Category Archives: Austin’s Angle

Top Four Reasons Golf Courses Should Care About Young Adults

The golf industry as a whole is very short sighted. The typical owner, manufacturer, and PGA professional are focused on the 50 year old male golfer who is going to buy clubs, balls, take a lesson, and play on weekend mornings. Naturally these are the players who keep the lights on, but what if you...
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3 Things Young Adult Golfers Do in the Winter

Like many of you Nextgen Collegiate members, I too have and continue to get hammered by the winter storm cell that has made its way through the east coast. Shoot, there are rumors of snow and ice in Texas...IN TEXAS, PEOPLE! It makes me wonder if NCCGA VP, Matt Brugner, has ever seen snow! ...
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#RoadToMyrtle: Austin’s Nationals Guide

What're your plans during your trip to the Greatest College Golf Experience at Nationals in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina? If your plans are to head down Friday evening, stay and play, and leave Sunday evening, then you my friend are missing out on an experience of a lifetime. In this week's edition of Austin's Angle, we're...
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PGA Predictions

Still recovering from The Open hangover? Less than three weeks removed from Phil’s victory at Muirfield, it's time to gear up for what many consider the redheaded stepchild of all major championships, the PGA Championship. We’re going to look at the events leading up to this week at Oak Hill and what to expect...

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A Gentle-Mahan of the Game

It may have been a dark, gloomy morning in Ontario, Canada during the PGA Tour’s HBC Canadian Open Saturday, but it was a delightful, joyous day overall for Hunter Mahan. A week removed from earning his second consecutive top-10 in a major, Mahan held the 36-hole lead at 13-under par, seeking his sixth PGA...

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Full-Philing Lefty’s Career

As Phil would describe, his relationship with links golf courses is somewhat love-hate. After Phil’s victory at Muirfield on Sunday, however, I’d like to think he’s in for the long haul. (more…)

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