Golf News for Thursday, June 14, 2007
"Our PGA Professionals on-staff are trained to be patient and understanding with children, as they acquire and enhance the skills needed to play and grow," said Bud Taylor, PGA director of golf, PGA Golf Properties/FL. [... more » ]
Besides two rounds of tournament play Aug. 13 and 14 at The Resort Course, couples can enjoying some privacy at the Spa Coeur d’Alene, which been named "The World’s Most Romantic Spa". [... more » ]
The AAA Four Diamond designated hotel is inviting guests to experience labor of a different kind with the "Labor in Luxury" special rate, available select days this September, including Labor Day weekend. [... more » ]
Callaway Golf repurchased approximately 1.82 million shares at an average of $15.69 for a total cost of $28.6 million. That program has been canceled and superseded by a new $100.0 million stock repurchase program. [... more » ]
"The aim of the Golf Business Forum is to share incisive information about the golf market and benefit from each other's experience and expertise," said Andrea Sartori, head of KPMG's specialist Golf Advisory Services Team. [... more » ]
"We are very excited to team up with Marriott Golf and introduce Accu-Length junior golf clubs to families participating in the ‘Kids Golf-4-Free’ program," said Rick Rutter, President, OnTrack Sports. [... more » ]
Azinger, Clarke, Leonard and rest of the 2007 Buick Open field will compete for a record $4.9 million purse, including an $882,000 first prize and a 2008 Buick Enclave. Tiger Woods said he intends to play. [... more » ]
Oluseyi Badmos, who is the new International Pairs licence holder for Nigeria and organised the event, said: "The competition is a new innovation to us in Nigeria, and everybody that played the one-off qualifier was excited." [... more » ]
"Anytime you can help someone's game so much and get players excited about the most sought after club in the bag strictly on performance, you know you have something," said Josh Trivett, Nickent Director of Tour Operations. [... more » ]
"We see this policy of environmental responsibility fitting very well alongside the huge economic and social value of the competition, enabling us to show its true sustainability," said Richard Hills, Ryder Cup Director. [... more » ]
"If you have dry turf you have good turf.," said Brian Yoder, the Hills/Forrest partner directing The Oaks project, who decided on the SeaIsle Supreme. "Superintendents like us because we put a lot of drainage in." [... more » ]
"We welcome Tommy to our Tour Staff. We’re not just adding a Reality Show contestant to our staff, he’s a proven champion and has the game to be successful at every level," said Chip Brewer, Adams Golf CEO. [... more » ]
"Carlton Wade's mastery of landscape photography is astounding," said Heine, Star Ranch's general manager. "Each photo I see on his blog gets better and better, and we feel it's time we updated our golf course photo gallery." [... more » ]
"I want more people of color to feel comfortable on the golf course. Our historical contributions deserve to be included in the overall landscape of the sport," said Wendell J. Haskins, founder of the Original Tee Golf Classic. [... more » ]
A metaphor has been thrown around a bit recklessly this week by the media. I've seen it especially on the Golf Channel a little too much: likening Oakmont Country Club and what it will take to win here and the blue collar work ethic of the nearby Steel City. [... more » ]
Before he holed his double bogey putt, Mickelson was crouched on the green, head in hands. He might have been reading the line, but he was also probably remembering Roberto DiVicenzo, who uttered this after his notorious Masters scorecard gaffe in '68: "What a stupid I am." [... more » ]