Brandel Thinks He Knows It All

By George Moore SafeTees Pouch, Inc. Brandel Chamblee, the somewhat disheveled analyst on the Golf Channel, is probably a very nice guy.  But when he starts giving his opinions and analyses, guys in the clubhouse start throwing their cans of Bud Lite at the TV. Brandel Chamblee Name a topic and Chamblee has an opinion. … Continue reading Brandel Thinks He Knows It All

In Golf, Faster Is Better

By George Moore SafeTees Pouch, Inc. Slow play has been getting a lot of attention lately, and it deserves a lot more. And maybe, just maybe, the attention will lead to changes that speed up the game and make it more inviting to young new players. First a disclaimer. I’m a fast player, faster than … Continue reading In Golf, Faster Is Better

Lots of respect for Topgolf now

By George Moore SafeTees Pouch, Inc. (Second in a Series) Rodney Dangerfield (Al Czervik in “Caddyshack”) always got laughs with his signature line, “I get no respect.” Topgolf can relate. In its infancy, it, too, got no respect.  Golf equipment companies rejected partnership deals, and the PGA, LPGA, USGA and most investors gave the company … Continue reading Lots of respect for Topgolf now

‘Golf entertainment’ taking over

By George Moore SafeTees Pouch, Inc. (First in a Series) Traditional green-grass golf is being challenged as never before, and this challenge is especially serious because much of it is coming from within the  golf industry. The impact has already been felt. More than 1,000 courses have closed since 2006. Nearly 200 closed in 2018; … Continue reading ‘Golf entertainment’ taking over

Let’s Repair Golf’s Public Image

                                          By George Moore     SafeTees Pouch (Last in a Series) The United States Golf Association (USGA) and the PGA Tour are the titans of golf. And as such, both bodies are at least partly responsible for golf’s public image. In their outreach to non-golfers, they rely mostly on weekend telecasts of golfing … Continue reading Let’s Repair Golf’s Public Image