Amateur Tom Lewis makes Open Championship History

Twenty-year-old amateur Tom Lewis makes history during the opening round of the 2011 Open Championship by shooting a 5-under 65, the lowest round by an amateur ever recorded in Open Championship history. Lewis was named by his father, Brian, who is a former European Tour Professional,  after 8-time major championships winner Tom (Toooooooooooome) Watson, his…

TaylorMade Preowned Coupon – 30% off Fairway Wood

TaylorMade Certified Preowned is offering a pretty sweet deal for those in the market for some new TaylorMade clubs- Buy Any TaylorMade Driver & Get 30% Of Any TaylorMade Fairway Wood. It’s a perfect time to pick up a gently used TaylorMade R11 Driver and it’s mate, the TaylorMade R11 Fairway Wood! 🙂 I haven’t…

Bridgestone e6 Golf Ball Review

Back at the 2011 PGA Merchandise Show, I visited the Bridgestone Booth.. if you can call it that, it was rather large for a booth, perhaps we can call it the Bridgestone area… They were demonstrating their new golf ball fitting challenge. The gist of it was pretty simple. They had you hit your current…

Free Custom Fitting from TaylorMade Performance Lab

Our friends over at the TaylorMade Performance Lab are once again offering a free $400 custom golf club fitting to one lucky OGB Reader! The rules are fairly simple and I’ll break it down for you in simple easy to understand steps. Sign into Facebook and Like the Orlando Golf Blogger Fanpage. Pose a question…

Sean O’Hairs errant tee shot turns out to be a God send

During the final round of the 2010 AT&T National spectator Chris Logan experienced first hand the ever popular expression “The Lord works in mysterious ways.” The 25-year-old from West Chester, Pa., was following his favorite golfer, Sean O’Hair, who drove an errant tee shot into the crowd, directly into the side of Logan’s head. When…

Kikkor Golf Shoes Sale – 4th of July Discount

14% off Kikkor Golf Shoes! Happy 4th of July Everyone! Hopefully some of you are taking advantage of the holiday to celebrate our independence day with a round of golf or two! Me, I’m spending the day with the family and later on, heading down to one of the local hotspots to catch the fireworks.…

TaylorMade PreOwned 10% off Drivers Coupon

From now, until June 28th, get an additional 10% Off Drivers at TaylorMadeGolfPreOwned.com. Use coupon code Open10 during checkout. If you’ve been in the market for a new driver, you can get the self proclaimed #1 driver in golf,  like the TaylorMade R11 Driver at an even greater price. Buy with confidence from TaylorMade Preowned,…

PGA Tour Facebook Matchups Game

Starting this week with the Travelers Championship and running through the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola, the PGA TOUR is introducing a new, easy Matchups Game on Facebook that awards fans with weekly prizes while expanding the TOUR’s social media presence. Each week, from June 20 through Sept. 22, the PGA TOUR Facebook page will list…

Nike VR Pro Wedge Review

The newest addition to Nike’s successful VR Pro line of clubs is the Nike VR Pro Wedge. This new forged wedge is designed to give the golfer more precision and consistency with every shot. The new technology in this years wedges is the X3X High-Frequency Grooves which give the VR Pro the most exact wedge…

Heavy Putter from Boccieri Golf Review

The Heavy Putter is the flagship product from Boccieri Golf. The concept behind the product is pretty ingenious. It’s a golf training aid that is designed to be used on the golf course. The Heavy Putter has a 75% higher balance point than most putters and the theory is that this higher balance point leads…

Fila Golf Shirts make playing in the heat a breeze

Recently, I went on a golf familiarization trip to Florida’s First Coast of Golf. To show the world that Orlando Golf Blogger travels in style (or at least we like to think so), I contacted Fila about getting some golf shirts from their 2011 line with the OGB Logo stitched on them. I ordered six…

Golf Boys – Oh Oh Oh Music Video

This video is hilarious! Features Ben Crane, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler & Hunter Mahan, these fellas have come together to form the PGA exclusive boy band called “Golf Boys.” The song is available on Itunes -> Oh Oh Oh – Single – Golf Boys. Farmers Insurance  signed on as the presenting sponsor for Ben Cranes…

