Golf Digest announces that with its Oct. 6 issue, the November issue will feature Microsoft Tag technology within its editorial pages that will allow readers to instantly view video on their smartphones. Microsoft Tag is a free application that allows consumers to easily “snap” two-dimensional barcodes with the camera on their web-enabled smartphones. Users are taken directly to mobile content that can range from video and music to additional product information.
TheGolfersNation.com streams a new episode of “The Jim McLean Lesson” tonight, Tuesday. The show will feature McLean discussing his new book, “The Slot Swing.”
Cartpath.com reports more than 3,000 registered members and 3,939 photos, 147 videos, 183 blogs and 88 groups as part of its Interactive Golf Center.
“Speaking of Golf,” which originates from Asheville, N.C., will announce the winners of its 2009 SOG Awards on its Saturday, Oct. 3 show.
Golfweek will kick off its upcoming 2010 Golfest series in Orlando, Fla. The 2010 debut of Golfest, an outdoor golf lifestyle extravaganza and demo day that is entering its seventh year, is Jan. 23-24 at ChampionsGate Golf Club.
Turnstile Publishing Co. receives the 2009 Integrated Marketing Award in the category of Total Integrated Program for Launch, presented by Media Industry Newsletter. The award recognized Turnstile’s in-house marketing group for its exceptional work publicizing the re-launch of Golfweek magazine.
MyGolfSpy.com reports on Callaway’s new FT-iZ driver for 2010.
The International Network of Golf announces that its deadline for the 17th ING Media Awards is Monday, Oct. 5.
Madavor Media and Northeast Golf magazine announce plans to offer the issue in digital format.
Golfing Magazine hires Rich Molden as director of development. Molden will be responsible for growing the overall Golfing Magazine brand.
MyGolfSpy.com reports on Nike’s new SQ MachSpeed driver.
Arizona State received 30 of 35 first-place votes and is No. 1 in the first Golf World/NGCA Division I Coaches’ Poll. Pepperdine, ranked No. 13 in the preseason poll, vaulted to the second spot after winning its first two events of the fall season. SEC members Auburn, LSU and Georgia own the Nos. 3-5 spots, respectively.
GolfLasVegasNow.com reports on Butch Harmon‘s help with Phil Mickelson, who won the Tour Championship on Sunday. Also, GolfWorld readers speak out on various Las Vegas courses.
GolfBallSelector.com reports that Phil Mickelson played the Callaway Tour ix ball en route to winning the Tour Championship.
The Bob Hope Classic launches a new Web site for the 2010 event, in addition to establishing Facebook and Twitter accounts.
TheGolfersNation.com will air the first of a two-part “Classic Conversations” with Gene Sarazen that was originally taped in 1989.
Golfing Magazine publishes its Players Choice awards for wedges in its fall issue.
Speaking of Golf, based in Asheville, N.C., will feature country singer Larry Gatlin and Golfweek writer Bradley Klein on its Saturday, Sept. 26, show.
Golfing Magazine announces the publishing of its fall issue, which includes reviews of the latest wedges and hybrids, and an interview with Stewart Cink.
The Asian Amateur Championship announces that it will be broadcast to more than 150 countries, while two-hour third- and final-round coverage will anchored by Peter Oosterhuis.
Madavor Media and Northeast Golf magazine announce the launch of its newest golf title, Golf Getaways: Destinations and Vacations.