JULY 29, 2019

Welcome to eSouthernGOLF, an internet magazine featuring articles and stories from all facets of the wonderful world of golf. Our writers and contributing media provide you, our readers, with interesting and timely posts. Please enjoy this month’s Editor letter.

First things first. Congratulations to the United States Womens’ Soccer Team for defending their title and winning the 2019 World Cup!

In just his third professional start Team TaylorMade’s 20 year-old Matthew Wolfe won the inaugural 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities in Minnesota armed with his new M5 Driver & Fairway wood. The Wolfeman eagled the 72nd hole from the fringe to better Bryson by 1 stroke with a full bag of TaylorMade clubs and TP5x ball.

ShanShan Feng from China won the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic played at Oneida, Wisconsin, just west of Green Bay for her 10th LPGA victory, finishing with a birdie to win by one and total 29 under par.

Spaniard Jon Rahm, another Team TaylorMade member, won the Dubai Duty-Free Irish Open by three strokes with a full bag of TaylorMade clubs, Spider putter and TP5 ball for his 2nd Irish Open win.

Twenty-one year old Canadian Brooke Henderson was named ‘best female golfer” at the Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards (ESPY) July 10th. Congrats Brooke.

Dylan Fritelli, a 29 year-old South African who played on the National Championship University of Texas team, has won the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run. Fabulous Fritelli played a full bag of Callaway clubs and Chrome Soft X Triple Track ball to secure his win.

World Golf Hall of Fame 2019 inductee and another South African, Retief Goosen, won the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio for his first win on the PGA Tour Champions.

Austrian Bernd Weisberger walked away with his second European Tour victory at the Scottish Open after defeating Benjamin Herbert in a playoff at the Renaissance Club in North Berwick. ‘Beef is Back!’ After a Sunday 62, Andrew Johnston punched his ticket to the Open.

Tony Romo, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback, ran away with the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf course for back to back wins.

Sei Young Kim won the LPGA Marathon Classic at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio for her ninth victory, outlasting Lexi Thompson.

When Irish are Smiling, all the world seems bright and gay. Thirty-two year old Irishman Shane Lowry is the new Champion Gollfer, winning his first major at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Shane used a full bag of Srixon clubs, Cleveland wedges and the Srixon Z-STAR XV ball to outlast the field with six shot victory. Those Srixon clubs were wrapped in Golf Pride grips as was 81% of the field. “Erin go Bragh!”

Jim Herman won the Barbasol Championship at Keene Trace Golf Club’s Championship Trace course in Kentucky for his second win on the PGA TOUR.

Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura ran away with the DOW Great Lakes Bay Invitational at Midland Country Club in Michigan, the LPGA’s first team event. In France, 24-year-old South Korean Jin Young Ko won the Evian Championship.

At Royal Lytham St. Annes in Lancashire, England, Bernhard Langer won the Senior British Open by two strokes at age 61.

Brooks Koepka won the WGC Fedex St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee. Well done Bro!

It might be a little warm but the price is right for golf. Spend a little to play a lot. Go Play!


1009, 2019

Barnsley Resort

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: Featured Article|0 Comments

The Barnsley Resort is a secluded getaway encompassing over 3,000 acres of the north Georgia countryside. This serene laid-back retreat has it all and is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. If you are looking for rest or recreation, Barnsley can accommodate whatever your wants and needs. The Resort is located a few miles from Adairsville off of Interstate 75 about an [...]


Dramatic New Imagery of The Queen’s Course at Gleneagles Showcasing ‘New’ Holes

By |September 8th, 2019|Categories: Golf Courses|

Gleneagles, the world-famous Scottish hotel, sporting estate and host venue of The 2019 Solheim Cup, has commissioned critically acclaimed golf photographer, David Cannon, to capture the re-invention of two much-loved Par 3 holes on its [...]

Casa de Campo Resort & Villas Showcasing Four Fall Golf Events

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: Destinations|

Pay Three Pete Dye Gems Including Celebrated Teeth of the Dog Casa de Campo Resort & Villas – home to the Caribbean’s premier, luxury golf experiences, including the iconic Teeth of the Dog course – [...]

Experience Boca West – The Top Residential Country Club in the United States

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: Golf Courses|Tags: |

Boca West is a private country club community in Boca Raton, FL and is regarded by many leading magazines and industry experts as the Nation’s #1 Private Residential Country Club. Boca West encompasses over 1,400 [...]


V1 Sports Partners with BodiTrak to Bring Cutting-Edge Biomechanic Feedback to Teaching Pros & Golfers

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: Golf Products|

 V1 Sports (V1), producer of the industry-leading golf video swing analysis system for teaching pros and golfers, is now the technology driver and global sales and marketing force for the V1 Sports Pressure Mat [...]

Introducing the New Titleist TS Hybrids – Scoring Clubs with Titleist Speed

By |September 8th, 2019|Categories: Golf Products|

New TS2 and TS3 Models Deliver Faster Ball Speed with High Launch, Lower Spin and Increased MOI for More Playable Distance Born from the Titleist Speed Project, the new Titleist TS hybrids represent a new [...]

ADIDAS Tour360 XT Twin Boa- The Latest in Golf Shoe Technology

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: |

Adidas, the multinational manufacturer of clothing, shoes and accessories turned 70 this past August. Headquartered in Germany where fit, design and innovation meet, Adidas continues to introduce new and improved footwear to the golf [...]


Topgolf Continues Growth in Florida with New Venues for Lake Mary and St. Petersburg

By |July 24th, 2019|Categories: Game Improvement|Tags: |

Topgolf Entertainment Group, a global sports and entertainment community, will continue expansion in Florida with the announcement of two new venues in Lake Mary and St. Petersburg. Lake Marybroke ground recently and St. Petersburg's groundbreaking [...]

Julie Cole Joins the Golf Learning Center at Sea Pines

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: Game Improvement|Tags: , |

The Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina has announced that Julie Cole—one of the LPGA’s Top 50 Teachers—has joined The Golf Learning Center. Cole, who played professionally and won 12 tournaments worldwide, [...]


2019 World Long Drive Championship, Powered by Volvik VIVID XT, Won by Berkshire and Crittenden

By |September 16th, 2019|Categories: News|

In a thrilling finale to the 2019 World Long Drive Championship – the ultimate power golf spectacle, featuring the Volvik VIVID XT golf ball – Volvik staff players Kyle Berkshire, in the Open Division, and [...]

ARNOLD PALMER’s Legacy Celebrated on his 90th Birthday

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

Golf legend’s legacy of “charging ahead” celebrated by partners and friends, showcasing his continued impact via the Arnold & Winnie Palmer Foundation and his group of companies On what would have been Arnold Palmer’s 90th [...]

World Amateur Handicap Championship Crowns a Winner

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: News|

3,215 Players Enjoyed Beautiful Weather, Outstanding Golf and a Banner Week William Welch (West Islip, N.Y.) shot a net 69 to win the Flight Winners’ Playoff at the 36th Annual PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship [...]

NBA Superstar Stephen Curry Finances Golf Team at Howard University

By |August 27th, 2019|Categories: News|

NBA Golden State Warriors' guard Stephen Curry has found a fresh benevolent outlet for his abundant passion for the game of golf. Stephen, the two time NBA MVP, announced earlier this week that he would [...]

Brasstown Valley Resort Hosts “SWING FOR THE KIDS” Golf Tournament

By |August 20th, 2019|Categories: News|

Our friends at Coral Hospitality, the management company for Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa, invited me to participate in the Christ's Starfish Foundation's SWING FOR THE KIDS golf tournament August 2-3 at their beautiful [...]