National: What's New
Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 21:39 Wednesday, 22 October 2014 21:30
Freddie Jacobson, Keegan Bradley and Graeme McDowell have announced they will be launching a series of craft beers through their new company, GolfBeer Brewing Co. The move marks the first time professional golfers have started their own beer company and have been associated with craft beer.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 20:06 Wednesday, 22 October 2014 19:49
Matt Palsenbarg and Jason Glass are brewing up something different in their Tour Performance LAB at Northview.
“Our goal is to develop the next generation of high-performance golfers by having a team of professionals work with every aspect of their game,” said Palsenbarg. “That means working on fitness and nutrition, the mental and emotional side of the game, course strategy and even sleep patterns.”
Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 23:42 Tuesday, 21 October 2014 23:34
The Canadian Turfgrass Research Foundation (CTRF) has announced it has received a $12,000 donation toward turfgrass research in Canada from the Atlantic Turfgrass Research Foundation (ATRF). The monies will be used for turfgrass research aimed at improving the quality and sustainability of turfgrass sites including golf courses, sports fields and turf uses generally.
Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 02:24 Monday, 20 October 2014 02:19
FAR HILLS, New Jersey (USGA) — The Nominating Committee of the United States Golf Association announced the nomination of Thomas J. O’Toole Jr., of St. Louis, Mo., to serve a second one-year term as the 63rd president of the USGA. The election of officers and the 15-member USGA Executive Committee will take place February 7, 2015, at the USGA’s Annual Meeting in New York, N.Y.
Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 02:18 Monday, 20 October 2014 02:12
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (PGA Tour) — Champions Tour President Mike Stevens is leaving the PGA TOUR effective January 1, 2015, the TOUR announced. Greg McLaughlin, currently Senior Vice President of PGA TOUR Championship Management, will transition into the role.
The 56-year-old Stevens said after a 35-year career in professional golf, both as a Tournament Director at the RBC Heritage and Senior Executive roles at the PGA TOUR, the time was right to make a change and tendered his resignation this week.
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