USGA Postpones Women’s Mid-Amateur at Quail Creek CC

By | September 13, 2017

Heavy rain in August had already affected preparations for the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at the Naples, Fla., property, which was scheduled for October 7-12, but Hurricane Irma ultimately forced the tournament to be postponed. No rescheduled date has yet been established. The first United States Golf Association event in Collier County will have to […]

Darius Rucker Names His Five Favorite Golf Courses

By | July 26, 2017

In an interview with Billboard magazine, the country music star and former lead singer for Hootie & The Blowfish cited three courses in his native South Carolina, in addition to Augusta National and Pebble Beach. The Grammy winner is a single-digit handicap player who will now host a new monthly show, “On Par with Darius Ricker,” on SiriusXM’s PGA Tour Radio, debuting Wednesday, July 26th at 3 PM Eastern Time.

Nike Cofounder: Golf Unprofitable, Even with Tiger Woods

By | June 29, 2017

In an interview with Bloomberg, Phil Knight said the celebrity of Woods and his legion of fans weren’t enough to make the company break even on golf club and equipment sales. Nike exited the golf equipment category last year. In an interview with Bloomberg, Phil Knight, cofounder of Nike Inc., said not even Tiger Woods […]

Conflicts Threaten Jackson Park/South Shore Project

By | June 27, 2017

At the second of three community meetings about the development of the $30 million Tiger Woods-designed golf course in the south side of Chicago, residents raised concerns about the emphasis on golf for the public park. A lack of coordination among the golf course designers and those developing the Obama Presidential Center is also raising […]

Southern Hills CC Lands Another PGA Championship

By | May 30, 2017

The Tulsa, Okla., club, which has hosted seven previous majors, with the last being the PGA Championship won by Tiger Woods in 2007, will get its next PGA Championship no later than 2030, the PGA of America announced. It will also host the 2021 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship.

Tiger Woods Grows the Game Through Design

By | May 23, 2017

With an upcoming golf course design project at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Mo., whose news coverage generated more than 1,200 media stories, as well as a $30 million project that will merge the Jackson Park and South Shore golf courses in Chicago, Woods’ influence is expanding the game from behind the scenes.