Golf News for Thursday, December 18, 2014

"Home to more than 160 public and private golf courses -- from executive to championship level -- The Palm Beaches offer the most impressive golf experience in Florida," said Jorge Pesquera, president and CEO of Discover The Palm Beaches. "Viewers who tune into Big Break this winter will witness what the region has to offer golfers." [... more » ]

Chrome Soft is the only ball that has the new proprietary SoftFast Core with low compression and the Tour Urethane cover. This leads to low spin off the tee for incredible ball speed and distance, a low 65 compression to compress the ball on iron shots for incredibly soft feel, and excellent control for aggressive shots into the green. [... more » ]

"We are looking forward to another year of great golf at the Makai in 2015," said Princeville Makai Golf Club General Manager Alex Nakajima, "and we hope our guests will enjoy these special values in the coming year." [... more » ]

To celebrate the newly designated trail -- which allows today's golfers to play in the footsteps of Bobby Jones, Walter, Hagen, Babe Zaharias, and countless other greats of the game -- Mission Inn is offering a special package that runs through January 14, 2016. [... more » ]

"This weekend's events were fun and exciting, and a great way to wrap up what has been a record-breaking year for SteelFiber shafts," said Chris Hilleary, president of Aerotech Golf. [... more » ]

"We've been touting the benefits of counter weighting for 10 years," said Stephen Boccieri, President and CEO of Boccieri Golf. "It's great to see the best players in the world use our counter balanced technology and win!" [... more » ]

"CHASE54 is at the tipping point of phenomenal growth and we identified a need to elevate our marketing presence to align with the remarkable level of our garments," said Lulu Faddis, Creative Director and Chief Designer for CHASE54. [... more » ]

"It's exciting to be designing my first golf course in Europe, especially one that is close to home," said Annika, a native of Sweden and 10-time major champion. "The golf industry has been talking a lot about the need to develop golf facilities that are more flexible and family friendly, and Estonian Golf & Country Club is actually making it happen." [... more » ]

"In today's competitive market, it's important for us to seek leadership from industry professionals," said Paul McGinn, Board President of Fountains C.C. "The Board and I are confident that KemperSports is the right partner to ensure the long-term health of our club." [... more » ]

"To be named as Club Management Company of the year for the third year in a row is a wonderful honor for our dedicated staff throughout the country who work tirelessly to deliver exceptional experiences for members and their guests," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. [... more » ]

"Bayer is thrilled to further strengthen its industry partnership with the GCSAA," said David Wells, golf business manager for Bayer. "We strive to provide the highest caliber professional development opportunities to help golf course superintendents, distributors and other turf professionals continue to succeed in their roles." [... more » ]

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