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TIDBITS FROM THE TOUR

This past week in golf on the various tours provided for some great finishes, some emotional finishes, a few good stories, but nothing that just jumped out as a headline.  With that in mind, I simply offer my thoughts on what I... The post TIDBITS FROM THE TOUR appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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FootGolf – Fad or Phenom?

What do you get when you cross a soccer player with a golf course?  If you answered FootGolf (ok so we gave away the answer in the title), you would be correct.   FootGolf is a skilled sport where players kick a standard... The post FootGolf – Fad or Phenom? appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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What No One Knows About Winning

Most people have never heard of Prize Restoration or can even comprehend that there would be two hole-in-ones in a single event. Truth be told, it’s actually pretty common, but when it happened with two different events on the same day, we... The post What No One Knows About Winning appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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BOOMING BABIES!

I have been told that watching golf on TV can make you sleepy, but this weekend I watched a bunch of golf on TV, and it did NOT make me sleepy.  IT MADE ME FEEL OLD!! The winner on the PGA Tour... The post BOOMING BABIES! appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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BUBBA TAKES DOWN A PANTHER AT THE MASTERS

Bubba Watson donned a green jacket from Augusta for the second time in three years this past Sunday.  In doing so, he continued to show us what “Bubba Golf” is all about, with not one straight shot attempt over the 72 holes... The post BUBBA TAKES DOWN A PANTHER AT THE MASTERS appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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HOLE IN ONE PRIZES AND CHARITY. JUST LIKE PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY

I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Association of Fundraising Professionals on behalf of National Hole in One Association last week.  As the name implies, the fundraising professionals are charged with promoting and selling their various charities and foundations to potential... The post HOLE IN ONE PRIZES AND CHARITY. JUST LIKE PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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Nick Price makes 1st Hole-In-One ever at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic

Nick Price made history on the Champions Tour at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic by making the first Hole-In-One ever in tournament play. In the 5years of the MGRC, no one has ever made an Ace, but Nick Price changed that in... The post Nick Price makes 1st Hole-In-One ever at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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Funny Animal Moments in Golf

With golf being played outside, animals & golfers are bound to cross paths and when they do, they make for some hilarious moments. Here are a few videos for a good laugh. 1.) An Iguana attacks Andrew Loupe s ball at the 2014... The post Funny Animal Moments in Golf appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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13 Year Old Wins $5000 with Half-Court Shot

NHIOA does more than golf events, our sister company GPP covers all other sorts of promotions too. Watch this exciting video of Jacob Riley, 13, making a winning $5000 half-court basketball shot. Fundraising promotions come in all forms & we are here... The post 13 Year Old Wins $5000 with Half-Court Shot appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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MAGGSNIFICENT!

I am fairly certain that some of my regular blog readers are of an age that is young at heart, yet mature.  That’s my way of saying that I tend to watch and keep up with action on the PGA Champions (yes,... The post MAGGSNIFICENT! appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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ALL HAT, NO CATTLE

One of our local PGA professionals from here in The Woodlands, TX area won the World Golf Championship at Trump National Doral on Sunday.  Most of the media has “mentioned” the victory by Patrick Reed, but the headlines are more about his...The post ALL HAT, NO CATTLE appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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Match Play Madness

The 2014 Accenture World Golf Championship Match Play event is official.  Congratulations to Jason Day, who now moves to the #4 position in the Official World Golf Rankings. The day (pardon the pun) is one that Day will long remember, as he...The post Match Play Madness appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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Innisbrook Architect Larry Packard Passes Away at Age 101

 With the PGA Valspar Championship at the infamous Innisbrook Resort next month, we reflect on the recent passing of the legendary Larry Packard. One of golf’s most prolific course architects, Larry Packard, passed away on January 28th.  To live to be aThe post Innisbrook Architect Larry Packard Passes Away at Age 101 appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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THE GUYS IN THE TIES GOT IT RIGHT!

The 2014 Players Championship concluded on Sunday at the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Florida.  What many tour players consider to be the “fifth” major event in the game provided for a dramatic, just short of no daylight left, exciting one shot... The post THE GUYS IN THE TIES GOT IT RIGHT! appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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Try Something New in Fundraising– Everyone Wins!

Are you looking for an easy way to boost excitement and raise more FUNds at your golf outing without breaking the budget? More often than not our Golf Tournament Consultants can direct you to a money-making solution! One of the most common... The post Try Something New in Fundraising– Everyone Wins! appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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BACK TO THE FUTURE!

I mentioned in a previous blog that the future of the game is in great shape, primarily referring to the tremendous play of young players almost each and every week on the various tours.  We have grown accustomed to seeing players of... The post BACK TO THE FUTURE! appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES…

That was the theme song for the legendary Bob Hope, one of the world’s most recognizable entertainers in history.  Starting in Vaudeville, then radio, movies, television, printed media, and virtually every known method of communication, Hope became an icon to pretty much... The post THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES… appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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AUSTRALIAN INVASION

The Aussies are coming, the Aussies are coming!  OK, it’s not as relevant as Paul Revere’s warning about the British, but from the last few months of action on the PGA Tour, it is something to take note of. The “Texas Sweep”... The post AUSTRALIAN INVASION appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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No Fooling. . . April 1st is our Anniversary!

As we celebrate going into our 45th year of business, we are ecstatic in awarding over $60 MILLION DOLLARS in cash & prizes benefiting countless events & charities over the years. It all began with our parent company, J.P. Everhart & Company,... The post No Fooling. . . April 1st is our Anniversary! appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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Hallelujah, The Masters is Here!!!

The prayers of the golf world are being answered with the start of the Masters right around the corner. The Masters is the first major championship of 2014 and fans everywhere are rejoicing.  Breath taking views of Amen Corner await us, but... The post Hallelujah, The Masters is Here!!! appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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18 Facts About The Masters

Play a round of 18 fascinating facts about The Masters with us. As The Masters turns 80 this year, first tournament played in 1934, the golf world anxiously awaits the countdown to April 10th, 2014. Most people will never have the opportunity... The post 18 Facts About The Masters appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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MARCH MADNESS FOR GOLF TOURNAMENTS

March madness, to the basketball fan, means the beginning (or ending if you prefer) of playoffs; Sweet 16, Final Four, and Finals!  For us golf fans, it means that the golf season is upon us!  While March 20 is the actual start... The post MARCH MADNESS FOR GOLF TOURNAMENTS appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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TIGER WILL ROAR BACK!

Obvious pun there, but it is amazing to me that the media and other golfers continue to put Tiger in the “has been” category.  At last look, Tiger is still ranked #1 in the Official World Golf Rankings, and I am pretty...The post TIGER WILL ROAR BACK! appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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NO PROS IN THE OLYMPICS!

The 2016 Olympics will feature golf as part of the agenda for the first time since 1904, when players competed in St. Louis, MO.  George Lyon from Canada took home the Gold Metal, with American Chandler Egan hoisting the Silver.  Burt McKinnie...The post NO PROS IN THE OLYMPICS! appeared first on National Hole in One Association.
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