Del Valley News & Events

  • GAP Players of the Year

    While the area’s top senior golfers continue their tournament season through the fall, the top players in the mid am and junior categories of the Golf Association of Philadelphia have been finalized. For the 3rd time in the last 4 years, 17 year old Robert Galbreath, Jr. of Philmont CC has won GAP Junior Player of the Year honors. Again in decisive f ...

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  • Bud Turns 100

    Local golf legend, Joseph “Bud” Lewis celebrated his 100th birthday on August 30th, as 230 of his family, friends and golf pupils joined him at his home club, Manufacturers Golf & Country Club for a lavish gala dinner. Bud, who is the oldest living member of the PGA of America, was born and bred in West Philly and began his love affair with ...

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  • State of the Game

    It’s been somewhat of a tough year for the local golf market, with high gas prices and a slower economy generally hurting business. As of Labor Day, there is news that several courses may be closing, others may be sold. Here’s what I know as of now. One of the region’s best courses, the Beechtree Golf Club in Aberdeen Maryland, will ...

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  • PGA and LPGA Golfers Help Raise Funds for Seniors in the Greater Philadelphia Region

    Recently, Jay Sigel from the Senior PGA Tour and Stephanie George from the LPGA Futures Tour played alongside local golfers in the third annual Wesley Enhanced Living Foundation Golf Classic at the Huntingdon Valley Country Club. The Golf Classic was a chance to enjoy a great day of golf during the best part of the season on a historic course, get to kn ...

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  • Tiger Like

    Question? Who is 32 years old and holds all four of golf’s majors at the same time? If you said Tiger Woods, you would be wrong. Tiger did hold all four majors in 2001, after winning the 2000 US Open, British Open and PGA, followed by the 2001 Masters. The correct answer is Merion Golf Club’s Michael McDermott, holder of all 4 of the Golf Ass ...

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  • Want CASH or FREE GOLF!!

    If you’d like to make some easy money or get passes to play some great golf courses, then become a Golfer’s Guide distributor. We’re looking for some help in these areas – New Jersey, Delaware, and in Chester, Berks and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania. The work takes only a few hours, 3 to 4 times each year. You can get paid in ...

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  • True Optic Putter

    You read it here first in the March issue of Golfer’s Guide. The new True Optic Long Putter is taking over the top spot as best long putter on the market. Need proof? The True Optic’s co-designer is Mike Bell, winner of the 2006 USGA Senior Amateur and still going strong as GolfWeek’s #1 ranked senior amateur in the country. The “Ro ...

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  • Impressive field gears up for 104th Open Championship

    BUCKINGHAM, Pa. – Seventy-two of the region’s top players will descend upon Lookaway GC Wednesday for the 104th running of the Golf Association of Philadelphia’s Open Championship, with hopes of etching their name in history as the winner of the storied 36-hole championship. Breaking the Association’s recent tradition of hosting ...

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  • Ontario's Deer Creek Golf Clubs Introduces the Dream Shot Progressive 10 Million Dollar Hole-in-One

    Deer Creek Golf Clubs is pleased to introduce the first of its kind Progressive Hole-in-One Jackpot. Each year players from all over the world will have a shot at a jackpot starting at 10 million dollars that will increase each year by 5 million until it's won. Players from Deer Creek will have a chance everyday at their club to win fantastic prizes ...

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  • PGA Show Report

    The Latest in Game Improvement, Goodies and Gimmicks You’ll See in 2008 While you were either shivering in the January cold or (hopefully) out chasing around the little white ball in a warmer climate, the golf industry was trying to fi gure out what you want NEXT, and showing it off to retailers, golf shop owners, and our intrepid reporters at G ...

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