Golf News for Wednesday, August 23, 2006
"We’re committed to being a one-stop supplier for the on-course pro shop," said Datrek VP Harry Murley. "The three bags in this new line address different age groups and different demographics." [... more » ]
Course renovations at Brunswick Plantation & Golf Resort in N.C. are complete and the three nines reopened for play on Aug. 17 to rave reviews. The resort now offers a golf experience that is among the best on the Grand Strand. [... more » ]
Located in Cavan in Ireland's Lakeland region, the Radisson SAS Franham Estate offers 158 bedrooms and suites; an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Jeff Howes is due to open in late 2007. [... more » ]
"We sought to create a true community that embraces the Colorado lifestyle -- casual but refined elegance and an emphasis on activity in one of the world’s best locations for outdoor pursuits," said Bruce Shugart, co-developer of the Porches. [... more » ]
More than 147,000 free lessons were given by PGA professionals nationwide throughout the month of May as part of Play Golf America's PGA Free Lesson Month 2006, which was a record-setting success. [... more » ]
"This was a consolidated effort of our allied organizations and an outstanding group of corporate sponsors, and we look forward to even greater success next year," said Ruffin Beckwith, executive director of Golf 20/20. [... more » ]
The Communion Cup Golf Classic & Jazz Celebration takes place on Monday, Sept. 25, at the Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in Lemont, Ill. A portion of the proceeds from the event benefit the King Center for Nonviolence. [... more » ]
"Edwin Watts is proud to offer our clients a world-class fitting experience with the best custom-fitting software available to the golfing public," said Edwin Watts, head of Edwin Watts Golf. [... more » ]
"TGA combines my personal love for golf and my enjoyment of working with and teaching children. It’s quite fulfilling to see the excitement of the kids when they accomplish something new," said Dave Donlon. [... more » ]
There are a number of players who survived stroke play to make the round of 64 at match play in the US Amateur at Hazeltine Regional, err, National Golf Club. Here they are, in no particular order, with the reasoning they bear watching ... [... more » ]
Harvey Penick once said, "Golf tips are like aspirin. One may do you good, but if you swallow the whole bottle you will be lucky to survive." This poor kid had been force-fed enough golf aspirin to put Tony Montana in a coma, and he's still at an age where he can't even count to par. [... more » ]