Central Texas News & Events

  • From 2013 Valero Texas Open

      Vendors enjoy some of the largest crowds and fans get to watch some of the top golfers in the world at the 2013 Valero Texas Open ...

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  • Barton Creek Resort & Spa appoints Sizemore as director of golf

    Barton Creek Resort & Spa, the No. 1 golf resort in Texas, announced today the appointment of Michael J. Sizemore as the new club director of golf and recreation. Sizemore brings nearly 10 years of experience directing golf and club operations at acclaimed properties across the U.S. In his new role, Sizemore will oversee all golf operations at Barton Cre ...

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  • 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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  • Hot Springs Village is preparing for the 2nd Annual Sprint Triathlon

    Hot Springs Village is preparing for the 2nd Annual TRI-the-Village Sprint Triathlon, May 18, 2013. Our challenging race, managed by DLT Events, includes a 500-yard swim, 13.5-mile cycle and 3.5-mile run. We are expecting approx. 200-250 individuals from over eight (8) states to participate. The average age of our Sprint Triathlon is 45 with individual parti ...

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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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  • The Things Golfers Say

    A husband and wife are on the 9th green when suddenly she collapsesfrom a heart attack! "Help me dear," she groans to her husband.The husband calls 911 on his cell phone, talks for a few minutes,picks up his putter, and lines up his putt.His wife raises her head off the green and stares at him."I'm dying here and you're putting?""Don't worry dear," says the ...

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  • Hot Springs Village Announces Additional Texas State Week

    HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE – With more than 100 visitors attending the last 2012 Texas State Week, the Property Owners’ Association added an extra week for Texans to enjoy Hot Springs Village in Arkansas. The additional Texas week is set for Nov. 4-10, 2012. Visitors play at resident rates with a valid driver’s license. That makes 18 holes of golf ...

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