Golf News for Thursday, June 7, 2007
"Innovation is the real key to shaft performance," said Gene Simpson, of UST. "World-renown pros such as Jim Furyk, Davis Love III and Rod Pampling — among many others — put their trust in UST." [... more » ]
"The right grip for your game is critical to maximizing performance on the course and we are delighted that top tour professionals continue to make Golf Pride grips their number one," said Jeff Fiorini of Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. [... more » ]
Four more victories by Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf ball loyalists across the worldwide professional tours this week brings the Titleist year-to-date victory total to 80, more than seven times the nearest competitor with 11. [... more » ]
Developed to optimize launch conditions in today's oversized driver designs, ProLaunch Blue incorporates Grafalloy's proprietary Micro-Mesh™ tip technology to strike the perfect balance of stability and spin control. [... more » ]
"With the new, we are able to provide our loyal golfers with everything there is to know about Marriott Golf’s worldwide collection of golf courses," said Tom Enders, Director, Golf Marketing, Marriott Golf. [... more » ]
The laser-based system uses 2 components - a handheld laser rangefinder and a flagstick-based reflector - to determine exact distance to the flagstick. The System is designed to speed up play and add enjoyment. [... more » ]
"In general, a putt is more susceptible to stray off-target during the skid, while a rolling putt will hold its intended line and improve the chances of going in the hole," said Alec Pettigrew CEO of Groove Equipment LTD. [... more » ]
"The vest and jacket are fashionable and functionable, quiet and unrestricted when swinging. Golfers should consider this a must piece of equipment for their bag," said Jeff Waller, national sales director, Ahead. [... more » ]
"To be nine shots behind the 54-hole leader and finish the tournament in third place is remarkable and it couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy," said Bob White, Excel Golf Products Director of Sales. [... more » ]
Warrior’s generosity expands beyond their title sponsorship with plans to give away their esteemed clubs and wedges to celebrities, participants and spectators alike. Each celebrity will receive a set of golf clubs. [... more » ]
"We are pleased to meet the stringent course and facility requirements set by the Tour to once again host one of the most important weeks on the PGA Tour," said Bruce Gerlander, Orange County National. [... more » ]
"It's not about how hard you swing. You've got to learn to use those fine-motor movements," said linebacker David Thornton. "The main thing I'm taking away from this afternoon is that I need more lessons." [... more » ]
"As the competitors for the ADT Championship’s $1 million first-place prize grows, we think fans will not be disappointed in the strength of this year’s field," said ADT Championship Tournament Director Duffy House. [... more » ]
Thomas Tatum, of Dallas, birdied the first playoff hole to edge Zach Glassman, of Highland Heights, Ohio. Defending champion Cassandra Blaney, of Lady Lake, Fla., captured the girls' 16-18 division [... more » ]
Laura Davies is quickly turning into one of Michelle Wie's biggest defenders on the LPGA Tour. With everyone from Annika Sorenstam to Nicole Castrale ripping on Wie for a lack of respect, a 22-year veteran of professional golf defends the 17-year-old's withdrawal from the Ginn Tribute. [... more » ]
Jack Nicklaus' interest in China is obvious. Nonetheless, the Golden Bear remains golf's best ambassador, and he is plainly aware that the sport of golf would benefit from a golfing China. Nicklaus must know that a free China would be a far greater asset to golf, and the world. [... more » ]