B born in February 2011. Simpson is expected to
return to action at the PGA Championship Aug.
9-12 at Kiawah Island.
Generally speaking, honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower and other presidents will be a crowd- pleaser.
Have Said It Better.
We engineered the new Idea a12 OS Hybrid Irons to be the best performing, easiest-to-hit set ever.
However, the real test comes from golfers like you and the results are in.
Chris Wilczynski is a rare breed among
course architects these days. He’s working on
a new course in the United States. Wilczynski’s
firm, C. W. Golf Architecture, has been hired by
homebuilder and developer Taylor Morrison to
execute the master plan and design for Esplanade Golf & Country Club at Naples, a 1,798-
acre residential community featuring an eco-friendly 18-hole layout on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
Registration for the Golf.com World Amateur
Handicap Championship ends Aug. 7. It will be
played Aug. 27-31 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and
feature more than 3,000 participants from 25
countries and all 50 states. The $550 entry fee
includes 72 holes of golf on a different course
each day. Register at www.worldamgolf.com.
As Florida’s official host hotel for
August’s Republican National Convention,
Innisbrook Resort renamed the holes on its
top-ranked Copperhead Course after history’s 18 U.S. Republican Presidents.
named for Mr. Canadian Open, Dick Grimm,
is presented annually by the GJAC for lifetime
achievement and service to golf in Canada.
A Calaveras County (Calif.) vice-principal,
Robert E. Rappleye Jr., 61, was arrested
recently on suspicion of assault with a deadly
weapon, Angels Camp police officials said.
His alleged weapon? A golf club. On July 13,
Rappleye became frustrated by slow play. A
husband and wife in the group approached
Rappleye to talk about it. Witnesses say the
husband became angry when Rappleye used
foul language directed to the husband’s wife.
The United States Golf Association announced Colleton River Plantation Club, in
Bluffton, S.C., as the host site for the 2015 U.S.
Junior Amateur Championship. This will be
the first USGA championship held at Colleton
River’s Pete Dye Course.
The Golf Journalists Association of Canada
announced that Sandra Post is the 2012 recipient of the Dick Grimm Award. The award,
Rory McIlroy’s first victory in the United
States came at Quail Hollow Club. Because of
an editing error, John Hopkins’ July 23 column
reported that it occurred at Congressional
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“What a remarkable set of
clubs. Length and power
combined with incredible
feel and accuracy.”
Gary - 8 Handicap
“The most forgiving
and easiest-to-hit yet
Eddie - 19 Handicap
Ultra Thin Face
“I noticed about
10–15 yards longer
over my older 3
Mark - 14 Handicap
“Hybrids are easy-to-hit
and the ball seems to
just jump off the face.”
Phil - 12 Handicap
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