Golf News for Thursday, July 26, 2007
"New events and programs, plus the industry’s top manufacturers have made the 2007 PGA Fall Expo an ideal setting to accomplish important business objectives," said PGA of America President Brian Whitcomb. [... more » ]
"Congratulations to Padraig on his breakthrough victory at the Open Championship, a win that truly touched every member of the Wilson Golf team," said Tim Clarke, General Manager, Wilson Golf. [... more » ]
"The new API-Forged Irons are all about precision shot-making, and we’re very pleased with the 100 percent approval ratings received from the PGA Tour Partners,” said Mike Matheny, CEO of Eastern Golf Company. [... more » ]
"Hi-Tec is proud to have Padraig Harrington as an ambassador of our brand," said Fredrik Sunstrom, Golf Category Director. "More importantly we are proud of his persistence to expect the most of his equipment." [... more » ]
"We couldn't be happier for Padraig for winning his first major championship," said SST founder Dick Weiss. "Padraig is truly one of the most sincere and hardworking golfers we have met. He deserves this win." [... more » ]
"Sundog Eyewear has been an Official Supplier of Merchandise to The Open Championship since 2002 and it was fantastic to see such great performances by two of our sponsored players," said John Whitney, Vice President. [... more » ]
"Our team develops unique and saleable color palettes for each collection and combines performance with a strong and very updated fashion sense," said James Handler, VP of Sales for Bette & Court. [... more » ]
"It’s great to again have several Dunning Golf staff players competing in the Canadian Open where the region’s golfers can see our new styles," said Ralph Dunning, founder and principal designer of Dunning Golf. [... more » ]
This one-hour special, hosted by CBS Sports announcer Bill Macatee, will also feature the PGA Professional National Championship, the quest for a top-20 finish and earning a berth into the PGA Championship. [... more » ]
Southern Hills will host its fourth PGA Championship, challenging the world’s best players on a demanding par-70 layout extended to 7,131 yards. Overall, the 26 major champions have combined for 46 major titles. [... more » ]
"Oakland Hills is honored to once again host one of the world’s premier sporting events, the 90th PGA Championship, and personally I cannot wait," said Mike Mihalich, General Chair, 2008 PGA Championship. [... more » ]
"I'm really excited to sign with one of the biggest sport brands in the world but even more because it's the most fashionable," said Lima. "Before the agreement, I was already wearing PUMA sneakers around." [... more » ]
Michelle Wie is in France right now, playing in the Evian Masters – and she’s on the leaderboard, even-par halfway through her round. But the LPGA Tour doesn't even bother to mention her in its own tournament preview. [... more » ]
Pity the poor Canadian Open. No title sponsor, facing the first loss in its history, and precious few big names this year thanks to its Cinderella status on the PGA Tour, moved from its usual September slot to slap-bang after the Open Championship. There's an interesting tale of the costly lengths the Royal Canadian Golf Association has gone to ensure at least a few stars turned up. [... more » ]
Woods leads the money list and scoring list after completing 43 rounds for an adjusted scoring average of 68.60. He is followed by Phil Mickelson, who has recorded two Tour victories nd has a total of 58 points. [... more » ]