Golf News for Monday, June 5, 2006
With Sorenstam, Webb, Wie and Ochoa in the field, host Dave Berner says this year's McDonald's LPGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola should be the most interesting in years. Plus: We help you pick a gift for Father's Day, and hear about golf at Kiawah Island. [... more » ]
A staggering total of 173 hybrids were used at the Senior PGA Championship, and a dominating 42% of the hybrids in play were Adams Golf, with 15 other manufacturers combining for the remaining 58%. [... more » ]
"I am overwhelmed by winning the BMW Championship -- it supersedes everything else I have done, even beating Tiger in China. This is as big as it gets on The European Tour," said David Howell. [... more » ]
Quigley used his Rife Two Bar Blade putter. "We're very proud to have him on our staff again this year and look forward to his continued success throughout the rest of this season," said Matt Molloy, CFO of Rife Putters. [... more » ]
"Many pros have trusted the Pro 2.5 shaft to provide increased distance and greater accuracy, and we're proud to provide the consistency and performance they need," says Mike Cheng, president of Harrison Sports. [... more » ]
During the American Express Women's Golf Week presented by Golf For Women magazine, all 565 host golf facilities will offer complimentary golf instruction to women 14 years of age and older. [... more » ]
"If it doesn't happen this year, our customers think it's only a matter of time before Wie will be competing regularly in PGA Tour events and potentially winning titles," said Simon Noble of PinnacleSports.com. [... more » ]
"These promotions are being offered to celebrate the overwhelming success the Path Pro has experienced since being launched just a few short months ago," said Jim Cardosi, president of Path Pro. [... more » ]
On Monday, June 12, 2006, the Friends invite you to the 13th Annual Critter Invitational golf outing, which will benefit the animals that seek safe haven at the Dearborn Animal Shelter. [... more » ]
Golfweek and Golf Illustrated tied for the most first-place winners, with two each, in the 13th annual International Network of Golf (ING) Media Awards at the National Golf Club in the Village Of Pinehurst, N.C. [... more » ]
Through the first seven holes, the Golf Channel's updates have already included the descriptions "pipes drive down middle" and "driver center cut." As far as I'm concerned, golf would be better off sans these two statements. [... more » ]
When great grandpa Wolfrum first came up with the concept for the Golfer Supremacy Rankings all those years ago, he did it dreaming of the day Michelle Wie would come into existence. She represents all he believed in: golfing ability, insane popularity and controversy. [... more » ]