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Weekend Specials at Bella Vista
Bella Vista GC in Gilbertsville has a number of specials for the upcoming holiday weekend. Friday, July 2nd: 6am-8am Early Bird Special is $37 w/cart, $30 Senior w/cart . Sunday, July 4th: After 2pm, play $27 with cart. Monday, July 5th: Regular weekday rates!
Three Local Pros Qualify for PGA Championship
The PGA Professional National Championship concluded on Wednesday afternoon in French Lick, IN. PGA Member and University of Illinois men’s golf coach Mike Small took home his second consecutive title by three stokes. Small and 19 others qualified for the 2010 PGA Championship by way of their play this week. Fittingly, with the golf spotlight on the Philadelphia area this week, three...
Ladbrokes Sets Tiger as Big Favorite for Open...
Ladbrokes, the London-based gambling company, has Tiger Woods as an overwhelming 3/1 favorite to win the Open Championship. Phil Mickelson and Lee Westwood follow at 14/1, with Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington and Rory McIlroy at 16/1.
AT&T National Pairings Posted
The pairings for rounds 1 and 2 of the AT&T National at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square have been posted. Despite severing ties with Tiger Woods as a sponsor, the AT&T National tournament still benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation, which is why Tiger is playing this week. And it’s a good thing because the event desperately needs some star power. Woods, local boy Jim Furyk,...
You dream of being in that position but when you’re in that position,...– Graeme McDowell on his final round in the 2010 U.S. Open
Club Review - Callaway FT-iZ Driver Review
Callaway FT-iZ Driver (9 degree, stiff flex tested) Suggested Retail: $399 http://www.callawaygolf.com Overall: 3.5/5 Distance: 3/5 Accuracy: 4/5 Look: 3/5 Workability: 2/5 Summary: The Callaway FT-iZ Driver is a very good driver that should most appeal to the mid-handicap player. The first thing I noticed about the 460 cc Callaway FT-iZ driver is that it does a very good job of minimizing...
Kerr Dominates Field for 2nd Major
Although likely buried deep in the back pages of the sports section, Cristie Kerr picked up her second career major championship on Sunday in what was golf’s most dominant four-round performance of the year. Kerr’s closing round 66 gave her a 19 under total at the LPGA Championship and a 12-stroke victory - the second largest victory of all-time in an LPGA Tour major (Louise Suggs won...
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Broad Run Golfer's Club Sunday Special
Broad Run GC is offering a buy one greens fee, get one 50% off special for tomorrow, Sunday, June 27th after 11am. Tee times are available from their website.
What Are the Top 10 Courses on the 2010 PGA TOUR?
What if you could play any course on the PGA TOUR’s 2010 Schedule? Which ten would you want to play? Our list would look something like this: Augusta National GC Pebble Beach Golf Links St. Andrews Links Muirfield Village GC Riviera Country Club Quail Hollow Club Whistling Straits TPC at Sawgrass Aronimink GC TPC Boston What is your Top 10?
Scotland Run 4th of July Special
Play Scotland Run for just $70 (including cart) from 12 noon on Sunday or Monday, July 4th & 5th. That’s a savings of up to $35. Tee times are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Call the Golf Shop today to reserve your time at 856-863-3737.
I would be comfortable with the fairways. I would be comfortable with the depth...– Jack Nicklaus on why he had so much success at the U.S. Open in his career (4 wins, 4 runner-ups).
Limbaugh Next Haney Project
Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh has been tabbed for the third season of the Golf Channel’s Haney Project. Limbaugh will follow the footsteps of Charles Barkley and Ray Romano. Hopefully Hank Haney can put an end to his current teaching cold streak and find some success with Limbaugh. Shooting begins at the end of this year and will air in the Spring of 2011.
Philly Golf Discounts and Specials Added!
Be sure to check out our Discounts and Specials page for a number of new offerings from some great Philly area courses!
CNBC Report Sheds Light on Tiger's Endorsement...
CNBC’s Darren Rovell reports today that Tiger Woods might have lost as much as $30 million in endorsement deal money last year. Excerpts of what Rovell is reporting: Tiger Woods’ loss of endorsement income cost his management company IMG $4.6 million in fees, according to a confidential document reviewed by CNBC. The document provides the most comprehensive financial look into the...
Woods Heckled at Pebble
During Wednesday’s press conference Tiger was asked about the current state of his marriage. “That’s none of your business,” Woods told the reporter. On Thursday as Woods reached the midway point of his first round at Pebble Beach an outspoken fan responded: “It is our business, Tiger. You made it our business,” the fan yelled after Woods had teed off on the...
