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2022 ZOZO Championship Recap – Bradley Wins First Since 2019

The latest golf news today is that the leaderboard for the 2022 Zozo Championship is topped by winner Keegan Bradley, who notched another PGA Tour win at Accordia Golf Course at Narashino Country Club in Chiba, Japan. There was also a LIV Tour event this week in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Bradley won the event by with a score of 15-under Par, defeating Andrew Putnam and Rickie Fowler. This was Bradley’s first PGA Tour win since 2019.

Emiliano Grillo finished in solo fourth place with 13-under par, and there were three players tied for fifth place.

Bradley made bogeys on two of the last five holes, but came through with a key birdie putt on the 17th which gave him a two-stroke lead going into the 18th on playing partners Rickie Fowler and Andrew Putnam.

Bradley won $1,980,000 of the $11,000,000 total purse.

Bradley’s win at the 72-hole stroke-play championship earned him approximately 31 Official World Golf Ranking points, which will help improve his world ranking. Bradley also earned 500 FedEx Cup points with the win, providing a boost in the season-long points race as the wraparound season begins. The PGA Tour schedule continues stateside next week in South Carolina with the CJ Cup.

What’s In The Winner’s Bag

Driver: Ping G430 LST 10.5° (Fujikura Ventus Black 6 X)

3 Wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max High Launch 16.5° (Aldila Rogue White 130 M.S.I. 70 TX)

Hybrid: Callaway Apex UW 19° (Project X Smoke Black RDX 60 TX)

Irons: Srixon ZX5 3-5, Srixon ZX7 6-P (True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100)

Wedges: Cleveland RTX Zipcore 52°-10M, 58°-6 (True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400)

Putter: Odyssey Versa Jailbird

Final Leaderboard

  1. Keegan Bradley Score: -15 Winnings: $1980000

T2. Rickie Fowler Score: -14 Winnings: $968000

T2. Andrew Putnam Score: -14 Winnings: $968000

  1. Emiliano Grillo Score: -13 Winnings: $528000

T5. Sahith Theegala Score: -12 Winnings: $401500

T5. Hayden Buckley Score: -12 Winnings: $401500

T5. Viktor Hovland Score: -12 Winnings: $401500

  1. Cameron Champ Score: -11 Winnings: $341000

T9. Xander Schauffele Score: -10 Winnings: $297000

T9. Matthew NeSmith Score: -10 Winnings: $297000

T9. Tom Hoge Score: -10 Winnings: $297000

T12. Keita Nakajima Score: -9 Winnings: $222310

T12. Ryo Hisatsune Score: -9 Winnings: $222310

T12. Taylor Moore Score: -9 Winnings: $222310

T12. Maverick McNealy Score: -9 Winnings: $222310

T16. Mikumu Horikawa Score: -8 Winnings: $151674

T16. Satoshi Kodaira Score: -8 Winnings: $151674

T16. Patrick Rodgers Score: -8 Winnings: $151674

T16. Wyndham Clark Score: -8 Winnings: $151674

T16. Adam Schenk Score: -8 Winnings: $151674

T16. Beau Hossler Score: -8 Winnings: $151674

T16. Joel Dahmen Score: -8 Winnings: $151674

T23. Mackenzie Hughes Score: -7 Winnings: $107360

T23. Lee Hodges Score: -7 Winnings: $107360

T25. J.J. Spaun Score: -6 Winnings: $85085

T25. Corey Conners Score: -6 Winnings: $85085

T25. Tom Kim Score: -6 Winnings: $85085

T25. Alex Smalley Score: -6 Winnings: $85085

T29. Dylan Frittelli Score: -5 Winnings: $65796

T29. Cam Davis Score: -5 Winnings: $65796

T29. Christiaan Bezuidenhout Score: -5 Winnings: $65796

T29. Sungjae Im Score: -5 Winnings: $65796

T29. Kurt Kitayama Score: -5 Winnings: $65796

T29. Luke List Score: -5 Winnings: $65796

T29. Brandon Wu Score: -5 Winnings: $65796

T36. Kazuki Higa Score: -4 Winnings: $50298

T36. Sebastián Muñoz Score: -4 Winnings: $50298

T36. Aaron Rai Score: -4 Winnings: $50298

T36. Sam Ryder Score: -4 Winnings: $50298

T40. David Lipsky Score: -3 Winnings: $40260

T40. Hideki Matsuyama Score: -3 Winnings: $40260

T40. Scott Stallings Score: -3 Winnings: $40260

T40. Stephan Jaeger Score: -3 Winnings: $40260

T40. Brendan Steele Score: -3 Winnings: $40260

T45. Martin Laird Score: -2 Winnings: $27638

T45. Si Woo Kim Score: -2 Winnings: $27638

T45. Sepp Straka Score: -2 Winnings: $27638

T45. Collin Morikawa Score: -2 Winnings: $27638

T45. John Huh Score: -2 Winnings: $27638

T45. Tyrrell Hatton Score: -2 Winnings: $27638

T45. Chez Reavie Score: -2 Winnings: $27638

T45. Mito Pereira Score: -2 Winnings: $27638

T53. Danny Lee Score: -1 Winnings: $22587

T53. Cameron Young Score: -1 Winnings: $22587

T53. Takumi Kanaya Score: -1 Winnings: $22587

T53. Adam Long Score: -1 Winnings: $22587

T53. Tommy Fleetwood Score: -1 Winnings: $22587

T53. Yuto Katsuragawa Score: -1 Winnings: $22587

T59. C.T. Pan Score: E Winnings: $21340

T59. K.H. Lee Score: E Winnings: $21340

T59. Adam Svensson Score: E Winnings: $21340

T59. Rikuya Hoshino Score: E Winnings: $21340

T59. Lucas Herbert Score: E Winnings: $21340

T64. Matt Wallace Score: 1 Winnings: $20570

T64. Naoyuki Kataoka Score: 1 Winnings: $2057

66. Mark Hubbard Score: 2 Winnings: $20240

T67. Aguri Iwasaki Score: 3 Winnings: $19910

T67. Davis Riley Score: 3 Winnings: $19910

T69. Chad Ramey Score: 4 Winnings: $19470

T69. Hiroshi Iwata Score: 4 Winnings: $19470

71. Troy Merritt Score: 5 Winnings: $19140

T72. Riki Kawamoto Score: 7 Winnings: $18810

T72. Peter Malnati Score: 7 Winnings: $18810

T74. Kevin Streelman Score: 8 Winnings: $18370

T74. Russell Knox Score: 8 Winnings: $18370

76. Kaito Onishi Score: 9 Winnings: $18040

77. Tomoharu Otsuki Score: 10 Winnings: $17820

78. Shugo Imahira Score: 13 Winnings: $17600

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Top 23 Most Beautiful Golf Courses in America

There are many golf courses in America that can be considered beautiful, but there are a few that stand out above the rest. Instead of googling “Golf Courses Near me” check out our list below of the most beautiful golf courses in America:

23. Erin Hills – Wisconsin

Erin Hills is a lush, verdant golf course located in Wisconsin that boasts stunning views of the rolling hills and natural beauty of the region. Its fairways are blanketed with trees, and the greens are expertly maintained, making it a haven for golfers seeking a serene and picturesque setting.

