Golf News for Friday, March 3, 2006
The two world-class golf properties and members of the Idaho Golf Trail’s Northern Loop first collaborated with the stay-and-play package last season. It proved so popular that it has been revived. [... more » ]
"Increases in the southern regions were material, because facilities in those areas are doing their highest volume now," said NGF President Joe Beditz. "The January increase bodes well, but the year-to-date 30% number will come down dramatically as the year progresses." [... more » ]
"I have found the key to better putting is better alignment. The Gaim G360 has the best alignment features of any putter that I have used. I look forward to getting the G360 in as many of my students' hands as I can," said Cindy Reid, director of instruction at TPC Sawgrass. [... more » ]
"PGA Professionals turn to STX putters when they are faced with difficult or fast greens. Our elastomeric inserts help the pros control the ball’s direction and speed," said Greg Fudge, STX Putters sales director. [... more » ]
For the second straight week an Md hybrid was in the bag of the tour champion. "We are very thankful for the opportunity the tour players give us to showcase our fine products," said Bob Gotfredson VP for Sonartec. [... more » ]
"We are the first and only company to take golf club dynamics to a scientific level making 'feel' a definable and tunable parameter. Simply bolting a weight on a golf club with dumb luck does not achieve the same results," said Jeff Lindner, BCG president. [... more » ]
The 16th Annual World Golf Expo takes place March 11-12 at Dallas Market Hall. The show is the largest consumer golf show in Texas with more than 100 exhibitors, new product demos from the major manufacturers, competitions, prizes and more. [... more » ]
Heading the Golf Digest 2006 list of South Africa's finest 18-hole layouts is Leopard Creek. At number two is the Gary Player Country Club at Sun City, and at number three is the links at Fancourt. [... more » ]
Vietnamese tend to be aggressive and hard-working. That's why Cisco System announced this week it's opening a plant in Vietnam. Others are sure to follow. Take a tip from me and go as soon as you can. This fascinating and exotic part of the world is changing fast. [... more » ]
Why are the Russians planning to smack a golf ball around in outer space? It's part of a commercial deal between the Russian space agency and Element 21 Golf Company. Yes, the complexities of space will be tested by an orbiting golf ball, all in the name of marketing. [... more » ]
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) and the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) were recognized for their communications surrounding the 2006 Golf Industry Show. [... more » ]