Golf News for Tuesday, April 22, 2014

"The highlight of this week was to come back home," said Wie. "There wasn't just one moment. From the first tee shot that I made to the last putt, the aloha that I felt from everyone was unbelievable." [... more » ]

Written by award-winning journalist and former Golf Digest Managing Editor Roger Schiffman, and photographed by long-time Nicklaus photographer Jim Mandeville, the volume promises to be a handsome keepsake for any member of these clubs or anyone interested in Nicklaus designs or golf history. [... more » ]

"The members, staff and ownership of The Gallery are once again honored to play host to the PAC-12 Men's Golf Championships," said Garrett Wallace, general manager at The Gallery. "With the strength of the players in the PAC-12 this year, we are excited to see some of the best young players in golf challenge our North Course." [... more » ]

"This renovation was due to my love for the game and we are very excited to now be opening for a full season and sharing this wonderful new golf experience with Chicago area golfers," said owner and local businessman Jim McWethy.. "I could not be happier with how everything has come together and for now being recognized as one of the premier golf facilities in the Chicago area." [... more » ]

Sagamore Resort in Liberty, Ind. offers lakefront condominium overnight lodging-hotel/motel accommodations, offered in studio, one-, and two-bedroom configurations. The resort is located on Brookville Lake between the towns of Brookville and Liberty, Ind., conveniently near Cincinnati, Dayton, and Indianapolis. [... more » ]

"It means a great deal to us for the White Color S3 to be recognized as one of the best golf balls in the world," said Volvik USA President Don Shin. " We take pride in the fact that we spend more money and use better materials in the manufacturing our golf balls. Our goal with the S3 was to manufacture a 'Super Ball' that could easily be identified as one of the best performing golf balls in the world." [... more » ]

"By developing a well-trained group of adaptive golf coaches, special needs golfers will have instruction tailored to their needs," said Andy Mears, Director of FGA Golf Operations and a PGA member. "By providing access to quality instruction and access to golf courses for the special needs community, FGA is helping to grow the game of golf." [... more » ]

"We are incredibly excited that Synergy Golf League has chosen our software for their inaugural season," said Golf Genius Software president and CEO Mike Zisman. "With the amount of tournament administration that will be required by their staff across the country, I am confident GolfLeagueGenius will save time while introducing golfers to an exciting new initiative that grows the game." [... more » ]

"We are excited to provide StrackaLine for the TV viewer. The StrackaLine Apple App will help them better understand which way the putt will break while they are watching golf on TV", said Jim Stracka. "With the addition of Harbour Town, you can watch the Pros." [... more » ]

"Our first season with the Loudmouth Golf Tour App was a huge success," said Loudmouth Golf CEO Larry Jackson. "For our second season, we can promise you exciting challenges, cool prizes, product discounts, and of course an extremely socially interactive, easy-to-use experience that encourages outright gloating with fellow Loudmouth fans and golfing frenemies. " [... more » ]

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Play better golf, get fit at unique camp at Omni La Costa in southern California
The “Golf Fit” program at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, Calif. is truly a one-of-a-kind in the golf resort industry. the resort's luxurious accommodations, world-class spa, Chopra Yoga Center and premier golf and tennis facilities, not to mention the beautiful SoCal weather, make it an ideal fit. Jason Scott Deegan has more. For more...

Miami-bound? You don't have to drive up the south Florida coast to find good public golf courses
There's no shortage of golf courses in south Florida, of course, but what if you're in the heart of Miami and don't feel like driving up to Fort Lauderdale, the Palm Beaches or Jupiter? Miami proper is actually a pretty small area, so there aren't as many public golf offerings in the immediate vicinity as one might think. But there are some quality courses that should be on your short list, courses that don't require a 90-minute commute if you flew into Miami International. Here are some recommendations. For more...

PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida boasts courses by Tom Fazio and Pete Dye, stellar learning center
Take a left on Perfect Drive. Then imagine following a perfect drive, striped about 250 yards, and you will have arrived at PGA Golf Club, the PGA of America's flagship property, located on Florida's Treasure Coast. Proclaimed as one of the "75 Best Golf Resorts in North America," the club's reputation comes from its three championship courses by Tom Fazio and Pete Dye, and is bolstered by its 35-acre practice facilities and the PGA Museum of Golf. For more...

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