Golf News for Friday, January 30, 2015

"David Feherty is ... a professional that isn’t afraid to follow his own path and take a few risks along the way," said David Matathia, director, marketing communications, Hyundai Motor America. "In that sense, he's a great representative for Hyundai because we see ourselves in that same light." [... more » ]

"Nike keeps answering the bell every time I want to push the envelope," said Woods. "The new Flyweave technology provides even more stability and support for my foot, and when you pair that with the Free-inspired outsole, I noticed I can push off the ground better and finish my swing with power." [... more » ]

"With a collection this diverse, there's something here for everyone," said Loudmouth Founder and Designer, Woody!. "This line has retro prints, stripes, plaid, tropical, novelty and above all, the color and craziness that our customers have come to expect from us." [... more » ]

"KPMG is deeply committed to doing our part to ensure that more women have opportunities to develop and become leaders in their organizations," said John Veihmeyer, Global Chairman of KPMG. [... more » ]

"We are proud to have been instrumental in helping Oak Tree National climb back onto Golf Digest's important list of America's 100 Greatest Courses," said Davis. "We were brought in to work with the ownership, Oak Tree's touring professionals and the staff to help regain the best of the course's original Pete Dye character." [... more » ]

"I am honored to have been entrusted with the task of re-creating world-class golf in such an environmentally sensitive and truly magnificent and beautiful alpine setting," said Browning, who has extensive experience in Alberta, including Canmore's Stewart Creek, another Canadian Rockies Golf destination course. [... more » ]

"Our new website is chock-full of detailed descriptions and impressions that attractively depict the community's amenities and residential developments," said Old American general manager Mike McCabe. "It also contains beneficial information about membership at the club and the lifestyle found here." [... more » ]

Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf Foundation, administrator of GOLF 20/20: "The health and growth of the game in Florida has a direct bearing on jobs, commerce, economic development and tax revenues for communities and industries throughout the state." [... more » ]

"In creating this study we were able to aggregate hard data from select countries and combine that with soft data from expert sources across a range of global markets," said Golf Datatech's Tom Stine. [... more » ]

"Winning these top money positions on the PGA and Champions Tours this week is like a one-two punch, and we're excited about the growing popularity of SteelFiber graphite iron shafts on the pro tours," said Chris Hilleary, president of Aerotech Golf. [... more » ]

"GGS's user-friendly interface creates less work for those managing events while delivering more fun to participants," said Ben Porter, CEO of GPSI. [... more » ]

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Woods searching for confidence after 2-over 73 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open
Any confidence Tiger Woods brought into the opening round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open quickly evaporated into the desert air on Thursday, as he posted a 2-over 73 that left him not only well out of contention, but outside the potential cut line. For more...

The White Witch Golf Course in Jamaica: Wicked and wonderful
Legend has it that Annie Palmer -- the "White Witch" of Jamaica's Rose Hall Estate who supposedly murdered three husbands and countless lovers -- was wicked and beautiful. The same adjectives apply to the White Witch Golf Course, a hauntingly gorgeous Robert von Hagge design set on 200 acres of the 4,000-acre Rose Hall Plantation 20 minutes east of Montego Bay. For more...

Rio Hondo Golf Club in Downey, Calif.: A hidden gem, but avoid trouble with the trees
Rio Hondo Golf Club in Downey offers a welcome respite from the bustle of nearby Los Angeles. The tree-lined fairways and gently sloping greens are a fairly well kept secret, but make sure to hit it straight if you want to score well. Robert Gray has more. For more...