Archive for March, 2014

Purgatory Golf heads to Golf 365

By: Tony Adragna on March 27th, 2014

As we all know, Indiana winters can be brutal, especially for golfers who want to get out and practice their game. But now, with Golf365 in Noblesville, you no longer have to take four months off from golf.

Junior Golfer, Clay Merchent, and Purgatory’s Director of Golf, Mike Merchent, show you around the indoor golf facility, from the putting greens and target rooms to the golf simulator, in the video below.

Picking the Perfect NCAA Tournament Bracket

By: Tony Adragna on March 18th, 2014

Last May, the Players Championship in Ponte Verdra Beach had the richest purse of any tournament on the PGA Tour at $9.5 million in total prize money, according to Forbes Magazine. But that is nothing compared to the purse Warren Buffett is offering to anyone who can pick a perfect NCAA Tournament Bracket – $1 Billion Dollars.  With a top prize like that, it’s not just college basketball fans who are trying to figure out how to pick the winning teams. Quicken Loans also is giving $100,000 for the 20 highest-scoring imperfect brackets.

Here is a helpful infographic from Quicken Loans with several tips to help YOU win the money!

An infographic from the team at the Quicken Loans Zing Blog.

Stop-Motion Video of Hole #1

By: Tony Adragna on March 11th, 2014

Earlier this morning, I headed out to the course with just my iPhone in hand and knew I wanted to do something unique, but I wasn’t really sure what.  After toying with a few ideas, I got the idea to take a stop-motion video (stop-motion means taking a bunch of pictures and putting them together, pretty much like a flipbook).

I decided to walk the entire first hole while I took the stop-motion video.  By the time I arrived at the hole, I was pleased with the turnout of the stop-motion video.  It’s something I wouldn’t mind doing for each hole, but for now, hole #1 will do.  Below is a the stop-motion video that I took.

What is the likelihood of hitting a hole in one?

By: Tony Adragna on March 7th, 2014

Have you ever wondered what the odds are of hitting a hole in one?  It depends on your golf skill, but this infographic supplied by Golf Digest has all of the odds and facts on holes in one!

Hole In One FA