Spring Golfography Experience captures the splendor of Indian Wells Golf Resort
It was a picture perfect weekend for the Spring Golfography Experience at Indian Wells Golf Resort.
Photographers from across the country made their way around the Players and Celebrity courses with cameras in toe April 16-18 to learn more about the craft and to take their best shots of one of the most picturesque golf properties in Southern California.
Worldwide Golf Shops filling a variety of positions at stores across the country
If you’re passionate about golf, have an interest in equipment, apparel and accessories, and are eager to provide top-notch customer service, a job in retail just may be the right fit for you.
Worldwide Golf Shops is currently looking to hire new team members at its 80 locations in 19 states across the country, as well as its online operation.
And due to the surge in golf participation over the past year, the opportunity has never been greater for those looking for a new challenge.
Dial in your putting prowess with the newest flat sticks in the game
The decision to purchase a new putter should not be taken lightly. It’s an important investment — not only because it’s the most-used club in your bag, but also because when it comes to scoring, no club in your bag plays a bigger role.
But fear not. Whether you prefer blade, peripheral-weighted or mallet-style putters, there are plenty of options out there.
From Odyssey’s new line of Ten putters and TaylorMade’s Spider models to Scotty Cameron’s Phantom X and PING’s all-new 2021 putters, there truly is something for everyone looking to get the ball in the hole in just a few less strokes.
Month of May focuses on player development at Troon-managed courses
May is Troon Player Development Month, which means there are a host of great opportunities available to improve your game at courses in Southern California.
Classic Club in Palm Desert, for instance, is hosting short-game and full-swing clinics as well as the Troon Putting Challenge, a complimentary event where participants can test their skills on the green.
How to strengthen your swing after 50
Adding power to your game, especially if you’re more than 50 years old, is the focus of this video from Mike Hansen, owner of Hansen Fitness for Golf in Irvine. You’ll learn beginner, intermediate and advanced exercises that will help you build strength and speed in your golf swing at any age. Check it out
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It all started for Titleist with an X-ray machine in Massachusetts and a dedication to making a better, more consistent golf ball. More than 90 years later, the same pursuit of perfection continues to drive the company.
When M.I.T. graduate Phil Young decided in 1930 that a missed putt in a key match was likely caused by imperfections in the core of his golf ball, he set out to make a better product.
TLD Law’s 60th anniversary golf event raises funds for local charities
Held at the Old Ranch Country Club in Seal Beach, nearly 100 golfers gathered to celebrate TLD Law’s diamond anniversary and raise funds for six local charities, one for each decade the firm has served its community.
As the year continues, TLD Law will continue to raise funds adding to the over $5,500 raised from this tournament and reception. Charities include Working Wardrobes, ARC, Olive Crest, and three additional to be announced at later dates.
PGA WEST Golf Academy offers top instruction for golfers of all skill levels
At the PGA WEST Golf Academy, no detail is overlooked when it comes to helping golfers improve their games. Whether the student is a touring professional looking to refine certain aspects of their swing or a high handicapper seeking the skills to enjoy the game more, PGA WEST has all the tools to help every golfer meet their goals.
Lead Instructor Bryan Lebedevitch has been a big part of the Golf Academy’s success since coming to PGA WEST nearly 25 years ago, heading a team of pros with vast experience and expertise.
The LPGA’s Kia Classic returns to Aviara
The stage is set at Aviara Golf Club as the Kia Classic returns to the Carlsbad course March 25-28.
Nasa Hataoka will look to defend her 2019 Kia Classic title, which was her third victory on the LPGA Tour. The then 20-year-old Japanese player closed out the tournament with a 5-under 67 for a three-stroke victory over playing partner Inbee Park, top-ranked Sung Hyun Park, Jin Young Ko, Azahara Munoz and Danielle Kang.
With the 2020 Kia Classic cancelled due to Covid-19, this year’s tournament marks the eighth time in the last nine years that Aviara has hosted the event. Due to the pandemic, however, spectators will not permitted on site. You can follow the tournament action, though, through Golf Channel’s broadcast and streaming coverage.
Event at Indian Wells Golf Resort focuses on golf and photography experience
Like meat and potatoes or wine and cheese, golf and photography just seem to go together. The natural beauty of a golf course - whether it’s a municipal track in the middle of a city or an exclusive private club surrounded by nature - lends itself to spectacular imagery.
Now there’s a way to combine the two.
The Spring Golfography Experience will be held at the Indian Wells Golf Resort April 16-18, and it is one you won’t want to miss if you love a great bunker or sunrise shots – or both. The event is put on by world-renowned golf photographer Channing Benjamin and co-hosted by Patrick Koenig, also one of the top visual artists in the game. It is open to beginners, intermediate and advanced photographers and golfers alike.
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