Golf News – February 14, 2017

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Project X Victory At AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (February 13, 2017) – Project X was in the bag of the 2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am champion this weekend as he carded a four-shot victory.

With the win at Pebble Beach, the champion became the second youngest player in the history of the game to get nine PGA TOUR career wins. All nine of his victories were with Project X in his irons and wedges.

Key Shaft Stats:

The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am winner’s bag: Project X 6.5 (4-9, AW) Project X 6.0 (PW, SW, LW)

102 sets of iron shafts by True Temper in play at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

410 wedge shafts by True Temper in play at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

10 2016-2017 PGA TOUR Season events won with shafts by True Temper

About Project X Shafts:  Project X shafts deliver penetrating trajectory and ball flight and strike the perfect balance of unrivaled distance, stability and control for golf’s most serious players.

Follow Project X:  pxshaft.com, “ProjectXGolf” on on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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The Jewel Golf Club Selects KemperSports To Manage The Club

NORTHBROOK, Ill. – Feb. 13, 2017 – The owners of The Jewel Golf Club, located along the Mississippi River bluffs in Lake City, MN, have selected KemperSports to manage the club. Recognized as one of the premier golf facilities in the state, The Jewel will look to KemperSports to implement proven sales and marketing initiatives, including increased outings and events sales. KemperSports will also introduce TrueService – a proprietary customer service training program.

Just a short drive from Rochester and the Minneapolis/St. Paul markets, The Jewel has a solid membership base and is open to the public. It will take advantage of KemperSports’ nearly 40 years of experience operating golf courses to ensure the Club is properly positioned as a must-play destination.

The Jewel Golf Club opened in 2005 with rave reviews, including being named by GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest on their Best New Courses list. Golfweek Magazine has ranked it among the top 5 golf courses in the state for the past six consecutive years. This year, Golf Advisor placed The Jewel Golf Club as the 11th best course to play in the country. The course is designed by 3-time U.S. Open winner Hale Irwin.

“We are very excited to partner with KemperSports to manage The Jewel,” said owner Tim Hasse. “Their experience in managing top-ranked public golf courses will be a true asset in terms of elevating the golf experience at our facility.”

In addition to golf, The Jewel Golf Club rounds out the experience with a 25,000-sq.-ft. clubhouse that includes an expansive golf shop, banquet facility and a full service restaurant and bar with indoor and outdoor seating.

“The Jewel Golf Club is a visually stunning golf course and a must-play in Minnesota,” said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. “We look forward to working with the ownership group to improve the guest experience.”

The Jewel Golf Club joins The Wilderness at Fortune Bay, another top-ranked public course, as the second property in the KemperSports portfolio in the state of Minnesota.

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Palmetto Dunes Package And Save

At Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island, the arrival of spring allows golfers to begin scheduling their next golf getaway while also saving money through the resort’s numerous golf stay-and-play packages.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (February 2017) – A relatively mild winter across the country has golfers thinking about spring even earlier than usual this year. With that in mind, it’s never too soon to begin planning your next visit to Hilton Head Island’s venerable Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort.

Not only does Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort feature a trio of award-winning golf courses designed by three legends of the game – Robert Trent Jones Sr., Arthur Hills and George Fazio – along with one of the finest tennis centers in the southeast, three miles of pristine Atlantic Ocean beach, and more amenities and activities than can possibly be imagined. But also, Palmetto Dunes makes it easy and affordable to arrange your trip through numerous attractive packages.

The “Golf Stay and Play Package” at Palmetto Dunes features outstanding resort accommodations, plus two or three rounds of golf on your choice of the three courses. This vacation package is completely customizable with accommodations and activities.

For more information, please call 877-567-6513 or visit palmettodunes.com.

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Matt Meeker

Matt lives in sunny Orlando with his wife who allows his golf obsession to stretch the limits of normalcy. He's also a proud coach with The First Tee of Central Florida who loves teaching kids about golf and life skills.

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