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..National
TRAVEL
Posted on October 12, 2017
Mesquite Can’t Be Beat as a Golf Destination
Once one of Nevada’s best kept golf and vacation secrets, Mesquite has emerged as a world-class golf and casino escape. Once in the shadow of nearby Las Vegas, Mesquite has been using this proximity t..... More >

..National
JUNIOR GOLF
Posted on October 12, 2017
Cashing in on the Youth Movement
Parents are not afraid to spend money on their children. By the age of seven, the average child is playing in at least two organized sports. Many of these kids will have started these sports at the ag..... More >

..National
TRAVEL
Posted on October 12, 2017
Hitting it Big in Vegas Golf
The new Blackjack Golf Trail in Las Vegas is dealing in all golfers with easy, online tee times and the best rates on golf courses in the city that glitters.        It’s all about getting the best deal in..... More >

..International
TRAVEL
Posted on October 12, 2017
Quivira Los Cabos: Mexico’s Finest Golf Resort & Residential Community
Occupying a spectacular site at Land’s End marked by massive dunes, sheer cliffs and desert foothills, Quivira Golf Club, arguably the most daring and eclectic course ever built by Jack Nicklaus, prom..... More >

..Colorado
NEWS
Posted on October 12, 2017
Walnut Creek Golf Preserve donates $7,000 to local charities
Funds from 2017 AJGA tournament to go back to community        The Walnut Creek Golf Preserve announced a total donation of $7,000 on Thursday to several local charities. The donation is funded by the Ame..... More >

..Colorado
NEWS
Posted on October 12, 2017
Updating a Beloved Neighborhood Course
An interview with City Park Golf Course women’s league golfer, Jennifer Bater        s one of eight Denver Golf facilities, City Park Golf Course is best known as the urban course with unbeatable skyline ..... More >

..Colorado
PRO TIPS
Posted on October 12, 2017
“If you can out last that discomfort, I guarantee you baby; on the other side of it is success!” - By Eric Thomas
By Kathleen Heiney    Class A LPGA Professional    Certified Yoga Instructor        We are all creatures of habit. Especially in today’s day and age when everything is at our fingertips. Instant gratification..... More >

..Colorado
NEWS
Posted on October 12, 2017
GOLFTEC Denver Tech Center Re-Opens
GOLFTEC announced the opening of its remodeled and enhanced Denver Tech Center location, a flagship facility that was the site of the original GOLFTEC more than 20 years ago.         Located at 8000 E. Qu..... More >

..Colorado
EVENT
Posted on October 12, 2017
Denver Golf Expo Celebrates 25th Anniversary in February
2018 Registration for Exhibitors is Underway        The organizers of the Denver Golf Expo are proud to announce that exhibitor registration is now open for its 25th anniversary event, which will be held ..... More >

..Colorado
COURSE FEATURE
Posted on July 20, 2017
Saying Goodbye to an Old Friend: The Fitzsimons Story is Coming to an End...
By Dennis Lyon, CGCS    DIVOT Contributing Writer        It was recently announced by the Aurora Golf Division; the Fitzsimons Golf Course will close by the end of 2017. Aurora Golf has managed the 18..... More >

..Colorado
COURSE FEATURE
Posted on July 20, 2017
The Golf Club at Bear Dance, Why this place is Different…
When you visit The Golf Club at Bear Dance in Larkspur, CO, you will enjoy a true mountain golf experience with rolling hills and contoured greens and you will meet a professional staff with over 120 ..... More >

..Colorado
FEATURE
Posted on July 20, 2017
Escape, among rock formations, rivers and the greens
Golf and Grand Junction go hand and hand, people golf for many reasons, because it is social, or a way to escape the everyday chores, it is also a way to hang with the family and be outdoors. Golf can..... More >

..National
VEHICLE REVIEW
Posted on July 20, 2017
Lexus LX 570
Lexus' bold grille has been spread across its entire lineup over the past few years, which for some, does not work with traditional SUV styling.        However you feel, hiding beneath it all is a very ca..... More >

