2018 USGA TM Player Profile


Fennwood Hills Country Club Wins LGA Club Team Championship


April 15, 2018                         Mandeville, Louisiana

Fennwood Hills Country Club of Zachary, Louisiana claims their first Club Team Championship in an impressive come from behind win. This is Fennwood Hills' first title since the event was created in 1989. Fennwood Hills Country Club finished in a tie for second with Squirrel Run in last year’s Club Team Championship, 15 strokes behind the Champions from Lake Charles Country Club. This year the Fennwood Hills Country Club team found themselves two strokes behind two-time defending champions Lake Charles Country Club after the First Round of play. However, they were able to rally together in tough conditions to edge out the defending champs and The Wetlands of Lafayette by just one stroke. Fennwood Hills Country Club fired a 4-under par 140 in the First Round and followed it up with a 6-over 150 for a two-round total of 290 2-over par. The Championship team members are: Dante Caldera, Brandt Garon, Jeremy Gautreaux, Eric Hoffman, Brad Jackson, and Jay Sanders.


 This article was written by Sean Fairholm of Global Golf Post.

Golfers measure their success by mere inches and degrees, the most minute details
splitting hairs between perfection and disaster. In Tommy Brennan’s case, a minute
detail did more than alter his score one way or the other – it kept him alive.

In October 2014, Brennan and his youngest son, Cooper, were slated to fish at the
mouth of the Mississippi River, at a remote destination south of New Orleans. At the last moment, his son asked to postpone the adventure due to schoolwork.

That night, when he had planned on being on a boat in the middle of marshland, Brennan had a heart attack.

“There’s no medical care at the mouth of the Mississippi River,” Brennan said. “I was 10 minutes away from the outcome for my family being totally dierent.”

Instead of being on the river, he was at his Covington, La., home and was transported to the hospital in short order. An emergency procedure took 67 minutes, and he would go on to regain full health.



The USGA and The R&A have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented January 1, 2019. 

The USGA and The R&A finalized golf’s new Rules this month after an extensive review that included a request for feedback from the global golf community on the proposed changes.

Golfers can now access the official 2019 Rules of Golf by visiting randa.org or usga.org/rulesThe process to modernize the Rules began in 2012 and was initiated to ensure that the Rules are easier to understand and apply for all golfers and to make the game more attractive and accessible for newcomers.  

(e.g. State Amateur, GHIN, championships)

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