Golf News for Thursday, April 24, 2014

"The critical distinction Salish Cliffs continues to receive is a tribute to our golf operations team and the commitment to excellence by Little Creek Casino Resort and the Squaxin Island Tribe," said Salish Cliffs Head Golf Professional David Kass, PGA. "The golf course is just one of many new amenities the resort now offers and has helped take the guest experience to new heights." [... more » ]

"It's a golf course that suits my game; it's very tight in certain areas. I played well, I putted well, and the short game is good," said Westwood. "All the hard work I've been doing at Old Palm's Golf Studio is really starting to pay off as the heart of the 2014 schedule approaches." [... more » ]

"We are honored to be selected as a training partner for the USA Junior National Golf Team," said Evans, a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher and Top 50 Growth of the Game. "Our Academy team, myself and Brenndan Cooper, work extremely hard with our Juniors, and adult players, to help them reach their potential and goals both on and off the course. " [... more » ]

New this summer, Cordillera is introducing a Junior Golf Academy at its Short Course, designed by short-game expert Dave Pelz, featuring 10 holes & a practice course. The elite junior golf camp will be available throughout the summer where kids will have the opportunity to work with PGA professionals to master golf fundamentals and develop new skills. [... more » ]

Make The Legacy Golf Resort your destination for a romantic getaway, family vacation, reunion or golf outing. We are ready to help you create your legacy. Choose your length of stay and enjoy golfing at The Legacy Golf Resort. This exciting golf getaway includes: Minimum of one night accommodation, 18 holes of golf, unlimited use of practice facilities on days you play golf. [... more » ]

Canyon Ridge is the product of the skill and imagination of golf course architect Rick Robbins, whose design work is found throughout the world, including China, Indonesia and Malaysia. Robbins is the current president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects. [... more » ]

"We are proud to debut our latest tracking advancement, our proprietary Ion2 Vision Technology," said Chad Coleman, Vice President of Sales for Full Swing Golf. "A third-generation tracking system enhancement, we are very pleased with the reception of the product launch at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show." [... more » ]

"You can't count Chella out of any event this year," said Jon Claffey, National Director of Sales and Marketing for Volvik USA. "She's just been playing extremely consistent golf and has raised her game to an elite level. She works as hard as anyone out on tour and she continues to get our color golf ball revolution exposure on a weekly basis." [... more » ]

"While a number of cheap imitations have hit the market in recent years, the best players from every major Tour worldwide still greatly prefer our Caddy Towel," said company founder Jeff Herold. "In order to enjoy success at the highest level, these guys trust our products to ensure their equipment and hands remain clean, dry and ready for the next shot." [... more » ]

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GolfNow’s top three eco-friendly courses
As a tribute to Earth Day today, is recognizing three partner golf courses that are going to great lengths to be environmentally friendly, that truly put the "green" in golf course: Crystal Springs Golf Course in Burlingame, Calif., Stone Creek Golf Club in Oregon City, Ore., and Talking Stick Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. For more...

TPC Sawgrass is hardly the last resort for great golf in the Jacksonville, Florida area
If you're planning a golf trip to the Jacksonville area, there are some natural resort choices, none more obvious than the TPC Sawgrass and Marriott Sawgrass Resort in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. It's essentially the home of the PGA Tour, but more importantly, it's the site of one of golf's biggest tournaments and most famous courses. But it's hardly the only choice. Mike Bailey offers a look at some of his favorite golf resorts on the First Coast of Florida. For more...

Mauna Kea Golf Course on the Big Island: Hawaii's iconic course turns 50 in 2014
Mauna Kea Golf Course will celebrate its 50th anniversary as the undisputed king of resort golf on the Big Island in December 2014. The Robert Trent Jones Sr. design, which was refreshed by Rees Jones in 2008, is a thrilling oceanfront challenge, highlighted by a thrilling third hole that trumps all but a handful of the world's best par 3s. For more...

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