Golf News for Wednesday, August 16, 2006
Victories on the four major professional tours -- the PGA, PGA European, LPGA and Nationwide Tours -- advanced Titleist's worldwide win count to 117, 100 more than that of the nearest competitor. [... more » ]
"For more than 80 years, Lamkin has provided premium, high-performance grips ... so it’s very rewarding for us when our grips make a winning difference on pro tours around the world," said Bob Lamkin. [... more » ]
Playing Rifle Project X steel shafts in his irons, the champion at the International at Castle Pines Golf Club in Colorado birdied the second playoff hole to earn the first PGA Tour victory of his career. [... more » ]
Proforce popularity first exploded on the PGA Tour with its victory at 1999 Masters. This year, the Proforce continues to excite PGA Tour players with the new Proforce V2 line, available in wood, hybrid and long drive models. [... more » ]
"Accu-Length is sure to be a huge success in South Africa," said Thomas Raatgever, principal of DMT Sports. "There is not a better product out there to help hone the skills of our future stars than Accu-Length." [... more » ]
The final two spots were granted to the winners and runner-ups in the boys’ and girls’ divisions: Joe Monty of Virginia, Tony Mapu Finau of Utah, Brittany Altomare of Massachusetts and Kristen Schelling of Arizona. [... more » ]
Gaspard will be responsible for overseeing all golf shop operations, retail merchandising, outings and tournament coordination. He has been a part the team at Wildfire since 2003, most recently as golf shop manager. [... more » ]
Prange, 24, captured the Big Break V Championship in May with a 5 and 4 victory over Jeanne Cho in the season finale, earning a sponsor exemption to the Safeway Classic in Portland, Oregon, Aug. 18-20. [... more » ]
Four Metropolitan PGA Professionals gathered to commemorate the first PGA Championship, contested Oct. 9-16, 1916, at the Donald Ross-designed course that has retained its early-20th-century charm. [... more » ]
Mike Small, coach of the University of Illinois Men's Golf Team in Urbana-Champaign is playing in the PGA Championship again this year. He'll be hitting the inaugural shot at Medinah at 7 a.m. CDT. [... more » ]
If Phil wasn't forced to improve his game after constantly getting smoked by Tiger, it is very feasible to think that Mickelson would have continued to be a great talent with a lot of lower-tier wins, a larger manzier (or "bro" if you prefer) size, and a hot wife to show for it. [... more » ]