Golf News for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Kimberly Cayce, COO of WOC: "More than golf, this celebration is about empowering and inspiring women to become more visible in the places where big business gets done." [... more » ]

The Marriott Family Golf Festival, which encourages parents and children to learn and play the game together, invites families to the facility for a fun-filled day of free golf instruction and activities. Attendees will enjoy exciting games and contests for golfers of all skill levels. [... more » ]

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort's Player's Package features a Tom Jackson design and Robert Trent Jones Jr. masterpiece with one round on the Baytowne course and one round on the Raven course. [... more » ]

This June marks a double celebration at England's Atlantic Links ( as two of its members, Burnham & Berrow and St Enodoc Golf Clubs, reach their landmark 125th anniversary in the same year. [... more » ]

"The Hong Kong Golf Club is committed to promoting the development of golf. As a Golf Facility member we are looking forward to being involved with developing the game alongside the Asian Golf Industry Federation," said Ian Gardner, the Hong Kong Golf Club's General Manager. [... more » ]

"What I appreciated most about Tara Iti during this recent visit was the pacing and rhythm of it. What also struck me is how much it plays like a links -- and how fun that is. You can't take your eye off the ball until it stops rolling." — Tom Doak [... more » ]

"Jamie boasts a combination of raw power and exceptional charisma that no one else on the planet can match," says Arccos CEO Sal Syed. "Through our in-app social feed all Arccos users can follow all of Jamie's shots and see the amazing stats he generates every time he tees it up." [... more » ]

"We're proud to have walked every step with Bubba as he showed his grit, yet again, en route to another exciting playoff victory," said Dan Murphy, president at KENTWOOL. "It's fun to know that his feet are dry while there is sweat on his brow during the heat of battle." [... more » ]

Often referred to as the "best golf teacher In Illinois," renowned PGA instructor Dr. Jim Suttie will share secrets for surviving the game of golf without hurting your back during a free, open-to-the-public clinic July 9 at The Glen Club in Glenview, Ill. [... more » ]

Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary: "SteelFiber design and composite technology give players greater vibration dampening, reduce their fatigue, and provide the stability that players have historically associated with steel shafts. SteelFiber shafts are game-changers." [... more » ]

"Students come to Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management from all across the country to pursue a professional career in golf, and we're very proud of these new graduates for their achievements," says John McMurry, Campus Vice-President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. [... more » ]

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Short and scenic: Apple Mountain Golf Resort east of Sacramento, California
Apple Mountain Golf Resort in Camino, Calif. offers secluded and stunning mountain golf in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains a half-hour's drive east of Sacramento. Almost every shot required during the round is a test of target golf. Still, while there's no shortage of challenge here, the moments of sheer wonderment help make up for the lost strokes. For more...