Master Your Game with STITCH “Welcome to Georgia” Golf Bag

Apex,N.C.--STITCH Golf, known for designing handcrafted premium golf bags, headcovers and apparel, has launched the limited edition "Welcome to Georgia" Collection in honor of the Masters. "Our Welcome to Georgia features a modern twist on the timeless design of our popular SLI golf bag which is engineered with our proprietary Touring Fabric," said Brad King, CEO [...]

By |2020-11-09T18:59:14-05:00November 4th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Billy Casper Golf Re-Brands to Indigo Golf Partners

Reston, Virginia--Billy Casper Golf has changed its name to Indigo Golf Partners, representing a new, modern brand aligned with golf's evolving landscape and the company's leadership in golf course ownership and operations. The significance of Indigo Golf Partners lies in blue-sky thinking that inspires creative and practical ideas that know no limits. It is personified with [...]

By |2020-11-02T19:36:38-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Callaway Takes Over Topgolf in $2 billion Stock Deal

Callaway Golf (NYSE: ELY) is buying Topgolf Entertainment Group for shares valued at approximately $2 billion which includes the 14% Callaway previously owned. The purchase places Callaway, already the largest golf equipment manufacturer, in the forefront of the golf entertainment business and appears to be a dynamic match for these two leaders of their respective business [...]

By |2020-11-02T05:52:47-05:00November 1st, 2020|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: , , |

Troon’s Jim Richerson Takes the Helm as President of the PGA of America

The Senior Vice President of Operations at Troon, Jim Richerson, PGA was sworn-in as the 42nd President of the PGA of America on Thursday, October 29th. The 32-year golf industry veteran will serve a two-year term representing 29,000 PGA Professionals & Associates leading the PGA of America, the world’s largest sports organization. Richerson was elected and sworn-in [...]

By |2020-10-31T10:51:46-04:00October 31st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Club Sales Boom and the Show is a No Show

Sales of golf clubs are booming and though one hardly is dependent on the other, health considerations have caused cancellation of the annual PGA Merchandise Show. Both however are driven by effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The social distancing requirements to put in place to reduce the spread of the virus are perfectly matched to playing [...]

By |2020-10-24T09:53:50-04:00October 24th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

August U.S. Golf Equipment Industry Sales Up 32%

DELRAY BEACH, Florida – The U.S. golf equipment industry is on the rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic that slowed it this past spring, according to Golf Datatech, an independent market research firm that tracks retail sales, consumer and trade trends. According to Datatech, U.S. retail golf equipment sales for August 2020 were up nearly 32 percent [...]

By |2020-09-24T18:52:53-04:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

USGA Bringing Headquarters and Tournaments to The Home of American Golf, Pinehurst

The United States Golf Association is moving some of its operations to Pinehurst, North Carolina, one of the premier golf destinations in the world. The announcement was made after all the parties signed off on it Tuesday, September 8th. The new campus at Pinehurst will include a new equipment-testing facility, innovation hub, and a museum/visitor center. [...]

By |2020-09-13T18:11:02-04:00September 13th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Dana Rader Honored with LPGA’s Nancy Lopez Golf Achievement Award

Bluffton, South Carolina--Belfair Plantation's Director of Instruction, Dana Rader has been honored by the Ladies Professional Golf Association as the 2020 recipient of the Nancy Lopez Golf Achievement Award, an award created by the LPGA Professionals in 2007. It is given to an LPGA Professional member that emulates those qualities valued by Lopez: Leadership; Passion; Giving; [...]

By |2020-08-31T14:02:48-04:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Old Overton Club Chooses Troon Prive’

Birmingham, Alabama.  Troon, the leader in club management, development, and marketing, is pleased to announce it has been selected to manage Old Overton Club, a private club located in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham. Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon, will oversee golf, club, food & beverage operations as well golf course [...]

By |2020-08-29T14:51:55-04:00August 29th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |
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