Golf News for Wednesday, March 23, 2005
The USGA Executive Committee has adopted a Gender Policy that will become part of the Conditions of Competition for USGA Championships. [... more » ]
The first round of the 100th Australian Amateur Championship at Royal Melbourne and Woodlands Golf Clubs marked an important milestone for golf in Australia. It was the first time that in-competition drug testing took place at a golf tournament in Australia. [... more » ]
FlightScope by EDH Sport, a premier ball-flight monitor, has been selected by Mammoth Golf for use in its facilities. Mammoth Golf, based in Maryland, also has announced the grand opening of its Titonium Superstore. Additonal locations are in Columbia, Md., and at Hobbits Glen CC, also in Columbia. [... more » ]
TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company has announced that PGA teaching professional Kip Puterbaugh is the newest member of TaylorMade-adidas's Professional Advisory Staff, of which there are 60 members. [... more » ]
After exhausting all non-surgical options to relieve the back pain that has bothered Greg Norman for several years, the two-time British Open champion decided that an operation was the best course of action. [... more » ]
Thailand's Thammanoon Srirot has a battle on his hands in his bid for an ‘automatic selection’ into the Asian Team that will defend the Visa Dynasty Cup against a Shigeki Maruyama-led Japan from April 15-17. [... more » ]
From all appearances, Caribbean Golf Classic is fast becoming the premier annual tournament for the Caribbean Golf Association. Plans for this year's event have just about been completed and the organizers are sitting back and watching the registration flow. [... more » ]
ECCO – the Danish footwear giant and maker of the most comfortable, technologically-advanced and fashionable golf shoes – has announced that it has signed international golf star and seven-time Ryder Cup participant, Colin Montgomerie, to endorse ECCO golf shoes. [... more » ]
Less resistance equals more distance sounds simple. A revolutionary new product by Excel Golf Tee, Inc., an affiliate of Excel Dowel and Wood Products, Inc., takes less resistance to a whole new level. [... more » ]
“With a two-time Masters champion and a British Open champion using IROD Hybrid shafts at the recently concluded Ford Championship at Doral, the trend toward playing true hybrid shafts is growing among PGA Tour pros. [... more » ]
I-Trax Putter features interchangeable vision strips that allow golfers to choose the alignment solution they prefer, the I-Trax Putter also incorporates triangulated weight screws for more balanced feel and skid-free roll. [... more » ]
Jeff Gallatin, the man behind Pro Club Cleaner, just called in to the home office to report that another machine demonstration had resulted in a new placement. He met with Frank Jonas of Grand Haven Golf Club in Palm Coast, Fla., to demo the machine after Frank saw the promotional video given to him by his first assistant, who got it from a fellow PGA Professional, who saw the machine at work at Hilton Head Country Club. As Jeff likes to say, word of a good thing gets around! [... more » ]
Core golf, a stiff test spanning 7,300 yards, and a meshing of golf and ecology - 260 acres of lakes and wetlands - will be the hallmarks of the Steve Smyers-designed Bridgewater Golf Club, which is under construction here. [... more » ]
KB Home, one of the nation's premier homebuilders, and Cascades Park Properties have broken ground on a new single-family attached community, which will be KB Home's largest in the city of Los Angeles. [... more » ]
The new Etonic G>SOK golf shoe has been recently named one of the Top 30 Sports Products of the Year by Sports Edge Magazine and SGMA (Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association). [... more » ]
Titleist takes driver performance to the next level with the introduction of the new Titleist Pro Titanium 905 series. Since the launch of the original Titleist Titanium 975D driver in 1997, Titleist has developed an unmatched heritage of product performance and success across every level of competitive golf. [... more » ]
Golfers who are not from upstate New York may look skeptical when faced with the premise that one of the best courses they never heard of is located in Binghamton, New York, but golf cogniscenti have made the trek to Hiawatha Landing for over ten years and have been rewarded with some of the country’s most superlative and inexpensive golf. [... more » ]