"It was a very challenging piece of property, and I actually turned down the project three times before agreeing to do it," said Nicklaus about St. Mellion which was named England's Best Course. "In the end, it's a golf course where, actually, each individual hole is pretty darn good." [... more » ]
"Nippon Shaft is very happy that our products were chosen by one of America's premier players to win the HSBC Women's Champions event in Singapore," said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for the Japanese club maker. "We congratulate her on this outstanding victory - and a fantastic putt on the second playoff hole!" [... more » ]
"The Bobby Jones brand is blessed to have a namesake with a historically significant and unmatched accomplishment in golf, or in all of sport," said Andy Bell, President/CEO of Jones Global Sports. "So, when we celebrate a brand milestone like our 25th Anniversary, it is important we honor that achievement and Mr. Jones' life." [... more » ]
"It's bright and bold - really colorful," said Ron McPherson, president and CEO of Antigua. "Golf has always been a colorful business and this year just a little bit more intense. The consumer is really wearing bright colors right now and having fun with it. This line has vivid color, sophisticated styling and luxurious fabrics...truly a winning combination." [... more » ]
"Since arriving at the company in 2001 as our Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Bob has been able to bring a diverse leadership role to the company," said Satoru Suzuki, President of UST Mamiya. "We look forward to the continued growth under his leadership." [... more » ]
Play five rounds of championship golf in Scotland with The Edinburgh Experience package from Carr Golf Travel
Play five rounds and enjoy seven nights of accommodation with a full Scottish breakfast. Golf rounds include the Kilspindie Golf Club, The Musselburgh Golf Club, Gullane No. 1, North Berwick G.C., and Dunbar Golf Club. The package includes private group coach and driver throughout, a dedicated Carr Golf Travel executive assigned to your group to book caddies, restaurants, sight-seeing options. [... more » ]
"This event is a great way for Edwin Watts customers to try out all the new equipment in one place at one time," said Al Morris, President of Worldwide Golf, parent company of Edwin Watts Golf. "Plus the Edwin Watts Golf retail booth will feature tremendous savings on golf balls, clubs, shoes, bags, apparel and more," [... more » ]
"We are honored to call ourselves partners of the Folds of Honor Foundation," said Brandon Sowell, global sales and marketing manager for Golf Pride. "Folds of Honor provides valuable support to the families of the men and women that defend our great nation everyday. We look forward to continuing our relationship with this great organization." [... more » ]
"Because of their expertise, these fitters are helping golfers across the country realize the benefits of playing custom-fit and custom-built PING equipment," said John A. Solheim, PING Chairman & CEO. "On top of that, they offer exceptional customer service that builds trust and loyalty in their golf operation and the PING brand." [... more » ]
Mission Inn Resort & Club near Orlando: More than meets the eye
You sort of know what to expect with Mission Inn Resort & Club just north of Orlando. As their director of sales and marketing says unapologetically, "This isn't the Ritz-Carlton," so you might expect a pretty blue-collar resort. And that's true, to a point, until you realize that the clientele runs the gamut. There's something about this place that appeals to everyone. You can't underestimate the value of a personal touch. And you'll feel like you're part of that family when you're here. For more...
Trip Dispatch: Warburton Celebrity Golf for Kids golf tourney rocks Palm Springs
As far as celebrity-am golf tournaments go, the Patrick Warburton "Golf for Kids" event conducted this past weekend at the JW Marriott Desert Springs and Classic Club rates pretty high. It might not have the "A" list of Academy Award-winning celebrities like the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on the PGA Tour, but it does a nice job of filling the celebrity void left by the old Bob Hope Classic (now the Humana Challenge), which no longer fields TV and movie stars. For more...