Golf News for Monday, June 29, 2015

"Rather than shying away from the challenge, we're embracing what we believe is the 'new normal' for golf in California," says general manager Rick Morgan. "We haven't heard a single complaint about playing conditions despite only receiving an inch of rain year-to-date." [... more » ]

Jason Becker, president of Golf Membership Consultants and a member of the PGA: "Buffalo will help expand our market reach while telling the story of GMC holistically saving clients time, money and unhappiness from hasty decisions made on limited or bad information." [... more » ]

"Without question, Bernhard makes the best grinders on the market," says Jim Keller, Golf Sales Manager for Shearer. "Improved turf health, enhanced financials and elevated employee morale are just some of Bernhard's unmatched advantages." [... more » ]

This Shawnee Inn golf package lets you stay at the historic inn and play two of the best courses in the Poconos: Shawnee Inn and Great Bear Golf Club. Includes accommodations, breakfast each morning per person, green fees, cart and club storage. From just $188. [... more » ]

Streamsong Resort is marking this year's British Open with a golf package that will give guests a chance to enjoy the links experience they'll see during the Open, treat themselves to British Open-themed activities and amenities, and, of course, watch some of the game's greatest players battle it out for the Claret Jug. [... more » ]

Henri Johnson, founder and CEO of FlightScope: "At FlightScope our goal is to always be at the forefront of the sports technology industry, and our newest tracking technology revolutionized how the game was watched at this year's event." [... more » ]

GeoShot Technologies has developed a custom fast tool to integrate the photogrammetry DEM into the Golf course 3D flyovers production workflow. The DEM gets generated from DSM and using camera information, ground control points, and raw images or point cloud data. [... more » ]

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Mississippi Gulf Coast might be small, but if offers big golf values
The Mississippi Gulf Coast features more than 20 golf courses, large hotels, gaming, great restaurants and beautiful beaches at a price that fits the budget of most travelers. For more...

Bubba Watson defeats Paul Casey on second extra hole to win Travelers Championship
Bubba Watson shot a final-round 67 and made birdie on the second extra hole Sunday to defeat Paul Casey in a playoff and win his second Travelers Championship. Here's how things shook out on a soggy day at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. For more...

A mounded muni: Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course in Sacramento, California
Architect Perry Dye -- Pete's son -- is adept at fitting an interesting course into a tight space. In designing Bartley W. Cavanaugh Golf Course, a Sacramento muni that opened in 1995, he used mounding and landscaped trees to separate narrow fairways. Strategically placed ponds allowed him to build multiple green sites in close proximity without creating a shooting gallery. For more...