Tag Archives: golf courses

A booming sport that has thrived throughout the pandemic – The Oakland Post

When Ayden Roupe, a freshman at Oakland University, told me he was a professional disc golf player, I literally burst out laughing. It wasn’t until he took a pro card out of his wallet that my laughter stopped. “My pro card is a document that proves my status as a disc golfer,” Roupe said. “It […]

Bolingbrook Golf Club Named Among Top 50 Public Facilities

Bolingbrook Golf Club was recently recognized as one of the top 50 public facilities by the Golf Range Association of America. The driving range and golf academy at Bolingbrook Golf Club includes 70 bentgrass hitting stations, 12 focused greens, a 10-acre short game area which includes two par 3 holes, lights for night use and […]

The classic British amateur golf tournament returns in a gender-neutral format

After a two-year pandemic hiatus – the first hiatus in the tournament’s 63-year history – the Berkhamsted Trophy will return in its new gender-neutral format. It was a groundbreaking move made in January 2020 but postponed for two seasons as COVID-19 wreaked havoc on sporting events around the world. The three-day tournament, which became a […]

Spring Season Preview: Men’s Golf

History links GREAT RIO VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Men’s Vaqueros Golf Team learned a lot from its fall season and is excited to finally kick off the 2022 spring season as it looks to continue growing. “I’m excited. I have a core of new players and […]

Scotland’s Carnoustie Golf Club named UK’s most Instagrammable

A new study has revealed the most Instagrammable golf courses in the UK and one of the most famous in Scotland has come out on top. Carnoustie was named top of the list, which ranks the best greens in the UK. Jura Watches looked at the number of hashtags featuring famous courses and saw the […]

Beaconsfield Golf Club Course Review

Beaconsfield Golf Club Course Review GF Round (wd only): £80; Day £110Through 72, 6,575 yardsSlope 132Director General’s Verdict – A very pretty layout of Harry Colt playing through a mature Home Counties forest that is largely as the great man left it.favorite hole – The mid-length par-4 6th is an excellent sobering hole that doglegs […]

The five golf courses with the most water balls on the 2020-21 PGA Tour season

Every golf course is different, of course, but most have water hazards and some have more than others. For example, good luck finding a course in Florida with no water hazards. If you take a look at the five golf courses that gobbled up the most golf balls during the 2020-21 PGA Tour season, two […]

Patrick Cantlay: “Sometimes the pros can make the game too easy

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Patrick Cantlay has a message for anyone who lamented the record low score two weeks ago at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. “Most people I’ve talked to, when it comes to golf, don’t say the game is too easy,” Cantlay told The American Express on Wednesday. “Maui historically played easily because […]

NBA’s Kyle Kuzma talks about his love for golf

PGATOUR.COM: In terms of friends, who have become some of your NBA golf friends? KYLE KUZMA: I play a lot of golf with Jason Kidd. I play a lot of golf with Alex Caruso, but it’s so many guys. So many guys play golf. I know Jayson Tatum, we talked a lot about golf, Donovan […]

Why the ultra-luxurious Ardfin estate in Scotland is one of the coolest places in golf

Through: Jessica marksbury January 1, 2022 When Ardfin was bought by Australian hedge fund manager Greg Coffey in 2010, work began on the Jura House (right) and Farm Quads (left), which have been extensively and meticulously renovated to accommodate a small number of guests. Andreas von Einsiedel If you’ve ever wanted an experience where you […]

Richardson retires from Saratoga Spa State Park golf course – The Daily Gazette

SARATOGA SPRINGS – In an era when very few club pros are able to stay in one place for very long, veteran Bill Richardson has overseen tremendous growth and development for over a quarter of a century at the popular Saratoga Golf Course. Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs. Richardson, 72, a graduate of Burnt […]

How many golf courses has Pete Dye designed?

