Golf News for Thursday, August 23, 2007
"We're proud to distribute the New Image line of shafts and particularly the Gold's," said VP of Hireko Marketing Rob Altomonte. "This shaft has it all. Great feel and an extremely responsive tip section." [... more » ]
"The Burner Draw features more draw-producing capabilities than any driver we've ever created, making it exceptionally easy to turn the ball over," said Tom Olsavsky, TaylorMade senior director of product creation. [... more » ]
"The phenomenal distance and overall performance of the Burner family of metalwoods, especially the Burner driver, has had golfers clamoring for a Burner iron," said Sean Toulon, TaylorMade executive vice president. [... more » ]
"Technology is moving fast and we’re finding ways to improve our products like never before," said John Solheim, PING Chairman & CEO. "The design and research tools available to our engineers are amazing." [... more » ]
"The driver category today has been spotlighted by clubs promoting greater accuracy by maximizing MOI through head shapes and designs that are very unconventional," said Richard Stamper, President, Srixon Sports. [... more » ]
"Reaching 75% player usage on Tour, with any product, is unheard of in golf and continues to speak volumes about the features and benefits of Softspikes," said John Hohman, Director of Marketing, PrideSports. [... more » ]
"Tour players love it because it replaces heavy practices clubs and at only eight ounces, it fits easily in the bag," said Jim Light, president and founder of Pro Line Sports, Inc. The system helps to stretch properly and prevent injury. [... more » ]
"We have over 175 Tour players and caddies wearing our Sport Enhancement Eyewear on the Professional Tours. Just look for our trademark "purple" PuttReaders lens," said Steve Asman, President of Innoventions Enterprises. [... more » ]
"Spring 2008 is indicative of how much LIJA has grown and evolved in the last decade," said Linda Hipp, principal designer and founder. "All five collections showcase LIJA's design philosophy." [... more » ]
"Sun Mountain will continue marketing and selling golf bags with two color tops under a licensing agreement with GD Licensing, Inc.," said Jim Sutter, President of GD Licensing, Inc., formerly Great Divider Golf, Inc. [... more » ]
"Patriot Golf Day is a call to action – a call to American citizens to help the children of our fallen heroes," said Dan Rooney, a 34-year-old USGA and PGA member who has served two tours of duty in Iraq. [... more » ]
"It is great to win in my home country. I have great support up in Scotland, so it’s always a wee bit more special than my other wins when I win here. I’m looking forward to getting back to Dalmahoy to defend," said Sam Torrance. [... more » ]
"These monuments are important because they represent our tribe’s respect for our people, the land and our history," said Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort & Hotel CEO and tribal member David Lasarte. [... more » ]
I love the PGA Tour website: it's a super resource for anyone following the tour. And it's obvious they've burnt a few midnight candles to get their redesign just right. A bit on the dark side, a trifle moody blue, but very slick. A pity some of the features don't match it for quality. [... more » ]
The only thing that's an easier target in sports right now than The FedEx Cup is Michael Vick. In fact, PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem's playoff baby has gotten such a bad rap that you half expect PETA to show up at the gates of Westchester Country Club and just start protesting on rote. [... more » ]
"We are once again looking forward to hosting this fantastic extravaganza in the name of charity," said Dave Scott, Director of Golf at Shingle Creek Golf Club. "Shaquille O'Neal is an icon in Central and Southern Florida." [... more » ]