PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando is an Experience

One of the highlights of being in the golf business is that we get to go to the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. This golf extravaganza brings together golf pros, golf businesses, course owners and managers, club officers and golf writers together for a four-day feast of everything that is golf. There are people from […]

Coronavirus Alters The World

How Corona Effects RI Golf

Where were you when you first heard the term coronavirus? We were reading the paper in St. Augustine, Fla. while looking at the Atlantic Ocean in early February. This virus had started in China and there was talk that it could spread around the world. With today’s modern medicines there was little to worry about, […]

There Will Never Be Another Arnold

While watching the Bay Hill Classic this week in Orlando I had many great memories of Arnold Palmer who started this tournament and whose name is attached to the event. The memories go back to 1957 just before the Wethersfield Open outside of Hartford, CT. My dad, an excellent athlete, had recently taken up golf […]

Metacomet C.C. in East Providence Planning to Close

The members of Metacomet C.C. in East Providence, R.I. received a letter from the ownership group on February 21 stating that losses for the last year where much greater than the previous two years and that the owners are in discussions with a company to purchase the property. Plans are for the course to stay […]

National Golf Expo-Boston Feb 28-March 1

For three days only, February 28-March 1, the National Golf Expo transforms Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center into the Northeast’s largest indoor pro shop and driving range. “Itching to get back on the links?  Need new equipment? Want to improve your game?  Like a challenge? At this year’s Golf Expo you can do it all!” […]

Brett Quigley Wins – Finally

HARTFORD, Conn. – Rhode Island native Brett Quigley was always one of the most outgoing and personable players on the PGA Tour but went 0-for-408 in getting to the winner’s circle. Quigley’s uncle, Dana, also never won on the PGA Tour, though he and Brett each had chances in the Greater Hartford Open (now Travelers […]


HARTFORD, Conn. – Golf is arguably the No. 1 fund-raiser in all of sports. From a myriad of local and regional charity tournaments to the millions of dollars raised annually on the PGA Tour, golf constantly fills coffers to help tens of thousands of people each year. In 2019, the Travelers Championship raised a tournament […]

Gallo Named to Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame

Kyle Gallo has achieved on many levels in Connecticut golf, especially winning a record-tying Connecticut Open titles. So it’s no surprise that Gallo was inducted into the Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame at the Connecticut State Golf Association at the organization’s annual meeting and Hall of Fame inductions ceremony Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. at […]

Find Your Lost Distance!

Most students come in and complain about consistency with their ball striking, most notably, solid contact. To strike a ball solidly when it is sitting on the ground, we must first strike the golf ball before the ground, which will lead to a divot in front of the golf ball. Struggling players don’t understand how […]