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Grants for Women Athletes

Since the early 1970s, women's sports has grown exponentially in the United States. For organizers, coaches and athletes, there are a plethora of online opportunities to find grants to help support women's sports.

Teaching Golf

Teaching Golf. Teaching the game of golf is a great exercise. Not in athleticism or as a test of golfing ability, but it is a test of an individual's communication, coordination and patience. Like the game itself, teaching golf to a beginner is e...

Becoming a Professional Golfer

Becoming a Professional Golfer. Anthony Kim rode the fast track to the PGA Tour. At 16, he moved to La Quinta, California—2 hours from his family's home—to live by himself and focus on golf. He was a four-time American Junior Golf Ass...

How to Join the PGA Tour

How to Join the PGA Tour. Many golfers dream of playing on the PGA tour. To play on the PGA tour, you must have a PGA Tour card. This card makes you eligible to play in PGA Tour Golf tournaments. Unless you have previously won a PGA Tour event or...

How to Find University Golf-Coaching Jobs

How to Find University Golf-Coaching Jobs. You've done all you can to become a touring golfer, but you simply don't have what it takes to be a financial success. Since you have to make a living and golf is your passion, you'd like to find a job t...

How to Find a Golf Course Job

How to Find a Golf Course Job. If you love to play golf and want to pursue a career in the golf industry, finding a job at a golf course as a designer, manager, instructor, caddy or groundskeeper is a great way to obtain hands on experience as w...

How to Become a Professional Golfer

Many people want to make a living by playing golf as a professional golfer. The road to being a top golfer can be long, with years of hard work. In addition to playing on the PGA tour, you can also be a professional golfer by playing on the Natio...

Earnings for a PGA Tour Caddy

The PGA Tour runs the most important golfing tournaments in the United States. It is the country's premier golfing organization and PGA Tour caddies are highly regarded. Caddies are essential to the game, and there are several benefits to being a...

Best Golf-Industry Jobs

Best Golf-Industry Jobs. As a field in which to work, the golf industry was a well-kept secret until it began its almost unprecedented growth of the past 25 years. Anyone graduating from high school or college who is looking for a satisfying car...

About the Hole in One Society

Amateur golfers have about a 1 in 12,750 chance of knocking down a hole in one on a typical par 3 hole. It is a very big deal. An ace puts you into a very exclusive club, and you will want to commemorate this event. Buying drinks for everybody ba...

About Golf Hole in One Records

Golfers of every description have recorded holes in one. - Jake Paine, 3, had a mini-ace from 65 yards in 2001 at the Lake Forest Golf and Practice Center in California. - Elsie McLean, 102, hit one in 2007 at Bidwell Park in Chico, California. -...

The Biography of Nancy Lopez

Nancy Lopez is a woman's golf legend, having won 48 LPGA tournaments during her illustrious 25-year career. Lopez, who won the LPGA Championship three times, was named to the LPGA's Top 50 Players and Teachers List in 2000.

Oklahoma Colleges That Offer Women's Golf

There are several opportunities for women who want to play college golf in the state of Oklahoma. Oklahoma University, Oklahoma State University and the University of Central Oklahoma all have prominent women's programs that include scholarships ...

How to Become a Tour Professional in Golf

Becoming a touring pro is a daunting task. There are millions of golfers throughout the world and there are less than 2,000 professionals who regularly play in any of the major tours in North America, Europe and Asia. However, nobody should be th...

How to Become a Golf Teaching Professional

Golf is played by millions of people around the world and it is a sport that offers many business opportunities for those interested in pursuing them. That includes those who are interested in becoming teaching professionals. While it helps to be...

Famous People of Golf

While the sport has been a major mainstream attraction during only the past 50 years or so, golf doesn't lack for famous people. This is particularly true for those that play the sport, won major championships, earned millions through endorsement...

The Life of Bobby Jones

Robert Tyre Jones, Jr., better known as Bobby Jones, was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 17, 1902. By the time he was 6 years old, he had already won his first tournament and was thought of as a golf prodigy. By the time he was 20 years old, h...

When Do You Need Golf Swing Analysis Software?

The golf swing is always evolving. It does not stay static. Most golfers are always looking to fine-tune their swing, and they may depend upon well-meaning friends and playing partners for swing advice. That does not always do the trick. Golfers ...

Golf Tournament Fundraising Ideas

If you are running a golf tournament, you are likely already in the black with your fundraiser. Most fundraising tournaments charge a premium to ensure that the green fees are covered and that the additional costs of running the tournament are co...

Information on Joining the Nationwide Tour

The Nationwide Tour is the development tour for the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Tour. If you are contemplating trying to qualify, you should already be a professional golfer at some level or a top-rated amateur with some titles under y...

How to Maintain Healthy Bermuda Grass

The southern United States is well known for Bermuda grasses that are most common across family lawns, parks, golf courses and sporting fields. The grass can only be grown in hot, sunny climates and is highly popular due to its durability and the...

How to Get a Job in Golf

Never has there been a better time to find a job in the golf industry, whether it's in club manufacturing, course maintenance, teaching or other opportunities related to the sport. Recently, the Professional Golfers' Association estimated that go...

About Scott Strange

Scott Strange is an Australian professional golfer who has played on the Asian and European tours. After struggling early in his professional career, he found his footing on the Asian Tour, eventually making his way to Europe. He qualified for th...

Nancy Lopez Biography

Nancy Lopez is one of the most celebrated golfers of all time. From the time she played golf as an amateur through her career as a professional on the Ladies Professional Golf Association tour, Lopez was a winner. She won her first major champion...

Biography of Bobby Jones

Bobby Jones is one of the most legendary golfers to ever play the game. While he never turned professional, instead golfing as an amateur during his playing days, Jones remains the only golfer to have won the grand slam -- winning golf's four maj...

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