Golf News for Monday, December 15, 2008
"The new SQ DYMO STR8-FIT and SQ DYMO² STR8-FIT drivers allow the golfer to change the face and shaft relationship up to plus/minus 2˚ for face angle, loft and lie," said Tom Stites, Nike Golf's Director of Club Creation. "Nothing influences ball flight more than face, loft and lie angles." [... more » ]
"Max Elbin was genuinely one of the nicest, most admired leaders in golf," said PGA President Jim Remy. "Because of his leadership example, The PGA of America is stronger today." [... more » ]
"We're very excited about these new putters," said Miura Golf Vice President Bill Holowaty. "Katsuhiro Miura is a master craftsman and his putters are works of art that feature looks and technology." [... more » ]
"We hope this much-appreciated award brings us new guests who can judge Circling Raven and Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort & Hotel for themselves," said Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort CEO David Lasarte-Meeks. [... more » ]
Chambers Bay was named America's Best New Public Course of 2008 by Golf Digest. Butterfield Trail Golf Club was named to Golf Magazine's list of "Top 10 New Courses You Can Play." [... more » ]
As part of its certification, Cattails at MeadowView Golf Course formed a nine-person Audubon Advisory Committee, which was in charge of implementing and maintaining various environmental initiatives. [... more » ]
As part of the property's efforts to become Audubon Certified, the golf team at Renaissance Vinoy built several Osprey nests throughout the property, which provide a safe habitat for the bird species. [... more » ]
The one-hour Golf Channel special presentation will feature two signature events benefiting The First Tee initiative in 2008, with in-depth stories on several young men and women from First Tee Chapters. [... more » ]
"Boo Weekley certainly brought something different to the Ryder Cup so we expect him to be a big favourite with the galleries in Qatar," said Hassan Al Nuami, Qatar Golf Association President. [... more » ]
The award-winning championship golf courses at Mission Inn Resort & Club, just outside Orlando, will host the Florida Junior Governor's Cup Open, December 20-22, 2008. [... more » ]
The summer's schedule features five 54-hole (three-day) and six 36-hole (two-day) competitions, as well as the 72-hole flagship event, the 34th Junior PGA Championship at TPC River's Bend near Cincinnati. [... more » ]
"Rynk has many years of success working with junior golfers as Founder/Director of Instruction at Pro-Link," said James Pugliese, Better Golf Academy President. "Rynk is also a highly talented player." [... more » ]
It’s never too early to lobby the USGA when it comes to hosting a major championship. If you’re Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club, it should be a matter of simply filling out the paperwork. [... more » ]
Bob Thomas is offering a unique opportunity to purchase collectible Author’s Editions of his books at steep discounts from his web site. So, if you’re still having trouble finding just the right golf gift, maybe a good book is just what the duffer ordered. [... more » ]
The Field & Stream Magnetic Golf Watch, a statement in both fashion and healthy living, has been selected as Product of the Month for December by the GolfTalk Live radio show. [... more » ]