Golf News for Wednesday, April 26, 2006
"UST congratulates this week’s LPGA champion on her first tour victory, and we’re very pleased she trusted UST shafts to deliver the feel and performance she needed to win," said Gene Simpson, VP for UST brands. [... more » ]
"The LPGA is currently one of the world’s hottest tours, and we’re very excited that Lamkin grips continue to deliver the extreme performance and comfort that pros demand week after week," said Bob Lamkin, head of Lamkin Corp. [... more » ]
"The hybrid category is exploding on the professional tours, which in return is making the hybrid explode at retail," said Nickent Senior VP John Hoeflich. "This is the year of the hybrid and Nickent is leading the charge." [... more » ]
According to Darrell Survey data, 55 percent of all hybrids used at the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf on the Champions Tour were Adams Idea hybrids. Four of the Top 10 finishers played Adams Golf hybrids and/or fairway woods. [... more » ]
On this Golf Gear News free golf podcast, host Bruce Stasch launches reports on drunken cops vandalizing a driving range, Tiger Woods' stock car adventure and more! [... more » ]
Did you hear? Michelle Wie is not an American. She's Korean. At least so says her dad, claiming " the only thing about her that’s American is her passport." [... more » ]
TrackMan measures exact 3D club movement and provides highly accurate data on the ball launch, ball flight, and ball landing coordinates of any golf shot. In addition, it measures actual spin rate of the ball. [... more » ]
"Golfers are coming into shops asking for the Dimplit 1070 golf ball. They're amazed by the distance and accuracy the ball delivers," said Peter Pak, president of Dimplit Golf. "It is a win-win situation for golfers and retailers." [... more » ]
"Alpha, Ashton and SMT are the brands of choice among many of long drive's elite performers. The RE/MAX of Texas Shoot-Out provides a platform for these sponsors to showcase ... their equipment," said LDA head Art Sellinger. [... more » ]
"Our tradition of attracting an outstanding player field will continue in 2006," said John Marovich, tournament director for the Regions Charity Classic. "Both are exceptional names on the Tour." [... more » ]
"The Play Golf America Day at Beau Rivage Plantation will be a terrific golf experience for players of all levels," said Rick Murphy, president of the Carolinas PGA Section. The event kicks off May 20 at 10 a.m. [... more » ]