Golf News for Thursday, May 10, 2007
"With a hybrid, the ball launches higher and lands softer, so even some of the best players in the world carry a hybrid or two in order to battle the lightning fast greens they face every week,"Jack Nicklaus said. [... more » ]
"The CG12 was designed to optimize spin and enhance the experience of shot-making," said Scott Carlyle, Cleveland Golf’s Business Unit Leader for Wedges. "Players will definitely feel the increased “ZIP” at impact." [... more » ]
"It is a tremendous honor to join the unique properties at The PGA Golf Club as General Manager," said Baldassari, a second-generation PGA member who was General Manager at Cannon Ridge Golf Club. [... more » ]
"I have been working hard on my swing with my coaches over the winter and in recent months and I am delighted it has all come to fruition," said Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño after winning the Telecom Italia Open. [... more » ]
"Winning this Championship last year provided a lot of validation," said Philo, a 41-year-old PGA teaching professional from Amelia Island, Fla., who splits teaching duties between N.Y. and Vermont. [... more » ]
"We decided to add a special color to commemorate 10 years of success with the Last Bag," said Jeff Herold, President, West Coast Trends. "We introduced this rich new color at the PGA Merchandise Show." [... more » ]
"When you drop your bag off at the airline baggage counter or pack it in the trunk of your car, you can feel safe knowing you are protecting your clubs," said Joseph “Jos” Erwin, President Great Divider. [... more » ]
"The Kingspan brand has a good fit with the sport of golf. Kingspan is growing in strength in global markets and golf is one of only a few truly global sports," said Niall Beirne, Marketing Manager, Kingspan Ltd. [... more » ]
The 21st PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship will be conducted May 11-13, with golfers representing 38 historically minority colleges and universities challenging the newly-renovated Ryder and Wanamaker Courses. [... more » ]
"This will be a tremendous opportunity for the four talented junior golfers who earn their way onto this team," said AJGA Executive Director Stephen Hamblin. "It gives the AJGA great pleasure to help our members." [... more » ]
Seven of the top 15 players in the Official World Golf Ranking, representing five different countries, will bid to win a highly prized title on The European Tour International Schedule in Surrey, England. [... more » ]
"She made more birdies than I did," said Rolex Junior All-American Andrew Yun about his partner Kimberley Kim following the round. "We were really grinding, going with the flow and helping each other out." [... more » ]
"We hope each student athlete can take advantage of this great opportunity to gain valuable information and tools from these world-class golf organizations," said PGA of America Chief Executive Officer Joe Steranka. [... more » ]
So Pete Dye had his way with TPC Sawgrass beginning last summer, and the result is a course everyone is whistling over. The difference between the Sawgrass of last year and this is the difference between chalk and cheese. [... more » ]
Last week I wrote about my apprehension about playing the media day at Muirfield Village Golf Club. The host course for the Memorial Tournament is one of Jack Nicklaus' greatest layouts and it is visually intimidating. This year, I determined to try to have fun and not let the daunting nature of the course cow me into playing crappy golf. [... more » ]
"The PGA of America is extremely grateful for the generosity of Llwyd Ecclestone in supporting hundreds of families of PGA Professionals through the scholarships which will be made possible by his gift," said PGA of America President Brian Whitcomb. [... more » ]