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Playing for his last chance to get in the Masters, Ian Poulter, with a full bag of Titlist clubs and Pro V1 ball, beat Beau Hossler in a one hole playoff to win the Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston. It was a Poultergeist for Ian who has not won since the 2012 WGC HSBC Championship, birdieing the 18th in regulation to tie for the lead. A special Shoutout to Chris Stroud, local Houstonian, who raised millions for the local citizens after the Hurricane Harvey devastation. Way to go Chris!
At the LPGA’s first major, the ANA Inspiration, Swedish LPGA player Pernilla Lindberg, an Orlando resident, won going wire to wire, and defeating 19 time winner In Bee Park in an 8 hole marathon sudden-death playoff at Mission Hills in California, for her first professional title. ‘How Swede it is!’
Shreveport, Louisiana native Sam Burns won the Savannah Championship at the Landings by one stroke over Roberto Castro in the inaugural Web.com tourney.
The 2018 Masters champion Patrick Reed at age 27 won by one stroke over Rickie Fowler, accepting his green jacket from Sergio. Texas native Patrick played at Augusta State College, now Augusta University, where he led the Jaguars to two NCAA titles. Congratulations to Captain America! playing with a plethora of different clubs. In other news, Chairman Fred Ridley announced Augusta National will host the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship the week before the 2019 Masters. This is another way of the exclusive Georgia club promoting golf along with its annual Drive, Chip and Putt Championship the weekend before the Masters. It only took 85 years from the beginning of the Masters to host a Ladies event. Well done Augusta National!
On Hilton Head Island, Japan’s Satoshi Kodaira defeated South Korea’s Si Woo Kim on the third playoff hole on Harbour Town Golf Links to win the 50th Anniversary RBC Heritage Classic. The win gives Satoshi full playing privileges on the PGA TOUR. By the way, Arnie was the first to win it.
In Hawaii on the island of Oahu, Twenty year old Canadian Brook Henderson won her 6th LPGA title at the Lotte Championship presented by Hershey at the Ko Olina Golf Club.
Steve Flesch, at 50 years old, won his first PGA Champions event at TPC Sugarloaf, the Mitsubishi Electric Classic in a three-hole playoff against Bernard Langer and Scott Parel.
Jon Rahm won the Open de Espana at age 23 much to the delight of his Spanish fans and himself, following in the footsteps of Seve, Miguel Angel and Sergio. By the way, Arnie won the Spanish Open in 1975.
Texas homeboy, 30 year-old Andrew Landry won his first PGA TOUR title, the Valero Texas Open, at TPC San Antonio after 35 starts in the big show, playing with Lamkin grips.
Kirk Triplett and Paul Broadhurst teamed up to win the Champions Tour Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf in a one hole playoff against Bernard Langer and Tom Lehman at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Missouri.
For the first time since 2005, the LPGA played in Los Angeles at the historical Wilshire Country Club, where Moriya Jutanugarn captured her first win at the Hugel-JTBC LA Open.
It was the tandem of Billy Horschel and Scott Piercy that won the Zurich Classic two man tournament at TPC New Orleans.
It has been a while since I mentioned Lydia Ko, in fact, since 2016. Playing her PXG clubs, Ko is back in the winner’s circle winning at Lake Merced Golf Club in San Francisco in the LPGA Mediheal Championship in a playoff.
Don’t forget Mom this May. Take her and Go Out & Play!
Spring has sprung and its time to clean the clubs and get out there and enjoy the game. Go Play!
Drive Shack Makes Highly Anticipated Debut 60,000-sf complex featuring proprietary game technology is set to opens in Orlando Orlando’s premier golf-entertainment destination has arrived! Drive Shack – a
On a recent trip to the Peach State, I had the opportunity to visit one of Georgia State Parks’ eight golf courses. Between Highway 82
Recently I had the opportunity to experience the Sheraton Bay Point Resort’s new digs, after a $30 million renovation was completed in 2017. Years ago,
Both layouts at Pinehurst’s Talamore Golf Resort catapult up the North Carolina Top 100 rankings following major renovations. Talamore Golf Resort near the Village of
Four Seasons Resort at Disneyworld, Central Florida’s only AAA Five Diamond rated resort, has a new group event offering available at Tranquilo Golf Club, the
Kilmarlic Golf Club on the Outer Banks opens three of 18 new on-site cottages. Thirteen cottages will surround a 5,000-square foot, lighted putting green, with
Best Buds Enjoy Best of Everything, Including Hilton Head Island’s Finest Courses With the PGA TOUR’s 50th RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing just finished, golfing
Giants Ridge – Minnesota’s leading golf resort set in the rugged beauty of the Mesabi Iron Range – is celebrating the arrival of golf season
It was time for a road trip so off I went traveling northwest from Central Florida along Highway 98 which skirts the villages and towns
Myrtle Beach Golf Trips’ Offers A Wide Range Of Options Suited For The Novice To Seasoned Golfer Whether your golf game has had a strong
Golf fans traveling to Augusta and Hilton Head Island during the next few weeks can hone their games on numerous outstanding links across South Carolina.
