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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Golf

Cleveland RTX 4 Wedges : For the better player

The story of Cleveland Golf goes back to 1979 when Roger Cleveland founded the company (then called Cleveland Classics). The company made a full...

Tagaytay Midland’s Lucky 9: The new jewel in the crown

Story & photos by Mike Besa Tagaytay Highlands quietly opened the fifth nine holes on golf in their gargantuan development that spans the mountains of Cavite...

Asian Tour CEO Blog–August 2018

Following the conclusion of the TAKE Solutions Masters, we have sanctioned 19 tournaments on the main Tour so far this season. Most definitely, we...

How do you improve on the best? Titleist Vokey SM7 Wedges

Bob Vokey is one of the true household names in golf. He belongs to a select group of individuals who is recognized by golfers...

Because Golf is for Giving

Late in 2008 a group of golf buddies from the Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals decide to combine their passion for Christ and...

More Trouble in Paradise  Out of the frying pan, into the...

Story & photos by Mike Besa In November of last year, I wrote a feature on the challenges facing the Orchard Golf and Country Club ahead...

All fairways lead to the PGA Tour

If all roads lead to Rome, it would be an apt sporting analogy to accede that all fairways meandering across the world of golf...

The duality of Stephen Curry from the PGA Tour

HAYWARD, California—Most summers were the same for Stephen Curry growing up. When his father, 16-year National Basketball Association (NBA) veteran Dell Curry, would finally hang...

Yangtze Dunes reopens near Shanghai following sweeping OCCM renovation

CHONGMING ISLAND, Shanghai, P.R.C.—Yangtze Dunes, the newly renovated links course here at 36-hole Lanhai International Country Club, reopened to member play on June 23,...

The most comfortable waterproof golf shoes ever! Ecco Cool and Cool...

ECCO is a Danish shoe company that makes some of the most comfortable shoes in the world. Its line of golf shoes is extremely...

The Big T’s best ever! Making Sense of Titleist’s Line of...

YOU have to admire a company like Titleist. No company in golf is more dedicated to elite and aspirational golfers. It has pursued that market...

Canlubang Golf and Country Club’s South Course: A flamboyant, dazzling layout

Story & photos by Mike Besa It’s impossible to discuss Canlubang Golf and Country Club’s North Course without talking about the South Course. The South is...

Korean market consolidated

The past two months saw the Asian Tour make significant inroads into East Asia with our successful return to the GS Caltex Maekyung Open...

Learning to ‘play’ again

Have you ever given any thought to why you don’t improve at golf? You take lessons, you spend good time at the driving range pounding...

Titleist AVX Golf Balls are here

Titleist’s latest performance golf ball, the AVX, has finally arrived in our market. AVX stands for Alternative to V and X, which, conveniently, allows...

Cangolf’s North Course: An Icon of Philippine Golf

Story & photos by Mike Besa The Philippines stands at the dawn of a new age with the sport of golf. The government has embraced golf...

A preview of what could be the best driver of 2018

Callaway’s next big thing, the Rogue family of golf clubs, have been on the world market now for almost six months but have just...

Michelle Wie confirms she will defend her title in Singapore

HSBC announced today that it has extended sponsorship of its flagship LPGA event through 2020 as the HSBC Women’s World Championship returns to the...

Justin Thomas—Shooting Star

Even though his stint atop the Official World Golf Ranking lasted only a month, Justin Thomas has proven himself to be truly a worthy...

Pradera Verde: A preview of the new nine

Story & photos by Mike Besa On our last visit to Pradera Verde in August of last year, we mentioned the fact that work had started...