National: What's New

The R&A, Masters, and the USGA Announce Formation of the Latin America Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014 21:26 Thursday, 23 January 2014 21:18


The R&A, The Masters Tournament, and the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced the formation of the Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC), a new amateur golf event aimed at stimulating growth and inspiring even greater interest in the game throughout South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

The Founding Partners – with cooperation from the Argentina Golf Association, the 2015 host golf association – will support all aspects in the organisation and execution of the event.



Cobra Golf Announces Return of the Shark

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014 21:43 Wednesday, 22 January 2014 21:27


Australian golf legend Greg Norman will once again be a global brand ambassador for Cobra Golf, collaborating on product development and sporting Cobra clubs at a variety of appearances, tournaments and events.



USGA Museum Adds 2013 Winners to Hall of Champions

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014 03:37 Wednesday, 22 January 2014 03:33


Joey Flyntz (USGA)

The USGA’s 2013 national champions took their place in history this week when the USGA Museum added its newest plaque to the Hall of Champions exhibit.

The USGA Museum displays the names of every USGA individual champion, year-by-year, on bronze-finished plaques that encircle the trophy case in the Hall of Champions. The plaques display the winners’ names along with the course at which the championship was contested.



Callaway Golf Announces Its Full List of Professional Staff Additions for 2014

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 January 2014 19:27 Wednesday, 15 January 2014 19:22

Harris English

CARLSBAD, California — Callaway Golf Company released its full list of 2014 roster additions for its PGA TOUR, European Tour and LPGA Professional Staff.

Multimedia and social content for these additions, which include FedExCup and Race to Dubai Champion Henrik Stenson, and 24-year-old Harris English, a two-time winner on the PGA Tour in 2013, can be found on this Flipboard magazine.



Ecco, McDowell Extend Relationship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 January 2014 19:19 Wednesday, 15 January 2014 19:07


LONDONDERRY, New Hampshire — Danish company ECCO announces the extension of its endorsement agreement with Graeme McDowell, who will continue to showcase the company logo on his headwear and compete in its award-winning golf shoes on the PGA and European Tours.



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