Texas A&M Today: Texas A&M Student Shares Love Of Golf And Engineering Through Viral TikToks

Texas A&M Today: Texas A&M Student Shares Love Of Golf And Engineering Through Viral TikToks. “After gaining hundreds of followers from a video of her attempting to make a table out of golf balls, [Katie Calderon] discovered she could use the platform to showcase how golf clubs are engineered. Making use of the 3D printers at Texas A&M, Calderon began developing and testing a 3D-printed putter — the first ever to be produced.”

Yahoo Finance: 2021 has been a record year for the golf business

Yahoo Finance: 2021 has been a record year for the golf business. “Within the last week, we’ve seen golf’s two biggest publicly-traded companies — Titleist parent company Acushnet (GOLF) and Callaway Golf (ELY) — report quarterly results. And these reports indicated that just about every benefit that accrued to the industry during the pandemic has only improved this year.”

ZDNet: Who’s the greatest golfer of all time? This data-led project might have the answer

ZDNet: Who’s the greatest golfer of all time? This data-led project might have the answer. “What do you do if a global pandemic means you can’t stage one of the world’s most famous golf tournaments? For The R&A, organisers of The Open, the answer was to use a combination of data and video to create a virtual tournament of golfing greats from the past 50 years.”

United States Golf Association: Historic Howard Schickler Photo Collection Acquired

United States Golf Association: Historic Howard Schickler Photo Collection Acquired. “The collection contains more than 1,000 high-quality, historically and artistically important golf images from the 19th and early 20th century. Many photographs feature top American and British golfers, both men and women, from the mid-1800s to the 1970s. The collection was amassed over decades by collector Howard Schickler, sourced from the collections of some of the game’s most influential figures, including the personal collections of Old Tom Morris and F.G. Tait, the Auchterlonie and the Foulis families, the estate of Billy Burke and the collections of Ed Dudley and Bernard Darwin.”

The Daily Beast: Trump Goes to Golf Club, Not Church, After Demanding Houses of Worship Open

The Daily Beast: Trump Goes to Golf Club, Not Church, After Demanding Houses of Worship Open. “President Donald Trump headed to his Virginia golf club once again Sunday morning, according to a Wall Street Journal reporter, just days after he made a brief press statement demanding that houses of worship be opened ‘right now for this weekend’ during the coronavirus pandemic.”

Golf: Here’s the newest golf league you can watch on social media

Golf: Here’s the newest golf league you can watch on social media. “The European Tour announced today the playing of the BMW Indoor Invitational, a new series of virtual golf tournaments using Trackman technology. The event will feature European Tour players Martin Kaymer, Joost Luiten, Mike Lorenzo Vera, Lee Westwood and Bernd Wiesberger as they face off head to head in virtual competition from their own homes. With regular events on the European Tour still suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic, the event will allow pros to compete against each other and keep their games sharp, all without leaving the comforts of their homes.”

BBC Sport: PGA Tour plans to resume in June with tournaments behind closed doors

BBC Sport: PGA Tour plans to resume in June with tournaments behind closed doors. “The PGA Tour has announced plans to resume in June with the first four tournaments played behind closed doors. The Tour has been suspended since 12 March because of the global coronavirus pandemic that has halted all golf. The Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas is scheduled to be the first tournament back on 11-14 June.”

How-To Geek: How to Stream U.S. Sports for Free Online

How-To Geek: How to Stream U.S. Sports for Free Online. “The wide world of sports has been mostly postponed for 2020 thanks to the coronavirus. As we all try to flatten the curve with social distancing, some of the most popular U.S. sports leagues are streaming both new and old games for free.” Very extensive, handy for those of you who are missing your sports.

PRNewswire: GroupChips. com Launches Golf Puns Website – Announces Pun Contest (PRESS RELEASE)

PRNewswire: GroupChips. com Launches Golf Puns Website – Announces Pun Contest (PRESS RELEASE). “GroupChips.com, the creator of an innovative social media platform for golf instruction has rolled out a new website to create an online database of golf related puns. The website, at https://golfpuns.com, will begin displaying puns in January 2020, but is currently accepting pun submissions from anyone who thinks they are clever and funny!”

Silicon Republic: How this site aims to digitise the relationship between golfers and caddies

Silicon Republic: How this site aims to digitise the relationship between golfers and caddies. “On [Graham] Curry’s new website, caddies can create profiles of themselves and golfers can view their profiles, look at reviews of their work and arrange rounds of golf…. When I first heard about Curry’s idea, I thought he was taking on the world of the super-rich – or just pro golfers. But it turns out that average golfers also hire caddies regularly.”

2018 British Open: How to watch, stream the golf event (CNET)

CNET: 2018 British Open: How to watch, stream the golf event. “Golfers will be swinging to win the 147th Open championship in Scotland, which starts on July 19 and runs through July 22. Often referred to as the British Open, the event will see golfers take on the Carnoustie Golf Club in hopes of taking home part of the prize money, which Golf Digest reports to be a $10.8 million purse with the winner taking home $1.85 million.”

Environmental Defense Fund: Hundreds of Golf Courses Tee Up to Help Monarch Butterflies

Environmental Defense Fund: Hundreds of Golf Courses Tee Up to Help Monarch Butterflies. “Audubon International and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) recently partnered to launch Monarchs in the Rough, a program to assist golf courses in the United States, Canada and Mexico in creating habitat for monarch butterflies and other pollinators in out-of-play areas. The program first rolled out in January 2018 with a goal of enrolling 100 courses. Today, the program has far surpassed its initial goal by enrolling more than 250 courses. The program has set a new goal of enrolling 500 additional courses, and launched a new website to feature participating courses.”