Golf News for Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Walters Golf in conjunction with Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino will hold a Las Vegas Pro-Am Tournament with total payouts for the Pro-Am up to $10,000 and up to $20,000 for the poker tournament. Final entry payment is due by Sept. 14. Call (888) 891-3007 for more information. [... more » ]
"The synergy of top apparel vendors, influential apparel retailers and timely apparel trend programs builds a fashion platform," said Desane Blaney, Executive Director of the Association of Golf Merchandisers. [... more » ]
The Awards Gala is always a premier opportunity for intimate socializing and networking with distinguished fellow guests at both the hosted cocktail reception and the superbly prepared and appointed Awards Dinner itself. [... more » ]
"The first homes built in Prospector’s Ridge were custom designs and have really proven to be spectacular, inside and out," said Tim Johnson, GM of The Territory. Prospector’s Ridge is in the early stages of development. [... more » ]
"The Hawaii show is a great show with knowledgeable buyers who have an appreciation for our fabrics, attention to detail and the quality of our clean-finished Made in the USA garments," said Founder and President, Kye Power. [... more » ]
"We offer 17 stylish color options for our luggage line," said Jeff Herold, President, West Coast Trends, Inc. "We decided to expand our color selections for our golf bags and club covers as well." [... more » ]
"Our sales team will now be covering both the On Course and Off Course channels. They will also provide support for many of the larger and national retail accounts as needed," said Rick Oleksyk, president of ForeFront. [... more » ]
"Our objective is to create a soft 50 compression ball that would compress enough at impact to deliver a 100% performance -- and I believe we have accomplished that," said Rock Ishii, Nike Golf’s Director of Ball Creation. [... more » ]
The top player on the LPGA Tour used Aldila’s VS Proto and NV shafts to help capture her third straight tournament victory and finish a comfortable five strokes ahead of the field at the Safeway Classic. [... more » ]
"Any victory would mean something special at this age as time is running out, so to win my own tournament would be an unbelievable feat," said Langer, who finished joint third in The KLM Open. [... more » ]
"The Enhanced Listing placement puts our facility right at the top of the page where consumers can see us quickly when they search for places to play in our area," said Deb Hurd, PGA National Marketing Director. [... more » ]
Decent golfers should only take a 20-handicap seriously if they have a disability of some kind or are over 65 years old. There is some justice at this event though. Suspiciously low scores cause the players' handicaps to be "adjusted" closer to what is suspected their actual ability is. [... more » ]
The Passion of RonMon: Conversion to a FedEx Cup devotee. (Set to the lyrics and rhythm of Dr. Seuss' immortal Green Eggs and Ham) ... [... more » ]
Golfers playing on Boyne’s courses at Boyne Highlands Resort, Boyne Mountain Resort, Bay Harbor Golf Club and Crooked Tree Golf Club on September 1 have the opportunity to make a donation to Wounded Warriors, Inc. [... more » ]
"We have asked golfers to contribute 10 percent above their green fees," said "J.B." Ball of Savage, who started Tee It Up for the Troops at Mendakota CC. "Out motto: 'One day, 10 percent, change a life.'" [... more » ]
"Through 10 cycles, The PGA's Growth of the Game grants continue to touch all segments of our society," said PGA of America President Brian Whitcomb. "The PGA of America is proud of this program." [... more » ]