Golf News for Friday, October 9, 2015

Ray Easler, Vice President, Hospitality & Operations: "It is our goal to provide our members and guests with the best club and resort experience possible as well as a distinctive level of personalized service that is second to none, and by merit of this award, we are gratified to know our goal has been realized." [... more » ]

"We are thrilled to offer our fourth annual event and we already have seen a strong interest from returning players who have signed up, plus many of those golfers are the best ambassadors for the tournament and are helping invite golfing friends to play in the tournament in 2016," said Ann Sunstrum, Southern Nevada Golf Association. [... more » ]

Leading residential property developer and builder, Sekisui House, has struck a deal with Greg Norman to design and build a premium golf course at its masterplanned estate, The Hermitage in Gledswood Hills, Sydney, Australia. Construction is anticipated to commence in mid-2016. [... more » ]

Get the most out of your Vegas vacation with the three-day "Tour the World" golf package. Enjoy all Sin City has to offer with three nights on the town and access to two of the city's best courses: Bali Hai and Royal Links. You'll go from a lush, tropical landscape to classic Scottish links during your short, but memorable stay. [... more » ]

"Customization and flexibility are important to our home buyers, and we're proud to offer unique experiences from the first design ideas to final move-in," says Mark Bruce, Director of Sales at The Concession Real Estate Company. "Lot sizes in the final phase assure secluded settings for each home, and creativity for individual layouts." [... more » ]

"Each CHAMP spike model provides LDA athletes the mental assurance that no matter how hard they swing, traction won't be a problem," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Additionally, our FLYtee is engineered to give all golfers a better chance of hitting longer, straighter shots compared to traditional wooden offerings and other alternatives." [... more » ]

"We congratulate Peter on a great season and for obtaining the always coveted PGA Tour Card. We're looking forward to following his career next year on the PGA Tour," Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary said. [... more » ]

"Our product design starts and ends with the player in mind and even the best players want to manage and minimize their miss-hits as much as possible" comments Global Director of Innovation Michael Vrska. [... more » ]

When looking at the Golf Pride usage by team, the results are consistent. Eleven of 12 players on the U.S. team and 10 of 12 players on the International squad feel more confident with Golf Pride in their hands. [... more » ]

"This talented field is in for a stern test at Magnolia Green Golf Club," says Bobby Kidder, General Manager of Magnolia Green Golf Club. "The course is in wonderful condition; club selection and distance control are crucial to scoring well here." [... more » ]

First-place winners in the writing, broadcast and photography categories will receive a belt from Nexbelt, featuring the ING logo laser etched into the buckle. All entries must be postmarked by this Sunday, Oct. 11 in order to be eligible for this year's contest. [... more » ]

Daily headlines from network

Internationals rally to cut U.S. Presidents Cup lead to just one
The United States lost the second session nearly as dramatically as it won the first, with the Internationals staging a Day 2 surge to reinvigorate the Presidents Cup. Here's where things stand through two sessions in South Korea, where the drama has heightened and a Phil Mickelson rules snafu looms large. For more...

Handsome La Purisima Golf Course in Lompoc, Calif. proves rolling, rustic and robust
Set amid the wine country of California's Central Coast, La Purisima Golf Course spreads across 310 acres of beatific, rolling land. The grounds are sprawling, rustic and beautiful -- but the course has teeth. Newcomers and high-handicappers should enjoy the scenery and temper their scoring expectations. For more...

Golf buddy trips are like press trips: Ending as friends is a worthy goal
If you want to enhance your buddy trip, make it about more than golf. Veteran golf/travel writer Mike Bailey -- a survivor of dozens and dozens of press trips -- offers some advice. For more...