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Spring is on the Horizon!
You Know You are a Golfaholic if:
You follow every PGA,
European, and LPGA Tour Professional Golfer, as well as,
Television Golf Announcer on Twitter.
If you are going
to throw a club,
it is important to
throw it ahead
of you, down the
fairway, so you
don’t have to waste
energy going back
to pick it up”
~ Tommy Bolt
The Masters is less than one month away. “March Madness” is in full
bloom and the PGA Tour has begun its “Florida Swing.” Although
Florida is just not the same without, Arnie, Doral and Tiger.
There is a new No. 1 golfer in the world as Dustin Johnson unseated
an ailing Jason Day. With Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas
and Hideki Matsuyama, all as current winners on tour, the youth
On the home front, unseasonably warm weather in February allowed
bonus time on local golf courses. With the 9
annual Toledo Golf
Show in the books, spring must surely be approaching. Adam Reny’s
article this month outlines how the Toledo Golf Show is reaching out
to a wider audience to help grow golf in the Toledo area.
Cold weather is sure to return to our area and the indoor virtual
simulators are all seeing heightened activity as golfers want to keep
their swings sharp even though it’s too cold to be outside.
We chronicle our own “Florida Swing” in this month’s edition. St.
Augustine, Orlando, Port St. Lucie, West Palm and Naples made up
our Florida tour this year and it was one of our best trips ever.
Most people do not realize the golf community generates $3.9
Billion dollars every year for charity, more than the NFL, MLB or
NBA combined. Some of this comes from professional events, but
the vast majority is donated from the everyday golfer that participates
in a local golf outing or event.
Golf is portrayed as an elitist sport, but it gives more than its fair
share to charities around the country.
Dan Bunge of Components Plus is our feature this month. Dan has
been serving area golfers for nearly 30 years and his store on US 223
in Ottawa Lake is loaded with great golf deals.
Mike May takes us to Myrtle Beach, Ed Travis reviews a new book
about business and golf, plus Matt Saternus tells us about the new
PING i200 irons.
I think I see the sun peeking out, I gotta go, I’ll catch you on the “Back 9.”