Indiana News & Events

  • Inaugural Web.com Tour finals headed to Fort Wayne's Sycamore Hills Golf Club

    Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Ind., will host the debut of the “Web.com Tour Finals” on Aug. 26-Sept. 1, Western Golf Association and PGA Tour officials have announced. The Hotel Fitness Championship will be the biggest golf tournament played in the Hoosier State in 2013 and will bring an estimated $4-5 million in economic impact.The Ho ...

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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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  • Hotel Fitness Championship Tournament Director Named

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Duke Butler IV will serve as tournament director of the new Hotel Fitness Championship, to be held Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2013, at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne. Butler will head the day to day operations of the championship for the Western Golf Association, which is conducting the event, said Vince Pellegrino, WGA vice president of t ...

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  • Fort Wayne Hosting New Web.com Tour Finals

    PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem today announced the tournaments, sites and dates for three of the events in 2013 that will comprise the newly-created Web.com Tour Finals, which will finalize the 50 players who earn PGA TOUR playing privileges for the 2013-14 season and their eligibility positions under the TOUR’s enhanced qualifying system.  A f ...

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  • Montagano and Foster Get a Win

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. - Chris Montagano and Ivan Foster began the day just one shot out of the lead at the Indiana PGA Team Championship at Purgatory Golf Club.  As the day progressed, Foster's putter kept getting hotter and the team proved to be a force to be reckoned with.  Montagano and Foster posted a two-day total of 129, with an impressive 63 com ...

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  • Friday Tee Times Moved Up For 2nd Round of BMW Championship

    Tee times for the second round of the 2012 BMW Championship on Friday, Sept. 7 at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., have been moved up due to a threat of severe weather in the area on Friday afternoon, Western Golf Association tournament officials have announced. The previously scheduled tee times will be three hours, 15 minutes earlier, with groups ...

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