Golf News: #ICYMI Goldie’s 2017 Holiday Wish List


November 30, 2017 ~ The holiday season is upon us and once again Goldie’s rounded up some of the most stunning and appealing golf-themed gifts around.  Every handpicked item is something any golfer in your life would love to give or receive, promise!

The Third Annual Goldie’s Holiday Wish List ~ better than ever gifting suggestions for those precious golfers in your life

2017 Wish List

Relax. It’s Golf.  One can never have too many shoes and the darlings of this season’s “golf lifestyle” shoes are Canoos ~ the comfy patented “boat golf shoes.”  Golfers who own these stylish kicks remark, “Canoos are like golfing in slippers, the next best thing to golfing barefoot” 

Men’s Tour 2.0 / 3.0 Golfers who sail will no doubt enjoy these immensely as they are rather like the “Topsider” 

Men's Tour 3.0 BaileyCanoos Men’s Tour 3.0 Bailey 

Both the 2.0 and 3.0 Tour Styles feature 3 eyelets, OrthoLite Insoles, heal and arch support and soft spikes.   2.0 leather shades offered are natural brown, brown/cream, dark grey or navy leather w/rubber bottom colors white or tan. 3.0 leather shades are black, navy or brown w/rubber bottom colors white, red and black   Price Point 2.0 $125.00 / 3.0 $150.00

Ladies Tour 2.0  A traditional 2-eye, unlined casual leather upper, rubber bottomed boat shoe.  OrthoLite Insoles, heal and arch support and soft spikes.   Pastel shades such as Dusty Shale, Light Navy, Cream and Coral are a nice accent to any golf outfit  Price Point $125.00

Women's Tour 2.0 BaylorCanoos Ladies Tour 2.0 Baylor 

Men’s only Canvas Sneaker Style  Your soon to be go to sneaker of choice!  Canvas upper and golf bottom, OrthoLite insoles for heel and arch support, 10 eyelets rawhide lace up, rubber water resistant soles and soft spikes

Mens Canvas LarsonCanoos Men’s Canvas Larson

Colors such as Sand, Tide and Storm Grey look and feel smashing on the links.  FYI, Women’s Canvas Sneaker style launching in 2018  Price Point $105.00


2018 New Year’s Resolutions!   You can’t go wrong with gifting those special golfers in your life an hour golf lesson with one of the over 1,200 Class A PGA Teaching Professionals and Apprentices right here in New England

 While you’re at it why not be BOLD and go with the hottest teaching professional in our area right about now, NEPGA Shawn Hester!  

HesterGolf_RobOppenheimNEPGA Shawn Hester with PGA TOUR player Rob Oppenheim 

Swing coach to newly minted MGA Player of the Year and 2018 USGA Mid-Am Champ, Brockton’s own Matt Parziale and Andover native PGA Tour Pro Rob Oppenheim as well as a slew of other notable competitors.  Shawn’s been a Teaching Professional at the Charles River Country Club since 1994 and has a solid resume of results 

***Listener’s of 95.9 WATD receive a 30% discount on Shawn’s exclusive online video lesson series!  Simply input the code “NEPGA” at checkout


Host, Hostess or Office Party Gifting!   Golf insider Author John Feinstein’s latest release ~ hot off the presses “THE FIRST MAJOR: The Inside Story of the 2016 Ryder Cup” serves up a heaping holiday helping of “what really went down” off camera inside the ropes and team rooms between TEAM USA and TEAM EUROPE during the 2016 Ryder Cup matches at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota.  Feinstein’s knack of getting players to open up and dish once again does not disappoint, an enjoyable read   List Price:  $28.95 

FeinsteinJohn Feinstein’s THE FIRST MAJOR 

Stocking Stuffer!  Enjoy a bit of Holiday music or audiobook with SongBirdie’s Golf Ball Bluetooth Portable Speaker            


About the size of a golf ball, super stylish and packing quite a “sound punch,”  SondBirdie is available in shades such as gloss white, metallic pink, matte black and red/white.  For those who wish to order in bulk, SongBirdie is logo customizable  Price $39.99 each 


Junior Golfers!   It’s all about TECH ~ GameGolf, Arccos & Xbox golf games this holiday season.  A delightful alternative (and parental fave) to non-stop gadgets is a subscription to Junior Golf Magazine ~ developing the player, growing the game 


Chock full of Junior golf tournament stats from around the country, advice on subjects like trending equipment, fashion & nutrition and published on real paper, most of the articles are written by leading college recruiters, industry leaders, expert swing and mental coaches providing a wealth of information for any Junior golfer in your life

6 Issues Annually ~ Paper + Digital Subscription Combo $25.00


Holiday Jaunting

Titleist Golf Ball Experience!   Titleist has been producing golf balls for 85 years and for the first time ever! groups are now allowed to tour Titleist’s Ball Plant 3

This ground-breaking event in New Bedford on Boston’s South Coast has been available to the public for only a few weeks.  Get an insider’s behind the scenes view of how Titleist golf balls are created ~ from start to finish.   Best of all it’s free! 


These personalized Tours are only available Mondays and Fridays & groups are limited to 6 visitors.   Oh and you will be required to check all mobile devices at the door

*** Sign up to be a Team Titleist Member on the official website, then schedule your tour


Breakfast at Tiffany’s ~ For Reals!  Tiffany’s newest gem of choice “The Blue Box Café,” is decorated in Tiffany’s trademark robin’s egg blue and located on the 4th floor of Tiffany & Co.’s flagship store at 727 Fifth Avenue in New York City

AudryTiffany’s The Blue Box Cafe in NYC 

Tiffany’s first retail dining concept opened on November 8, 2017 to excellent reviews and The Blue Box Café has been booked solid since but don’t let that deter you if you are in the area, a quick holiday browse amongst the aisles of Tiffany’s followed by a succulent bite never hurt anyone … just ask Holly Golightly  

Let your imagination run wild with artfully designed pastries and tea sandies, most of which look too beautiful to eat all created from regionally sourced ingredients and The Blue Box Cafe’s seasonally changing menu options keep things fresh

BlueBox FoodHigh Tea at Tiffany’s Blue Box Cafe 

Café Hours:  Monday thru Saturday 10 am last seating at 5:30 pm and Sundays Noon with last seating at 4:30 pm.  For more info call 212-605-4270

The Blue Box Café Current Menu

Rezzies strongly suggested!  Book on RESY   


Click on the Podcast Player Below to Listen to November 30, 2017 “Goldie’s Hot Sheet”  Special Holiday Feature on 95.9 WATD’s The South Shore’s Morning News Broadcast


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