Beginners Guide to Golf Part 2

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If you missed out on Part 1 of this 2 part Beginners Guide to Golf, click here and to go back and read it before continuing on to Part 2. In last week’s Part 1, we covered the following: Golf Equipment for Beginners Learning to Play Playing the Golf Course Golf Etiquette This week in… Read more »

Beginners Guide to Golf Part 1

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new to golf? nO WORRIES…we have you covered! We have everything you need to know in this 2-part beginners guide to golf. What you’ll learn in Part 1: Golf Equipment for Beginners Learning to Play Playing the Golf Course Golf Etiquiteet Check back next week for Part 2: Rules of Golf Need to Know Golf… Read more »

FTR CADDYTREK NEWSLETTER, Summer XL Addition

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July 2018 Vol 6, Issue 7 The CaddyBelt – $99.95 The CaddyBelt connects to the handset featuring an additional sensor making switching between Follow and Marching modes easier than ever and hands free! NOTE: The CaddyBelt is NOT compatible with the original CT2000 model. Consider upgrading to an R2 (see details below). The CaddyBag –… Read more »

Economic Impact of Golf in US Today

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A coalition of golf’s governing bodies and industry partners known as “WE ARE GOLF” unveiled its latest U.S. Golf Economy Report the end of April of this year. The study consisted of their analysis of data from the 2016 season — and their comparison to their last report in 2011 — included a lot of… Read more »

GOLF’S NEW “MAJOR” RULES FOR 2019

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Effective January 1, 2019 the New Rules of Golf 2019 will go into effect. It’s been six years in the making since The Rules of Golf has changed and in less than six months, the new, modernized version of the Rules of Golf that will go into effect Jan. 1, 2019. With the objective of… Read more »

Golf: New World Tour Series Proposal…with massive prize money.

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In a recent article by Reuters, sources confirmed a new global golf circuit is being planned and is being called the biggest upheaval in the professional game in decades. A proposed World Golf Series has been in the planning stages for more than a year by the British-based World Golf Group. The group is aiming… Read more »

2018 KITCHENAID SENIOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

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The 79th KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship returned this week to Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, MI for the fourth time in six years! PURSE MONEY: The title sponsorship agreement between the PGA of America and KitchenAid will yield an enhanced purse. The purse for the 2018 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship will increase to $3,250,000 and… Read more »

FTR CADDYTREK NEWSLETTER, VOL 6 ISSUE 5

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May Newsletter MCILROY’S “POST-MASTERS” FUNK… After driving off Magnolia Lane following his disappointing finish in the Masters, Rory McIlroy basically went into hiding for seven days. “I went back home and sort of decompressed, binge watched a couple of shows, read a couple of books, drank a few bottles of wine,” McIlroy said. He did… Read more »

GOLF’S MOST DEBATABLE RULES

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The game of golf is mired with rules, so many that even professionals aren’t aware of all of them. Imagine that, a sport where professional athletes don’t know all the rules. Seems odd. But it’s hard to fault them, seeing the book of rules has nearly 200 pages of about 34 rules with about 100… Read more »

Tips for Reading the Green and Sinking More Putts

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What does ‘grain’ and ‘break’ of a green mean? When golfers talk about the grain of a green they are referring to the texture the grass makes by the direction it’s leaning. The break is the direction the green will try and pull your golf ball. Break is mostly influenced by the grain and topography of the green. For example, if you’re… Read more »