..Colorado
INSTRUCTION
Posted on July 20, 2017
Go Forward to Impact!
By Scotty Hofer     DIVOT Contributing Writer        One of the major problems golfers have at impact is not being forward with either their weight or hands or both. At impact I like to see weight forward o..... More >

..Colorado
INSTRUCTION
Posted on July 20, 2017
Three Turns to Curb Your Slice
By Nathan Morris, PGA    DIVOT Contributing Writer        Over the last 10 years and 18,000 lessons with GOLFTEC, I have learned that there are a few things that you have to do every time to get rid of that..... More >

..Colorado
COURSE FEATURE
Posted on July 20, 2017
100 Years of Golf in Estes Park
By Dawn Y. Wilson    DIVOT Contributing Writer        Most historians point to Scotland as the likely birthplace of the modern game of golf, and since its inception in the Middle Ages, the game has been pla..... More >

..Denver
NEWS
Posted on July 20, 2017
South Suburban Parks and Rec debuts new Clubhouse at South Suburban Golf Course
Come play a championship golf course and visit our new championship clubhouse!        South Suburban Golf Course Clubhouse will officially open in July with an Open House for the community, Friday, July 2..... More >

..Colorado
COURSE REVIEW
Posted on July 20, 2017
Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course Joins Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program
The Red Hawk Ridge Municipal Golf Course has received certification in Environmental Planning from the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses (ACSP), an international program administe..... More >

..Colorado
NEWS
Posted on July 20, 2017
Grant Olinger Beats Charles Chon in a Father’s Day playoff finish
After the first day of play at the annual Denver City Amateur Championship, both the men’s and senior leaders came in under par at 69 and 67 respectively. Last year’s winners in both flights were loo..... More >

..Colorado
COURSE FEATURE
Posted on July 20, 2017
Eagle Ranch Golf Club and the Environment
Since the course opened in 2001, one of the primary goals of Eagle Ranch Golf Club in Eagle, Colorado has been to actually improve the environment around them. Thanks to the hard work of their Superin..... More >

..Colorado
MOUNTAIN GOLF
Posted on July 20, 2017
The only muni in the world to own a Nicklaus designed, 27-hole golf course
The Town of Breckenridge, Colorado can boast that it is the only municipality in the world to own a Jack Nicklaus designed, 27-hole golf course. Breckenridge opened the Bear nine in 1985. The Bear was..... More >

..Colorado
COURSE FEATURE
Posted on April 22, 2017
Where the Wild Things Are...
Introducing Walnut Creek Golf Preserve, Colorado’s first! A championship golf experience for all levels of play.        Founded in 1999, the award-winning Heritage Golf Course at Westmoor in Westminster, ..... More >

..Colorado
MOUNTAIN GOLF
Posted on April 22, 2017
Cutting-Edge Technology Keeps Grand Elk Golf Club on Course
Grand Elk Golf Club has added the revolutionary Golfboard, a battery-powered, stand-up personal transportation device with 4-wheel drive that adds the fun of snowboarding or skateboarding to a round o..... More >

..Colorado
COURSE FEATURE
Posted on April 22, 2017
Looking for a quick golf escape from the metro area?
Tired of heavy traffic on the way to the golf course, and more traffic on the course?         Golf is supposed to be a stress reliever, and it still is at Quail Dunes Golf Course in Fort Morgan.        Locate..... More >

..Colorado
INSTRUCTION
Posted on April 22, 2017
Understanding the Keys to Proper Alignment
By C.J. Perry, PGA    DIVOT Contributing Writer        My students at GOLFTEC Denver Tech Center often suffer from one of the most common faults in golf: poor alignment.        Believe it or not, alignment can ..... More >

..Colorado
INSTRUCTION
Posted on April 22, 2017
Stop Guessing and Start Putting
By Scotty Hofer     DIVOT Contributing Writer            Putting is too important to be guessing. Whether you shoot 70 or 120, approximately 40% are putts. Golfers make their best guess where to start their p..... More >

