Golf News for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Golf Channel has announced a new reality competition series, Altered Course, currently in production that combines golf, speed, fitness, teamwork and decision-making as teams navigate re-imagined and extreme golf holes in excess of 700 yards, traversing the natural obstacles and challenging terrain as fast as possible. [... more » ]

"Our team of sales representatives is truly the face of Sun Mountain across North America. We are proud of our entire sales' team and happy to recognize the outstanding achievements of Pat (Higgins) and Austin (Holloway)," Sun Mountain President Ed Kowachek said. [... more » ]

"It was always going to be hard to tell how my wrist would react when back playing full-time and how I would play after such a long lay-off, but to be where I am after 11 events, and having already qualified for the Open Championship at St Andrews in July is very pleasing. I am now really looking forward to the upcoming events in Europe this summer," Fraser said. [... more » ]

"Surveys, focus groups, committees and board work have all gone into multiple versions of the plan, and we feel that we've balanced the right mix of improvements and refurbishments to our golf, sports and dining facilities," Club president Mike LaBarbera said. [... more » ]

"Our new American made luggage connection system eliminates a tremendous amount of stress for travelers," said Jeff Herold, President. "No longer is there a need to rent an airport cart to maneuver one's belongings from point A to point B. Now you can roll multiple wheeled luggage pieces effortlessly with only one hand." [... more » ]

"Just like a metronome in music, Swingclick, with its three click design, helps train your brain with good rhythm and timing producing a more consistent swing," said Mike Quinn, Managing Director of Swingclick. [... more » ]

At Carolina Trace Country Club, you'll enjoy championship golf on two courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. The club also offers all the amenities of a full-service private club including golf, tennis, swimming, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, and excellent dining -- at reasonable prices. [... more » ]

Stacy Lewis: "Throughout my professional career, Mizuno has been my incredibly supportive partner as I have pursued my career goals. 2014 was a very special year but as we begin 2015, I am excited to know that our successful partnership will continue for another 4 years!" [... more » ]

"Wee Golf is committed to creating new relationships between families and golf professionals while helping the golf professional drive new revenue," said Jason Black, CEO of Wee Golf. "We need to grow the game by getting more kids involved and interested in creative ways." [... more » ]

"The economics of PGA Professionals have changed over the last 20-years," said Kevin Carlson, a PGA member and professional golf coach at Fitzsimons Golf Course. "The TGA model has created an excellent business opportunity and pathway for us to develop future customers in our marketplace." [... more » ]

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