Golf News for Wednesday, March 8, 2006
Retief Goosen, ranked third in the world and the winner of the 2001 and 2004 U.S. Open, will return to Georgia for the 2006 BellSouth Classic. The 38th annual PGA Tour event takes place March 27-April 2. [... more » ]
"The PGA Tour Superstore World Amateur Handicap Championship is considered the 'Everyday Golfers' U.S. Open,' " said Steve Mays, Myrtle Beach (S.C.) Golf Holiday's tournament director. [... more » ]
"To have 265,000 golf fans turn out over a two-year period ... is a testament to just how big of a family event this tournament has become in south Florida," said Eddie Carbone, South Florida Golf Foundation executive director. [... more » ]
"The PGA Free Fitting and Trade-Up program will remind the public that PGA professionals provide expert advice on club fitting as well as help golfers trade-in their old clubs," said Andy Engelbrecht, PGA head pro at Tiburon GC in Fla. [... more » ]
Not only was a BiMatrx shaft in the champion's driver at this week's Ford Championship at Doral, but the shaft is also in use by the longest driver on the PGA Tour, who finished the week with a tournament-leading 324 yards per drive. [... more » ]
"All we have to do is look around at the other 24 resorts that received Gold Medal status and know that we are in esteemed company," said Tom Luersen, VP and managing partner of Sunriver Resort. [... more » ]
"By helping the planners and courses provide new services to the tournament golfer, we can help them grow their business," said Tom Pasha, executive director of the Golf Event Managers Association (GEMA). [... more » ]
Travel to the Emerald Isle for the 4th Annual West of Ireland Golf Invitational Oct 1- 7, a tournament for golfers of all ages and skills. The format will be an individual competition over five great courses. [... more » ]
"Until now, such an exclusive membership opportunity with the world-class facilities has not been available to Delaware homebuyers," said Larry A. Goldstein, president of Odyssey Development. [... more » ]