Golf News for Friday, December 9, 2005
"In a state park system with a superlative set of golf courses, Arrowhead Pointe could become the highlight," wrote Ron Whitten of Golf Digest in the magazine's ranking of America's best new golf courses. [... more » ]
"We have enhanced both the challenge and the playability of this golf course," said Greg Norman. "It’s a departure that complements the other four courses at Doral very well." [... more » ]
"There's a lot of people who believe it could become Australia's next great icon, you know, like the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, because not only is it a game, it's an interpretive story of the Nullarbor," said Bob Bongiorno, initiator of the course. [... more » ]
“We are delighted to have Mr. Schaal address our students this year,” said Mark Farrell, chairman of the National Institute of Golf Management's board of regents. “He brings with him a wealth of experience.” [... more » ]
"After the holidays, many golfers in wintry northern areas travel to warmer climates to play. Our TeeBone Gift Certificates will make it easier for those golfers to get out of the cold," said Robert Larson, TeeBone president. [... more » ]
The quarterly column by Mel Sole, owner of Ritson-Sole Golf School at Pawleys Plantation in Pawleys Island, S.C., will provide tips and techniques from owner of one of Golf Magazine’s “Top 25 Golf Schools.” [... more » ]
The 23rd PGA Grand Slam of Golf, which concluded Nov. 23, registered a 47 percent ratings growth, according to TNT Network, which broadcast the year-ending 36-hole event from Kauai, Hawaii. [... more » ]
The Houston Amateur Golf Tour will host 18 regular tour events in the 2006 inaugural season with a two-day Houston Tour Finals at Tour 18. It is open to male and female amateurs of all ages with handicaps from 0-20. [... more » ]
The winner of the PGA Tour’s Q-School Finals used the Aldila NV exclusively in his woods during his victory, and Aldila was the most popular shaft at the Q-School Finals according to the Darrell Survey. [... more » ]
With the ultra-talented Miss Wie, there are so many questions for her to answer, given the lack of winning efforts - even against her peers - that we don’t know how much fight is in that dog. [... more » ]
Ladies, just because you can't get into Augusta doesn't mean you can't golf here. In less than a week, I've found several courses that, while not on a par with Augusta National certainly, are well worth your time. [... more » ]