Golf News for Monday, July 28, 2014

Wadkins' stories are as diverse as winning money from Ben Hogan to a close encounter with a naked Mickey Mantle in a clubhouse dining room. As a cocky kid out of Wake Forest University, he ruffled many feathers in those early days with bold predictions that he went on to exceed with a record-setting, Rookie-of-the-Year campaign. [... more » ]

"I am excited by the opportunity to lead CMAA and build upon the success that the organization has enjoyed. As we embark upon this next chapter in CMAA's history, I am confident that we will continue to develop and promote the high standards of professionalism, leadership and education our members expect. I look forward to a bright future for the club industry," said Morgan. [... more » ]

"Gautam has been an invaluable asset to Mosaic and Affiniti over the last decade," said Mosaic President Steve Willy. "His remarkable capacity to broaden the culture at private member clubs while ensuring the fiscal health of those clubs is a hallmark of his exemplary career." [... more » ]

"We're very excited to bring Scott back to Eagle Golf," said company president and CEO Joe Munsch. "There are many important factors that lead to success in our industry, but the cornerstone of Eagle Golf has always been great golf course conditions. Scott's experience and expertise will aid us in continuing to deliver industry-best course conditions throughout our 31 courses." [... more » ]

"I chose a triple-forged process so that the putter is extremely responsive and helps my golfers learn to feel the subtle differences in the way they make contact with the ball. Over time, they will be able to consistently repeat their best strokes," said Bryan "Buddy" Beem, designer of the DS-1 putter. [... more » ]

"When you learn the difference, you will like the Quantum Golf Putter; then the more you use your new Quantum Golf Putter the more you will like to like it and the huge improvement it makes in your putting performance," said Duane Engdahl, CEO of [... more » ]

Located at the base of the Cascade Mountains some 15 miles south of Bend in Deschutes County, Sunriver's 3,300 acres wind along the eastern side of the scenic Deschutes River. The resort's Unlimited Crosswater Golf Package includes unlimited play on the Meadows, Woodlands and Caldera Links Golf Courses, along with one round at the famed Crosswater Club per day during your stay. From $149. [... more » ]

"Upper Deck's position as the leader in the sports card and authenticated collectibles industry will undoubtedly be bolstered by the unveiling of our new 2014 Exquisite Collection Golf line of cards," said Jason Masherah, president of Upper Deck. "A classy sport deserves a sophisticated and innovative product like this." [... more » ]

"There's something in it for everyone, as well as exceptional views all the way around. I believe it will hold up against the better courses in this region and maybe the world," said Sir Nick Faldo of the Laguna Lăng Cô Golf Club course that will stage in the seventh Faldo Series Vietnam Championship. [... more » ]

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Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate: Family fun and great golf amid a luxury setting
Located a short drive southwest from the Disney theme parks, Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate offers a prime location for families looking to combine your typical Orlando vacation (in other words, theme parks) with prime golf and perhaps even a little pampering and down-time in order to recharge. For more...

Tennessee's River Course at Sevierville Golf Club leads Power Rankings for the week of July 21-27
There's a clear winner in this week's edition of GolfAdvisor Power Rankings: The River Course at Sevierville (Tenn.) Golf Club in the Smokey Mountains. The course earned high marks over reviews left last week. The city-owned course opened in 2011 and is now a favorite getaway for Knoxville residents or those passing through the Smokeys. The course also earned top marks in the value category for the week. For more...

Tim Clark chases down Jim Furyk to win Canadian Open
Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk. Clark closed with a 5-under 65 at rainy Royal Montreal for his second PGA Tour victory. The 38-year-old South African player also won the 2010 Players Championship. Furyk, the two-time Canadian Open champion who took a three-stroke lead into the final round, finished with a 69. For more...