The history of a course is incomplete without looking at the designer. Like the tournaments played above, the work of the designer remains invaluable. Of course, some designers like Pete Dye, who have worked on countless courses over the years, are more popular than others. ADVERTISING The article continues under this ad For many, their […]

PGA and Trump Group settle PGA 2022 dispute

The PGA of America and the Trump Organization have reached an agreement on the decision to move the PGA Championship 2022. Financial terms were confidential. Days after the Jan. 6 uprising on the United States Capitol, members of the PGA of America voted to move the tournament from the Trump National Golf Club to Bedminster, […]

2021 has seen new approaches to course design, so try something new

Want to have fun? Perhaps the most you’ve had in a long time on a golf course? Try something completely different. The whole point of the golf trip is to experience different things. Original routes, fresh landscapes, extreme challenges. As golf travel continued to reopen and then explode throughout 2021, more people took to the […]

Tiffany Cherry named head of women’s commitment to Australian golf

Golf Australia has announced the appointment of Tiffany Cherry as Head of Female Engagement. In a LinkedIn post, Golf Australia advised “With a passion for engaging women in sport and an unrivaled combination of broadcast production, communications, marketing and strategy experience, we know Tiff will make a valuable contribution to Australia Golf and we can’t […]

Golf in 2021 – The best golf courses

Best Golf Courses – The number of golfers hitting the fairways across Europe and beyond has increased during the pandemic and many of us appreciate more the quality and beauty of the courses we play on. Here we walk through some of the best courses we’ve covered this year in the country and abroad. Royal […]

OP classes, courts and pools are soaring

After years of poor performance, equipment goes over budget By Greg Ellison (December 2, 2021) Midway through the year, Ocean Pines ledgers show that the increased profitability of the golf course, racquet courts, and swimming pools combined to bring these amenities to life. ‘half a million dollars ahead of budget estimates. General Manager John Viola […]

SPIGOLON: It looks like many will miss the historic Newton golf course

It looks like Newton County is going to miss The Oaks Golf Course for more reasons than having one less local golf course to play. The Oaks recently went out of business after 32 years at the corner of Brown Bridge and Crowell Roads at the north end of Porterdale. Besides being a great place […]

Greg Norman’s golf course company involved in Hawks Nest beach development negotiations – News Of The Area

By Doug CONNOR THE drama and mystery surrounding the development of the oceanfront courses on Sanderling Avenue, Hawks Nest continued this week, with the revelation that former world number one golfer Greg Norman could play a key role in the development. A spokesperson for Core Leric (a partnership between Core Property Development Pty Ltd and […]

9 fantastic public golf courses to play in Florida

When the winter cold hits the northern United States, many warmth-seeking golfers are ready to fly south. Watching winter snowbirds in the Sunshine State usually results in warm days filled with amazing beach and golf tours. Whether you’re heading to the beaches of Palm Beach, Miami, Orlando, Naples, or anywhere in between, there are some […]

The Match V – Preview and Best Brooks vs Bryson Bet

It has become a tradition for a top level mano-y-mano golf competition to take place on Thanksgiving weekend. And this year is no exception. The long-awaited showdown between Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here’s a look at Brooks vs. Bryson and a pick to win the highly anticipated showdown. […]

The only chief golf pro at this Illinois course is about to retire

ROCKFORD, Ill. – Duncan Geddes was younger than his golf course is now when he was hired as Aldeen’s chief golf pro at the age of 25. “Oh, my God, I’m not going to lie. I was more than thrilled, ”said Geddes, who retires 30 years later as the only chief golf professional and club […]

foreUP announces the acquisition of 121 Marketing

A strategic acquisition offers a full range of solutions and services to golf courses and clubs Featured Image for foreUP Featured Image for foreUP Featured Image for foreUP PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, November 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – foreUP, the leading provider of cloud-based operational software for the golf course and club industries, today announced the […]

Hubbard seeks to ban golf carts from streets and sidewalks | News, Sports, Jobs

HUBBARD – Due to continued complaints about golf carts, city council has taken the first step to ban the use of these vehicles on public roads. Council gave first reading to the ban on golf carts on public roads, rights-of-way and sidewalks at Monday’s meeting. Mayor Ben Kyle said it was a safety issue. “People […]

GEO Foundation forms partnerships ahead of climate action event

The nonprofit GEO Foundation for Sustainable Golf has formed various partnerships within the golf industry as it prepares to host an event on November 11 that will highlight the role golf can play in the golf industry. climate action and explore pathways to net zero emissions. ‘Driving for Net Zero’ was hosted by the GEO […]

