Golf News for Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Three golf courses in North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands were named among the top in their region in The Golf Travel Annual 2006. The publication also named several other area courses on its list of "Top Ten Nation’s Favorites." [... more » ]
In their latest "Golf For Beginners" podcast, Stacy and Barry Solomon talk about the hottest female golfer on tour, Lorena Ochoa! Stacy predicts a major victory for Ochoa in 2006 and sees a similarity with the Phil Mickelson of old ("she seems to come so close to victory then chokes near the end). They also discuss the hottest hybrid golf clubs on tour: The Adams Idea a2 OS and Hogan Edge CFT and offer an assortment of golf tips, as usual. [... more » ]
One of the Mid-Atlantic's premier year-round golf destinations, Wintergreen Resort, located in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, is offering a Putt & Pamper Package that combines lodging, lessons and spa time. [... more » ]
"It’s a unique chance to share an intimate conversation with the woman whose dream was to become the LPGA Commissioner and now is leading the LPGA to the next level," said Pam Swensen, executive director of the EWGA. [... more » ]
The Golf Smarter podcast has added a new feature that allows listeners to "virtually" stand on the teebox and look down the fairway while listening to the course PGA professional via the free Google Earth application. [... more » ]
"Golf is an extremely social sport, and it is more fun when it is experienced with friends. So our portal that makes it easy for people all over the world to link up and pursue their golfing obsession anytime, day or night," said Patrick Coulson. [... more » ]
"The level of enthusiasm and involvement over the past few years projects into quite an exciting program for both Local Qualifiers and a true National Championship," said Mike Munson, head of CGA. [... more » ]
Sea Trail Golf Resort & Conference Center, located in Sunset Beach, N.C., will be the site on May 16 of the Carolinas Golf Association’s local event for those seeking to qualify for the United States Open Golf Tournament. [... more » ]
"I have found a golfer increases their flexibility best when they combine the major flexibility training systems rather than just use static, or reach-and-hold stretching," said Neil Wolkodoff of PhysicalGolf. [... more » ]
Any American golfer who's traveled in Europe, especially for the first time, knows it's radically different over here. Aside from being divided by a common language, for the most part, a lot of things might bewilder the first-time American visitor. In Ireland, here's just a sample of some of the good, bad and ugly. [... more » ]
Fighters (boxers, UFC, etc.) tend to be the most personable, interesting people you'll meet in sports. So, to make golfers more interesting, I thought I'd match up some golf greats and let the battles begin in something I like to call the "Ultimate Golfer Fighting Championships." [... more » ]