Golf News for Monday, February 20, 2006
"We are very pleased that Nissan has extended its sponsorship through 2010 and will continue to play an important role in the event's success," said PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem. [... more » ]
High-tech golfwear is redeeming an otherwise sluggish golf-equipment market, according to "The U.S. Market for Golf Equipment," a new report from market-research publisher Packaged Facts. [... more » ]
Winners of the year's Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship will compete on the 7,123-yard, par-72 Robert Trent Jones, Jr. layout that has yielded memorable shot-making moments. [... more » ]
A total of 123 clubs will field 312 teams this year. Teams will compete in a four-team sectional round-robin format. Matches are set for three Sundays in April, with the Playoff and Challenges scheduled for May 6. [... more » ]
The US Pro Golf Tour is a tour-card-holder-only tour. Only professionals who file an application and receive a tour card will have playing status in 2006. The top-30 money winners in 2006 will be exempt from qualifying for the 2007 tour. [... more » ]
"How many mistakes could be avoided if turf managers could share their experiences with problematic turf management strategies?" asked Wendy Gelernter, co-research director at PACE. [... more » ]
Trusting the legendary consistency of Dynamic Gold in their irons, the victor of the FBR Open finished with a 7-stroke victory, while the winner of the European Tour's Dubai Desert Classic had a more narrow victory. [... more » ]
Lakelands recently rolled out the green carpet for a variety of showbiz and sporting celebrities, including Men’s World Golf No. 10 Adam Scott, who was spotted tackling the championship Jack Nicklaus course. [... more » ]
Hyatt Dorado Beach Resort & Country Club in Puerto Rico unveils its new Plantation Club House and Pavilion, the Zafra Restaurant & Lounge and a $3 million upgrade to two of its Robert Trent Jones, Sr.-designed courses. [... more » ]
On the rare occasions when I'm striking the ball well I absolutely rip the cover off the ball. I’ve skinned Pinnacles, for Pete’s sake. So when I play really soft, expensive balls, they’re toast after a couple of holes. Now, for the pros this is no problem. For me, well, it’s just damned irritating. [... more » ]
Besides getting around some nagging health issues, much of this turn-around could easily be because of the contentment that David Duval has found outside of golf in his personal life. This could turn out to be one of the all-time feel-good stories in the history of golf. [... more » ]