Adapting to a new generation of golfers

Golf Industry / July 8, 2021
City Tour teams up with Gillette Deodorant

City Tour teams up with Gillette Deodorant

By Nextgengolf

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Topics: Sponsors City Championship City Tour Sponsorship

Golf Industry / April 23, 2021
4 places to find charity golf tournaments

4 places to find charity golf tournaments

By Kris Hart

Playing in golf tournaments are fun, especially when you are competing with friends and raising money
for a great cause. Most people that play in charity events get invitations from friends and family
associated with the charity, but for those of us just looking to compete and give back, I listed some
resources to find charity golf tournaments in your area.

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Golf Industry / April 23, 2021
The best options for golf internships

The best options for golf internships

By Kris Hart

If you are looking to work in the golf industry, internship experience is a significant advantage. The good news is that many golf companies hire interns during the fall, spring, and summer. Even if you are looking to work in marketing and sales as a career, having a golf operations internship with the PGA, AJGA or USGA can certainly benefit your career. Getting any internship experience, especially at a well-known golf company, can help you get a golf job since many of the largest companies in golf know one another and send talent to each other’s organizations. The below article highlights information about the different types of golf internships available.

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Golf Industry / April 15, 2021
What to expect at City Tour tournaments in 2021

What to expect at City Tour tournaments in 2021

By Connor Brown

We are excited that the City Tour will continue to operate at courses across the country.  While the start of the season will be similar to last year as far as tournament operations go, we hope to be back to somewhat normalcy at some point this summer. Please see below for a overview on how tournaments will look this year and what you can expect when coming out to participate!

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Golf Industry / February 9, 2021
5 Best Golf Photos and Accounts to Follow on Instagram

5 Best Golf Photos and Accounts to Follow on Instagram

By Kris Hart

Photo Credit: Matt Hahn 
 
Many of us are visual learners and instagram has done an amazing job curating photography and videos into a highly engaging platform. I love going on instagram to see pictures of golf courses, their beauty and the landscapes that exist in the world around the game of golf. Since there is a lot of noise out there on instagram and many people have accounts where they share golf photogrpahy, I thought we would identify the 5 best golf photos and accounts on instagram. We will highlight the amazing individuals behind this work and where to follow them to see their work in action. Enjoy!
 
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Golf Industry / January 25, 2021
Srixon ZX Irons: Why upgrading your irons will improve your game

Srixon ZX Irons: Why upgrading your irons will improve your game

By Connor Brown

All new for 2021, Srixon has recently launched the ZX line of irons. Having three distinct models, the ZX line offers something for everyone. If you are thinking about new irons for 2021, your search should start and stop at Srixon ZX irons. Every Srixon iron is #BuiltForDistance while offering so many options for customization and getting the right iron in your hand for your best game in 2021. 

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Topics: sponsor Golf Equipment

Golf Industry / December 13, 2020
5 last minute golf gifts

5 last minute golf gifts

By Kris Hart

Finding gifts for golfers is tough! My wife always tells me that I am impossible to shop for because I buy golf stuff on my own and she has trouble finding golf gifts which I do not already have. I guess when you work in the golf industry you get a lot of different golf gifts so it's hard to find items which are special. Given the holidays are coming up, we wanted to showcase some last minute golf gifts for the golfer in your life. We worked to provide some discounts to help you save a few dollars too. Below highlights 5 unique and last minute golf gifts that any golfer could use.

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Golf Industry / November 17, 2020
What to expect at the 2020 City Tour Championship

What to expect at the 2020 City Tour Championship

By Ben Tyler

We are excited for the 2020 City Tour Championship to take place at Kiawah December 4-6th.  In preparation for the event, we felt it would be important to explain how the event will be operated given the unique nature of 2020.  Below you will find the Operational Guidelines along with on-site operations.  The City Tour team is looking forward to a great event and we are here to help you prepare and answer any questions. 

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Golf Industry / October 9, 2020
Become a Rapsodo Golf Ambassador

Become a Rapsodo Golf Ambassador

By Chelsea Sedlar

One of the most notable changes in the golf industry over the past decade has been increased access to technology. With technology readily available, there is an increased use of training aids, range finders, indoor putting greens, launch monitors. Recreational golfers have more tools at their disposal than ever before, but sometimes it is difficult finding one that will be most beneficial to your game. This article will highlight a relatively newer brand called Rapsodo and how they have developed a following through ambassadors in local communities to understand and improve a golfer's game through a mobile launch monitor. 

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Golf Industry / September 18, 2020
Worst Golf Course Reviews

Worst Golf Course Reviews

By Matthew Thompson

Some golf courses are good, and others are great. However, many of the courses out there need some major improvements and players' experiences have been extremely negative. We dug into the web to find some of the Worst Golf Course Reviews. Enjoy reading some of these beauties! 

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Topics: Golf Course golf courses

Golf Industry / September 4, 2020
Golf Club Insurance?

Golf Club Insurance?

By Ben Tyler

We all have things of value to us that are important to protect. In some cases, golf clubs might be at the top of the list especially with the increasing cost of new toys each year. In the unfortunate circumstances that your golf clubs are stolen, damaged or lost in travel, you can now have the coverage necessary to take the stress out of the situation. Traverse Insurance, powered by Travelers, offers plans for you to protect the things you love from a cell phone to your golf clubs. I personally have never thought about golf club insurance, but having traveled with golf clubs numerous times, this seems like a no brainer.

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Golf Industry / July 14, 2020
4 Best Golf Belts

4 Best Golf Belts

By Connor Brown

Adding style to your wardrobe is not easily done. When I am looking to add a little bit of personality to my golf style without having to totally change the complete outfit, I look to my belt to make a statement. I’m not talking about a white belt or an Anthony Kim belt buckle, I am talking about a few companies that make the absolute best belts. Whether it is a logo’d belt from your favorite course or something that matches your personality, take a look at these 4 best golf belts to add to your belt loops this season. 

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Golf Industry / June 29, 2020
The best custom golf bags you can order

The best custom golf bags you can order

By Matt Weinberger

I have helped hundreds of high school and college teams order custom golf bags over the past 5 years. We have worked with several partners to fulfill orders and no matter who I work with I receive the same questions. I thought it would be helpful for any coaches and club president's looking to order custom bags to learn more about what you should be looking for and questions to consider. With that said, here are the most important questions to ask yourself when planning your custom golf bags and insight on the best custom golf bags you can order.

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Golf Industry / June 24, 2020
Best speakers for your golf cart

Best speakers for your golf cart

By Connor Brown

Music has been an increasingly big part of the golf experience. Recently on a trip to Myrtle Beach, we were able to directly link our phones to the speakers built into the cart and have music at a comfortable level and enjoyed by just our cart. Even though that was a fantastic experience, not all carts are equipped with speakers. If you are looking to have music on the course this season, these are some of the best speakers you can have on the course. 

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Golf Industry / June 1, 2020
What to expect at City Tour tournaments in 2020

What to expect at City Tour tournaments in 2020

By Connor Brown

We are excited that the City Tour will continue to operate at courses across the country.  While the start of the season was pushed back, we have rescheduled tournament dates and added new courses in each city to have around the same number of total tournaments. The City Tour Championship at Kiawah Resort will still take place during the originally scheduled dates in early December.

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