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  • PGA Merchandise Show Builds Positive Momentum for Golf Industry Business in 2011

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA Merchandise Show is traditionally a barometer for the business of golf in the year ahead and this year’s event established an enthusiastic tone with increased participation levels across all segments and an uptick in business conducted. This indicates that the golf industry is riding a wave of pos ...

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  • Southern Texas PGA Scholarships Now Available

    The Southern Texas PGA Foundation, which has distributed 176 scholarships with a total value of $414,100 since 1999, has made applications for its 2011 scholarships available. At least 16 scholarships with a total value of $43,500 will be disbursed in 2011.Applications for the scholarships can be secured by visiting the “Scholarships” page of the ...

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  • Quail Valley Golf Course Receives Top Honors in Avid Golfer

    One year after undergoing a complete renovation, the El Dorado greens at Missouri City’s Quail Valley Golf Course have been ranked among the top golfer attractions in the Houston area by a leading magazine. In the December issue of Avid Golfer, El Dorado was named No. 1 in the category for the “Best Overall Value Under $40”. El Dorado ...

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  • Marc DeWall Named STPGA Golf Professional of the Year

    Once a year for every year since 1968, the Southern Texas PGA has chosen one of its members to receive the honor of being its Golf Professional of the Year. The honoree for 2010 is Marc DeWall, the head golf professional at The Clubs of Cordillera Ranch in Boerne. DeWall and his fellow award winners will be honored during a ceremony on Feb. 20 at Horses ...

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  • Tim Thelen Medalist at Senior Euro Tour Q School Finals

    Eight-time South Texas PGA Player of the Year and two-time PGA Professional National Champion Tim Thelen picked up perhaps the biggest win of his golf career recently, winning qualifying school for the European Senior Tour in convincing fashion. Thelen separated from the field on the final day of competition in Lagoa, Portugal, posting an impressive 65 ...

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  • Quail Valley Golf Course to Implement New Fees

    To offer golfers more competitive fees and flexibility to fit their playing schedules, Missouri City's Quail Valley Golf course will implement new weekday, weekend and annual pass rates in two stages, beginning Nov. 1 and Dec. 1. "Current patterns of play show the new fee schedule is a better way to market the Quail Valley Golf Course and will be t ...

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  • Shell Houston Open to Attract Another Talented International Field

    World-class golf is more than a marketing slogan for the $5.9 million Shell Houston Open, set the week of March 28-April 3 at Redstone Golf Club – Tournament Course.Comfortably nestled into the PGA Tour schedule a week prior to The Masters tournament, the Shell Houston Open will once again attract stars from around the world.  ...

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  • NTPGA Wins 2010 Texas Joe Black Cup Matches

    When it comes to predicting a winner of the annual Texas Joe Black Cup Matches, the safe money is always on the home team — the visitor has won the matches only seven times in the 30-year history of the tournament, and the 2010 matches followed the trend. The Northern Texas PGA hosted the 2010 competition at Four Seasons Resort & Club in Las C ...

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  • Texas Golf Hall of Fame to Exhibit Golf's Greatest Trophies

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Golf fans passing through Texas will have a historic opportunity to catch of glimpse of the game's most prestigious trophies. To celebrate the opening of the new Texas Golf Hall of Fame and induction of the 2010 class, the original Wanamaker Trophy (PGA Championship) and exact replicas from The Masters, U.S. Open, Open Championship ...

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  • Callaway Golf Introduces X-24 Hot Irons

    Featuring a flashy brilliant orange cavity badge, a color similar to something Rickie Fowler would sport on Sundays, the new Callaway Golf X-24 Hot Irons are the company’s latest installment of the popular X-Series. Touted as the most accurate irons in the history of the series, the new X-24 Hot Irons produce faster ball speeds across the clubfa ...

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