Special Announcements

Ben Hogan Award

Oklahoma State’s Hovland Named 2019 Ben Hogan Award Winner

Junior chosen as the college and amateur golfer of the year   FORT WORTH, Texas (May 20, 2019) – Oklahoma State junior Viktor Hovland was named the winner of the 2019 Ben Hogan Award presented by Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) Monday night at a black-tie dinner at Colonial Country Club. The Hogan Trophy...

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National Golf Day

Golf Industry Comes Together for 12th Annual National Golf Day, Bringing Stories of Positive Economic and Community Impact to Washington D.C.

Record-High 244 Meetings with Members of Congress from 41 States Showcase the Game's Value & Importance Across U.S.   (Junior Golf - WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Golf industry leaders participated in a record-high 244 meetings with members of Congress representing 41 states to discuss the game’s economic, social and environmental contributions to the United States during today’s 12th annual...

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Koepka Enlightens Body-Shamers

Mike Purkey, Morning Read, April 22, 2019 – For one thing, Brooks Koepka lost 24 pounds for a photo shoot. He is to appear in ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue, which depicts athletes without clothes from a wide swath of sports. He lost 24 pounds so he’d look better naked. Thankfully, not many PGA Tour...

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Ben Hogan Award

Semifinalists Revealed for 2019 Ben Hogan Award

Seven first-time semifinalists are among the 10 contenders   FORT WORTH, Texas (April 17, 2019) – The Hogan Trophy Award Foundation, Friends of Golf (FOG) and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) have announced the 10 semifinalists for the 2019 Ben Hogan Award presented by Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta). The semifinalist group...

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Brooks Koepka

Koepka Stalks More Big Game at Augusta

Gary Van Sickle, Morning Read, April 12, 2019 – AUGUSTA, Ga. – Brooks Koepka can do something other players simply can’t.   He can fade into the background, out of the picture, off the radar.   Nobody thought much about him as the defending U.S. Open champion last year at Shinnecock Hills. He’d been sidelined by a wrist problem...

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Junior Golf

What is Your Junior Golfer’s Angle?

Brian O’Neill, PGA, Director of Instruction – Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf Orlando – The joy that juniors bring to the game is beyond infectious, and as a coach, it is what motivates me to continue growing as an instructor. Over the years the one subject that has stayed at the top of every parent...

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Brooks Koepka

Brooks Koepka 2018 PGA Tour “Player of the Year” Is Friends of Golf 2019 Honoree at Bel-Air Country Club

January 30, 2019, LOS ANGELES, CA. John Hoffman, President of Friends of Golf (FOG) announced today that PGA Tour “Player of the Year”, Brooks Koepka will be the honoree of the 40th Annual FOG Charity Golf Tournament to be held Monday, April 29, 2019 at the Bel-Air Country Club.   The annual golf tournament is part of...

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