Golf needs to do more to accommodate ALL races

YOU may know that October 2021 is Black history month. Let me ask you a question: How many black golfers are there in your golf club? When Tiger woods First emerged as a global force in 1996, there was widespread hope that it would change the face of golf around the world. Unfortunately, this did […]

Golf courses start the wintering process but keep the season going

Shannon Hanley participates in a round of end-of-season golf at the Steamboat Golf Club on Thursday night. The Steamboat Golf Club and the Haymaker Golf Course are in the process of preparing the courses for the winter and the following season.Shelby Reardon / Steamboat Pilot and Today Golf season at Steamboat Springs is short. Haymaker […]

Editor’s notebook: Dream job, emotional outcome

Editor’s Note: BASF and Golf Course Industry are working together to tell the story of the birth of three new products for the golf market. This is the third installment in a three-part series. The first part appeared in the April issue and second part appeared in the September issue. In golf course maintenance, pests […]

Fun flying saucers: the Kesling disc golf course is dedicated

Mayor Tom Dermody throws a record to a basket before the dedication. Left to Right: Mark Schreiber, Park Superintendent, Karen Ellison, Park Board Member, Brian Cummings, Past President of HFL Jeff Bernel, Park Board Chair Mitch Feikes, Mayor Tom Dermody. History and photos provided by the city’s parks department The Parks and Recreation Department of […]

Golf renaissance underway amid pandemic restrictions on other entertainment

As dark fall clouds, menacing like the deep bunkers of the first fairway, crept into the morning sky above the Jeffersonville Golf Club, dozens of undeterred golfers, their carts stuck guard bumpers against bumpers, lined up on the opening tee of the Montgomery County course. “Look at this,” said Tom D’Angelo of Pottstown, hugging a […]

Pirates play at Georgetown Intercollegiate this weekend

History links BEALLSVILLE, MD. – The Seton Hall Men’s Golf Team will be back in action starting Sunday with three rounds of golf at Georgetown Intercollegiate 2021 at the Four Streams Club, October 10-11. Tournament details: 2021 GEORGETOWN INTERCOLLEGIAT Host: Georgetown University Site: Beallsville, Maryland. Course: The club of the four currents Vital elements of […]

The State of Golf in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – There’s an old adage against golf that it’s a good wasted walk. Don’t say that to a golfer though. Golfers are passionate about the sport. But golf, historically and still today, can be seen as expensive and elitist. Yet Utah, out of all the states, seems to have reasonably priced […]

Why is hickory golf so fun

By Peter Owen It’s a little disturbing to look down as you address the ball off the tee and notice that your driver’s head is only a fraction larger than the ball. But that’s part of the challenge and the fun of playing hickory golf – or, as avid Grathan Leatherbarrow describes it, “golf the […]

DVIDS – News – NJ Air Guardsman takes off with Disc Golf

Flying discs have been spotted more frequently over wooded areas at McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Joint Base, and they are of the plastic type. New Jersey Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Jeffery Pitcher spearheaded efforts to bring disc golf to the grassroots. Working closely with Outdoor Recreation and the Head of Community Services, Pitcher’s vision has become […]

A ‘beast’ to care for, West Feliciana hopes to save The Bluffs golf course

(iStock) West Feliciana Parish President Kenny Havard has said he is ready to explore any viable option to reopen and preserve The Bluffs at Thompson Creek Golf Course, but his parish does not have the resources to take it back. and manage it. Officials see the course as an important economic development tool in a […]

PGA Tour Champions Chubb Classic Returning to Tiburon Golf Club

Tournament officials have announced a multi-year extension that will bring the Chubb Classic presented by SERVPRO back to the black course at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, and its traditional February dates from 2022, February 14-20. The oldest PGA Tour Champions event to be played in the same metropolitan area, the Chubb Classic in 2022 […]

Walking is all the rage on the golf course and, yes, it’s exercise

A new movement is brewing in recreational golf: walking. Growing nationally, golfers are rejecting the motorized golf cart – the standard bearer of American rounds of golf for more than 50 years – and are choosing instead to walk or walk one stroke at a time. . This has contributed to a substantial increase in […]

Could Trump’s Bronx Golf Course Become a Homeless Shelter

They may need to find parking for this location elsewhere. Photo: Getty Images Many former President Donald Trump’s golf courses are in trouble – they are losing money and hosting championship tournaments – but only one is in immediate danger of having his name removed from ownership. It’s Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point, the […]

