Golf News for Tuesday, April 24, 2007
"Our goal is to exceed golfers expectations of the course, and to do this, we’re working hard to deliver pristine conditioning.," said Laura Rippy, general manager of Pawleys Plantation. [... more » ]
"Our company and facilities remain committed to continue to be leaders in the Grow the Game movement and GolfBC Free Lesson Month is an opportunity for us to introduce all golfers to a chance to learn and improve their game," said Andy Hedley, VP of Operations, GolfBC British Columbia. [... more » ]
"We’re consistently putting high numbers of our hybrids in play each week on the three major professional tours and last week was definitely a highlight," said Max Puglielli, director of Adams Golf tour operations. [... more » ]
"Our driver shafts scored first, second- and third-place in same week on the PGA Tour, and I cannot remember the last time a graphite shaft company had that level of success," said Jim McIntosh for UST. [... more » ]
While Nick Watney was relying upon the New Pro V1x golf ball and 14 Titleist clubs for his success, veteran Jay Haas was successfully defending his Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf title in a playoff. [... more » ]
"Japan is a very important strategic market for Nicklaus Golf Equipment, and we are thrilled to have Cizen USA. Inc. represent Mr. Nicklaus and our equipment company," said Bob Kelly CEO of Nicklaus Golf Equipment. [... more » ]
"Upright Golf accepts the challenge of "ending the bending in golf" and this new Upright Clubholder compliments our growing line of senior and adaptive golf playing aids," said Jim Egli, owner of UPRIGHT Golf. [... more » ]
"Dean is such a grinder. He has played on four tours on several continents to reach this point in his career. We at Excel are proud to play a small part in his success," said Mike Herron, Excel Golf Products. [... more » ]
"The AJGA is very pleased to announce this new agreement with Bass Pro Shops, which will bring a national junior golf tournament to the Springfield area," said Jason Etzen, AJGA Executive Vice President of Corporate Partnerships. [... more » ]
" Courses find, after extensive due diligence, that their peer's success is a direct result of our premium solutions and hands down elect to go with UpLink," said Mike Cronin, senior vp of sales and marketing. [... more » ]
"Whether guests are looking to test their skills on the golf course, unwind in the spa, relax by the pool or hike and bike the miles of marked trails, Rocky Gap offers something for everyone," said Grambley. [... more » ]
"I was really nervous all day, but I was able to build the lead early," said Collier. "So, I’m just relieved to be done; I was just hoping to play well and, with the conditions, I’m really excited to win." [... more » ]
"I focused on hitting greens today, just putting it in the center of the green and two-putting," said David Sanders of Mt. Laurel, N.J., after firing a final round of 2-under-par 70 at Treyburn Country Club. [... more » ]
In part two of my blog series, "Turning tournaments into freak shows via sponsor exemptions", I argue it's time for the LPGA, not PGA Tour to give teen idol/golf nut Justin Timberlake a sponsor's exemption. [... more » ]
The Executive Women's Golf Association has come up with a program whereby courses can earn special "women-friendly" designations. It's a big deal because, as golf industry execs keep telling us, women are one of the fastest growing segments in the game. Here are some of the criteria ... [... more » ]
Grand Hyatt Kaua'i Resort & Spa (Poipu Bay), Princeville Hotel and Kaua‘i Marriott Resort & Beach Club (Kaua'i Lagoons)– were additionally cited for excellence in numerous ZAGAT subcategories. [... more » ]