Golf News for Friday, May 25, 2007
In observance of Memorial Day, the WorldGolf Wire will not be published Monday, May 28. Please join us in honoring the men and women who have paid the ultimate price to ensure our freedom. [... more » ]
It took sudden death to determine the champion of the AT&T Classic, but there was no question Titleist would be the winner's brand of choice. Zach Johnson topped fellow Titleist ambassador Ryuji Imada. [... more » ]
"Neither team had more than a 1-up advantage through the match. We witnessed some great shots. It was an excellent unveiling," said Craig Hartle, director of golf at The Georgia Tech Club, which is managed by Troon Golf. [... more » ]
"After spending time designing a bag with perfect pockets, weight and stability, we want to hang on to this design and not try to change it every six months,” said Jeff Herold, President, West Coast Trends Inc. [... more » ]
"This notable achievement can be attributed to the performance characteristics of the distinctive three-pronged Zero Friction Golf Tee design," said Bob White, Sales Director of Excel Golf Products. [... more » ]
"Largely due to the great success of the IROD Hybrid, most everyone now knows that graphite shafts specifically designed for hybrid clubs deliver greater performance," said Jim McIntosh, tour representative for UST. [... more » ]
The winner, playing her Mexico C-Thru Grip, was the top rated player for 2006 according to the Rolex Rankings. She successfully defended her title in this tournament by shooting an 18-under-par 270. [... more » ]
SK Fiber Golf, the manufacturer of internationally popular high performance graphite golf shafts, has only recently signed a distributor agreement with Tim Johnson of Utopia Golf in New Zealand. [... more » ]
LPGA players qualify for the ADT Championship through the LPGA Playoffs 2007, which is a yearlong competitive structure that splits the official LPGA season into two halves, and ends at the ADT Championship. [... more » ]
"The PGA is delighted to welcome the PGA Tour's broad based sponsorship of tournaments for our member professionals," said Joe Steranka who is currently the PGA of America Chief Executive Officer. [... more » ]
"As an athlete, you want to be able to perform your best under any conditions, and I feel Dunning Golf’s luxury performance apparel system allows me to do that," said Zach Johnson, winner of the Masters. [... more » ]
"We are delighted to add Chris to our staff," said Jennifer King, President of KZG. "His background, experience, expertise and enthusiasm make him well suited to be part of the excitement at KZG." [... more » ]
"I've decided to have two Vice Captains Designate. Two guys that I feel I have good chemistry with," said European Ryder Cup Captain Nick Faldo. Europe will bid to make it four consecutive Ryder Cup victories. [... more » ]
Brad Bryant continued his rapid ascent in the latest Charles Schwab Cup standings with his victory last week at the Regions Charity Classic. He moved into third place, trailing only Jay Haas and Hale Irwin. [... more » ]
Hank Kuehne's missed the cut in the last two PGA Tour events he's played. He hasn't finished above 135th this season and his highest finish last year was a tie for 49th. Think Kuehne cares? Think again. [... more » ]
As recently noted by my esteemed yet youthful colleague Brandon Tucker, it seems every state is trying to cobble together some sort of ad hoc golf trail. Tucker points out that some of these trails are more like points in a constellation than stops along a logically ordered trail. [... more » ]
"Everyone at World Golf Tour feels privileged to connect such generous sponsors with top educational charities through this tournament," said YuChiang Cheng, the CEO of World Golf Tour. [... more » ]