22. The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island – South Carolina

The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island in South Carolina is a true masterpiece of golf course design. Nestled along the Atlantic Coast, the course offers awe-inspiring views of the ocean, with palm trees lining the fairways and pristine greens beckoning golfers to test their skills. It is a golfer’s paradise, offering a truly unforgettable experience.

21. Harbour Town Golf Links – South Carolina

Harbour Town Golf Links in South Carolina has been ranked among the top 100 courses in the world by Golf Digest, and it’s not hard to see why. Situated on Hilton Head Island, the course offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and a layout that is both challenging and scenic. The fairways are impeccably maintained, and the atmosphere is pure golfing heaven.

20. Sand Hills – Nebraska

Sand Hills in Nebraska is a true gem of a golf course, set against the stunning backdrop of the Sand Hills region. The course itself is challenging and demanding, but the views are simply breathtaking, making it a must-play for any golfer looking for a unique and memorable experience.

19. Shinnecock Hills – New York

Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, NY is a world-renowned golf course known for its beauty and challenge. Set along the eastern end of Long Island, the course offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and Peconic Bay, and its links-style layout is a true test of golf. Shinnecock has hosted the US Open four times, and it is a must-play for any golf fan.

18. Olympia Fields – Illinois

Olympia Fields in Illinois is a truly breathtaking golf course, situated on 200 acres of rolling hills and mature trees. The layout is challenging yet fair, and the conditions are always immaculate. It is a golfer’s oasis, offering a tranquil and serene atmosphere that is perfect for a round of golf.

17. TPC Scottsdale – Arizona

TPC Scottsdale in Arizona is an impressive and majestic golf course, situated in the heart of the desert and offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The course is challenging yet fair, and the staff is friendly and helpful. It is a must-play for any golfer looking to test their skills in a unique and beautiful setting.

16. Torrey Pines – California

Torrey Pines in California is a spectacular golf course that offers breathtaking ocean views and challenging courses. Golfers will be in awe of the stunning scenery and the demanding layout, making for an unforgettable round of golf.

15. National Golf Links of America – New York

National Golf Links of America in New York is renowned for its stunning landscapes and challenging courses. With its beautiful scenery and intricate layout, this course is a true test of skill for any golfer.

14. Pebble Beach Golf Links – California

Pebble Beach Golf Links in California is one of the most iconic and beautiful golf courses in the world. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Pacific Ocean, this course offers breathtaking views and challenging holes.

13. Pinehurst No. 2 – North Carolina

Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina is home to eight beautiful courses, including the famous Pinehurst No. 2. With its stunning landscapes and challenging holes, this resort offers golfers of all skill levels an unforgettable experience.

12. Brandon Dunes – Oregon

Bandon Dunes in Oregon is a truly stunning course situated on the Pacific Ocean. Golfers will be treated to breathtaking coastal views as they tackle the challenging layout of this course. With its natural beauty and demanding holes, Bandon Dunes is a must-play for any golf enthusiast.

11. Cypress Point – California

Cypress Point Club is a verdant paradise located on the scenic Monterey Peninsula in California. This exclusive course offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and rugged coastline. Its layout is challenging yet fair, and the conditions are always impeccable, making it a true golfer’s paradise.

10. Bethpage Black – New York

Bethpage Black is a world-renowned golf course located on Long Island in New York. The course is known for its challenging layout and stunning beauty, with fairways lined by towering trees and impeccably manicured greens. It has hosted the US Open twice and is considered one of the best public courses in the world.

9. The Ocean Course at The Breakers – Florida

The Ocean Course at The Breakers is a beautiful golf course located in Palm Beach, Florida. Set against the stunning Atlantic Ocean, this course offers breathtaking views and challenging holes. The fairways are lined with palm trees and the greens are impeccably maintained, making for an unforgettable round of golf.

8. Pacific Dunes – Oregon

Pacific Dunes at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort is a truly stunning course situated on the rugged Oregon coastline. Golfers will be treated to breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean as they tackle the challenging layout of this course. With its natural beauty and demanding holes, Pacific Dunes is a must-play for any golf enthusiast.

7. Streamsong Resort Golf Course – Florida

Streamsong Resort is a golfing paradise located in central Florida. The resort boasts three stunning courses, each offering its own unique challenges and breathtaking views. The courses are meticulously maintained and provide a world-class golfing experience.

 

6. The Olympic Club Golf Course – California

The Olympic Club is a prestigious golf course located in San Francisco, California. The course is known for its challenging layout and stunning views of the city and surrounding bay. The fairways are lined with towering trees and the greens are perfectly manicured, making for an unforgettable round of golf.

5. Spyglass Hill Golf Course – California

Spyglass Hill Golf Course is a world-class golf course located on the Monterey Peninsula in California. The course is known for its challenging layout and breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. The fairways are lined with towering trees and the greens are impeccably manicured, providing a truly memorable golfing experience.

4. Medinah Country Club Golf Course – Illinois

 

Medinah Country Club, located in the stately Illinois countryside, is a prestigious and coveted golf club known for its sprawling, verdant fairways and challenging holes. Its impeccable reputation and grandeur make it a favorite among golf aficionados and enthusiasts alike.

3. Whistling Straits Golf Course – Wisconsin

Whistling Straits Golf Course, nestled among the picturesque rolling hills of Wisconsin, boasts an unparalleled golfing experience. Its expansive, meandering greens and undulating terrain provide a true test of skill and precision for even the most seasoned golfers.

2. Royal Golf Links Golf Club – Nevada

Royal Golf Links Golf Club, situated amidst the stunning desert landscape of Nevada, is a luxurious and exclusive golf club known for its opulent facilities and impeccable service. Its sweeping views and challenging courses make it a favorite among golfers seeking a truly regal golfing experience.

1. Augusta National Golf Club – Georgia

Augusta National Golf Club, nestled amid the lush greenery of Georgia, is a world-renowned golf club known for its rich history and prestigious events. Its iconic holes and impeccable course conditions make it a favorite among golfers of all skill levels and a true mecca for the sport.

 

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The 15 Largest Purses in PGA & LIV Tour Tournaments for 2022-2023

The sport of golf has seen a resurgence in acclaim in recent years. Along with this renewed intrigue comes an increased interest in golf tournaments with hefty purses. Here is a look at the tournaments with the largest purses in 2022-2023. Not only are golfers competing for large sums of money, they can increase their World Golf standing, and move up the all time money list. 

This past Summer, many changes were made to the 2022-2023 PGA Tour season in response to added pressure and players leaving for the LIV Tour. Among the changes PGA Tour Commisioner Jay Monahan made, were elevated events with purses of $20 million, and increased money for the player impact program.

See below for the tournaments in both the PGA and LIV Tours with the largest total purses:

15. The Open Championship (PGA Tour) | Royal Liverpool, Hoylake, Wirral, England Jul. 20-23

Purse: $14 Million

The Open Championship, also known as the British Open, is the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf. Its rotated between a selection of nine historic venues in the United Kingdom. This year’s tournament will be held at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England from July 20-23.

14. PGA Championship (PGA Tour) | Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, NY, May 18-21

Purse: $15 Million

One of the most lucrative events on the PGA Tour. The course at Oak Hill is notoriously difficult, so players have their work cut out for them if they want to take home the title. With such a large purse up for grabs, the competition is sure to be vehement.

13. The Masters (PGA Tour) | Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, GA, Apr. 6-9

Purse: $15 Million

My personal favorite on the list! The Masters is one of the four major championships in professional golf. It is the first of the majors to be played each year. The tournament is an invitational event, with a field of invitees determined by a points system. The champion receives $2.25 million, a fancy green jacket, and has their name etched in the history of the most exquisite course on the planet.

