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"Three years into my role with EWGA and I am certain our members are serious about the competition and even more serious about the festivities! The Champions Dinner boasts one big exception - that is who selects the dinner. All our past champions are slender gals and This Chubby Chick Director prides herself with selections sure to please the palate!" said Lisa Becka, Director of Golf Programs, with a belly laugh. read more

"We have hand selected the best golf courses in the country to host these events," said Mario Conte, Executive Director of the Hurricane Tour. "Team members will be pampered and catered to a first-class experience from the moment they step on property to the moment they leave." read more

"Congratulations to the Pakistan Golf Federation on the staging of the championship. It was especially good to see the inclusion of a children's category which fits in with the aims and ideals of the Faldo Series to develop the game not only among elite junior amateurs but also at the grass-roots level," said Sir Nick Faldo following the completion of the fourth Faldo Series Pakistan Championship. read more

The inaugural Myrtle Beach Fall Classic is a 72-hole, two-man team event that will be played on some of the finest courses in Myrtle Beach and all of America for that matter. The tournament features a golf course lineup that includes Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, True Blue, Grande Dunes, King's North and the Fazio Course at Barefoot Resort. read more

"Congratulations to Daeng on his success. I look forward to seeing how he fares against the leading players from around the region when we all gather in China next year," said Sir Nick Faldo, following the victory of Daeng Abdul Rahman Abd Aziz in the ninth Faldo Series Malaysia Championship. read more

"I knew Hannah or I had to make one putt because Alex (F├Ârsterling) had been putting great so I knew she would make her putt. It was huge for us, the more matches you have under your belt going into the singles, the better. I'm very confident we can do it now," said Connelly. read more

"This event has been going strong for nearly a half-century and this year looks to be as successful as ever," said Scott Justman, Vice President of Golf Operations of National Golf Management. "Junior golf is one of the most important initiatives in the game and we are thrilled to do our part in its promotion by hosting this event." read more

"We're very excited to bring the state's best mid-amateurs and seniors to a wonderful facility like the Traditions Club," said Rob Addington, Executive Director for the Texas Golf Association. "We've had the opportunity to assist in the administration of Texas A&M's college events, so we know the golf course will be a great test and an enjoyable experience for the players." read more

Six individuals topped their respective Flights on Friday at the conclusion of the 72-hole 2014 Golf Channel Amateur Tour National Championships at Grayhawk and Talking Stick Golf Clubs in Scottsdale, Ariz. 606 golfers from 48 U.S. states, Puerto Rico and Canada represented the largest tournament field in Am Tour history. read more

"Events like these support our year-round programming and help us achieve our mission to provide health and educational opportunities for youth throughout the community," said Nancy Lieberman, Basketball Hall of Famer and Founder of the Nancy Lieberman Foundation. "Perhaps one of our most exciting additions to this year's event is the support of Annika Sorenstam." read more

Captains Ben Crenshaw (1999), Tom Lehman (2006) and Davis Love III (2008) will be joined by 17 other past Ryder Cup players at the Nature Valley First Tee Open, a 54-hole Champions Tour event being played at the Pebble Beach Golf Links and Poppy Hills Golf Course. read more

"It's not often that a golf club and resort are able to hold a tournament of this stature and we are indeed fortunate to be hosting the Mid-Amateur this year," said Laddie Hunter, golf sales and marketing director for The Golf Club at Lansdowne. "We are continually looking for high caliber events to showcase our wonderful golf courses and magnificent resort and look forward to a marvelous event this week." read more

October is Long Drive Month on Golf Channel. The first of three RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship episodes debuts on Oct. 14. Each chronicle the compelling qualifying action that leads to the Las Vegas Final 8 and the major live event on Nov. 4 from Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. read more

"We are excited to start this season on our home course and pay tribute to one of our all-time Aggie greats," said Trelle McCombs, head coach of the Texas A&M women's golf team. "Our student-athletes have played many practice rounds at the Traditions Club in anticipation of this event, and they all have raved about the conditions and playability of the golf course." read more

"We strongly encourage our loyal Humana Challenge supporters and all golf fans to plan ahead and take advantage of this 2-for-1 ticket offer because special offers on our daily and weekly tickets will not get any better than this leading into the 2015 tournament," said Humana Challenge Executive Director/CEO Bob Marra. "The fan experience and the player field at the Humana Challenge gets better each year." read more