Central Texas News & Events

  • The Golf Club of Seguin

    Unknown to the many common golfers, is the fact that golf courses are bought and sold, have management company changes, or other behindthe-scenes efforts being worked on much of the time. Fortunately, this has happened recently at The Golf Club of Seguin. The storied course, formerly known as Chaparral Country Club, was purchased about a year ago by ...

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  • The First Tee Learning Center

    A Beautiful Addition to the Landscape of Brackenridge Park Fresh on the heels of the renovation of the Japanese Tea Gardens and coinciding with the restoration of historic Brackenridge Golf Course, construction of a new Learning Center for The First Tee will add another jewel to Brackenridge Park in the heart of San Antonio. The existing eyesore of a b ...

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  • Another "Save Muny" campaign underway

    For a number of acclaimed municipal golf courses and similar facilities that share same designation, things just don’t get much better. This summer the south course at Torrey Pines in San Diego will become only the second municipal course in history to host a U.S. Open Championship. The first was Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y., which did so ...

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  • Readers select Phoenix over Austin as America's No. 1 Golf City

    Last year, Golf Magazine and the National Golf Foundation joined forces to compile a countdown of America’s 10 Best Golf Cities. After receiving a slew of feedback, the magazine opened up the ballot boxes to its readers, who in turn produced their own list. After more than 1,000 votes were tallied, Phoenix emerged as the new No. 1. ...

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  • The Executive Women's Golf Association Upcoming Event

    The Austin, TX Chapter of the Executive Women’s Golf Association Announces its Kick-Off and Women’s Golf Fair benefiting the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Austin Austin,TX: The Austin, TX Chapter of the EWGA will host their 6th Annual Kick-Off and Women’s Golf Fair on Saturday, March 29th at the Harvey Penick Golf Campus. The event is open t ...

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  • Cleveland's New HiBore XLS Goes Extreme!

    Cleveland Golf has introduced the family of HiBORE® XLS drivers, fairway woods and hybrids. In utilizing Distance Driven GeometryTM, they have lowered the crown which, in turn, lowers the center of gravity (CG) to produce the only face-centered sweet spot in golf. The HiBORE XLS driver has a 17% larger face and 13% higher MOI, compared to its HiB ...

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  • Release The Club!

    Chris de Keratry Director of Golf & Instruction Oak Hill Golf Range & Forest Creek Golf Club Release The Club! How often have you heard that advice? Just what exactly does that mean? Does it mean to roll your hands over through impact? Does it mean “Hit it like a tennis racket”? Depending on who or where you hear the term, it coul ...

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  • Star Ranch Golf Club

    A “Total” Experience Normally, when you visit a golf course or golf club, you get a 4 1⁄2 to 5 hour taste of the place. Book yourself into Star Ranch and you can, literally, make it a “golf day.” How about a free breakfast, a free lunch, free range balls, and an opportunity to play as many holes of golf as you can cram i ...

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  • THE PROS KNOW - Discover why more PGA pros choose Soutwest Greens

    Pros like Sergio Garcia, Fred Funk, Jim Furyk, Hale Irwin, and Vijay Singh all use and endorse the premium synthetic, sandfilled golf greens professionally designed and installed by the company they believe is the best in the business — Southwest Gre ...

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  • Natural Golf - A Departure From the Classical Swing

    The term, “natural golf,” may seem like an oxymoron to those of you who’ve recently taken up the game. There’s not much that’s “natural” about swinging a stick at a stationary ball. Even for experienced golfers, when things start to go wrong with the ...

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