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  • The 2011 PGA of America National Teacher of the Year

    NICKLAUS ACADEMIES WORLD-WIDE DIRECTOR OF INSTRUCTION, MIKE MALASKA, NAMED RECIPIENT OF THE 2011 PGA OF AMERICA NATIONAL TEACHER OF THE YEAR Mike Malaska, the PGA Director of Instruction at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club in Superstition, Arizona, who pioneered a standard of physical fitness evaluation for all golfers that evolved in ...

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  • Greg Norman Clinic to Highlight 2011 Play Golf America Golf-a-Palooza Community Event Free to Public

    NAPLES, September 28, 2011 –The 2011 “Play Golf America Golf-a-Palooza” a community event free to the public at Tiburón Golf Club, presented by PGA TOUR Superstore, is scheduled for October 15 and will feature a Special Clinic by Greg Norman at 3:15 pm. Join Greg at Tiburon Golf Club as he helps “Grow the Game” a ...

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  • Sandestin Resort

    A sleepy corner of the Gulf has grown to be a golfing jewel of Florida's Emerald Coast One of the key components of a reputable resort destination is accessibility. A bagful of stars, diamonds, or other industry accolades doesn’t carry much weight if prospective guests can’t get there without expending an unusual and unnecessary amount of time ...

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  • The LPGA Tour is returning to Southwest Florida

    The LPGA Tour is returning to Southwest Florida. In a big way. More than 10 years after the area's last LPGA event folded, Chicago-based investment firm CME Group is prepared to bring the historic, recently revived Titleholders to TwinEagles in North Naples in November 2012. The event's likely relocation was first reported by Golfweek magazi ...

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  • Franklin Templeton Returns as Title Sponsor of Greg Norman's PGA TOUR Event

    Tournament Back in Naples for 11th Year December 7-11 NAPLES, Fla. – Franklin Templeton and tournament host Greg Norman announced today an agreement in which Franklin Templeton Investments will be the title sponsor of Southwest Florida’s PGA TOUR event. The agreement covers the 2011 and 2012 events. The Shootout, which has been ...

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  • Victory Ranch Set to Host Mark Eaton Golf Classic

    Charitable event hosted by NBA All Star Mark Eaton and Brian Hymel tees off August 26, 2011 The Rees Jones-designed Victory Ranch Club in Park City, Utah is set to host the Mark Eaton Celebrity Golf Classic on August 26, 2011. Hosted by NBA All Star Mark Eaton and Brian Hymel, this signature event raises much needed funds for charities that go above and ...

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  • Golf Resort testing innovative "Three Hour Golf" option seeking to grow the game

    --New program added in addition to popular Family Tee program and Special Rates after 2pm KIAWAH ISLAND, SC – Continuing its ongoing efforts to develop innovative ways to grow the game of golf, Kiawah Island Golf Resort is testing a new program this summer to target three hours or less for a round of golf. From July 9, 2011 to August 31, 2011, t ...

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  • What's the Value of a No. 1 ranking...Pretty Much Zero

    What’s in a number one? In college football it’s huge. In college basketball it’s meaningful yet not all that important. When it comes to professional golf, being number one means, well, pretty much absolutely zero. Honestly, raise your hand if you think Lee Westwood is currently the best player in the world or even playing the best ...

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  • Bob VanSweden Named TaylorMade Golf "National Club Fitter of the Year" for 2nd Time In Three Years

    For the second time in three years, TaylorMade Golf Company has named Bob VanSweden of the Golf Repair Center in St. Petersburg its “Club Fitter of the Year”, an honor that recognizes individual retailers who share TaylorMade’s values and are relentlessly committed to fitting their customers into the best performing golf products for thei ...

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  • Renowned golf architect Steve Smyers to redesign the Aerie at TwinEagles Club

    NAPLES, Fla. – The Ronto Group has announced that the design project for the complete reconstruction of the Aerie golf course at the TwinEagles Club has been awarded to renowned golf course architect Steve Smyers. Smyers, along with co-designer Patrick Andrews, will reconstruct and redesign the Aerie golf course prior to the course’s gr ...

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