Golf News for Monday, August 31, 2015

"I am very excited to join the GPSI team and assist with the company's future growth," Tim Dunlap said. "I look forward to utilizing my 20 years of management knowledge and sharing GPSI's many benefits." [... more » ]

ClubGlider revolutionized the golf travel bag with the introduction of extendable legs that support all of the weight. That same technology has now been applied to a line of wheeled-luggage that includes a suitcase and a carry-on. [... more » ]

"As an association, we were not pleased with how this rule developed, and we will continue to support legislation to withdraw the rule, including Senate Bill 1140, which aims to get impacted stakeholders a seat at the table to develop a new rule that creates more certainty and bright lines," said Chava McKeel, GCSAA director of government relations. [... more » ]

Host of the fan-favorite Waste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale is a masterful blend of challenge and playability -- grabbing the attention of the sport's top players and recreational golfers alike. Package includes one round on the Stadium Course, one round on the Champions Course, a two-night stay at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, and more. [... more » ]

Black Knight International and Berenberg announced that the 2015 Gary Player Invitational series will continue to celebrate the Union of Golf and Giving at GlenArbor Golf Club in Bedford, N.Y. on Oct. 11 and 12. [... more » ]

"Based on what's gone before in the Faldo Series Pakistan Championship I'll be fascinated to see who comes out on top this week. It has all the makings of being a thrilling tournament," Sir Nick Faldo said. [... more » ]

FootGolf continues to grow. Read about our two new professional champions, how one player traveled across the country in a quest to qualify for the 2016 U.S. FootGolf World Cup team, why golf industry veteran Michael Galeski loves FootGolf, how women are competing in the sport, and lots more. [... more » ]

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Vail Golf Club in Colorado: Walk, ride or bike in mountain splendor
Don't just play golf at Vail Golf Club, the classic parkland muni located in the heart of the village. Add some exercise to your round. The 6,766-yard course is the rare layout in the Vail Valley where walking makes perfect sense. Riding is a great option, too: Not in a cart but on a golf bike. For more...

Jason's journey: Day learned to succeed by failing first
For a time, unraveling the mystery of Jason Day had been an exercise in psychology. For all the power and potential there was something missing, some unquantifiable element that stood between Day and his destiny. That missing element, however esoteric, no longer stands between Day and what he hopes to accomplish, as evidenced by his commanding victory yesterday at The Barclays. For more...

Cork Tree putter grips offer the feel of leather and the resiliency of cork
A new company, Cork Tree, has developed a "cork leather" that has an exquisitely soft, supple feel. As it turns out, cork is amazingly resistant to water, sweat and oils that are secreted from the hands. If your grips are glassy-smooth and you find yourself yanking and pushing putts, you might want to give Cork Tree putter grips a try. For more...