Golf News for Tuesday, October 21, 2014

"We're making the app smarter and more intuitive about where the golfer is, and what courses and tee times are most relevant to him or her," said Mike Lowe, vice president of product and user experience, GolfNow. [... more » ]

Jane Broderick, director of golf operations for PGA National Resort: "The addition of Digital Caddies interactive screens has been an overwhelming success at PGA National. Feedback from every player, member and resort guest has been positive." [... more » ]

Nate Radcliffe, Director of Engineering for Nike Golf: "With a simple quarter turn, we can adjust the mass of the FlexFlight module forward and backward within the club to change the trajectory and shot shape for the athlete." [... more » ]

Chuck Couch, Vice President of Product Development, Golf Division, Mizuno USA: "With the JPX-850 woods, golfers are going to hit long range shots with a much higher launch angle, allowing them to go for the pin more aggressively than ever before." [... more » ]

"We took our long-selling Tour Authentic shoe and, with input from Callaway Tour players, we've completely rebuilt it from the ground up to give them exactly what they have been looking for," said Callaway Footwear VP of Product, Jake Pinger. [... more » ]

Mauna Kea Resort's Five Play package includes five rounds at two of the best courses in Hawaii for one great price. The package includes two 18-hole rounds at Mauna Kea and three 18-hole rounds at Hapuna, starting from $500 per person. [... more » ]

"Demand for KENTWOOL continues to increase in the U.S. making Canada the next logical step in the brand's international expansion," said Mark Kent, President and CEO of KENTWOOL. [... more » ]

Dave Ostrow, CEO of FitGolf Performance Centers: "Isabella is an amazingly talented young woman. It is an honor working with her all these years." [... more » ]

"This is a great opportunity for me, and I am happy to be back representing the Imperial brand. Paramount has given Imperial new life since its acquisition two years ago," said John Bond. "I will now be able to take advantage of Paramount's industry leading design expertise, along with their operational and financial strength." [... more » ]

"Golf is a game that exemplifies the spirit of giving and I am thrilled these young men and women have decided themselves to raise money for the Nicklaus Children's Health Care Foundation and the AJGA's ACE Grant Program," said golf legend Jack Nicklaus. "With their efforts, they have distinguished themselves as leaders who bring hope for future generations." [... more » ]

Andy Johnston, general manager of Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore is a firm believer in the use of information technology to streamline his maintenance programme. He is one of the speakers who will talk about how science fiction is becoming reality at the 2014 Asia Pacific Golf Summit. [... more » ]

Daily headlines from network

7 Lakes Country Club tops GolfAdvisor's Power Rankings for the week of Oct. 13
7 Lakes Country Club is back on top of Power Rankings, which rates the best golf courses in the U.S. from coast-to-coast as reviewed by golfers on GolfAdvisor. They also topped rankings for the week of Sept. 22. The Carolina Sandhills-area golf course swept all three categories, showing that fall is a great time of year to play golf around the Village of Pinehurst. For more...

A beginner's guide to golf in Ottawa
Ottawa, the capital of Canada, is home to the decision-makers. If you weren't voted into office, you can focus on making birdies instead. Ottawa's golf scene is often overshadowed by its southern sibling Toronto and other Canadian centers, but here's a rundown of courses you might want to check out the next time you're in the nation's capital. For more...

Jason Sobel: Woods needs to do whatever he thinks is best for him
If there comes a point when someone understands his game, his swing, his body and his injuries better than himself, then Tiger Woods should start listening. Until that time, he should continue doing what he’s always done – exactly what he thinks will work best for himself. Hey, it’s worked for him this long. So has ignoring the scrutiny. For more...