Things you may not have known about The Masters

The Masters will be played November 12-18, 2020 In 1934 Bobby Jones requested the USGA to host the US Open at Augusta. USGA said no. Angry at the rebuff. Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts decided to have their own event, which became the Masters. The Masters is not a Championship of anything.  "You are the winner [...]

By |2020-10-24T09:28:57-04:00October 24th, 2020|Categories: Golf Life|Tags: , |

John Moscoso, PGA Honored With Conrad Rehling Award

Miami, Fl.-- John Moscoso, PGA Director of Instruction at International Links of Miami Melreese was honored with the Conrad Rehling Award. "I am honored and humbled to receive this award," said Moscoso. "I share this award with the entire staff and volunteers at the First Tee Miami." The Conrad Rehling Award, first presented in 2005, honors the late [...]

By |2020-10-19T19:42:26-04:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

End of One Season We Will Remember for a While

A Strange PGA Tour Season The 2019-2020 PGA Tour season will be remembered for a long time. The worldwide pandemic caused a disruption to our lives as well as the Tour’s schedule that hopefully will never be repeated. Besides the hiatus which resulted in just 36 tournaments being played rather than 46 as was done last [...]

By |2020-09-08T22:41:05-04:00September 8th, 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: , , , |

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: , , |

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: , , , |

Ryder Cup Date Change

It was no surprise last week when the PGA of America, owners of the Ryder Cup, and the two tours whose players make up the competing teams pushed back the matches originally scheduled for September at Whistling Straights (Kohler, Wisc.) until 2021. The importance of protecting the tens of thousands of fans, volunteers, players, caddies and [...]

By |2020-07-16T08:40:05-04:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Claire Sattler Awarded the South Florida PGA Foundation Scholarship

The left side of the brain is usually associated with analytical thinking, including mathematics and the sciences. The right side of the brain engages the artistic and creative means of a person. It is said many people engage one side of the brain more heavily than the other and just a select few can effectively [...]

By |2019-07-11T07:23:54-04:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |
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