Golf News for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Golf Channel's production team, including producer Israel DeHerrera, writer Aaron Cohen and assistant producer Mason Seay - who have a combined 36 Emmy Awards - spent the last year traveling with Palmer, collecting interviews from more than 100 people, sifting through hundreds of hours of archived film - including hours of Palmer family video that has never been seen before. [... more » ]

"Knowing that the best players in the world have come to rely on Aldila as their preferred shaft of choice when competing at the highest levels is an honor and the ultimate demonstration of the superior performance of our shafts," said John Oldenburg, Aldila's Vice President of Engineering and Product Development. [... more » ]

Sun Mountain's newest lightweight golf stand bag is the Front 9. Harkening back some 30 years to the name of one of Sun Mountain's first bags, Front 9 is a compact, lightweight stand bag for the walking golfer. Efficiently-sized, yet big enough to carry a full set of clubs, a handful of balls and a rain suit, [... more » ]

"For more than a decade the Masters winner has relied on the traction, stability and comfort found in our products," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "We offer a wide variety of options that will help players of all skill levels improve their performance and lower scores." [... more » ]

"The program is growing faster than we could have imagined," said Andrew Glaser, Founder and CEO of the company. "We had 100 applications last week alone. We're finding passionate golfers who are well connected within their golf community. They love our product and believe in its potential. Our existing ambassadors' initial success is also a key to this incredible interest." [... more » ]

"We are thrilled to announce that we have moved our entire assembly and custom club operations to Fort Worth Texas," said Terry Koehler, President of SCOR Golf. "This move is in direct response to the rapidly increasing demand we are experiencing for our revolutionary SCOR4161 line of scoring clubs." [... more » ]

Michigan's Forest Dunes Golf Club is consistently ranked among the top courses in the country by the leading golf publications. Now you can enjoy a stay-and-play golf vacation at Forest Dunes with the Lake AuSable Lodge Standard Rooms package. From $119. [... more » ]

"This is incredible news for eastern North Carolina," said Billy Anderson, PGA Director of Golf at Eagle Point Golf Club and who has served eight years on the Carolinas PGA Board of Directors. "People in town are excited and have told me they're willing to do anything they can do to support the event. It's exciting. The community will definitely benefit economically from the event." [... more » ]

Treetops Resort in Northern Michigan will offer a chance for junior golfers to appear on the Golf Channel while participating in the national finals at Augusta National Golf Club, the home of the Masters Tournament. In fact, the finals played out on television kicking off Masters Week. Treetops will host a local Drive, Chip and Putt event on July 15 at the Jones Masterpiece Driving Range. [... more » ]

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Bubba Watson faces career-defining questions after win
Bubba Watson, what will you do next? Will you go on a winless drought like you did immediately following your first Masters victory, or will you use the next five years of your golfing prime to mow down foes the way you do at Augusta National? With two major victories will your career ultimately resemble John Daly, who lost form following major success, or Hale Irwin, who was a wizard in winning three U.S. Opens but added 20 PGA Tour victories to a resume that earned entrance into the World Golf Hall of Fame? For more...

Tiger effect? Masters' worst Sunday rating since '04
No Tiger, no Phil and no second-nine drama led to CBS’ worst Masters ratings in a decade. The final round of the 78th Masters drew a 7.8 overnight rating, according to Austin Karp of Sports Business Daily. Last year’s tournament -- won in a dramatic playoff by Adam Scott -- turned in a 10.2 rating. For more...

Cedar Creek Golf Course in San Antonio: Resort golf views at a muni price
One of seven facilities on the Alamo Golf Trail, Cedar Creek Golf Course represents one of San Antonio's best as well at a fraction of the price. Opened in 1989, this par 72 that plays nearly 7,200 yards is a championship venue that will test all levels of players. Located north of Loop 1604 in the edge of the Texas Hill Country, the course has plenty of movement and several great views, including a panoramic vista from the 10th tee. For more...

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