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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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  • 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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  • Northern Texas PGA Wins Texas Joe Black Cup Matches

    The Northern Texas PGA topped the Southern Texas PGA by a 16-8 margin to win the 2012 Texas Joe Black Cup Matches, hosted by the Northern Texas Section of the PGA of America at Dallas’ Brook Hollow Golf Club.Needing a total of 12.5 points in the Ryder Cup-style event to wrest the Cup away from the Southern Texas PGA, the Northerners took a commanding f ...

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  • Texas A&M Course to Undergo Major Renovation

    Texas A&M officials have selected Sterling Golf Management to operate the university golf course, beginning with major renovations designed to make it one of the best of its type on a college campus. The renovations will necessitate the golf course being closed until the fall of 2013, announced officials of the Massachusetts-based firm. Sterling Golf Ma ...

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  • Clayton Wonnell Wins 2012 STPGA Professional Championship

    Call it a nail biter or a cliffhanger or whatever you’d like . . . the 2012 Southern Texas PGA Professional Championship was a battle to the end, and in the end, it was Clayton Wonnell who took home the big prize.Wonnell won the championship with a 54-hole total of 70-73-69—212, 4-under-par for the course at Miramont Country Club, where Wonnell i ...

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  • Old American Golf Club Selected To Host Medal Of Honor Golf Classic

    Old American Golf Club - the award-winning Tripp Davis, Justin Leonard design just north of Dallas - has been selected to host the Medal of Honor Golf Classic on October 22.Participants will play 18 holes at Old American with all proceeds benefitting the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation. Each foursome includes a Medal of Honor recipient or Wounded War ...

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  • Qualifying Schedule Set for 2012 AT&T Championship

    An 18-hole Pre-Qualifying event for the 2012 PGA Champions Tour AT&T Championship will be conducted by the Southern Texas PGA on Oct. 18 at Brackenridge Golf Course in San Antonio, with a maximum of five golfers advancing into the field of an Event Qualifying to be held Oct. 22, also at Brackenridge Park.The Pre-Qualifier is open to all male amateurs and ...

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