Golf News for Monday, February 13, 2006
"We are delighted to acquire first-day coverage of the Ryder Cup beginning in 2008," said John Wildhack, ESPN senior VP, programming acquisitions and strategy. "The Ryder Cup is among the most prestigious events in all of sports." [... more » ]
"As with all the putters in our line, customers are amazed how much sooner the ball rolls off the putter face with the C-Groove technology, resulting in more control, accuracy and consistency," said Dave Richardson, sales director for Yes! Golf. [... more » ]
"Switching to a new driver is a big step for me," said Furyk. "This Srixon W-506 gives me everything my previous driver did, but rolls out an additional 8 to 10 yards. It looks great at address, feels great at impact and is extremely forgiving." [... more » ]
"Upon full examination of StarPlan’s proven technology and outstanding people, the decision to work together was a no-brainer," said Erik Dyste, vice president of Golf Intelligence. [... more » ]
Callaway Golf will hold a conference for financial analysts and investors on Wednesday, February 15, in Carlsbad, Calif. The event, which begins at 7:30 am PST, will be broadcast live over the Internet. [... more » ]
Gary Babcock was recently named Iowa Section PGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year for 2005 for his performance at the Harvester Golf Club in Rhodes, Iowa, where served as first assistant. [... more » ]
Sean A. Hoolehan, CGCS at Wildhorse Resort & Casino in Pendleton, Ore., was elected president of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America at the association's annual meeting Feb. 10 in Atlanta. [... more » ]
The concept of Empire Golf's Club Max private golf membership is to allows members to join the Empire Golf Club that is most conveniently located and enjoy the privileges of being a member at five additional courses. [... more » ]
Sawed-off adult clubs are the WORST thing for kids and juniors. They are too heavy, the shortened shafts are too stiff, and the grips are too big. All of these produce a choppy out-to-in swing, followed by a ball rolling ten yards up the fairway, followed by tears and tantrums. [... more » ]
If you check out the sole of the Cobra drivers, they appear to be very similier to the Titleist ones from the same parent company that cost so much. Similar pair of curved triangular weights, similar classic pear-shaped top. [... more » ]
"The Toro Company has always cared deeply about integrating the natural environment with the game of golf," said Mike Hoffman, president and CEO. Over the past three years, the Toro Giving Program has donated more than $1.3 million to promote the golf industry. [... more » ]