Golf News for Tuesday, October 13, 2015

"2016 promises to be exciting for all of golf, as The Open kicks off a historic stretch, including the Rio Olympics, the PGA TOUR FedExCup Playoffs and Ryder Cup on Golf Channel and NBC," said Mark Lazarus, Chairman of NBC Sports Group. [... more » ]

"Over the last four years, we have witnessed great growth in the sport of Speedgolf" said Tim Scott, executive director of Speedgolf International. "We look forward to bringing our premier event to Chicago later this month." [... more » ]

"Whether it's the Presidents Cup or European Tour, our spikes are preferred by professionals and amateurs around the globe," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "We deliver the best in comfort and traction to help players ... perform their best." [... more » ]

"Glen's breadth of experience stood out in our search for the right sales manager," said Golf Ventures CEO Ron Jackson. "He has a strong foundation in golf courses and agronomic supplies, and he knows how to apply that knowledge to other landscaping opportunities." [... more » ]

"We are thrilled and extremely proud of Marc's performance at the U.S. Mid-Amateur," said Rich Mack, CFO and executive vice president of The Mosaic Company, which owns Streamsong. "It's been amazing to watch his journey to the championship match, beginning with his qualifying round at Streamsong." [... more » ]

Designed by Tom Weiskopf, Forest Dunes Golf Club in Roscommon, Michigan is one of the greatest public courses in the country. Book a mid-week, 18-hole stay-and-play for a special price with the club's Tribute Package. Valid for ladies, seniors 55 and over, first responders (police, fire, EMS) and military (retired and active with military ID). [... more » ]

The Ford Plantation maximized their Malcolm DeMille Custom Club membership by rounding out their awards with sculptures, trophy trays, ball markers, medals and money clips. [... more » ]

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Punch Shots: Our favorite Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed courses open to the public
When you combine Robert Trent Jones Sr.'s original designs and renovations, there are over 400 courses to his credit. We've played a good chunk of his best public works around the world and provide this sampling of our favorites. For more...

Tiger Woods calls Love to volunteer as Ryder Cup assistant
It appears Tiger Woods is willing to help out the U.S. in future team events any way he can, even if he's not out there hitting the shots himself. Tiger has made it clear to Davis Love III that he wants to be part of the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team, even if it is in the role of assistant captain. For more...

Kingsbarns Golf Links: The modern marvel on the outskirts of St. Andrews
It may be blasphemy to some, but there are golfers who would play Kingsbarns Golf Links over the Old Course in ST. Andrews every day of the week. This magical, marvelous, magnificent bucket-list links by Kyle Phillips is that spectacular. For more...