Golf News for Friday, September 12, 2014

"Having the region's best gaming and golf properties adjacent to each other is a convenience our guests truly relish," said Little Creek Casino Resort CEO Michael Starr. "It's especially gratifying because this honor was decided by guests who have already experienced all that Salish Cliffs Golf Club and Little Creek Casino Resort have to offer." [... more » ]

Running Y Ranch is situated in the heart of the breathtaking Cascade Mountain range, just across the California border near Klamath Falls, Oregon. The exceptionally mild climate and 300 days of sunshine add up to a four-season recreational paradise. Now you can stay in The Lodge or one of the vacation homes and play as much golf as you like with the Ultimate Golf Special. [... more » ]

"Our products are designed for those who refuse to take shortcuts when it comes to protecting their gear," said company founder Jeff Herold. "That's why we've been the choice of nearly every U.S. squad for the past 20 years, and have been asked to support the team on its quest to regain the Ryder Cup at Glen Eagles." [... more » ]

"With all of the players who control their own destiny in Atlanta putting their game in Golf Pride's hands, we are excited to see how the FedEx Cup playoffs will conclude," said Brandon Sowell, global sales and marketing director for Golf Pride. "One thing is for certain, with all that is on the line this weekend, these players will not be risking their success with worn grips." [... more » ]

"The Loudmouth Molhimawk golf bags have been a huge success in the US and Canada, so we're delighted to bring them to Europe. Customers have been enquiring constantly for them," said Loudmouth Golf CEO, Larry Jackson. "We worked with Molhimawk to deliver a quality bag for the discerning golfer who wants the ultimate in convenience, organisation, functionality and of course, likes to have fun." [... more » ]

"2aTEE and Apel are integral to continuing the aggressive roll-out of the Visage Media Network," said Ben Porter, CEO of GPSI. "Our innovative digital-out-of-home media platform reaches the coveted golf demographic, integrating brand messaging into positive experiences over 4-1/2-hour rounds." [... more » ]

"These new graduates have completed studies in tournament operations, golf course design and maintenance, golf club fitting and repair, retail management, golf history and much more. They are all great additions to the golf industry and I know they will be good ambassadors for the game," said John McMurry, Campus Vice-President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. [... more » ]

"The Golf Club at Lansdowne has done a remarkable job in not only setting up the golf course and its facilities in a superlative fashion, but we couldn't be happier with our turnout and the amount of money that we have and will continue to raise for heart disease which continues to be one of our nation's top killers," said John Svienty, Heart and Sole Tournament Chairman. [... more » ]

"We are delighted to have Quinta do Lago as our partner. Their facilities are outstanding and having access to these during the winter period will bring real benefits to our performance programme and I am sure be appreciated by our players," said David Joy, chief executive of England Golf. [... more » ]

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Planely speaking: America's best golf courses near busy airports
So you're flying out of town on business or pleasure and want to get in a quick round when you land or right before you depart. In some markets there isn't much close or convenient to the airport. But at several of the country's busiest airports, there is quality golf close by. Mike Bailey offers a look at golf around seven of the nation's 12 busiest hubs -- and a couple of bonus courses as well at some medium-sized airports. For more...

Las Vegas, Nevada: By the numbers, on and off the golf course
Las Vegas lives by the numbers. Whether it's 21 (gambling age), 18 (golf holes) or 24/7 (the time frame that it's open), you just can't escape numbers. With that in mind, here are a few numbers that you may or may not know. Some are golf related, some are lifestyle related, but all of them are intriguing. For more...

Old Palm is arguably the premier private club community in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
South Florida is full of gated golf communities and resorts, including the 90-hole PGA National Resort, but Old Palm is arguably the premier private club community in these parts. Larry Olmsted has more from Palm Beach Gardens. For more...