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"Andrew has leveraged his passion for golf and our brand to form mutually-beneficial partnerships with many of America's most prominent green grass merchandisers," says Christian Nilsson, CEO of Galvin Green. "His personal network, business approach and leadership mark him as the ideal person to help steer our business." read more

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management (COGSM) students and alumni recently volunteered their time and training to help hundreds of athletes and coaches at the 29th Annual PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship. read more

The Golf Courses at Incline Village are welcoming back Neil Gunn as the Lead Golf Instructor for the 2015 summer season. Neil Gunn comes to Incline Village as a Lead Golf Instructor at TPC Sawgrass and World Golf Village in Saint Augustine, Florida, where he has been employed with the PGA Tour Academy since 2003. read more

Natalie Gulbis joined media and VIPs at the TaylorMade Golf Experience to launch the new Flight Deck custom-fitting experience and was the "dealer" in the first-ever game of golf blackjack. read more

"Kiko's wealth of experience and industry knowledge has already made him a valued addition to the P&W Supply-Wittek family," said Gene Pruban, Co-Founder, P&W Golf Supply. "We view his appointment as a sign of our commitment to grow the company and evolve to meet the ever changing needs of our valued customers." read more

"The Titleist campaign spotlights PGA Professionals driven to make a difference at their club, and we're honored that Mike received this recognition," says Jack Matthews, President of Matthews Southwest. read more

Jay Blasi is on a quest to qualify for a spot in the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. The 36-year-old course architect is entered in the May 13 local qualifier field at the Stanford University Golf Course. What makes this story compelling is that Blasi spent 10 years working for Robert Trent Jones II and served as the project architect at Chambers Bay. read more

"We're thrilled to have Tim as part of the Yamaha family. His passion for the golf industry and diverse background in marketing and sales will open new avenues for broadening the Yamaha Golf Car brand," Yamaha President Tom McDonald said. read more

Superintendent Dean Kerns has made plenty of friends since starting at Arrowhead Golf Club in Minster, Ohio, in 1981, and they recently showed how much they care for their friend, who is fighting ALS. Nearly 200 people showed up on a recent Sunday at Arrowhead to deliver a surprise gift, a single-rider golf car that will help him in his work and to play golf. read more

"Our championship courses are the cornerstone of Mediterra, and in Hiers we have found a highly skilled agronomist for day-to-day and long-term management of these very valuable club assets," said Carmen Mauceri, general manager/COO of The Club at Mediterra. read more

"Paul is the perfect person to become Forsgate's director of instruction," said Forsgate's Director of Golf and U.S. Kids Golf Master Teacher Carolyn McKenzie Andrews. "He has a great deal of experience, and he uses the latest technology to help his students refine their skills." read more

"It's an honor for the PGA of America to bring in Sgt. John McAfee to lead our PGA HOPE outreach," said PGA REACH Senior Director Scott Kmiec. "Having a decorated military veteran share the powerful impact that golf has had on his own life will open doors for other members of the military to embrace the game." read more

"Golf offers unlimited opportunities for women to develop personally and professionally," Kimberly Cayce said. "Being a part of Women on Course gives me the voice to support other women to find their ways along the path to success." read more

"These new graduates have completed courses in tournament operations, golf course design and maintenance, golf club fitting and repair, retail management, golf history and much more," said John McMurry, Campus Vice-President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. "I know they all have fun and successful careers ahead of them in the golf industry." read more

Golf legend and OMEGA brand ambassador Greg Norman met with OMEGA clients, customers and guests at two exclusive events. The World Golf Hall of Famer put on an exclusive golf clinic at Turnberry Isle resort in Aventura, Fla., and was featured at a reception and book signing held at the OMEGA Boutique Aventura Mall. read more