Golf News for Monday, November 6, 2006
"The overwhelming favorite has to be somebody like Tiger," Poipu Bay Director of Golf Craig Sasada says. "But you know, Jim Furyk has won every event that he's played in Hawaii." Also: Golf is gathering steam in Laughlin, Nev., Bill Wolfrum reports. [... more » ]
"I'm excited about the opportunities that Legendary Marketing and its systems bring to the table. We anticipate positive results on our golf package revenues," said Craig Falanga, Director, Resort Activities, Sales and Marketing at Sandestin. [... more » ]
"This sponsorship not only enables us to support HSBC's global involvement in golf, it also assists HSBC's efforts to raise awareness of what services and products it provides," said Norman Wilson, CEO of HSBC New Zealand [... more » ]
"The Merrill Lynch Shootout provides us with the perfect opportunity to partner with Greg Norman who represents the very best in golf, sportsmanship and charitable services," said Bob McCann of Merrill Lynch. [... more » ]
"We are very pleased with this year's donation and that it put us over the $12 million mark in total contributions to Children's," said Joe Guy, President of the Atlanta Classic Foundation, the tournament's organizing body. [... more » ]
The Ultimate Short Game Clinic uses The Putting Arc and The Arc Glider to teach the putting stroke of the modern touring pro, and The Putting Line (formerly Eyestring) to teach vision/visualization and pace. [... more » ]
"These professionals care about their customers and want to help them improve. KZG’s dedication to custom fitting makes it natural for us to want to honor those at the top," said Jennifer King, President of KZG. [... more » ]
"The Summit will be more than just two days of in-depth seminars. We will mix our instruction program with some good old-fashioned Las Vegas fun," said Butch Harmon, son of former Masters Champion Claude Harmon. [... more » ]
"South Africa has so much to offer, from spectacular golf courses to stunning scenery to elegant lodging and dining," said Gordon Dalgleish, president of PerryGolf. "This trip combines all that in a remarkable travel experience." [... more » ]
Hawk's Landing Golf Club, the on-site golf course at Orlando World Marriott, will provide Andrew Gattens from Murrysville, Pennsylvannia with 2-days of expert golf instruction at the Bill Madonna Golf Academy. [... more » ]
Want a true picture of where the game is headed and what motivates those at the top of the leading golf organizations? See Golf Digest's report on what people involved with the game get paid. You'll understand why your next set of irons will cost more than your first car. [... more » ]
Would Adam Scott have done it if Tiger had been around? Who knows, or cares really? But I do think in this mode he'd have had Lefty for breakfast. It is lovely golf to watch and we can only hope this emboldens the Australian to make a serious tilt at the majors next year. [... more » ]