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Scorecard: August 26 – September 1, 2023
+ Names, news and notables in the golf industry.
The First Call’s Scorecard, a compilation of the golf industry’s news for August 26 – September 1, 2023.
▪️EP Golf Ventures: Strategic investment partnership between Elysian Park Ventures and the PGA of America announces the completion of the first closing of its first investment fund, EP Golf Ventures Fund I. EP Golf Ventures invests in areas that add strategic value across the $102 billion golf industry and investors in Fund I include Topgolf Callaway Brands, Gametime Capital and several other institutions, individuals and investors across the sports, technology and media ecosystem.
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▪️The Club at Skyline: Junior PGA Golf team achieves a No. 2 national ranking as the Tucson, Arizona, club team prepares for the PGA Junior Regional Championship.
▪️Shot Scope: Unveils advanced full-course aerial maps designed exclusively for its laser rangefinders and GPS golf watches. The GPS mode allows current Shot Scope users to view an overhead map of the course during play, while the GPS distances update as the golfer moves around the course. The Preview mode allows golfers to view any course regardless of their location and access a bird’s eye view of every hole. This feature allows golfers to plan their round in advance of play and devise a strategy for optimal performance. … Honma Golf: Debuts its 65th anniversary Beres Lady Go, a beginner women’s 10-piece set that includes clubs from driver to putter, a matching cart bag, tote bag and shoes case. … PXG: Announces a new apparel collection comprised of 32 designs each for men and women.
▪️Trout National – The Reserve: Announces Ian Leggatt as GM, COO.