Mickelson, Woods Fail To Make Birdie
For the first time ever in their PGA TOUR careers playing in the same event, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods both failed to record a single birdie. Mickelson made four bogeys and 14 pars for a four-over 75. Woods fared one better, recording 15 pars against 3 bogeys, including a sloppy 6 on the 18th hole to finish his round.
Kimberton Golf Club Father's Day Special
Kimberton Golf Club has a nice Father’s Day Special going this Sunday that allows sons and daughters play free after 11 on Father’s day. Fathers, when you pay a greens fee this Sunday you are entitled to one free greens fee for a son or daughter! Additional children charged at the junior price regardless of age. Valid Sunday, June 20th after 11am.
Pebble Gets 2019 U.S. Open
The USGA announced this week that Pebble Beach Golf Links will once again host the U.S. Open in 2019. It will be the sixth time the iconic course has hosted a U.S. Open and it will coincide with the course’s 100th anniversary celebration.
That’s none of your business.– Tiger Woods at Tuesday’s U.S. Open press conference when asked by a reporter about the status of his marriage.
Erin Hills to Land 2017 U.S. Open
On Wednesday the USGA will announce that Erin Hills Golf Course, located 35 miles northwest of Milwaukee, will earn the 2017 U.S. Open. Erin Hills beat out Cog Hill #4 and may become the must stop Chicago area site for future Opens. The four year old course will join newcomer Chambers Bay Golf Club in Tacoma, Washington (2015) as first-time U.S. Open venues - very impressive given the age of...
In both those Opens (’92 and ’00) we had rain the first couple of days, and so...– Phil Mickelson expressing his concerns at Pebble Beach for this week’s U.S. Open.
How Phil Can Become #1 This Week?
Unlike the past two events that Phil Mickelson has played in, he does not need to win this week at the U.S. Open to claim the world’s top spot. Here are the scenarios in which Phil will pass Tiger Woods: • Phil wins, he’s the new No. 1. • Phil is 2nd alone, then he’s No. 1 if Tiger is outside the Top 4, • Phil is 3rd alone, then he’s No. 1 if Tiger is outside the Top 18. • If Tiger...
US Open Pairings Released
The USGA has released its pairings for Round 1 and 2 of the US Open, which begins this Thursday. They have created a number of very interesting groupings. Some of the best ones are listed below (all times are EDT): 10:55 a.m.-4:25 p.m. — Adam Scott, Australia; Geoff Ogilvy, Australia; Robert Allenby, Australia. 4:14 p.m.-10:44 a.m. — Sergio Garcia, Spain; Steve Stricker, Madison, Wis.; Paul...
Kimberton Golf Club Weekend Coupon
Kimberton Golf Club is offering a foursome rate of $140 for this weekend (June 12-13). At $35/player (including cart) this is a nice savings of $15 off their normal weekend morning rates. The deal is also good for $40/player for 1-3 players. The coupon can be used any time this weekend, but we suggest before 1pm to get the best value. You must present the coupon at check in (click READ MORE to...
Daly Sues Children's Charity and Others for 100M
Troubled golfer John Daly is asking for $100 million from a children’s charity, among others, for a 2007 injury at a Florida charity tournament, the Palm Beach Post reported Wednesday. Daly filed the suit two years ago after a woman jumped in front of him mid-swing at The Honda Classic causing a rib injury. “(Daly) suffered bodily injury and resulting pain and suffering, disability,...
Ranking the PGA TOUR's 2010 Tournaments from 1 to...
There are 46 events on the 2010 PGA TOUR schedule, so why not rank them from best to worst? We’ve broken them into seven tiers to help the process and we’ve factored in the host course, field strength, history and general public awareness for an event to determine the year’s best. For example, people at work may ask if you saw the great finish at The Open over the weekend but...
Tiger Opens as Favorite at Pebble
Tiger Woods has been listed as the favorite to win the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach next week. Woods is listed at 5-to-1 according to Las Vegas Sports Consultants, which sets the odds for major Las Vegas and international sports books. Mike Seba, a senior oddsmaker at Las Vegas Sports Consultants, said Woods has been listed as the favorite by his company at every major since after...
2010 - The Year of the Public Major
Did you know that 2010 is the first year that three of the modern majors were played on public-access courses? While certainly not cheap, anyone with the means to do so can play Pebble Beach, St. Andrews and Whistling Straight. Just don’t expect all four majors to be public in your life time.
I keep saying this until I’m blue in the face, it’s not the best field in golf....– USGA Executive Director David Fay commenting on the U.S. Open field.
