"The PGA of America is proud to have a valued partner in Golf Channel, which serves as the daily broadcast voice of golf and shares our mission of growing the game and promoting PGA Professionals," said PGA Chief Executive Officer Pete Bevacqua. "The addition of Golf Channel's 'Morning Drive' live programming greatly enhances PGA Show Week, highlighting our members as the leaders in the game." [... more » ]
McIlroy, who began the final round four shots back at the Australian Open, birdied the final hole to win his first title in 2013. Highlighting his full bag of 14 Nike clubs was the new Nike VRS Covert 2.0 Tour driver along with his new Nike RZN Black ball - a combination that he recently described as, "The best driver and ball combination I've ever had in my career." [... more » ]
"The Quantum Kind embodies every innovation which improves putting performance, and corrects every design defect present in other kinds of putters, defects which are detrimental to putting performance," said Duane Engdahl, CEO of Quantum Golf Putters. "The Quantum is the perfect tool for putting the ball into the cup on the golf green." [... more » ]
"These prestigious international events always draw a strong field and once again CHAMP spikes have claimed the top spot on the leaderboard," said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Our advanced traction systems provide greater stability and comfort than competing options, ensuring that players of all skill levels will maximize on-course performance." [... more » ]
"Rhizonify is a formulation from Grigg Brothers designed to facilitate the interaction of turfgrass roots with water, nutrients, and sugars in the rhizosphere to improve rooting, enhance plant energy status, and promote turfgrass vigor in challenging soil conditions or during environmental stress." said company agronomist Gary Grigg. [... more » ]
"The way Street EVO One looks, feels and plays puts it in a class by itself," said Michael Waack, Head of Global Golf at ECCO. "It's yet another example of the advantages that come with our foot-first approach to designing and producing premium golf shoes." [... more » ]
The honorees, including both Rolex Junior Players of the Year Scott Scheffler of Dallas, Texas, and Alison Lee of Valencia, Calif., distinguished themselves through outstanding play in 114 national tournaments, 100 conducted by the AJGA, and the awards were determined exclusively by the Polo Golf Rankings. [... more » ]
The newly-renovated Welk Resorts San Diego is a gorgeous destination resort for vacations, retreats, and family gatherings. Now golfers can enjoy a two-day, one-night stay-and-play package that includes a relaxing evening in one of Welk Resort's beautifully appointed Villas Suites and a round of golf for two plus cart on either the Fountains Course or Oaks Course. Starting at $107.50 per person. [... more » ]
"It has been gratifying to welcome over 50 new property owners and club members to Harbor Club over the last year," said Harbor Club general manager, Brandon Matney. "The real estate market has gained a great deal of traction and valuation recently and we look to that trend continuing in coming years." [... more » ]
"We continue to work tirelessly to improve education for underprivileged children and provide aid for impoverished communities around the world," said Marc Player, Black Knight International CEO. "Thanks to the support of our generous sponsors, participants, and celebrities, The Player Foundation has once again experienced a record year." [... more » ]
"My fiancée Hazel, who is from the Philippines, lived there for 13 years before emigrating to the U.S. She knows first-hand how poor these people are and wanted to help. I spoke with my business partners Francis and Eddie, and we came up with a plan to raise money to support the relief effort," said Tom Hunsucker of Nexbelt. [... more » ]
Bring your passport to International World Tour Golf Links in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
As a pure golf experience, International World Tour Golf Links holds its own. In other words, if you didn't know that the 18 holes here were copies of some of the most famous holes in golf, you would probably just think that it's a pretty good golf course. For instance, the Open nine begins with the first at St. Andrews. On the Championship nine, it's the final hole on the East Course at Winged Foot. For more...
Florida State or Ohio State? Jack Nicklaus picks a side
College football’s frantic final weekend put Jack Nicklaus, of all people, in quite a predicament. With Florida State’s dominating win over Florida, Ohio State’s escape over Michigan and Auburn’s improbable upset of Alabama, the Seminoles and Buckeyes are on a likely collision course for the BCS title game. That’s an uneasy scenario for Nicklaus. He grew up in Columbus, attended Ohio State and even dotted the “I” with the Buckeyes’ band. But his grandson, Nick O’Leary, is the starting tight end for the Seminoles, and Jack attends nearly every game. For more...
Whether in San Diego for work or play, there are plenty of options for a quickie golf fix
A destination for business and pleasure travelers alike, San Diego is a mecca for the active outdoor aficionado who, especially, has golf on the mind. No matter how you get here or the circumstances behind your stay, it seems that there's always a little time in San Diego County to squeeze in a quick nine holes or a full round to experience the diversity and variety of golf offered by the area. For more...