Golf News for Friday, December 23, 2016

Today is the last edition of the daily WorldGolf Wire golf media newsletter. Enjoy the holidays -- and we hope you have a happy, healthy and prosperous 2017! [... more » ]

Shingle Creek Golf Club is proud to announce that through a special partnership with the renowned Arnold Palmer Design Company, a new, exciting, and challenging course at Rosen Shingle Creek is now open. Package deals allow you to stay and play your way, by providing different levels of golf delights. [... more » ]

"These golf packages are perfect for those who want to enjoy our championship courses and world-class golf amenities," said John Munro, Vice President of Hospitality, Sales and Marketing. "Our never-ending goal is to provide our guests with an incredible top-of-the-line experience they will long remember." [... more » ]

PerryGolf has announced its participation at the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. PerryGolf will exhibit as part of the Visit Scotland in Booth #3373 from January 25-27, 2017. [... more » ]

"We are delighted to have worked out an arrangement with The R&A to send the Superintendent Volunteer of the Week to next year's Open Championship. It will be an experience the lucky winner will never forget," said Andy Johnston, General Manager and Director of Agronomy at Sentosa Golf Club. [... more » ]

The Player Foundation raised more than R8.5 million during the 2016 global series, enabling it to make significant contributions to numerous beneficiaries and charities around the world. Gary Player himself remains as driven as ever to reach the $100 million charitable donations target he has set for his foundation. [... more » ]

OUUL, a cutting-edge designer and developer of fashion forward, technically superior bags and accessories, plans to introduce the European inspired Sterling Collection at the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show. [... more » ]

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Twelve golf courses that shuttered in 2016 we'll miss the most
A closure is like a death in the family for many loyal local golfers. Eventually the grief will pass, and they'll move on to greener pastures. The highest profile golf courses to close in 2016 were an interesting mix of facilities. For more...

Diverse landscape at Danzante Bay Golf Club, Rees Jones' newest must-play in Baja California, Mexico
Rees Jones' new Danzante Bay Golf Club in Mexico just celebrated the grand opening of 11 ocean-facing holes that feature a stunning par 3 that's every bit as good as no. 7 at Pebble Beach. For more...

The Club at Chatham Hills: A new Pete Dye golf refuge near Indianapolis
The Club at Chatham Hills is a private, Pete Dye design with a plum location just north of Indianapolis. Weaving over an idyllic landscape of beautiful topography, this new course is truly a bright spot in American golf. For more...