Golf News for Friday, May 18, 2007
"The Play Golf America Day will be a great start to the week. Not only will local fans be able to participate in a family-friendly golf atmosphere but they also may get free instruction," said Ron Schmid of the Carolinas PGA Section. [... more » ]
"The PGA of America's Community Relations Program, which is a part of our Championship experience, reaches out and touches new audiences annually," said PGA of America President Brian Whitcomb. [... more » ]
"I would like to personally thank everyone involved in making this program such a success. It speaks volumes for the spirit of the players who participated," said Harris MacNeill, President of Champ. [... more » ]
"We have a brand new 1,800-square-foot indoor facility that’s perfect," said Mark Crabtree, Louisville’s Men’s Head Golf Coach. "Players Turf constructed an exceptional practice putting green." [... more » ]
"The tools that have been used for years are not effective, and the education and training that courses have been providing members and players with, simply doesn't work," said Danny Edwards, CEO, GreenFix Golf. [... more » ]
The Sunday River Golf Club has 18 self-contained fairways that the Maine State Golf Association has said are “among the widest in Maine”. There are four sets of tees on each hole set at varying elevations and angles. [... more » ]
"It is with a great deal of pleasure that our Association's National Championship will showcase its finest playing professionals at Reynolds Plantation," said PGA of America President Brian Whitcomb. [... more » ]
Ten students were awarded the scholastic scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each, May 11, at the PGA Education Center in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The scholarship money will be donated to the respective universities. [... more » ]
"The whole island is such a special place. I had my family including some of my grandchildren there in 2001. I'm really looking forward to coming back," Said Player looking forward to the 68th Senior PGA Championship. [... more » ]
"This is the best championship that we compete in each year and I am proud to be a part of it," said senior Jason Still, a Business Administration major at Florida A&M University, who carded a tournament-low 6-under-par 66. [... more » ]
"It's a traditional style golf course in a desert community," said John Creaney, PGA director of golf at Las Vegas Country Club. "We are excited to host the best junior talent from the region, if not the country." [... more » ]
"PGA Free Lesson Month is the personal connection that you, the player, may develop toward sustaining a relationship with a PGA Professional," said PGA Director of Instruction Rick Martino at the PGA Learning Center. [... more » ]
Ashleigh Simon is a young, female golfer in South Africa who just announced she is turning pro. Almost in the same sentence, she announced she is signing with IMG, a professional sports management agency, Nike and Golf Digest ("exclusive media partner"). And, oh yeah, something called SuperSport, too. All proud partners. [... more » ]
I went to high school with former Major League Baseball player Al Martin. After graduating, I knew he had gone to the minors and I kept an eye on his progress, until he made it to the roster of my favorite team, the Pittsburgh Pirates. [... more » ]
"The PGA's partnership with Georgetown College enables top graduating Scholars to draw upon their strong leadership abilities and life skills," said Joe Steranka, chief executive officer of The PGA of America. [... more » ]