Golf News – April 17, 2018

Nippon Shaft Finishes 1-2-3 in Hawaii for 130th Tour Win for N.S. Pro Modus³

CARLSBAD, CA – Nippon Shaft recorded a 1-2-3 finish at the LPGA’s LOTTE Championship on Saturday (April 14) as players from three different countries used the company’s steel shafts in their irons and wedges.

This is the second MODUS³ Tour 105 win on the LPGA Tour this year and the 130th N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour in total professional victories since the series release in 2010.

The 20-year-old Canadian winner used N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour 105 S flex steel shafts in her irons and MODUS³ Wedge 115 steel shafts in her wedges as she shot a 12-under par total with rounds of 68-66-73-69—276 at Ko Olina Golf Club in Kapolei, Hawaii. She earned $300,000 for her sixth LPGA Tour victory.

The runner-up, from Spain, used N.S.PRO 850GH steel shafts in her irons and wedges to shoot 8-under par for the event. The South Korean player who finished in a three-way tie for third shot 7-under used N.S.PRO 950GH steel shafts in her irons and wedges.

“Nippon Shaft would like to congratulate the winner of the LOTTE Championship on her sixth LPGA Tour victory,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft.  “We also want to congratulate the runner up and the third-place finisher on their outstanding performances.”

It was the second consecutive LPGA victory for a player using Nippon Shaft, which also prevailed at the ANA Inspiration, the circuit’s first major of the year.

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Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa The All-American Resort for Memorial Day

Whether you want to be peaceful, patriotic or party it up Memorial Day weekend, Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa is the place to be

GALENA, IL –- Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa is always a fantastic place to get away, but during Memorial Day weekend, it is the all-American place to be. From Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 28, Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa raises the flag to an all-American celebration, serving as the unofficial launch of summer.

Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa’s version of the tailgate party is about much more than sitting in a parking lot eating and imbibing. Take advantage of the long weekend and getaway for golf, hot air balloon rides, horseback riding, fishing, boating and party pontoons, Sunset Champagne Cruises on Lake Galena, kid-friendly indoor and outdoor activities, Movies and Tubies, s’mores galore, workshops, Sunday brunch at the Woodlands Restaurant and more.

Other activities at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa include:

  • Six exceptional restaurants prepare fresh meals all day. Guests can grab a quick bite overlooking the golf course or enjoy a leisurely culinary and wine experience at the acclaimed Woodlands Restaurant.  The hallmark of the Eagle Ridge Restaurant’s culinary approach is a strong partnership with local farmers, butchers, fishermen and artisans – ensuring the freshest regional ingredients and superb seasonal cuisine throughout the year.
  • It is always summer around the heated indoor pool, where guests and families enjoy games and activities like movie nights and make-your-own snack.
  • For wine and art lovers, local artist Sandra Principe hosts monthly Cork & Canvas events at the resort. Let your creative side come out as you create your masterpiece overlooking Lake Galena and the beautiful landscape of The Galena Territory, with a glass of wine in your hand.
  • Guests will instantly relax at the luxurious Stonedrift Spa, with treatments ranging from traditional deep-tissue massages to the drifting stone massage, aromatic facials and energy therapies.

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Cleveland Golf and Jamie Sadlowski Proudly Present: Grandpa Jamie

Unsuspecting country club members have no idea what they’re in for when an unruly, geriatric long-drive champion (Jamie Sadlowski disguised as an 80-year man) decides today is the day to emerge from retirement and hit the range. Watch the hilarity and hijinks from hidden camera vantage points as Grandpa Jamie gives lessons, takes lessons, and out drives every member on the course.

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Michael Feland

Born in Houston, TX, raised in New Orleans, LA, Mike and his family currently live in Orlando, FL. Mike is a First Tee Level 1 Certified instructor and enjoys sharing his love for the game with the Orlando area youth that participate in The First Tee of Central Florida program.

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