Golf News for Friday, November 2, 2007
"These companies, both category leaders, recognize the tremendous value of the targeted demographic our network delivers," said GPSI President and CEO, Bob Silzer. "This is just the tip of the iceberg." [... more » ]
TaylorMade Golf features five gloves for 2008, including two premium Tour-performance gloves: r7 Tour and the Targa. Both gloves promise to provide players with the ultimate in quality, comfort and fit. [... more » ]
"The newest generation of our product is something that is within reach of most everyone, and it offers an experience that is exciting, helpful and realistic," said Russell Edens, president and CEO of Dancin' Dogg. [... more » ]
"The women on this list are all leaders in their respective fields and I am honored to be included," said Linda Hipp, who is the founder and principal designer of the popular golf and sportswear brand Lija. [... more » ]
"Kaua'i is the island of discovery," said Sue Kanoho, Executive Director of the Kaua'i Visitors Bureau. "There's something special and fun for everyone in the family, and once people visit they will want to come back." [... more » ]
"SouthWood takes great pride in providing kids and women a great environment in which to learn, play and compete. We look forward to excellent turnout," said Beth Murphy, SouthWood’s General Manager. [... more » ]
More than 25,000 golf industry professionals will be expected to attend this year's show in Orlando, which will feature approximately 1,100 exhibitors over more than 300,000 net square feet of exhibit space. [... more » ]
"We are extremely excited to showcase our product to the golf course superintendents in the industry. Superintendents have never had the technology at their fingertips," said Jamey Lewis, VP of Marketing. [... more » ]
"I have had an enjoyable first year on the European Tour and I am thrilled to team up with Sportyard as I know the demands on both my golf and my time will only increase," said German golfer Martin Kaymer. [... more » ]
"The NCGC brings together students, faculty and alumni to compete for their university and against other colleges and universities," said Mike Munson, Collegiate Golf Alliance’s President and CEO. [... more » ]
"I am so excited to play with Heath and represent our country in this world event," said Boo Weekley. "To be able to go play in China and represent everybody -- well, we sure have come a long way." [... more » ]
"With a growing list of worthy contributors we hope here to provide random but meaningful commentary on the game of golf, its future, and maybe a few attempts at insights into the game of life," wrote Bill Bales, CEO of AboutGolf. [... more » ]
This is what I loathe about the modern-day athlete. They're not so much people as they are "brands." They're mostly just symbols working hand in hand with business trying to get us to buy more cereal, toilet paper and hamburgers. [... more » ]
Most golf pros and general managers are unremarkable to mediocre. That's the way it is in almost every profession - golf writers included. [... more » ]
By taking children from the classroom to the practice areas and the golf course, the program teaches safety, etiquette, rules of golf, and integrity--all of which are excellent life skills--as well as the game of golf. [... more » ]