Golf News for Thursday, February 16, 2006
"It's great to see such resounding results in Black Gold's first week in play on tour," said Chad Hall, director of marketing for True Temper. "We are incredibly excited about the opportunities over the next several weeks to get the shaft in more players' hands." [... more » ]
"We know that a player’s familiarity and comfort with their equipment is a huge factor in tournament play, and it is rewarding to see these players rely on the epoch golf tee time and time again," said B.J. Maloy, CEO of Evolve Golf. [... more » ]
"Ron Green has been the ultimate reporter and a consummate gentleman of his profession, and he is someone who has provided readers with a unique perspective on the premier events in sports," said PGA of America President Roger Warren. [... more » ]
Jackson has authored countless articles related to fitting, clubmaking and repair for magazines and internet sites both in the United States and abroad. Additionally, he has written five books about golf equipment. [... more » ]
Deedy, who is the Titleist golf ball rep on Long Island, combines sales excellence with strong customer relationships, while Fleming, who joined Titleist in 1985, has earned the nickname "Mr. Consistency" due to his steady sales success. [... more » ]
"We provide a non-intimidating and enjoyable environment for the junior or beginning player, while still being able to offer the high-level technical information, expertise, and accuracy demanded by the most accomplished players," said Academy Director Bruce Rearick. [... more » ]
"It is an extreme honor for Circling Raven Golf Club and Dave Christenson to again be awarded these honors by fellow PGA professionals," said David Matheson, CEO of Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort and Circling Raven Golf Club. [... more » ]
This week’s episode featured the Chrysler Immunity Challenge, which paired 10 ladies in five, head-to-head, one-hole matches. The winner of each match earned immunity from elimination, while the losers head to next week's Elimination Challenge. [... more » ]
In the Czech Republic, Golf Show focuses solely on golf, and includes a golf equipment section as well as a new section called Golf Tourism in the Czech Republic for promotions involving golf resorts, hotels and spas. [... more » ]
Padraig Harrington was tapped as the favorite despite the fact that he's never won the tournament before. Odd: It's the Asians who know the golf course best. But somehow the oddsmakers still favor an Irishman coming off a nine-week layoff. [... more » ]
If Vijay doesn't like you, everyone's going to know about it. There is something amusing about a guy who has his caddy wear a "Tiger Who?" hat causing the greatest golfer in history to turn into a seething schoolgirl. [... more » ]