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It was Georgia versus Georgia Tech at the WGC Dell Technologies Match Play final, as the scrappy dawg, Kevin Kisner, whooped up on the rambling wreck Matt Kuchar. Kevin redeemed his loss to Bubba last year at Austin Country Club in Texas for his 3rd PGA TOUR win, and the Walter Hagan Trophy.
Graeme McDowell won his fourth PGA TOUR title at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club. GMAC played with his new Z-785 driver, Srixon and Cleveland irons and the Z-STAR XV ball to secure his first win since 2015. It will be a hot time at Nona Blue Modern Tavern, GMac’s Orlando eatery, Monday evening.
Srixon & Cleveland had a double dose of success when 20 year-old Nasa Hataoka from Japan won the LPGA Kia Classic at Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, California for her third win.
It was an historical week at Augusta National Golf Club, a week before the Masters, where the first ladies tournament, Augusta National Women’s Amateur, was played with Hall of Famers Annika Sorenstam, Nancy Lopez, Lorena Ochoa and Se Ri Pak hitting the opening ceremonial drives. Wake Forest Demon Deaconess and 2018 NCAA National Champion Jennifer Kupcho was the first winner on Saturday April 6th. Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley presented Jennifer with the trophy at Butler Cabin. June 4th will be Women’s Golf Day nationwide. Visit WomensGolfDay.com for more information.
After qualifying on Monday, Canadian Corey Connors took control on Sunday at TPC San Antonio to capture his first PGA TOUR victory- The Valero Texas Open- to secure a place at this year’s Masters for the 2018 PGA Rookie of the Year. Corey used a full bag of PING clubs and Titlist Pro V1 ball.
In Rancho Mirage, California, the LPGA held its first major of the year, the ANA Inspiration, won by South Korean In Young Ko, played on the Dinah Shore course at Mission Hills Country Club. With her victory In jumps to # 1 on the LPGA standings using a Titlist Pro V1 ball.
Oh my goodness! A few years ago I thought the Tiger Era was over. After his win at the TOUR Championship in Atlanta, I thought maybe not. Well the Roar of the Tiger is Back, winning the 2019 Masters for his fifth Green Jacket and his Fifteenth Major Championship. No matter pro or con about Tiger, Sunday 4/14/2019 was a good day for golf and a great day for 43 year-old Eldrick Woods of Jupiter Island, Florida. Tiger used a full bag of TaylorMade M5 woods, P7TW irons and wedges, wrapped in Golf Pride grips plus his Bridgestone TourB XS ball to regain his major championship form. Let’s wait with bated breath on the upcoming majors.
C.T. Pan is the Man! The 27 year old Taiwanese player scored his first PGA TOUR win at the 51st RBC Heritage played at Harbour Town Golf Links on beautiful Hilton Head Island, SC.
Canadian Brooke Henderson took command at Ko Olina Golf Club in Oahu, Hawaii to win the 2019 LPGA Lotte Championship, defending her 2018 title and securing her 8th Tour win at age 21. Both Brooke & CT played a Titlist Pro V1 ball to win their respective titles.
Scotty McCarron, a Tour Edge Staff player, completed a wire to wire performance to win the PGA Tour Champions Mitsubishi Electric Classic for his third victory this year and 3rd at TPC Sugarloaf over his career.
It was an odd couple of players, Jon Rahm and Ryan Palmer, who took the big bucks at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in the match play event played at TPC Louisiana. Among their spoils were the Fleur-de-Lis trophy, some Mardi Gras beads and belts.
Another unlikely couple managed to squeak through at Top of the Rock. Tom Pernice Jr. and Scott Hoch won the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge in Branson, Missouri.
Jorge Campillo, the 32 year-old Spaniard playing on the European Tour, finally broke through to win his first event in Rabat, Morocco. He took the diamond studded dagger at the Royal Golf Dar Es Salam Red course in the Trophee Hassan II.
Minjee Lee cruised to her 5th win on the LPGA Tour at the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open at historic Wilshire Country Club.
Can you guess what happens in May. Most of our snowbirds are gone and tee times are more readily available. The ‘Price is Right’ for a while so go check out those bucket list courses you wanted to try but didn’t want to mortgage the house to play. Get some fresh air, a little exercise and camaraderie with your besties and GO PLAY!
On a recent golf trip to the foothills of northeast Georgia, I was introduced to the extraordinary Cateechee Club in the quaint town of Hartwell.
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Set in the lovely foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the town of Clarkesville, Georgia, Apple Mountain Resort & Golf Club is the only
Top Three Courses on Hilton Head Island at Heart of Resort’s Popularity Home to the top three golf courses on Hilton Head Island and 5,000
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Ask any golfer who visits this part of the country to play golf what their favorite golf course is and odds are that someone will
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Royal New Kent Golf Club, the renowned work of golf course architect Mike Strantz, is being revitalized by new ownership. Working with members of Strantz’s
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aboutGOLF is excited to announce Bethpage State Park Black Course as the newest golf course to join aboutGOLF’s premium library for members to enjoy. Bethpage
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Lamkin Corporation, the original manufacturer of premium golf grips, has announced the launch of its new line of SINK FIT putter grips. Designed to deliver
New Line Includes Nine High-Tech Mallets with Solid Face Construction Scotty Cameron has created his most technically advanced putter line to date with the 2019
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SRIXON, a global leader in golf equipment and innovation, introduces Z-FORGED, a muscle back blade iron crafted for the best players in the world. Srixon’s
SKIN Sunscreen, providers of a premium sunscreen product specifically designed for the golf athlete and their families, has introduced a new Active Reef Friendly SPF50
GolfLogix, the complete game improvement app with the most downloads in golf, has launched its all-new Putt Line feature. The long-anticipated update to the innovative
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The Bag Boy Company unveiled their one of a kind Nitron™ Push Cart, with its revolutionary auto-open technology, making it the fastest opening and closing
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Want to Improve Your Game? Get Custom Fitted the Club Champion Way! Were you and your clubs made for each other? Or are they the ones
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Golphin, inspiring golf’s next generation, is pleased to announce that Scottish PGA Professional Kenny Nairn, a member of the PGA of Great Britain & Ireland
The Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf, located at the Orlando World Center Marriott, announced the addition of two new staff members. Instructors Porter Metcalf Jr.
Drive Shack is a new entrant in the hybrid experience of golf+video gaming+dining and drinking. It’s a 3-tiered, climate-controlled driving range with 90 hitting bays
SwingU, the golf technology and media company, announced a strategic partnership with top instructors, Michael Breed and Hank Haney which includes the development of the
The Reunion Resort & Spa, one of the luxury Salamander Collection of Hotels and Resorts, located in Central Florida, has opened the Reunion Golf Academy
As all eyes turn to this year’s 101st PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, golfers can reflect on the winner of the first two PGA Championships (1916 and
After the former Royal Tee Golf Club in Cape Coral was closed by the retiring owner in late 2017, the members of the Capel Royal
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Iconic Brand’s First Putter Introduction in Nearly 15 Years; Forging Process Creates Unmatched Feel and Consistency on Putter Face for Ultimate Distance Control and “Trueness”
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