Golf News for Monday, June 26, 2006
Golf course architect Ron Garl talks about the extraordinary lengths being taken on a project he's designing in China (think: New Great Wall). Traverse City, Michigan is offering some appealing golf/travel packages. Author Elliott Kalb on his book "Who's Better, Who's Best In Golf," more. [... more » ]
Ron Philo Jr., head professional at Metropolis Country Club in White Plains, N.Y., will head a 20-member delegation earning berths in the PGA Championship, Aug. 17-20, at Medinah (Ill.) Country Club. He will be competing in his seventh PGA Championship. [... more » ]
The Red Bull Final 5 was introduced at the Bank of America Colonial in May and will be featured at several events throughout the season, including the Cialis Western Open (July 3-9) and the Merrill Lynch Shootout (Nov. 6-12). [... more » ]
Drawing on Newton’s history as an old railroad town, with an active junction, golf course architect Jeffrey D. Brauer designed Sand Creek Station with Troon and Prestwick [golf clubs] in Scotland in mind. [... more » ]
With's "White Glove" service, the company features a candidate's resume along with their picture and "blasts" it to thousands to golf company owners, executives, managers and human resource personnel. [... more » ]
"The summit was an unqualified success. We brought together a diverse group of golf-savvy women who recognized the value of collaborative thinking," said Gail Rogers, NCGA director of education. [... more » ]
The new DVD 'Pro Tips for Everyone' features helpful tips from eight-time LPGA winner Sandra Post and will be available as a value added bonus when purchasing Jazz products. [... more » ]
The Golf Smarter podcast highlights a conversation with 2004 PGA Teacher of the Year, Northern California section, Ben Alexander. Alexander is also the PGA Teaching Professional for Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach. [... more » ]
The new QOLF Starter Set is a perfect complement to the Original QOLF Game, as it enables golf instructors a unique new method to teach chipping, while offering golfers of all playing levels an easy-to-use practice tool. [... more » ]
The wife of Jerry Tarkanian is possibly facing a political attack for sticking up to a sports gambler (Billy Walters) who now controls most of the big casino hotels' golf desks? How many run-ins did Tark The Shark have with sports gamblers while at UNLV? This is movie-of-the-week stuff. At minimum. [... more » ]
Looking at the K Club's Palmer Course, it occurs to me that more blood might be spilled by the closing triumvirate of holes than at Kiawah Island in 1991. The water courses on holes 16-18 should claim a number of victims, mostly from the US side. Here's why ... [... more » ]
"Every team and player at this year’s tournament deserves recognition for their charitable efforts. One hundred percent of every entry fee will go to worthy charities," said said Joe Gresia, Chubb’s Albany branch manager. [... more » ]