Golf News for Thursday, October 8, 2015

"We are happy to be able to welcome golfers to Myrtle Beach this weekend and throughout the fall," said Bill Golden, Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday president. "We were extremely fortunate to have avoided the extensive damage other parts of the state endured." [... more » ]

"Our courses couldn't have survived the storm better," says Claude Pardue, President and CEO. "Plus we have the best maintenance team in the business and golfers have been having a blast teeing it up here since Tuesday." [... more » ]

"Pumpkin Ridge's strong tournament heritage, impressive architectural pedigree, beautiful setting and outstanding national reputation make it an ideal addition to our family," says David McDonald, President of Escalante Golf. [... more » ]

"I have to say, the quality of play impressed me and motivates me to get better," said Jordan Godfrey of La Verne Calif. "I am extremely proud to hold the first national championship trophy, and see this event as a launching point for what this sport will become." [... more » ]

Play Bayonet and Black Horse -- two of the most exciting golf courses on the Monterey Peninsula -- in a single day at one great rate. Includes cart, warm up balls, lunch (hot dog, chips and soda) and 20 percent off apparel in the golf shop. [... more » ]

Born in the Northern California Golf Association Foundation, Youth on Course is expanding to other states and regions and now totals nearly 15,000 youth members combined. [... more » ]

"We are proud to be taking IGTM to Mallorca, one of the most beautiful islands of the Mediterranean, and with a growing reputation as a high-quality, easily-accessible golf destination," said Peter Grimster, Exhibition Manager, Reed Travel Exhibitions. "IGTM 2016 will attract many of the most important and influential global golf tourism suppliers and buyers." [... more » ]

"We teamed with The Golf Environment Organization (GEO) in 2013 to create a specific Sustainability Award within our wider annual IAGTO Awards event, and this has undoubtedly helped to raise awareness of sustainability in business to our member golf clubs and resorts," International Association of Golf Tour Operators Chief Executive Peter Walton said. [... more » ]

"It is my pleasure to serve as a sponsor of this exciting, worthwhile event," Linda Hartough said. "The international flavor of the Alliance Golf Cup, as well as its support of The First Tee, will make it a rewarding experience for everyone." [... more » ]

The Never Lost golf ball looks, weighs, and behaves like a regular golf ball, but has an intelligent core built in that communicates with any smartphone. Golf balls can be tracked and found up to a distance of 150 yards. [... more » ]

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Every golf trip launching out of Dublin Airport should start at Portmarnock Golf Club. Located just minutes from the airport, Portmarnock is among the top 50 clubs in the world. For more...

Exotics CB Pro U Limited Edition Hybrids from Tour Edge: Power and speed
One of the first companies to bring hybrids to market was Tour Edge, whose high-end Exotics line is quietly building a loyal following at all levels of play. The new Exotics CB Pro U Limited Edition Hybrid line combines the unique Slip Stream sole with a compact, warclub-like head for remarkable power. For more...