Thursday Jan 13, 2022

The Netflix docuseries on the PGA Tour's 2021-2022 season came into clearer focus on Wednesday with the announcement of players committed to appear. Of the 23 players listed, the most notable are Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Collin Morikawa, Bubba Watson, Sergio Garcia, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas. The series is being produced by Vox Media Studios and Box To Box Films, which has produced Netflix's highly popular 'Formula 1: Drive to Survive.' If the PGA Tour series rises to the level of 'Drive to Survive' in terms of cinematography and compelling storylines, then viewers better buckle in for a fun ride.

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Proposed California law targets municipal golf
California Assembly Bill 672 puts approximately 177 of the state's publicly owned golf facilities at risk of being converted into land for affordable housing
The three states with the fewest unrestricted walking golf courses are Alaska (9), Rhode Island (16) and Delaware (290). Unrestricted walking golf courses are defined as courses that allow walking on any day throughout the year.

Source: Longitudes Group golf course walkability database
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula golf destination offers new lodging and luxury amenities with packages in 2022
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Active recruiting push underway in advance of The Quarterdeck restaurant’s opening
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Maker of dynamic synthetic golf tee systems experiences 376 percent growth at public/municipal/military courses and standalone ranges between 2019 and 2021
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Jennipher Satterly joins prestigious group who have created cover art for tournament
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Truist to support as associate partner of Arnold Palmer Invitational pro-am

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Simulator includes performance feedback in numerous situations, 130% crisper graphics than previous generation and auto-tee and ball retrieval systems
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Okino will lead all golf operations for the Aiea, Hawaii, public course that overlooks Pearl Harbor
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Troon Prive, the private club operating division of Troon, will manage the award-winning Bonita Springs, Fla., club as well as the community association
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"Faith in your own powers and confidence in your individual methods are essential to success."
— Roderick Stevens

PGA Tour: Sony Open
Site: Waialae Country Club, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Television: Today-Saturday, 7-10:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 6-10 p.m. (Golf Channel).


19: Women Fore Hire Virtual Job Fair | Info
25-28: PGA Merchandise Show, Orlando, Fla. | Info

5-10: GCSAA Conference and Trade Show, San Diego, Calif. | Info
18-20: Toledo Golf Show, Toledo, Ohio | Info
19-23: CMAA World Conference and Club Business Expo, San Diego, Calif. | Info
25-27: Colorado Golf Expo, Denver, Colo. | Info

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