Adapting to a new generation of golfers

Golf Industry / April 23, 2020
Bucky Willett: Life as a Srixon Brand Ambassador

Bucky Willett: Life as a Srixon Brand Ambassador

By Bucky Willett

During this time of “social distancing” and “staying at home”, I thought I would reflect on my experience as a Srixon/Cleveland Golf Brand Ambassador thus far. Throughout this short time I have met several new people, learned all about two great companies, and I have made the switch to better.

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Golf Industry / April 17, 2020
Top 6 golf video games you can play

Top 6 golf video games you can play

By Connor Brown

The intersection of being a golfer and gamer can be tough sometimes, especially when the weather is nice. Do I play golf or do I pick up the controller and transport myself to a course I only have dreams of playing? Luckily for the past 20 years, I have been able to have both golf and video games together and this is the top video games that make golf more fun and enjoyable for everyone. 

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Golf Industry / April 14, 2020
6 of the worst golf hats of all time

6 of the worst golf hats of all time

By Kris Hart

We went to the depths of Ebay to search for some of the worst golf hats of all time. The funny thing about this is that I bet some people buy some of the hats below to go with a vintage look on the course. Here are the worst looking golf hats we could find. 

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Golf Industry / April 8, 2020
PGA Member volunteer opportunities with Nextgengolf

PGA Member volunteer opportunities with Nextgengolf

By Matt Weinberger

Volunteers at major golf tournaments are a must. Nextgengolf, a subsidiary of the PGA of America, operates events throughout the year at hundreds of course nationwide. We run championships for high school, collegiate, and young adult golfers at some of the countries top golf facilities.

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Golf Industry / April 2, 2020
My experience caddying on the LPGA Symetra Tour

My experience caddying on the LPGA Symetra Tour

By Chris Mari

I’ve been quite lucky in the golf industry bouncing around from one position to the other experiencing different paths you can take as an up and coming golf professional, but this time is a little different. As a teaching pro that’s just starting out, let’s be honest, you’re not going to make money right away and you need to find another stream of income. I never thought caddying a tour player would be on the table for that chance.

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Golf Industry / March 25, 2020
The best ways to enjoy golf at home

The best ways to enjoy golf at home

By Matt Weinberger

Whether you’re quarantining or just like to keep your game sharp while you’re at home, here are the best golf accessories to be used in the comforts of your own living room. 

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Golf Industry / January 2, 2020
5 most underrated PGA TOUR events for 2020

5 most underrated PGA TOUR events for 2020

By Oliver Mauk

The PGA Tour plays a tournament almost every weekend and nobody wants to watch them all. There are obvious tournaments to watch every year like The Players or the Tour Championship, but here are 5 underrated tournaments that you should watch this season. 

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Golf Industry / December 19, 2019
Why I love Imperial hats

Why I love Imperial hats

By Chris Noble

Looking good on a golf course, some may argue, is just as important as playing well. If you are like me, picking out the perfect hat or visor to compliment your outfit is crucial if you want to look your best. Imperial Headwear provides great fitting golf hats that are comfortable, cool and stylish. 

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Golf Industry / December 16, 2019
Srixon / Cleveland Golf Tour Professionals to watch in 2020

Srixon / Cleveland Golf Tour Professionals to watch in 2020

By Connor Brown

We all know that the official start of the PGA Tour calendar is the fall series but I already have my eyes set on January when some of the heavy hitting tournaments start to get rolling. In the months leading up to the condensed major season, there is a huge chance for players to make a push to put themselves on the top of the FedEx Cup standings and in the spotlight. Srixon/Cleveland Golf is no stranger to having their players on the biggest stages and there are a few that are going to have stand out seasons. 

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Golf Industry / November 27, 2019
Evaluating the best launch monitor for your game

Evaluating the best launch monitor for your game

By Matt Weinberger

There are a lot of options out there when it comes to finding your swing’s numbers.  As launch monitors become more and more popular, it’s become harder to understand how the products differentiate themselves.  Here are 3 ways to evaluate which brand and model works best for you.

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Golf Industry / October 25, 2019
2020 golf major host sites and what to expect

2020 golf major host sites and what to expect

By Oliver Mauk

After an exciting lineup of major championship courses last year that included all time favorites Pebble Beach and Bethpage Black, we turn the calendar to the 2020 season. Let's take a look at the venues that will host this year's majors and some things to expect at each tournament.  

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Golf Industry / October 21, 2019
How the Precision Pro has helped improve my golf experience

How the Precision Pro has helped improve my golf experience

By Connor Brown

A laser rangefinder is a must have in everyone’s golf bag. Whether it is getting the exact distance to the pin, getting distances to fixed points on the course or knowing your yardages, the NX9 from Precision Pro outperforms each and every rangefinder I’ve had. Here are 3 reasons Precision Pro has improved my golf experience. 

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Golf Industry / October 18, 2019
4 best golf lawn games

4 best golf lawn games

By Ron LoRicco

How many of you would love to improve your golf game, enjoy yourself while doing it, and never even have to leave your own home? Due to golf's rise in popularity, games are constantly being released for the public to improve their game and have fun in different ways. Below is our list for the best lawn golf games you can buy. 

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Golf Industry / August 9, 2019
4 reasons the new Srixon clubs deliver top performance

4 reasons the new Srixon clubs deliver top performance

By Oliver Mauk

For most of my life, I've been a TaylorMade guy. I used to love their drivers and woods and had a set of the Rocketbladez irons for about 5 years in high school and college. When I started working for Nextgengolf, it was good timing as my clubs were old and worn and it was time for a new set. 

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Golf Industry / July 25, 2019
How a PGA internship can help jump start your career in golf

How a PGA internship can help jump start your career in golf

By Ross Krapfel

The PGA of America is one of the largest sports organizations in the world with over 1,100 employees and around 29,000 PGA Professionals. They are based out of Palm Beach Gardens, FL but will move to Frisco, TX in 2022 when their new headquarters is complete. The PGA of America offers many types of internships and jobs all across the country from operations, marketing, diversity/inclusion, and more.

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