Golf News for Friday, September 15, 2006
School founder and 1994 PGA Teacher of the Year McLean opens a first-of-its-kind teaching center that includes instructional facilities with a short course, chipping and putting areas, and a driving range. [... more » ]
The event will raise funds for the SemperComm Foundation, which supplies morale-boosting communications and entertainment equipment, software and services to small, overseas remote U.S. military bases. [... more » ]
"This online auction allows us to offer fabulous items and engage more people throughout the country in supporting our cause," says Karen Furtado, president of the EWGA Foundation board of directors. [... more » ]
Porter was appointed CEO of the NCGA in 2004 and immediately embarked upon a plan to improve member services and drive association membership. This plan will be part of his professional legacy. [... more » ]
In his new position, Chris Flynn will be responsible for overseeing all grounds maintenance and operations at the 18-hole facility in Fla., designed by Steve Smyers with player consultant Nick Faldo. [... more » ]
"Our objective is to build, buy, partner or license leading golf accessory brands as a product portfolio," said Mike Hedge, head of ForeFront. "With Burton, we now have another piece of the puzzle." [... more » ]
"The game of golf has been attracting new players who want to look more fashionable and defined, on and off the course. We felt it important to capture this group," said Astra sales director Kara Faust. [... more » ]
There are a few perspicacious souls who foresaw Nicholas Thompson's desperate desire to avoid a return to Q school - he's about $325.000 short of the line - and lumped on him at more than 700. They'll have huge smiles on their faces now he has come down to 25. [... more » ]
Fall golf is here in Michigan, a lovely time to take in the autumn colors and course discounts. The weather starts getting a little spotty, yes, but most courses are offering discounts of 25-45% starting mid-to-late September. Here's some of the season's best picks ... [... more » ]
The Northern California PGA Section and Bob Baldassari, PGA head pro at the Cannon Ridge Golf Club in Fredericksburg, Va., will be honored at the 2006 PGA of America Awards program in January 2007. [... more » ]