..Colorado
FITNESS
Posted on April 22, 2017
Understanding “your” golf swing!
By Kathleen Heiney     Class A LPGA Professional    RYT Yoga Instructor/Master Trainer         Golf is an endurance sport. Many people might argue, but the truth is our bodies have to be able to perform a rep..... More >

..Colorado
FEATURE
Posted on April 22, 2017
Master Planning for a Golf Course
By Blake Stirling    Golf Course Architect        Master Planning for a golf course is the backbone of an entire development. It is critically important. If the master plan is great, then the golf project a..... More >

..Colorado
EVENT
Posted on April 22, 2017
Purse doubling, first place quintupling at 2017 CO Women’s Open
The Colorado Open Golf Foundation announced today that the 2017 CoBank Colorado Open will not only become the biggest state open purse in history but will have the biggest first place prize by far.      ..... More >

..Colorado
NEWS
Posted on January 31, 2017
Denver Selects World-Class Teams to Compete for Redesign of City Park Golf Course Course will remain open through 2017 and will reopen in 2019
The City and County of Denver today announced that three design-build contractor teams have been selected to submit proposals for the redesign of City Park Golf Course. The teams include some of the i..... More >

..Colorado
FITNESS
Posted on January 31, 2017
Mindful Golf: One Swing, one shot, and one thought at a time!
By Kathleen Heiney     Class A LPGA Professional    RYT Yoga Instructor/Master Trainer         If all the hazards, fear is the worst! My favorite quote from one of the greatest golfers of all time, Sam Snead...... More >

..Colorado
NEWS
Posted on January 31, 2017
Prospect Recreation and Park District acquires Applewood Golf Course
Prospect Recreation and Park District (PRPD), in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, acquired the Applewood Golf Course in Golden, Colo. for $13.5 million from Molson Coors Brewing Company. Th..... More >

..Colorado
VEHICLE REVIEW
Posted on January 31, 2017
Nice Drive
2017 Wrangler Rubicon        Jeep Wrangler maintains its classic throwback attitude from the old military utility vehicle days. Whether by chance or by design, this off-roader has maintained it’s look for..... More >

..Colorado
VEHICLE REVIEW
Posted on January 31, 2017
Nice Drive
2016 Lexus RX 350        The RX line is the best-selling Lexus model and for good reason. Now in its fourth generation with more interior space, the 2016 has a more bold look and feel, and a whole list of..... More >

..National
TRAVEL
Posted on October 10, 2016
Golf Summerlin: The Trifecta of Vegas Golf
By Cody Law    DIVOT Contributing Writer        For the recreational golfer, those traveling a day away for golf getaways and escapes from reality, Golf Summerlin, just northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, is qu..... More >

..National
TRAVEL
Posted on October 10, 2016
St. George, Utah: A TRUE GOLF DESTINATION
It is hard to classify St. George, Utah as a hidden gem since so many already know that it is a great golf and outdoor destination. St. George offers numerous golf courses, state parks, national parks..... More >

..International
TRAVEL
Posted on October 10, 2016
Towers at Pacifica… a resort within a resort!
The debut of The Towers at Pacifica, a “resort within a resort,” elevates the adults-only, all-inclusive Pueblo Bonito Pacifica to the ultra-luxury category. And, combined with Quivira – the dazzling..... More >

..Colorado
FEATURE
Posted on October 10, 2016
Building a Golf Course… Analyzing The Weather
Blake Stirling    DIVOT Contributing Writer    Golf Course Architect        Designing golf courses is incredibly complex. An experienced golf course architect must have the knowledge and education in several ..... More >

..Colorado
FITNESS
Posted on October 10, 2016
Own Your Golf Story!
By Kathleen Heiney    LPGA Class A Professional & Certified RYT Yoga Instructor Yoga Fit FORE Golf         How often have you stepped on to a hole that you don’t like or fear the worst? The hole that you al..... More >

