Golf News for Monday, January 8, 2007
Noted golf course designer Ron Garl on building a course in Nigeria. Lagos "reminds me of the white sand Florida beaches," Garl said. Also, high-end wineries court golfers, rating politicians' golf games, and wondering why no one noticed Annika Sorenstam's dismal 2006 on the LPGA Tour. [... more » ]
"We are pleased to start the New Year by making this announcement as AT&T continues to enjoy a great relationship with the PGA Tour and especially this Champions Tour event in the Los Angeles market," said Brian Fitzgerald, tournament chairman. [... more » ]
"For the golfer, G-TECH delivers Graphite Design’s tour-proven combination of superior accuracy and distance from tee to green," said Victor Afable, V.P. of sales and marketing for Graphite Design. [... more » ]
"The Homestead and Barton Creek give us two more resorts in eye-catching settings that offer extraordinary amenities including golf, spa, and other outdoor pursuits," said Scott Dalecio, president and CEO of KSL Resorts. [... more » ]
Among the goals of the IPCA are to maintain the highest standards for the profession by setting guidelines for skill and integrity, and to educate the public as well as educating and mentoring those who wish to join the profession. [... more » ]
"We couldn’t think of a better way to give folks the opportunity to play our three championship courses at a special rate and help Brunswick County Assistance at the same time," said Tom Plankers, president of golf at Sea Trail Resort & Conference Center. [... more » ]
"Don was a significant contributor to both the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, winning tournaments on both Tours," said PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem. [... more » ]
The Titleist Performance Institute Golf Fitness Program was specifically designed to teach golf and fitness professionals how to identify and overcome any physical restrictions that are limiting a golfer's potential. [... more » ]
Callaway Golf will be presenting at the ICR XChange Conference on Jan. 10, at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa in Dana Point, Calif. A webcast of the presentation will be on the company's web site. [... more » ]
"We want to continue to be a comfortable golf club -- a place that golfers, families and all residents can enjoy," said Beth Murphy, SouthWood's GM. "SouthWood Golf Club prides itself on being the centerpiece of the community." [... more » ]
Is the FedEx Cup the most important thing to happen to professional golf? Well, no. But there are a lot of rich guys in FedEx suits who seem to want us to think that, so for now, lets just go along with them. [... more » ]
Balmy winter days have become the norm in the Northeast. "The only bad thing about this is that clowns like me ... are finding hard to get weekend tee-times because all of a sudden everyone is a winter golfer," Bogey Lounge writes. "Oh well, it's good for golf or at least for the golf industry." [... more » ]