Category Archives: Golf Culture

Want to be a PGA Tour Rules Official?

After attending my first 4-day PGA/USGA Rules of Golf workshop, it made me think of how cool it would be to be a PGA Tour rules official someday. Every week on tour, you see some type of new situation come up which makes the rules of golf unique when you compare it to the rules...
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Alabama club golfer creates viral golf video

Written By: Travis Richardson | @travis_richson We've all probably seen it happen on television at one time or another or at least on the ESPN highlights. A golfer hits an errant shot, way off line, and it hits a fan. After checking that the fan is okay and not injured, the golfer will usually leave...
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5 tips to golf for less this season

Written By: Kris Hart | @collegegolfguy Millennials consumers are always looking for great value. With the internet at our fingertips, consumers are in control given they can find out any information about different golf facilities. Although there is a ton of information out there (including Nextgengolf), it’s often difficult to understand if the golf...
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Top 5 Golf Snacks for the Course

Playing a round of golf takes over 4 hours and it is pretty common to get hungry on the course. This fall a number of NCCGA players asked to provide snacks and water to improve the 2016 season. I did some research on the golf snack market and came up with my...
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How to get a hole in one

Written By: Kris Hart | @collegegolfguy To get a hole in one, you need to hit a great shot and most importantly be really lucky (and we mean really, really lucky). Do you think you would be able to increase your odds of making a hole in one if you had the Read more

A Major Giveaway – PGA Championship Edition

It's the most wonderful time of the year - the PGA Championship is here, the City Tour Championship is around the corner, and the #TrailToTPC begins in 6 weeks. So in order to celebrate, we're hosting a daily PGA Championship contest and giving away Nextgengolf swag bags (OGIO backpack, a dozen Srixon golf balls,...
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It’s Girls Golf Month

This month is Girls Golf month. Similar to how we aim to grow the game of golf by catering to a specific age group often overlooked by the industry, the LPGA and USGA have teamed up to create an initiative and platform for young girls looking to get in the game. It does this...
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Death of Golf? We Beg to Differ

It’s commonplace to read articles popping up on different sites nowadays claiming that golf is dead. Articles filled with hyperbole seeking clicks and readers. It’s no wonder why Men’s Journal recently published an article titled “The Death of Golf”. It’s a big topic that affects millions of people across the US. As an avid golfer, it...
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5 Must Haves on your Next Bachelor Party Golf Trip

Many of us in our 20's and 30's will be hitting the wedding circuit this year and golf is often on the agenda for bachelor and wedding parties. Given that many of my friends are novice golfers, I have been asked what they need to bring on a bachelor party golf trip… and here are...
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