|Blackburn Wins PGA Dixie Section Teacher of Year Award December 2009
For the second year running Mark Blackburn wins the PGA Dixie Section Teacher of the Year Award. Blackburn also collected the 2009 Alabama Chapter Horton Smith Award for the second consecutive year.
Slocum Wins The Barclays August 30, 2009
Heath Slocum holed a 21-foot putt for par at the final hole of regulation to shoot 4-under 67 and win The Barclays by one stroke over four players who tied for second - Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington, Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker. Slocum finished 66-72-70-67: 275 (-9). As the 1st FedEx Playoff event, victory also qualifies Slocum for the Tour Championship and all 2010 major tournaments. To read the full report click here.
Shot of the Day from Liberty National August 30, 2009
Heath Slocum drains this 21 ft putt on the 18th hole for par and the win at the 2009 Barclays.
Blackburn named in Golf Digest Top-20 Teachers Under 40 August 2009
Blackburn Golf founder, Mark Blackburn, has been credited as one of Golf Digest Magazines Top-20 Teachers Under 40, 2009. To see the full list click here.
Slocum finishes T3rd at Mayakoba Golf Classic March 1, 2009
Heath Slocum finished tied for third at 10-under 270 to earn his best finish since a tie for second at the 2007 PODS Championship.
Blackburn Wins PGA Dixie Section Teacher of Year Award December 2008
Mark Blackburn is delighted to receive the 2008 PGA Dixie Section Teacher of the Year Award. This award bestows special recognition on a PGA Professional for excellence in golf instruction, along with overall performance. Blackburn also collected the 2008 Alabama Chapter Horton Smith Award for his outstanding and continuing contributions in developing and improving educational opportunities for the PGA golf professional.
Sweden Win OMEGA Mission Hills World Cup November 30, 2008
Swedish duo Robert Karlsson and Henrik Stenson shot a remarkable 9-under par 63 to overtake third-round co-leaders Spain and Australia to win the OMEGA Mission Hills World Cup in Shenzhen, China. The Swedes started the day four shots behind Spain, but notched five brides on the front nine to catch their fellow Europeans with a four round total of 27-under par 261.
Karlsson wins European Tour Order of Merit November 2, 2008
Blackburn Golf Client Robert Karlsson has become the first Swede to win the European Tour Order of Merit. To read the full report click here.
Karlsson Wins Alfred Dunhill Links Championship October 5, 2008
Robert Karlsson birdied the first extra hole of a sudden death playoff against England's Ross Fisher and Germany's Martin Kaymer to win a thrilling Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on the Old Course at St Andrews. With a brilliant 65 in the final round, Karlsson celebrated his second victory in successive tournaments. To read the full report click here.
Blackburn Golf Clients in Winning Form at Ryder Cup September 21, 2008
Boo Weekley helped Team USA win the 37th Ryder Cup at Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, with victories in the Sunday Singles (4 & 2) and Saturday afternoon Fourballs (2 &1). Weekley also picked up a half point during the Friday afternoon Fourballs. Despite finishing on the losing team, Robert Karlsson had a standout performance with a win in the Sunday Singles (5 & 3) and halved points during the Saturday afternoon Fourballs and Friday morning Foursomes.