Tommy “TWO GLOVES” Gainey took the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay. It is a repeat for Baseball Hall of Famer John Smoltz, playing the new Bridgestone ball in the Celebrity side of the Diamond Resorts LPGA Tournament of Champions at the Four Seasons Resort’s Tranquillo Golf Club at Disney World Orlando. On the Pro side, after seven playoff holes and an extra morning, 26-year-old Mexican Gaby Lopez defeated Nasa Nataoka to win the LPGA Tournament of Champions with a 30-foot putt for birdie.

Lee Westwood won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship for his 25th win on the European Tour and in four different decades.

Andrew Landry, playing a full bag of Titlist clubs and ball, came out on top at the American Express at La Quinta for his 2nd PGA TOUR win. Nasa loses again at the inaugural Gainbridge LPGA Championship to Medelene Sagstrom, an LSU Alum from Sweden for her first Tour win.

Mark Leishman unleashed a torrid 7-under final round to capture the Farmers Insurance Open on Australia Day at Torrey Pines near San Diego, his 5th win with a full bag of Callaway clubs and ball.

GMac is Back! The 40 year-old Northern Irishman and Lake Nona, Orlando resident, Graeme McDowell, captured the Saudi International using his Srixon driver, irons and ball for his 11th win on the European Tour and 16th overall.

PGA journeyman Brett Quigley won his inaugural step onto the Champions Tour in Morocco. Congrats Brett.

The Waste Management at TPC Scottsdale had the most drama with Webb Simpson coming out the victor against good friend Tony Finau in a playoff.

Happy 80th Birthday to Jack Nicklaus, 16 time Major Champion, Golf Course Architect with over 300 original designs throughout the world, humanitarian with wife Barbara promoting free children’s health care at the Honda Classic in Florida and the Memorial Golf Tournament in Ohio, and my playing partner at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton.

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Dave Daubert

March 2020

Historical Highland Park Reopens After Renovation

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Highland Park Golf Course in Birmingham, Alabama, the state's oldest public golf course, has reopened for play this March following a seven-month renovation project that began in August and included a modernization [...]

Hilton Head Golf Island Announces Host of Attractive Getaway Packages for 2020

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The storied Hilton Head Golf Island (HHGI) — a former International Association of Golf Tour Operators’ North American “Golf Destination of the Year” — has recently unveiled several group getaway packages. More than [...]

The Valspar Championship at Innisbrook the “Most Colorful Tournament in the World”

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The PGA TOUR is back in Florida for 2020 and the last stop on the Florida Swing part of the season-long FedEx Cup race, the Valspar Championship, is contested at the 7,340 [...]

Bella Collina – A Slice of Tuscany in Florida and the State’s Ultimate Golf Package

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Driving to the private golf community of Bella Collina, our GPS took us through the quaint town of Montverde, FL, home of the Montverde Academy, one of the country’s most prestigious private [...]

Honma Launches Premium Club Fitting Experience at Reunion Resort & Golf Club

By |March 5th, 2020|Categories: Game Improvement|Tags: , |

Iconic equipment brand Honma Golf, leader in holistically-crafted premium golf clubs, is proud to announce a new club fitting experience with strategic partnership at a leading golf destination, Reunion Resort & [...]