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Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 June 2015 07:05 Tuesday, 02 June 2015 06:57
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (PGA TOUR) — Home is where the heart is, and that certainly is the case when a career requires the extensive travel of a PGA TOUR member.
PGA TOUR 2015: Coming Home presented by Visionworks, a one-hour special airing Sunday, June 7 at 1:30 p.m. ET on CBS, examines the prevalence and importance of home for TOUR members who spend a significant part of the year on the road. From spending time at home with family, to following a PGA TOUR star’s return to the small town and the people who were such a big part of his life while growing up, PGA TOUR 2015: Coming Home presented by Visionworks will delve into the various definitions of ‘home.’
Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 June 2015 06:57 Tuesday, 02 June 2015 06:50
In his nine years representing Web.com Tour players, wives and caddies in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes golf ministry, Jose Alvarez had been around plenty of Web.com Tour events – but never with the chance to tee it up alongside the pros in a competitive setting.
That changed at the 2015 BMW Charity Pro-Am Presented by SYNNEX Corporation in Greenville, South Carolina, when Alvarez teamed up with Web.com Tour veteran and FCA member Jeff Gove, in a foursome that also included fellow FCA member Jason Allred.
Alvarez, who resides in Greenville, immensely enjoyed his three days of competition – he even strung together three consecutive birdies at Green Valley Country Club – but he played with a greater purpose.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 June 2015 06:49 Tuesday, 02 June 2015 06:41
IRVING, Texas (PGA TOUR Charities) — The AT&T Byron Nelson helped two combat-wounded veterans emulate what it’s like to be a professional golfer on the PGA TOUR when it provided the two with the unique opportunity to be fit with their own set of custom golf clubs thanks to the generosity of Callaway Golf. Part of Birdies for the Brave’s Callaway Warrior Club Fitting Program, the fitting took place on Monday of tournament week on the practice facility at TPC Four Seasons at Las Colinas in Irving, TX, adjacent to the Callaway equipment truck, where TOUR players are fitted with clubs on-site at tournaments nationwide.
In addition to the fitting, the heroes had an opportunity to get some tips from TOUR players including Danny Lee, Sang-Moon Bae, Andres Gonzalez, John Rollins and Kelly Kraft, as well as learn how the Callaway staff works with each player to customize their clubs.
Last Updated on Saturday, 30 May 2015 05:28 Saturday, 30 May 2015 05:22
TORONTO, Ontario — The PGA TOUR and Mackenzie Investments announced a six-year agreement making the investment management firm the umbrella sponsor of PGA TOUR Canada.
The Tour is being renamed the Mackenzie Tour–PGA TOUR Canada, effective immediately with this week’s season-opening event in Vancouver.
“We are extremely pleased to announce this landmark sponsorship and to welcome Mackenzie as the umbrella sponsor of PGA TOUR Canada,” said PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem. “Mackenzie’s involvement will enable us to continue to strengthen and grow the Tour throughout Canada.”
Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2015 07:37 Thursday, 28 May 2015 07:31
Nike’s new Vapor Speed driver designed and built to Tiger Woods’s specifications will be available for purchase for the first time in limited quantities.
“Stability has always been the most important thing to me when choosing a driver,” said Woods. “I like the pear shape. It is appealing to my eye and it also has a slightly lower MOI (Moment of Inertia) that allows me to shape shots easier.”
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