The Olympic Spirit

Inbee Park was the leader after the 3rd round of the Women’s Olympic golf tournament in Rio. The former world #1, who has been battling injuries for the last few months, battled the elements (wind gusts of 30 mph) for a well-deserved 1-under par, 70, giving her a two shot advantage, at 11-under entering Saturday’s […]

Se Ri Pak – A Legacy

The last lengthening shadows that lingered around the 18th green at CordeValle Golf Club on Friday evening would usher a brilliant sunset and be the perfect stage for an icon’s farewell.  Se Ri Pak completed her second round of the U.S. Women’s Open at the CordeValle Golf Club and would not make the weekend cut, […]

Play Where The Pros Play

This is always one of our favorite weeks of the year in professional golf, with all the best Women’s players in the world coming to compete at the Stockton Seaview Resort and Spa in the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic. Seaview has been our Northern East Coast flagship site and host to our New Jersey Golf school […]

A Golden New Era

A year ago, our founder and CEO, Jay Ewing, was interviewed on the Golficity Golf Show by Frank Fasano. One of the main topics of the interview was the state of the game and in particular the drop-off in interest in the professional game. This was immediately after the Masters that Bubba Watson had won in his […]

The Back 9-Edition 5

1.       With his win on Sunday at the Sony Open, Jimmy Walker won for the second time in his last 6 starts (the first being the Frys.com Open which kicked off the 2014 season……in October). Walker played flawless golf in Sunday’s round shooting a superb 7-under par 63 to claim the trophy over Chis Kirk. […]

The Best 13 From 2013

As the year of 2013 draws to a close we can look back at the many memorable happenings in the game. Here is our take of the most significant 13 moments and achievements.   13. Lydia Ko turns professional. The 16 year old Kiwi who was born in South Korea has already won 5 tournaments on […]

The Front 9-Edition 5

1.       It’s been a pretty good year for Australian superstar Adam Scott. The winner of the 2013 Masters (becoming the first Australian player in history to do so. You can read the whole story here http://www.birdgolf.com/good-on-ya-mate/ ) is putting the finishing touches on his best year to date, by having won back to back tournaments […]

The Back 9: Edition 4

Winning the first FedEx playoff event on the PGA Tour last Sunday has put Adam Scott squarely into contention for Player of the Year honors. The criteria for which (Tour players vote for that honor) is very interesting indeed because there are no specific rules to go by. Ergo, should it be Scott, with one […]

The Front 9

Boo hoo. Boo Weekley won the PGA Tour’s Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial yesterday to register his third career win and first since 2008. The absolute best ‘quote’ on the PGA Tour,  who will always tell you exactly what is on his mind, Weekley’s welcome return to the winners circle is a blessing for golf […]

The Back 9

Today we are introducing two new regular columns, the first of which is called “Front 9”. It will have a half-brother called “Back 9”. Each column will appear regularly and the topics will be varied with random thoughts on the game. The “Front 9” will always have at least 5 (see; majority) positive happenings in […]

Learning From A Legend

On the eve of the first LPGA Major Championship of the year, the Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, we asked Bird Golf Academy’s own Sandra Palmer some questions about the tournament. Sandra won the Kraft Nabisco when it was known as the Dinah Shore in 1975 and it is […]

The LPGA Tour-These Girls Are Good

The LPGA Tour has made a remarkable comeback in the last 3 years. Since the Tour dismissed heavy-handed and unpopular Commissioner Carolyn Bevins in 2010 and replaced her with Mike Whan, the renaissance has been in full swing. In the early days of 2010, the Tour was on life support as they lost one event […]