National: What's New

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club Announces Keith Macintosh as Captain for 2016/17

Thursday, 05 May 2016 01:11

Keith MacintoshThe Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews has announced that Keith Macintosh will serve as Captain in 2016/17.

Mr Macintosh has been nominated as Captain by the past Captains of the Club and will begin his year in office with the traditional driving-in ceremony on the first tee of the Old Course on Friday 23 September 2016.



Adam Svensson Signs with PUMA Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 02:18 Wednesday, 04 May 2016 02:04

Adam SvenssonCARLSBAD, California — PUMA Golf announced the signing of Canadian golfer Adam Svensson, who is entering his first full season as a professional golfer with full status on the Tour. Svensson will don PUMA Golf apparel and accessories on-course throughout the 2016 golf season.

“Adam is a great fit for PUMA Golf,” said Dave Burgess, Director of Marketing at COBRA PUMA GOLF Canada. “He has proven his skills on the course and has a cool style and swagger. We are thrilled to be adding him to our Tour team.”



OnCore Golf Introduces New Caliber Golf Ball

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 02:03 Wednesday, 04 May 2016 01:54

altBUFFALO, New York — OnCore Golf, developers of the first USGA approved hollow core golf ball, announces the release of its new Caliber golf ball, available online at and at select retail locations nationwide.

The Caliber features a patented .9 inch hollow metal core while incorporating high performance Soft Cell technology. The hollow core technology was designed to create rifle spin while reducing sidespin, allowing the ball to travel along a straight trajectory similar to a bullet leaving the barrel. For the golfer, the Caliber is a ball that will help reduce erroneous slice or hook flightpaths while adding distance and feel from tee to green.



Puma Golf Introduces Ignite Drive the Latest in the Ignite Family of Footwear

Last Updated on Friday, 29 April 2016 08:50 Friday, 29 April 2016 08:44

Puma Golf IGNITE DriveCARLSBAD, California — PUMA Golf introduced IGNITE Drive, a versatile, cleated golf shoe with premium materials, rich details and unrivaled cushioning technology. IGNITE Drive, designed to mimic a classic PUMA Golf silhouette but with a cool, sporty twist, is the latest in the IGNITE Golf family of footwear.



British Columbia Golf Announces Election of Patrick Kelly as New President

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 April 2016 08:57 Thursday, 28 April 2016 08:51

Patrick KellyRICHMOND, British Columbia — British Columbia Golf is proud to announce the election of Patrick Kelly as the association’s newest President. Kelly assumes the role from now immediate Past President David Atkinson, who has held the position since 2013.

Patrick, who operates a consulting business, is a member of the Leq:amel First Nation (Sto:lo Nation.) and was elected their Treaty Representative for treaty negotiations, a role he held from 1998 to 2001. He has had a number of high level positions including a five-year term as Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor of BC.



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