12. Sentry Tournament of Champions (PGA Tour) | Plantation Course at Kapalua, Maui, HI, Jan. 5-8

Purse: $15 Million

The PGA Tour’s Sentry Tournament of Champions will be contested at the Plantation Course at Kapalua, Maui, HI, from Jan. 5-8. The tournament will feature a field of 42 players and will have a total purse of $15 million. The winner of the tournament will receive $3.5 million.

11. U.S. Open (PGA Tour) | The Los Angeles Country Club, Los Angeles, CA, Jun. 15-18

Purse: $17.5 Million

The U.S. Open is one of the most prestigious golf tournaments in the world, and this year’s event will be held at the Los Angeles Country Club. With a total purse of $17.5 million, this is sure to be a highly competitive event. The course at the LACC is known for being tough, so the winner will definitely have earned their victory. This tournament always attracts a great field of players, and with the increased prize money, it is sure to be even more competitive than ever. Be sure to tune in to see who comes out on top at this year’s U.S. Open!

10. The BMW Championship (PGA Tour FedExCup Playoffs) | Olympia Fields Country Club, Olympia Fields, IL, Aug. 17-20

Purse: $20 Million

The BMW Championship, the second stop on the FedExCup Playoffs, will be held at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, IL, from August 17-20. The total purse for the event is $20 million. This will be the first time the tournament has been held at Olympia Fields since 1971. The course is a par-71 and 7,426 yards.

9. FedEx St. June Championship (PGA Tour FedExCup Playoffs) | TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN, Aug. 10-13

Purse: $20 Million

The FedEx St. Jude Championship is a PGA Tour FedExCup Playoffs event with a total purse of $20 million. It is held at TPC Southwind in Memphis, TN, August 10-13. Notable past champions include Sergio Garcia, Adam Scott, and Henrik Stenson.

8. The Memorial Tournament (PGA Tour) | Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, OH, Jun. 1-4

Purse: $20 Million

The Memorial Tournament is one of the most prestigious events on the PGA Tour, and is played at the legendary Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. This year’s tournament will have a total purse of $20 million, making it one of the richest events in golf. The Memorial is always a highly competitive event, and this year’s field is sure to be one of the best. With so much money on the line, the pressure will be on for the players to perform at their best. It should be a great tournament to watch.

7. World Golf Championship Match Play (PGA Tour) | Austin Country Club, Austin, TX, Mar. 23-26

Purse: $20 Million

The World Golf Championship Match Play is a professional golf tournament that is part of the PGA Tour. The tournament is played at the Austin Country Club in Austin, Texas, and has a total purse of $20 million. The event was first played in 1999, and was won by Tiger Woods.

6. Arnold Palmer Invitational (PGA Tour) | Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL, Mar. 2-5

Purse: $20 Million

The Arnold Palmer Invitational is one of the premier events on the PGA Tour, and takes place annually at Bay Hill Club in Orlando, Florida. This year’s tournament will take place from March 2-5, and features a whopping $20 million total purse. With such a large purse on the line, you can be sure that all of the top golfers in the world will be in attendance, looking to add this prestigious title to their resumes.

5. The Genesis Invitational (PGA Tour) | The Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, CA, Feb. 16-19

Purse: $20 Million

The Riviera Country Club will host the 2022-23 Genesis Invitational from February 16-19. This PGA Tour event has a total purse of $20 million, making it one of the richest events on the Tour. Riviera has hosted this event since 1999, and it has been won by some of the biggest names in golf, including Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, and Phil Mickelson. This year’s event is sure to be another exciting one, so be sure to catch all the action on TV or in person if you can.

4. All 7 LIV Tour Events in 2022

Purse: $25 Million Each

The LIV Tour has attracted many names due to money and tournament purses. The first 7 LIV Tour Events offer a total purse of $25 million per tournament, making it one of the most lucrative, if not controversial, golf tours in the world. Tournaments will be held at various golf courses including Stonehill Golf Course (Thailand) and Royal Greens Golf and Country Club (Saudi Arabia). This tour features some of the biggest names in the sport like Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson.

3. The Players Championship (PGA Tour) | TPC Sawgrass, Ponta Vedra Beach, FL, Mar. 9-12

Purse: $25 Million

The Players Championship is an annual professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour. It is the richest non-playoff tournament on the PGA Tour, with a total purse of $25 million in 2022-23. The tournament has been held at TPC Sawgrass in Ponta Vedra Beach, Florida, since 1982. It was founded in 1974 as the Tournament Players Championship and has been known by its current name since 1988.

2. Team Championship (LIV Tour) | Trump National Doral, Miami, FL, Oct. 27-30

Purse: $50 Million

The big money of the LIV Tour, whew, that is a LOT! The Trump National Doral in Miami, Florida will host the Team Championship for the LIV Tour’s finale from October 27-30. It comes with a total purse of $50 million, with the 4-man team that wins earning $16 million. The tournament will be held on the famed Blue Monster course, which was previously home to the PGA Tour’s Cadillac Championship until 2016.

1. The Tour Championship (PGA Tour) | East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, GA, Aug. 24-27

Purse: $75 Million

Oh boy, we thought $50 million was a lot, the PGA really responded here! The PGA Tour finale and decider of the FedExCup champion is the richest tournament in golf. The tournament will be held at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, GA, and has a total purse of $75 million. Just 30 of the original 70 players who started in the first stop of the FedExCup playoffs will be teeing it up in the Tour Championship. Who will make the cut and have a chance to take home the big prize?

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Steps To Choose The Mens Golf Clothing Brands For You

The process of choosing the right mens golf clothing brands for you can seem lurid, but it needn’t be. By following a few modest steps, you can narrow your options and what you need. Here are some things to keep in mind when shopping:

  1. What type of climate do you live in?
  2. Consider your budget.
  3. Think about the style of clothing you prefer.
  4. Research the different brands available.
  5. Try on different clothing items to find the perfect fit.
  6. Ask for recommendations from friends or family members.

Follow these steps and you too can find the best golf clothing brands. All it takes is a little effort, and you’re never going to say “dang! I have nothing to wear for golf today” or “these people have seen me in the same polo and slacks every single time!”

1. What type of climate do you live in?

When choosing men’s golf clothes, its imperative to think about your city’s climate. Live in a warm climate like Florida? You’ll want to choose light-colored and airy fabrics. Playing northeast golf? Get yourself some thick fabrics to keep you warm. It is also paramount to consider the type of golf you will be playing. If you are playing in a tournament, you will want to dress more formally. Otherwise, you can be more casual.

2. Consider your budget

Let’s face it, we play an expensive game! But your clothes don’t have to break the bank. There is an assortment of brands and styles to choose from, so it’s pertinent to find something that fits your needs and budget. Want affordable options? Consider brands like Puma or Adidas. If you’re willing to expend some more dough Mr. MoneyPants, brands like Peter Millar offer a higher quality product. Above all, find something you feel like you can swing easily in and that you feel confident wearing on the golf course. There’s nothing better than your fit influencing your feel right?

Also, consider that various products vastly differ in cost. Golf shoes will generally range from $80-$250. Golf shirts will range from $45-$150. Golf pants or golf shorts will cost you anywhere from $40-$150. Golf hats will range from $14-$85. If you live in a cooler climate then get sweaters, vests, and different types of hats. Golf sweaters or golf vests range from $70-$170.

