Golf News for Monday, July 10, 2006
Forget your father's Niagara Falls, these days this "mini Las Vegas" has great golf, casinos. At $60, SMT's Lifetime Warranty Golf Glove may be the last glove you ever buy. Ward Clayton's "Men of the Bag: the Caddies of Augusta National." [... more » ]
With the Moray Golf Course directly across the road, what better place could there be for a golfing break than the Swallow Stotfield Hotel in Lossiemouth, Scotland. Where else could you follow in the footsteps of Old Tom Morris and Henry Cotton in the same day? [... more » ]
"Usage of Golf Pride grips by the world’s top female players is a testament to players’ confidence in our technology and commitment to outstanding performance," said Dwight Miles of Eaton's Golf Grip Division. [... more » ]
"The PGA Tour is the ultimate proving ground for graphite shafts, and once again GDI models produced outstanding results," said Akio Karashima, chief executive officer of Graphite Design International. [... more » ]
At the U.S. Women’s Open, Champ Spikes were worn by seven of the top 10 finishers and 9 of the top 15. Champ also made its mark on the Open de France, as 107 of the 156 competitors wore its spikes. [... more » ]
The ACE series golf-cart mister from Miatech allows riders to stay cool while cruising on the course. Courses that help golfers beat the heat may notice an increase in customers on hot summer days. [... more » ]
"As an avid golfer, I have always been conscious of golf etiquette, but I knew there had to be a better system than conventional divot tools," said Green Friendly Golf Company partner Rick Schad. [... more » ]
Over the past several months PJP has helped to implement the Red Bull Final 5 Program, a unique "tournament within a tournament" that rewards players for their performance on the final five holes of a round. [... more » ]
The site’s most eye-catching innovation is the 16-point custom-fitting program which carefully cross-references a golfer's performance data to calculate the best-performing clubhead, shaft and grip. [... more » ]
Rankings allowed Michelle Wie to duck Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel in the Women's World Match Play Championship, much like she ducked golfers who could beat her by skipping high-profile ams (of course, the Winless Wonder still could not take advantage). [... more » ]
If the average player really wants instruction that will have a positive and lasting effect on his game, he needs to look to the ghosts of golf's past for simple and effective tips. Before there were interactive CD's, Harvey Penick was telling his students to "Swing the Bucket." [... more » ]
"These guys aren't looking for the big muscles," said Ken Kaiser, owner of two Cuts Fitness locations. "They're looking at building ... their core muscles to get the power they need to drive the ball down the fairway." [... more » ]