Golf News for Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Under the guidance of Master Clubfitter, Randy Doucette, Marriott Golf Academy is home to The Club Fitter's Workshop, a premier facility that offers dynamic club fitting sessions designed to assess a golfer's game, calibrate their static measurements and determine the ideal equipment that will help maximize their performance. [... more » ]

Scott Watson, a 43-year-old student at Rutgers University, where he is pursuing a turfgrass management degree, has earned the top prize of $6,000 among 16 awards in the 2015 Scholars Competition offered through the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA). [... more » ]

"With our wide array of deluxe lodging options plus all the world-class amenities we offer, few resorts anywhere can provide a golf experience on such a high level," says Cary Corbitt, Vice President of Sports & Operations. [... more » ]

Play two of the area's best courses: Primm Valley's Lakes Course and Badlands Golf Club. Includes two nights of deluxe king or double queen accommodations at Red Rock Resort with views of the Las Vegas Strip and Red Rock Mountains. [... more » ]

"Beyond the highly trained coaches and proprietary technology found at the Dublin center, we also envision it being a great place to hang-out and watch football or a PGA Tour event while playing a simulated round of golf," said Joe Assell, Co-Founder and CEO of GolfTEC. [... more » ]

"In 2007, we launched ball fitting to show consumers how a properly fit golf ball can help their game," said Corey Consuegra, Senior Director of Marketing - Bridgestone Golf. "Today, ball fitting is something that nearly all golfers consider and we are proud to be the originator and leader in golf ball customization." [... more » ]

"Each week we see the incredible feats these players perform on the course, but we rarely get a glimpse into how much time they dedicate to practice, a crucial element to their success," says Bertie Cordle, founder and CEO of DST Golf. [... more » ]

"These two designs are classic American patterns in great transitional colors to take us from summer to fall," says Loudmouth Founder & Designer, Woody. [... more » ]

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Need a break from the theme parks? Where to play family-friendly and casual golf in Orlando. Fla.
Here are some of the best places for a casual round of golf at an executive or par-3 course for the whole family in Orlando, Fla., where you don't need to be too nervous about keeping up the pace or dress code. We've also created an interactive Google Map that allows you to see how far these courses are from the three main theme parks. For more...

Formerly private Golf Club at Fox Acres in Red Feather Lakes, Colorado opens to the public
Once upon a time the Golf Club at Fox Acres was an exclusive private retreat so remote only a few were lucky enough to spend time here. But now, with a move to public, anyone can play in the solitude and peacefulness of ponderosa pines, sandstone rock outcroppings, scampering marmots and 15 trout-filled lakes. For more...

Wetlands Golf Club in Aberdeen, Maryland combines Scottish touches and fast greens at an affordable price
Since it opened in 1995, family owned Wetlands Golf Club in Aberdeen, Md. has been favored by locals for its fast greens, interesting risk/reward layout, Scottish accents, cozy Cape Cod clubhouse and, most of all, its value. For more...