Golf News for Friday, February 27, 2015

One of the world's greatest golf destinations just keeps getting better. Hilton Head Golf Island (HHGI) - a collection of 31 of the Lowcountry's premier golf courses - will shine this spring following a series of enhancements to its courses and resort amenities. [... more » ]

"These are exciting times at Silver Creek Valley Country Club," said Barrett Eiselman, CCM, the club’s new General Manager and Chief Operating Officer. "We have the right plan in place to bring the member experience to new levels." [... more » ]

"We look forward to working with our team to improve member and guest service levels," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. "Working with the ownership group our goal will be to maintain superb course conditions and grow the Club's programming." [... more » ]

Greg Sligh, President and Managing Director: "Dr. Rotella's accomplishments are legendary and he is the perfect addition to our team and testament to Keswick Hall's rank in the upper echelon of preeminent golf locations." [... more » ]

Ravenwood Golf Club -- located just south of Rochester, in the heart in the Finger Lakes region of western New York -- has partnered with the Holiday Inn Express & Suites and the Best Western Victor Inn & Suites to offer premium stay-and-play golf packages from $149. [... more » ]

Gregory Winey, president of the hotel's management company, Northpointe Hospitality Management, LLC: "We felt it was time to offer all interested parties the opportunity to experience the new Partridge Inn during Masters Week." [... more » ]

Scott Peterson, Bushnell Senior Product Manager: "The introduction of the TOUR X once again proves we are not only committed to the Tour player, but also the elite amateur player who requires precise yardage readings during practice and tournament rounds." [... more » ]

Oliver Farr: "I am really looking forward to representing such a fantastic company and I can't wait to help raise the profile of the brand and bring our links with golf closer to the automotive world." [... more » ]

"I am excited to have Anita rejoin us," said Conrad Tappert, President of Sunice. "She is a great merchant, has strong leadership and organizational skills, and will be a great cultural fit with our existing team to lead our product creation process and continue to deliver industry relevant leading edge products." [... more » ]

Jamie DeKeuster will be the Head Golf Professional at French Lick Resort's Valley Links Course where he will oversee the resort's growing-the-game initiatives developing programming opportunities for women, juniors, and new golfers. [... more » ]

"By raising over $22,000, we broke the Terravita records for the Play for P.I.N.K. fundraiser in total dollars raised," said Terravita's 2015 Play for P.I.N.K. committee co-chair and Terravita Women's Golf Association member Susan Mefford. [... more » ]

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