Golf News for Wednesday, January 18, 2006
"Chad is a great addition to our staff," said Kel Devlin of Nike Golf. "He is a player who knows what he wants based on feel. We asked him what his needs are to compete at the highest level, and he liked what we delivered." [... more » ]
"Winning the first two tournaments of the 2006 PGA season is a terrific start for Rifle-branded steel shafts, and it’s especially rewarding to see the all-new Project X High Launch iron shafts deliver the top prize," said Ray Lucas, senior VP for Royal Precision. [... more » ]
"The initiative with Black Gold was to produce a stepless shaft that not only had incredible playing characteristics but unmatched consistency versus anything currently in the stepless category," said Scott Hennessy, head of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"Circling Raven’s fast start to this season is the result of several factors, most importantly that our customers find us a great value and experience," said David Christenson, director of golf at Circling Raven. [... more » ]
This alliance will expand distribution of Tour Golf's component line throughout Europe. Diamond Golf has been a successful component supplier in Europe for more than 20 years, serving the needs of golf pros and clubmakers in Europe. [... more » ]
"We are happy to have Andy as part of the Lamkin organization," said Bob Lamkin, head of Lamkin. "He’s a creative thinker with new and inventive ideas, and I believe he is going to be an invaluable member of our team." [... more » ]
"We are pleased to serve as a venue for the PGA Pro-Pro Series again this year," said Melissa Suttles, general manager of Mystic Dunes Golf Club. "Mystic Dunes will provide a good challenge for these fine players." [... more » ]
In this week's Golf Smarter podcast, host Fred Greene asks award-winning course architect Jeff Brauer of Jeffrey D. Brauer Golf Scapes about his design philosophy and how it relates to playing strategy for everyday golfers. [... more » ]
"We are honored to be included in Travel & Leisure Golf magazine’s listing of the best of what Myrtle Beach has to offer," said Jann Walker, director of marketing at Pawleys Plantation. "it is nice to be recognized as one of the finest." [... more » ]
I've been a frequent Phil critic, never expected him to win that second major at Baltusrol. (Then again, everyone has to be wrong once.) But there's no doubt Mickelson makes the tour a more interesting place. [... more » ]
Clubs with adjustable weights are hot. Belly putters are hot. Hot balls are hot. Even calendars are hot (which may explain the hot balls…but I digress). Nothing, however, is hotter this season than hybrid clubs. [... more » ]