Primary Beneficiary is “Golf In Schools” Program that Impacts More than 110,000 Boys & Girls at 200+ Schools in New Jersey; Dean T. Criares Honored with Chairman’s Award
PISCATAWAY, N.J., September 6, 2013…The New Jersey Golf Foundation (NJGF), the charitable arm of the New Jersey Section, PGA of America (NJPGA), today announced that the 7th Annual New Jersey Golf Foundation Golf Classic, the signature event on the Foundation’s calendar, raised more than $218,000 to support youth golf programming throughout the Garden State. The NJGF Golf Classic, which took place at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield Township, N.J., on Monday, August 5, 2013, hosted nearly 300 participants who came together in support of the Foundation’s breadth of programs. Additionally, Dean T. Criares, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Drew University and a partner at Sound Harbor Partners, was presented with The Chairman’s Award — given annually to an individual who works tirelessly behind the scenes to support the NJGF’s programs and initiatives. Continue reading New Jersey Golf Foundation Golf Classic Raises Record Setting $218,000 to Benefit Youth Golf Programming Throughout Garden State
July 8th event’s proceeds to benefit HCCC students and the College’s growth and development.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. / June 19, 2013 — The Hudson County Community College Foundation invites area residents and businesses to participate in its Tenth Annual Golf Outing on Monday, July 8, 2013. The event will be held at Forest Hill Field Club in Bloomfield, NJ, and will include: check-in from 8:00 – 8:45 a.m.; continental breakfast from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.; shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. sharp (refreshments will be served on the course); and cocktails, luncheon and awards at 2:00 p.m. Continue reading Hudson County Community College Foundation to Hold Tenth Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser
ExxonMobil Announces Continuing Support of Liberty Science Center
Professional golfer Phil Mickelson will congratulate 200 third-through fifth-grade teachers selected to attend the 2011 National Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy.
The teachers applied for the opportunity to attend this year’s Academy by logging onto www.sendmyteacher.com. A panel of educators selected the teachers out of 1,500 applicants based on their qualifications, dedication to inspiring students at an early age and overall commitment to enhancing the teaching profession. Continue reading PGA Golfer Phil Mickelson to Make Appearance at 2011 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy
RECOVERING FROM THE ROUGH
Hitting from the rough is something every golfer does, but hardly any golfer does correctly. As the great Bobby Jones pointed out decades ago, the golfer who scores in the 90’s or even 100, usually loses about ten strokes per round because of his failure to recover as well as he could. And yet, every golfer has the ability within himself to hit from the rough successfully, even if they do not realize it. The main fault lies in their approach to the shot. Typically, they either try to do too much with a bad situation, or they make a poor decision when choosing a club. The rule of thumb when hitting from the rough is “you can only do as much with a shot as your lie dictates.”
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