GOLF 20/20: $3.9 billion annual charitable impact

 Posted by on 01/26/2017  Charity, Featured, General  Comments Off on GOLF 20/20: $3.9 billion annual charitable impact
Jan 262017
 

GOLF IMPACT GREATER THAN BIG 4 SPORTS The group known as “GOLF 20/20” – a collaboration of leading organizations representing all segments of the U.S. golf industry – announces details about the game’s $3.9 billion annual charitable impact with more golf facilities than ever (12,700) hosting an event in 2016. According to a study conducted [More …]

Golf is a Giving Game

 Posted by on 11/28/2016  Charity, Events, Featured, General  Comments Off on Golf is a Giving Game
Nov 282016
 

LONGTIME AREA CHARITY TOURNAMENTS By Bob Weiner Editor’s note: Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday and the spirit of the season, Capitalareagolf.com takes a look at some charity golf. Organizers of Capital Area Golf charity tournaments are finding out that they must walk a fine line between innovation and old-school techniques to be successful in these challenging [More …]

Happy Birthday Cristie Kerr

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Oct 122016
 

LINKS & WINE & MUCH MORE Happy birthday to Cristie Kerr who was awarded the Charles Bartlett Award by the Golf Writers’ Association of America this spring, given to a golfer for unselfish contributions to the betterment of society. Click here for our previous story. Kerr turns 39 today. She has 18 wins on the LPGA [More …]

Annual Straughter Tournament Still Has Spots

 Posted by on 09/17/2016  Charity, Featured  Comments Off on Annual Straughter Tournament Still Has Spots
Sep 172016
 

BENEFITS EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF NENY The annual Jake Straughter Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Monday, September 26, on two of the top courses in the Capital Area – Wolferts Roost CC and Shaker Ridge CC – and again this year they will be joined by former PGA professional Jeff Klauk and 2012 ReMax World [More …]

Support Junior Golf

 Posted by on 08/02/2016  Charity, Featured, Junior  Comments Off on Support Junior Golf
Aug 022016
 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26 Please join Capitalareagolf.com on Friday, August 26 for the Dan Giovannangelo Memorial Golf Outing to benefit “The First Tee – Drive Youth Program.” It will be at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course with a unique 2-Man/Women Team Scramble format with plenty of prizes and good cheer. Cost: $200/team includes: Golf, Cart, Range, Dinner [More …]

DICK’S ’16: Back to Defend, Teach

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Jun 152016
 

MAGGERT IS MOTIVATED While festivities are underway outside Pittsburgh for this week’s record-setting ninth U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club, the Pittsburgh-based sporting goods chain, Dick’s, was back where it all started – Binghamton, NY – to tee up the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open. Dick’s was founded as a small bait-and-tackle shop in Binghamton and [More …]