Golf News for Friday, May 29, 2015

Coming off of a dramatic and intense NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships, Golf Channel will shift its attention to the men for the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships, featuring comprehensive news and tournament coverage Monday, June 1-Wednesday, June 3, as part of the network's 25 straight days of live golf. [... more » ]

"The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video," said Linda Day, Executive Director of the Telly Awards. "Secret Golf's accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production." [... more » ]

"The course is as playable as it has ever been and has evolved into the test of golf Mr. Dye always envisioned," Pound Ridge owner Ken Wang says. "Advanced players will relish the variety of shots required to play to their handicaps, while average golfers will find a fair test from the proper tees." [... more » ]

"At Rio Verde, we strive to make the golf experience enjoyable for everyone," Head Golf Professional Darryl Janisse said. "Roadrunner is an entertaining change of pace for all golfers and has quickly become a popular amenity at the club." [... more » ]

"Our Billy Casper Golf team has embraced the values of patriotism and compassion to help advance the Wounded Warrior Project mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors," Peter Hill said. "While I'm deeply honored to receive this award, the real heroes are our armed forces and the thousands of golfers who play in the largest single-day golf fundraiser to benefit WWP." [... more » ]

"GCSAA has always been committed to providing our staff with a healthy work environment and we want to continue to encourage healthy lifestyle choices," GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans said. "Being named one of the healthiest companies in America is an example of why GCSAA is a great place to work." [... more » ]

"Atlantic City Golf is gaining more and more positive notoriety and this week's tournament certainly brings worldwide attention to a member course and our entire destination," said Harry Bittner, President of the Greater Atlantic City Golf Association. [... more » ]

"Because of the great turnout and feedback we received, more HD Golf sponsored tournaments will run in the fall as golfers start to head back indoors," said Todd Richardson, President of Interactive Sports Technologies Inc. [... 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 » ]

The Thorpeness Festival of Golf returns to one of Britain's most iconic seaside resorts in July. The three-day festival features competitions, coaching clinics and evening entertainment and is open to golfers from across the world. [... more » ]

As part of the partnership, Vessel will customize a stand golf bag for the more than 80 celebrities participating in the 26th annual American Century Championship in July. Celebrities will sign his or her golf bag when they arrive at the tournament before each bag is made available for auction. [... more » ]

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Royal County Down Golf Club in Northern Ireland is where links dreams come true
There are few courses in the world where every step feels like a dream. Royal County Down Golf Club in Northern Ireland -- which hosts the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open from May 28-31, 2015 -- is one of these precious few courses. Kiel Christianson has more from Newcastle. For more...

Omni Tucson National's Catalina and Sonoran golf courses: Two distinct courses, two distinct plays
Omni Tucson National's two golf courses feature completely different looks and feels. The Catalina Course is a traditional-style layout with gentle contours and tree-lined fairways. While Tom Lehman's Sonoran Course features a desert design. For more...

Handsome La Purisima Golf Course in Lompoc, Calif. proves rolling, rustic and robust
Set amid the wine country of California's Central Coast, La Purisima Golf Course spreads across 310 acres of beatific, rolling land. The grounds are sprawling, rustic and beautiful -- but the course has teeth. Newcomers and high-handicappers should enjoy the scenery and temper their scoring expectations. For more...