..Colorado
RETAIL STORE
Posted on October 13, 2015
Lenny’s...
At a time when the sale of golf equipment seems to require a superstore, an outlet store, and an online presence, how is it a mom and pop golf shop has thrived and survived for three decades?        By Rh..... More >

..Colorado
NEWS
Posted on September 22, 2015
GLACIER CLUB UNVEILS DISCOVERY PACKAGE
DURANGO, COLO. – With the colors of fall and the white snow of winter on the horizon, Glacier Club—the exclusive mountain sanctuary just outside historic Durango—is offering privileged access to a lim..... More >

..Colorado
MOUNTAIN GOLF
Posted on May 23, 2012
VAIL GOLF CLUB PARTNERS WITH PGA TOUR ACADEMY TO EXPAND JUNIOR GOLF PROGRAMS IN 2012
Overnight and Full-Day Camps, First Tee Junior Golf Junior Development Clinics Offered Throughout the Summer        Vail Junior Golf (Vail)-The Vail Golf Club will elevate its junior golf programs this su..... More >

..Colorado
MOUNTAIN GOLF
Posted on May 23, 2012
Telluride Ready for Summer and Everything it has to Offer Golf, the Great Outdoors and Festivals Galore
Telluride, Colorado (May 17, 2012) – Spring has teased Telluride with some beautiful days and everyone is excited for the upcoming summer season. The trails are dry, the golf course is shimmering gree..... More >

..Colorado
MOUNTAIN GOLF
Posted on May 10, 2012
Start ’Em Right: Raising Little Golfers
Golf Granby Ranch Shares Tips for Surviving Your First Family Golf Outing        GRANBY, CO — If mastering your putt or perfecting your drive has been a lifelong quest for you, think how hard swinging clu..... More >

..Colorado
PRIVATE CLUB
Posted on April 23, 2012
Canongate Colorado is More Than Just Private Golf
Those who belong to Canongate may know the name was selected for a club that opened on the south side of Atlanta, Georgia in 1965. Canongate established new ground in golf at that time with a vision o..... More >

..Colorado
STAY AND PLAY
Posted on April 23, 2012
The Ultimate Mountain Fantasy Golf Package
Antlers Fantasy Golf Challenge" Offers Lodging and Golf at Six Unique High-Altitude Courses    The other day I broke 70; that's a lot of clubs!" quipped comedian Henny Youngman; you might need a lot of ..... More >

..Colorado
MOUNTAIN GOLF
Posted on April 23, 2012
New Improved EagleVail Golf Club Passes on Sale Now
The valley’s second oldest course will play like new this year! Golfers will discover a highly improved course when they venture out to the tees at EagleVail Golf Club this season.         The first thing..... More >

..International
TRAVEL
Posted on April 20, 2012
New Zealand: Golf Well Worth Traveling Far From Home
By Peter Hellman    Divot Magazine Travel Writer        I leave for New Zealand this Spring, which if not my most exotic golf destination, is certainly the farthest from home. To get there I take a 12 ½ hou..... More >

..Colorado
INSTRUCTION
Posted on April 20, 2012
Attention for Better Golf
Luke Brosterhous, M.S., PGA    Divot Magazine Contributing Writer            I frequently get the question: What’s the best kind of swing thought you can have? Is there one thing that is better than another? ..... More >

..Denver
NEWS
Posted on April 20, 2012
A Dream Becomes Reality... Highlands Ranch Golf Club is Donated to University of Denver
Ron Moore often credited the University of Denver and its golf team for creating the foundation of the successful man he became after graduation, and he dreamed that one day his beloved alma mater wou..... More >

..Denver
NEWS
Posted on April 20, 2012
Denver’s Own, Tom Woodard Inducted Into National Black Golf Hall of Fame
Ann Gregory, Adrian Stills and Tom Woodard were inducted into the National Black Golf Hall of Fame in Tampa, Fla., on March 10th, 2012.            Story by Rhonda Glenn, USGA        Two former PGA Tour players ..... More >

