Golf News for Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The One and One Package lets you play any one of the New Era Golf Trail's five central Ohio courses with an overnight stay. Choices include Bent Tree G.C. in Sunbury, the Golf Club of Dublin, Glenross G.C. in Delaware, New Albany Links and Royal American Links in Galena. [... more » ]

In celebration of National Golf Day on April 15, Topgolf is attempting to set a company record for most golf lessons taught in one day! Any guest who visits Topgolf on April 15 can receive a free five-minute golf lesson with slow-motion video swing analysis through the Topgolf U instructional program. [... more » ]

Sports Marketing Insights Leisure Enterprise is conducting a survey to identify the leaders in the Golf Industry who as making a positive difference. [... more » ]

Rhett Evans, GCSAA chief executive officer: "This association is grateful for the generous backing of the USGA, and we look forward to doing everything we can together for the good of the game." [... more » ]

"As one of the game's true gentlemen, Jeff will be a wonderful ambassador for The Sea Pines Resort," says Cary Corbitt, Vice President of Sports and Operations. "We are honored he'll be representing us on the PGA and Champions tours." [... more » ]

"Not only is Rickie a colorful, popular player on the PGA TOUR, but he's very likeable and he wants to make golf fun and interactive, which is what our brand is all about," said Dick Sullivan, president and CEO of PGA TOUR Superstore. [... more » ]

"Our entire staff works extremely hard to ensure a memorable experience for all visitors, and it's rewarding to see the golf course being recognized among the top courses in the region," said Charles Sheppard, Director of Golf, Toftrees Golf Club. [... more » ]

"We believe we have something pretty special here," Viniterra's owner Barton Tuck said. "It is nice to know the most knowledgeable golf course experts in the world agree." [... more » ]

This year, Golf Channel will offer more than 80 total hours of live news and themed Masters programming from Augusta National Golf Club and Golf Channel’s World Headquarters in Orlando. [... more » ]

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The most scenic golf courses in Phoenix-Scottsdale
Picking the most scenic courses in Scottsdale is an impossible task. Not because there's so few courses from which to pick. Because there's too many. With that said, here are some camera-ready classics. For more...

PrairieView Golf Club: Scenery, meticulous conditioning and value come together in Byron, Illinois
Owned and operated by the Byron Forest Preserve District, PrairieView Golf Club sprawls across gently rolling hills dappled with native prairie grasses and wildflowers. The landscape lends itself to a variety of holes from some that are tight and tree lined to others that are wide open with a links-style design. For more...

A few golf jokes for your April Fools' Day -- Cajun style, from Biloxi, Mississippi
Bobby Mahoney, owner of historic Mary Mahoney's French House down in Biloxi, Miss., has a great sense of humor about the game we love. Here's a sampling of his golf jokes, a few others as well. For more...