Golf News for Tuesday, October 6, 2015

The anticipation of more than 1,200 golfers -- ranging in age from 11 to 82 and representing 42 U.S. states, Canada and the Caribbean -- culminated during the championship tournaments held Sept. 18-28 at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif. [... more » ]

"Congratulations to Jazmi. It's never easy to win from the front, but he did well to hold on after a demanding back nine," said Sir Nick Faldo, following the 10th Faldo Series Malaysia Championship. "He showed a lot of courage and character - attributes that are sure to serve him well as he develops his career." [... more » ]

"Kananaskis Country Golf Course is a national treasure that drew people from throughout the province and worldwide," says K. Gordon Schultz, owner of Golf Canadas West. "This is good for Kananaskis Country, good for Canadian Rockies Golf destination and good for golfers near and far." [... more » ]

Sweetgrass Golf Club's "Perfect Foursome" stay-and-play package increased sales again - this season by more than 5 percent -- which sustains an unbroken run of rising sales for the popular, golfer-friendly offering since it debuted in 2008. [... more » ]

Scott Kmiec, longtime Executive Director of the NJPGA and current Senior Director of PGA REACH -- the PGA of America's Charitable Foundation -- has been named the 2015 New Jersey Golf Distinguished Service Award Winner. [... more » ]

Ravenwood Golf Club -- located just south of Rochester -- was selected by Golf Digest as the fifth Best New Public Course in America (2003). The course has partnered with the Holiday Inn Express & Suites and the Best Western Victor Inn & Suites to offer premium stay-and-play travel packages. [... more » ]

"We are excited to be able to give people the opportunity to experience golf's most transformational and empowering training program ever introduced to the game," said Bryan Hepler, Developer and Founder of Tathata Golf. "We thank all of our followers for ... helping us re-shape and grow the game of golf." [... more » ]

"We're still relatively new to the North American market, so the response from users, investors and industry supporters has really exceeded our expectations," says VPAR President and Managing Director Jason Stoop. [... more » ]

"Instead of hitting the ball with all your strength, you learn how to swing the club at optimum speed," said Mike Quinn, Managing Director of SWINGCLICK. "We've seen players improving their distance by 10 yards per club, merely by improving their rhythm with the SWINGCLICK." [... more » ]

"It is the little things that make the biggest difference when a tournament is stretched across three demanding links courses," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Our spikes afford players of every level the best in comfort, control and grip." [... more » ]

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Nick Price: 'Very, very, very important Presidents Cup'
"This is a really important Presidents Cup," International captain Nick Price said. "I'm not going to say, ‘What if?’ But this better be closely contested. I’ll let you guys figure out the repercussions." If that sounds like the International captain is laying down an ultimatum it's important to understand Price's passion when it comes to the Presidents Cup. For more...