Golf News for Thursday, October 2, 2008
"The new Bag Boy Automatic is the most user-friendly push cart on the market today, and it opens and closes in one simple motion," said Craig Ramsbottom, president of The Bag Boy Company. [... more » ]
Special Olympics Golf, part of a worldwide sports training and competition program for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, offers five levels of play for athletes with different golf abilities. [... more » ]
"At the 2008 event, I'll have my work cut out for me, but I am definitely up for the challenge of competing with some of the best players in the world and trying to make LG Skins Game history," said Ames. [... more » ]
"My game is not suited for a birdie barrage," said Bill Loeffler, defending champion, who finished in 83rd at the 69th Senior PGA Championship in May at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y. "I par a lot of holes." [... more » ]
"There are golf legends, Hall of Famers, major champions, top-ranked players and 2008 winners everywhere you look in this field," said Torrey Gane, Director of the Samsung World Championship at Half Moon Bay. [... more » ]
"With so many strategic options facing players at Callippe Preserve, the ProLink GPS system helps them pick the proper route to each hole," said Mike Ash, General Manager at Callippe Preserve. [... more » ]
"We at East West Partners Club Management are thrilled to be a part of Maggie Valley Club," said Charlie Nottingham, president of East West Partners. "We look forward to our part in the effort." [... more » ]
"We have found that Class A PGA Members, PGA Apprentices and LPGA teaching professionals make excellent business owners and teachers," said Joshua Jacobs, founder and president of TGA. [... more » ]
"In our fifth year of tracking this golf distribution channel, we are finally seeing the rate of store closures starting to slow and stabilize," said Sara Killeen, President of Longitudes Group. [... more » ]
"I'd like to thank all of our customers for being patient," said Steve Asman, President of GustBuster. "We will strive to provide the kind of customer service that made us the #1 umbrella vendor in the golf industry." [... more » ]
The ClubTime solution gives La Tour a labor-management system enabling the club to control payroll costs by implementing biometric time clocks, overtime notification tools and a web-based leave-request system. [... more » ]
"Brian will be an outstanding addition to our team at Royal Melbourne," said Steve Skinner, KemperSports CEO. "He brings with him a wealth of member service experience at fine private clubs." [... more » ]
"The Golf Industry Show volunteer days will greatly assist New Orleans Habitat in achieving our mission," said Melissa Manusellis, volunteer coordinator for New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity. [... more » ]
"The Palm Desert Adult/Junior Open was a tremendous success," said Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack. "The Joslyn Meals on Wheels program now has more resources to continue its outstanding service." [... more » ]
On Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, Cascata Golf Course hosts the Imperial Palace and Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon’s Veteran’s Day Charity Golf Tournament to benefit USA Cares, organized by Harrah’s Entertainment’s H.E.R.O. committee. USA Cares ( is a global non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to military families. [... more » ]
It’s said top American stars will be playing some on the European Tour next year to cash in on the fat, cash prize in Dubai of 10.8 million pounds. In American currency, that translates into a whole mess of money. Pretty soon, we here in America may be griping about how none of the stars want to play here in our poor, little country. [... more » ]