Golf News ┬╗ Golf Events

In the spirit of the PGA of America's 'Grow the Game' programming, Crystal Springs Resort announces the 1st annual New Jersey GolfFest May 16-18, 2014. The 3-day festival includes the all access Expo featuring the world's #1 instructor David Leadbetter, rides on a space-age Hovercraft, demos of cutting edge equipment, free club fittings and clinics, a 7-Star Membership competition, fun-filled family golf, and the exciting new crossover sport - FootGolf. read more

The beginning of Ryder Cup week will see the staging of the 2014 PGAs of Europe Teaching & Coaching Conference (TCC) at the University of Stirling Management Centre in Scotland, bringing together PGA Professionals from across the continent for two days of educational seminars. read more

"We welcome all golfers in the Orange County area to come to the Roger Dunn Superstore in Santa Ana and challenge Lexi. It should be fun and you can see how you rate against a LPGA Professional," said Benn McCallister, Vice President of Marketing at Worldwide Golf. read more

"Growing the game is vital for the entire golf industry and we believe our Marriott Golf family-based programming is ideal for bringing newcomers into the sport, while promoting togetherness on the course, which is essential in today's fast-paced family environment," said Jim Keane, Senior Director of Operations, Marriott Golf. read more

"Our Indoor Golf Expo has traditionally been a very popular event because our customers can demo all the clubs at once and save money too. And, after this winter, New England golfers are itching to get out and play," said Mike Britt, Regional Manager for Golfers' Warehouse. read more

"I appreciated the chance to share with the GCSAACC some ideas regarding the protection of water resources," said Straka, a principal of Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design. "No one in the golf industry deals with this issue more than golf course superintendents, who are so knowledgeable about the challenges and details of resource management." read more

"We are extremely pleased about hosting the symposium at Dairy Greek Golf Course," said GCSACC President and Event Host Josh Heptig. "Whenever multiple organizations from the golf industry come together and collaborate with community leaders and members of the golfing public, there is a high chance that the future of golf will benefit." read more

"Divas on the Green is the perfect 'non-golf' event that takes advantage of our outdoor serenity and beautifully manicured grounds," said Gary Huebner, General Manager of 1757 Golf Club. "It's sure to be a fun, relaxing day of personal pampering among like-minded women who, in large part, aren't avid golfers." read more

Share ideas with speakers Mr. Dick Rugge, Former Technical Director of The USGA, Tim Moraghan, Bruce Williams, Ted Horton, and Executive Director of the GCSAA, Mr. Rhett Evans. Everything we discuss at the SOAG has a direct line to the ones we all in the industry serve the most - the golfer. read more

"This event is a great way for Edwin Watts customers to try out all the new equipment in one place at one time," said Al Morris, President of Worldwide Golf, parent company of Edwin Watts Golf. "Plus the Edwin Watts Golf retail booth will feature tremendous savings on golf balls, clubs, shoes, bags, apparel and more," read more

A highlight of the first day's themed activities, 'Teeing Up For Success,' will be World Golf Hall of Fame member and LPGA Hall of Famer Kathy Whitworth. With over 88 LPGA Tour wins, Kathy has won more than any male or female professional golfer. She will share her success tips with conference attendees. read more

"Florida's golf industry has a huge influence on the state's overall economy," said Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf Foundation. "Our unified message today about the importance of the game resonates well with legislative decision-makers and we look forward to growing interest and participation in the sport." read more

"While meeting or exceeding all of our internal, pre-event goals is a definite win-win for both GCSAA and its members, the most-satisfying victory that came out of this year's Golf Industry Show was the overwhelmingly positive responses that we've heard from attendees and exhibitors alike," said GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans. read more

Speakers at the Golf Business Briefings include Marty Carr, CEO Carr Golf Group, David Farrell, RSM Farrell Grant Sparks, Gerry Byrne, Director of Agronomy, Golf Course Maintenance Services and Paul Sampliner, Senior Director of Training & Products, Golf Channel. read more

"The World Corporate Golf Challenge is the type of high profile program that reinforces our commitment to exceptional standards for golf, wherever in the world our members or clients may live and play," said Charles Lorimer, Chief Operating Officer of Pacific Links International. read more

 
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