Bridgestone Golf announced today that a special First Tee edition e6 will be available exclusively through PGA TOUR Superstore. A portion of the proceeds will go directly to First Tee, a youth development organization that helps kids and teens build their strength of character through golf.
“We’re very pleased to offer this special First Tee edition e6, exclusively at PGA TOUR Superstore,” said Dan Murphy, President and CEO, Bridgestone Golf. “For decades, First Tee has done very fine work, helping young people learn and grow through the game of golf, building strong individuals and communities. It is an honor to create a dedicated product where the proceeds from the sales will bolster their charitable endeavors.”
During the third round of the 2021 Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Cameron Champ hit his tee shot in the water at the par-5 18th hole, resulting in a drop by the hazard, feet away from an alligator, as Champ prepared for and hit his third shot.
Chris Kulinski knew as a 16-year-old caddie that he wanted a career in the golf industry. When he worked the bag room at Transit Valley Country Club in East Amherst, New York, Kulinski dreamed of owning his own golf shop. By age 26, he was a head professional.
Now, as a Career Consultant and Recruitment Specialist for the PGA of America, 38-year-old Kulinski uses his hands-on experience to guide others toward their dream job.
My PGA Journey: It’s Never Too Late for a Career Change to the Golf Industry
“I think it’s my passion to just help others out,” said Kulinski, who serves the Central, Northeast and Western New York PGA Sections.
There are 28,000 PGA Professionals who work in the $84 billion golf industry. A good first step for anyone looking to begin a career in the golf industry is to call one of the 21 Career Consultants who serve the 41 PGA Sections across the United States.
Does golf always seem to get you down, even though deep down you know you love playing it? In this video, Kit Alexander talks through 7 ways you can put the fun back into your round. Whether it's by changing the format or playing with someone new, there are ways you can begin to enjoy golf again, which is the reason we play the game in the first place!
There is no other sport where you can find such a wide range of ages showing success at the highest level as you find in golf.
I don’t say this only because of 47-year-old Stewart Cink’s blistering first and second rounds at this week’s RBC Heritage, as there are plenty of other examples. Take every low 60 posted by a Bernhard Langer or a Freddy Couples on the Champions Tour, or guys like Jose Maria or Lefty making the cut and playing well at this year’s Masters. Or remember when a 59-year-old Tom Watson nearly won the Open Championship in 2009? Golf is undoubtedly a sport that allows for success deep into one’s later years.
There are things that you as a recreational golfer need to know, however, and either continue to incorporate or begin to work on to ensure you can stay sharp for many, many years to come.