Golf News for Friday, March 23, 2007
Accu-Length Expandable Junior Golf Clubs has rapidly moved to the forefront of the junior golf club market because of its one-of-a-kind spacer system, which enables the club to lengthen and grow as the child grows. [... more » ]
"These products are an ideal fit for golf shop sales," said Bill McIntosh, Cedar Key Trading Co.'s GM. "We want to give golf shop buyers an opportunity to personally evaluate the styling, finishing detail, and margin opportunity." [... more » ]
"PGA Free Fitting & Trade-Up Month gives PGA Professionals a platform to remind the golfing public how important equipment fitting is to the total game experience," said Brian Whitcomb, PGA of America President. [... more » ]
Of particular note in 2007 is a change to the Open Championship format; the implementation of a GAP Tournament Handicap System; the 50th anniversary of the Father-Son Tournament and the creation of a Super-Senior Silver Cross. [... more » ]
In recent "Hands-On" player testing administered nationally by Golfing Magazine, their new Emc² Irons were awarded a "Players' Choice" Award, for the Highest Reader's Rating in the "Best Feel" category. [... more » ]
"I am thrilled to be recognized by my peers and the golf industry as the PCS Clubmaker of the Year," said Lou Ullrich of Memphis, Tennessee. "This is truly an award I will cherish for many years to come." [... more » ]
As the USA tends to get stock of new products before the UK, the Golfalot Price Index shows how new stock increases the Index as the older items drop out in favour of their newer replacements. [... more » ]
"It's a user experience that can't be matched anywhere on the Web," said Sports Illustrated Group Editor Terry McDonell. "It's gratifying to bring everything a golfer or fan of the game would need onto one platform." [... more » ]
"We’ve taught a lot of schools and a lot of students over the years, and we’ve seen firsthand how the left-handed student often gets short-changed," said Nick Krumpis, co-founder of the academy along with Seth Glasco. [... more » ]
"This tournament is one of the most significant events we do at Peek'n Peak. It brings national exposure to our resort and to the region, and it's a real pleasure," said Brad Gravink, General Manager of Peek'n Peak. [... more » ]
"Joe possesses the credentials and leadership skills to take on this assignment, " said KemperSports President and COO Steve Skinner. Joe Wisocki IV's career spans more than 18 years in the golf industry. [... more » ]
Jay Haas didn't earn any Charles Schwab Cup points at last week's AT&T Champions Classic when he tied for 22nd. And that allowed Loren Roberts, who lost in a playoff to Tom Purtzer, to close the gap on Haas. [... more » ]
Oh dear, Tiger Woods is using the 'P' word again. Last week it was his whole game that was "pathetic". This time he identified putting as the root of his problem. It was clearly the same for other Doral old hands who, playing a lot from memory, were thrown by new greens. Tiger for one found several holes playing completely opposite to the way he remembered. [... more » ]
You'd think the Cheap Bastard was German the way he loves David Hasselhoff (I'm actually Jamaican). But seriously, how can you not love the Hoff? He's got the acting ability to make William Shatner feel as though he's being lazy, and a voice that can sink a thousand ships. [... more » ]
"In my management career, I have never seen such extraordinary generosity from a membership in benefit of their employees," said Thomas M. Murphy, general manager The Vintage Club in Indian Wells, CA. [... more » ]
"VTech has been a part of Step Up Network for a few years, but now we're accelerating our service to the organization on behalf of our LPGA team," said Tom Bacon, Sr. Director, Marketing, VTech Communications. [... more » ]