Golf News for Monday, January 21, 2008
"We took the very best features from our other versions and created a very lightweight and easy to use interface for Blackberry which golfers are able to use," said Frank DeBenedetti, founder of GolfTraxx. [... more » ]
"We are continually developing and refining our system for simplicity," said Pete Charleston, President, GolfLogix, Inc. "We don’t want golfers to have to scroll through a list of courses before starting their round." [... more » ]
"The relationships and outerwear expertise acquired in this transaction will also promote improvements to the Callaway Golf apparel outerwear product line," said Allan H. Fletcher, Chief Executive Officer of Ashworth, Inc. [... more » ]
"Pretty much everyone out here is a good player," said Jesse Ortiz, President of the Bobby Jones Golf Company. "I really value the feedback and suggestions that they offer. That only helps everyone in the long run." [... more » ]
"Our new brand strategy uniquely positions PGA Professionals as the experts in the game and business of golf," said Joe Steranka, PGA of America Chief Executive Officer. The logo is updated with gold lettering. [... more » ]
"The painting this year is especially unique because it’s our first time featuring an international course," said Alan Nees, the vice president in charge of turf and ornamental sales at Agrotain International. [... more » ]
"I am so excited to enter into this long-term agreement with FootJoy," said Lorena when reached in her hometown of Guadalajara, Mexico. "I’ve been wearing FJ shoes since 2004 and truly love their style." [... more » ]
The Directors include representatives from each of The PGA's 14 Districts, two Independent Directors and a member of the PGA Tour. New District Directors are elected by their local PGA Sections. [... more » ]
"I wanted the content to become the form," said Chase. "…to turn Arnie’s story lines into Arnie’s facial lines." He spent 14 years painstakingly creating a detailed portrait using a total of 22,719 words. [... more » ]
Of the 28 states represented on the list, Florida has the most shops (16) followed by Arizona (11) and California (10). Scottsdale is the leading city with seven shops. Winning shops were chosen based on three criteria. [... more » ]
"Nothing will change in NewsWeekly's mission, and readers can expect the same wide-ranging coverage of the golf industry they have come to expect since it launched in 1999," said Ken Moum, NewsWeekly editor. [... more » ]
"I see this ruling as a tremendous benefit," said Callaway’s Jeff Colton. "It allows the golfer to optimize equipment everytime he sets foot on the golf course. The driver is no longer a static piece of equipment." [... more » ]
"PGA Professionals play a critical role in influencing where people play and where they stay," said Joe Steranka, PGA of America CEO. “The influence of PGA Professionals will be considerably expanded." [... more » ]
I'm already sick of self adjustable golf clubs. From the vantage point of a hot tub, these clubs seem almost as completely ridiculous as they certainly do in person. [... more » ]
Justin Leonard put a brave face on things, but that defeat is going to hurt for a while. Strikes me he got a bit cocky over Sunday's opening holes, with his four-shot lead still intact nearing the turn. [... more » ]
Pellucid reports that golf playable hours for the month nationally were up 0.4 percent compared to the same period last year. This left the year-to-date golf playable hours virtually unchanged also at +0.4 percent. [... more » ]