Golf News for Monday, October 22, 2007
"Golfweek's list of the best new courses is a fascinating cross-section of what it takes today to have an impact in a tough market," said Bradley S. Klein, director of Golfweek's Best Courses program. [... more » ]
"Every time you win it is a special feeling, but this has something extra attached to it. I think when you have a goal that is going to take a year to achieve and you achieve it then it is a special feeling," said Lundberg. [... more » ]
The Handa Cup pits U.S.-born LPGA Legends professionals versus a team of World Legends professionals in an international match play competition. The event will take place in Florida this year. [... more » ]
"In today’s challenging marketplace, the GCBAA remains committed to expanding awareness of its members and their respective companies," said Executive Director Paul Foley, Golf Course Builders Association of America. [... more » ]
Despite the reporting of harder economic times ahead, the golf retail industry seems to be holding its own. Having recently visited the Munich Golf Show, all the main manufacturers have a strong range of new products. [... more » ]
"We are excited to release this new yellow MultiCompound grip," said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. "The MultiCompound has become one of Golf Pride’s best selling grips." [... more » ]
Mary Lou teed up her Volvik white crystal ball on the 7th hole at Willowbrook Country Club in Indiana. Using her Taylor Made Rescue 5 club, she watched as her ball flew straight at the flag and into the cup. [... more » ]
Sponsored by BASF, The Chemical Company, the calendar is mailed to more than 30,000 TurfNet subscribers in the golf course maintenance industry, with roughly 2,000 being handed out at various industry events. [... more » ]
John McPhee, director of golf marketing and services at Toro, said, "Toro is proud to extend our relationship with the NGCOA. We will continue to create value for our customers and their members." [... more » ]
"Adding courses such as Falcon Ridge to our roster solidifies ProLink's position as the GPS industry leader while driving even greater value to our on-screen advertisers," said Lawrence D. Bain, CEO of ProLink Solutions. [... more » ]
"The I GOTCHA Ball Retriever pays for itself over and over. It doesn't take long to recoup your investment with the price of golf balls today," said Jim Light, president and founder of Pro Line Sports. [... more » ]
While it may be silly season to some golf fans, golf bloggers are still on a roll, including one who asks who had the better season: Tiger Woods or Lorena Ochoa? [... more » ]
Sure it's the "silly season", but Mike Weir is surely giddy over his performance over the last month - first beating Tiger Woods at the Presidents Cup -and now winning the Frys Open. [... more » ]
These 96 junior golfers, ages 12-18, hail from 23 states and three foreign countries. The honorees will be formally presented this distinction at the Rolex Junior All-America Awards Banquet on November 18. [... more » ]
"We couldn't accomplish this if it were not for thousands of volunteers who work each year at our event," said Steve Timms, president of Houston Golf Association. The donation exceeded two million dollars. [... more » ]
"We're excited to host this event and proud to help out the Stetson golf program," said Matt Payne, Victoria Hills Head Professional. "Ticket sales have been brisk and the public's support is greatly appreciated." [... more » ]