IN FOUR YEARS, Suzy Whaley will not only become the first female president in the then-102-year history of the PGA of America. She’ll become its most dynamic president, judging by her Women in the Golf Industry appearance tonight in Orlando, Florida.
Whaley, eschewing the typical blue blazer worn by PGA officers in favor of a blue Tory Burch cardigan with gold buttons, bubbled over with enthusiasm and advice for other women trying to make their way in men’s worlds. Settling into a chair next to interviewer Emmy Moore Minister, she gratefully accepted a glass of white wine and likened the setting to the television program “The View” as she told the story of her ascent in the golf business. Continue reading →
Annika Sorenstam and Cutter & Buck have been collaborating for more than 10 years on clothes for the woman golfer. Here’s a preview of her latest collection, premiering at the PGA Show January 20-23.Continue reading →
It’s that time of year when golf balls inexplicably disappear with a splash or a plop. Know how to handle your course in wet conditions, with the guidance of Gail Rogers.
Q. My golf group has a great local rule for wet conditions. If we all see a ball land in an area, get there and cannot find the ball, we just agree on the general area and drop another ball with no penalty. What do you think of that?Continue reading →
A cold round of golf demands a hot beverage, and 19th Hole Editor Cheryl Stotler happily reports that a three-day sampling of hot chocolates f got the panel sweating. All for GottaGoGolfers.
A cold round of golf demands a hot beverage, and our three-day sampling of hot chocolates got the panel sweating – particularly when we labored through that sinful portion of the program rated X (for those of legal drinking age).
Yes, we found, it is possible to summon a hot flash on demand, and it may even be desirable to keep in one’s golf bag a hot flash in a flask. Continue reading →
Olga Stamatiou has a few golf clubs, but she doesn’t use them. She’s too busy depicting the game that she saw all around her when she moved from Greece to Beaufort, South Carolina, 10 years ago. GottaGoGolf hopes you’ll consider gifting some of her work this year as she and her husband set out on a special journey to help children who are injured, ill or in crisis. Continue reading →
Sometimes it’s Mom, not Dad, who hooks the kids and grandkids into golf. In 19 holes with Christine and Carolyn Wente last year, GottaGoGolf learned how the game plays out in the oldest continuously operating family winery in the United States. Bet they’ll be on the course on Thanksgiving! Continue reading →