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Golf Industry / December 28, 2016
Year in Review: 4 Events that Shaped the Golf World in 2016

Year in Review: 4 Events that Shaped the Golf World in 2016

By Connor Brown

 There were many things to happen in the golf world in 2016. From dramatic and exciting tournaments to the death of a golf legend, golf was shaped in a multitude of different ways this past year. As our Year in Review, let's take a look at four of the events that effected the golf world.

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Topics: Golf

Golf Industry / December 23, 2016
Chef's Cut Debuts Jerky Sticks

Chef's Cut Debuts Jerky Sticks

By Travis Richardson

It's been a little over a year since Nextgengolf started working with Chef's Cut, providing delicious jerky snack packs at all NCCGA and City Tour tournaments. The packs have been a huge hit with golfers, the perfect snack to put in your golf bag and provide that energy boost for the final nine holes.

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Topics: Chef's Cut

Golf Industry / December 21, 2016
Our Best Golf Instagram Posts of the Year

Our Best Golf Instagram Posts of the Year

By Travis Richardson

We here at Nextgengolf have had a lot of fun on Instagram this year. Between the Nextgengolf account and the NCCGA one, its been a busy year with photos of students, teams, champions, courses, and more. As the year comes to a close, we wanted to countdown our Top 5 golf Instagram posts of 2016.

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Topics: instagram

Golf Industry / December 13, 2016
Change to Rules of Golf Being Implemented in 2017

Change to Rules of Golf Being Implemented in 2017

By Nick Heyrman

Every four years, the United States Golf Association (USGA, now partnering with the R&A) releases a revision to the Rules of Golf. The changes can range from a small revision of a rule to the addition of a new rule or the elimination of a rule. In a rare, but not unprecedented move, the USGA and R&A announced the addition of a local rule to the 2016-2019 edition of the Rules of Golf.

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Topics: golf rules

Golf Industry / December 13, 2016
10 Last Minute Golf Gifts for Your Golfer

10 Last Minute Golf Gifts for Your Golfer

By Travis Richardson

The holidays are quickly approaching, and now is the time when panic normally sets in: "I HAVEN'T BOUGHT ANY GIFTS YET!" We here at Nextgengolf are not here to scold, we're here to help (well, if you have a golfer on your list). We've put together 10 last minute golf gifts for the golfer on your list.

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Golf Industry / December 2, 2016
Can Music Help You Win Your Next Golf Tournament?

Can Music Help You Win Your Next Golf Tournament?

By Colby Morris


Approaching the 18th tee box during your most recent golf tournament,and all you can think to yourself is to not shank this drive.  In the pressure situation of being tied with your opponent on the last hole, you can put a lot of stress on yourself and throw your mechanics off.  How can you relieve this stress you ask?  Playing music.

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Topics: Music Golf Tournament

Golf Industry / November 30, 2016
4 Ways Srixon and Cleveland Golf Clubs Improved My Game

4 Ways Srixon and Cleveland Golf Clubs Improved My Game

By Matt Weinberger

We're always hearing from players in the NCCGA and City Tour tournaments that the Srixon Z-Star and Z-Star XV balls they receive are the best balls they have ever played. With the inaugural Srixon/Cleveland Golf Ambassador program coming to a close, where players from across the country played the equipment all year, it’s a perfect time to reflect on just how great the clubs are as well.

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Topics: Srixon Cleveland Golf

Golf Industry / November 28, 2016
The Top 10 Spring Break Destinations For Golfers

The Top 10 Spring Break Destinations For Golfers

By Colby Morris

Spring Break is just around the corner, so it’s time to start booking your trips!  Get ahead of the game so you don’t have to worry come crunch time. Planning is key to your vacation, so make sure you analyze what location will fit you best, the lodging and transportation situation, and of course the golf scene.  With many people headed to the top spring break destinations to play golf, take a look at some of the premiere courses that you could play at during your Spring Break trips!

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Topics: spring break

Golf Industry / November 10, 2016
Top 5 Golf Jerks (no, not those kind of jerks)

Top 5 Golf Jerks (no, not those kind of jerks)

By Travis Richardson

Here at Nextgengolf we like to celebrate the best players in the NCCGA.  We also don’t mind celebrating the biggest jerks too. Ok, these players and course staff aren’t real jerks, but they sure loved the Chef’s Cut jerky they received this season.

