CaddyTrek Newsletter April 2017

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2017 Masters Highlights The Masters began with an emotional ceremony to celebrate the legacy of Arnold Palmer. It was the first Masters since 1954 without “The King” presiding. The somber moment later turned into a duel, as Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia battled for supremacy. Read more → Team CaddyTrek Hits the Road Join us… Read more »

PGA tests use of distance measuring devices

PGA to Test the Use of Distance Measuring Devices (DMDs)

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The use of DMDs in competition by local rule has been in place since 2006. Although DMDs have become standard equipment for average golfers at state amateur events and even USGA competitions, they are still currently banned from PGA Tournaments. Last month, the USGA and R&A announced that it would allow DMDs during competition beginning… Read more »

2017 Masters

2017 Masters Review

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Golfing fans from around the globe were in anticipation of watching World Number One, Dustin Johnson, continue his winning streak with claiming another victory at this year Masters. But to everyone’s surprise, just as Johnson was about to join Bubba Watson and Jimmy Walker at the first tee, he decided to withdraw from the Masters…. Read more »

2017 Masters

Masters 2017 Expectations and Exemptions

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The top list of Augusta qualifiers are as expected: Jordan Spieth, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Hideki Matsuyama and Jason Day just to name a few. With only a week to make any minor adjustments to the 94-man field, The Masters will take place from April 6 through April 9. The Masters is the most exclusive… Read more »

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10 Down and 31 to Go…Who’s on top of the leader board so far with most wins? 2017 PGA Tour Champions SBS Tournament of Champions – Justin Thomas Sony Open in Hawaii – Justin Thomas CareerBuilder Challenge – Hudson Swafford Farmers Insurance Open – Jon Rahm Waste Mgmt. Phoenix Open – Hideki Matsuyama AT&T Pebble… Read more »

Golf Terms

Golf Terms: How to Sound Like a Pro Without Playing Like One

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Learning to play golf is one of the great challenges in all sports. Learning the game’s golf terms may be as difficult. The golf glossary has thousands of golf terms that cover every category known to the game. These categories include some of the following: The types of shots The results The golf course Golf… Read more »

Rules of Golf on Slow Play

Rules of Golf—Slow Play

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How long should it take you to hit a golf shot? It may sound like an easy question, but do you know the answer? Do some research and you’ll find a lot on the subject of “timing,” but not a whole lot on “time.” In the book “Golf’s 8 Second Secret: What Separates Golf’s Greatest… Read more »

Jordan Spieth wins the 2017 AT&T Pan-Am tournament

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2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Tournament Winner 23-Year Old, Jordan Spieth Wins His Ninth PGA Tour Win! AT&T Pro-Am Golf Tournament pairs top TOUR professionals with Hollywood celebrities, renowned musicians and captains of industry.  The purse—$7 million, with  proceeds benefiting Monterey Bay Charities. Going into the final round on Sunday, you’d think there’d be some… Read more »

2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am

2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

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Highlights, Results and Memorable Moments of the 2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am 1st Event (2-7-17): 7th Annual Chevron Shootout The $100,000 charity competition turned into a special putting contest indoors at The Lodge due to weather conditions.  Teams competed for $20,000 per a hole to go to designated charity. Teams consisted of: golf pro D.A. Points… Read more »

2016 World Golf Awards

2016 World Golf Awards

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Clubhouse of the Year: The Club at Steyn City Golf Course, South Africa The stylishly decorated club house features dramatic vaulted, cellar-like ceilings and marble floors that enhance the beautifully appointed lounge and dining areas. A project by award-winning Boogertman & Partners Architects, the clubhouse has been completed and comprises 3 000m² of occupied space…. Read more »

CaddyTrek Newsletter January 2017

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2017 SBS Tournament of Champions Top 10 picks, how did they measure up? Thirty two players competed at the televised SBS Tournament of Champions, hosted at the Plantation Course at Kapalua in Hawaii this past weekend. The top ten were picked before the start, how well did they do and where did they finish? Read… Read more »

Origin of the Masters Green Jacket

The History of the Masters Green Jacket

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If you’re a fan of golf, then you’re familiar with the Masters Green Jacket. We have all seen or at least have heard about the famous Green Jacket, but many of you may not know the history behind it. Let’s go back in time to when the Green Masters Jacket was first introduced and before… Read more »