Golf News for Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Hear why Nairn's a great golf spot in Scotland. Is your 6-iron really a 6-iron? Gear junkie Kiel Christianson says probably not. In a world of course celebrity architects, you might not have heard of one Roger Rulewich, which is a shame. And: We may see a drop in the cost of golf clubs. [... more » ]
Napa Valley’s Royal Oak Restaurant in the Silverado Resort has reopened with a new menu and an enhanced, contemporary interior. "It has been ramped up in every way, from the lighting and furniture to the main courses and garnishes," Chef Peter Pahk said. [... more » ]
"“I have first hand seen what TGA can do to benefit charities," said Peete. I am proud to be affiliated with TGA and quite honestly I am excited to be part of a focused, determined and 'winner' business model. It’s great to be back in golf." [... more » ]
The spectacular 18-hole golf course in the Caribbean has been designed by one of the world’s best golfers, Colin Montgomerie, in conjunction with Berkshire-based European Golf Design. [... more » ]
Molds and machinery used to make counterfeit golf clubs along with more than 16,000 items of counterfeit golf equipment valued at an estimated $3 million were seized from the seven raid locations in China. [... more » ]
"There is a general lack of new product momentum in the iron category at this time, and as expected, that has negatively impacted our sales of premium steel golf shafts," said Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"When we received the letter that [George W. Bush] was conceivably going to be attending, we got so excited” says Michelle Bradley, co-founder of Positive Changes Inc. "We’re all keeping our fingers crossed." [... more » ]
"Record numbers of hybrids are being put in play and the IROD Hybrid has been one of the great success stories on the tours," said Gene Simpson, vice president of sales and marketing for UST brands. [... more » ]
"Today’s business and leisure travelers deserve the peace-of-mind of knowing their bags are going to be waiting for them at their destination," said Gene Langenecker, CEO and co-chairman of the Luggage Club. [... more » ]
Here at the Golfer Supremacy Rankings, we often ponder if we have enough stature to get media credentials to a tournament featuring the likes of Virada Nirapathpongporn. We like to think we do, but we've been known to be a tad delusional. [... more » ]
The event takes place Saturday, June 10, at 1:00pm at the Canadian Golf and Country Club in Stittsville, 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa. VOICE is a nonprofit organisation supporting hearing-impaired children. [... more » ]