Golf News for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

"We look forward to providing a first-hand perspective of the 'World's Largest Golf Outing' to our viewers with Matt Ginella and Lauren Thompson participating and offering updates on Morning Drive," said Adam Hertzog, vice president, News and Studio Productions for Golf Channel. "The special event demonstrates an exceptional commitment to injured veterans." [... more » ]

"Dublin Ranch is a unique golf facility that appeals to a wide segment of players," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. "We look forward to increasing the visibility and amenities of the club." Dublin Ranch Golf Course is a spectacular 18-hole par 63 golf adventure designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. [... more » ]

"I played really well last week and didn't get it done the last two days," said Sucher, who shared the 36-hole lead at last week's Albertsons Boise Open but ended up finishing tied for fourth. "I'm headed to the PGA Tour and now I can finally stop worrying about it." [... more » ]

Enjoy a luxurious wilderness escape at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa that the entire family will love! With increasing resort credits based on your length of stay, you have the flexibility to create a Texas golf vacation that's perfect for your family. [... more » ]

"We're honored to be part of this year's World's Largest Golf Outing and its noble commitment to benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project," said Claude Pardue, President and CEO of Mystical Golf. The simultaneous World's Largest Golf Outing will be played at more than 120 courses in 28 states. [... more » ]

"The success of SuperStroke grips across the tours this year continues to prove just how much parallel technology is in demand by the world's best players," said Jon Luna, SuperStroke USA Marketing Director. [... more » ]

"Tour players are very selective when it comes to their equipment and CHAMP spikes are continuously the top choice for the best players around the world," said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "From Major winners to amateurs of all skill levels, everyone can reap the on-course benefits of our industry leading products." [... more » ]

"We are delighted with the way Stroke Rank is developing," said Falk von Wildenradt, developer of the online form guide. "While it is impossible to give exact predictions about where players will finish in any given tournament, we firmly believe that Stroke Rank can give a very good guide to a player's form and a good indication of where they are likely to finish in a Major Championship." [... more » ]

"The GCSAA is committed to educating course managers, wherever they are," said Rhett Evans, Chief Executive Officer of the association. "The AGIF is committed to growing the game in Asia and can work effectively across national borders. It's clear that better education and reliable agronomic information improves the professional standing of individual superintendents and furthers the industry." [... more » ]

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From great golf to great lakes: 10 reasons for a golf trip to Lake County, Florida
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