Golf News for Friday, August 3, 2007
The year’s strongest field, featuring 66 international players representing 23 countries, have made commitments to compete in the 89th PGA Championship, Aug. 6-12, at Southern Hills Country Club. [... more » ]
The initial 10 players on the U.S. team were selected based on a combination of the AJGA’s Polo Golf Rankings and the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Girls Rankings as of July 20. The team’s captain is Donna Andrews. [... more » ]
"This has been a great event for the top amateur players in our state and region," said Founders’ President and Chief Executive Officer Laurie Beard. The Founders Challenge honors the achievements of women in golf. [... more » ]
"Anytime a player can improve their putting as vastly as Natalie has, we knew a victory would come; it was just a matter of time," said Jim Alvarez, CEO and co-owner of hammY. "We couldn’t be happier for her." [... more » ]
Cleveland staffer Roland Thatcher earned his second win of the season and took a commanding lead on the Nationwide money list. Cleveland Golf staffer Vijay Singh lost a hard-fought battle to finish 2nd at the Canadian Open. [... more » ]
Added to the wins at the Masters, U.S. Open and Open Championships, with the wood, hybrid shaft count victory at the Senior Open Championship it brings the total to four Majors so far this season. [... more » ]
"We're very excited that professional golfers — as well as golfers of all skill levels — are turning to Lamkin grips for ultimate grip stability, traction and performance," said Bob Lamkin, president and CEO of the Lamkin Corporation. [... more » ]
"The Midas shaft has certainly become the fastest growing hybrid shaft on all Tours over the last couple of months," said Joe Harter, the Nationwide Tour Representative for shaft-maker RT Technologies. [... more » ]
"Muirfield is a real test for these players," said Jody Baucom, President of AccuFLEX Golf. "Not only do you want to be long off the tee, you must be accurate. Our Icon V2 shaft answered the call." [... more » ]
"I tip my hat to Richard Allen. He put on a great display of hitting under pressure in the final round, and the V2 shaft performed extremely well for him at Farnham as mine did for me in Italy," said Paul ‘Hammer Time’ Glazier. [... more » ]
"We are delighted to designate KZG as a distributor," said Jeff Lindner, president of Balance- Certified Golf. "KZG produces top-of-the-line custom fit clubs, and we are proud to partner with this fine company." [... more » ]
"I am delighted to receive this honour after a month which underlined the strength of The European Tour," said Padraig Harrington. "A lot of Europeans will definitely be encouraged by my win." [... more » ]
PGA Director of Instruction Rick Martino of the PGA Learning Center and 2006 PGA Teacher of the Year Bill Forrest will appear in featured analyst roles on TNT Network and the PGA Pipeline channel on PGA.COM. [... more » ]
"The PGA of America is proud to welcome The Royal Bank of Scotland into what will be a historic new chapter of partnership and public awareness in our Association," said PGA of America CEO Joe Steranka. [... more » ]
Lorena Ochoa takes a two-shot lead into the second round of the Women's British Open this morning. Which is all fine and dandy. [... more » ]
I always knew that New Zealanders were crazy. In the Golf Observer I find a write-up on 40 year old New Zealander Ricky Bartlett who recently finished a year long journey in which he played every golf course and golf hole in New Zealand for charity. [... more » ]