SKIN Sunscreen, providers of a premium sunscreen product specifically designed for the golf athlete and their families, has announced a new partnership with Golftini. Golftini
StrackaLine partnered with Secret Golf, a company owned by former PGA Championship winner Steve Elkington, and Best Approach, the world leader in golf course graphics,
Bentley Golf North America, LLC, the exclusive distributor of the entire line of Bentley Golf Equipment throughout the North American market, announced today the introduction
Breakthrough Golf Technology Introduces the Stability Shaft for Putting For 50+ years, the putter shaft has not changed; historically it has been a simple steel
PEAKVISION Sunglasses, the unique patented Dual-Zone/Zero Distortion lens that golfers are raving about, are celebrating their one-year anniversary under new ownership. As part of their
Impact-Resistant Lenses With Greater Field of Vision and 10X More Clarity Thanks to Back of Lens Placement of “Add” Power, Compared To Traditional Manufacturing Techniques REKS®
Indi Golf, design and manufacturer of high performance golf clubs, introduces new StingRay TT wedges featuring optimal spin, control and forgiveness. The StingRay TT conforms
SKIN Sunscreen™, providers of a premium sunscreen product specifically designed for the golf athlete and their families, has been recognized by Golf Digest as an
Mizuno, the leading golf equipment manufacturer, announced the release of its latest wood technology and partner to the ‘flat out’ low spinning ST180, the precision
LAMKIN SHOWCASES THREE EXCITING NEW INNOVATIONS WITH TS1, SONAR AND COMFORT PLUS GRIP LINES With new materials, patterns and grip dimensions, Lamkin unveils a new
Anyone who would name his company Parsons Xtreme Golf isn’t going to be subtle. And Bob Parsons believes he’s gone to the extreme to create
The 80BREAKR™ golf scorecard app now includes advanced features that make it an even more user-friendly experience — a result of direct feedback from golfers.
State-of-the-Art Facility Will Be Home of Superstar’s Namesake Foundation and Golf School DJ returned to TPC Myrtle Beach to break ground on the state-of-the-art Dustin
When the Four Seasons decided to open their AAA Five Diamond Resort inside the gates of Walt Disney World in Orlando, they weren’t interested in
The Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf at the Orlando World Center Marriott’s Hawks Landing Golf Club is pleased to announce the addition of Matt Clinger
Golfers are always looking to improve their game, and now they can in just five hours with a complete-game transformation at Reynolds Kingdom of Golf,
After more than 20 years as the Master Club Fitter at Marriott Golf Academy at Marriott’s Grande Vista Resort in Orlando, Randy Doucette, who is regarded
The Jack Nicklaus Academy Orlando will be hosting an Open House & Technology Showcase Saturday, October 14th from 11am to 2pm. The event is open
Golf Channel Academy(GCA) in Orlando, Florida announced the Dustin Johnson Golf School, named after current the World # 1 golfer, as its Myrtle Beach, South
German firm Viewlicity has laid claim to one of golf’s most out-there, game changing technologies-Augmented Reality- with a new product named PuttView. A demonstration for
Founders Group International Returns Prestigious Golf School To Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club The Mel Sole Golf School, which regularly earns unanimous 5 star
Highland Park Golf Course in Birmingham, Alabama has named PGA Certified Teaching Professional Paul Killgallon director of player development. In his new role, Paul will
The PGA Golf Club, the PGA of America’s premier golf resort in Port St. Lucie, Florida congratulates Head Golf Professional Holly Taylor on being named
ROB-OT LLC introduces ROB-OT BMS1000, the only robot in the world that can play golf. Previous versions of ROB-OT before the BMS1000 upgrade have been
Cypress Landing Golf Club on Chocowinity Bay in North Carolina has chosen the highly respected and innovative management company of golf courses, country clubs and
According to the 2017 year end reports from the industry tracker Golf Datatech, sales of the Zero Frictiongolf gloves continue to rise. The year-end 2017
Everything is new this year for the 50th Anniversary of the tournament in recent years known as the AT&T Byron Nelson. A new golf course
SERIES OF SHOWCASE FUNDRAISING EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES Partnership Kicks Off With “The Wellness Weekend” at Ojai Valley Inn Resort in June Golf Beats
Bringing decades of influence and experience in the golf industry, Robert M. Randquist, CGCS, has been named chief operating officer for the Golf Course Superintendents
The world leader in golf lessons and one of the top employers of PGA Professionals, GOLFTEC, announced the opening of a new Atlanta instruction and
Golfers of all ages and abilities are invited to join their family members to experience a day on the golf course at one of Marriott’s