Becoming a PGA Member: Step 1

June 8, 2016

The process of becoming a PGA member is pretty convoluted and might even come across as a bit baffling, but there are more than 28,000 PGA of America members, so there are a lot of people out there who know what they’re doing! Since I’m about start the process of earning my PGA Certification, I thought I’d document the step-by-step (including costs) as a way to clear up any confusion. The “Steps to Becoming a…

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Troon Women’s Golf Month

June 6, 2016

June is Troon Women’s Golf Month, and La Paloma Country Club is getting into the swing by offering free clinics geared toward women all month long. The 45-minute clinics will run from 9:00-9:45 every Sunday morning this month, weather permitting, and will be taught by La Paloma professional staff members. Clinics will meet at the driving range and cover all areas of the game including (but not limited to) putting, chipping,…

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dbg on Golf

Lune Rouge Innovation, a creative company backed by Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberte, announced it’s starting a Major Series of Putting. The putting championship in Las Vegas next March will offer millions in total prize money.

June 5, 2016
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Coal Creek Golf Course

June 4, 2016

Coal Creek Golf Course in Louisville, Colorado bills itself as “Colorado’s newest 25-year-old golf course.” There’s a good reason why. The course was originally designed and built by Richard M. Phelps (who also designed Alta Mesa Country Club in Mesa, Arizona) back in 1990, but in September of 2013, massive flooding ravaged several cities located along the state’s Front Range. According to Wikipedia, The Front Range is a “colloquial term…

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