Golf News for Friday, January 20, 2006
Designed for recreational golfers, the Polara golf ball from North of 90 features dimples that are shallower at its poles than at the center of the ball. The shallow dimples reduce sidespin, meaning the ball straightens in flight. [... more » ]
"The involvement of some of the PGA and LPGA's top talent with an intriguing group of competitors and John O'Hurley make it -- pardon the pun -- a hole in one," said David Salzberg, president of Mandalay Sports Action Entertainment. [... more » ]
Golf enthusiasts can sail the inland waterways of the Danube, Rhine, Rhone and Seine rivers, visit historic cities and towns and golf on some of Europe's most renowned courses, or enjoy golf-themed cruises on the Mediterranean, Atlantic, Baltic and around the British Isles. [... more » ]
"I've had great success using TaylorMade metalwoods and irons for the past five years and I'm looking forward to continuing my relationship with what I consider a terrific organization," said Mike Weir. "I'm also happy to be making the move to adidas Golf footwear." [... more » ]
"We are proud to align our vision of being the leader in providing world-class broadband communications to an initiative that is set to become the leader in international golfing events," said Sentech CEO Dr. Sebiletso Mokone-Matabane, refering to the Women's World Cup of Golf. [... more » ]
"Morgan Pressel should have a very positive impact on this year's attendance," said Corning Classic President Jack Benjamin. Pressel, 17, is the first player announced for this year's Classic, scheduled for May 25-28 at Corning Country Club. [... more » ]
"Everyone at Forewinds is excited about the addition of Inniscrone Golf Club to our portfolio. This daily-fee facility creates a great synergy now with its neighboring sister property, Hartefeld National,” said Ron Winarick, managing director of Forewinds Hospitality. [... more » ]
The Right Touch is a discreet training aid that attaches to a belt or waistband and promotes the correct swing path and posture. It teaches golfers how to keep their swing on the right path, effectively curing The Slice. [... more » ]
"Our PGA Championship Collection not only highlights a variety of designs and technologies, but also provides our customers with a cost-effective Major Championship keepsake, that is functional," said Rick Sheppard, president of Devant Sport Towels. [... more » ]
I’d give Fernandina the highest marks possible for a golf/tourist destination if not for the smell from the paper mills: if the wind is right – or wrong – it’ll make you gag. If not for the paper mills, the place would be paradise. [... more » ]
The hype about Michelle Wie has gone on so long without her winning anything that it's becoming tiresome, Van Sickle wrote. "Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel seem much better positioned to succeed in women's golf." Hmm. Where in the heck have I read this before!? [... more » ]