Golf News – September 22, 2017

KBS Wins The LPGA Evian Championship

Another win for KBS Golf Shafts, this time at the LPGA Tours Final Major of the Year, The Evian Championship, formerly the Evian Masters. The longtime KBS user has claimed the final has claimed the final major of the women’s golf season after winning a sudden-death playoff at the Evian Championship in France. The Swede won at the first extra hole after the pair shot final rounds of 66 to finish on nine-under par for 54 holes using a full bag of KBS Tour 90 R Flex — heavy rain on day one saw the event at the Evian Resort Golf Club reduced to a three-round tournament. We congratulate the longtime KBS user on her much-deserved win and her continued success in KBS Golf Shafts!! | Player Driven. Tour Proven. |

KBS Tour 90: MAXIMUM DISTANCE. RESPONSIVE FEEL. As the lightest shaft in the KBS product line, the KBS TOUR 90 is designed for players seeking higher trajectory, additional spin and maximum distance.

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The Sea Pines Resort Announces Exceptional ‘Getaway Package’

Ideal for Fall, Winter Beach Vacations at Hilton Head Island’s Premier Destination

HILTON HEAD, S.C. –  The Sea Pines Resort – Hilton Head Island’s premier vacation destination – announces its “Getaway Package” for fall and winter getaways to long savor through March 2, 2018.

Highlighted by comfortable, temperate Atlantic coast weather during fall and winter months, the legendary Lowcountry resort features five miles of unspoiled beaches, 14 miles of bike and walking trails, 21 clay tennis courts, horseback riding and three world-class golf courses.

The activity-loaded package includes complimentary lunch and dinner entrées for two (one-time only each) at Links, Live Oak, Coast and Quarterdeck restaurants; preferred golf rates on the resort’s three championship golf courses including famed Harbour Town Golf Links, home of the PGA TOUR’s RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing; and a $50 resort credit for stays of seven or more nights.

The Getaway Package additionally includes complimentary bicycles for two during the entire stay, two hours of complimentary tennis per day at The Sea Pines Racquet Club, one gratis portrait session on the beach by the certified professionals at Memory Lane Portraits (and 15% discount on à la carte portrait orders), 10% off treatments at LeSpa; unlimited use of the Fitness Center and complimentary wireless internet.

Not to be missed during stays is visiting the resort’s 25,000-square-foot Sea Pines Beach Club with its breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Highlights include Coast, a beautifully appointed casual beachside restaurant and wrap-around oceanfront beach bar with seasonal entertainment; and Ocean Lounge, a second-floor bar and lounge area with panoramic ocean views.

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Sun Mountain’s Lightest Golf Bag Improved For 2018

MISSOULA, MT – Since its introduction, the Sun Mountain 2Five golf bag has been the lightest, full-featured bag on the market. Weight-saving components include carbon-fiber legs, high strength-to-weight plastics, and ultra-lightweight fabric. For 2018, the new 2.5+ will have increased durability, increased comfort, and more storage.

Some details on the improvements are:
Added durability with a move from 70 denier to 100 denier fabric
Increased comfort with wider shoulder straps and better padding
Added storage with a new, zippered spine pocket and a dedicated beverage pouch

2.5+ is truly a full-size golf bag featuring a 9″ top and four, full-length club dividers. 2.5+ doesn’t skimp on conveniences, either, offering five pockets including a full-length clothing pocket, velour-lined valuables pocket, two accessory pockets, and a beverage pouch. 2.5+ also includes the details that have made Sun Mountain the #1 bag in golf: durable top with built-in handle, sturdy bottom with the patented Roller-Bottom leg mechanism for quick and strong leg action, Sun Mountain’s proprietary X-Strap® Dual Strap shoulder strap system, lumbar hip pad with AirFlow System, umbrella attachment, towel holder, top-mounted leg mechanism for added stability, pen holder, and a color-coordinating rainhood. You can make if fit your style, too, with eight different color combinations.

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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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