Golf News for Monday, December 1, 2008
Marlatt, 37, will be responsible for overseeing member and apprentice education which includes coordinating with The PGA of America's Instruction, Membership, and Employment Services departments. [... more » ]
K.J. Choi eagled the 14th hole, a 519-yard par 5, and earned more than a $70,000 LG SKIN. His five-foot eagle putt earned him a complete LG Home Entertainment package including plasma and LCD HD TV's. [... more » ]
"If you look on the trophy, there's many impressive pairings on there. I hope we can look back on it in the future and say the same about us playing here," said Robert Karlsson, who paired with Henrik Stenson. [... more » ]
"We're so excited to have the Wendy's Champions Skins Game back at Kā'anapali Beach Resort for the second year," said Shelley Kekuna, Executive Director of the Kā'anapali Beach Resort Association. [... more » ]
Winther becomes the fifth international boy to win the Polo Golf Junior Classic, joining the likes of Trevor Immelman of South Africa (1995), and last year's winner, Bjorn Akesson of Sweden. [... more » ]
In a dramatic conclusion on the back nine of Sunday's final round, Jay Mitchell from Palestine, Texas overcame a seven shot deficit to capture the Champion's Trophy for the 2008 IPT Tour Championship. [... more » ]
Torgan's consistent play on the tough layouts of the Ram Rock and Apple Rock courses bested the efforts of 2nd Place finisher Bill Harris of Killeen, TX and 3rd Place finisher Herb Joiner of Plano, TX.. [... more » ]
"Maybank is pleased to be title sponsor again of the Malaysian Open which continues to draw top golfers from both Tours," said Tan Sri Mohamed Basir bin Ahmad, Chairman Maybank. [... more » ]
Casa Dorada Los Cabos, Resort & Spa rings in the new year with a three-night "Early Winter Promotion" that includes a 25% savings at Cabo Real 18-hole Golf Course, one of the premier courses in Los Cabos known as the "Pebble Beach of Mexico." [... more » ]
"I am pleased to share that GPSI has assumed all of my clients. It's been increasingly difficult to provide the quality personal service to which they were accustomed," said Steve Goodwin, Goodwin Golf Group President. [... more » ]
"Pelham/Split Rock has been designed to be one of the premier event venues in New York," says Frank Merkel, Regional Director of American Golf. "The golf course setting is exceptional." [... more » ]
"I've watched Brent work with the juniors at Hillcrest," said Joshua Jacobs, President and CEO of TGA, "He has a great persona with kids and a real desire to grow the game and give back." [... more » ]
"We look forward to working with The PGAs of Europe to highlight and promote the various job opportunities available to those looking to work in the sport of golf!," they write on www.golfingjobs.com . [... more » ]
Pro golfers might not be the first "needy" people you think of when you think of charitable organizations. The fact is, though, that many of the young golfers on the Duramed FUTURES Tour, the developmental tour for the LPGA cannot make ends meet as they grind week to week to try to earn their LPGA Tour cards. [... more » ]
Amazingly, the USGA has no rule for the size and number of dimples. The Official Rules of Golf make no mention of it either. Now, seemingly out of the blue, they’re talking about the possibility of a scientifically proven dimple pattern that could cure a hook or a slice. Imagine the price of a dozen balls if that happens! We’d pay it, too. [... more » ]