North Carolina News & Events

  • 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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  • New-Look Sedgefield Ready For Wyndham Championship

    When McConnell Golf purchased Sedgefield Country Club in early 2011, its new owner recognized significant improvements to the longtime host site of the Wyndham Championship would be necessary in order to help restore the club to its former glory. Numerous, well-publicized upgrades were made prior to the 2011 Wyndham, while others are ongoing. Most significan ...

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  • Golf Tournament Benefits Warrior Awareness

    SPRING LAKE, N.C. - On Sunday, Sept. 9, active and former military men and women, touring and PGA professionals as well as amateur players tee up at Anderson Creek Golf Course in support of the Serenity Ridge 2nd Annual Warrior Pro-Am Tournament. The Serenity-Ridge Pro-Am was established to recognize the soldiers who serve or have served in our armed forces ...

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  • Bank On It: Soak In North Carolina Coast With Fall Golf Package

    OUTER BANKS, N.C. - Last Autumn, a five-round, four-night golf adventure along North Carolina's northeastern barrier islands was strategically chosen for its seaside positioning and potential windswept nature. The Wright Brothers came to the Outer Banks hoping for consistently faster winds and higher air density to help lift their "flying machine" off the sa ...

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  • Nationwide Facilities Help Take Your Daughter To The Course Week

    The PGA of America and the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) are encouraging everyone to introduce daughters, granddaughters and nieces to the game of golf during Take Your Daughter to the Course Week, July 9-15. More than 1,000 participating facilities across the country will offer free green fees to girls accompanied by a paying adult, with m ...

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  • EWGA Championship Series Semifinals Set

    EWGA, an organization enabling current and aspiring business and professional women to connect through golf, will host its 17th Annual Championship Series starting this month. The event is the world's largest women's amateur golf competition. More than 2,400 women will participate in the championship series, which starts with individual chapter championship ...

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