Golf News for Thursday, January 29, 2015

Jeff Foster, senior vice president, GolfNow New Media Group: "The idea of winning Free Golf for Life is something that until now avid golfers have only dreamed of, and GolfNow is going to make someone’s dream a reality." [... more » ]

"Our investment in improving Harbour Town insures it will remain as one of the world's premier layouts," said Cary Corbitt, Vice President of Sports & Operations. "The year-round playability of the course is going to be greatly enhanced and enjoyed by PGA TOUR players, our members, property owners and resort guests." [... more » ]

"Without a doubt, Troon is the perfect organization to lead our efforts with enhancing the experiences at our club and we are excited to bring the 'Troon Golf Experience' to The Club at Mansion Ridge," said Jason Giordano of Great Expectations, LLC (ownership entity of Mansion Ridge). [... more » ]

Tim Clarke, Wilson Golf President: "We are focused on delivering world-class products that not only our tour players can win with, but our amateur following can play their best golf with. The recent Golf Digest Hot List credentials further validate to the golf community that our innovation is better than ever." [... more » ]

"Fujikura employs advanced technologies and analytics to enrich knowledge in this field. Our Enso system is at the heart of Fujikura shaft design and development. Enso allows us to measure the shaft's dynamic performance and effect on the club head orientations, position, and velocities with incredible accuracy," said Alex Dee, Vice President of Fujikura. [... more » ]

"I love to design shoes on NIKEiD and have been doing it for a long time," said U.S. Women's Open champion Michelle Wie, who will be wearing several different custom colorways on tour this season. "I'm excited to be able to design my golf shoes now and showcase my creativity on the course." [... more » ]

"Like so many Tour players, Miguel is extremely discerning about the equipment he puts into competition, so we feel extremely proud that he would choose the new Wrap-Tech grips to fuel his performance," said Bob Lamkin, President and CEO of Lamkin Grips. [... more » ]

"To have the Swami GT named as one of the best products at the PGA Show by Golf Digest is tremendously gratifying for IZZO Golf," said Dave Witkoski, VP of Marketing and Product Development. "It further validates IZZO Golf's expanding technology in Distance Measuring Devices and our commitment to provide quality products at an affordable price." [... more » ]

"By partnering with great brands like Under Armour to help elevate their events, we have proven the capability to efficiently deliver memorable tee offerings at a great value to the host," said Pat DePirro, CEO of BirdieBox. "We help alleviate time consuming headaches by managing all aspects of the gift process including product selection, vendor management, packing and distribution." [... more » ]

Conley Resort is western Pennsylvania's family relaxation facility and golf resort. This year-round, 56-room hotel is ideal for golf package getaways, business meeting facilities and family vacations. Priced from $119, golf packages include 2-3 days of unlimited golf over the weekend. [... more » ]

"We're always excited about coming to Grand Rapids and the West Michigan Golf Show," said Kevin McKinley, Treetops' Director of Golf for the award-winning resort. "It's a very well-run and promoted Show with a passionate following of golfers." [... more » ]

"This is the most prestigious fellowship in our field. It means a tremendous amount and is very humbling to win an award named in Dr. Watson's honor," said Vines. Phillip Vines is a graduate student in turfgrass pathology at Mississippi State University. [... more » ]

"Our Business Golf School serves as the ideal platform to learn how to drive better business opportunities through golf - both on and off the course," said Workshop Founder and Author of Get Your Golf On, CEO Debbie Waitkus. [... more » ]

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