Golf News for Tuesday, July 7, 2015

"Troon's impressive reputation is highly respected in the industry and we are confident their involvement will improve the overall experience at King Kamehameha," stated Kenny Kanzaki, owner’s representative, King Kamehameha Golf Club. [... more » ]

"We are appreciative of the opportunity to manage one of the most highly respected golf courses in a state that is quickly becoming a golf mecca," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. "Working closely with the ownership group, our goal will be to bring fresh ideas to the table while continuing to define a great golf experience." [... more » ]

"Our growth has necessitated the need for a larger operational base," said Laurent-Alix Huguet, CEO of H4Distribution. "We are responding to increasing demand for the fine golf products we distribute throughout the country." [... more » ]

"This already is one of the better tournaments on tour," said the former Michigan State star who has one Symetra Tour win (2013 Symetra Classic) and won the Michigan Women's Open in 2011. "It's a great golf course. The crowds were great." [... more » ]

"The players, the golf course, our staff and the volunteers put on a great show for the fans," said Tony Mancilla, Island Resort GM and event co-chair. "It's gratifying to see the outpouring of community support for an event that has become something everyone involved looks forward to each year." [... more » ]

"I still think it's realistic to suppose that by 2020 we'll have witnessed the first Chinese to win on the PGA Tour in America," said Sir Nick Faldo ahead of this week's Faldo Series China Championship. [... more » ]

"Devant has been privileged to be part of the U.S. Open for many years and this has been one of the best years for us in the Merchandise Pavilion," said Lizzie Leasure, Sales and Marketing Manager. "Seattle has a strong sports fan base and the support from the locals was overwhelming." [... more » ]

Enjoy an upscale golf-and-spa stay with the Clubbing & Tubbing Package from Bonneville Hot Springs Resort & Spa in North Bonneville, Washington! Includes choice of room, two bath-and-wrap treatments, two rounds on the Elk Ridge golf course, and a $15-per-person dining credit. [... more » ]

"With the U.S. dollar netting more than 20 percent on the Canadian dollar, our American friends can enjoy huge savings during the best time of the year to golf and experience other seasonal activities," said Steven Young, director of golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course. [... more » ]

"Playing in any national championship means course conditions will be difficult and level of competition will be high," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Our technologically advanced golf spikes ensure that any player will experience the upmost in traction, stability and comfort." [... more » ]

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The best public golf courses on the Atlantic Ocean
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Jordan Spieth: No Rory would 'dampen' British Open, not make easier
If Rory McIlroy is unable to play the Open Championship because of injury, Jordan Spieth doesn’t think his task will be any easier. "For me, it doesn’t change anything," he told Golf Channel’s Todd Lewis. "It’s still just as challenging. It’s still a major championship and there is a lot of unbelievable talent. I obviously wish he was there." For more...

Miami's Melreese leads Golf Advisor's top 20 courses during second quarter of 2015
With the second quarter of 2015 in the books, we thought we'd look back at the top rated courses on Golf Advisor from April through June. The Melreese Course at International Links in Miami -- enjoying the fruits of a 2014 renovation project that has golfers tickled pink -- checked in at no. 1. For more...