Golf News for Monday, October 20, 2014

"Golf industry professionals come from around the world to Orlando each year to experience everything the business of golf has to offer in one week and one setting at the PGA Merchandise Show," said PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions Senior Vice President and General Manager Ed Several. "We look forward to an exciting PGA Show week." [... more » ]

Bob Husband, Founder and Co-Managing Partner of Heritage Golf Group: "Davis brings a longstanding track record of success in golf and hospitality operations, and together we will provide a unique offering in the industry - a collection of high-quality clubs with customized facilities and tailored operational systems." [... more » ]

"Mark informed me in early September that he would like to pursue other opportunities and interests. I thank him for his experience and contributions, especially for having built Sunice into the leading brand it is today, and I wish him well," said Alen Brandman, the majority shareholder of FSB. [... more » ]

"I have known and worked with Tim at two different major golf companies," said Greg Hopkins, Founder/Chairman of Hopkins Golf. "He is simply one of the best at what he does." [... more » ]

"We've reengineered the chassis of the Vapor Speed by sloping the crown more from face to the back and creating a deeper face," said Nate Radcliffe, Director of Engineering for Nike Golf. "This moves the center of gravity projection toward the center of the face and significantly reduces spin to launch ratio versus the Covert 2.0." [... more » ]

The Legendary 54 Package features 54 holes of unparalleled walking golf - 36 holes on one day and another 18 on either the arrival or departure day. This two-night package also includes deluxe accommodations at Streamsong's Lodge or Clubhouse and full breakfast daily. [... more » ]

"It's is absolutely the highlight of the year," said Larry Spangler, who visits Myrtle Beach with his buddies from Philadelphia every year. "It's like being back in college with the boys. Good food, good golf and we get along really well." [... more » ]

World Woods Golf Club near Tampa is now offering golf packages with our villas located 6 miles from World Woods Golf Club. Each villa has two or three bedrooms with two twin beds in each. [... more » ]

"Recognitions from highly-regarded industry media are a testament to the world-class golf instruction offerings for juniors and adults we have at The Sea Pines Resort," said Tim Cooke, Director of Golf Instruction. [... more » ]

"What really sets us apart from the competition is our focus on fashion collections," said Josh Chervokas, COO of New York Golf Center. "We offer all of the basics that our competitors offer, but we also focus on collection-driven lines." [... more » ]

"Already, feedback from visiting local and international golfers has been overwhelmingly positive, and we are confident Assoufid Golf Club will quickly establish itself as one of Morocco's finest courses, and become a must-visit stop off for the discerning golf traveller," said Guy Maxwell, Golf Director at Assoufid Golf Club. [... more » ]

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Ian Poulter: European players have lost respect for Nick Faldo
Ian Poulter said in his new book, “No Limits”, that the European Ryder Cup team is furious with Nick Faldo and that many of the players have lost respect for him after he called Garcia "useless" during the 2008 Ryder Cup. For more...

My Shot: Jason Scott Deegan's 15 favorite golf courses in northern Michigan
When asked to come up with my 10 favorite golf courses in northern Michigan, I took a mulligan and included 15 -- I just couldn't narrow it down! Don't consider this a "best-of" list, merely a personal guide to the 15 courses I love to play. For more...

Late eagle in the Shriners Hospital for Children Open propels Ben Martin to first Tour win
Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt to regain the lead and finished with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 68 and his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospital for Children Open. Martin played his final four holes at the TPC Summerlin in 4-under par, though no shot was more important than the eagle. For more...