Golf News for Thursday, February 23, 2006
"My contract was up last year and I had a banner year," said Browne, a three-time winner on the PGA Tour. "My first call was to Callaway to tell them I didn't want to go anywhere. I want to stay with Callaway the rest of my career." [... more » ]
"Adams Golf is three for three in hybrid and fairway wood counts on the Champions Tour in 2006. This is a clear indication that the professionals using Adams equipment have great confidence in their performance," said Chip Brewer, CEO of Adams Golf. [... more » ]
"The players really like the feel of the putter along with the roll they are getting off the putter face. By having four wins this early in the year, there is certainly a lot of buzz about YES! among the players," said Philip Kenyon, YES! Golf European tour rep. [... more » ]
Volvik's Glen Coombe said, "The smaller venue of the regional show allows us to reach more existing and potential customers. I feel the buyers are not in as much of a rush to 'see it all' as they are in Orlando." [... more » ]
World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship teed off Wednesday. In the U.S., the tournament will be broadcast through Saturday morning on ESPN, and by ABC-TV on Saturday and Sunday. [... more » ]
"This year's PGA Professional National Championship, with an expanded field, underscores our association's efforts to further promote our member professionals by bringing more members and their playing skills into the national spotlight," said PGA President Rogers Warren. [... more » ]
"As winter turns into spring, travelers are looking to renew their spirits and rejuvenate their souls, and we're seeing a rising demand for travel to the Mexican Caribbean," said Tim Irwin, Pleasant Holidays president and CEO. [... more » ]
"Component manufacturers that provide that open feedback and discussion gain a significant advantage on competitors, and the multi-tiered strategy of our ‘ClubmakingNETWORK’ delivers that advantage," said John Meng, founder of ClubmakingWIRE. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to receive this award and I credit our employees," said G. Michael Thomas, Barton Creek president and COO. "The staff has gone above and beyond, working hard as a team, throughout the year to achieve the club's goals." [... more » ]
Much of the golfing world will be watching with interest this first fight between the heirs-apparent to Annika Sorenstam's throne. It's steady as she goes for a fierce Paula Creamer, who will pull away on the back nine to claim her first title of 2006. [... more » ]
I'm calling a Darren Clarke vs. John Daly final. Clarke is an obvious choice with his past success in this event and his Ryder Cup experience, and Daly is just Daly - he's fun to choose. If we do see this match, I'll put my money on Clarke. After all, he is Irish. [... more » ]