About Tom Gormon

An avid golfer, Tom has been a freelance golf writer for 19 years. He writes about golf and travel and is an authority in assessing the value of real estate in gated, golf communities throughout New England and other parts of the Eastern Seaboard, including North and South Carolina and Florida. He writes for several newspapers, magazines and websites. Tom began his writing golf career with Harte-Hanks Newspapers and was co-founder of Bay State Golf and GolfBoston. His work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Community Newspaper Company, Gatehouse Media, GolfStyles, Golfing Magazine, Mass. Golfer, Ocean State Golf, Boomer Golf News, Cape Cod Golf & Leisure, Western Mass. Golfer, New England Golf Guide and New England Golf Monthly. Tom strives to be a scratch golfer but his knowledge, enthusiasm and research on golf assignments makes his peers realize that he’s better known as a scratch talker. He is a member at Norfolk Golf Club in Westwood and White Cliffs Country Club in Plymouth, Mass. He is a long-time member of the Golf Writers Association of America and the International Network of Golf.

World Amateur Golf Championship Top 20 Memoirs

If golf buddy trips are all about eat, sleep, drink, golf…repeat, then the Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship is the “Mother” of all golf buddy road trips. Is there anything better than taking your mediocre golf game on the road and testing it out with four rounds of golf, over four different courses in 72 holes of stroke play competition?

Tiger Era Not Supposed to End This Way

ORLANDO, Florida - It’s unlikely that Tiger Woods will ever reveal the truth about why he was driving well over the posted 45 mph speed limit at about 7 a.m. Tuesday February 23, and exactly what caused him to crash his 2021 Genesis SUV. But this is not the way the career of golf’s GOAT should [...]

By |2021-02-28T20:02:41-05:00February 28th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

V1 Sports Partners with Foresight Sports

V1 Sports (V1) producer of the industry-leading golf swing analysis software and apps for teaching pros and golfers, is proud to announce a partnership with San Diego-based Foresight Sports, creators of the industry’s most trusted launch monitor technologies, to integrate data from Foresight Sports’ “Game Changer” launch monitors into the V1 Pro interface. By combining detailed, [...]

By |2020-11-02T05:52:20-05:00November 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Tour Edge Introduces New Hot Launch 521 Extreme

ORLANDO, FL - Tour Edge has announced the launch of two new Tour Edge Hot Launch series designed to cover both ends of the Game Improvement golf club spectrum. The Hot Launch E521 line is for Extreme Game Improvement, while the Hot Launch C521 are Competition Spec Game Improvement golf clubs. Both unique lines of E [...]

By |2020-10-11T17:40:30-04:00October 11th, 2020|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: |

PERFECTMOTION App is Golf’s Hot New Product

ORLANDO, Fla. – Every golfer wants to consistently feel and hear the clean, “ball-first” contact that can only come from having developed a correct and repeatable swing. The PerfectMotion mobile app is a uniquely-personalized golf training system that allows golfers to quickly learn and feel correct body motion with every club through an innovative process of [...]

By |2020-09-24T18:37:34-04:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: |

2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot To Be Held Without Fans

BOSTON, Mass – In partnership with the state of New York, the USGA has announced that due to ongoing health and safety concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic, the 120th U.S. Open Championship, scheduled Sept. 14-20 at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y., will be conducted without spectators on-site. “Following months of consultation and scenario planning [...]

By |2020-08-02T13:43:41-04:00August 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Going Stir-Crazy In The Golf Man-Cave!

Not a day goes by when I don’t dream about pulling the cover off my Tour Edge Exotics Driver, stepping between two yardage markers, place a spanking-new PRO V1 on a tee and swinging as hard as I can only to see a drive go 225-yards… sideways! Yes, that’s my idea of fun and I know [...]

By |2020-04-17T06:46:53-04:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Golf Life|Tags: |

Rumor: The Match 2 with Tiger/Tom Brady vs Phil/Peyton Manning

BOSTON, Mass – For New England football fans the cruelest April Fool’s joke ever is waking up to reality and finding out that Tom Brady is no longer quarterback of the New England Patriots. That’s more than a one-day prank to get used to! Because of the COVID – 19 crisis, which has shut down most [...]

By |2020-04-03T06:17:52-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |

V1 Sports Launches V1 Pro Studio Analysis Software

BOSTON, Mass – V1 Sports, creators of the industry standard in video swing analysis software for teaching pros and golfers, has announced the release of V1 Pro Studio, the newest version of their signature software product. V1 Pro Studio is the 11th release of V1 Sports’ best-in-class video analysis software and a substantial technological leap forward [...]

By |2020-02-18T20:53:11-05:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: |

Bob Gunthner Shoots His Age (84) All The Time

FORT MYERS, Florida – No other sport has more feel-good, heart-warming stories than golf and the remarkable tale of Bob Gunthner is exceptional and it’s about one of golf’s most sought-after feats. Avid golfers, those who play 25 regulation rounds or more in a year, share four basic goals: (1) Shoot a sub-par round (2) [...]

By |2019-11-23T19:16:30-05:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Golf Life|Tags: , |
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