New from the PGA Show for Women Golfers
- Nancy Berkley watches trends for women golfers. At the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida, Berkley spotted four trends and new products: cool golf shoes, ladies and junior apparel, belts, grips, and a handy way to hang your golf bag out of the way.
Are We Losing the Battle for Women Golfers?
- Nancy Berkley has problems with the "battle" metaphor, suggesting there is an overall plan with goals, strategy and a real commitment of energy and financial resources. Find out more about the "battle" and the answers.
Junior Golf is Great for Young Women
- Hillary Harper, an intern, witnesses the influence and impact the South Carolina Junior Golf Association has on the lives of young women golfers that are looking to improve in the game of golf, seeing the importance of starting at a young age in a golf career.
Onward and Upward - Leading Indicators of Women and Junior Girls Golf
Three golf events held this summer specifically for women and junior-girl golfers indicate that women and girls are more interested in golf. Is it a blip or a trend? Nancy Berkley reviews the statistics and makes her observations about today's female golfers and their future.
Golfers - The Next Generation
I come from a golfing family. So the natural question for the family is which kid in the next generation is going to carry on the tradition. 'The Boy' is the natural choice as he's really good at hitting stuff with a stick and for a young lad he's seems to be naturally athletic. With that in mind my parents bought him a set of junior clubs.
Kim Kincer, First Female PGA/PGM TM Director in Nation
- Kim Kincer, a member of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) who guided Eastern through the PGA accreditation process, will direct the program.
An Interview with Miss USA - "Kentucky, Donald Trump and Women's Golf - All Winners
Miss USA, Tara Elizabeth Conner, Golf Fanatic, on how she became interested in golf, what celebrity would be in her foursome, and what she would wear to a "Golf Outfit Competition" at a beauty pageant.
What Women Want - from Golf
Women in The Golf Industry (WIGI) announces the release of a White Paper: What Women Want - from Golf for the benefit of golf operators and those in the golf business who wish to attract more women customers.
One approach to teaching golf to children.
There are many opinions on the right way to teach golf to children. This approach combines the playful nature of children with their desire to be successful. With an emphasis on using the proper equipment and gradually introducing technique, the junior golfer may avoid the frustration that comes from trying to master too much, too soon.
Golf clubs that grow with your child!
Rudy Duran, who was Tiger Woods' first golf coach from ages 4-10, has called the Accu-Length "The best junior golf club I've ever seen." Voted the Best New Product of the Show in the Equipment Category at the 2005 PGA Merchandise Show, the Accu-Length Expandable Pro Quality Junior Golf Club System is the first and only golf clubs designed to grow with your child.
Play Golf America may be coming to a city near you. The markets of focus in 2005 include: Long Island; Chicago, Ill.; Houston, Texas; Philadelphia, Pa.; San Diego, Calif.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Columbus, Ohio; Baltimore, Md.; Denver, Colo.; and Nashville, Tenn.
Rosemary Johnson visited a Play Golf America event recently in Greensboro, N.C. and files this report.
A Lesson from Lopez
“One particular Saturday in my life stands out in my mind as if it were only yesterday. Let’s just say it was one of those "light bulb" kind of days.”...“here I was...paired with the soon to be Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez during an LPGA event”...“the butterflies were in my stomach and I was anxious to get started.”
Mars & Venus on the Golf Course
LPGA Professional Debbie Steinbach, aka Venus, brings us back to Earth. As a general rule, men and women play golf for different reasons, have different styles and different priorities. But, that doesn't mean they can't “play nice” together on the golf course.
New Years Advice - Sneezes Come in Twos
A handful of golf tips from Annika Sorenstam and a bucketful of advice and encouragement from Debbie Waitkus, founder of Golf for Cause.
LPGA Professional Debbie Steinbach, aka Venus, has developed a breakthrough method that revolutionizes the way women learn to play golf. Fundamentals of Golf
is based on the theory that men and women are different both physically and psychologically. Steinbach has created a new golf instruction DVD series that promotes teaching golf from a woman's viewpoint.
|Ty Votaw, former Commissioner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association was the recent convocation speaker at Georgetown College. In this excellent article, Ty shares with us the 5 Rules and Principles for the LPGA that he adopted from his father. We also learn how Ty "connected the dots" to end up in his current position.|
|Why would anyone want to live on a golf course? Who are we kidding? Who wouldn't? IBIS Golf and Country Club, West Palm Beach's newest golf community, has something to fit every taste. And when you're living at "The Most Women-Friendly Club in America", everything tastes a little better.
Rainy Day Golf
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Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Katie Couric, and many others shared their thoughts about opportunities and challenges facing women today.
What can a golf resort do when the weather doesn’t cooperate? What do golfers like to do when they can’t play golf? They like to do something related to golf. Here are some ideas to help keep a rainy day from ruining the day.
Golf is a Game for Life (Teaching Golf to Children)
One great thing about golf is that it is a game that can be learned at any age. One Kentucky PGA Professional, Jack Ridge, has long been creating programs and products to encourage more people to play golf. Here we share with you some of Jack's tips on teaching young golfers.
Golf is a Game of Life (Teaching Golf to Children)
Sports have been traditional vehicles for teaching life lessons, but today, sport at its highest levels, is played in an atmosphere where we have a preponderance of athletes who deny they have responsibility to be role models, let alone idols of the young.
There is, however, a sport that not only continues to teach positive life lessons, but also depends on an adherence to them for its very existence. That sport, of course, is golf.
Annika Sorenstam - Colonial Lessons
Annika Sorenstam - Land of Awes
View from a Tour Caddy - Chapter 8 - 2003 US Women’s Open
View from a Tour Caddy - Chapter 9 - The Year of the Veteran
"...human beings suffer pain, sickness, childbirth, family changes, and multiple other distractions. These two phenomenal competitors have overcome their own obstacles, in continuing to dominate Women's Golf at the highest level."
View from a Tour Caddy - Chapter 10 - Inside the Ropes
View from a Tour Caddy - 2003 Summary
Golf For Women
Ben Hogan Outlet
Trade In, Trade Up to Certified Preowned Callaway Golf Clubs!