Thursday Sep 16, 2021


Inbee Park makes an incredible 64 percent of putts from 10 to 15 feet, according to KPMG Performance Insights, which has studied data from more than 240,000 shots hit on the LPGA since June. The PGA Tour’s best putters typically hole 41 percent from the same distance. 

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Arizona, California and Hawaii each has over 30% of total golf ball sales going through the off-course channel.

Source: Longitudes Group Market Value Model 2021
This marks the eighth consecutive year the PGA TOUR has played an event at Silverado Resort and Spa.
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Nemacolin opened the 4,000-square-foot space in late summer, features 7 flat-screen TVs, new decor, and a luxe learning, practice and entertainment space
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Jeff Brauer-designed Minnesota course gets top-10 value golf ranking from Golf Magazine; top-40 public course ranking from MyGolfSpy, Golf Digest
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Northern Michigan golf destination earns recognition from BoardRoom magazine and Forbes Travel.
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Historic Denver, Colo., club names Andrew Shuck as head golf professional, Lance Sabella as general manager/COO as the iconic club approaches its 100th anniversary
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Q&A: Dottie Pepper
Dottie Pepper, a two-time major and 17-time LPGA winner, is currently a lead walking reporter for CBS Sports’ golf coverage. She recently authored "Letters to a Future Champion" and offers insight that merges business, golf and life
"The first one gets the oyster, the second gets the shell."
— Andrew Carnegie

PGA Tour: Fortinet Championship
Site: Silverado Resort and Spa (North), Napa, Calif.
Television: Today-Sunday, 6-9 p.m. (Golf Channel).

LPGA: Cambia Portland Classic
Site: Oregon Golf Club, West Linn, Ore.
Television: Today-Sunday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel).

European Tour: Dutch Open
Site: Bernardus Golf, Cromvoirt, Netherlands.
Television: Today-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Golf Channel).

PGA Tour Champions: Sanford International
Site: Minnehaha Country Club, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Television: Friday-Sunday, 9:30-11:30 p.m. (Golf Channel-Tape Delay).


9-10: National Golf Course Owners Association Multi-Course and Resort Operators Retreat 2021, Monterey, Calif. | Info
21-24: World Golf Expo 2021, Hainan, China | Info

25-28: PGA Merchandise Show, Orlando, Fla. | Info

5-10: GCSAA Conference and Trade Show, San Diego, Calif. | Info

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