Golf News for Friday, March 30, 2007
"The Tour AD Quattro Tech is a fine addition to our lineup of ultra-premium graphite shafts and upholds Graphite Design’s tradition of technical innovation and superior craftsmanship," said Victor Afable for Graphite Design. [... more » ]
"This V2 shaft’s energy release at impact is unbelievable!" said Nyle Pruitt, who has won seven professional Long Drive titles. "The Proforce V2 is, by far, the most consistent long drive shaft I’ve ever played." [... more » ]
"It is extremely gratifying for Circling Raven Golf Club to rated the No. 1 course in Idaho by Golfweek, which is regarded as one of the nation’s top golf magazines," said David Lasarte, CEO of Circling Raven Golf Club. [... more » ]
"Over the past year, we’ve enhanced all 100 bunkers, expanded the practice facility and implemented an aggressive turf maintenance program," said Al Martell, Vice President of Golf Properties for Castle & Cooke. [... more » ]
"We strive at being one of the best club-fitting shops in the region and that focus has made a difference in growing our business," said Casey Baker, vice-president and head of Golf Shop Operations for Miles of Golf. [... more » ]
Aureus uses the finest fabrics and materials, including Mercerized Egyptian cotton, Fine Silk and Spanish Merino Wool. Among the new innovative Aureus styles are the Gel-Print Polo, Raw Silk Camp, and 3-in-1 Windshirt. [... more » ]
"This is something new for us, for EDS and the PGA TOUR," said Paul Teutul, Sr., founder of Orange County Choppers. "We've never built three identical theme bikes at the same time before, much less for such an important purpose." [... more » ]
One out of every four golfers teeing off Thursday was born outside the U. S. There are 36 golfers representing 17 foreign countries in the Shell Houston Open, which has a long tradition of international winners. [... more » ]
"The sweepstakes is a non-traditional, but effective approach for reaching out to consumers and giving them a broader understanding of the brand," said Ken Shwartz, CEO, AHEAD, about the chopper give-away. [... more » ]
"I believe that the art of putting is under-served, both in terms of its impact on your golf game and its potential to brighten your life," said Sean C. Weir,’s founder and executive editor. [... more » ]
"We’re anxious to see what the coming months bring, as it’ll be the first time golfers see our course with the prevailing spring weather conditions," said Jason Fargo, general manager of The Beeches. [... more » ]
Mark Adam, president of EIGCA, said, "The EIGCA is committed to the promotion of environmentally friendly and sensitive design and believes it to be a cornerstone of our profession." [... more » ]
"It's been fun," Buchen said. "The whole process was enjoyable." Buchen is a third-generation golf course superintendent who managed golf courses for 26 years, then started his consulting business in 1996. [... more » ]
Northern Michigan is my favorite golf destination due to its mix of beauty, abundance and value. The panelists at Golf Digest seem to back me up in their Top 100 Public courses (We don't spend much time on the private clubs here at my equal opportunity blog). Seven courses in the Wolverine State check into the Top 40 alone, with nine total on the list. [... more » ]
While the Golf Blogger Survivors work on their latest Secret Word, I thought I'd take a look at what some of our other faves were up to: The Tavistock Cup gets some of The Principal's Nose's famed irreverence. The Armchair Golfer had a very enjoyable conversation - with legendary U.S. Open champion Jack Fleck. [... more » ]
"In the West and South, given the extended season, the average golf course can expect 297 playable days a year vs. the 226 days in the Northeast and Midwest," said David Friedberg, CEO of WeatherBill. [... more » ]