Golf News for Friday, August 28, 2015

"In addition to being the ideal complement to Harbour Town, Heron Point has become a 'must play' golf experience on its own merit," says Cary Corbitt, Vice President of Sports & Operations. [... more » ]

"We are going to engage thousands of young families and youth through TGA, many of whom have never played the game and direct them to our golf course properties, which will drive revenue and help to ensure the future of not only our properties, but our great sport," PGA Professional Mark Stevens said. [... more » ]

"The aim of this partnership with the CMAA is to ensure that the worldwide standard of club manager education is maintained in our territory," said Eric Lynge, the Asian Golf Industry Federation's Chief Executive Officer. "Such a link is long overdue and will be welcomed not only by established club managers around Asia but also those who harbour ambitions of carving themselves a career in club management." [... more » ]

Yarrow Golf & Conference Resort in Augusta, Mich. offers guests uncompromising hospitality with 45 cozy hotel accommodations, mouthwatering cuisine and a championship course that was rated the no. 2 in Michigan by in 2013. Book a weekday or weekend golf excursion now! [... more » ]

This Fall stay three nights at Kingsmill Resort and Club. Play two rounds at Kingsmill and enjoy third on fourth rounds at other popular area courses. Three night condo accommodations four round trips including breakfast starting at $575. [... more » ]

"The launch of the KING LTD represents a new class of drivers backed by high-tech research, and we are thrilled FlightScope was on hand to help showcase the power of technology and its effect on game performance," said Henri Johnson, founder and CEO of FlightScope. [... more » ]

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Rex Hoggard: Majors most important, but playoffs pack excitement
Where other sports are defined by a postseason that begets championships, truly great seasons in golf are forged from April to August. That hasn’t changed. What has changed in the eight years since the Tour began the postseason experiment, however, is how closely these final four FedEx Cup events resemble an actual playoff. For more...

Play in the shadow of the Colorado National Monument at Tiara Rado Golf Course in Grand Junction, Colorado
Golfers are always told not to look up during their swing. It's hard not to at Tiara Rado Golf Course in Grand Junction, Colo. The course sits in the shadow of the impressive Colorado National Monument with excellent views of the Grand Mesa and the Book Cliffs, a series of desert mountains in western Colorado and eastern Utah. Red canyon walls tower in the backdrop. For more...

At Wetlands Golf Club, north of Baltimore, vastly different nines add up to a fun, fascinating test
It's hard to find a course with nines as different as those at Wetlands Golf Club in Aberdeen, Maryland. The back is short with parallel fairways, and the front is long, scenic and wide open. While the top-ranked Bulle Rock nearby draws a decidedly different crowd, Wetlands is a worthy upscale complement with a downscale price tag. For more...