Golf News for Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Opening day for the 2008 PGA Tour will be celebrated "Hawaiian Style" at Kapalua Resort. This is the first time the PGA Tour has had a designated ceremony to officially launch the Opening Drive for the Tour. [... more » ]
"Puma will have an expanded presence at this year’s PGA Merchandise Show. We’re stepping it up this year and see this as a huge opportunity," said Bob Philion, PUMA Golf International Business Unit Manager. [... more » ]
"We are very excited to attend the new PCS Technology Conference and to support the Professional Clubmakers’ Society," said Gary Sheppard, director of business development for SST. [... more » ]
"We're very excited," said Matt Molloy, President of Rife Putters. "Rife has designed a new, innovative faceplate technology that will further enhance the benefits of our patented RollGroove Technology." [... more » ]
SunBuster/GustBuster will be located in Booth #5177 and will be unveiling their newest innovation in golf specific Sport Enhancement EyewearTM (S.E.E.), the brand new "Competitor" prototype frame. [... more » ]
"We are very proud that Paula will be joining us at the Show as she plays such a major role in the development and design of her Collection," said John Whitney, Sundog Eyewear VP of Product Development and Production. [... more » ]
Glenn Nord, CEO and President of Brown Cullen NPS, "We have a proprietary refurbishment process with talented technicians. Our work compliments the refurbishment trend in the golf course industry." [... more » ]
"I'm really looking forward to meeting and spending time with my fans face-to-face," said Phil Mickelson. "I'm flattered that Crowne Plaza thought of me as they launch this new campaign. I think it's going to be fun." [... more » ]
"The GCBAA periodically surveys its builder members to determine average prices on some of the more popular items for renovating or building a golf course," said Paul Foley, executive director for the GCBAA. [... more » ]
"Frank Nobilo has a unique TV presence, which encompasses his career as a professional golfer, knowledgeable golf commentator and a respected TV personality," said Dr. Nataliya Hearn, CEO of Element 21. [... more » ]
"Not only is John a hard worker and class act, but through the years he has earned the respect and trust of colleagues on Tour," said Jim Ulrich, global Tour promotions manager for Golf Pride grips. [... more » ]
"The fresh new colors will give golfers a greater opportunity to personalize their style on the course, without compromising the performance and feel," said Jeff Fiorini, general manager of Eaton's Golf Grip Division. [... more » ]
Known for world-class skiing on Bald Mountain’s 9,150-foot summit and the beginner-friendly Dollar Mountain, Sun Valley also offers an 18-hole championship golf course with another nine holes to be added in 2008. [... more » ]
Because only heinous, sick-with-power bosses would make someone work on a Wednesday following Jan. 1 (cough, cough), when golf could be played. [... more » ]
Proving that airport security is at least good enough to thwart Florida hillbillies, Weekley was stopped, detained, questioned and placed in danger of not making this week's season-opening tournament. [... more » ]
Eric Seise, Jr., Cougar Canyon Golf Resort Community Managing Director, is thrilled with the designation. "We designed Cougar Canyon to be one of the premier golf resorts in the country," said Seise. [... more » ]