Ditch the hotdog, chips and Snickers bar at the turn and try some healthful snacks instead the next time you play golf. You will avoid any sugar crashes and may even play better. [MORE]
Are you up for the Challenge? The EWGA Par 3 Challenge charity golf event is Saturday June 25th at the Palm Beach Par 3 – hosted by the Executive Women's Golf Association to benefit LPGA-USGA Girls Golf.
Some come out to play – and bring a partner -- Two person teams - either two women or a man and woman - and enjoy the Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course right on the Atlantic Ocean. Everyone's invited to support little girls with big dreams. Are you game? Get more info and sign-up at ewgapar3.com
Golf has evolved a lot from the 14th century. Early golf balls were either leather filled with cow's hair or solid wood. Soon "featheries". hit the scene. They were hand-sewn leather with chicken or goose feathers and coated with white paint.
Jump to the 21st century and now we have stylized golf balls. Varick golf balls has added metallic and neon-patterned to the already crowded market.
Sure is gonna be tough finding a place to mark the patterned ball! [MORE]
Photo Credit: The Golf Wire
Some habits are good - walking 10,000 steps each day; drinking 8 glasses of water, etc. An Entrepreneur Magazine article lists five daily habits for a successful businessperson.
1.) Accentuate the positive - surround yourself with positive people.
2.) Be a bookworm - stay current with what is going on around you and the world.
3.) Take responsibility for mistakes.
4.) Remember the golden rule - say please and thank you.
5.) Set long and short-term goals.
Using these tips will soon see you in the C Suite.
June 7th marks International Women's Golf Day. Over 400 locations in 18 countries will be celebrating. Many places it is free. Join women and girls around the world on June 7th. Sign up at womensgolfday.com.
Spread the Word!
The statistics are in and they aren't promising. Physical activity in Americans has declined 1.3 million from 2014 to 2015.
The red flags are highlighting the severity of the "inactivity panademic". There is a trend of being "casual" sports participants instead of "frequent" sports participants, according to a recent report from Phit America. [more]
Photo Credits: phitamerica.org
Think you know the Rules of Golf? Why are they so tricky to understand? Here’s a list of the 10 Most Misunderstood Rules and the fact behind the myth. [MORE]
Join the social media campaign and add your voice to the messages the golf industry is delivering to Washington on the economic and charitable impact and the environmental and fitness benefits of golf. #NGD16 @wearegolf
Did you know:
When you watch golf's return to the Olympics this summer, keep in mind a little bit of the USA will be on the course. Namely, Texas turf.
The grass grown by Bladerunner Farms uses less water, fertilizer and pesticides. The Rio course is on an ecologically sensitive area of the city. [MORE]