Golf News for Friday, June 1, 2007
"We feel the only way to truly be the King of Hybrids is to offer everyone a club and distance they are looking for," said Nickent Director of Marketing Jon Claffey, referring to their range of hybrids. [... more » ]
"We congratulate Rory on a terrific victory," said Mike Cheng, president of Harrison, about Sabbatini's win. "The technology that went into the Mugen shafts is unlike any other golf shaft on the market today. " [... more » ]
"The PGA TOUR Partners are highly restrictive on what golf equipment ever receives testing, so we’re naturally very pleased our Akira API Forged Irons made the grade,” said Mike Matheny of Eastern Golf Company. [... more » ]
"We’re all so excited to get our putters into the marketplace. We know they outperform any other putter, our testing has proven it.," said master craftsman and Chief Designer Bruce Sizemore of The Sizemore Collection. [... more » ]
"They have designed custom headcovers for our Red Hot Chili Pepper and El Diablo clubs," said Lance Reader, Founder/President Krank Golf. "Our new Ni-TRIX putters will also carry headcovers they customized for us." [... more » ]
"This was just the time to go our separate ways," Bechtol said. "I have enjoyed working with Randy, and we have had a lot of fun together. There are things that I want to do outside just the building of golf courses." [... more » ]
"To play well this week means a lot," said Coston. "Basically, because it's the PGA Championship — whether it's the regular or Senior PGA — it's a great opportunity for guys that are in the program." [... more » ]
One more fully exempt place could be awarded following the close of this week's Memorial Tournament on the PGA Tour, if the winner is not already fully exempt and it is his second Tour win since last April 24. [... more » ]
"The goal of Women’s Golf Week is to introduce more women to the wonderful game of golf and help them to become comfortable on the golf course," said Brian Whitcomb, PGA of America president. [... more » ]
"The ING Conference is also a great way to develop mutually beneficial relationships in the golf industry," said Jim Collins, CEO of the PGMA. "The contacts we make through ING will be very beneficial to the PGMA." [... more » ]
"He brings a great deal of energy and experience and we are thrilled to have him as part of the Yamaha Golf-Car Company leadership team," said Yamaha Golf-Car Company president Rocky Atarashi. [... more » ]
"Tim has a well-established network of contacts at high-profile clubs and resorts throughout the state," said Ralph Dunning, founder of Dunning Golf company and still active as its principal designer. [... more » ]
"We are excited to have Cara at SouthWood and look forward to the energy and ideas she brings from her experiences in academia," said Beth Murphy, the General Manager for SouthWood Golf Club. [... more » ]
In my book, Michelle Wie pulled a Billy Casper at the Ginn Tribute. Remember this one? The golf great opts for a no-card and disqualified himself at the 2005 Masters instead of posting what would have been a Masters record 34-over-par 106. In a similar way, Wie's withdrawal assures that her abysmal 14-over-par (through 16 holes!) round will never show up on the tournament's rolls. It's like it never happened, although we know it did. [... more » ]
Here's the scenario: whilst reading the June 2007 section called The Shop in Golf Magazine, I noticed that the mag had tested four new drivers for 2007. They went with the Cleveland HiBore XL Tour, the Callaway Fusion FT-5, the Titleist 905R and the Tour Edge Exotics Proto. Major names, all, with the exception of Tour Edge, an up-and-comer. [... more » ]
"This kind of participation in the first year of our Pink-on-the-Links program is fantastic," said Harris MacNeill, President of CHAMP. "I would like to personally thank everyone involved in making this program such a success." [... more » ]