Golf News for Thursday, December 11, 2008
In recent years, Gary Player Design's global portfolio has seen a tremendous expansion into emerging golf markets around the world. With that, golf's Global Ambassador, Gary Player, has found himself traveling the globe more now than ever - particularly to the Middle East, Eastern Europe, North & South Africa, Asia and Central America. [... more » ]
"PUMA is thrilled to bring our new collections and athletes to the PGA Merchandise Show. You can expect fashion forward PUMA pieces," said Bob Philion, PUMA Golf International Business Unit Manager. [... more » ]
"The Classic Club golf facility has always been dedicated to charitable endeavors in and for the Coachella Valley," said John Foster, president of The Bob Hope Classic Charities, Inc. and Desert Classic Charities, Inc. [... more » ]
"Mississippi is delighted to have Dancing Rabbit and Pearl River Resort recognized for their excellence by Golf Odyssey," said Mississippi Development Authority Tourism Division Director D. Craig Ray. [... more » ]
"We're honored Schmidt-Curley has once again been recognized by the loyal readers of Asian Golf Monthly," said Brian Curley. "We enjoy working in Asia. The continent has always captivated us." [... more » ]
"I was not real happy where I was in my life and it was perfect timing when I got the call from Haymes to play in Big Break X: Michigan," said Luse, who didn't play golf for almost a year after leaving the game in 2006. [... more » ]
"Customers want to get a feel for what it is they're buying," said Lee Brown, Managing Director of Onlinegolf. "With Treepodia's one-stop-shop solution Onlinegolf has seen an average increase in CVR of 88%." [... more » ]
It was a banner year for the company with over 1,400 of its Idea hybrids having been played by the best players in the world. Adams Golf hybrids accounted for 31% of all hybrids in play this year. [... more » ]
"The Perf-Fit Guide is designed to provide a guideline in selecting and fitting our shafts based on swing speed and shaft weight," said Tim Gillis, vice president, sales & marketing, Graphite Design. [... more » ]
Mark Brown rallied with a closing 5-under-par 67 on Dec. 2, at the Wanamaker Course. Brian Cairns birdied his final two holes on Dec. 9 to capture the Series second event at Hammock Creek Golf Club. [... more » ]
"Each year the Championship expands, attracting thousands of new players nationwide and adding partnerships like the Special Olympics," said Mark Audino, RSM McGladrey's chief marketing officer. [... more » ]
"Anna's performance at Q-School was incredible," said Dieter Esch, chairman of Wilhelmina Artist Management. "I couldn't be prouder and happier that she will continue to be a valuable member." [... more » ]
PGA member David Atnip is now at the helm of BGA's National After School Golf Program in Alabama. David proudly boasts previous sales experience of over twenty years with Mizuno and Cleveland Golf. [... more » ]
"Get Golf Ready is a nationally branded program that takes the best practices of introducing and teaching the game but with some added components," said M.G. Orender, PGA Past President. [... more » ]
The PGA of America just named Corey Pavin, 49, who has played in the Ryder Cup Matches three times, to serve as captain of the 2010 U.S. Ryder Cup Team. In naming Pavin, the PGA ended speculation it would call on Paul Azinger to again lead the team. [... more » ]
Forced to fly solo, I stood there with the starter awaiting my fate. OK, I thought, maybe I can last nine holes and head into Pinehurst Village for lunch and blog material. Heck, I could always borrow Rodney Dangerfield’s line from Caddyshack … "Oh, my arm, it’s broke!" And then I hit the lottery. [... more » ]