National LInks Trust Saves Three Washington, D.C. Courses

With the National Links Trust completing a long-term lease agreement with the National Park Service for the management, operation, and improvement of East Potomac Park, Langston, and Rock Creek Park golf courses in Washington, D. C., excitement is building for the future revitalization of these three historic public golf courses. The NLT's lease agreement is for [...]

By |2020-10-19T19:24:41-04:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

President George W. Bush Named 2021 Ambassador of Golf

In 2012, President George W. Bush succeeded his father as an honorary chair of the First Tee. Now, he will be named the recipient of the Ambassador of Golf Award, to be presented during the 2021 Bridgestone Senior Players Championship. One of five majors on the PGA Tour Champions, the Bridgestone Senior Players is scheduled for [...]

By |2020-10-11T17:19:07-04:00October 11th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Troon Commemorates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Troon Women's Golf Month at their affiliated facilities around the world. Throughout the month, Troon-managed golf properties will be flying pink checkered flags on their 18th greens to help raise awareness about breast cancer prevention and screening exams and will have various fundraising events to support Play for P.I.N.K., a [...]

By |2020-10-06T06:34:20-04:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

U.S. Kids Golf Foundation to Relocate to Pinehurst

Pinehurst, NC--The U.S. Kids Golf Foundation announced that they are relocating their Georgia based non-profit foundation to the Home of American Golf-Pinehurst, North Carolina. The announcement was made by Dan Van Horn, Founder and President of U.S. Kids Golf. Pinehurst and the surrounding communities have been the host site for the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship [...]

By |2020-09-27T16:17:14-04:00September 27th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

PGA TOUR Superstore and Arthur M. Blank Foundation Invest $9.5 Million in First Tee

BOSTON, Mass. – First Tee, a youth development organization that helps kids and teens build their strength of character through golf, is expanding its relationship with PGA TOUR Superstore, thanks to a $9.5 million grant from PGA TOUR Superstore and The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation. The new grant will help First Tee reach more children [...]

By |2020-09-24T18:59:00-04:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |

Mission Inn Resort & Club to Host Symetra Tour

Florida's premier meeting and golf destination, the Mission Inn Resort & Club announced that it will host a new Symetra Tour event October 11-17, 2020. The magnificent Howey-in-the-Hills resort will be the site for the Mission Inn Resort and Club Championship presented by Insurance Office of America(IOA). "Working with the Mission Inn and Symetra Tour during [...]

By |2020-09-13T18:19:19-04:00September 13th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Junior PGA Challenge Tour Heads to Sandhill Crane Golf Club

The competition looked to be fierce with 84 of South Florida’s top-ranked junior golfers competing in a two-day Challenge Tour event in Palm Beach Gardens, FL this past weekend. The Challenge Tour event was open to junior golfers between the ages of 11-18 and was a 36-hole event hosted at Sandhill Crane Golf Club. The South Florida PGA [...]

By |2020-08-15T12:28:49-04:00August 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Monday After Harding Park PGA

A few random thoughts about the PGA Championship. The weather for the 102nd PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park, which is sandwiched between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean, was distinctly un-August like with the high for the week only 68 degrees. Puffer jackets and hoodies were more in evidence than short shorts and sandals. [...]

By |2020-08-10T10:40:50-04:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Topgolf Opens Second Innovative, Open-Air Venue in Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Topgolf Entertainment Group, the global sports and entertainment company,opened its newest venue in Chattanooga to the public on Aug. 7. The new venue is the second community-focused, completely open-air concept from Topgolf, featuring a technology-driven, single-level design that offers something for everyone. Augusta, Georgia, the home of the rescheduled Masters  November 9-15th, was the first [...]

By |2020-08-09T12:30:09-04:00August 9th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Sedgefield Country Club Opens New Short Game Area in Time for Wyndham Championship

McConnell Golf took on an ambitious project earlier this year to create a new short game practice area at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina. The major upgrade is slated for completion just in time for the PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship August 13-15. While the touring pros will certainly enjoy the new facility, it will [...]

By |2020-08-03T06:13:06-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |
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