The National Golf Foundation studied guests at the entertainment facilities who play traditional on-course golf as well as those who don’t, and found that overall, nearly a third said that playing Topgolf leads them to play more traditional golf. Among non-golfers, more than half said that playing at the venues had positively influenced their interest in playing green-grass rounds.
The event in Chaska, Minn., which will be conducted June 20-23, 2019 and is a collaboration among The PGA of America, LPGA and KPMG, will mark the first time the women’s major championship is played in the state. Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., has been selected as the site of the 2019 KPMG […]
On March 19, five of the company’s venues offered free game play, golf instruction and food-and-beverage amenities, as part of a collaboration with The First Tee and LPGA-USGA Girls Golf that launched a year-round program, through which similar benefits will now be offered to charitable organizations and high-school golf teams.
The City Commission of the northeast Florida town will vote January 18 on whether to sell its two LPGA International courses to Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co., which has been leasing them for 40 years. “This is a golden goose for Daytona Beach,” says one commissioner of the deal that would net the city $2.2 million and 14 acres of free land, while shedding properties that have collectively lost $15 million.
The four primary areas of focus for the strategic alliance include linking tournament activities to local Topgolf venues; reciprocal distribution of content through Topgolf platforms; support of Grow the Game initiatives; and opportunities for PGA TOUR and LPGA-related experiences on the World Golf Tour digital game.
The major championship will be played for the first time in the Pacific Northwest when it is contested June 9-12, 2016 at the Sammamish, Wash. club.