Golf News for Wednesday, March 7, 2007
"One hundred percent of the golfers with whom we have done HTEC-Launch Monitor Fittings have increased their driving distance, with an average increase of over 20 yards," said John Nakashima, founder of Nakashima Golf. [... more » ]
"We have a lot of new equipment, including drivers, irons and balls that are really exciting our customers. It’s going to be a fun season," said Edwin Watts, president and co-founder of Edwin Watts Golf. [... more » ]
"We do not pay any player in the world to use this stuff, but we continue to dominate these events, which really says something special about the SMT brand," said Mike Tait, SMT Golf owner and clubhead designer. [... more » ]
"We always look forward to going to the PCS meeting every year," said Peerless’ Managing Director Jeff Jackson. "This year Peerless will be offering many more new products than in the past." [... more » ]
"The Futures Tour is a vital part of our marketing plan," said Harris MacNeill, President of Champ. "All of these women are trying to get their LPGA Tour cards. Our goal is to provide them with equipment." [... more » ]
"When golfers play with clubs that fit, they play better and enjoy the game," said Jennifer King, President of KZG, the #1 Custom ProLine. "In the end, it’s a win-win for everyone who loves golf." [... more » ]
"We are here to provide the customer whatever is needed to do the job, no matter the vehicle, application or demands of their particular situation," said Allen Evans, Manager of Custom Vehicle Applications. [... more » ]
"Our belief is that GPS coordinate data should be available for FREE, but most of our competitors do not even supply the actual coordinates, even after you have paid for the courses," said Frank DeBenedetti, founder of GolfTraxx. [... more » ]
Izzo Golf was on the bag for victories at the Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona and the Mayakoba Golf Classic played in Mexico. Izzo is relied upon by well over 100 professional caddies worldwide. [... more » ]
"Our unique clubs hit regular golf balls and the complete set includes a chipping/pitching mat, an indoor putting cup and three Almost Golf practice balls," said Lou Oberman, President of Short Game Travel Clubs Inc. [... more » ]
"Hawktree will enjoy enhanced incremental revenue this year as we head into spring with the entire year's promotional events ready for automatic email delivery," said Kevin Strom, Marketing Specialist at Legendary Marketing. [... more » ]
There's a moment during your backswing that evokes such high concentration, it feels almost like meditation. It's powerful. But beyond that, golf invites you to get together with a few of your best friends and go outside to play ... just like your mother always told you to when you were a girl. [... more » ]
Looking ahead to my two-week trip to Ireland and Norther Ireland, I was probably looking forward to Royal County Down the most. So when I showed up on Monday for my afternoon tee time, I tried to shake off the fact that winds were picking up and ominous clouds loomed over the mountains of Mourn. [... more » ]
Once upon a time, drivers were all about materials, mainly titanium and various alloys thereof. Then the Soviet Union collapsed, and titanium flooded the market. (OK, I don't know for sure if the two events were related, but the first titanium used in clubs was billed as coming from Soviet tanks.) [... more » ]
The awards will recognize one golf publication and one golf product or service, and will be determined by vote of ING Conference attendees. The 17th Annual ING Spring Conference will be at Turning Stone Resort & Casino. [... more » ]
"We are very excited about this award," said Stephen Ready, President & CEO of VCT. VCT was honored with the "2006 Membership Marketing Product of the Year" award for its MemberReach marketing program. [... more » ]
"We're proposing new restrictions on groove configurations to maintain the element of skill at the game's highest level. In the other case, we're relaxing standards of adjustability," said Dick Rugge, USGA Senior Technical Director. [... more » ]
"By limiting the amount of spin that can be generated for shots from the rough, we hope to place greater emphasis on accuracy and the skill required to recover from the rough," said David Rickman, R&A Director of Rules. [... more » ]