National: What's New

European Tour Support Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation Launch

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 06:21 Thursday, 26 March 2015 06:16

altThe Sport and Recreation Alliance alongside the Professional Players Federation and with support from the mental health charity Mind, today launched The Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation with the backing of the UK Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg.

The Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation sets out how sport can use its collective power to tackle mental ill health and the stigma that surrounds it. The country's biggest sports organisations, including The European Tour, the Football Association, Lawn Tennis Assocation, Rugby Football Union, English Cricket Board and UK Athletics, have already signed-up.

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Bluejack National Development Progressing Nicely

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 06:15 Thursday, 26 March 2015 06:08

altMONTGOMERY, Texas — The development of Bluejack National Golf Club near Houston is really progressing nicely.

After a few wet weeks earlier in March, hole Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7 are now fully sodded and look absolutely spectacular. In just six weeks, the team at Bluejack has placed nearly 30 acres of beautiful green Zoysia grass on the course.

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Billy Casper Golf Unveils New Logo, Website

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 05:20 Thursday, 26 March 2015 05:10

altVIENNA, Virginia — Billy Casper Golf (BCG) has unveiled a modern logo and website (billycaspergolf.com) that aligns with the company’s leadership role in the $69 billion golf industry.

A variation of BCG’s longstanding buffalo silhouette logo, the stylish new icon blends elements of a graceful yet mighty buffalo. Its charging profile depicts golf’s most powerful operating platform and the energy the company’s 7,600 peak-season employees bring to more than 150 properties nationwide.

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Koerve, Inc. Unveils 80Breakr Mobile App

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 05:26 Thursday, 26 March 2015 05:07

80BREAKRKoerve, Inc., one of golf’s most cutting-edge technology companies, has announced the release of a new app that provides a host of interactive features aimed to enhance one’s game. 80BREAKR will serve as a virtual coach, offering game planning options, voice-activated score entry, full integration with multiple social media platforms and post-play analysis from each round.

The 80BREAKR golf app costs $14.99 and includes all features. In honor of its launch, the price is only $3.99 to the first 1,000 customers and Koerve will donate $1 of every download through April to support the SEAL Legacy Foundation, which is dedicated to provide support services for members of the U.S. Navy SEALS and their families.

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GolfNow Partners with Yelp to Provide Golfers with More Options for Booking Tee Times Online

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 05:07 Thursday, 26 March 2015 05:04

altGolfNow, the leading online tee time booking and golf course technology and services platform, announced that it has partnered with Yelp, the company that connects consumers with great local businesses. The partnership will elevate the exposure of existing GolfNow tee time distribution platforms by making them available throughout Yelp’s digital and online community.

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