Tag: Joel Jackson

Joel Jackson’s farewell column

May 2, 2017 By
It’s time to hang up this, my regular column, and go from semi-retirement to three-quarter retirement, at least. Not long ago, I asked Golfdom Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones to take me out of the regular lineup and put me on the ...
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If movies had more golf-centric themes

November 9, 2016 By
There is so much negativity in the news these days that I would like to offer up a rewrite of a column I did back in 2008 for a regional publication called Florida Golf Central. This publication has grown to ...
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Memory of an icon // The King and I

September 26, 2016 By
I first met Arnold Palmer during a practice round at the Masters in the early 1980s. I attended the event with Jimmy Ellison, who was the superintendent at Palmer’s Bay Hill Club. Jim and I knew each other from our ...
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Golf Day reflections

July 15, 2015 By
Back in April during National Golf Day, the annual GCSAA-organized trip to Washington, D.C., our delegation reminded legislators that the U.S. golf industry generates $70 billion in economic impact annually, employs close to 2 million Americans and generates nearly $4 ...

Punching holes in golf course cultural practices

March 18, 2015 By
Welcome to the wonderful world of golf course cultural practices. I recently attended a regional educational day hosted by the West Coast, Suncoast and Ridge chapters of the Florida GCSA presented by Bryan Unruh, Ph.D., from the University of Florida. ...

The Golfdom Gallery: January 2015

January 22, 2015 By
Click on the photos to enlarge them. Fancy flags We had these good looking flags on all 18 holes of the Palmer course at Reunion Resort. They’ll look good framed in our office, too. Big hitter, long Golfdom’s digital media ...