The managers from private and public clubs throughout the country have completed the requirements to achieve advanced certification through the PGA Certified Professional Program 2.0 in one or more categories, including General Management, Golf Operations and Teaching & Coaching. The PGA of America announced that 14 PGA Professionals have completed the requirements to achieve […]
Ricky Arnett, 52, has found time in his busy schedule at the Austin, Texas club to play in the 2017 U.S. Senior Open at Salem Country Club in Peabody, Mass., from June 29 – July 2. A report in the Austin Statesmen draws parallels between Arnett’s story and golf film “Tin Cup.” Ricky Arnett, 52, head […]
When the 2021 tournament returns to the Nebraska club, which also hosted it in 2013, it will tie the record for fastest return of a Senior Open. The 2022 tournament will be a record third for Saucon Valley CC and will coincide with the Bethlehem, Pa. club’s 100th anniversary. The United States Golf Association […]
It’s tough to outsmart Mother Nature, but superintendents can use a variety of practices to try to best protect their properties from weather-related trauma.
Preparing to host the U.S. Senior Open in the summer of 2017 means that the Peabody, Mass. club is doing everything it can this year to protect its golf course and grounds against winter damage, as the staff seeks to avoid the last-minute scrambling it had to do when it last held the event, in 2001.
When the tournament was last held in 2001 on the Donald Ross course at the Peabody, Mass. club, history was made when the entire ticket allotment of 25,000 per day sold out one year in advance—something that has never happened since.