Golf News for Thursday, July 5, 2007
Through a direct ballot survey of golf instructors nationwide, Butch Harmon was voted the top teacher in the game for the fourth consecutive time and is No.1 in Golf Digest’s biennial ranking of America’s 50 Greatest Teachers. [... more » ]
Participating TMaG pros will salute our troops by wearing special edition adidas Golf POWERBAND footwear featuring camouflage highlights, and participating caddies will wear r7 trooper hats. [... more » ]
In celebration of the centennial anniversary, the archives has launched a nationwide campaign to generate broader public awareness of, and financial support for, the important contributions Ross and Pinehurst have made. [... more » ]
"Buying from an Internet authorized dealer, such as Discount Golf World, eliminates many of the risks of buying online," said Randy Romberg, Vice President of Marketing for Cleveland Golf, about the new deal. [... more » ]
"With the opening of the new stores, Golf USA is now the world’s largest golf franchise organization," said Tom Anthony, Golf USA president. "Our continued growth and success is a tribute to our store owners." [... more » ]
The Ballantine’s Championship marks the first time that The European Tour International Schedule has visited Korea and brings to 38 the number of destinations to have hosted Tour competition. [... more » ]
Brian Bateman won his first PGA Tour victory at the Buick Open. Graeme Storm won by a shot at the Open de France ALSTOM on the European Tour. Lonnie Nielson won the Champions Tour's Commerce Bank Championship. [... more » ]
"The fact that 16 of the top 20 finishers chose our grips shows that Golf Pride delivers a quality product critical to maximizing performance on the course," said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. [... more » ]
"To beat out well-known manufacturers like Wilson, Heavy and Yes validates what we have known all along, that the Optix is the most accurate putter with the best alignment system," said Dean Dingman, Tiger Shark President. [... more » ]
Showcasing the talent and poise that have made her one of the LPGA's most formidable players, Cristie Kerr relied upon the New Pro V1 golf ball to earn her first career major with an emotional victory at the U.S. Women's Open. [... more » ]
"All three tour wins, which includes an LPGA major, are strong indications of the growing trust pro players have in the consistency, stability and performance of UST shaft," said im McIntosh, tour representative for UST. [... more » ]
"The close proximity of the Pocono Mountains to Philadelphia, New York City and other metropolitan areas makes it a natural fit for golfers," said Robert Uguccioni, executive director of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. [... more » ]
"Many consider the architects of the 1920s to be the best, with Ross clearly the master of the era. The Biltmore is making a major investment in heralding the history of the property," said Brian Silva, Donald Ross design expert. [... more » ]
Okay, that's enough baby talk. I'm in a desperate rush this week so I'll cut to the chase - Kent Jones. He has just about the most perfect set of stats you could imagine for this week's event: his best this season is a hard-fought 29th at the Byron Nelson, he's missed the cut 12 times and he doesn't rank higher that 41st in any of the key disciplines. Want to see where I'm heading with this? [... more » ]
A week without a golf major means golf bloggers can get down to other important business, like congratulating new parents and bloggers who have stood the test of time ... [... more » ]
Facilities participating in “July is Family Golf Month,” offer family golf clinics and play days for a nominal fee, as well as programs such as Take Your Daughter to the Course Week (July 9-15) and Bring Your Kids to the Golf Range. [... more » ]