Golf News for Friday, March 6, 2015

“The first thing I thought of when I was introduced to the VPAR app was how perfect it would be for my annual golf trip to Myrtle Beach,” said Rosen. “I go to The Barclays every year and have seen how the best players use the leaderboard to strategize; now I can do the same with my friends.” [... more » ]

The Hackler will be another in a long line of events hosted by the Dunes Club, which is ranked 26th on Golf Magazine's list of America's best courses and No. 50 on the Golf Digest list. A classic Robert Trent Jones, Sr., design, the Dunes Club has hosted the U.S. Women's Open, six Senior PGA Tour Championships, the finals of PGA Tour Q-School, and in 2014 it was home to the PGA Professional National Championship. [... more » ]

"Our people believe strongly in the power of great customer service," said KemperSports Chief Executive Officer Steve Skinner. "We are proud to share this honor with the dedicated staff at these wonderful properties." [... more » ]

Now you can enjoy a nights stay at The Lodge At Orange County National and one round of golf on Orange County National's Panther Lake Course. From $81. [... more » ]

"We felt it was important to complement our 2 and 3 day schools with additional customized instructional options, said Bill Nault, Vice President, Marriott Golf. "The golf school experience here at Marriott Golf Academy is designed to cater to every type of golfer, from the competitive avid player to beginners, families and even a foursome of friends who want to enjoy a great destination golf experience." [... more » ]

"Over the past 20 years we have helped grow the game by creating better players who enjoy golf more and play more often because of it," said Joe Assell, Co-Founder and CEO at GolfTEC. "Our March sale provides a strong early season incentive to experience our highly productive learning programs and first-rate coaches. This is an excellent way for all golfers to get a leg up on the competition for 2015." [... more » ]

"Study after study has shown the value of hands-on learning, and there's no better place to get hands-on in the golf industry than the PGA Tour," said John McMurry, vice president of Keiser University College of Golf. "Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management is dedicated to providing a comprehensive education that actively engages students and reinforces an academic foundation." [... more » ]

"I started Loudmouth to make pants more fun!" said Loudmouth Founder and Designer, Woody. "Khakis are the 'work uniform,' so when it was time to play (golf, parties, events) I started wearing wild pants with color and pattern, and it turns out, I met a lot of other people with the same desire. Loudmouth pants are like green eggs and ham; if you try them, you'll like them (Sam I Am)!" [... more » ]

"The Japan Golf Fair was one of our most anticipated shows of the year with the recent establishment of FlightScope Japan KK," said Henri Johnson, founder and CEO of FlightScope. "We are thrilled to report that the reception from leaders in the Asian golf industry throughout the show surpassed all expectations." [... more » ]

"Voice Caddie is led by industry innovation, quality, performance, value and service," said Juno Kim, CEO of Voice Caddie. "We are an exciting brand and look forward to expanding our impressive team of veteran sales reps as we embark on taking our company to the next level." [... more » ]

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Donald Trump's wonderful world of public golf
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Trip Dispatch: A fine splurge on a Las Vegas golf trip
My latest Las Vegas golf trip might have yielded the ultimate jackpot -- three of the best courses near the Strip in consecutive sunny days: Southern Highlands, Cascata and Shadow Creek. For more...

Find great golf in the Olde English District of the Carolinas
The seven counties of South Carolina known as the Olde English District is a paradise for golfers who like to play fast, pay less and take the road less traveled. For more...