 

3. Think about the style of clothing you prefer

There are many different styles of mens golf clothing to choose from. Some golfers prefer a more traditional look, while others prefer a more modern look. There is no right or wrong answer when it comes to choosing the style of mens golf clothing that you prefer. Ultimately, it is up to you to decide what style of clothing you feel most comfortable wearing on the golf course.

If you’re looking for a more traditional look for men’s golf clothes, you may want to consider brands like Ralph Lauren, FootJoy, and Greg Norman. These brands offer classic looks that are ideal for golfers who want to maintain a professional appearance on the course. If you’re looking for a more modern look, you may want to consider brands like Puma, Rhoback, or Travis Mathew. These brands offer contemporary styles that are perfect for golfers who want to make a statement on the course.

Remember, look good > feel good > you play good > your friends pay good when you kick their butts!

 

4. Research the different brands available

With new golf brands popping up left and right these days, it’s a wonder anyone knows where to look. Some of the more popular brands include Nike, Adidas, Puma, and Under Armour. When researching different brands, it is important to consider factors such as quality, price, and style. Nike is a popular choice for many golfers due to the high quality of their clothing. Adidas is another popular brand, known for their stylish and affordable clothing. Puma is another great choice for golfers looking for quality clothing. Under Armour is a newer brand that is quickly gaining popularity due to their innovative and high-quality clothing.

If you want to dress like the pros, take a look at what brands they wear. However, don’t assume that the most popular or expensive brands are the best for you. Consider all of your options and read reviews before making a purchase.

There are many online retailers that sell golf clothing. Do some research to find a reputable store that offers a good selection and competitive prices. Once you find a few stores that you like, take a look at the brands they carry. If you have a particular brand in mind, check to see if the store offers it. If not, you can always purchase it online.

5. Try on different clothing items to find the perfect fit.

There’s nothing worse than buying a golf outfit that looks great on the perfectly chiseled mannequin, but for whatever odd reason that you cannot quite put your finger on, it doesn’t fit right when you get it home. Avoid that costly mistake by taking the time to try on different mens golf clothing items before you buy. Find a selection of golf pants, shirts, and sweaters in your size and try them on in the privacy of a dressing room. Once you’ve found the right fit, you’ll be able to shop with confidence, knowing that the clothes you’re buying will look and feel great on the course.

Many men’s golf clothing brands fit differently, so it’s important to try on a few brands before settling on one. The best way to find a brand that fits well is to go to a golf store and try on a variety of brands. Once you find a brand that fits well, you can then order clothes from that brand online or in a golf store.

6. Ask for recommendations from friends or family members.

Take all of them with a grain of salt (or a shot of penicillin for some friends), as this is a small sample size that can lend to personal tastes. But when it comes to finding the right golf clothing brands, it can pay to ask around for recommendations from friends or family members who are avid golfers. They likely have first-hand experience with many different brands and can offer insights on which ones perform the best in terms of quality and value. Once you have a few brands to consider, take the time to read online reviews to get a sense of what other golfers are saying about each one. This will help you narrow down your choices to the brand that is right for you.

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The Top Public Golf Courses in America: A Guide

The Top Public Golf Courses in America: A Guide

Golf has been around for centuries and is one of the most beloved sports in the United States. As a result, there are many incredible public golf courses located throughout the country. Taking into account the quality of the courses and the overall atmosphere, here is a list of the top public golf courses in America. From the lush greens of California’s Pebble Beach Golf Links to the stunning coastline of Washington’s Chambers Bay, each of these courses offers something unique and special. Whether you’re an experienced player or a beginner looking for a fun and affordable round of golf, these public courses have something for everyone. Let’s take a look at the top public golf courses in America and find out what makes each one so special.

1. Pebble Beach Golf Links – California

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Number one on our list of the top 10 public golf courses in America is the Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. Located on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, this stunning course is considered to be one of the most iconic and challenging golf courses in the world.

The track is framed by the rugged coastline, and each hole provides stunning ocean views. The course is as challenging as it is beautiful, as golfers have to contend with deep bunkers, narrow fairways, and slick greens. If you are looking for an unforgettable golf experience, then Pebble Beach Golf Links is the perfect spot.

2. The Ocean Course – South Carolina

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Kiawah Island, no not in the Caribbean, this one is in the paradise of dixie, South Cackalaki! The Ocean Course is one of the most invigorating and alluring golf courses. Situated on the Atlantic Ocean, this course winds its way through dunes, marshes, and forests, with wondrous views of the ocean throughout.

Designed by Pete Dye, the course is famous for its difficult holes, including the “island hole”, which has seen many meltdowns. But it’s also a course that rewards good shots, with its fairways and greens offering up some of the most memorable golfing experiences you’ll ever have.

If you’re looking for a breathtaking round in one of the most stunning settings, this is a must-play.

3. Pinehurst No. 2 – North Carolina

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Located in the heart of North Carolina’s Sandhills region, Pinehurst Resort is one of the most renowned golf destinations in the world. Home to eight different courses, Pinehurst Resort offers something for every level of golfer. The most popular course at the resort is the No. 2 course, which hosted a trio of U.S. Opens and a PGA Championship in 2014.

The course offers a challenge to players at every level, with its undulating fairways, expansive bunkers and fast, firm greens. With its stunning natural beauty and world-class golf, Pinehurst Resort should be at the top of your list when you’re looking for a great public golf course in America.

4. Bandon Dunes – Oregon

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Sitting atop the sand dunes of the Pacific Ocean on the Southern Oregon Coast, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort is arguably the most beautiful public golf course in America. The resort offers four championship courses, each with its own unique style, designed by renowned golf course architect David McLay Kidd.

From the links-style Bandon Dunes course to the rugged Pacific Dunes, each course is sure to provide a challenge no matter your skill level. With its breathtaking views, Bandon Dunes is the perfect place for a weekend getaway with friends or a family vacation.

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5. Erin Hills Golf Course – Wisconsin

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Erin Hills Golf Course in Wisconsin is a famed track home to numerous PGA tournaments. Situated on rolling hills and features picturesque views of the surrounding countryside. Erin Hills is a challenging course that requires accuracy and precision, and its long, undulating fairways are a test for any golfer. With its natural allure and invigorating layout, Erin Hills is one of the most ubiquitous golf courses.

6. Spyglass Hill Golf Course – California

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Designed by the esteemed golf Robert Trent Jones Sr., Spyglass Hill features 18 holes of Championship golf, each with its own unique character and challenges.

Situated on the stunning Monterey Peninsula, Spyglass Hill Golf Course offers breathtaking scenes of the Pacific Ocean from every hole. Known for its tough, yet fair, layout, it is a favorite among golfers of all skill-sets. Whether looking for an onerous round of golf or hoping to take in the stunning views, Spyglass Hill is the perfect place for you.

With these 10 public golf courses, America has some of the best golf courses in the world. Whether you’re a beginner, an avid golfer, or just looking for a fun day out on the green, these courses offer something for everyone. From the lush greens of Pebble Beach to the challenging layout of Bethpage Black, each of these courses is sure to provide a unique and memorable golfing experience.

7. TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium) – Florida

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Number seven on our list of the top public golf courses in America is TPC Sawgrass in Florida. Located in Ponte Vedra Beach, just south of Jacksonville, TPC Sawgrass is a golfing paradise. Home of the Players Championship, this par-72, 7,245 yard course is renowned for its beauty and challenging play.

