Golf News for Thursday, September 20, 2007
"It’s very rewarding to see the world’s most successful professional golfers trust UST graphite shafts for the consistency, accuracy and distance they need," said Gene Simpson, VP of sales and marketing of UST brands. [... more » ]
Rife had a Top 5 Finish on the Nationwide Tour this past weekend as well. At the Oregon Classic, the T-4th Place Finisher used a Rife Two-Bar putter to finish 15 under for the tournament, just two strokes off the lead. [... more » ]
"I like the square face [of the V5 hybrid] and how solid it plays", said the 2007 Ginn Championship Tour winner who recently placed 7th at the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn in Conover, North Carolina. [... more » ]
The MOI (Moment of Inertia) is 4700+, the upper scale of MOI for traditional-shaped drivers which means it is a very forgiving design for tour professionals like Fuzzy Zoeller as well as for the average golfer. [... more » ]
"I’m back with PowerBilt, and PowerBilt is back in premium golf equipment with the new Citation FZ1’s," said Fuzzy Zoeller, 12-time PGA Tour Champion who rejoined the PowerBilt advisory staff earlier this year. [... more » ]
"I think everybody back home at our club understood what a big deal this is. Any time you're a national champion it's something special," said John Simmons, a PGA Golf Professional and winning team member. [... more » ]
The prize money on offer for the third staging of the Kazakhstan Open is a total purse of €330,000. It represents the richest prize fund in a stand-alone Challenge Tour event in the history of the European Challenge Tour. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to offer a diverse collection of pieces," said Linda Hipp, principal designer and founder of apparel firm Lija. "The new pieces have evolved from the fashionable golfwear we're known for." [... more » ]
"With his years of experience and knowledge, Charlie is a perfect fit for us bringing added value to both the company and to the accounts that he will service," said Scott Mahoney, CEO and President of Peter Millar. [... more » ]
"Building brand awareness is critical for GolfTEC at this juncture, and we found the perfect person to fill this important position in Peter Reese," said Mike Clinton, co-founder of Denver-based GolfTEC. [... more » ]
"We reaffirmed our commitment to make it one of the best courses in the Charlotte area," said course owner B.V. Belk. "I felt we had to get the golf course in excellent condition, so we've been working hard." [... more » ]
"As successful as our putting system has been in Europe, we believe that it will be more so in the United States," said Lars Samuelsson, Esoteric Golf Technology U.S. Business and Sales Development. [... more » ]
Back to earth with a bang this week as we return to what the PGA season is like when there's no FedEx Cup competition around. Only one player ranked in the top 30 and that's the under-achieving Henrik Stenson. So all you FedEx naysayers would be happy with this week-in and week-out would you? That's clearly not the case with the legion of honest punters who are staying away in droves - the Betfair winner market is struggling to get into six figures and failing. [... more » ]
The Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, one of my favorite golf resorts in Florida, has done some dramatic renovations on its Island course. The Island course, one of four at the resort, is considered second to the Copperhead, one of the better courses in the Tampa area, but one that many consider more scenic. [... more » ]
"Whether it is a charitable event at their facility, an activity in their community or coming together as a result of national disaster, GCSAA members are true leaders," said Ricky D. Heine, GCSAA President. [... more » ]