Golf News for Tuesday, June 5, 2007
Premier Golf is the only authorized distributor of all-inclusive packages in North America. Each package includes hotel accommodations, breakfast, daily transportation to the course, Ryder Cup season ticket, Ryder Cup gift and a special evening function at Churchill Downs. [... more » ]
Furyk needed a birdie on the first extra hole, but just missed his 34 foot putt and ended up settling for second place. Srixon's ball staff professional Tom Lehman finished T-5th. Srixon's Tim Clark finished T-12th. [... more » ]
68 players are now exempt into this year's U.S. Women's Open Championship, to be contested at Pine Needles Lodge. Beth Bader, Kyeong Bae, Hye Jung Choi, Sarah Lee and Angela Park were added to the field. [... more » ]
"I said it last week and I’ll say it again this week," said Harris MacNeill, President of Champ "Victories are fantastic. Having multiple victories for three consecutive weeks is even more impressive." [... more » ]
"We are thrilled that Rees Jones' efforts to help us deliver to our members one of the finest courses in the Southeast has been recognized again by Golf Digest," said Matt Sloan, President of The Daniel Island Co. [... more » ]
"Our market closely follows what European TOUR players ride to victory, and the Heavy Putter has been in the winner’s circle multiple times," said Matt McGinn, Director of McEvans Sports, an affliate of Golf Brothers. [... more » ]
In addition to its new 2007 Membership Directory, the GCBAA has announced the availability of its construction cost estimation CD-ROM, an essential tool packed with information for today's golf course builder. [... more » ]
"A unique event that encourages kids of all ages to put their writing skills to work, show their appreciation for dad and also give fathers a gift they’ll love," said Christine Baum, ESPN Zone’s manager. [... more » ]
"Partnering with Arnold Palmer, a legend known around the world as one of the game's most beloved champions, is a tremendously incredible opportunity for us," said Wyndham Vacation Ownership President Franz Hanning. [... more » ]
Norris comes to JMG after 11 years at Edelman Sports & Sponsorship Marketing in Chicago, where he served as executive vice president, deputy general manager of the sports marketing practice at the PR firm. [... more » ]
"The strongest state for quality public access just might be Oregon, whose four top-100 courses within its borders include three rated right up at the top," said Bradley S. Klein, National Director of Golfweek's Best course rating program. [... more » ]
"The TOUR Academy summer program provides players a well-rounded experience, teaching basic golf fundamentals, as well as etiquette and game rules," said John Stahlschmidt, TOUR Academy Head Instructor. [... more » ]
Dudes, please listen up: There is never an instance when it's acceptable to wear jean shorts. I understand that women's fashion often dictates denim in skirts or shorts. But denim shorts on a guy? Do everyone a favor and buy some shorts that weren't cut from pants you used to wear. [... more » ]
Golfers hear the name "Whistling Straits" and immediately recall the 2004 PGA Championship and the upcoming Senior U.S. Open this July. But the Straits course is only half the fun here. There's it's near-equal little brother, the Irish course, which gives mid-handicappers a fighting chance. [... more » ]
"I'm sort of choked up about this thing," said Peggy Kirk Bell. "I was very fortunate that I met so many great PGA Professionals as I grew up. They included my hometown pro, Leonard Schmutte." [... more » ]
Crow developed the legendary "Baffler," a utility wood that began an arms race by nearly all other golf companies to recreate. He has generously contributed $100,000 to The Environmental Institute for Golf. [... more » ]