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Bradley, McDowell, and Jacobson Launch Craft Beers

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 21:39 Wednesday, 22 October 2014 21:30

GolfBeerFreddie 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.

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Great Golfers Being Developed in Tour Performance LAB in Northview

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 20:06 Wednesday, 22 October 2014 19:49

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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.”

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CTRF Gets Donation from Atlantic Turfgrass Research Foundation

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 23:42 Tuesday, 21 October 2014 23:34

altThe 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.

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USGA Executive Committee Nominations for 2015 Announced

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 02:24 Monday, 20 October 2014 02:19

Tom O'Toole Jr.

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.

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Stevens to Step Down as Champions Tour President

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 02:18 Monday, 20 October 2014 02:12

Mike StevensPONTE 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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