Golf News for Friday, July 29, 2016

Seven years in the making, filming for Countdown to Rio dates back to when the IOC officially voted golf back in as an Olympic sport in October 2009, and closely follows the events that unfolded in the subsequent years. [... more » ]

Marriott Golf announced that Kevin Kremer has been named Head PGA Golf Professional at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando, Grande Lakes. He has enjoyed leadership positions at a collection of premier Marriott Golf and Ritz Carlton facilities. [... more » ]

"My relationship with the Cliffs and their seven communities was the main factor in moving my event," Austin Ernst said. "We look forward to playing a championship golf course in the Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards and showcasing the beautiful views of Lake Keowee." [... more » ]

Now you can stay and play in Hudson and save big on greens fees and rooms. Stay at any of the participating lodging facilities and receive a 10-25-percent discount per night! Play at St. Croix National Golf Course and receive 20 percent off green fees and cart. [... more » ]

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Rory, Phil and Day approach Baltusrol vastly differently
Baltusrol is a big hitter's golf course. Baltusrol demands a driver that is equal parts long and straight. Baltusrol is no place for the timid. That’s been the company line this week at the PGA Championship; yet on Thursday with scorecards in hand three of the game's longest played the New Jersey gem with three vastly different styles. For more...

With Erin Hills, Grand Geneva, The Bog and more, Milwaukee-area golf is a winner
Sure it was beer that made Milwaukee famous, but it has golf history, and its future seems unlimited. Milwaukee-area golf is a winner. Here's a look at the options. For more...

Tallgrass Golf Course on Long Island remains open, despite an uncertain future
Rumors of a closure have plagued Tallgrass Golf Course in Shoreham, N.Y. for months. It looks now like it could be fall before we know its future. In the mean time, the message is: Play it while you can. For more...