Golf tip of the week: Club fitting 101 — The fact is, very few golfers own a real set of custom clubs. Buying a set of golf clubs from a box store and referring to them as being custom fit is like baking a birthday cake from a box and saying you made it from scratch.
“Inc.” magazine: “Why Golf’s Future is Brighter than Media Portrays” — “When you talk to golfers, many will tell you that they “only wish they’d started playing earlier.” This is happening. In 2015, over 2M new golfers took up the game, many of whom were junior-age.”
Oregon superintendents use tee time donations to help fund research assistant position at Oregon State — Oregon superintendents donated tee times at 19 courses throughout the state in 2016, including a highly regarded stay-and-play package at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and rounds at Bend Golf and Country Club.
Has Gene Sarazen’s 1950 Masters medallion turned up on Reddit? — Although it’s impossible to verify from a photograph, the medallion looks remarkably like the other medals that were given out that year to each of the players in the tournament, some of which have gone up for auction.
United Airlines says leggings aren’t appropriate for travel, but are they OK for golf? — Several women on the LPGA Tour are taking a stand when it comes to sporting a more athletic look while teeing it up.
Tom Brady plays golf with Jordan Spieth at Augusta before Masters — In Jordan Spieth’s world, figuring it out means teeing it up with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank and Augusta National member Jimmy Dunne for 18 holes.