Golf News for Thursday, October 23, 2014

Terry Koehler, President of Ben Hogan Golf Equipment: "As a 20-year member of the PGA of America, Brad comes to us with deep industry experience and direct understanding of the needs of PGA Professionals." [... more » ]

Rex Edmunds, Club Car's aftermarket product manager: "The parts are made in America and can be used to upgrade any existing Precedent or ordered on new vehicles through Club Car's Custom Solutions Department via Authorized Club Car Dealers." [... more » ]

"I have full trust and confidence in the Srixon/Cleveland Golf equipment that's in my bag and I believe that the Srixon Z-STAR is simply the best ball in golf," Will Wilcox said. [... more » ]

"It is amazing at my age to be able to combine my passion for youth with business ownership," said Chandler Lewis who acquired the rights along with partner Brad Kirkpatrick. "TGA is such a wonderful organization that makes golf available and gives kids the opportunity to participate in the lifelong sport." [... more » ]

Coming off a successful soft launch in new Downtown Summerlin, Golfsmith International - the world's largest specialty golf retailer - officially brings to market its first location in the booming golf community of Las Vegas. [... more » ]

"We are pleased that nearly one-third of our goal amount already has been raised," said Pascal Perrin, co-founder and CEO of Neuroswing LLC. "We appreciate the interest and support from people all over the world. We look forward to completing our fund-raising project successfully, and then bringing our innovative teeing system to golfers everywhere." [... more » ]

The Palm Springs Sensation package offers four nights of accommodations at La Quinta Resort & Club, two rounds of golf at its PGA WEST - Greg Norman Course, one round at PGA WEST - Nicklaus Tournament Course and a round at PGA WEST - TPC Stadium Course. [... more » ]

Set among rolling mountains, overlooking the lush green Santa Cruz River Valley and amid centuries of history, Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico is a one-of-a-kind golf destination resort in southern Arizona just 40 minutes south of Tucson. [... more » ]

"These gentlemen embody what the Col. John Morley Distinguished Service Award represents," said GCSAA President Keith A. Ihms, CGCS. "They have made significant contributions to the game of golf and have dedicated themselves to the advancement of the superintendent profession." [... more » ]

The New Jersey Section of the PGA of America (NJPGA) announced its 2014 annual award recipients, led by Andy Brock, PGA Professional at Metuchen Golf and Country Club, in Edison, N.J., who was recognized as the 2014 NJPGA Golf Professional of the Year. [... more » ]

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Southwest Ireland: A parade of magical golf links line the coast
Three world top-100-caliber golf courses -- Lahinch, Ballybunion and Waterville -- elevate southwest Ireland into one of the most sought-after links golf destinations on the planet. It's less than an hour's drive from the Shannon Airport to the newly named Trump International Golf Links & Hotel Ireland near the village of Doonbeg. This luxurious home base offers easy access to a Greg Norman design that's being re-imagined by Martin Hawtree, as well as the quirky but lovable Old Course at Lahinch. For more...

Gauge Design Golf SPI-1 Devon: Classic putter design with an innovative twist
It's always fun when a new club arrives with some notable patented innovation like the SPI-1 Devon Putter by Gauge Design Golf. We put the putter to the test. See if it passed. For more...

John Feinstein: The USA Basketball blueprint the PGA should follow
What needs to be done is not so much about appointing the next Ryder Cup captain or even changing the rules for selecting the team, but it’s about the culture. You can’t create passion just by saying, ‘let’s be passionate,’ or by putting a pingpong table into the team room. You have to make Americans understand long before they turn pro, or even get to college, that the Ryder Cup should matter to them every bit as much as the Masters. For more...