May 28, 2020

The Social Distancing Grid – Coaching Responsibly on the Lesson Tee While some areas of the country continue to battle the coronavirus, others are in the process of reopening their golf facilities

Transforming Golf Instruction During a Time of CrisisMike Malaska’s life in golf spans over five decades. A former college All-American at Weber State, Mike has played in several PGA Tour Champions events, National PGA of America tournaments, Asian Tour competitions, and even two U.S. Opens

Tour Talk: Matthew Wolff’s Pre-Round Routine Broken DownAt just 21 years old, Matthew Wolff has already made a big mark on the game of golf 

A Professional Golfers Various Levels of Range Preparation  Now that we have returned to playing golf, the range is calling our name

Home Simulator Sales Soar in the Time of COVID-19  Technology has certainly transformed the game of golf in a variety of ways

What Does “Growing the Game” Really Mean? When people hear the phrase “junior golf”, they tend to think of things like group clinics, summer camps, or perhaps even an annual father-son outing

Bay Meadows Family Golf Center – An Ideal Setting to Grow the Game Celebrating its 25th year, Bay Meadows Family Golf Course lives up to its name every day – family-owned and operated, catering to every golfer in the family

An Upgraded Short Game Area – Taking Bay Hill Club & Lodge into the Future When you think of Bay Hill Club & Lodge, images of a smiling Arnold Palmer come to mind

GRAA Range Renovation Award Winners – Always Striving to be Better There is great competition in golf, and I’m not just talking about the PGA Tour 

Implementing a Practice Range Reservation System to Ensure Members & Staff Are Safe In these uncertain times, effective leaders stand out in new and often, unique ways

Executive Women’s Day- From the Boardroom to the Golf Course During my four years at Baltimore Country Club, I have been fortunate to meet numerous successful executive women

Golf & Mother’s Day- When Mothers and Daughters Enjoy the Game What do I want to do on Mother’s Day? You guessed it: play golf

Matt Borocz: Utilize Simple Methods to Have a Safe Yet Effective Practice Facility Matt Borocz on the importance of utilizing simple methods to have a safe yet effective practice facility

Mike Malaska: Engage Students Through Virtual Golf Instruction Mike Malaska on engaging students through virtual golf instruction

Matt Walbert: Implement a Reservation System for Your Range – Matt Walbert on the importance of implementing a reservation system for your range

Steve Smith: Be Innovative With Your Facility in the Off-Season – Steve Smith on the importance of being innovative with your facility in the off-season

Wittek Reveals Brand New Ball Retriever – The Wittek OneTouch Late last week, Wittek Golf, a P&W Golf Supply company and the industry leader in golf course and driving range equipment revealed a brand-new ball retriever aimed at making golf both during and after the COVID19 situation safer

Introducing Performance Turf Tee Boxes from FiberbuiltFiberbuilt is pleased to announce a significant upgrade to typical turf hitting mats with Fiberbuilt’s Performance Turf Tee Boxes

’21 PGA and GBC tradeshows will definitely be “different” Welcome to the month two “shelter-in-place” edition of The Pellucid Perspective

April Golf Weather Impact: We Took a Bite, but Not Much Pain… April’s weather impact went slightly south but, with the number of geographies stymied for the month by state actions prohibiting golf, it’s likely we’re not going to feel much weather-related pain as Golf Playable Hours (GPH) were down 6% nationally

Southland Golf Leaders Introduce COVID-19 “Play Safe” Campaign The Southern California Golf Association (SCGA) and the Southern California PGA (SCPGA) today unveiled a new “Do Your Part, Play Safe” educational campaign

Golf Industry Debuts “Golf and Social Distancing” PSAs As America gets “Back2Golf,” a new 30-second PSA, “Golf and Social Distancing” starring NBA superstar Steph Curry, nine-time PGA Tour winner Matt Kuchar and three-time LPGA Tour winner Nelly Korda, will guide golfers on responsible ways to play the game 

NGF COVID-19 Update – Golf Course Openings Top 90 Percent as Retail Continues Comeback The National Golf Foundation’s seventh week of nationwide surveys found that 91% of U.S. golf courses were open last week amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with all 50 states now allowing golf to be played

 NGF COVID- 19 Update – Golf Retail Store Openings -Jump to 75% – The percentage of off-course golf specialty stores open to foot traffic jumped from 61% to 75% last week in the National Golf Foundation’s latest industry-wide surveys 

NGF COVID-19 Update – Golfer Anxiety About Return to Retail LessensAs the percentage of golf retail stores open to foot traffic continues to increase, a growing number of golfers indicate their concern for visiting physical store locations is subsiding, according to the National Golf Foundation’s latest industry-wide surveys 


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