Tiger Woods blames the wind at 17: 'I hit a good shot'

Tiger Woods blames the wind at 17: ‘I hit a good shot’

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – When Paul Tesori was 9 years old his grandfather had him tag along for a visit to TPC Sawgrass. It was 1980 and the Stadium Course, which today gleams with acres of green, was still being converted from a swamp. But young Paul couldn’t resist taking a few cuts off the dirt into what ... More

Golf Business News - GDPR – Good News on Golf Club Photos

Golf Business News – GDPR – Good News on Golf Club Photos

Chateau des Vigiers / Andy HisemanGolf photographer and PR agency owner Andy Hiseman has positive GDPR-related news for golf clubs who are concerned about people photos on their websites. This follows reports of many golf clubs receiving legal advice to remove people photos if no signed consent forms were ... More

Can Anyone Catch Red-Hot Webb Simpson in The Players Championship?

Can Anyone Catch Red-Hot Webb Simpson in The Players Championship?

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Even on a course that has a history of favoring the late-breaking horse, this has all the makings of a runaway. Webb Simpson, the soft-spoken father of four with the salt-and-pepper beard who doesn’t exactly have the look of a man accustomed to stepping on the throats of fellow ... More

Golf Business News - John Deere to partner 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles

Golf Business News – John Deere to partner 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles

1.13pm 12th May 2018 - Sponsorship - This story was updated on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 John Deere, one of the world’s leading golf course equipment suppliers, is confirmed as the latest big-name partner to commit to The Solheim Cup at Gleneagles from 9th-15th September 2019. John Deere will be the ... More

Tiger Tracker Postscript: Woods squanders opportunities in 71

Tiger Tracker Postscript: Woods squanders opportunities in 71

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Having captured the U.S. Open and lifted a handful of trophies, Webb Simpson knows plenty about what it takes to conquer a demanding test. But coming down the stretch Friday at TPC Sawgrass, he started having some unexpected flashbacks. “I grew up on an easy golf course,” Simpson ... More

Golf Business News - Burhill CEO Colin Mayes joins EGCOA Board

Golf Business News – Burhill CEO Colin Mayes joins EGCOA Board

Colin Mayes, CEO of BGLThe EGCOA is very proud to announce that Burhill Group Limited CEO Colin Mayes joins the board of the European Golf Course Owners Association. Burhill Group,  with their 11 golf courses in England, has been a member from the start of the EGCOA Colin Mayes said: “I am very happy that I ... More

'Super groups' hit mostly sour notes

'Super groups' hit mostly sour notes

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Lights, camera, inaction. It was all there on Thursday at TPC Sawgrass. The crowds ringed every fairway, bright and enthusiastic, the weather was perfect even by Florida standards and the star attraction, the players, assembled dutifully on the first tee. “It’s going to be a fun couple of ... More

Golf Business News - GolfSixes – The year 2 verdict

Golf Business News – GolfSixes – The year 2 verdict

1.13pm 9th May 2018 - Sponsorship - This story was updated on Thursday, May 10th, 2018 The winners Team Ireland – Gavin Moynihan and Paul Dunne (credit Getty Images)Hot, sunny weather greeted players and fans at the second GolfSixes at the weekend as one of professional golf’s most ambitious ... More

NCAA Women's Regionals: Which Teams Are In, Out For NCAA Championship at Karsten Creek

NCAA Women’s Regionals: Which Teams Are In, Out For NCAA Championship at Karsten Creek

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The island hole awaits. For 21 PGA Tour pros making their debut at The Players this week, there is more than the usual angst over a date with the iconic 17th hole. It is, after all, a first date. If the 17th had an online dating profile, it might open like this: Moody wild ... More

Golf Business News - Three-Time Champion Golfer Tiger Woods Confirms Entry for The 147th Open

Golf Business News – Three-Time Champion Golfer Tiger Woods Confirms Entry for The 147th Open

Tiger Woods (credit R&A)Tiger Woods has confirmed his entry for The 147th Open at Carnoustie, golf’s original Championship. Woods has conquered the one true test to become Champion Golfer of the Year on three occasions having lifted the iconic Claret Jug twice at St Andrews (2000, 2005) and once at Royal ... More