Golf News for Thursday, March 9, 2006
The top ten Tour Card members on the US Pro Golf Tour money list after the first two events on the 2006 Tour will be exempt from qualifying for the Trump Million Dollar Invitational and will be fully sponsored into the event. [... more » ]
"The Big Stakes Qualifier creates a new avenue for talented players to shine," said Big Stakes co-founder Steve Bartkowski. "Whoever comes out of the qualifier has the same chance as any other team to leave Las Vegas with a check for $2 million." [... more » ]
"We are honored to be a part of this great effort to bring together some of the world’s best golfers, who will enjoy Puerto Vallarta's many attractions," said Miguel Gonzalez, head of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board. [... more » ]
"When I took the position of Growth of the Game chairman, I knew how important it would be to introduce golf to the masses, and the Ford Championship at Doral was a great venue to do just that," said Larry Gantzer, PGA pro. [... more » ]
"It is the opportunity of a lifetime for me," said White. "I am looking forward to growing with Garland and providing both the public and the members a quality resort and club experience." [... more » ]
The resort's "La Costa Golf Divas" package combines two nights of deluxe accommodations with world-class golf and a pampering treatment at the legendary Spa at La Costa in southern California. [... more » ]
"Junior golfers should have available to them the same game-improvement equipment that all golfers do," said Les Miller, VP of La Jolla Club Golf Company. "That's why we designed a hybrid club especially for juniors." [... more » ]
"The low membership fee results in the card paying for itself after just a few rounds or a stay at a member-affiliated hotel.," said Dirk Terpstra partner and head of sales and marketing for Golf Fee Card Canada. [... more » ]
How detailed is the new book that goes into Barry Bonds' steroid progression? Even Bill Clinton couldn't talk his way out of his one. Let alone bombastic Barry. [... more » ]
As reported last week, the Wild Wing Plantation's new owners plan to close three of its four popular courses, leaving Myrtle Beach golfers with only 27 of the plantation's current 72 holes. [... more » ]
Michael Bamberger and Gary D'Amato both scored prizes for the second year in a row as the Golf Writers Association of America announced the results of its annual contest for the best golf features. [... more » ]