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The 6 best #GolfWRX photos on Instagram today (7.19.19)

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In this segment, we’ll be taking a look at some of the best #GolfWRX tagged photos on Instagram. In case you aren’t already, there’s a whole load of action going on at our page, so follow us: @golfwrx

Let’s get to it then, here are six of the best #GolfWRX photos from the past 24 hours.

A couple of nice shots of Blue Mound Golf & Country Club in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

Check out this exotic looking custom made putter from Tyson Lamb.

In case you missed this madness on Thursday.

Some very slick finish work going on from the guys at Olson Putter Co.

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Ouhh… shiny… #finishwork

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A giveaway worth checking out from Sugar Skull Golf.

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**Instagram British Open Giveaway** __________________________________ It’s time for a British Open giveaway with some major prizes for TWO winners! Here is how it will work: Like this post, make sure you are following us on Instagram, and tag friends in the comments who are NOT CURRENTLY following us and encourage them to follow our Instagram account. On Sunday, July 21st at 9:00 pm Eastern, we will draw a name from all NEW FOLLOWERS only. That new follower will win the British Open limited release cover and SSG microfiber towel pictured on the left. If you were the first one to have tagged that new follower that won, YOU will WIN the British Open cover, microfiber towel AND the set of woods (pictured)!!!! Unlimited entries allowed but be sure your tags aren’t currently followers and that the friends you tag definitely follow us for a chance to win. __________________________________ Best of luck!! __________________________________ #sugarskullgolf #golf #headcover #puttercover #golfcover #accessories #golfaccessories #sugarskull #ireland #2019open #148thopen #britishopen #royal #portrush #uk #pgatour #finalmajor #headcover #limitedrelease #tartan #kilt #golfwrx #royalportrush #britisharmy #giveaway #golfgiveaway #instagramgiveaway #instagramcontest #nopurchasenecessary #goodluck

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Sweet looking ride indeed!

Get hashtagging your golf posts #GolfWRX for your chance to feature in our best of Instagram posts in the future!

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Gianni is the Assistant Editor at GolfWRX. He can be contacted at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @giannimosquito

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  1. Brandon

    Jul 19, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    That Lamb putter could be the worst I’ve ever seen….

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The DailyWRX (1/26/2021): “The game has aged well”

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This is cool…

 

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Finau was a young legend—he was on Big Break—I can’t believe that.

 

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Thumbs up…….

 

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Miggy is killing the game…

I kind of love this take….

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‘When an apology is not enough’ – Justin Thomas keeps Citi sponsorship but at a price

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Investment bank Citi decided on Monday that the company would not terminate their sponsorship of Justin Thomas following his slur earlier this month, but would make the 27-year-old donate a “meaningful portion” of his deal as part of an active role in LGBTQ causes.

Speaking in a company blog post titled “When an apology is not enough”, Carla Hassan, the chief marketing officer heavily condemned Thomas’ “beyond offensive” homophobic slur at the Tournament of Champions and revealed that the bank considered terminating their relationship with JT.

“We considered terminating our relationship with him. It would send a clear and important message, but we decided to use this moment to work with Justin to try to create change.”

Ralph Lauren ended their sponsorship of Thomas following the slur, and Hassan detailed in the post that Citi was very close to doing the same – writing that some of her colleagues felt anything less than cutting ties to JT would undermine Citi’s commitment to the LGBTQ community.

”We want to more than make it clear that it is wrong to use this word. Instead, we hope our efforts can lead more people to make an affirmative choice not to use this word or others like it – and speak up when others do – because they understand the impact it can have, including on a friend, colleague or teammates who may be struggling with the decision to disclose their sexual orientation.”

Hassan further revealed that Thomas would be required to donate a “meaningful portion” of his current deal to various LGBTQ causes, and issued a stark warning that any similar conduct would result in the termination of his sponsorship.

“If at any point we feel that Justin is not sincere in working toward this goal, we will end our relationship with him.”

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Golf rounds and equipment sales soared to new heights in record-breaking 2020

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Golf Datatech, LLC, has unveiled its 2020 National Golf Performance Report which shows that 2020 saw rounds played increase by 13.9% and equipment sales by 10.1% over 2019.

According to the report, the 13.9% increase in rounds is the largest total year increase since Golf Datatech began collecting and projecting rounds played in 1998 – topping the previous largest gain of 5.7% in 2012.

It is believed that the year-over-year surge in rounds and retail sales is primarily a result of golf being positioned as an ideal socially distanced activity during a pandemic. 

Speaking on the surge in rounds played, John Krzynowek, Partner, Golf Datatech stated

“While the global pandemic wreaked havoc on many segments of our economy, the golf industry experienced a significant boost in rounds played and equipment sales. On the equipment side, sales increased by low single digits in both 2018 and 2019, but the double-digit gains in 2020 can only be attributed to the pandemic and golf being a respite for so many.”

It was also a record-breaking year for retail equipment sales, with 2020’s 10.1% improvement in retail sales bettering the previous all-time high percentage gain of 10.0% in 2005. 

2020 spending also reached near-record levels, with overall golf equipment sales eclipsing the $2.81 billion mark, making it the third-highest annual total of all-time, trailing behind only 2008 ($2.91 billion) and 2007 ($2.87 billion).

However, it was a challenging year for on-course golf shops, with apparel sales dropping by 14.2% – with the Covid-19 restrictions playing a massive role in the drop in action.

Additionally, a lack of international travel and lockdowns during the critical spring season in warm weather markets had a detrimental impact on many resorts, which sell a significant amount of logoed golf apparel. 

But, per the report, while on-course sales declined, apparel sales at off-course specialty outlets, particularly those with a strong online presence, enjoyed significant growth in 2020.

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