Atlanta News & Events

  • PGA Merchandise Show has industry enthusiastic about 2013

    The 60th PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 23-26 in Orlando, Fla., celebrated its six-decade history while launching what many believed to be the most vibrant PGA Show Week in recent history to begin a strong 2013 for the golf industry. The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show brought together more than 1,000 companies and brands introducing new and innovative golf equip ...

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  • PGA Merchandise Show comes to a close

    The 60th PGA Merchandise Show closed Saturday and celebrated its history while launching what many believed to be the most vibrant PGA Show Week in recent history to begin a strong 2013 for the golf industry. The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show brought together more than 1,000 companies and brands along with more than 43,000 PGA professionals, buyers and industry ...

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  • Study: Amateur golfers feel belly putter rule will have minimal impact on game

    Golf Datatech, LLC, an independent research firm for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, has released a first-of-its-kind study developed to evaluate the reaction of "serious golfers" to the U.S. Golf Association's proposed new ruling that would prohibit anchoring the putter to the body while making a stroke. The study, which is being announced prior to ...

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  • Rounds Played at Record High Levels For 2012

    Golf Datatech, the golf industry's leading independent research firm for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, announced that rounds played in 2012 have increased significantly and are trending towards record high levels for the year. The trending growth in rounds played, which are at levels not previously experienced since 2006, are backed by findings tha ...

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  • Golf’s Annual Charitable Impact Recorded at $3.9 Billion

    GOLF 20/20 -- the collaboration of leading organizations representing all segments of the United States golf industry -- announced golf’s charitable impact of $3.9 billion in 2011. According to a study conducted by the National Golf Foundation, golf as a fundraising vehicle includes an estimated: * 12,000 golf facilities (75 percent of U.S. total)* 1 ...

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  • St. Marlo Country Club Hires New Head Golf Professional

    Affiniti Golf Partners has named Otis Smith head golf professional at St. Marlo Country Club in Duluth, according to Director of Operations Lee Andrea. An Atlanta-native, Smith comes to St. Marlo after a high-profile position as interim head golf professional at Charlie Yates Golf Course at East Lake, sister course to the famed East Lake Golf Club where Atl ...

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  • Stonebridge Named Among Top 10 Courses Under $55 By Golf Digest

    ROME, Ga. - Stonebridge Golf Club, owned by the City of Rome and managed by Billy Casper Golf, was recently named one of America's "Top 10 Golf Courses Under $55" by Golf Digest. Stonebridge joins several elite courses on the list including Bethpage (Red) in New York, Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula and Coronado Golf Course in San Diego. The magazi ...

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  • Canongate Golf Announces Launch Of New Women's Golf Network

    ATLANTA -- To help connect women through the game of golf, Canongate Golf, the southeast's leading private golf club network, announced the launch of its Women's Golf Network. The all-inclusive organization created by women, for women, offers female golfers of all skill sets a variety of events, travel, instruction and membership opportunities that are geare ...

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  • United Way Charity Classic Raises $73K For CSRA Programs

    The inaugural United Way Charity Classic presented by Club Car raised more than $73,000 for health and human service programs supported by United Way of the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA). The event, which attracted 128 players including a number of Club Car suppliers, was held at the Champions Retreat Golf Club in Evans. Funds from the tournament will ...

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  • Nationwide Facilities Help Take Your Daughter To The Course Week

    The PGA of America and the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) are encouraging everyone to introduce daughters, granddaughters and nieces to the game of golf during Take Your Daughter to the Course Week, July 9-15. More than 1,000 participating facilities across the country will offer free green fees to girls accompanied by a paying adult, with m ...

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