|Tuesday Mar 14, 2023|
Six wins do not put Scottie Scheffler's name among the all-time greats — yet — but if that discussion is ever had, then his resume is shaping up nicely. With Sunday's Players Championship win, the 26-year-old became just the ninth player to ever win both the Players and the Masters. He joins Sergio Garcia, Adam Scott, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Fred Couples, Sandy Lyle, Raymond Floyd and Jack Nicklaus. Only Garcia and Scott are not in the Hall of Fame.
IN THIS ISSUE
> Sensible Weather may have relief for ruined rounds | Read
> The ModGolf Podcast: For Jillian Foss, no risk equals no fun | Listen
> Golf Innerview with Ann Liguori: Preserving Arnold Palmer's legacy | Listen
> The latest industry news | Read
QUESTION OF THE WEEK
In observance of March Madness, if a true 64-player, survive-and-advance format tournament existed — and included players from all tours — who would be your top eight seeds?
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Sensible Weather is partnering with the PGA of America to offer a service that will provide money-back guarantees for rounds ruined by inclement weather
Payntr Golf: Introduces its Payntr X 006 RS, the brand’s second spiked model offering. The shoe, currently worn by brand ambassador Mike Weir on the PGA Tour Champions, comes in two colorways, retails for $160 and is available for purchase online and at select retail locations.
PGA Tour: Announces Comcast Business as partner of the Players Championship through 2030. This partnership builds on the success of Comcast Business’ multiyear sponsorship of the Comcast Business Tour Top 10, which splits a $20 million bonus among the top players in the FedEx Cup standings at the end of the regular season. Scottie Scheffler earned a $4 million first-place prize in 2022.
LIV Golf: Announces a three-year community impact partnership with Futbol Mas to establish programming that promotes youth development and well-being through sports. Futbol Mas is a global non-governmental organization that operates throughout Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. At LIV Golf Mayakoba, players Abraham Ancer, Joaquin Niemann and Carlos Ortiz joined Futbol Mas leadersat El Camaleon Golf Course to celebrate the launch of two programs — Neighbourhood Program and My Journey Program — to in Cancun and Playa del Carmen.
> How do sponsors footing the bill feel about approved changes to the PGA Tour? The mood is changing
[Adam Schupak | Golfweek | Read]
> ‘Damn good’: Why one tourney director is thrilled by PGA Tour changes
[Sean Zak | Golf.com | Read]
> N.C. firm lining up purchase of century-old Henrico golf course
[Michael Schwatz | Richmond BizSense | Read]
"A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever."
THE MODGOLF PODCAST
For Jillian Foss, no risk equals no fun
Foss, founder of #LEGS (Ladies Executive Golf Society), joins host Colin Weston to discuss how she combines her entrepreneurial passion with a sense of purpose
[Listen | More 'The ModGolf Podcast' episodes]
GOLF INNERVIEW WITH ANN LIGUORI
Preserving Arnold Palmer's legacy
Ken Boehner, president and chairman of the Arnold & Winnie Palmer Foundation, joins host Ann Liguori to discuss the 'Arnie's Army Legacy Experience'
[Listen | More 'Golf Innerview with Ann Liguori' episodes]
An early outlook at the 2023 golf market
Co-hosts Jon Last and David Klein look at how this season could defy macro market level trends
[Listen | More 'Driver$' episodes]
18-19: Niagara Golf Show and Sale, Niagara Falls, Ontario | Info
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