The famed 17th hole, a par 3 with an island green, is one of the most iconic holes in all of golf and a must-play for any golfer. TPC Sawgrass also features a state-of-the-art practice facility, golf schools, and world-class amenities. It’s no wonder why TPC Sawgrass is a perennial favorite of golfers across the country.

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8. Whistling Straits – Wisconsin

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Number eight on our list of the top public golf courses in America is Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. This course is set right along the banks of Lake Michigan, so it has stunning views of the lake and surrounding landscape.

The course consists of two 18-hole courses, The Straits Course and The Irish Course. The Straits Course is the more popular of the two, due to its historical significance. It is a challenging course, with hazards like deep bunkers, native grasses, and ravines that make for an interesting game. The Irish Course is a little less challenging, but still offers plenty of obstacles and beautiful scenery. Whistling Straits is a must for any golfer who loves a challenge.

With these public golf courses, America has some of the best golf courses in the world. Whether you’re a beginner, an avid golfer, or just looking for a fun day out on the green, these courses offer something for everyone. From the lush greens of Pebble Beach to the challenging layout of Bethpage Black, each of these courses is sure to provide a unique and memorable golfing experience.

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The Six Factors Golfers Consider When Choosing a Golf Course

If you’re looking for a golf course in your area, there are several factors you should consider when choosing one. Googling “Golf courses near me” might give you the closest, but that course also might not have the amenities or level of service that would make them the best choice for you and your friends. There are many other factors golfers consider when choosing which golf course to play at, so let’s look at five of the most noteworthy ones.

1. Cost

When considering a golf course, it’s imperative to consider your budget. There are many factors that impact the cost of a round, including the time of year and day of the week. Generally, prices are higher during months with perfect weather and lower during slower seasons. Courses also tend to charge more during high-traffic days. Weekends, for example, can be more expensive than weekdays.

A course’s budget is set annually for the upcoming season. The finance committee reviews cost-per-hole stats to determine spend. The cost-per-hole varies by number of holes, labor availability, and amount of cart usage. A golf course’s operating budget also includes topdressing, chemicals, and salaries for the staff. Those can make up 20% of the total budget.

One of the biggest costs when building a golf course is land. It’s often cheaper buying an existing golf course rather than building a course. However, it’s essential to consider the quality of the design and agronomy system of the golf course before choosing it. A golf course with poor agronomy and irrigation systems will cost more money to maintain and will generate less revenue.

2. Availability

Many golfers have an idea for the specific time they want to play, which can be challenging when there are popular courses with little availability. Therefore, it’s best to book early. If you have no preference, you can wait until the last minute and go in person to see what’s available. You may end up paying more if there are no open spots left or than if you found a deal on Groupon. If there are any 27-hole golf courses in the area they may have more vacancies on their tee-sheet. Your golf course should have an online tee-booking system so that golfers can view their availability.

3. Course Quality

Course quality is heavily considered when choosing a golf course to play. A variety of things make up quality. The condition of the course, greens and fairways, as well as tee boxes and tees. Conditions are important because they determine how difficult a course is to play. If greens and fairways are not kept in good shape or tee boxes and tees are not maintained well, then it will be difficult to play a round.

Keeping your course in good condition will not only help to ensure that golfers keep coming back, but it also helps to maintain the reputation of your course as one of the best in the area. Here are some ways to keep your golf course in good condition. 

  • Maintain proper fairways with regular mowing and fertilizer application.
  • Keep tee boxes and greens free of weeds, moss and fungus by applying appropriate herbicides and fungicides.
  • Remove any dead trees on the course that could fall onto the course or into water hazards.
  • Periodically check for hazardous ground conditions such as erosion, landslides or mud slides that may be a hazard for golfers.
  • Ensure all bridges are safe, remove snow from the course when necessary, and trim trees near holes so that the course looks well kept.

4. Location

Whether you are staying at a hotel or a golf resort, you want to pick a track close to your accommodation. In addition to this, you should also consider the location of the food and beverage options. 

If a golf course is popular, chances are it is located in an area that is favorable to golfers. For example, temperate climates are more attractive to golfers than cold and rainy climates. Generally speaking, the best golfing climates are on the West Coast, and Southwest. These states are home to numerous golf courses and are great for golfers all year round.

Take a look at proximity to your home or office. Having a nearby golf course can help save you time, gas, and money. If you are visiting from another city, choosing a course close to your hotel is ideal. You can also select a course near the city center, train station, or airport.

 

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5. Practice Area

Having a good practice area is key to attracting golfers to your golf course. This is where they will be able to hone their skills before they head out onto the course. You should consider having multiple options, as not every golfer likes to practice in the same way. For example, you may have bunkers and green side traps for people who prefer short game; putting greens and bunkers for those who enjoy putting; and chipping and pitching areas for those who enjoy that type of play. The more practice stations you can offer at your course, the more it will attract golfers. They want to know that they are going to get plenty of time on the range, with an opportunity to work on any aspects of their game that need improving.

6. Food and Beverage Services

One of the most crucial factors that golfers consider when choosing a golf course is food and beverage service. A typical golfer wants to be able to enjoy lunch, dinner, or snacks at the clubhouse without having to drive to another location. And if the golfer is staying on-site, it’s important that there are plenty of delicious options for them to choose from throughout the day. You want an eatery with an upscale feel in the clubhouse, or else you’ll find yourself eating fast food all weekend! 

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What to Expect from the PGA Tour Fall Schedule for the 2022-2023 Season

 

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The PGA Tour has announced its Fall schedule for the 2022-2023 season. The season will begin with the Fortinet Championship at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California on September 15-18. This Fall, the tour will visit a variety of courses across the United States, including many fan-favorite venues. Also, keep an eye out for our overview of the LIV Golf Tour Fall schedule!

Fortinet Championship, Sept. 15-18

Location: Napa, California

Course: Silverado Resort and Spa North Course

Defending Champion: Max Homa

Held since 2007, when it replaced the Frys.com Open and Safeway Open as the opening event of the PGA Tour season. Sometimes mistakingly referred to as the “Fortnite” Championship, this year’s Fortinet Championship will go head-to-head with the LIV Tour’s Golf Invitational Chicago this year, which is being played the same weekend.

Presidents Cup, Sept. 22-25

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Course: Quail Hollow Club

Defending Champion: United States

Returning to American soil at the usual site of the Wells Fargo Championship and the 2017 PGA Championship in Charlotte, NC (my home-town!). The United States has won every previous Presidents Cup, with the exception of 1998.

Sanderson Farms Championship, Sept. 29-Oct. 2

Location: Jackson, Mississippi

Course: The Country Club of Jackson

Defending Champion: Sam Burns

Part of the PGA Tour schedule for over 50 years, this tournament has been held in Jackson since 2014.

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Shriners Children’s Open, Oct. 6-9

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Course: TPC Summerlin

Defending Champion: Sungjae Im

When the tournament was founded in 1983, it consisted of five rounds and 90 holes and had the highest purse on Tour at $750,000. The tournament’s format was changed to 72 holes in 2004. The LIV Golf Tour will also be hosting an event in Bangkok, Thailand this weekend.

