ORLANDO, Fla. -- Golfweek magazine, the most authentic, authoritative and independent voice in golf, received a total of eight honors in the Golf Writers Association of America's annual writing competition. This year's awards, which were presented at last night's 41st annual GWAA awards dinner in Martinez, Ga., recognized the achievements of four of Golfweek's talented writers while also illustrating the brand's enduring standard of editorial excellence.
Chosen from a record-breaking pool of 546 entries, the Golfweek awards are as follows:
• First Place - "Creamer's tearful farewell to Pops," Beth Ann Baldry
• Second Place - "Jack: Heart of a champion spans generations," Jim McCabe
• Honorable Mention - "A band of believers," Jeff Babineau
Honorable Mention - "Duval returns to Lytham," Jeff Rude
• Second Place - "Vivid memories of Hogan and Nelson," Jeff Rude
• Honorable Mention - "Remembering Furman Bisher," Jim McCabe
• Third Place - "Good attitude a must at Open," Jeff Babineau
• Honorable Mention - "Euro teammates trust Poulter," Jim McCabe
"We pride ourselves on our writers' dedication to uncovering the untold stories of the game and its players," said Francis Farrell, president and CEO of Turnstile Media Group, Golfweek's parent company. "Their expert reporting and storytelling is what keeps our readers coming back week after week, and we are honored that the Golf Writers Association of America has recognized their merit."
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Founded in 1975, Golfweek is the most authentic, authoritative and independent voice in golf. Serving enthusiasts who are truly passionate about the game of golf, the Golfweek brand includes Golfweek magazine, Golfweek.com, Golfweek OnDemand, Golfweek Mobile, Golfweek Custom Media, The Golf Wire, The Apparel Wire, The Tour Van and TurfNet.com. Golfweek is part of Turnstile Media Group, which specializes in developing diverse media platforms that engage and strengthen the communities they serve. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Orlando, Fla., Turnstile Media Group is also the parent of Professional Artist, Community Media Holdings, The Seminole Voice, The Winter Park/Maitland Observer and Turnstile Connect.
Kayla Mitchell, Golfweek
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