Golf News for Friday, July 14, 2006
Pioneer Golf customizes golf vacations for groups of four or more. Depending on the size of the group, the golf pro will either travel free of charge or, if unable to make the trip will be compensated financially. [... more » ]
Vector Golf's 460cc Beta-Ti MF features a super-thin front face reinforced by a second face, which allows massive spring to help boost the swing for players with a swing speed of less than 105 mph. [... more » ]
"DMI gets the opportunity to be the exclusive distributor of very popular collegiate branded headwear and Top of the World now has an additional 7,000 points of sale," said said Mike Hedge, CEO of DMI. [... more » ]
Among off-course golf retail businesses, about 35 percent of stores are part of large chains (with five or more stores). There are also a number of smaller multistore operations with less than five stores. [... more » ]
"Circling Raven got off to a slow start with a wet spring, but we’re hitting our stride and things are on track to exceed our projections for the third straight year," said David Christenson, Circling Raven golf director. [... more » ]
"We want to be the site for anyone interested in taking up golf, looking for ways to improve or just to find more information about the game," said Roger Warren, PGA of America president. [... more » ]
The unique technology holds the desired image in an upright position, even while the golf cart is in motion. The product represents a new medium for advertising on golf carts as well as a new tournament sponsorship opportunity. [... more » ]
BASF Professional Turf & Ornamentals will sponsor People vs. the Pros for the third year, giving 25 golf course superintendents across the country the chance to play against Retief Goosen or Gary McCord on Aug. 22. [... more » ]
"With the Eclipse we eliminated almost four pounds from the weight of a typical staff bag, reducing it from 10 pounds to just over six," said Jim Sutter, president of Great Divider. [... more » ]
One stroke away from the bottom of the leaderboard (6-over-77) but Michelle Wie maintains plenty of optimism. In her favor, she is one stroke ahead of Bob May who, in the 2000 PGA Championship, lost a playoff to Tiger Woods. [... more » ]
Charles Barkley wasn’t the only one who kidded Marcus Allen. Cedric The Entertainer who gave a private show for the American Century crowd noted, "We’re in Tahoe, the little star in the sky ... Where are all the hookers and drugs? Oh, they’re in Marcus Allen’s room." [... more » ]