63 entries: usga

Jon Podany CCO USGA

What will be the top commercial priorities of the USGA in the coming years?

By: 2022. 06. 22.

Recently - at the U.S. Open, at The Country Club, Brookline - I had the chance to interview Jon Podany the Chief Commercial Officer of the USGA. This is what you can read here. Jon Podany, Chief Commercial…

Why is the USGA investigating the new Steelhead XR Irons?

By: 2016. 08. 24.

Don't worry there is nothing wrong or illegal with Callaway Golf's new Steelhead XR irons. Thanks to the next-generation 360 Face Cup technology, Callaway Golf was able to boost in face-speed is so significant that it’s hiked the COR…

Lancaster Country Club 2nd Hole tee

Why will the 2024 US Women’s Open be held at Lancaster Country Club?

By: 2024. 01. 30.

Lancaster Country Club (Founded in 1900) held its first Major championship from July 9-12, 2015. The tournament, which carried a then women’s golf record purse of $4.5 million, attracted 135,000 spectators, a Championship record. The then twenty-year-old In…

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Can the PING G430 MAX 10K driver outperform the TaylorMade Qi10 Max driver?

By: 2024. 01. 16.

Just yesterday, I wrote about the new TaylorMade Qi10 driver that TaylorMade Golf set a record by achieving an MOI of 10,000 g-cm² (10K). This is pretty amazing if you ask me! Guess what I found this morning!…

Troon Acquires Eventive Sports - L to R Eventive President Gene Hallman and Troon Chief Legal Officer Jay McGrath

How much can Troon expand its business after acquiring Eventive Sports?

By: 2024. 01. 05.

It appears to me that Troon has successfully acquired 7 distinct companies within the past five years: Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Indigo Golf Partners, RealFood, Peter Burwash International, appliedgolf, ICON Management Services, Green Golf Partners. Most recently, Troon acquired…

Arcis Golf career pathing

How can Arcis Golf assist you with career progression in the golf industry?

By: 2023. 11. 20.

It is evident that the contemporary workforce is experiencing a significant shift towards diversity, while at the same time, job roles and working methods are undergoing rapid transformation. As such, it is imperative for golf clubs to recognize…

Pangaea Golf Architecture founders

What is the birth story of Pangaea Golf Architecture?

By: 2023. 11. 13.

The Pangaea Golf Architecture is a strategic partnership between Jeffrey Danner and Stuart Rennie, who met while studying on the European Institute of Golf Course Architects' (EIGCA) diploma course in 2007, and have been close friends ever since.…

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How will Rolex make the 151st Open Championship memorable & exciting?

By: 2023. 07. 10.

Here, at the beginning, I will quickly summarize for you what you need to know about the 151st Open Championship. This year, Royal Liverpool Golf Club, on the north-west coast of England, hosts the 151st edition from 20–23…

Toptracer 9 Shot Challenge Pebble Beach

Can you beat the top female tour players in Toptracer’s 9-Shot Challenge?

By: 2023. 06. 30.

The Toptracer 9-Shot Challenge was launched last year. The event was scheduled to coincide with The Open at St Andrews. This year, the Toptracer 9-Shot Challenge will once again utilize a similar timing technique, and it will take…

Canal Shores Golf Course-2nd-Century logo

How Can Canal Shores Golf Course Be Saved?

By: 2023. 02. 07.

When I learned about the history and current situation of Canal Shores Golf Course, I immediately felt I had to share it with you. Canal Shores Golf Course will undergo a bold restoration plan to preserve and enhance…

Golf Business Monitor in 2022-resized

What remarkable has Golf Business Monitor achieved in 2022?

By: 2023. 01. 04.

It was great to see the growing interest in the Golf Business Monitor: campaigns, webinars, interviews, etc., in 2022. Feedspot has just ranked Golf Business Monitor as the #1 B2B golf business blog & as the #22 best golf blog in the world! Thanks to…

Belleair Country Club Fry Straka golf architects

What will the Belleair Country Club West Course look like after the renovation?

By: 2022. 05. 25.

I am so happy that I can share with you this great news. Belleair Country Club - the oldest golf club in Florida - has got two Donald Ross-design golf courses. Now the club has decided to renovate…

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Attack pins with confidence with the new Wilson Triad golf balls!

By: 2022. 01. 24.

I found a good reason for you why to visit the PGA Show in Orlando this week. Wilson Golf is launching its most technically advanced golf ball the Wilson Triad (RRP of $39.99 / dozen) on February 15th.…

Sir Nick’s renovation of Golf de Val-Grand

Sir Nick Faldo’s 1st French project: Golf de Val-Grand

By: 2021. 11. 25.

I must admit I have not heard anything in the last 12 years about Golf de Val-Grand (25 km from the center of Paris). Maybe not by accident. Sir Nick Faldo was asked to rejuvenate and re-energize Golf…

TaylorMade Golf TP5 golf balls

What can TaylorMade Golf achieve with the acquisition of Nassau Golf?

By: 2021. 11. 04.

Nassau Golf Co. Ltd has been part of TaylorMade’s golf ball supply chain for over 15 years, making urethane and ionomer balls, as well as mantles for TaylorMade’s TP5/TP5X facility in Liberty, South Carolina.  TaylorMade Golf has completed…

2022 GCSAA Conference and Trade Show

2022 GCSAA Conference and Trade Show will be in an in-person format

By: 2021. 11. 03.

How hungry we are for personal meetings and gatherings! The good news is that the 2022 GCSAA Conference and Trade Show (Feb. 5-10 in San Diego at the San Diego Convention Center) will be in an in-person format.…

2021 AIG Women's Open without single use plastic bottles Mastercard Adidas

Don’t look for single-use plastic bottles at the 2021 AIG Women’s Open!

By: 2021. 08. 18.

I am so happy that the organizers of the 2021 AIG Women's Open (16-22 August 2021) at Carnoustie Golf Links will not offer single-use plastic bottles instead will offer water refilling stations and reusable stainless steel bottles. It…

LA Golf Dustin Johnson

Why did Dustin Johnson choose LA Golf shafts?

By: 2021. 06. 16.

I must admit I have never heard before about LA Golf shafts. When I am thinking of golf shafts then usually the following brands come to my mind: Nippon Shaft, True Temper, KBS Golf, Aldila, Mitsubishi, Fujikura. Then…

Loch Lomond Golf Club bunker under construction

How did Loch Lomond Golf Club solve its bunker problems?

By: 2021. 03. 12.

Jim Moore wrote an interesting article (Bunkers: Can your golf course afford them?) about the challenges of maintaining bunkers in golf courses. He listed how golf clubs are trying to avoid overspending the budget (e.g. buying cheaper fertilizer,…

Heritage Links Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton Florida resized

Which 3 golf courses has Heritage Links renovated in Florida?

By: 2021. 03. 10.

We must be prepared to reopen anytime. I have to admit I could not find any updated information on COVID-19 regulations in relation to golf courses in Florida. What is sure that in December 2020, the U.S. total…