..Colorado
TRAVEL
Posted on March 13, 2012
A Championship Time - On and Off the Greens
Par for the Course in Delta County, Colo.    - Delta County the perfect escape for golfers...and those who just want to tag along -    Delta County, Colo. - Calling all golfers...and golf widows. Delta C..... More >

..National
BOOKS
Posted on February 23, 2012
GOLF RULES ILLUSTRATED 2012-2015 The Official Illustrated Guide to the Rules of Golf
Golf Rules Illustrated 2012-2015, published in association with the United States Golf Association, contains every rule in one of the world's most popular games, including all the new and revised Rule..... More >

..National
PRODUCT
Posted on February 17, 2012
Leupold’s® New GX®-3i, GX-4i Golf Rangefinders Offer Accuracy to Within Six Inches
BEAVERTON, Ore. — Leupold’s® new GX®-3i and GX-4i golf rangefinders feature DNA™ (Digitally eNhanced Accuracy) engine technology and an infrared laser for instant measurements and accuracy to within s..... More >

..National
APPAREL
Posted on February 01, 2012
Royce Leather Launches Luxurious Golf Shoe & Accessory Bag
Secaucus, New Jersey –        With the golf season and Father’s day within sight, Royce Leather has launched a striking leather golf shoe and accessory bag to meet the demands of the increasingly popular ..... More >

..National
TRAVEL
Posted on February 01, 2012
Mystical Golf Announces ‘Make an Offer’ Tee Times
Name Your Own Green Fee to Play The Witch, Man-O-War, The Wizard         (MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) -    Mystical Golf owner and operator of The Witch, Man-O-War and The Wizard courses in Myrtle Beach – announce..... More >

..International
APPAREL
Posted on January 27, 2012
Professional Golfers Kenny Perry and Josh Teater to Endorse Russell Athletic® Apparel in 2012
Kentucky natives to wear new Dri-Power® performance line during PGA Tour competitions        BOWLING GREEN, KY– Russell Athletic Brands, LLC, today announced professional golfers Kenny Perry and Josh Teat..... More >

..Florida
TRAVEL
Posted on January 26, 2012
BAY HILL ANSWERS GUEST DEMAND FOR RETURN OF 50TH ANNIVERSARY PACKAGE WITH NEW ENCORE PACKAGE FOR GOLFERS & SPA ENTHUSIASTS
ORLANDO, FL – The 2011 year was truly golden for Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge as guests raved over the club’s limited time 50th Anniversary Package for golfers and spa goers. In response to ..... More >

..Colorado
MOUNTAIN GOLF
Posted on January 26, 2012
Keystone's Calming Courses
Keystone boasts two amazing Colorado golf courses and thirty-six incredible, championship holes. Imagine teeing off what is seemingly the edge of the world, launching your ball into the light, clear,..... More >

..International
TRAVEL
Posted on January 26, 2012
Prince Edward Island Revisited
By Peter Hellman    DIVOT Contributing Writer            When I wrote my first article about PEI a couple of months ago, I had not been there. But now that I have, I am even more excited about the place. I fl..... More >

..International
TRAVEL
Posted on January 26, 2012
Portugal: Golfing the Atlantic Coast
By Peter Hellman    DIVOT Contributing Writer        s a traveling golfer, I think of myself as someone who has “been there, done that” at a lot of golfable destinations. So, you might find it surprising th..... More >

..Denver
JUNIOR GOLF
Posted on January 26, 2012
TGA-Premier Junior Golf At-school youth golf program in Arapahoe County
TGA of Arapahoe County, owned and operated by Mike Campbell, is the only after-school enrichment junior golf program in Arapahoe County. Since the program launched in 2010, the local after-school juni..... More >

..National
BOOKS
Posted on January 25, 2012
DOTTIE PEPPER LAUNCHES CHILDREN'S BOOK SERIES
Saratoga Springs, NY native Dottie Pepper and co-author Scott Fuller of Virginia Beach, VA, are proud to announce the national launch of Volume 1 of their children's book series, Bogey Tees Off, Vol.1..... More >

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