Golf News for Monday, May 21, 2007
Lorena Ochoa's cousin, Jonathan, and Christopher Vitiello talk about their documentary film about the hottest golfer on the LPGA Tour. Golf is on the up in El Paso, Texas, says Chris Baldwin. And Tim McDonald reviews the new TaylorMade Burner - "For $300 I think it's a heck of a driver. [... more » ]
"Pro players around the world rely on Lamkin grips to give them a competitive advantage, and we're very excited with three tour victories," says Bob Lamkin, president and CEO of Lamkin Corporation. [... more » ]
Westwood holed a 40-foot putt for par on the final hole to seal the title, not to mention the fate of the PING prototype putter that found its way from Calcavecchia's doghouse into Westwood's trophy room. [... more » ]
"The new geometries of high MOI drivers [are] helping the golfer to achieve more consistent control off the tee," said Dave Brennan, Publisher of Golf Tips Media Group, in relation to the new guide. [... more » ]
"We feel golf is an incredible way to accomplish a family bond; not only is it a lifelong sport but golf also teaches children crucial life lessons," Bernie Friedrich, vice president of BOYNE's golf operations. [... more » ]
Adidas, Aureus, Kia Kaha and Nike Golf will be featured during the 20-minute runway show. Volunteer models from ING membership and staff will stroll the runway wearing selections from the four companies. [... more » ]
"Our goal is for every attendee to return from the PGA Fall Expo armed with a fresh merchandise mix for spring 2008, knowledge of trends and outside factors impacting their business," said Show Manager Ed Several. [... more » ]
Under perilous picturesque skies and from the back tees, 67-year old Jack Nicklaus entertained the folks in attendance like it was his first time ever doing something like this. The atmosphere was sublime. [... more » ]
"Adding Accu-length was an easy choice for us. Our objective as a company is to provide access to the most innovative and value-laden products we can find," said Jeff Chew, Founder of Greenside Golf, S.L. [... more » ]
"Golf Fusion has given me a powerful tool to successfully manage my membership at a high-level private club" said Martin Chuck, Director of Golf at ArrowCreek Country Club located in Reno, Nevada. [... more » ]
"Golf Fusion has helped us expand our Tour tremendously. It used to take hours to prepare for events but their system has reduced our workload by 70-80%" said Eve Bonham, CKG's Executive Director. [... more » ]
"We are confident that Joan, Sally and Tami will be able to use their contacts and represent keri golf as a distinctly feminine, fashion-forward brand," says Keri Murschell, the company’s founder and principal designer. [... more » ]
"We are looking forward to his leadership and believe that he will lead the NCGA to greater success and help us provide outstanding services to our members and the golf community," said NCGA President Dean Bartee. [... more » ]
"I am so excited to join the Versus Golf family. I have always admired Scott (President) on how successful he was in branding his two previous golf companies. It seems Scott is always on the cutting edge," said Smoot. [... more » ]
"With national at-school golf programs already in place at elementary schools during the school year, we are now focusing on Junior Golf Schools and Junior Golf Camps,” said James Pugliese, founder of The Better Golf Academy. [... more » ]
Whenever Zach Johnson wins a tournament, the guy who loses it becomes a bigger story. This is understandable when it's Tiger Woods at the Masters. But Ryuji Imada at the second-thought, secondary-field AT&T Classic? [... more » ]
Two-part blog here, to mark my return from real life's intrusions. First, did you see that Ryo Ishikawa fired a 7-bird, 1-boge final round in Japan to win the Munsingwear? Ishikawa is, like, 18, dude. [... more » ]