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"This tournament has become the highlight of the golf season, drawing tourism dollars and national exposure to our course and region," said Tony Mancilla, event co-chair and attorney for the Hannahville band of the Potawatomi Nation, owners and operators of the resort and course. "Players, sponsors and locals look forward to it every year." read more

Bubba Watson won the Masters for the second time in three years on Sunday, and with the victory became the first player to qualify for the 2014 PGA Grand Slam of Golf, Oct. 13-15, at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, Bermuda. read more

"This is incredible news for eastern North Carolina," said Billy Anderson, PGA Director of Golf at Eagle Point Golf Club and who has served eight years on the Carolinas PGA Board of Directors. "People in town are excited and have told me they're willing to do anything they can do to support the event. It's exciting. The community will definitely benefit economically from the event." read more

While tour players are vying for the famed "green jacket" this weekend at the Masters tournament at Augusta National, top collegiate players will be competing for the coveted "blue jacket" at the 68th annual Transamerica-World Financial Group Western Intercollegiate Championship at Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz, Calif., another historic Alister MacKenzie-designed course. read more

"Brynwood is very proud to host the prestigious 2014 PGA MET Section Professional-Assistant Championship," said Josh Lowney, PGA Professional and Brynwood General Manager. "The MET Section includes some of the best golf professionals in the world and Brynwood is an ideal venue to test their skills." read more

"The Troon Challenge is a great opportunity for amateur golfers to experience friendly competition at many of our outstanding Troon Golf facilities located throughout the United States," said Kris Strauss, vice president, sales and marketing, Troon. "We are thrilled to partner another year with Callaway Golf, which will offer some great prizes at the National Finals event in August." read more

"The students have trained hard and were strong competitors, and now we're in a good position to advance in the Nationals for the second consecutive year," said John McMurry, Vice President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Vice President. read more

"Corporal Pfeifer's participation will be a highlight of our 25th anniversary celebration," said Jon Miller, President of Programming for NBC Sports Group, which owns and operates the tournament. "He's sure to be a gallery favorite in Lake Tahoe and fans around the country will be rooting for Chad to be a leaderboard contender all three days." read more

"The TOUR is where the journey begins for tomorrow's superstars to make a name for themselves," said Joel Paige, Vice President and Managing Director of PGA National. "Our Champion and Fazio courses are ideal venues to test a player's mettle and see what they're made of as they vie to compete on the largest stage in golf." read more

"There are not many tournaments outside of the majors to boast the top 10 players in the world, and we are proud to welcome one of the strongest fields on tour to Lake Merced Golf Club here in April," said Mr. Johnson Wang, Chairman of the Swinging Skirts Golf Team. read more

"Inviting the future stars from around the globe and giving them this kind of showcase to display their talents has always been a priority of ours and something we take very seriously," said Gabe Codding, Tournament Director of the Kraft Nabisco Championship. "As always, our fans are going to see some young players doing remarkable things that are a foreshadowing of things to come." read more

"We're excited so many of golf's most prominent names will once again be in Mississippi to compete on one of the very best courses in the country," said Mississippi Tourism Director Malcolm White. "We covet the opportunity." read more

"We are very excited to host the prestigious Volvo World Match Play Championship this October," said Charles Fairweather, Chairman of the London Golf Club. "We are looking forward to working with Volvo, IMG and the European Tour to deliver what we hope will be the best Volvo World Match Play Championship to date." read more

"We're very pleased to announce the Big Cedar Lodge Legends of Golf," said Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris, owner of Big Cedar Lodge. "I'm very proud that I had the opportunity to work closely alongside golf legends Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Arnie Palmer and many other talented Ozarks craftsmen to create something special for golfers everywhere." read more

"The Kraft Nabisco Championship is delighted to partner with the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation which has one of the world's leading patient care facilities in the Betty Ford Center. This brings the iconic legacies of honorary LPGA members Dinah Shore and Betty Ford together after 28 years," said Kraft Nabisco Championship tournament director Gabe Codding. read more

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