Golf News for Friday, June 15, 2007
"With the rapid infiltration of Windows Mobile devices and golf courses worldwide, our customers needed the ability to obtain golf data wherever they travel." said Frank DeBenedetti, founder of GolfTraxx. [... more » ]
Improvements to the 2007 edition include a conversion to gloss paper, consolidated directory categories for ease in locating information and a convenient center tab separating the course and business sections. [... more » ]
"We consider Byron Nelson to be a National Treasure, the opportunity to acquire his apparel license and continue his legacy is a serious responsibility," said Legends Golf Inc. President Ray C. Ping. [... more » ]
The team would like to know more about our readers and their interests. And we're offering a set of Ping clubs and bag to sweeten the deal. By filling out our brief readership survey, you will automatically be entered into a drawing for a free set of Ping G5 clubs. [... more » ]
"Longitudes Group put together innovative research that sheds new light on what many golf-course real-estate buyers have in the back of their minds," said Roger Schiffman, Managing Editor of Golf Digest. [... more » ]
"Lamkin is the world’s oldest grip manufacturer and there’s no grip maker out there today that has a tradition and heritage as long and as respected," said Phil Bough, executive director for the Cleveland Golf Golden State Tour. [... more » ]
"The PGA of America is extremely proud of its 24-year relationship with General Motors and we are just as excited about the future of this partnership," said PGA of America President Brian Whitcomb. [... more » ]
The team will represent the ING and the U.S.A. in the fourth International Pairs World Finals at the Fairmont Resort in St. Andrews, Scotland July 1-3. Nearly all expenses are covered for the two in the sponsorship. [... more » ]
With the U.S. Open in town, Pittsburgh is psyched, KDKA sports reporter Jeff Hathhorn tells This Week host Dave Berner. Once again, the USGA has done a number on an Open host course, Chris Baldwin reports. And: What are you getting for Dad this Father's Day? [... more » ]
"The new Web site serves as a great vehicle for our brand, as it affords visitors the opportunity to gain a full appreciation for our extensive, high-quality product offerings,” said Dave Leveille, president of Oxford Golf. [... more » ]
"The Rock is truly one of the finest Canadian courses, and the new refinements will make it an even more fascinating layout," said Downer, who will be responsible for managing all golf operations for the club. [... more » ]
"It is an historic moment for Indian Golf with a European Tour event being held in India boasting of the richest prize money in the history of Indian golf," said General JJ Singh, President of the Indian Golf Union. [... more » ]
Since Suzann Pettersen of Norway has already qualified for this year’s ADT Championship, 11 players will now be selected for the 2007 ADT Championship field from the first half of the ADT Points list. [... more » ]
Phil Mickelson has been candid - borderline delirious - with comments he’s made about Oakmont and the tournament setup this week – possibly returning the favor for the wrist he hurt in the ridiculously high rough here a few weeks back - rough he says has been cut in half now, after six other player injuries this week. [... more » ]
Sergio Garcia proved once again at Oakmont why he's the most overrated player and overblown story of the Tiger Woods era. The 27-year-old Spaniard with the guts of Mini Mouse found the famed Church Pew bunkers three times in the first round of the U.S. Open alone on the way to an oh-so-predictable Sergio nine-over 79. [... more » ]
"On my golfing journey, I had no idea how high I could climb," Green said. "To be inducted into the Hall of Fame is reaching the summit; best of all is being a member of the club that hosts the greats of the game." [... more » ]
"On a daily basis, volunteers throughout this country dedicate themselves to spreading their love of the game to individuals who otherwise would not have the opportunity to play.," said USGA President Walter Driver. [... more » ]