We had a great time this past weekend at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club 5th Annual Fall Frolic!
Here is the list of the winners and some photos:
• Winners Coming Soon
Golf will never be the same for two reasons. First, that Arnold Palmer lived. Second, that Arnold Palmer has died.
The single most important figure in the history of the game -- you can argue with me about this if you want, but you'd be wrong -- passed away Sunday at the age of 87. It's disorienting thinking about a world without him.
Life-Changing Prize of $500,000 to be Awarded to the Winner on the Nov. 22 Finale; Winning Driver to Hit Retail Stores Nationwide Three Days Later on Black Friday, Nov. 25
Wilson Golf Taking Unique Approach to Find Next Great Golf Driver in First-of-its-Kind Television Series by Giving Viewers an Inside Look at the Golf Club Design Process From Taking
Prototypes to Reality, Premiering Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 10 p.m. ET
Former Chicago Bears Linebacker and Avid Golfer Brian Urlacher Headlines Panel of Judges Critiquing Finalists’ Designs
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19, 2016 – Wilson Golf issued an open call and declared an unprecedented challenge – develop a concept that can be transformed into golf’s next cutting-edge driver – in a first-of-its-kind television series airing on Golf Channel. The reward: a life-changing grand prize of $500,000 and a Wilson Staff driver inspired by their concept hitting retail stores nationwide on Black Friday, Nov. 25, three days after the season finale. Driver vs. Driver presented by Wilson premieres Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 10 p.m. ET.
Last Friday it was our intention to put together a post recognizing the first known hole-in-one in golf history by Young Tom Morris.
While compiling information for the post, we ran into a snag. Through research, we found conflicting dates as to when the hole-in-one actually occurred.
Some publications referenced the 1868 Open Championship at Prestwick (including the World Golf Hall of Fame website), while others had it as the 1869 Open, also at Prestwick.