Zozo Championship, Oct. 13-16

Location: Chiba, Japan

Course: Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club

Defending Champion: Hideki Matsuyama

Making its debut in 2019 as the first PGA Tour event to be held in Japan, this event has proved to be a success when Tiger Woods claimed his 82nd PGA Tour career victory. There is a deal in place to continue the event through 2025. The LIV Tour Golf Invitational Jeddah is also this weekend.

The CJ Cup in South Carolina, Oct. 20-23

Location: Ridgeland, South Carolina

Course: Congaree Golf Club

Defending Champion: Rory McIlroy

The event was created in 2017 and hosted in South Korea, but the outbreak of COVID-19 forced the tournament back to the United States the past three years. Congaree Golf Club hosted the Palmetto Championship in 2021, which replaced the RBC Canadian Open on the PGA Tour schedule.

 

Butterfield Bermuda Championship, Oct. 27-30

Location: Southampton, Bermuda

Course: Port Royal Golf Course

Defending Champion: Lucas Herbert

The event made its debut in 2019 as an alternate-field event to the WGC-HSBC Champions. However, since the latter has been canceled for the past three years due to COVID restrictions, the Butterfield Bermuda Championship has been elevated to a full FedEx Cup points status event. There will also be a LIV Golf Tour event in Miami this weekend.

World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba, Nov. 3-6

Location: Riviera Mayo, Mexico

Course: El Camaleón Golf Course at Mayakoba

Defending Champion: Viktor Hovland

Originally an opposite-field event, but it was moved to the fall in 2013 as one of the primary events. Viktor Hovland is looking to complete the hat-trick this year, having won the last two tournaments.

Cadence Bank Houston Open, Nov. 10-13

Location: Houston

Course: Memorial Park Golf Course

Defending Champion: Jason Kokrak

The Cadence Bank Houston Open, established in 1946, is one of the longest-running on Tour. It has been played at several courses in the Houston area and, from 2007-18 (sans 2013), was the final event before the Masters. It moved to the fall in 2019. The defending champion, Jason Kokrak, will not be back to repeat since he left the PGA Tour to join the LIV Golf Tour.

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The RSM Classic, Nov. 17-20

Location: St. Simons Island, South Carolina

Course: Sea Island Golf Club (Seaside Course/Plantation Course)

Defending Champion: Talor Gooch

In 2010, Davis Love III and Zach Johnson created the RSM Classic. Between 2015 and 2019, and in 2021 and 2022, it is the final PGA Tour event of the calendar year. Talor Gooch will not be back to defend his title since he left the PGA Tour to join the LIV Tour.

Hero World Challenge, Dec. 1-4

Location: New Providence, Bahamas

Course: Albany Golf Club

Defending Champion: Viktor Hovland

The tournament started in 2000 and has been contested every year since, with Tiger Woods hosting the event. The tournament is a benefit for the Tiger Woods Foundation. The tournament is not an official PGA Tour event and does not offer FedEx Cup points or prize money that counts towards the official money list.

QBE Shootout, Dec. 8-11

Location: Naples, Florida

Course: Tiburón Golf Club

Defending Champion: Jason Kokrak and Kevin Na

The QBE Shootout is an unofficial team event that started in 1989. It was originally scheduled to take place in the offseason until moving to December in the wraparound schedule. It is a three-day, 54-hole event. The first round is a scramble, the second round is modified alternate shot, and the final round is best ball. Defending champions Jason Kokrak and Kevin Na will not return to attempt back-to-back championships since they left the PGA Tour to join the LIV Golf Tour. Money earned at the QBE Shootout does not count towards the PGA Tour’s official money list.

PNC Championship, Dec. 15-18

Location: Orlando, Florida

Course: Ritz Carlton Golf Club Grande Lakes

Defending Champion: John Daly and John Daly II

The PNC Championship, previously known as the Father/Son Challenge, is a PGA Tour Champions event that features a number of PGA Tour players. The field consists of 40 players, half of whom are professionals, who compete in teams of two in a scramble format over 36 holes over two days. The twenty professionals in the field must have won a major (men’s or women’s) championship or the Players Championship at least once in their careers. The professional’s partner must not be holding a Tour card at the time of the tournament.

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Golf Betting Tips – How to Make a Success of It

Golf betting tips are all well and good, but how do you make it work? We’re talking about putting your money where your mouth is; there’s no better way to learn about golf betting tips than trying them out for yourself. As you might imagine, there are different approaches to golf betting tips, depending on the type of tip itself and how much you’re going to bet with it. No matter what way you take though, there are going to be benefits and pitfalls to look out for that we’ll get into in just a moment.

Why Bet on Golf?

Betting on golf is big business. With such large sums involved, it’s not surprising that sportsbooks have set up platforms where you can place your bets with just a few clicks. There are many advantages in doing so, but as with all things, there are also disadvantages to be aware of if you’re considering gambling in this way. 

To start with the good news

If you’re confident that you know more about the game than your average person, betting on golf offers you the chance to do what is known as ‘taking value’. This means if an event goes against market consensus and your predictions turn out to be correct, then there will usually be some value added onto your bet when it settles at expiry time. In addition, there is no upper limit on how much you can win. 

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Now for the downside

Once again, like any other form of gambling, if you don’t make accurate predictions, you’ll likely lose money. In contrast to other sports where people might consider individual games when making their wagers (such as basketball), most people don’t watch enough live golf tournaments to develop their own opinion on a particular match-up before placing their bets. Consequently they rely heavily on the odds being offered by bookmakers and these odds fluctuate constantly depending upon how popular or unpopular different events are in any given week. 

How To Get Started

For those looking for some advice on how to get started with golf betting, there are a few things you should know before getting involved in betting on the PGA Tour. The first step is figuring out what type of bet you want and how much capital you have available to bet. While most bets are profitable when approached in the right way, the more money that’s on the line, the higher chance that it will be lost. The second step is determining which players’ performance records indicate they are likely winners, while also considering whether they’ll be playing at home or away from home.

Lastly, handicapping your bets properly will also play an important role in your potential profitability when wagering on golf games. In other words, don’t just blindly put all your eggs in one basket by going all-in on just one player. Instead, try spreading your wealth among different PGA Tour professionals so as not to risk losing everything if you don’t pick the right golfer(s). 

There are several sportsbooks online that allow you to bet on golf and have dedicated sections for odds and betting lines related to professional tournaments hosted in both Europe and North America. If you decide that a particular PGA Tour professional is worth betting on—and at some point, every serious player does—researching his historical performance can prove profitable for those looking to make their first couple of trades.

How To Pick A Good Sportsbook

Sports betting has been around for centuries, but thanks to the internet and social media, gambling is easier than ever. The most popular method of betting today is through online sportsbooks. The emergence of daily fantasy sports sites such as Draftkings and Fanduel has given gamblers many more options. Knowing how best to wager on golf gives you a better chance at coming out ahead. 

Follow these tips before signing up for just any sportsbook. 

1) Look into any promo offers that are being offered by the sportsbook. 

Some may offer sign-up bonuses, while others may give bettors free cash if they manage to beat their odds during a certain time period. 

2) Find out what sort of variety each site offers when it comes to different sporting events. 

There are some that specialize in football or baseball games, while others focus on specific sports like basketball or soccer matches. You want one that provides enough variety so that you can place bets without worrying about not finding anything you’re interested in. 

3) Check the payout percentages offered by each bookmaker. 

