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Golf Cart Safety Tips

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By: Fred Altvater A 17-year study completed by the National Institute of Health on non-fatal golf cart injuries showed 147,696 injuries were treated in emergency rooms in the United States. Injuries to children under the age of 16 constituted 31% of that total and patients required hospitalization in nearly 8% of the reported cases. Falling […]

Latest Trends in Golf Equipment

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By: Ed Travis   My crystal ball has a big crack in it, but I see two new trends worth noting in the golf club business. Both involve the development of clubs with limited appeal and at this point neither can are can’t-miss prospects.   Ultra-High-End Priced Clubs   First, is the appearance of ultra-high-end […]

Ohioan Renee Powell to be Enshrined in the PGA of America Golf Hall of Fame

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By: Fred Altvater   The Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) is an integral part of United States history. It was the first paved road opened for transcontinental automobile traffic in 1913. Before Interstate Highways, it traversed over 3,100 miles through 14 states, serving as the main street for 700 cities, towns and villages from New York […]

Golfer’s Have a Crush on the Love Course @ Barefoot Resort

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  • 5 Months ago
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By Mike May While Davis Love III will always be remembered for winning the 1996 PGA Championship, a winning Ryder Cup Captain, and for being the second oldest person to win a PGA Tour event, he deserves as many accolades for the work he has done as a golf course architect at The Love Course […]

An Enjoyable Experience in the PGA Tour Super Store Fitting Van

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  • 5 Months ago
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By: Bill Cuebas How many times have you tried to correct your swing, but your game never seems to improve? Despite the efforts of the instructor, the athleticism of the player or determination of the student, if the set of clubs do not fit the player, improvement is difficult at best, but probably impossible. Every […]

Escape the Cold Weather at Sarasota’s University Park Country Club

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  • 5 Months ago
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By: David Theoret   If you are looking for a golf escape from the harsh northern winters, you may want to consider University Park Country Club in Sarasota, Florida. University Park offers 27 holes of championship golf that will test even the best of players. Each layout was designed by Ron Garl and can be […]

Using The Rules of Golf To Your Advantage

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By: Richard Todd   PGA Tour players have been using the rules of golf more effectively for their benefit rather than simply to assess penalties. Equity and fairness in play is the reason the USGA and The R&A created the rules.   At the 2017 Open Championship, Jordan Spieth’s ball landed on a hilly slope […]

Northern Ohio Golf Association Celebrates 100 Years

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  • 5 Months ago
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The Northern Ohio Golf Association (NOGA) has a rich history of promoting and preserving the game of golf in Northeast Ohio. It was originally established in 1917 to conduct inter-club competitions among the original eight member clubs. NOGA is proud of its association with the USGA and dedication to serving over 22,000 private and public […]

Lincoln Hills Adds 4-Hole Loop

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By: Fred Altvater While most of the news in the golf industry centers around golf shops closing, foreclosures or courses shutting down, Lincoln Hills Golf Club, a 9-Hole facility outside of Upper Sandusky, since 1927, recently opened a new short course. With the golf craze in full swing, during the “Roaring 20’s,” a group of […]

Brown Golf Management – Making Big Strides in the Hilton Head Area

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Brown Golf is a golf course management company on the rise and from what I can see, they do things right. I’ve encountered several companies that take over respectable, well maintained facilities, syphon off all the cash, allow the golf course to lapse into disrepair and leave them as barren as a caterpillar on a […]
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