L.D. Bell golf coach picked right time to come out of retirement
It took something pretty special to bring Buddy Hamm Jr. out of retirement. Something he loves dearly.
Hamm retired after 34 years in education. He took over the L.D. Bell golf program this year after spending the past 11 years as an assistant/associate principal at the school.
His journey in education included 12 years in the Birdville ISD and 11 years in the Crowley ISD. He coached for six years in Birdville before moving into administration.
Source: Star-telegram Website
Local kids golf tour set to kick off
According to a news release, Stonewall Resort, Edgewood Country Club, and The Greenbrier are among courses on the Spring schedule of the U.S. Kids Golf Charleston Local Tour.
U.S. Kids Golf Local Tours provide boys and girls, ages 5 to 14, the opportunity to advance their golf skills in age-appropriate competition without having to take the time and incur the costs of having to travel long distances.
Source: Wowktv Website
Upscale grocer will sponsor venerable Fort Worth golf tournament
Upscale grocer Dean & DeLuca must figure that linking itself with one of the most historic sporting events in the state is the best way of building name awareness in a new marketing area.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that the grocery chain has announced a six-year sponsorship deal with the PGA Tour for the annual event at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth.
Source: Mysanantonio Website
O'Neill on Golf: Close second for Mickelson is par for the course
There was a time when the golfing press would get all giddy about Phil Mickelson playing well. That was a time when golf needed “Lefty,” particularly when Tiger Woods was missing.
Those two moved the needle. Woods moved it in seismic proportions, but Mickelson bumped it, as well. They still do.
But times have changed. Woods doesn’t play here anymore. He’s not moving anything, most particularly his back. He has not won a PGA Tour event since early August 2013. These days, his plans are about fishing, not golf.
Source: Stltoday Website
Betts explains how golf cart ended up underwater
On Sunday, a golf cart driven by Mookie Betts ended up underwater at a Florida golf course. Speaking to reporters at JetBlue Park on Monday, Betts explained how the golf cart ended up in the water.
“Thought I pushed the break. It didn’t break. Obviously I didn’t push it all the way in,” said Betts. “I ran to get my club, by the time I turned around [the cart] was going in the pond.