A good place to start looking is at websites that rank betting odds for various sportsbooks. These websites compare things like house edge, payouts per hundred dollars wagered, customer service and other factors. If possible, try to find someone who’s had experience with your desired sportbook before making your decision. Remember: the higher the payout percentage on an event, the lower your risk of losing money will be in theory (unless there’s a mistake made somewhere). 

4) Take note of any limitations imposed by your desired sportsbook. 

Is there a maximum number of bets allowed? Is this website only available in select countries? Do they have restrictions on betting limits? Most reputable places should have no problems letting customers withdraw winnings, but it never hurts to ask beforehand. 

 

5) Read reviews left by previous customers who’ve had experiences with the sportsbook in question. 

Don’t rely solely on word-of-mouth; make sure you read feedback from other people. That way, you’ll know what to expect going forward and won’t get taken advantage of later down the line. 

Do your Research

Many sports bettors are scared away from golf betting because they think they need a whole new set of skills and knowledge. While this is not the case, understanding golf handicapping is an important first step in golf betting. With so many companies out there that offer different betting options, you should be sure to do your research before selecting one. 

First off, pay attention to who’s favored heading into a tournament. The favorite is usually the golfer with better consistency, recent success in similar tournaments, or both. You may want to avoid longshots as well since those players don’t have much going for them statistically speaking. On top of that, make sure you know what constitutes good play by deciding on which statistics matter most to you: driving accuracy? Putting percentage? Birdie average? There’s no right answer but make sure you know what numbers matter to you before making a decision about which golfer(s) will fare best during a round of golf. Finally, stay tuned into major storylines coming out of each tournament by reading coverage leading up to the event and following conversations happening around it during play.

However, execute all golf betting tips with the specific situation in mind. Keep in mind that current conditions can often override historical trends, always consider things like recent injuries or weather to impact golf tournaments.

Know Your Chances

Understanding betting odds is one of the most important golf betting tips! Before you start spending your hard-earned money gambling on the PGA Tour, it’s important to understand what the betting odds mean. The odds and structure of gambling on golf can be different from other sports and will impact how much you bet depending on what kind of prize you are going for. One thing is for sure: when it comes to gambling, understanding your chances is key.  

One very common way to bet on golf is to wager on who will win the entire tournament. Odds for this will generally be listed in American/Money Line odds. The odds for favorites are prefixed by a minus (-) symbol and indicate the amount you need to stake to win $100. For example, if the odds are -1000, one would have to stake $1000 to win $100. Conversely, the odds for underdogs are accompanied by a plus (+) sign and indicate the amount won for every $100 staked. DraftKings Sportsbook lists Dustin Johnson as the favorite to win this weekend’s LIV Golf Tour event in Chicago. However, his odds are +500 meaning someone would have to stake $500 to win $100. Despite being the favorite to win, Dustin’s odds are prefixed by a plus sign because it is just that difficult to predict golf tournament winners outright.

To make things even more interesting, gamblers can also take risks with prop bets such as Will Tiger Woods win any tournament in 2017? or Will the Masters have more than one playoff hole? These types of questions can often result in big payouts if they’re answered correctly. For example, someone who gambled $1 on Tiger Woods winning his first tournament in 2017 would have won $350,000! 

The next thing you need to understand is that many gambling sites allow bettors to wager on several different golfers at once. That’s right: you don’t have to just bet on Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, or Justin Thomas to win outright; you can bet that one of them will beat another golfer instead.

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The Best Women’s Golf Clothing Brands to Look For

You know that the clothes you wear can make or break your game. With so many womens golf clothing brands on the market, it can be hard to know which ones to choose. Golf and other outdoor sports have surged in popularity since the pandemic. Now you love the game, but still need to build out your golf wardrobe, right? Golf fashion is unlike nearly anything else, so it can be hard to figure out what is in and what isn’t!

We’re here to help. In this blog post, we’ll break down the best golf clothing brands for women in each category of clothing. You heard that right! You barely have to do any work here, sit back relax and let us bring you that golf style you’ve been eyeing all over Instagram. We’ll cover outerwear, vests, dresses, skorts, polos, hats, golf shoes, and other stylish accessories. Below we will give two great options: a designer and a functional option for each essential category of the game!

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Outerwear

Designer: Ralph Lauren Polo Bear golf sweater

This one is honestly the cutest and a must-have for any wardrobe. The Polo Bear logo is embroidered on the chest, adding a touch of luxury and fun to this already chic sweater. Whether you’re hitting the links or just running errands, this sweater will keep you looking your best.

Functional: Nike ThermaFit Victory half-zip golf top

There’s nothing like a good Nike fit, right? The ThermaFit fabric is designed to keep you warm. Yes, it’s that soft and cozy wool-like material on the inside that makes this sweater feel so warm despite the fact that its thin and airy. The Victory top also features a stand-up collar and zippered pockets, making it a great choice for the serious golfer.

Vests

Designer: Staud women’s Joker argyle sweater vest

Honestly, I LOVE a vest for golf! They look amaze-balls and they keep your arms free so you’re not further sacrificing power when its cold out. The argyle print is eye-catching, unique, and fun. The vest is made from a lightweight wool blend, making it comfortable to wear on those chilly days out on the course. 

Functional: Lady Hagen Women’s Embossed full-zip golf vest 

It is made of a lightweight, water-resistant fabric and features a full-zip closure, stand-up collar, and zippered hand pockets. Again, this is a really great option to keep warm and flexible at the same time. 

Dresses

Designer: Tory Burch Performance Pleated Golf Dress

Now for the fun part! This dress is perfect for summer-time or spring-time golf, and honestly not bad for the obligatory 19th hole after. The Tory Burch Performance Pleated Golf Dress is a lightweight, wrinkle-resistant dress made with their exclusive stretch piqué fabric. It has a flattering fit-and-flare silhouette, cap sleeves, and a pleated skirt.

Functional: Adidas Golf Frill Dress

The newest golf dress from Adidas is sure to turn heads on the course. The frilly skirt adds a touch of fun and femininity, while the fitted bodice ensures a flattering and comfortable fit. The stretchy fabric and the built-in UV protection ensures that you’ll stay protected from the sun’s harmful rays. Whether you’re hitting the links or just enjoying a sunny day, this dress is sure to keep you looking and feeling your best.

Skorts

Designer: Tory Burch Printed Performance golf skort

The Tory Burch Printed Performance golf skort is a stylish and practical piece of clothing that is perfect for hitting the links. The skort is made from a stretchy, breathable fabric that is printed with a pretty floral design. The skort has a built-in shorts liner for extra coverage and pockets for storing golf balls and tees.

Functional: Nike Women’s Drifit Skort

Nike not only offers some of the best golf shirts on the market, but also some of the most stylish and comfortable skorts! The Nike women’s drifit skort is a versatile and stylish piece that can be worn for a variety of occasions. The skort is made from a lightweight and breathable material that is perfect for keeping cool and comfortable in warm weather.

The skort also has a hidden pocket on the waistband that is perfect for storing golf balls and tees. The Nike women’s drifit skort is a great choice for both casual and activewear.

Polos

Designer: Malbon Clubhouse Cable Knit Ladies Polo

The Malbon Clubhouse Cable Knit Ladies Polo is a great choice for any woman looking for a stylish and comfortable top. This polo is made from soft, breathable cotton material and features a cable knit design that is both stylish and comfortable. The Malbon Clubhouse Cable Knit Ladies Polo is a great choice for any woman looking for a stylish and comfortable top.

