is Home to More Than 20 Courses and is Perfect for a Golf Trip – Mention Daytona Beach and people tend
The Outer Banks (OBX) of North Carolina cements its reputation again as a golf destination with a popular fivesome of area courses reaping ranking recognitions.
In the 70’s I lived in New Orleans, and often played the City Park and Audubon golf courses. In fact, Archie Manning, our quarterback for
SkyTrak LLC, a joint venture of SkyGolf and SportTrak, has been recognized by Golf Digest as an Editors’ Choice Award winner in its annual “Best
Dynamic Brands, the parent company for a portfolio of premium brand name companies including Bag Boy, Burton, Datrek, Devant Sport Towels, I GOTCHA and Riksha,
TPC Prestancia, a 36 hole private golf and picturesque social club located in the beautiful Palmer Ranch area of Sarasota, Florida, announced that their Head
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Topgolf donates $10,000 to the Parkinson’s Foundation to support clinical research, in honor of World Parkinson’s Day When 61-year-old Gary Smith was diagnosed with Parkinson’s
International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA), a full time boarding golf academy in Bluffton, South Carolina, with a 20 year history in developing junior golf athletes,
One of the largest insurers and reinsurers worldwide, QBE, and tournament host Greg Norman announced an agreement where QBE will become the title sponsor of
SkyTrak LLC, a joint venture of SkyGolf and SportTrak, announces SkyTrak has partnered with Future Champions Tour to be the Official Launch Monitor of the
Lamkin Corporation–the original manufacturer of premium golf grips – announces Justin Rose used a FLAT CAT by Lamkin svelte putter grip at the 2017 Masters.
Integrity Golf Company, a golf-course management company dedicated to sound business practices and exceptional customer service, announces that six of the golf courses in its