Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ping 2012 Golf Clubs

Hopefully some of you were able to join or catch a few snipits of Ping’s 2012 sales meeting. In a great marketing move they live tweeted the entire meeting, including live video, pictures, and a branded hashtag to follow #PING2012. … Continue reading

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Iconic Golfers

Inspired by a thread on The Sand Trap entitled “Iconic Tour Player”. I thought it might be fun to list a few of the highlights from this thread. A while ago I did a post on Golf’s Heroes but this is … Continue reading

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Darren Clarke 2011 Open Championship Winner

Great weekend and end to the 140th Open Championship. Darren Clarke found his first major victory in his 20th attempt at this tournament. This also marks the 3rd major championship win for a player from Northern Ireland in the past … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Toms

If your name was Tom you were having an excellent day at today’s Open Championship. The two co-leaders after the first round of this historic major was Thomas Bjorn and amateur golfer Tom Lewis. Fun fact about Tom Lewis was … Continue reading

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British Open Week

This week we embark to the British Open so let’s take a look back at where this tournament started. First played in 1860 at Prestwick Golf Clubs in Scotland it marked the 3rd of 4 annual major championships to be … Continue reading

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A 1st Time Winner and A Guy Who Really Likes John Deere’s

Today marked the final round for the LPGA U.S. Women’s Open. During the playoff round it was South Korea’s So Yeon Ryu who defeated Hee Kyung Seo by 3 shots in the 3-hole playoff to win the U.S. Women’s Open. … Continue reading

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Are Golfers Getting Too Old?

(Story originally published by the author on The Golf Writers) With the recent withdrawals from some of golf’s most prominent members due to injuries it only begs the question: Are golfers getting too old? The golf world was up in arms … Continue reading

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Watney Wins Again

Nick Watney had a happy Fourth of July weekend. Finding his second win of the season at the AT&T National Tournament. Right out of the gate you know he was eyeing that victory. Saturday Watney broke the course record scoring … Continue reading

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