Functional: Radda Hypnotize polo shirt

The Radda Hypnotize polo shirt is the perfect golf shirt to wear when you want to feel stylish and comfortable at the same time. The shirt is made of a soft, lightweight material that is breathable and comfortable to wear. The shirt also has a slight stretch to it, making it the perfect shirt to wear when you are active. The Radda polo shirt also features a unique hypnotize print that is sure to turn heads on the golf course.

Hats

Designer: Byrdie Golf Social Wear Juno bucket hat 

The Byrdie Golf Social Wear Juno bucket hat is a must-have for any golfer. It’s made with a durable and breathable fabric, and features a classic design with a brim that provides UV protection. It’s perfect for those hot days on the golf course and will keep you cool and comfortable all day long.

Functional: Metal Wood crochet bucket hat

This Metal Wood crochet bucket hat is the perfect accessory for any stylish individual. It is made with high-quality materials, and features a unique crochet design. This hat is sure to turn heads and keep you looking fashionable all season long. Bucket hats are back in y’all!

Shoes

Designer: G/Fore Women’s Gallivanter golf shoes

The G/Fore Women’s Gallivanter golf shoes are my top trendy shoes right now. They feature a waterproof and breathable upper, as well as a comfortable and supportive insole. The outsole provides excellent traction and stability, making them ideal for the golf course. Overall, the G/Fore Women’s Gallivanter golf shoes are a great choice for any female golfer with any swag whatsoever.

Functional: Pro/SL golf shoes from Footjoy 

Footjoy has really always been one of the best golf shoes. They excel in every area especially balance and comfort I think. The 2022 Pro/SLs are designed to not only provide comfort, but style on the golf course. These babies have a soft, full-grain leather upper and a waterproof, breathable membrane, basically they’ll keep your feet dry all day long. The advanced Pulsar cleats provide excellent traction and stability, while the EVA midsole provides cushioning and support. The Pro/SL golf shoes are available in a variety of colors and sizes to fit your individual style and needs.

Other Styling Accessories

Golf Le Fleur wavy stripe silk scarf

The Golf Le Fleur wavy stripe silk scarf is a beautiful and eye-catching accessory. The colors are very vibrant and the material is very soft. The scarf is the perfect size to wear around your neck or to tie around your head. The Golf Le Fleur wavy stripe silk scarf is the perfect addition to any outfit.

Diamond Golf Necklace from Alexandra Jules

Ok wow! This is one of the most unique pieces of jewelry I’ve ever seen. I’m being 100 with you when I say I bought it, like, immediately! The Diamond Golf Necklace from Alexandra Jules is a beautiful and unique piece of jewelry. It is made with 18K gold and features 1.03cts of round brilliant diamonds. The necklace is 17″ in length. This necklace would make a perfect gift for any golf lover or anyone who appreciates fine jewelry.

Golf Ball Key Ring by Tiffany & Co.

This Golf Ball Key Ring by Tiffany & Co. is the perfect gift for the golfer in your life. Made of sterling silver, this key ring is adorned with a golf ball charm that is sure to bring a smile to any golf lover’s face.

 

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Golf course improvement ideas to attract more golfers

The triumph of a golf club largely depends on the quality of the course and its appeal to golfers. A marvelous golf course needs to be well-maintained and enticing to golfers, so they can play a good game and enjoy the experience. In this blog post, we will discuss some golf course improvement ideas to captivate more golfers.

There are various enhancements that can be made to a golf course, ranging from aesthetic improvements to adding contemporary features. Aesthetic renovations can include improving the landscaping, adding trees and other vegetation, and replacing worn-out turf. For courses with finite land, adding features like sand traps, water hazards, and a new driving range can introduce a new challenge and make the course more alluring. Additionally, changes to existing features, like widening fairways or narrowing roughs, can boost the playing experience.

Finally, golf courses should also consider modern technology to heighten their allure.

1. Update course landscaping

Alteration of the course landscaping is an influential part of any golf course improvement plan. Everyone loves a modern, challenging course that they can bring friends to. This can involve anything from planting trees, adding water features, or even creating extra bunkers. This goes a long way in making a course look pleasing and inviting to potential golfers. Not only will this make the course look more enticing, it can also help enhance the playability of the course. Additionally, newer landscaping can help minimize maintenance costs.

2. Improve course maintenance

Want to know one of the most simple ways to attract more golfers? Keep your golf course in good condition! Keep your greens manicured, make sure no grass is growing in your sand traps, and maintain healthy tee boxes; these are all things that golfers talk to their friends about when recommending courses. Other course maintenance ideas involve ensuring that the golf course is free of debris and hazards, that the turf is well maintained, and that there are no standing water hazards. This can be done through proper grooming and aeration, mowing and topdressing, and irrigation. It may also include repairs and updates to the course’s infrastructure, such as the golf cart paths, tee boxes, and putting greens. All of these steps will help to make the golf course more pleasant and enticing to golfers, and lead to an increase in the number of golfers that frequent the golf course.

3. Upgrade golf carts

Ensuring that the carts are updated and modernized will give visitors the impression that the course is well-maintained and cared for. Upgrade golf carts to those with GPS technology, and the latest in safety features, such as automatic braking and hazard detection. Ensure that the carts are regularly maintained and cleaned to provide a pleasant experience for all visitors. Additionally, consider providing a variety of carts for golfers of all levels, such as electric and pull carts, so that anyone can enjoy the full golfing experience.

There’s nothing worse than golf carts with no pick-up or going out on hole #1 and being worried the cart won’t last all day! And a nice GPS on a cart is really something that will bring you back to the course.

4. Introduce membership packages

With the demand for golf these days, it can be so burdensome to get onto a solid public track. Introduce membership packages with priority tee times and bam! Its a terrific way to keep good loyalty to your course and enhance the overall experience. Offer discounts on green fees and cart rental fees for members, as well as access to exclusive members-only events and tournaments. Consider offering flexible packages that are tailored to different levels of golfers, such as beginner, intermediate, and advanced. You can also offer members-only deals at the golf shop and pro shop, as well as access to those fancy exclusive social events. By offering membership packages, you can make your golf course a more attractive destination for golfers of all levels.

5. Offer lessons and clinics

Think about it! Joe Shmo finishes a round on your newly manicured course with fresh and challenging hazards with a score that is nothing to brag about. Decides to practice his drives a little more at the range cause he knows “I just need to practice this one thing and I’ll have it figured out.” After his 5th straight slice on the range, he overhears your golf pro giving just the lesson he needs.

Having a resident golf pro that offers lessons and clinics is a tremendous way to bring more traffic to your course and golf driving range. Beginner golfers will get a chance to learn how to play and perfect their skills, and experienced golfers will be able to hone their expertise. Consider offering group and individual lessons for a variety of ages and skill levels. You can also host clinics that focus on a specific skill such as putting, chipping, or sand shots. This will give golfers an opportunity to get more practice and become more confident in certain areas of their game. Offering lessons and clinics will not only attract more players but also increase their obedience to the golf course.

The verdict, golf courses can be improved to attract more golfers by making the courses more alluring, offering extra amenities, and focusing on customer service. By taking advantage of the latest trends and technologies, golf courses can create more engaging and inviting experiences for players. Additionally, golf courses should take the time to understand their local community and cater to their needs to increase their acclaim. With the right improvements, golf courses can become more favored, and attract more players.