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Tapatio Springs In The News!

Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort Named #1 Most Improved Public Golf Course for 2016 by Golf Inc. Magazine   BOERNE, TEXAS (November 17,  2016) — Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort was named as the #1 Most Improved Public Golf Course in the U.S. by Golf Inc. magazine.  A total of 10 golf facilities, including private […]

What I learned at the Dell Match Play Austin

Your Pro on the Road recently spent some quality time at the Dell World Match Play event held in Austin, Texas. It was the first time the PGA Tour has held an event in Austin.  Here are a few takeways: This tournament was an overwhelming success, especially for a first time venue. The weather was […]

Is trip insurance worth it?

We all insure our our health, our cars, and our house.  Can we insure our trips as well?  The answer is…trip insurance should at least be considered. Why?  Because unforeseen things happen that cause us to have to cancel our trips at the last minute. And Last  minute cancellations can be expensive. Airlines, hotel rooms, […]

U.S. Open Recap

Thursday I posted the 3 criteria to judge weather the 2015 US Open Championship at Chambers Bay was a success. The results are below. 1.  It was about the players and it did identify the best golfer.  The final score was under par and 9 of the Top 20 finishers are ranked in the top […]

What to take on your next buddy trip?

Here are a few items you want to be sure to pack on your next golfing trip with your buddies: 1. An extra pair of golf shoes.  You never know when you’ll want another pair because the first pair might get wet, too much sweat, tear etc. 2.  An umbrella. Best way to make sure […]

Rain is good

The recent rains may have slowed your Memorial Day golf schedule but be patient.  The much needed rain will have tremendous effects for the courses and your golf game for the rest of the summer. The moisture is great for the courses for several reasons. One, the turf has been completely neglected by Mother Nature […]

What’s new in golf this year?

I’ve been been to the PGA Merchandise Show, Denver Golf Show, Chicago Show, booked over 1000 rounds of golf for clients and  played 3 rounds of Golf. Here a few things I’ve noticed so far: 1. Traveling golfers are more concerned with where they play than where they stay. Acceptable travel time seems to be […]

Don’t be afraid of your customers

Dear anyone in the hospitality industry:  Don’t be afraid to talk to your customers!  They want to talk to you.  It’s so simple it’s almost funny. If you work at a golf course, resort, hotel or bed and breakfast you are in the hospitality industry so like it or get out.  Said another way, love […]

Ok I’m here!

So you have made it to Austin for your golf trip.  Congratulations you are going to have a blast. About 65% of the groups that book through the Austin Golf Trail stay downtown to take advantage the “Best 19th Hole in the Country” The Austin Golf Trail knows that golf is one thing but the […]