Joe Steranka is retiring after serving 25 years with the PGA. His replacement for the position of chief executive officer of the PGA of America is Pete Bevacqua. He was the former chief business officer of the US Golf Association. Joe will be missed but now that he is retiring maybe he will have more time to spend doing the sport he loves so much.
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Getting into the swing of things is what our local golf course actually did. They held an event by that title and invited some of the top local golfers to play. They expected a small crowd but what they got was simply amazing. People came from all around to their course. What was once a slow business gold course has become so busy every day they had to enlarge their parking lot.Golf locat
Black Friday will have many specials this year for Sports fans. You will be able to save big on sporting goods in all sports and golf as well. We have seen many ads that were released early for Black Friday and the sporting goods stores will have the crowds as well as the tech stores with the anticipated sales on equipment.
If you are on the course in this wind it can create another component fro getting the best scores. Figuring wind speed into your swing can make any autumn golfer a better golfer. When one of our group received a hole in one we were all in shock. He clearly was missing the shot when suddenly the wind took his ball right to the cup. we just stood there and then did half bows. It was one of those moments that will never happen again and we were all so glad we were there to see it or we would never have believed it!
The World Golf Final is done and Justin Rose took it from Lee Westwood on Friday earning a $1.5m payoff. This was a career best in winnings for Rose. This eight player World Final was a game of many surprises and some records being hit as far as course records set by Westwood with a 61 score earlier in the week. This Turkish Airlines sponsored golf tournament was held in Belek, Turkey and has certainly been a game of back and forth for our favorites with Rose becoming the victor. Westwood receives $1m as well so he also has a good paycheck for a three day work week!
Oct 12 2012
The Turkish Airlines World Golf Final stands with Lee Westwood pulling ahead of Tiger Woods by a stroke in the semi finals guaranteeing him $1m. This happened after McIlroy was beaten by Tiger that morning edging out his chances for the final prize of $1.5m. Westwood will now go up against Ryder Cup team mate Justin Rose for the grand prize. Westwood’s impressive 61 actually lowered the course’s record.
When we think of gamers we do not automatically think of people playing solitaire but the fact is they are gamers as well with the online ability to play these games. We found a website that has free solitaire games for those card game players that enjoy spending time playing cards and want a more convenient way to play. They can play their favorite single player game online for free. It is certainly easier to play card games online for the convenience factor alone and it is easy to access. These online classic games including the popular sudoku daily games are changing the face of gamers everywhere. There are people from all around the world enjoying these classics for free online. The Sudoku game is a game of numbers and lots of them. The arrangement of the numbers is what makes the difference. It is challenging and people of all ages are playing it. It makes you think while using your brain skills. The more you use your skills the more sharp you are at the game and naturally you become better at it. You can then challenge yourself with more difficult number set ups. Games help with over all focus on every thing because of the skills required to play them. Who could have guessed how popular games would become when the early games of a moving dot on a black and white screen was being hit with a dash? Games have certainly come a long way and so have the gamers. The ability of gamers at any age from old to young and the skills and focus gamers build from game play have dramatically increased. The gaming industry is a huge market because there are so many gamers out there ready to play games and be challenged whether it be by card, numbers or zombies!
Although we did not cover the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final in the United States some of our favorites were among the guests playing. Although off to a slow start Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy were among the players. They both lost their opening matches keeping fans on their toes. The winner receives $1.5 million.
The world as a collective is figuring out that we can not continue to operate the way we have been and challenge the existence of natural resources for generations to come. There will a day that our natural resources run out if we do not take precautions today. The same is true for our environment as a whole. we have to care for the earth we live in so generations to come will have the same benefits we have enjoyed. Some companies are finding really big ways to make a difference. One such company is a printing company that has found a way for eco friendly printing. In all aspects of their business they have found ways to do things in a better more earth friendly way. They reuse the rags used for the equipment cleaning by re-purposing them and using them as an alternative fuel saving our landfills. They have a 100% Carbon Free Plant and print that is 100% greenhouse gas free. They have the awards to show that their efforts have been noticed. They are leading others in the right direction so more plants can operate in a more eco friendly manner. Good practices begin with one and ends with everyone.
This is the perfect time of year to enjoy a game we play all year long for many of us. The temperature provides golfers with a comfortable atmosphere to be on the course however the autumn breezes can make for some challenging drives. When the ball hits the air we have to hope it goes our way when the wind currents take over. However, if we make a bad shot we can blame the wind! Yea, it would have been a hole in one but the wind through it off!