Golf News for Tuesday, November 24, 2015

"Benji is a coveted addition to our team as our members and guests expect the finest brands and merchandise in our pro shops and retail outlets," said Cary Corbitt, Vice President of Sports & Operations. "His expertise and experience will be invaluable as we strive for an overall resort experience second to none." [... more » ]

"Fujikura Golf congratulates the winner of the DP World Championship for his outstanding play and for cinching the Race to Dubai," said Fujikura Golf Marketing Manager Stephanie Hartgraves. "What a remarkable achievement! The company also wants to thank him for his ongoing usage of Fujikura Golf Shafts." [... more » ]

Considering their profession, it is little wonder that the experts at are particularly thankful for the game of golf. Since 1998, has arranged golf trips for millions of golfers around the globe, establishing a reputation for expert service and great value. [... more » ]

In time for the holiday season, Waldorf Astoria Orlando introduces Skybox, a flexible "season pass" package for the Waldorf Astoria Golf Club. An ideal gift for golf aficionados, the Skybox program includes 12 transferable single rounds of golf, along with 12 two-for-one lunches at the Clubhouse Grille and a personalized gift. [... more » ]

You only have to visit Pennsylvania's Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort once to be captivated by its majestic mountain scenery and historic charm. With the resort's Highland and Islands package deal, you can stay and play an 18-hole round of golf on the 27-hole Island Course. Includes a full breakfast, green fees, cart, club storage, and taxes. [... more » ]

"All four courses -- the Wanamaker, Ryder, Dye and St. Lucie Golf Trail -- have never been in better shape," said Jimmy Terry, General Manager of PGA Golf Club. "Superintendent Dick Gray and his team have done a masterful job readying them for the high season; we're excited to welcome guests to our 'new look' facility." [... more » ]

If you love to golf, laugh, drink and travel; then "A Drinkin' Man with a Golf Problem" is for you! Join Randy "Tank" Tantlinger for a drink and a laugh as he travels around the world to exotic golf destinations in Thailand, Africa, Ireland, Scotland, France, Wales, Nova Scotia, Iceland, Costa Rica and beyond! [... more » ]

Holiday gifting your favorite golfer with a round for four at iconic Pebble Beach or The Olympic Club qualifies as a special present; thanks to Youth on Course - the game-growing, non-profit organization enabling access to golf for $5 or less - it's a gift that continues giving through YOC's inaugural online auction Wed., Nov. 25, raising funds for its Caddie Academy, internship and scholarship programs. [... more » ]

Professional golfers from 14 states -- plus Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic and England -- joined 100 of Southwest Florida's most philanthropic golfers on the links at the Charity Classic Pro-Am Nov. 16 at the Bay Colony Golf Club in Naples. [... more » ]

"This year has been good for me, I have managed to do well," said 16-year-old Karandeep Kochhar, pre-tournament favourite at this week's Faldo Series India Boys Championship. [... more » ]

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Golf trip dispatch: Flying high on the course and off in Las Vegas
Jason Scott Deegan's latest Golf Trip Dispatch takes a look at the food, golf and great sights of Las Vegas. Highlights included rounds at Rio Secco, Bear's Best and Bali Hai. For more...

The case for executive golf courses: Big fun in small packages
The term "executive course" was coined by architect William Mitchell, who championed scaled-down layouts as a way for business executives to squeeze in a round. As an alternative, Golf Digest architecture editor Ron Whitten has suggested "precision course." No matter what you call them, when you play them, these mighty mites never come up short. Here are five good reasons to play an executive course soon -- and often. For more...

Trip dispatch: Finding golf salvation in Indianapolis
Golf Advisor's Mike Bailey took a road trip through the Indianapolis area. Purgatory Golf Club led off a great week on the links; one that also included rounds at Rock Hollow, The Trophy Club, Coyote Crossing, the Kampen Course at Purdue, Plum Creek and Eagle Creek. For more...