Maurice Allen Super Athlete and Long Drive Hopeful

Maurice Allen is a multi-sport athlete and Olympic caliber sprinter turned golf phenom. He picked up a golf club for the first time in June 2010. Below is a video constantly being shown on NBC News in Atlanta. The video features Maurice consistently hitting golf balls in excess of 450 yards and straight as an…

Kikkor Golf Shoes Sale 15% Fathers Day Discount

If you’re looking for a great Father’s Day gift for that golf aficioniado in your life, consider getting them a pair of the awesome Kikkor Golf shoes. They’re currently running a Father’s Day promo giving you 15% off all their shoes. To get the discount, follow the link below and add any pair of Kikkors…

10 Best Golf Courses in Orlando

Our friends over at GolfOrlandoFlorida.com recently released their best golf courses in Orlando 2011. They surveyed various golfers and golf course operators and the golf courses rankings are based on course conditions, course design, customer service, cost, and playability. They also gave out two awards of excellence for best Orlando resort golf course, which went…

Barack Obama and John Boehner to duel on the course

On June 18th, President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner will finally hit the links for a round of golf and outdoor  negotiation. The offer was made by President Obama six months earlier after White House press secretary Robert Gibbs suggested the bipartisan pair could work out their differences on the course. Both men…

Cleveland CG16 Wedge Review

The Cleveland CG16 Wedge is the 2011 successor to last years CG15, which were the first Cleveland wedges to feature their proprietary laser milled club face. These were the 2010 Golf Digest Hotlist Editor’s Choice  gold medal award winner. Cleveland did a club mash-up on the CG16, using  a slightly modified shape of the CG14…

Kikkor Golf – 30 Yard Saucer Pass

James Lepp from Kikkor Golf has some serious skills with a wedge and had a promising career as a professional golfer before deciding to try his hand as an entrepreneur. Using his signature Saucer Pass, watch him land three shots from 30 yards out to within six feet.   So, I was only going to…

Cleveland Launcher XL270 Ultralite Driver Review

The Launcher XL270 Driver one three new Ultralite drivers released by Cleveland Golf in 2011. They made their debut at the 2011 PGA Merchandise Show and have since been aiding the driver market in their own weight loss initiative. The average driver weight is 315 grams and since they’ve been selling the Ultralite, they’ve been…

Alabama Tornado Relief Golf-A-Thon

My good friend and fellow golf blogger John Duval from Intothegrain.com has signed up to participate in the Alabama Tornado Relief Golf-A-Thon and we can all help. The Mission: Raise $100,000 by June 20th, 2011 to aid in the relief efforts for the families and community suffering from the devastation caused by the tornadoes on…

Nike VR STR8-FIT Driver, Fairway and Hybrid Discounts

GlobalGolf.com recently contacted me regarding some great discounts they’re running with the Nike VR STR8-FIT Driver, Fairway Wood and Hybrids. These are definitely worth checking out if you are in the market for some new clubs. Nike VR STR8-FIT Driver The Nike VR STR8-FIT Tour driver features Nike Compression Channel Technology which increases the overall…

Orlando Charity Golf Tournament – USMCCCA

USMC Combat Correspondents Association Charity Golf Tournament The Florida Chapter of the USMC Combat Correspondents Association will hold it’s 7th annual benefit golf tournament on June 3rd, 2011. The tournament will be held at Ridgewood Lakes Golf and Country Club in Davenport,FL. WHEN: Friday, June 3, 2011 TIME: 8:00 AM sharp, Shotgun Start FORMAT: 4-Person…

KJ Choi wins the 2011 Players on Day 3

If you’ve missed the first few, check out Day One and Day Two of the Florida’s First Coast of Golf Experience to catch up. The day’s Fila Golf Apparel was the black Le Man’s Polo and a white Torino Cap worn by the illustrious Orlando Golf Blogger and the silver Madrid Polo and a green…