Meet Golfweek’s Top Course Evaluators: Linda Carrier

In this first in a series of articles featuring profiles of some of the men and women serving as course assessors for Golfweek’s Best, Golf week Auburn architecture panelist, author and professor Jim Hansen speaks with Linda Carrier of Pinehurst, North Carolina. At 56 and Type 1 diabetic with an insulin pump, she recently finished […]

Saanich seeks to increase scrap club fees and privileges at Cedar Hill Golf Course

A report prepared for the Saanich council tonight recommends raising fees and disbanding the club which has preferential tee times and free use of the Cedar Golf Course lodge. Tiana Solares, senior director of recreation services for Saanich, said a consultant report commissioned by her department also proposes an operating model in which a private […]

Memorial golf tournament raises nearly £ 7,000 in honor of beloved mom and dad

A proud Buddie who was keen to showcase golf in his hometown while raising money for a vital charity saw his ambitions come true almost a year after his death. Paisley Golf Club vice-captain David Campbell and his wife Alison have died after their BMW hit a barrier on the M8 in Glasgow last October. […]

Arrowhead Engineered Products acquires Red Hawk

Editor’s Note: BASF and Golf Course Industry are working together to tell the story of the birth of three new products for the golf market. This is the second installment in a three-part series. The first part appeared in the April issue. They listened, researched, developed, submitted their work for testing, and reviewed the encouraging […]

Central Ohio Golf Course Sells, New Owner Considering Housing Development

through: Owen Milnes | Columbus Business First Posted: Sep 14, 2021 / 3:33 PM EDT / Update: Sep 14, 2021 / 3:33 PM EDT GOOGLE STREET VIEWLancaster’s Pleasant Valley Golf Course sold for $ 1 million and will become a subdivision. Lancaster’s Pleasant Valley Golf Course will soon be transformed into an upscale residential complex. […]

Upcoming junior tournament aims to attract more kids to golf

Over the past two years, former Chandigarh Golf Club President Birinder Singh Gill has taken on a new role as President of Forest Hill Golf Course in Nayagaon, near Chandigarh. Gill has overlooked the changes in golf facilities as well as the club’s golf program. With the club launching its junior tournament program on Monday […]

A mini-golf course at the Olympic Sculpture Park? These artists design a

In a world too often filled with worry and division, here’s something that unites us: the joy of mini-golf. Some smart person from the Seattle Art Museum, perhaps realizing that many of us need this joy, had an idea not too long ago: Olympic Sculpture Park? And ask local artists to design the holes? And […]

Whetstone Braves focuses on big picture as City League’s best schedule

For the past 12 years, Tom Philip has guided the Whetstone boys’ golf team to 11 City League championships and has also been an assistant on the school softball team. He said athletes like senior golfer Eli Krabill make his coaching success possible. In addition to training regularly at Hickory Hills, where his family is […]

Water recycling hampered by Hyperion wastewater disaster

Problems at a Los Angeles wastewater treatment plant that caused a massive sewage spill in Santa Monica Bay last month have dramatically reduced the area’s water recycling capacity, forcing authorities to divert millions of gallons of drinking water at a time of worsening drought conditions. Even though California Governor Gavin Newsom calls for a voluntary […]

Ladera disc golf tournament draws large crowds

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – Disc golf is a growing sport in the city of Albuquerque and is now attracting competition from out of state. This is not your typical golf game – there is no putter or ball, but the aim is the same. Instead, players are using discs and disc golf is growing in […]

Wisconsin’s recreational golf boom continued into 2021

The global pandemic has affected sports, at all levels, in many ways over the past year and a half, but one recreational sport in particular has been able to thrive. And not only has golf seen a boom, the courses have also seen a boom throughout the first half of 2021. This is especially true […]

Peking golfer Jack Halstead returns to Parkland and wins NJCAA championship

BEIJING – Under normal circumstances, the former Beijing golfer Jack halsteadhis career with the Parkland College men’s golf team reportedly ended after the spring 2020 season. But these were not normal times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The NJCAA has canceled the spring 2020 sporting season, just ahead of the men’s spring trip from Parkland […]