Golf News for Tuesday, January 22, 2008
"This is unlike any other hospitality venue in Augusta," said Tamara Castellano, president of Augusta Experience. "Not only will we be offering day passes to your hospitality tent, we also have a golf product showcase ... so spectators can browse the latest golf products and gadgets. It will be a true spectator village." [... more » ]
Trahan rallied from four shots back to capture the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic for his second career PGA Tour title, while Kaymer led wire-to-wire en route to his first career win at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship. [... more » ]
"The r7 CGB MAX Limited gives you more control over the shape and trajectory of your shots than any other driver," said Sean Toulon, TaylorMade's Executive Vice President, Innovation and Product Creation. [... more » ]
In 2006 Scratch Golf became the fastest growing forged wedge on all PGA Tours and in 2007, Scratch Golf earned status as the #1 Forged Wedge On The PGA Nationwide Tour over the last three months of the season. [... more » ]
"Maruman Golf is proud to introduce the new 'Conductor' Series," said Jeff Bennett, Maruman Golf’s U.S. Vice President of Sales. "Last year was great as a re-introduction of Maruman to the U.S. market." [... more » ]
"We know golf continues to grow in popularity among girls and it is a great way for girls to get active while participating in an activity," said Juan Gutierrez, senior director of Mattel Brands Consumer Products. [... more » ]
Podcast host Dave Berner talks to golf writer Mike Bailey about his recent tour of Las Vegas courses. Speaking of Vegas, a good golf/travel packager like LasVegasGolf.com can help plan your trip. Chris Baldwin talks about Buick Invitational host course Torrey Pines. [... more » ]
"The addition of this event adds to an already record-setting tournament schedule and a season of unprecedented growth and earning potential for our players," said Zayra F. Calderon, president of the Duramed Futures Tour. [... more » ]
"Through improved pace-of-play, higher food-and-beverage income, increased tournament play and ad-revenue sharing, courses recognize a significant return," said Lawrence D. Bain, CEO of ProLink Solutions. [... more » ]
"We are honored to have a professional of Mike’s caliber join our advisory staff," said Marty Olinger, Vice President of Sales. "Mike will be an invaluable asset to us along so many different dimensions." [... more » ]
"There is no doubt, and no debate, that health = performance- so GolfersMD is committed to keeping golfers, and their games, healthy and strong," said Tom Carter, founder and CEO of SportsMD.com. [... more » ]
I am humbled by the opportunity to build upon past success of the PGA Foundation," said Crall. "I look forward to working alongside the Association's more than 28,000 men and women PGA Professionals." [... more » ]
"There are distinctions in one’s life that are simply priceless and today’s appointment as president of the RCGA is no exception," said Cook. "I thank the entire RCGA Board of Governors and executive committee." [... more » ]
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem has his own blog, and let me tell you, it's more entertaining than GolfWeek's last meeting on how they should commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. [... more » ]
The PGA Merchandise Show is once again dominating the golf headlines, and that's because golf bloggers are helping! Here's some news, pictures and videos from the big show in Orlando, Fla. [... more » ]
Bro Hof's Stadium Course was built utilizing the most innovative techniques in irrigation and drainage, which will create optimal playing conditions for as long as seven months each year—a rarity in the region. [... more » ]