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The Sad State of Golf Media

| June 12, 2014 | 3 Comments
The Sad State of Golf Media

Over the past several years I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in golf coverage from television, print, internet and social media outlets. I acknowledge that it is partly my fault, but I refuse to apologize for it. Traditional print media is dying a slow death and they know it. For a long time, bloggers controlled the […]

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Symetra Tour’s 2014 Season Set to Begin

| February 9, 2014 | 2 Comments
Symetra Tour’s 2014 Season Set to Begin

The expanded 2014 Symetra Tour schedule tees off February 21 in Mesa, Arizona. This year the tour will have 20 events, five more than last year, with purses totaling more than $2.2 million, a record for the tour. Again this year, as it has for the last two seasons, the LPGA will award full status […]

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5 Golf Companies to Watch in 2014

| February 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
5 Golf Companies to Watch in 2014

While the golf industry as a whole isn’t doing as well as in years past, 2014 is shaping up to be a decent year for new golf products. While many were underwhelmed with the new product launches at the PGA Show, that doesn’t mean there is nothing worth watching in the coming months. Here are […]

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Growing Golf – State of the Game: 2014

| January 24, 2014 | 1 Comment
Growing Golf – State of the Game: 2014

Every year in January the golf world descends upon Orlando, Florida for the biggest trade show in the game – The PGA Merchandise Show. The show welcomes over 40,000 golf industry professionals, buyers, media and guests from over 75 countries for the four day event. The Orange County Convention Center’s massive North/South concourse boasts over […]

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The Road (Back) to the LPGA

| January 14, 2014 | 1 Comment
The Road (Back) to the LPGA

The Symetra Tour is the official developmental tour of the LPGA. It is made up primarily of young women from all around the world who have just turned pro and are trying to make the big jump to the highest level in women’s professional golf. The tour’s official nickname is “The Road to the LPGA.” […]

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LPGA Rookies To Watch in 2014

| January 10, 2014 | 2 Comments
LPGA Rookies To Watch in 2014

There are 28 rookies preparing to tee it up this year on the LPGA tour. Traditionally rookies have a hard time making cuts and earning enough money to keep their playing status for the following season. It is a big step up to play at the highest level in women’s golf. Of the 28 rookies […]

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New Year’s Resolutions For Golfers

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Year’s Resolutions For Golfers

2014 has arrived. Here we go with another fresh start to the golf season! For some of us in the sun belt of the United States or warm weather climates like Australia & New Zealand, the season starts now. For others it will begin in a few months. Either way, it’s time to reflect on […]

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Tiger Woods – Illegal Drop on 15 at the Masters?

| April 13, 2013 | 4 Comments
Tiger Woods – Illegal Drop on 15 at the Masters?

So far the 2013 Masters Tournament has had plenty of good stories, like 14 year-old Guan Tianlang making the cut or 53 year-old Fred Couples in contention again, but the big story so far this morning is the controversy brewing over the drop Tiger Woods took on the 15th hole yesterday. Woods’ third shot on the 15th […]

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2013 Masters Tournament Predictions

| April 1, 2013 | 1 Comment
2013 Masters Tournament Predictions

It’s April and the 2013 Masters Tournament is just around the corner. Ever since my pilgrimage to Augusta National in 2010 I have had a level of appreciation for the tournament and its incredible venue that you simply cannot get without going there. Like the majority of golf fans out there, I’ll be watching the tournament on TV at […]

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2013 PGA Show Hits & Misses – Drivers

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
2013 PGA Show Hits & Misses – Drivers

The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show has come and gone, and the golf world is now ready for all the new toys to come to market. I’ve been going to the PGA Show in Orlando since 1996, and every year some companies come out smelling like roses, and others – not so much. In this “hit […]

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