Golf News for February 23, 2017

Topgolf donated 11,000 left- and right-handed golf clubs, 600 yards of turf squares and 21,000 golf balls to the troops.
Topgolf donated 11,000 left- and right-handed golf clubs, 600 yards of turf squares and 21,000 golf balls to the troops.

Golf Retail Sales Associate — Having recently acquired Goflsmith, DICK’S Sporting Goods is seeking a part-time golf sales associate in the Golf department to join our team in Bangor.

Don’t Try This at Home! — Remember that time Phil Mickelson performed his signature Flop Shot over his 6’4″ short game coach Dave Pelz? Yeah, you can’t do that…

Golf doesn’t have to be four days, 72 holes and stroke play — The event was the World Super 6 and it featured a 54-hole cut, after which the surviving golfers played each other in match play. Not 18-hole matches, mind, you, but six-hole matches. In some ways, it is like fooling with the fundamental forces of nature, because we all know that 72 holes of stroke play is the measure of a golfer? Or is it?

Why a successful Ian Poulter comeback is so vital for golf — Poulter lives for the Ryder Cup. And why wouldn’t he? It’s the game’s biggest stage. His performances in the biennial event have backed up his passion, as Poulter has been Europe’s catalyst and workhorse since he began qualifying for the event.

Topgolf Recycles Golf Equipment to Entertain Military Troops — Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® is putting its gently used golf equipment to good use. Today the company formally announced its partnership with Bunkers in Baghdad, a New York-based charitable organization that ships supplies to overseas troops seeking leisure-time entertainment and/or physical rehabilitation.

5 of the best announcer calls in golf history — On the 37th anniversary of the famous, “Do you believe in miracles?!” call by Al Michaels at the 1980 Olympics, we highlight five of the best announcer calls in golf history.


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