The survey found that, among Topgolf guests, 29 percent of golfers say that playing Topgolf leads them to play more traditional golf. Almost a quarter of golfers, 23 percent, follow the sport more closely as a result of playing Topgolf. More than half of the non-golfers surveyed, 53 percent, say that playing Topgolf has positively influenced their interest in playing traditional golf.
Sticking to its word, Sioux Falls' new golf course manager has hired more than a dozen staff who were formerly employees of Dakota Golf Management.
Fifty years from now, golf historians might look back upon the present era as a Second Golden Age of Design.
The company is rapidly gaining recognition throughout the golf industry. OnCore introduced a high-performance golf ball constructed with a hollow-metal core.
A trip to a local golf course this week was certainly eye-opening, at least when seen in the context of how tough things are in golf these days....
One of the hottest equipment free agents in professional golf has finally found a landing spot. Coming off the best season of his professional career, Tony Finau and PING announced on Tuesday that the sides had come to terms on a multi-year club deal that will see the 28-year-old continue to play the company's clubs going forward.
The Professional Golf Association (PGA) in the United States has released its first report into the body’s social and environmental impact.
Arcis Golf has acquired TPC Valencia from FivePointÒ, a developer of mixed-use, master-planned communities in California. The upscale, private club is located in Valencia, Calif., approximately 35 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The owner of what’s called the world’s oldest continually-operated manufacturer of golf course accessories has completed a plan to transfer the ownership of the Cedar Falls business to its employees.
On Friday, the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians announced it had purchased the Temecula Creek Inn golf resort from La Jolla-based JC Resorts for an undisclosed price.
"The city really needs to get out of these types of businesses that are losing money. We're using taxpayer dollars on them, and that money should be going to the necessities, such as roads and infrastructure," Fosle said.
“Castle Oaks offers a premier course in a prime location, just 45 miles from Sacramento,” said Scott Justman, BCG regional director of operations. “We look forward to improving its position as a ‘go-to’ golf destination and enhancing the experience for local golfers.”
The PGA of America announced today the repositioning and strengthening of its PGA Career Services department. To better serve employers, PGA Members and individuals seeking to gain employment within the golf industry, PGA Career Services has increased the size of its professional staff, while adding innovative new resources and tools designed to promote jobs in golf nationwide.
The current owners posted a memo on the golf course website announced the club would not open in 2018. They are looking to sell the club, located at 1100 Knollhaven Road in Xenia, for $1.99 million or a “sensible offer,” according to a statement. All equipment, 64 golf carts, 28 cruisers and more than 165 acres of land are included in the deal.
“I felt bad about it because I bought into it for a golf course, never thinking about the development or anything like that,” Clyburn said. “But there was no choice but to close the course down to keep from losing money.”
According to records filed with the county Register of Deeds, the sale closed for approximately $9.6 million dollars. Colony 9 investors include world-renowned golf course architect, Tom Fazio, who was joined by two other long-time Forest Creek members.