Golf News for Thursday, September 18, 2014

"Our members and guests are going to love the changes made to Heron Point," said Cary Corbitt, Vice President of Sports and Operations. "The course is the ideal complement to Harbour Town and gives us two of the premier 18s in the region." [... more » ]

"Forming this relationship was an important strategic decision for our design company, and we became interested in Perfect Parallel based on the realism and accuracy of the cutting-edge golf course models they have been able to produce for broadcast TV and video game products," said John Reese, CEO for the Nicklaus Companies. [... more » ]

"As an Oklahoma native, Tom Hoch understands our collective values and has a deep appreciation for our goals and objectives for this project," said Cary Cozby, chief executive officer/head golf professional at Wichita Country Club. "The firm's track record of revitalizing private facilities and creating revenue-generating spaces set it apart from others in the category." [... more » ]

Members of The Residence Club at Nakoma enjoy a lifetime of lodging and golf privileges in an awe-inspiring Sierra Nevada environment. The Club residences lie within the prestigious Nakoma Golf Resort & Spa community, adjacent to the highly acclaimed Dragon golf course and its iconic Frank Lloyd Wright clubhouse. [... more » ]

"This once-in-a-lifetime package is a fantastic opportunity to visit Myrtle Beach on a buddy trip and experience the best golf and resort accommodations we have to offer," said Scott Thrailkill, Director of Golf at MBSR. "With enjoyable year-round weather, we are thrilled to be able to offer our guests such a value-laden itinerary." [... more » ]

"We're very excited about our Spring 2015 Men's Golf Collection," said Ron McPherson, President and CEO of Antigua. "Response to the bright colors, fantastic new styling, and the advanced moisture-wicking technology has been outstanding. This promises to be our best-selling men's collection to date." [... more » ]

"Kerry Graham was not only a pioneer in the early development of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals, but a visionary for the entire golf industry." said Nancy Henderson, Chief Teaching Officer of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals and LPGA Foundation President. "Many of today's programs would not even exist if it weren't for her forward-thinking work and dedication to teaching and growing the game." [... more » ]

"Angela is a wonderful example of true, passionate leadership, not only within the LPGA and PGA, but in her community and in the golf industry as a whole," said Nancy Henderson, Chief Teaching Officer of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals and LPGA Foundation President. "She is a tremendous role model in the same spirit as Nancy Lopez and a deserving recipient of this award." [... more » ]

"We're very excited to bring the state's best mid-amateurs and seniors to a wonderful facility like the Traditions Club," said Rob Addington, Executive Director for the Texas Golf Association. "We've had the opportunity to assist in the administration of Texas A&M's college events, so we know the golf course will be a great test and an enjoyable experience for the players." [... more » ]

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Video: Five reasons to play golf in Scotland
If you're heading to Scotland to watch the 2014 Ryder Cup, hopefully you can squeeze in some golf on the front- or back-end of your trip. But in case you need a little extra nudge, the gentlemen at Local Eye Tours have put together a "5 Reasons to Play Golf in Scotland" video, and it's pretty funny. For more...

Strike Rockies gold at Breckenridge Golf Club's award-winning, 27-hole municipal in Colorado
Breckenridge Golf Club, the world's only 27-hole municipal layout designed by Jack Nicklaus, has a stunning backdrop of Colorado's 10-Mile Range, the Gore Range and Williams Fork, plus at a soaring 9,324 feet in the clear mountain air, you can expect many 65-degree days on long summer days. For more...

Guide to the private and semi-private golf clubs of Lake Tahoe
No doubt the Lake Tahoe area is littered with great golf, both on the public, semiprivate and private level. If you limit yourself to public golf in the area, the pickings are still pretty good. But it seems a shame, if you make the trip to Lake Tahoe, not to get on some of the private courses and certainly the courses that were deemed private in conception but for one reason or another have opened their doors to public play. For more...