The Raptor Bay Golf Club, a WCI Communities-managed facility, announces the launch of the new Raptor Bay Golf Academy under the direction of PGA Professional Dan Lockhart. Each academy participant - regardless of skill level - will receive personal instruction focused on solid golf fundamentals, specifically tailored equipment, fitness and stretching tips, and swing analysis. [... more » ]
"Reaching Up, Reaching Out," a chronicle of PGA Professionals making an impact on the course and in their local communities, fill the script for the 2013 PGA of America Year in Review, as part of an hour-long feature debuting Monday, Dec. 9, at 10 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. [... more » ]
"All three offerings are perfect holiday presents for golfers," said Art Walton, Vice President of Golf Operations at Crystal Springs Resort. "Unlike equipment or apparel gifts, they're a one-size-fits-all option that players of all ages and abilities will appreciate." [... more » ]
"For 25 years the PGA Merchandise Show has been an important venue for Mitchell Golf to showcase its industry leading line of angle machines", said Ed Mitchell, PGA, founder of Mitchell Golf. "The PGA Show gives industry professionals the opportunity to see first hand why our machines continue to be number one on all major golf tours." [... more » ]
"At Golf Town, we want to help customers experience that awesome feeling you get when you give the perfect golf gift," said Ron Hornbaker, Golf Town's Executive Vice President, of Canadian Operations. "Our team has hand-picked the hottest apparel, the coolest gadgets, and the latest gear. Our in-store and online experts are always available to help customers hit a hole in one when shopping." [... more » ]
"This new Cushman Hauler PRO gives superintendents the range and power of a gas-powered UTV, but in a silent, electric model a golf course needs," said Mike Parkhurst, Vice President, Golf for E-Z-GO and Cushman. "Cushman has a history of providing superintendents with reliable vehicles to tackle any job and the Hauler PRO is no different." [... more » ]
Explore Hyatt Golf on the Florida Gulf Coast: Stay at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa, play golf at Raptor Bay
Discover this most unique Florida golf and spa resort, where world-class facilities exist in perfect harmony with the beauty of nature. Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa carefully crafted each hole at our Raptor Bay Golf Club to blend with the environment, leaving a beautiful course with natural surroundings. With the Explore Golf Package, you'll enjoy: Luxurious room accommodations, two rounds of golf at Raptor Bay per night, and more. [... more » ]
"Commencement is the culmination of an educational journey and our faculty and staff are proud to see these graduates take the next step in their professional lives," said John McMurry, Campus Vice-President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. [... more » ]
"We are delighted that Jill has accepted the position as our National Sales Director" said Golf for Cause CEO and Founder Debbie Waitkus. "Her technical and professional experience in the golf industry coupled with her exceptional marketing and sales background is a perfect match for Golf for Cause as we continue to expand our corporate services throughout the U.S." [... more » ]
"I have been truly blessed in that I get to see so many members having a great time when they come to our clubs," said company founder and CEO John McConnell. "Our capital saved some great golf courses from extinction and that is a legacy for which we can be proud." [... more » ]
"It is an ideal time to buy or build a new home at Cordillera Ranch," said Vice President of Development, Charlie Hill. "Pent-up demand through the recent recession has spurred growth and interest, a trend we expect to continue through 2014." [... more » ]
"The most comprehensive golf app on the market, WYC is also user-friendly for consumers. The app offers simple and useful caddy tips with video instructions on play for particular holes at a selection of 18,500 golf courses across the nation. But, what's more is golf courses can participate for free," said Laura Guthrie, Executive Director, Red Mat Media. [... more » ]
What We Learned: Zach Johnson wins one for 'little guys'
Zach Johnson’s World Challenge win was one for the little guys. Calling the latest champion short off the tee is akin to criticizing an NFL running back for being a little slow, which is to say even his perceived mediocrity amongst the world’s best is still better than 99.9 percent of the population. But in an era when power is such an integral part of the game, Johnson is a relative peashooter. For more...
With three great courses to choose from, Gleneagles is a Scottish golf standout
The green fee at glorious Gleneagles varies from $115 to $280 according to the time of the year and whether or not you're staying in the magnificent hotel. But it matters not which golf course you play -- King's, Queen's or PGA Centenary. Very unusually for a resort with three courses -- possibly uniquely -- there's no stand-out, this is the one-you-brag-to-your-friends-you've-played course. For more...
Stocking stuffer for boozy duffers: The Golfalyzer
One of the things I love about the sport of golf is that it does not disallow me from partaking in a vice or two while playing. But how do you know when enough is enough? You don’t want to be that guy who drives your cart into the pond on the 16th hole, do you? Now there’s a breathalyzer you can take to the golf course with you: The Golfalyzer is designed specifically for golfers. For more...