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"We're extremely proud of Chris and excited about this opportunity," said Venetian Golf & Country Club General Manger Joseph Iafe. "Both staff and members are looking forward to watching Chris play these challenging venues and cheering him on!" read more

"We are all very proud of Steve and supportive of his expedition," said Chris Berlin, Oakland Hills general manager. "We know climbing is his passion and this is important to him. And we'll be waiting for him to come back to us in great shape and tell us all about it." read more

"Dan has an outstanding network of contacts and deep relationships that he's established through his many years in the golf business," says Andrew Creed, President of Galvin Green USA. "His focus on providing merchandisers with the very best service is well aligned with our 'We Never Compromise' brand philosophy." read more

"Thongchai ... shows no signs of slowing down," says Jesper Thuen, Global Marketing Manager - ECCO Golf Lab. "His remarkably consistent form, and status as one Asia's all-time great golfers, distinguish him as an exceptional ambassador for ECCO Golf." read more

Under Whalley's leadership, Orlando-based Integrity Golf has become one of the largest operators in the country and now oversees 23 golf facilities in Florida. Overall, the company numbers 34 golf facilities in six states (Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, New York, North and South Carolina). read more

Tripp Davis and Associates (TDA), one of the country's top golf course architectural firms, has announced the hiring of Jack Skirkanich as Design Associate. Skirkanich will establish TDA's first east coast office in NYC and will be focused on working closely with Davis on projects along the eastern seaboard. read more

"David is a true talent who connects with people from all walks of life because of his ability to transition from hilarious to heartfelt so smoothly," said Mike McCarley, president of Golf Channel. "Now we will be able to showcase his unique voice across a wide array of NBCUniversal assets, including from the biggest stages in global sports and entertainment." read more

"Henry Smokler brings nearly two decades of legal and business acumen to the PGA of America, along with a passion for the game and a great appreciation for the role the PGA Professional serves as the tangible connection between the game and those who play it," PGA CEO Pete Bevacqua said. "His extensive experience aligns well with the PGA’s strategic plan to serve our members and grow the game of golf." read more

Go Play Golf, Inc., providers of the industry's first and only national golf gift card, announced the company's founder, Loralei Abels, has been ranked No. 7 on Golf Inc. Magazine's list of "The 10 Most Innovative People in Golf." read more

GCSAA member Jesse Shulse, 34, has helped the private Traditions Club earn top-5 status in Texas, and he has competed in regional CrossFit competitions and Ironman competitions that include a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run. read more

Laguna Hills, CA - September 2, 2015: Michael Sarro - a young and exciting 14-year old Junior Golfer from Laguna Hills - has qualified for the Toyota Tour Cup Series. The qualification is reward for the consistent brilliance Sarro displayed in 2015 - he won 9 tournaments this year! read more

Ed Silver, who joined Race Brook Country Club in 1936, continues to play nine holes of golf at least three to four times a week and he remains a keen student of the game. When asked about his game, he stated: "I'm working on a golf swing that's working better than ever." read more

"I am very excited to join the GPSI team and assist with the company's future growth," Tim Dunlap said. "I look forward to utilizing my 20 years of management knowledge and sharing GPSI's many benefits." read more

Brett Stark comes to Marriott Golf from Chicago-based EZ Links Golf, Inc., where he served as Senior Manager, Client Services, working with many of the golf industry's leading golf management companies and golf travel organizations. read more

"Chef Don stood out among an exemplary group of nominees this year from our membership," said Barry Fleming, LGCOA Executive Director. "Chef Don exemplifies the countless behind-the-scenes stars that make the Lowcountry and Hilton Head area one of the premier golf destination experiences for all ages." read more