Golf News for Friday, July 25, 2014

"We're thrilled to partner with Cleveland Golf / Srixon to extend this unique opportunity to play alongside one of golf's most dynamic personalities in Keegan Bradley," said Jeff Foster, GolfNow senior vice president, New Media Group. "And on top of that, boarding a private, cross-country NetJets flight and to be outfitted in the latest Cleveland Golf / Srixon equipment and apparel." [... more » ]

Cutter & Buck's Ladies' Golf Collection for Spring 2015 features modern classics perfectly suited to the active woman's lifestyle. The collection, highlighted by the Departure and Poolside lines, boasts two distinct color palettes in fresh, exciting new styles, many fabricated with UV protection. [... more » ]

"From clubhouse renovations and expansions, to new lodging components and indoor/outdoor spaces, the 3D imaging studio provides the answer to the all-important ‘what if’ question," Tom Hoch says. "It is a game-changer to virtually walk clients through design options before finalizing plans and documents." [... more » ]

"We are so very happy for the winner and this rising young star of the LPGA tour. We are also very proud that she trusts the performance of Graphite Design golf shafts for her clubs. We congratulate her on her fourth LPGA win and wish her the best in what is turning out to be a spectacular year," said Wayne Ageno, President of Pro's Choice Golf Shafts, Inc. [... more » ]

"The PGA of America appreciates the 16 years of support Antigua has already provided to our PGA Professionals through their generous offering of Golf Retirement Plus incentives, which we are delighted will now continue through the PGA's Centennial in 2016," PGA President Ted Bishop said. [... more » ]

"We salute Miami Mayor Gimenez for spearheading a Youth Sports Challenge and for including golf in the mix," said SNAG CEO, Terry Anton. "The Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation Department runs one of the largest junior golf programs in Florida and SNAG equipment and programming is at every event." [... more » ]

"Everyone at the South Carolina Golf Center is so excited that Hailey won the 2014 Women's Blade Championship," said Hugh Royer III, Hailey's golf coach and golf instructor at South Carolina Golf Center. "During our golf lessons together she is extremely dedicated and hard working and that comes across in her golf game." [... more » ]

Nestled among acres of majestic forests, woodland trails, and saltwater beaches, The Resort at Port Ludlow is Washington's premier waterfront resort community. It offers first-class, personalized service, luxury accommodations, award-winning dining, championship golf, full-service marina, outdoor adventures, and a myriad of other amenities. [... more » ]

"The Open Championship is widely acknowledged as the major contested in the most challenging of weather conditions," said Brandon Sowell, global sales and marketing director for Golf Pride. "With weather that can change from one minute to the next having grips that are versatile enough to handle the varying conditions are integral to a player's success." [... more » ]

"The PGA Fashion Expo & Demo Experience is a great venue for us to show our new line for 2015," said Bruce Schilling, General Manager of Golf and Tennis at New Balance. "The show is a wonderful opportunity to meet with customers and continue to build brand awareness in the golf industry. New Balance has made huge strides in distribution and sales in just six months; we are excited about the new line and look forward to 2015." [... more » ]

"The Swing Catalyst App, already used by many of the best players and coaches in the world, is a sophisticated game improvement tool that fits right into your pocket," said Tom Christian Lindvag, marketing manager at Swing Catalyst. "You are now able to monitor your improvements over time and receive instant feedback from your coach. Learning is no longer constrained by time and place." [... more » ]

"Rounds 4 Research benefits research and the bidder alike. Golfers can gain entrance to some of the nation's top facilities, but they can also find great deals on other high-quality facilities that might not have national name recognition but still offer an enjoyable experience," said Rhett Evans, GCSAA chief executive officer. [... more » ]

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