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Jan Stephenson inducted into World Golf Hall of Fame

POSTED ON June 11, 2019 @ 2:49 pm

Australian golfing superstar Jan Stephenson has fulfilled a lifelong dream this morning, being inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Carmel-By-The-Sea, California. Stephenson was inducted into the prestigious World Golf of Fame, a who’s who of golf,  including compatriots Karrie Webb, Greg Norman, Peter Thompson,...

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The Open Leading the Way in Removing Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles

POSTED ON June 7, 2019 @ 12:37 pm

The Open will become one of the first major global sporting events to remove single-use plastic water bottles in a move supported by the United Nations. The Open Water initiative has been developed with Bluewater – the leading global innovator in drinking water solutions – to deliver a pioneering new...

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Recognition for Norman’s Oman Links Layout

POSTED ON June 1, 2019 @ 2:05 pm

The Greg Norman Golf Course Design (GNGCD) Al Mouj Golf has cemented its place among the finest golf courses in the Middle East. Host venue to the European Tour’s Oman Open, Al Mouj Golf placed second in National Club Golfer’s Top 25 Golf Courses in the Middle East rankings, a...

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Golf Legends and Luminaries to Grace Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

POSTED ON May 31, 2019 @ 2:04 pm

Golf legends and luminaries including Jack and Barbara Nicklaus, Gary Player, Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley and actress Jane Seymour will introduce the 2019 Inductees – Dennis Walters, Retief Goosen, Billy Payne and Jan Stephenson, respectively – into the World Golf Hall of Fame. The late Peggy Kirk Bell will...

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How more female leaders can make golf more profitable

POSTED ON May 28, 2019 @ 11:21 am

More female club managers, course superintendents and golf course architects would drive greater profitability in the golf industry, according to a leading expert on diversity and inclusion in business. Liz Dimmock, founder and CEO of Women Ahead, an award-winning social impact organization committed to female development from schoolroom to boardroom, says...

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Marvel and USGA Team Up to Create Comic Book for Junior Golfers

POSTED ON May 23, 2019 @ 5:51 pm

The United States Golf Association (USGA) is joining forces with Marvel Entertainment to create exclusive golf education products to engage junior golfers on the essential elements to learning the game. To be officially launched in June at the 2019 U.S. Open Championship at Pebble Beach, the collaboration comes to life...

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Industry Around the Globe Unites in Support of Women’s Golf Day

POSTED ON May 14, 2019 @ 1:31 pm

June 4th 2019 will be the largest ever single-day celebration of women’s golf with venues from every corner of the globe joining forces to promote the sport.  With a growing profile and impressive roll call of supporters, it’s hard to imagine that a little over four years ago Women’s Golf...

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Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump

POSTED ON May 8, 2019 @ 7:15 pm

At times choked up by the magnitude of the White House proceedings as President Trump listed many of the milestones of his career, Tiger Woods received the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday in a ceremony at the Rose Garden. On a beautiful sunny spring evening, an emotional Woods reached...

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Industry Leaders Bringing Story of Golf’s Impact to Congressional Members

POSTED ON May 5, 2019 @ 9:16 am

WE ARE GOLF – a coalition of the game’s leading associations and industry partners – will join forces next Wednesday to host the 12th annual National Golf Day on Capitol Hill. More than 300 industry leaders will meet with Congressional members to discuss golf’s economic, charitable, environmental, fitness and societal benefits....

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