Golf News for Wednesday, October 19, 2005
"This is the first of several steps aimed at creating more value. We are also evaluating all the factors that have contributed to declines in gross margins in recent years," said George Fellows, president and CEO of Callaway Golf Company. [... more » ]
“He doesn’t just talk about integrity, sportsmanship and giving back to others less fortunate. He applies those values in his own life,’’ said PGA TOUR commissioner Tim Finchem. [... more » ]
"Katrina truly devastated the great city of New Orleans, the city of Slidell, and so many golf facilities in Southern Louisiana and Mississippi," said PGA head professional Oliver G. Thomson. [... more » ]
"King Cobra Speed Drivers have the largest clubface in golf, which combined with Cobra's advanced face technology, optimizes flex across the entire face," said Jeff Harmet, president. [... more » ]
"The Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa completed a $5 million renovation at its renowned Golf Club during the summer of 2005, restoring the grandeur of two signature courses," said a course release. [... more » ]
In keeping with the new rule that it can't be a golf blog unless Michelle Wie's name is mentioned twice, the Golf Blogger is wondering aloud whether the fix was in with Wie's DQ this weekend. [... more » ]
"Among the Grand Strand’s 117 golf courses. The Jones Course was ranked number 30; Maples was number 44; and Byrd was number 50," said a resort release. [... more » ]
“These are the same players that rank ‘America’s 100 Greatest Courses’ and they use a very impartial, nonpolitical approach, selecting courses solely on their merits," said Jann Walker, director of marketing at Pawleys Plantation. [... more » ]
"We are reviewing and evaluating the claims. As a matter of policy and practice, we comply with all laws and regulations governing accessibility to public accommodations," said Tom Marder, a spokesman for Marriott. [... more » ]
"Just as AstraZeneca provides important tools in managing our health, they are continuing to show their care and concern for the special children and families that we serve," said Jeffrey Gordon, president/CEO of the Foundation. [... more » ]
"The Open really is now truly open. Everybody can play in it regardless of their sex. I think the R&A have listened to what people think and I'm very pleased they are changing the rules," said British Sports Minister Richard Caborn. [... more » ]