Tag: PGA

2017 PGA Show – 6 More Standout Products

| January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
2017 PGA Show – 6 More Standout Products

We’ve been walking around the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando for a few days and we’re overwhelmed as usual with the sheer size of it and the volume of information that is available to attendees. Day two at the show was more of the same. With over 1000 companies exhibiting their products & services it’s […]

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10 Reasons Golf is Better Than Skiing

| February 3, 2015 | 1 Comment
10 Reasons Golf is Better Than Skiing

Before I moved to Florida I was a ski instructor at a popular Vermont resort and a diehard powder hound. I learned how to ski in Colorado when I was 6, and was instantly hooked for life. I only became a golfer in my teens, so it’s safe to say skiing is my first love. Golf […]

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Bubba Watson Disses PGA Long Drive Contest

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Bubba Watson Disses PGA Long Drive Contest

Bubba Watson is a unique talent. He’s a throwback to the good ‘ol days of golf when every shot was curved left-to-right or right-to-left on purpose to attack pins and navigate doglegs. His distance and imagination have garnered him fans all over the world. But those who cover the PGA Tour every week sometimes see […]

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Dick’s Fires 500 PGA Professionals

| July 28, 2014 | 3 Comments
Dick’s Fires 500 PGA Professionals

Last week Dick’s Sporting Goods,  the nation’s largest retailer of Callaway and Taylor Made golf equipment, fired all of the PGA Professionals they employed in the golf department at over 560 stores across the nation. Dick’s tried to differentiate themselves from other retailers by employing a PGA professional in each store to improve the customer […]

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Resort Reboot – PGA Village

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Resort Reboot – PGA Village

There is a ton of competition out there for golf resorts in Florida. In order to separate yourself from the competition, you need to offer quality, value and a unique experience. While many resorts claim it, few can deliver. Many can offer the traveling golfer quality and a unique experience, but at a price. Many […]

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Rod Perry Wins 2013 PGA Professional National Championship

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Rod Perry Wins 2013 PGA Professional National Championship

Congratulations to Rod Perry for winning the PGA Professional National Championship! This story is significant for us at into the grain because Rod is a local boy and a personal friend. We are headquartered just a few minutes from Crane Lakes Golf Club in Port Orange, Florida where Rod is the head professional. There are […]

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Paul Goydos Shoots 59 at John Deere Classic

| July 8, 2010 | 1 Comment
Paul Goydos Shoots 59 at John Deere Classic

Two time winner on the PGA Tour Paul Goydos shot only the fourth 59 in the history of the PGA Tour today at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, IL. It was the first round of the John Deere Classic. Goydos, nicknamed “Sunshine” by his friends, joins Al Geiberger (1977), Chip Beck (1991) and David Duval […]

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Tiger Woods Speaks – Watch The Video!

| February 19, 2010 | 2 Comments
Tiger Woods Speaks – Watch The Video!

There is no doubt that the statement Tiger Woods read to the world on Feb 19, 2010 will be replayed, analyzed, critisized, praised and more for the coming weeks or months. It may even go down in sports history as the turning point in a fall from grace, or a new start to a career […]

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Tiger Woods Speaks!

| February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments
Tiger Woods Speaks!

Tiger Woods has come out of his self-imposed exile and will speak Friday, Feb 19 about what has transpired in the last three months and what his plans are for the future. The world will be watching, and the world will likely be disappointed. Tiger will reportedly speak from a prepared statement for about five […]

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Play With The Stars Of Tomorrow, Today!

| January 8, 2010 | 5 Comments
Play With The Stars Of Tomorrow, Today!

Everyone that follows golf is pretty familiar with the PGA and LPGA Tours, and most people also know about the PGA Tour’s developmental tour or minor leagues, called the Nationwide Tour. However, it seems like very few people are aware of the LPGA Tour’s developmental circuit called the Duramed Futures Tour. There has always been […]

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A New Model of Learning Golf

| November 24, 2009 | 1 Comment
A New Model of Learning Golf

Without a doubt, golf and fitness have been inextricably connected.  The benefits of working out specifically for golf have been highlighted time and again by the top professional golfers in the world.  While there are many different types of golf swing philosophies, there is still a common basic level of physical ability necessary to perform […]

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PGA and LPGA Tour Q-School Preview

| October 30, 2009 | 1 Comment
PGA and LPGA Tour Q-School Preview

This is my favorite time of year. No, it’s not because of the fall foliage or the first snowfall, but because it’s Q-School season! Every week on the PGA Tour, we watch millionaire superstars play for ridiculous sums of money. Then they fly away on their private jets and repeat. FedEx Cup? Boring. You want […]

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Adams Idea Pro Black Hybrids – Sneak Peak

| September 11, 2009 | 4 Comments
Adams Idea Pro Black Hybrids – Sneak Peak

Taking the design cues and name from their Idea Pro Black muscle back irons, they have a black nickel plating just like the irons to reduce glare and give the club a menacing look. I call them the Darth Vader of hybrids.

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