Golf News for Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The kickoff to Patriot Golf Day will take place from Sept. 4-7. During the holiday weekend, golfers are asked to add an extra dollar to their green fees to fund Folds of Honor scholarships. More than 5,000 golf facilities nationwide are registered to host Patriot Golf Day events on Labor Day weekend and will continue to do so over the course of the year. [... more » ]

Ed Silver, who joined Race Brook Country Club in 1936, continues to play nine holes of golf at least three to four times a week and he remains a keen student of the game. When asked about his game, he stated: "I'm working on a golf swing that's working better than ever." [... more » ]

The Summer Shooter Golf Package at Callaway Gardens lets you escape to the outdoors and enjoy a golf getaway with a round of golf on the beautiful Lake View or Mountain View course. Includes inn, cottage or villa accommodations. From $120. [... more » ]

As the largest seasonal resort area on Canada's Prince Edward Island, the community of Cavendish is known for its mystique and its classic coastline. Increasingly, however, this area located less than 40 minutes away from the hub of Charlottetown has become known as much as anything else for its outstanding golf. [... more » ]

"ClubHub is a breakthrough system that transcends the practice range and golf course, providing players with instant feedback on their game, and giving instructors real-time data to analyze performance," said John Melican, President, Kinetek Sports. [... more » ]

"The CMAA China Chapter looks forward to working closely with the Asian Golf Industry Federation to have further co-operation in promoting BMI education throughout the Asia Pacific region," said Dr Aylwin Tai, who oversees the Club Managers Association of America's China Chapter. [... more » ]

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Matt Ginella's top 10 budget buddies trip destinations in the U.S.
I'm often asked about not only where the world's best golf destinations are, but also where I can go to find exceptional value. Over the years covering buddies trips for Golf Digest and now Golf Channel's Morning Drive, I've determined these 10 destinations do golf on a budget better than anywhere else in the United States. For more...

At the Golf Club at Redlands Mesa in Grand Junction, Colorado, the views never stop
Few inland backdrops in golf compare to the high desert scenery surrounding the Golf Club at Redlands Mesa. The Jim Engh design -- ranked the top public course in the state by Golfweek in 2015 -- is blessed with views of the Colorado National Monument, the Book Cliffs mountains and the Grand Mesa. For more...

Pay tribute to Old Tom Morris by playing Tain Golf Club in the Highlands
Tain Golf Club, dating to 1890, is Old Tom Morris' overlooked jewel. Located near the famous Glenmorangie whisky distillery just a short drive from Royal Dornoch, Tain is truly one of the most under appreciated and truly special links courses in the Scottish Highlands. For more...