PGA TOUR App Rolls Out iBeacon Support
Jul18

PGA TOUR App Rolls Out iBeacon Support

The PGA TOUR recently released an update (version 2.5) to its popular PGA TOUR App in the iOS app store and in the release notes stating they are enabling iBeacons at upcoming TOUR Events. Enabling iBeacons for onsite fan enhancements at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational, the Barclays, and The TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola. What are iBeacons is what you maybe asking yourself? To the uninitiated, iBeacons is a framework that Apple...

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Fun Facts: Luke Guthrie and Michael Thompson 2013 Honda Classic
Mar03

Fun Facts: Luke Guthrie and Michael Thompson 2013 Honda Classic

The 2013 Honda Classic is the first leg of the Florida swing and two golfers that no one would have predicted to win the tournament are in the lead; Michael Thompson and Luke Guthrie. If either Thompson or Guthrie wins they would be the first American to win The Honda Classic since Mark Wilson in 2007. International players have won The Honda Classic seven of the last eight years. Luke Guthrie [list style="square"][list_item]A Luke...

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Serena Williams Busted For Trying to Take a Picture of Tiger Woods
Mar01

Serena Williams Busted For Trying to Take a Picture of Tiger Woods

15-time Grand Slam tennis champion Serena Williams was busted by course marshals when she tried snapping a photo of Tiger Woods tee shot from the 17th hole at the Honda Classic today in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.  The PGA TOUR does allow use of cellphones at Tour events in designated areas, but it doesn’t allow non-media from snapping pictures. When Williams initially tried the court marshall waved his hand in front of her, but...

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Tiger Woods Supports Anchored Putting Ban
Feb28

Tiger Woods Supports Anchored Putting Ban

Tiger Woods yesterday reiterated his support for the USGA proposed ban on anchored putting. In an interview after his pro-am round at the 2013 Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Woods stated, You know, my position hasn’t changed.  I still think that it should be swung, it shouldn’t be anchored, .. I still feel that all 14 clubs should be swung. This comes days after PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem, went on...

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Snowed In: Snow Postpones Play at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship
Feb20

Snowed In: Snow Postpones Play at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship

When I think about Arizona, I associate it with sunshine, heat, and the desert, but not snow. Opening round play was suspended today at the 2013 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, due to snow. Tournament officials made the call at 1:07  p.m. EST, to pospone play for the day and move the first-round matches into Thursday.No match had concluded on Wednesday. Let’s keep our fingers crossed and hope tomorrow brings back the warm...

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