Known for being the company behind golf’s top-selling shoe, FootJoy traces its roots back as far as 1857. Founded as the Burt and Packard Shoe Company, and soon thereafter the Field and Flint Company, the Brockton, Massachusetts-based company was one of the first to manufacture left and right shoes, which were sold to Union soldiers during the Civil War.
“From the very beginning, innovation has been the root of every project, every first step, every pen-to-paper on what we do,” said Chris Tobias, FootJoy vice-president of global footwear.
Continue reading “FootJoy’s Premiere Series Retells Golf Company’s Storied History”
While the 2020 Farmers Insurance Open was in full swing at Torrey Pines in late January, 16 golfers teed off on the neighboring North Course that Saturday beginning at 7 a.m. as part of an Advocates Pro Golf Association Tour event.
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Rory McIlroy will be the first to admit he isn’t fond of The Players Championship being unofficially referred to as the fifth major.
“It doesn’t need to be,” McIlroy said. Continue reading “How The Players Championship Separates Itself From Another Stop on the PGA Tour”
Xander Schauffele heads into his Presidents Cup debut on the heels of his best season on the PGA Tour. The 25-year-old won two events—the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions and The Sentry Tournament of Champions—finished tied for second at the Masters, registered six top-10 finishes and capped his third year as a professional by finishing second in the FedEx Cup playoffs, earning $5.61 million in total. Continue reading “Xander Schauffele More Confident Ahead of 2019 Presidents Cup”
Bryson DeChambeau hasn’t played Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey, before but that doesn’t mean the 25-year-old golfer isn’t prepared for The Northern Trust. Continue reading “Bryson DeChambeau Hopes to Get Hot Ahead of FedEx Cup Playoffs”
There is one golf course in the world with three individually designed courses by legends Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Gary Player. Continue reading “Why Champions Retreat Golf Club is Open One Week Each Year”
Cameron Wiebe started playing golf when he was 16 years old. He was initially drawn to the sport, playing with his grandparents, because he had just received his driver’s license and wanted to drive the golf carts. Continue reading “Golf Advice and Tips for Beginners”
The Presidents Cup, a match-play men’s golf event that pits a U.S. Team against an International Team (non-Europe), is coming to the New York City area later this month. The biennial competition is Sept. 26 to Oct. 1 at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J. Continue reading “Presidents Cup Participants Excited to Play in NYC Metro Area”
The Masters: A tradition unlike any other. The first of the four major championships in professional golf, the Masters Tournament is played annually in the first week of April. Its winner is awarded the iconic green jacket. Continue reading “18 Facts About the Masters”