Golf News for Tuesday, May 23, 2006
Common courtesy and decorum are not taught in most schools but if they were, Barry and I probably would not have to discuss the basics of golf etiquette. This is not for beginners only - everyone should listen and wonder if they're guilty of these faux pas. [... more » ]
Cheryl Horaney, creative director and owner of Golf Girl Couture and Harrison Jewelry Design, offers items such as racy embroidered polos for hitting the links and hand-painted denim jackets for after your game. [... more » ]
"We expected great results given the success we’ve had with the PowerSwing Trainer over the years," said Ken Pierce, president of GolfGym. "It’s great to be validated by a panel of independent testers." [... more » ]
Veteran Tour professional Isao Aoki will head an eight-member contingent from Japan, the largest group among 32 international players representing 11 countries in the 67th Senior PGA Championship, May 25-28, 2006. [... more » ]
"We've had a tremendous response since we introduced the Big Ti Driver," said Les Miller, La Jolla Club VP of sales. "It's made specifically with the needs of juniors in mind, and it's fun for them to hit. [... more » ]
There are more than 18,000 golf courses, 8,000 golf shops, and 2,900 golf instructors included on MapMuse maps. A typical entry provides the name of a course, shop or instructor, a photo, description and contact information. [... more » ]
A selection of Summer Sale rates on bookings confirmed by June 30 will be offered for stays between May 1 and Sept. 30, 2006. Rates represent a savings of up to 30 percent off peak-season rates. [... more » ]
Golf Convergence is a consortium of six leading industry experts who have centralized their marketing resources to help groups seeking dynamic and informative presentations for their meetings or training seminars. [... more » ]
"Lancaster is home to Furyk who has brought excitement to local golfers in his hometown. The TGA program here will give me a shot at finding the next Furyk and that would be a thrill for me," said Don Shipp. [... more » ]
Not everyone's taking Charles Barkley's retirement announcement in stride. Chicago Tribune golf writer Ed Sherman wants him to keep hitting people with his wayward shots. "We need to see you out there flailing away," Sherman writes. "You make the rest of us feel good about our games." [... more » ]
On May 17, Petty Officer Third Class Lee Hamilton Deal, 23, was killed in Iraq. "He was a big golf fan," his mother, Melanie Deal, told the News & Observer. "He tried to play every chance he gota." Our best wishes to the Deal family, and other families dealing with the same type of grief. [... more » ]