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INDY PASS TO LAUNCH DIGITAL PASS FOR THE 2024/25 SEASON

GRANBY, COLORADO—Indy Pass previewed its latest innovation today, announcing it will release a new digital and interactive Indy Pass in the fall of 2024. The digital pass leverages BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) technology and is supported by additional secure on-screen redemption options. The technology goes beyond lift access, with self-service functions including...

Coming Attractions – Tales from Skiing in Northern Patagonia, Argentina

Finally, the dominos are set. After interviews is three different languages and four different time zones we will have stories of skiing in the northern regions of Patagonia. There are so many thank yous to too many people to list here, but I look forward to taking everyone back in time to the formative years of skiing in the Bariloche area and Cerro Catedral from...

X marks the Spot, Xander Schauffele Wins First Major Championship

It was a moment long coming. Ever since Xander Schauffele reached the  PGA Tour in 2015 in 2016 he’s been in contention in the biggest events. He was PGA Tour rookie of the year in 2016-17 and even finished T-5 in the U.S. Open at Erin Hills, his bogey-free 66 in the first round marked the first time a newbie golfer to the Open had ever turned in a clean card...

PGA Championship Chaos, Scheffler Arrested and Charged with Felony and Misdemeanors, Pedestrian Killed by Tournament Shuttlebus

The 105th PGA Championship and the second major golf championship of the year is in chaos today  as a pedestrian was killed by a shuttlebus in early morning darkness, and world number one golfer and reigning Masters champion  Scottie Scheffler was arrested on a total of four felony and misdemeanor charges for failing to stop and obey police officers investigating the...

Colorado-based Mountain Capital Partners to buy Chile’s La Parva and Unite it with Nearby Valle Nevado Forming Largest Resort in Southern Hemisphere

DURANGO, CO – Colorado-based Mountain Capital Partners is preparing to purchase Chilean resort La Parva and unite it with Valle Nevado, already pwned by MCP. The union of the two areas will create the largest ski resort in the entire Southern Hemisphere.  MCP purchased Valle Nevado last year. It was the company’s first international resort and managing partner...

Ski Area Management Magazine Runs my Golf Course Restoration Article

Ski Area Management, one of the most respected, intelligent, and important magazines in the winter sports world ran my story about how ski area golf courses can improve their designs with minimal cost. They really made it look good. And – BONUS! – Mt. Snow is renovating their golf course right now and over next season as well. We’ll have that story...

Sign-ups Begin for G.E. Ski Club Golf Challenge at Syracuse’s Green Lakes Golf Club

—Special to AWITP, NASJA, NSCF, and Golf News Net — FAYETTEVILLE, NY – In a brilliant coup, the small but historically important G.E. Ski Club of Utica, New York has challenged all ski clubs in New York and New Jersey to a golf tournament June 8 at Green Lakes Golf Club, outside Syracuse, New York. Competing clubs can bring as few or as many golfers...

Thoroghbred Scheffler Gallops to Second Green Jacket

A mid round birdie barrage and a textbook Sunday back nine powered world number one golfer Scottie Scheffler to his second Masters Championship in three years. His sparkling final round 68 featured seven birdies, including three consecutive at holes eight through 10, a tricky if not treacherous stretch of the golf course. Scheffler finished at 11-under, four shots...

Thunder and Lightning, Scheffler and Morikawa to Play in Masters Final Group Sunday

It was 1977, and before their famous “Duel in the Sun” at Turnberry for the Open Championship, Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus had another duel for the ages at the Masters. Watson had been in contention the entire way, tied for the lead after both the second and third rounds, and was in the final pairing on Sunday. Jack opened poorly, snarling acidly that, “My putter...

JAY PEAK RALLIES BACK FROM FORMER OWNER’S EB-5 PONZI SCHEME SCANDAL

JAY PEAK RALLIES BACK FROM FORMER OWNER’S EB-5 PONZI SCHEME SCANDAL You can’t discuss the history of Jay Peak without a timely, candid, open assessment of the Ponzi scheme scandal in which Jay Peak was embroiled from 2016 when the SEC seized Jay Peak from its owners and put it under receivership of one Michael Goldberg until 2023 when Goldberg permitted Jay Peak to...

G.E. Ski Club of Utica Challenges New Jersey Ski Council Ski Clubs to Golf Tournament at Syracuse’s Green Lakes

CALLING ALL CLUBS OF THE NJSSC! ON JUNE 8, 2024 THE G.E. SKI CLUB OF UTICA CHALLENGES YOUR CLUB TO A GOLF MATCH! THE G.E. SKI CLUB CUP! GREEN LAKES G.C., FAYETTEVILLE, NY A ROBERT TRENT JONES, SR. CLASSIC! TEAM BBQ CONTEST ON THE LAKESIDE AFTER THE GOLF TOURNAMENT! COST:  $52/PER PLAYER, 2PM SHOTGUN START FORMAT:  MEDAL PLAY, BEST 10 SCORES FROM EACH TEAM COUNT...