Golf News for Monday, February 5, 2007
Podcast host Dave Berner raps with National Golf Editor Tim McDonald about Pinehurst and other top golf resorts in North Carolina. Senior Writer Chris Baldwin on the top golf resorts Arizona. And, in this week's " On Course" commentary, what if your average duffer could afford all the golf toys at the PGA Merchandise Show? [... more » ]
"We not only wanted to be a part of the fastest growing segments of the golf equipment industry, we wanted to improve upon that technology to design a hybrid that is the easiest to hit," says David Witkoski, director of new product development. [... more » ]
"We wanted to produce a sleek, modern look with flowing lines that could be played by golfers of all levels," said company president Eric Yeh. "The 658 delivers looks and performance without sacrificing feel." [... more » ]
Beginning in 2007, the playoff format for the U.S. Women's Open will be changed to a three-hole aggregate total immediately following the end of regulation play, the United States Golf Association has announced. [... more » ]
The Vermont Golf Association’s first major competition for the 2007 golf season, the Four-Ball Tournament, will take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 5th and 6th. The format will be two-man team with 36 holes, best-ball stroke play. [... more » ]
"A golf ball is more likely to be lost than worn out and with so many of them going astray, it makes environmental sense and economic sense for golfers to reuse them," said Gary Krueger, President, PG Professional Golf. [... more » ]
Mike Davis, Director of Instruction of the Walters Golf Academy was honored with the prestigious recognition of being among the top 100 golf instructors in America at ceremonies held at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. [... more » ]
"It was a true collaborative effort by the entire staff and we certainly appreciate the recognition by such a prestigious publication as GolfWorld magazine," said Teresa Weston, Director of Retail for Walters Golf. [... more » ]
"Scott Hoch will be a tremendous representative of Adams Golf. We are proud to have a player of his caliber and winning track record join our staff of tour players," said Chip Brewer, Adams Golf President and CEO. [... more » ]
Driver is Chairman-Southeast of Goldman, Sachs and Co., a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. He is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of Texas Law School. [... more » ]
As we look back and recognize the contributions of such black golfers as Charlie Sifford, Lee Elder, Teddy Rhodes, Calvin Peete and others, at least the next generation can look back and know that the lone African-American on the Tour left the competition in shambles. [... more » ]
Anyone who's been anywhere near South Florida in the last week has run into hordes of one of the most annoying species on earth: fair-weather Chicago Bears fans. They've clogged the fairways of golf courses as far north as Palm Beach and their attitude is the worst in wishy washness. [... more » ]