Golf News for Thursday, July 31, 2014

"The course has been opened up a lot since I started playing here," said Randy Hall, a long-time employee of Nags Head. "They've done that to improve the pace of play. There are a lot more areas now for you to land the ball and play out of instead of having it end up in the junk." [... more » ]

"Kananaskis Country's economic impact over the past 30 years cannot be overstated," said Darren Cooke, General Manager at Canmore Golf & Curling Club and Canadian Rockies Golf spokesperson. "The re-opened courses and other recreational activities will immediately provide more leisure options for all Albertans, as well as significantly more tourists and revenue for Alberta and the Canadian Rockies destination overall." [... more » ]

"We're very excited to bring Rick onboard as a key contributor to our continued success," said Darlene Mohlke, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Castle & Cooke. "He has an impressive track record managing large projects and his amicable, approachable personality is perfect for the team-oriented environment at Saddle Creek." [... more » ]

Located just an hour north of Toronto, Horseshoe Resort is an inviting destination offering four seasons of fun for thrill-seekers and adventurers alike! Now you can stay at Horseshoe Resort from $139/night (based on double occupancy) and play the Valley Course, including cart, for free. [... more » ]

"The 2014 Mount Pleasant Open will showcase the best golf in the Lowcountry, while supporting those who have persevered through the struggles of cancer," said Patriots Point Links General Manager Brad Parker. "It is the strength of these individuals that make us proud to support them through golf." [... more » ]

"Although it is not mandatory, many KZG Dealers elect to go exclusively with KZG" said Jennifer King, President of KZG. "The choice is often made after successful years of working with KZG and realizing that the wide range of models offers more than enough variety of design features to perfectly fit every conceivable golfer. Coupled with its exclusivity and realistic margins, KZG has proven to be key to a first rate fitting center." [... more » ]

"The winner of the Senior Open Championship certainly maintained command of the tournament from the start to the finish and we are very pleased that he chose to rely on a premium Graphite Design Tour AD DI-6 shaft in his driver. We would also like to congratulate the Spanish team members on winning the inaugural International Crown" said Bill McPherson, Vice President of Sales of Pro's Choice Golf Shafts, Inc. [... more » ]

"We congratulate this year's champion at the RBC Canadian Open on his inspiring victory. With five birdies in the final nine holes, it was an exciting win," said Chris Hilleary, president of Aerotech Golf. "SteelFiber graphite iron shafts are a tour-proven alternative to the old steel shaft designs, and they are providing players with performance advantages that they simply cannot get with steel shafts." [... more » ]

"OBAN continues to build momentum on the European Tour with the winner playing an OBAN Kiyoshi Gold in his Callaway driver," said Victor Afable, President of OBAN. "We designed the Kiyoshi Gold to complement the performance characteristics of the new low spin driver heads, and we are gratified that the shaft has been embraced by some of the top players in the world." [... more » ]

"Boyne has great golf facilities, obviously a wealth of golf courses, and tremendous instruction. I remember getting dropped off by my mom and great golfers and teachers were all around. My relationship started with Boyne at a very young age and has grown and contributed to where I'm at now. I'm very thankful they believe in me and want to create a partnership," said Garber. [... more » ]

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