Golf News for Thursday, February 11, 2016

"A generation ago, kids like me were granted affordable access to golf and it became a life-changing experience," says RJ Harper, Pebble Beach Executive Vice President of Golf. "Youth on Course allows us to offer that availability and hopefully pass along the same life lessons through the game." [... more » ]

"Dustin wanted to make sure we took care of local and state juniors while ensuring a high quality international field," said Allen Terrell, Director of Coaching/Managing Partner of the Dustin Johnson Golf School. "The experience for the players ... will be as good as any in junior golf." [... more » ]

Patrick DiMichele (New York) and Douglas Redman (Colorado) were flown to Arizona and given an exclusive chance to go behind the scenes of the 2016 Golf Digest Hot List Summit -- a first for anyone outside of the secretive process. [... more » ]

"We are so pleased that the golf writers and media have embraced our High Heat metalwoods," said club designer Dean Knuth. "Our chief goal is to assist amateur golfers of all skill levels in their quest to get better and gain more enjoyment from golf." [... more » ]

"Spring is the peak season for golfers to visit Hilton Head Island to experience our world-class golf courses, stunning Lowcountry scenery and amazing culinary offerings," says Cary Corbitt, President of the Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association and Vice President of Sports and Operations at Sea Pines Resort. [... more » ]

Want the feel of being on tour? Check out Mission Inn Resort & Club's Triple Play Florida Golf Package. Before you tee off each morning, enjoy the Bountiful Breakfast Buffet in La Hacienda. Play a round of golf on all three of central Florida's best golf courses: El Campeon, Las Colinas and Bella Collina. [... more » ]

"Padraig is a world class player who consistently exhibits drive and commitment on a truly global level," said Ryan Dotters, CEO of Full Swing Golf. "Harrington has been a key contributor to growing the game internationally and we are thrilled to be working with him." [... more » ]

The AFGL FootGolf Cup is a patent-pending, 21" diameter cup with a built-in ferrule and is made exclusively for FootGolf. This cup is the official FootGolf cup of the American FootGolf League. [... more » ]

Tim O'Connor, Division Manager, Distributor Sales & Marketing: "We are glad to have Frank Savakis join the Yamaha family. Our distributor customers will greatly benefit from his 27 years' experience in our industry as we continue our rapid market share growth with the fleet segment of our business." [... more » ]

Research shows millennials love to play golf while listening to their favorite music and artists. So let's take a look -- with a tongue in cheek -- at the Grammy-nominated songs and artists from a Golf Show perspective. [... more » ]

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Top 10 golf courses you can play on California's celebrated Monterey Peninsula
Thanks to a mild year-round climate, golf is never out of season on the Monterey Peninsula. In honor of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am, we've chosen the 10 best public-access places to play in arguably America's premier golf mecca. For more...

The Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort difference: 54 holes of pure Pete Dye golf
Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, set on the Paiute Nation Reservation just minutes north of downtown, delivers a pure 54-hole golf experience that makes for the area's most all-encompassing getaway. It's a standalone golf facility. In a city where all sorts of distractions clamor for your attention, out here, golf -- and only golf -- is in full focus. For more...

Top 15 courses in South Carolina in 2015 according to Golf Advisor reviews
Few states carry a mix of prestige and affordability quite like South Carolina. At one end of the spectrum, Kiawah Island and Hilton Head's top resorts host tour events and major championships, while destinations like Myrtle Beach showcase incredible selection and value. Too few visitors venture inland, where the courses are even more affordable, and plenty of unsung layouts can be found. The top 15 courses in South Carolina showcase all the Palmetto State has to offer. For more...