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Fritsch fore Fox Raises Money for Cancer Research, One Birdie at a Time

Photo courtesy of Brad Fritsch Canada’s own, BradFritsch, will be teeing it up this weekend (Sept 11-14, 2014) at The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship to help secure his continued playing privileges on the PGA TOUR. But that’s not all.  He is also using this opportunity to work with his sponsor, TheTurnTee, to help raise funds for TerryFox Foundation Cancer Research through ... Read More »

Ginny Golding Gives Back through Golf — One Swing at a Time

It never ceases to amaze me the generosity of golfers. Did you know that golf raises more money for charity than all other sports combined?  In January the PGA announced it had surpassed $2 billion in charitable giving – $1 billion of which was raised in just the past 8 years. But giving back through golf isn’t reserved for famous ... Read More »

Escape to Ka’anapali via Golf Today NW

Everyone knows I love golfing on Maui.  What’s not to love? So when I was asked why I enjoy playing the two courses at Ka’anapali so much, this is what I told Golf Today NW Magazine. Aloha! Golfgal Pamper yourself on Maui! Book your little piece of heaven in golfers’ paradise. Book now at http://www.vrbo.com/424659 and tell them Golfgal sent ... Read More »

Fore Our Troops

Uncle Billy’s GraveCommonwealth War Graves, Artolsheim France As an army brat (a badge of honor I wear proudly), I have a  huge respect for our military and for those brave soldiers who risk their lives to protect us. My grandfather served in WW 1. My uncle was shot down and killed in WW 2 before the age of 20. My ... Read More »

Play it Black at University Golf Club

“If you build it, will they come?”  Well, they did for Kevin Costner’s character in Field of Dreams, but any smart product manager knows, like the movie, that is pure fantasy when it comes to building successful products and services people want to buy, including tee times. Most golf course designers and architects consider themselves visionaries when it comes to building ... Read More »

Giving Back through Golf

Last April the first of a series of Compete for Compassion Skin Games was held in Texas.  It was the fulfillment of a long time dream of Texas Golf ConneXion owner, Allen Baytes, who wanted to use golf to help kids in need. The tournament was a great success, attracting golfers from all over the state, along with prominent sponsors and ... Read More »

Accenture Match Play: Golf’s Greatest Desert Dual

One of my favorite events of the year starts this week — the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship. Not only does it boast a field comparable with majors, Match Play at this level brings a Ryder Cup-like emotion to the stage that keeps me on the edge of my couch for 4 solid days. Every hole feels like a new ... Read More »

Can Crowdfunding Work for Golf?

Imagine being PAID to PLAY two terrible rounds of golf, missing the cut and still walking away with $3M. Imagine being PAID to PLAY brand spanking new Nike clubs for $250M, and after only 18 holes giving up on them and switching back to a competitor’s brand. Now imagine you are trying to play on the mini tours in the ... Read More »

Golf with Aloha

They say that golf is a “gentleman’s” game and  I’ve often wondered…Does golf attract “gentle people” or does it make people “gentle”?  It’s probably a little bit of both, but either way, my experience has been that, except for the very rare occasion where an unfriendly joins our foursome, 99% of the people I meet on the links are people ... Read More »