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Juniors: Be Careful When You Talk to the Media

August 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

  Dr. Tom Dorsel, Ph.D. Brooks Koepka and Jason Day both shot themselves in the foot with the media going into the 4th round of the PGA by implying that they were better than the rest of the field.  One pointed out that he had won more majors than a whole group of his [...]

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Arizona and Utah Capture 2020 High School Golf National Invitational at Pinehurst Resort

August 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

After three days, 54 holes and an unwelcomed visit from Hurricane Isaias, the 2nd Annual Boys and Girls 2020 High School Golf National Invitational crowned its champions. Competing against the best high school golfers in America, Utah captured the Boys Division, while Arizona won the Girls Division. Despite the pandemic, participants traveled from more [...]

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Golf YOUR Way: Tailoring Instruction to Each Individual

August 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

  By Dr. Tom Dorsel, Ph.D. - First printed in The Hilton Head Sun on August 5 2020 Jack Nicklaus wrote a book entitled, “Golf My Way,” and Tiger Woods has a video series entitled, “My Game: Tiger Woods. My, My!  That word jumps out at me in both cases.  I’m sure after reading [...]

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A Guide to Buying Junior Golf Equipment

August 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

BY SHAUN TOLSON For more than two decades, Jose Miraflor has built a career centered on golf club design and engineering. Following a stint as a custom club technician at Titleist, Miraflor transitioned to a senior manager’s role at TaylorMade, where he specialized in product creation for seven years before accepting a research and [...]

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Custom Club Fitter sees Demand Grow After Pandemic

July 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

  Willowbrook, IL -- In a post COVID-19 world where staples like J. Crew, GNC and other local shops are disappearing, the outlook for brick and mortar business ventures seems bleak. More retailers are moving to an e-commerce model, and even more are downsizing to stay competitive in a new retail landscape. The golf industry [...]

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FOREST DUNES’ NEW 10-HOLE PAR-THREE COURSE OPENS AUG. 1

July 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Designers Johns and Rhebb debut resort’s newest world-class attraction Roscommon, MI – Northern Michigan’s Forest Dunes, one of the country’s most acclaimed golf destinations, is proud to announce the August 1 opening of its new 10-hole, 1,135-yard Keith Rhebb and Riley Johns-designed Short Course. Home to the celebrated Tom Weiskopf-designed Forest Dunes course (ranked [...]

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A QUICK NOTE ON PRE-ROUND PREPARATION

July 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

  By Tyler Campbell, The Golf Performance Center Tournament season is here! Pre-round preparation becomes that much more important as you want to give your best effort in competition after the hard work you’ve been bringing to your practice sessions. These conditions are sure to test your levels of grit, focus, and ability to [...]

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How Will Granting Golfers an Extra Year of Eligibility Affect Recruiting?

July 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

By John Brooks, RedNumbersGolf   Understanding the current landscape may help you find the right school. Due to the immediate discontinuance of spring athletic seasons this past March, the NCAA opted to grant all spring sport athletes, including golfers, an extra year of eligibility if they competed during the 2019–20 athletic season. This is great news, right? [...]

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Enjoying Round of Golf Isn’t Always Solely about the Game

July 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

  Something Special from JuniorGolfUSA for the July 4th Holiday By Dr. Tom Dorsel I was playing golf alone one recent evening, walking from the 16th green to the 17th tee of the Country Club of Hilton Head, a stroll by itself worth the price of admission. It wound through an enchanted island forest and began [...]

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USGA ANNOUNCES NEW MEDIA RIGHTS PARTNERSHIP WITH NBC UNIVERSAL

June 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that the United States media rights for its championships have been transferred to NBCUniversal (NBCU), effective immediately. With the COVID-19 pandemic leading to the shift in dates for the U.S. Open from June to September, finding the necessary broadcast hours presented a challenge for FOX Sports, given their commitments to the National Football League, Major League Baseball and college [...]

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