1. Augusta.com has published an intriguing insider’s glimpse into “golf’s most famous clubhouse,” offering us a tasty appetizer to this week’s Masters Tournament. Did you know that the trophy room at Augusta National features Bobby Jones’ famed Calamity Jane putter, as well as the 4-wood and ball that Gene Sarazen employed for his double eagle on Hole 15 in 1935? Click here for a virtual tour of hallowed ground.
2. Boccieri Golf, maker of the Heavy Putter, recently announced that Alan Pouyat has been named Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Pouyat will oversee Boccieri Golf’s corporate and independent sales force. He will also direct the company’s promotional activities, including its PUTTLAB Tour 2007, which visits more than 500 golf retail stores in 40 states. Boccieri Golf is definitely on the move. Click here for more information on PUTTLAB dates and locations.
3. The Chicago Tribune published a humorous piece about one man’s promising flirtation with Scotty Cameron. Here’s how his story begins: “I have had more putters than I’ve had cars, houses, dogs, cats and girlfriends combined. I have more than that in my basement right now, but it’s been a love/hate relationship. More hate than love.” Clever stuff. Click here to read how a putter hater learned to love again.