Golf News for Tuesday, August 30, 2016

"Congratulations to all of the courses honored within this prestigious ranking of Top 100 and Best in State," said John Easterbrook, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Troon. "Credit should be given to the associates at each and every locale who ... work tirelessly to deliver amazing experiences and extraordinary conditions." [... more » ]

There is no better time than autumn for great golf on Hilton Head Island at the Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. With its mindboggling list of amenities and oceanside activities, Palmetto Dunes is a longtime fall favorite enjoyed by families, friends and business colleagues alike. [... more » ]

"FootGolf has established its competitive stature in the world of sports and is growing tremendously. The 54-hole Pro-Am tournament will take place on the Watson course at Reunion Resort, one of our premier AFGL certified courses in the country," said Laura Balestrini, president of the American FootGolf League. [... more » ]

"Our new site provides motivation and tutorials from Team Bionic's elite advisory staff," Bionic Gloves Director of Marketing Cheryl Fink said. "They provide words of encouragement and instructional videos that will get any athlete jacked up and ready to work out harder than ever." [... more » ]

The Rees Jones-designed Black Lake Golf Club placed 34th in Golf Digest's "100 Greatest Public Courses in America" 2009-2010 rankings and placed ninth in Best Value. The Black Lake Stay and Play package includes 18 holes with a cart, nine holes on the walking "little" course, and one night's lodging in a Standard Hotel Room at UAW Black Lake Conference Center. [... more » ]

As summer gives way to fall, Streamsong Resort invites guests to explore its secluded 16,000 acres, home to some of the nation's best golf experiences and unique outdoors activities. Throughout September, Streamsong is celebrating the shifting of the seasons with packages designed to delight anyone who wants a true getaway. [... more » ]

"As our market share continues to grow in the US, so does the need for experienced, valuable sales representatives," said Andrew Creed, President of Galvin Green USA. "Carl is exactly that and we are confident his knowledge of the industry will make an immediate impact on the Galvin Green sales team." [... more » ]

"What a fantastic day at Baltusrol G.C. as we raised a record $220,000," said Chris Hunt, Executive Director, New Jersey Golf Foundation. "Thanks to the incredible support and generous contributions from our friends and partners we continue to make a difference in so many lives." [... more » ]

"Meadowbrook Country Club is well-known in the community for its generosity, and I am pleased that in raising almost $150,000 for our four local charities we continued a remarkable tradition of giving," Meadowbrook Country Club President Joe Vig said. [... more » ]

"We were thrilled to welcome Australia into the Faldo Series Asia fold last season," said Sir Nick Faldo. "As one of the world's great golfing countries, I'll be expecting a strong challenge from the Australian representatives who qualify for the Grand Final in Vietnam." [... more » ]

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Teeing off for a great cause
Another World’s Largest Golf Outing is in the books, and thousands of golfers across the U.S. teed it high and let it fly to raise money for America’s injured military members and their families. Thanks to the efforts of golf lovers across the country, Billy Casper Golf and all of the partners who made the event possible raised more than $405,000 for Fisher House Foundation. For more...

Thomas Pieters to join Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer as Ryder Cup picks
Thomas Pieters is set to become one of European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke's three wildcard picks. The 24-year-old Belgian, who won for the third time in the past 12 months Sunday, will join veterans Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer in filling out the 12-man roster, Golf Channel insider Tim Rosaforte reported Monday, citing an anonymous source. For more...

Playboy no more: Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin leaves the past behind
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa has become an award-winning, all-seasons resort in the southeastern Wisconsin community of Lake Geneva, just 90 minutes from Chicago and 50 minutes from Milwaukee. For more...