Maulana Dotch becomes First African-American Woman PGA Member to Serve as a General Manager of a Golf Facility

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– Maulana Dotch, PGA was named General Manager at Hermann Park Golf Course in Houston, becoming the first African-American woman PGA Member to serve as a General Manager of a golf facility. A native of Irving, Texas, Dotch, 40, earned her PGA Membership in 2010. At the time, she was the second-ever African-American [...]

By |2021-03-21T21:46:34-04:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

Women’s Golf Day and PGA Tour Superstore

Women’s Golf Day (WGD) has inked a deal with PGA TOUR Superstores (PGATSS), the largest golf-only retailer in the U.S. with 45 stores, to be the official retailer for the international event promoting women and girls’ involvement in golf. The multi-year agreement includes PGATSS selling a WGD Capsule Collection of branded apparel and accessories from other [...]

By |2021-03-09T07:07:09-05:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Memories of the 2002 Ryder Cup

Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic the 2020 Ryder Cup was pushed back to 2021 bringing back memories of another Ryder Cup postponed 20 years ago. Terrorist attacks in 2001 shut down air travel worldwide causing a cancellation of the 34th Ryder Cup matches and pushing them back a year. The decision by the PGA of America [...]

By |2021-03-01T17:48:38-05:00March 1st, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

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: , |

Acushnet CEO David Maher

ORLANDO, Florida – Rounds golf in U.S. in 2020 increased by as many as 75 million, according to golf industry reports, most of them in the back half of year as a result of pent-up demand following the post-COVID 19 lockdown. David Maher, CEO of Titleist and FootJoy parent The Acushnet Co., expects-played gains in the [...]

By |2021-02-28T19:58:53-05:00February 28th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Golfinity Indoor Golf Performance Club to Open in Austin

Golfinity, an all-ages golf instruction and practice facility will open its first indoor performance club in Austin in early 2021. The Golfinity concept is the vision of cofounders Aaron Bergman and Marc Rankin, in partnership with Troon to manage all on-corporate employees, assist with procurement including hard goods and apparel, provide leadership as well as food [...]

By |2021-02-22T19:23:54-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Mike Whan is What USGA Needs!

ORLANDO, Florida – The choice of Michael Whan, who recently announced he was leaving as Commissioner of the LPGA Tour, to replace Mike Davis as CEO of the United States Golf Association is an opportunity for the betterment of golf at every level. Whan’s resignation from the LPGA Tour’s top spot ended the longest and undisputedly [...]

By |2021-02-22T19:14:26-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Callaway Golf Merger with Topgolf Hits Roadblock

ORLANDO, Florida – BetMGM and Topgolf Entertainment Group announced this week a new partnership centered around an integrated sports betting and entertainment experience. The companies says rhey will collaborate on marketing and promotional offers through the BetMGM platform at select Topgolf venues and within “WGT by Topgolf,’’ the leading online golf game which has been part [...]

By |2021-02-22T19:12:15-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

For Sale: TaylorMade Golf Company $2 Billion

ORLANDO, Florida – TaylorMade Golf is on the sales block again, according to a story on The New York Times. The New York Times says TaylorMade owner KPShas hired Morgan Stanley to broker a deal. KPS bought TaylorMade from adidas AG in 2017 for $425 million, but really only paid $200 million in cash. Here’s where [...]

By |2021-02-08T17:51:07-05:00February 8th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Concession to Host Relocated WGC Event

The PGA TOUR announced that The Concession Golf Club has been awarded another big-time event. Due to logistical challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Golf Championship will not be played in Mexico this year. The 2021 event will be conducted February 25-28 in Bradenton, Florida at the Concession Golf Club, a Jack Nicklaus/Tony Jacklin [...]

By |2021-01-24T09:58:59-05:00January 24th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , |
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