Golf News for Friday, May 4, 2007
Having played graphite iron shafts for over five years, the Champion made a switch to True Temper's Dynalite Gold and dialed in his irons. The Champion fired four rounds in the 60's to claim his victory. [... more » ]
"The word is out on Tour that Epic is long, offers incredible feel, and is noticeably more accurate than other graphite shafts," said Chad Hall, the current director of marketing for True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"Every course in America has scratch players, but that doesn’t mean they can make a dime playing professional golf," said Rick Rhoden, former major-league baseball pitcher and golfer on the Celebrity Players Tour. [... more » ]
On the PGA Tour last year Chris DiMarco finished an impressive solo second to Tiger Woods at the British Open and tied for 9th at the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship. [... more » ]
"The V1 platform allows us to deliver personalized one on one instruction," said GOLF Magazine Editor David Clarke. "The V1 Pro system is the #1 swing analysis system in golf and is a preferred technology partner." [... more » ]
"On April 2 the Wall Street Journal commented of Golfweek.com that 'Of all the magazine Web sites, this one is the most user-friendly and informative.' " said Al Snow, director of marketing for Golfweek. [... more » ]
"Stan Utley is one of the premier short game instructors in the game of golf – and we are excited to be able to partner along with him," said Mike Olsen, Managing Director of Science and Motion Sports LLC. [... more » ]
"Golf Retirement Plus sponsorship is a natural fit for the PGA Trade-In Network. It’s at the heart of what the whole initiative is about; giving PGA Professionals access to tools and services," said PGA Professional Leigh Bader. [... more » ]
Among the sponsors for this year's ING Media Awards are Explanar, Nicklaus Golf, TaylorMade-adidas Golf and Tour Edge Golf. Each has sponsored one of a dozen categories in the awards program. [... more » ]
"The PGA Golf Club is very excited to have hosted the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship over the past 10 years," said Bud Taylor, PGA director of golf at The PGA Golf Club. [... more » ]
"It's a wide open and big course," said the University of Georgia Golf Course's PGA Director of Golf, Dave Cousart. "There is no residential development around the course so it is 220 acres of pure golf." [... more » ]
How much fatter and inactive are we going to get? There are hippos I saw recently in South Africa starting to feel threatened. I thought this epidemic was confined to the USA, but even Europe is realizing they can't fit into their slim Armani/Exchange denims as easy. Meanwhile on the golf course, caddies cost too much so we ride economically-efficient golf carts instead, despite the added pleasure caddies bring to a round of golf. [... more » ]
Padraig Harrington should be careful what he wishes for, even in jest. He claimed the "revolutionary" shaft on his new putter - so new he doesn't even know its name - is so good the PGA authorities should ban it. [... more » ]
The Ryder, Wanamaker and Dye Courses of The PGA Golf Club, The PGA of America's first owned and operated golf facility, have all earned "excellent" ratings for Zagat's America's Top Golf Courses 2007/08. [... more » ]
"I am grateful for this recognition from such a respected magazine and honored to be included with this outstanding peer group," says Troyanoski. "I'd like to thank my staff and Castle & Cooke." [... more » ]