Golf News for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

"They pretty much thought we were ready to go," said Patrick Joyce, club general manager, after the PGA Tour conducted its two-day course evaluation. "They want us to change some rough heights and fairway lines, but that's it. It's a huge testament to the job John did here." [... more » ]

If you're a golf fanatic, or maybe suffer from time poverty, The Resort at The Mountain's MAX Golf Package is for you. Package includes one night in a super-comfortable guest room. Plus all the golf two of you can play, including cart, between check-in and check-out. Included dining credit. [... more » ]

Omni La Costa's unmatched history and tradition includes hosting 37 PGA Tour events, the LPGA Tour and a variety of celebrity pro-am events. Omni La Costa has been tested by the legendary names in the game, from Palmer and Nicklaus to Mickelson and Woods. The resort was this year's host of the prestigious California Amateur Championship. [... more » ]

"The level of Sorona we bring into our garments sets us apart. We can do this because we are a vertical apparel manufacturer controlling all the production steps, avoiding the middleman," said Doug Risher, National Sales Director for CHASE54. [... more » ]

"We couldn't be more excited to bring FootGolf to our course," said Garrett Peek, general manager of Mansfield National Golf Club. "It will attract a new demographic of consumers to our facility and gives us another fun way to serve our guests. FootGolf is popular with young people, families and soccer players and we're thrilled to bring it to the Mansfield community." [... more » ]

Apple Ridge will be managed by KemperSports of Northbrook, Illinois. "Apple Ridge Country Club has a strong history and membership," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. "We look forward to working with the Apple Ridge team to enhance the membership offerings and amenities and deliver a great member and guest experience." [... more » ]

"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to come to MacGregor Downs Country Club and excited to share my knowledge and experiences to help grow the game for our members and their families," said Crooks, who served the past six years as Head Golf Professional at Crooked Creek Golf Club in Fuquay-Varina, N.C. [... more » ]

Now in its seventh year, "The Langley" is a premier, two-day, fundraising event that gives guests a memorable experience and opportunity to get up close with golf's legends. Previous legends honored at The Langley include Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Ken Venturi, Tom Watson, Johnny Miller, and Billy Casper. [... more » ]

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A city slicker's playground: The top 10 golf courses near Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, easily accessible from airports in Milwaukee (45 minutes) and Chicago (90 minutes), is a great lake-and-golf destination. The roster of strong courses goes eight deep. Throw in a couple of lower-cost local favorites, and Jason Scott Deegan presents his list of 10 courses to consider in Lake Geneva. For more...

Daily-fee golf in the Dallas-Fort Worth area: Five winning choices
The Dallas area offers lots of great golf, including a handful of strong daily-fee courses. Cowboys G.C., Tour 18 Dallas, Old American, Heritage Ranch and Bear Creek are among veteran Texas golf writer Mike Bailey's favorites. For more...

Risk/reward masterpieces highlight CasaBlanca Golf Club in Mesquite, Nevada
Gaming and Nevada have always gone hand-in-hand. And golfers will be able to take the action onto the course at CasaBlanca Golf Club in Mesquite. The questions are simple: Do you try to drive a pair of reachable par 4s? Do you go for it in two on a couple of risk/reward par 5s? Make the right bet and you can cash in. Make the wrong choice and it'll cost you. For more...