The number of women golfers in the US is observed to be steadily growing. As a result, a number of golf resorts have redesigned their courses to become more women-friendly. The Woodlands Executive Conference Center and Resort in Texas has, for instance, modified its North Course by cutting off 900 yards because it has noticed that women golfers cannot hit a…

Understanding Hawaii’s appeal to golfers can help boost your bottom line. Even agents who can’t tell an iron from a wood, much less know that those are types of golf clubs, can take an effective swing at selling clients on the idea of Hawaii golf vacations. Each of the major islands sports a number of resort courses; indeed, some of the master-planned…

Several new computerized golf simulation products are being developed by former computer company executives. Charles Blankenship, a former executive at Texas Instruments and Siliconix Inc, started a new company called Golftek Inc. The company manufactures golf swing analyzers and golf simulators using optical sensing devices and large projection screens or computer monitors. Don Curchod founded…

Golf is enjoying a boom period in the mid-1990s, which is reflected both in higher attendance at pro golf tour events and in the increasing number of recreational golfers at public golf courses. Televised golf events are now ubiquitous. Still, few golfers seem to have fun while playing the game. Golf has its interesting moments, but is it really a sport? All that gentle…

The other day it looked like Louis Oosthuizen, the amiable South African golfer who destroyed the field to take the claret jug in the Open at St Andrew’s a couple of years back, was going to break 60. He hit seven birdies in a row in the PGA event in Boston, before returning to earth…