Golf News for Wednesday, December 17, 2008
"The portable hitting bays are the future to exposing golf to the public. Capturing a built-in sports-minded audience was a key to the night's success," aid Tennessee PGA Section Tournament Director Todd Havron. [... more » ]
The largest industry demo event in North America features a packed schedule of special events, demonstrations, contests and prizes, plus the first Outdoor New Product Preview & Demo Area. [... more » ]
"We're excited to have one of the most respected names in golf," said Chase Peckham, associate publisher. "With his commitment to quality and excellence, Gary Player symbolizes the best of the golf industry." [... more » ]
New for 2009, Sun Mountain is offering a line of golf outerwear coupling the warmth and softness of fleece with the weatherproofness and stretchability of Sun Mountain's proprietary RainFlex fabric. [... more » ]
"We were immensely pleased in 2008 by the reaction of Europe's finest golfers to both the golf course and the facilities on offer," said Charles Fairweather, Chairman of The London Golf Club. [... more » ]
Perry finished at 140 but he had to wait about 45 minutes to see if it was going to be good enough for the victory. Ken Martin and Mark Brown playing in the final foursome, tied for second. "It was worth the wait," Perry said. [... more » ]
Sterne clinched his fourth career professional European Tour win at the Alfred Dunhill Championship. Clark shot a final round five-under 67 at Royal Sydney and prevailed in a playoff over Matthew Goggin. [... more » ]
"The Origins Course is truly a local treasure and one of the most affordable and fun options for golf in northwest Florida," said Will Hopkins, Camp Creek and Origins Course manager. [... more » ]
Lending their support this winter to help facilitate such an approach to the crisis, many of the Fayetteville area's finest golf courses and best hotels are offering some of the most attractive, cut-rate specials possible. [... more » ]
"We are very excited that The Golf Channel chose to include the North End of the Grand Strand and Glen Dornoch," said Jason Himmelsbach, director of marketing for The Glens Golf Group. [... more » ]
"Mr. Nelson was not only a great player, but he truly was an outstanding ambassador of the game of golf," said Paul Foley, Golf Course Builders Association of America executive director. [... more » ]
"I was excited and just felt honored having been in the Carolinas Section so long and working toward education of golf professionals," said Phil Pendergrass. "It just makes you feel good that someone notices." [... more » ]
"The PGA of America and Jack Nicklaus are proud to be able to extend Nicklaus/PGA Teaching Grants to new audiences throughout this country," said PGA of America President Jim Remy. [... more » ]
It was 18 months ago that I spoke to long-time friends and filmmakers Christopher Vitiello and Jonathan Ochoa about their work on a documentary on Lorena Ochoa, the world’s No. 1 female golfer. This month, their work comes to life on Fox Sports Espanol. [... more » ]
Steve Williams leapt totally out of bounds with both feet in recent degrading comments to the New Zealand press regarding Phil Mickelson. [... more » ]