Tiger Adds Australian Event to Schedule
Tiger Woods announced on his Web site Tuesday that he will play the Australian Masters on Nov. 11-14. Woods, the defending champion, closed last year with a 68 for a two-shot victory over Greg Chalmers. It was the last tournament he played before his Nov. 27 car accident and subsequent sex scandal.
Jack and Annika to Build Olympic Golf Course?
Arguably the two greatest golfers in their respective genders want to team up to design a new golf course in Brazil for the 2016 Olympic Games. Jack Nicklaus and Annika Sorenstam have written a letter to the International Golf Federation requesting they be considered as architects of the first Olympic golf course since 1904. “There’s not a public course in Brazil,” said Nicklaus, who believes it...
Better Days Ahead for Rickie Fowler
Young gun Rickie Fowler had the world in his palm on Sunday morning. He was leading the Memorial Tournament by 3 strokes heading into the final round and his beloved Cowboys of Oklahoma State were favorites to win the NCAA Team title that day against Augusta State. Rickie was hoping to celebrate victory on both fronts Sunday night and then parlay that into a U.S. Open bid on Monday at Sectional...
Monty Qualifies for British Open With 62
European Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie shot 62 to equal the course record around Sunningdale’s New Course on Monday to clinch a place at the British Open at St. Andrews in July. Ireland’s Shane Lowry won the 96-man qualifying event after carding 11 under to finish two shots clear of Andrew Coltart and Montgomerie, who will extend his unbroken run of Open appearances to 21, dating...
Are There Too Many "Open" Spots for the US Open?
The list of PGA TOUR pros not playing in this year’s U.S. Open is pretty impressive. The following big name players did not qualify for this year’s event: Rickie Fowler Justin Rose Rocco Mediate Boo Weekley Jason Day Jeff Overton Rod Pampling Tom Pernice, Jr. Bryce Molder Tim Petrovic D.J. Trahan Bubba Watson Scott Piercy Kevin Streelman Jeff Sluman Andres Romero Troy...
How do you not get the 33rd ranked player in? How is he not going to play in...– Ben Curtis commenting on Justin Rose, fresh off his Memorial Tournament victory, coming up short in Monday’s US Open Sectional Qualifying.
I think course management is critical here. I think the short game and the...– Phil Mickelson on playing Muirfield Village Golf Club at this week’s Memorial.
USGA Gives Vijay Special Exemption
As we mentioned before, Vijay Singh’s chances at competing in this year’s U.S Open weren’t looking too good, but he has been saved by the USGA. Singh won’t have to go through qualifying to play in the U.S. Open in two weeks at Pebble Beach. The U.S. Golf Association granted Singh an exemption on Wednesday. He was scheduled to play in the 36-hole qualifier on Monday, a...
Rain Delays Play at the Memorial
There is currently a rain delay at the Memorial. Play was suspended at 10:10am EST due to heavy rains. There is no word at this time when play will resume. All 60 players in the morning wave have teed off but no player has gotten more than 7 holes in. Andres Romero leads at -4 through 5 holes. Phil Mickelson is at -1 through 5, starting off of the back side. UPDATE: Play is set to resume at...
Mickelson, Woods Dominate Memorial Skins Game
Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods are both back on top of the golf world again - at least for today. Mickelson, playing with Kenny Perry, Ernie Els, Sean O’Hair and tournament host Jack Nicklaus, took all nine skins in the 9-hole exhibition at the Memorial Tournament that starts tomorrow. After the round Nicklaus claimed that he had Phil down for a 30 on the backside at Muirfield Village....
Muirfield Village to Get 2013 President's Cup
The Presidents Cup is coming to Muirfield Village in 2013, two officials said Tuesday. The Jack Nicklaus built course will have the distinction of hosting golf’s three biggest cup competitions: The Ryder Cup (1987), The Solheim Cup (1998) and now the President’s Cup, which pits an American Team vs. The Rest of the World (minus Europe). Nicklaus and PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem...
Wisler Wins Haverford Trust Classic
Chris Wisler of Tee-Up Golf Center won the Philadelphia Section PGA’s coveted Haverford Trust Company Classic yesterday by firing a 3 under par 69 at Sunnybrook Country Club (PhillyGolfGuide.com’s #13th ranked private course in the area). The Haverford Trust Classic is the event to win on the Philly Section’s schedule for one reason. Money. The Haverford Trust Company ponies...
In ‘01 and ‘02, I only got a total of 24 days off out of 730 days. I...– Paul Tesori commenting on his work schedule as Vijay Singh’s swing coach. Tesori now works for Sean O’Hair and gets 24 weeks off each year.
Any team without Sergio Garcia is a weaker one and by definition any team with...– Colin Montgomerie commenting on the struggling Sergio Garcia.