Central Texas News & Events

  • GreenFinder Golf GPS: Find out how far, on your Phone

    On the golf course, a few feet can be the difference between finding a hazard and landing in a safe spot with a good angle to attack the pin, and club selection is often an integral component in reducing distances to the cup if you're able to find the putting surface. GreenFinder Golf GPS , a system that utilizes already-exisiting global positioning sys ...

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  • San Antonio - One of America's Favorite Cities

    From meeting professionals descending upon the city for a important convention to families in town for an annual vacation, all walks of life seem to share the feeling that San Antonio is indeed the heart of Texas. In 2008 Travel + Leisure magazine listed San Antonio among America’s favorite cities for the second year in a row, focusing on the Al ...

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  • Southwest Greens Turf Solutions

    San Antonio’s Southwest Greens can turn a golfer’s backyard into their very own personal playground by utilizing the state-of-the-art materials on the market to create a cutting edge fully-customizable putting surface. Why choose Southwest Greens, what range of services do they offer and how much does it cost? Golfer’s Guide sat down wit ...

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  • TaylorMade r9 Driver

    Adjust the Head. Adjust the Weights. Totally Optimize You If it’s not at the very top of the list, TaylorMade’s new r9 Driver is certainly among a small group of the most anticipated equipment offerings of 2009. Called the most advanced and finest performing driver in the history of golf club design by TaylorMade, the r9 will feature fu ...

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  • A Golf Poem

    In My Hand I Hold A Ball, White And Dimpled, Rather Small. Oh, How Bland It Does Appear, This Harmless Looking Little Sphere. By It's Size I Could Not Guess, The Awesome Strength It Does Possess. But Since I Fell Beneath Its Spell, I've Wandered Through The Fires Of Hell. ...

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  • Scott Shreiner Municipal Golf Course

    A Hill Country Beauty That’s Getting Prettier! Thirty-seven thousand. 37 thousand. 37,000. Any way you spell it, it’s a big number. And that, gentle golfers, is the number of rounds of golf played at Scott Shreiner Municipal Golf Course in Kerrville each and every year. That works out to a little over 101 rounds per day, every day 365 days per ...

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  • Tobacco Haus Cigar Lounge

    The most common question I get at The Tobacco Haus is “What do you have that’s new?” Well, this is the time of year when new cigars are released, and there are three new cigars that are really excellent smokes. CAO (pronounced C A O, not Ciao) releases at least one new cigar a year, but I think this years Lx2 is the best cigar CA ...

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  • Texas Golf Hall of Fame Prepares for its New Home in San Antonio

    After being homeless for more than a decade, the Texas Golf Hall of Fame is relocating to one of the most historic golf sites in the state: San Antonio's Brackenridge Park. Part of a $7.5 million project in the center of downtown, the new Texas Golf Hall of Fame and Museum will be adjacent to San Antonio's famed Brackenridge Golf Course, Texas' first pu ...

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  • Valero Texas Open Moving to TPC San Antonio in 2010

    SAN ANTONIO - PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem has announced that the Valero Texas Open will be moving to the AT&T Oaks Course at TPC San Antonio once the facility is completed and ready for play, likely in 2010. Finchem spoke of the tournament's future move during a Founder Membership launch evening in San Antonio. The confirmation of a site chang ...

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  • Historic San Antonio Muni to Re-Open in December

    "Brack" Is Back Following $7.5 Million Restoration SAN ANTONIO - After nearly a year's absence, San Antonio's Brackenridge Golf Course is preparing to re-emerge December 1 from a $7.5 million project that completely restored and aesthetically renewed all 18 holes in accordance to the original designs of A.W. Tillinghast, regarded as one of the ...

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