Golf News for Friday, September 4, 2015

College Football Hall-of-Fame coach and avid golfer Lou Holtz will join Golf Channel’s Morning Drive as a weekly contributor during the college football season, beginning Friday, Sept. 4. He will discuss and debate key storylines in golf and college football from a coach’s perspective. [... more » ]

In observance of Labor Day, the WorldGolf Wire will not be distributed Monday, Sept. 1. We will resume publication Tuesday, Sept. 8. [... more » ]

"It's an honor to have three of our courses identified for excellence by a nationally-respected authority like Golf Digest," says Bernie Friedrich, Boyne Resorts' senior vice president of golf and resort sales. "We're proud that BOYNE Golf is the standard-bearer for the quintessential northern Michigan golf experience." [... more » ]

There is a difference between "playing" a course and "experiencing" the game on a course that was inspired by its Old World legacy. Welcome to Celebration Golf Club, one of Orlando's premier golf facilities. The Gaylord Palms Resort and Celebration Package lets you stay one night and enjoy one round at Celebration from just $137. [... more » ]

"There's no question that SteelFiber graphite shafts have changed the way players think about iron shafts," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. "SteelFiber shafts give greater vibration dampening and reduce player fatigue, while at the same time they provide the consistency, accuracy and stability that players have traditionally attributed to steel shafts." [... more » ]

Laguna Hills, CA - September 2, 2015: Michael Sarro - a young and exciting 14-year old Junior Golfer from Laguna Hills - has qualified for the Toyota Tour Cup Series. The qualification is reward for the consistent brilliance Sarro displayed in 2015 - he won 9 tournaments this year! [... more » ]

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Tour the many golf courses linked to Old Tom Morris
Using Golf Digest's 2014 ranking of the World's 100 Greatest Courses as a guide, nobody has influenced more top 10 entrees than Old Tom Morris. We've compiled photos from 32 of his courses to showcase the depth of his impact as an architect. For more...

Orlando, Florida's resort golf courses: Rating the 10 best
We looked at Golf Advisor ratings to find the best resort courses in Orlando. Fla. Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons, Waldorf Astoria G.C. and El Campeon at Mission Inn finished atop the leaderboard. Here are the best of the rest ... For more...

Not just a private thing: What's your favorite bonus hole at a public course?
"Bye holes" -- an extra par 3 traditionally built at the end of an 18-hole routing -- are a great bonus perk. They help settle bets and give golfers one more shot at an ace. Here are some of North America's best. For more...