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Topics: Chef's Cut

Golf Industry / October 21, 2016
My Experience as a Srixon Ambassador

My Experience as a Srixon Ambassador

By Nextgengolf

The Cleveland Golf and Srixon Ambassador program has been a blast to be a part of this year.  I have been using the Srixon Z-Star XV golf ball for the last several years along with Cleveland wedges, but this was my first opportunity to try out any of their other clubs. Srixon Ambassador Program

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Topics: Srixon

Golf Industry / October 14, 2016
5 Golf Discounts Our Community Can Receive

5 Golf Discounts Our Community Can Receive

By Matt Weinberger

Whether you are looking to treat yourself, a friend, or a family member with a great gift (hint, hint, the holidays are just around the corner), look no further than some of the top items you can save up to 50% on using the Nextgengolf discount. Here are our five favorite items!

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Golf Industry / October 6, 2016
5 Reasons Why Club Golf Teams Should Have a Golf Coach

5 Reasons Why Club Golf Teams Should Have a Golf Coach

By Kris Hart

One of the best parts about being a club golfer is that the students call the shots. It is a difficult job being a Club President, especially for those large golf clubs on campus like the University of Delaware which has over 125 players in the club! As a NCCGA Club President, I would encourage you to think about having a golf coach for your team this fall. Since some of the most successful teams in the NCCGA have golf coaches, I thought it would be worthwhile to highlight 5 reasons why your team should consider getting a coach.

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Topics: Club Golf

Golf Industry / September 30, 2016
The 2016 Ryder Cup Comes to Minnesota

The 2016 Ryder Cup Comes to Minnesota

By Nextgengolf

The Ryder Cup is here! This Biennial golf event between the Europeans and Americans is coming to Hazeltine National Golf Club located in Chaska, Minnesota, a Twin Cities suburb.

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Topics: Ryder Cup

Golf Industry / September 21, 2016
2016 City Tour Championship Crowns New Champions

2016 City Tour Championship Crowns New Champions

By Travis Richardson

Seaview Golf Resort in Atlantic City made for a great setting for the 2016 City Tour Championship, and the golfers more than kept up their end of the bargain with some fantastic play over 36-holes.

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Topics: city tour championship City Tour

Golf Industry / September 15, 2016
The Pitt6 City Tour Team Keeps Club Golfers Together

The Pitt6 City Tour Team Keeps Club Golfers Together

By Travis Richardson

One of the main inspirations behind starting the City Tour in 2014 was a question we kept getting asked frequently by graduating club golfers.

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Topics: city tour championship City Tour

Golf Industry / September 14, 2016
Team FOD Enters City Tour Championship as #1 Team in Field

Team FOD Enters City Tour Championship as #1 Team in Field

By Travis Richardson

The top-ranked team at this year's City Tour Championship will be Team FOD from Pittsburgh.

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Topics: city tour championship City Tour

Golf Industry / September 14, 2016
Dallas City Tour Team On Call in Atlantic City

Dallas City Tour Team On Call in Atlantic City

By Travis Richardson

One of the most overlooked parts of planning an event is emergency preparation. How would you react if (blank) happened? Luckily it hasn't happened before, but if there's a medical emergency at this year's City Tour Championship you can count on Team Balls Deep to snap into action.

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Topics: city tour championship City Tour

Golf Industry / September 14, 2016
Cleveland Set to Release New RTX-3 Golf Wedges

Cleveland Set to Release New RTX-3 Golf Wedges

By Travis Richardson

Already known as having some of the best wedges in golf, on September 16th Cleveland Golf will launch its newest wedge technology in the form of the RTX-3.

Ever since the announcement was made last month and Cleveland Golf began sharing pictures and promoting the launch, dozens of people in the Nextgengolf community have reached out to me asking how and when they can get their hands on these new beauties.  

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Golf Industry / September 13, 2016
Team Big Booty Ready to Take on Seaview at City Tour Championship

Team Big Booty Ready to Take on Seaview at City Tour Championship

By Travis Richardson

The words to describe Team Big Booty, which qualified for the 2016 City Tour Championship out of New York, can best be summed up in their expectations for the weekend.

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Topics: city tour championship City Tour

Golf Industry / September 12, 2016
Ship Sticks Helps Teams Ship Golf Clubs to City Championship

Ship Sticks Helps Teams Ship Golf Clubs to City Championship

By Travis Richardson

One of the unique perks of working for Nextgengolf is that at each National Championship event we run, there's always a little time before the tournament begins to play golf. It's a great time to see the course, see any potential issues (such as places for shuttles), and just have some fun.

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Topics: sponsor Ship Sticks