Golf News for Friday, December 19, 2008
"The matty collection is named for my son Matthew Elias, born soon after the company was launched and a constant reminder of how far we've come," said Keri Murschell, company founder and principal designer. [... more » ]
"We rolled out our wines in 2008 and wanted to get them directly to golfers at golf clubs or towns known to be a golf destinations like Monterey, Palm Springs and San Diego," said Moe, winery founder. [... more » ]
"We pulled together products that had personality, functionality and were still truly affordable for our buyers in a time when affordability is a priority", said Amy Wisehart, co-owner of Pink Tee, Inc. [... more » ]
"Our exhibitors realize times are tough but they also know golfers will keep the game a part of their lives," said Show Manager Carolyn Alt. "And the Golf Show is an ideal place to find affordable golf." [... more » ]
"It is terrific that our products, including the Softspikes brand, came out on top at both prestigious events," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. "Our products remain a constant on the leaderboards." [... more » ]
Tim Clark won the 2008 Australian Open, shooting a 5-under 67 on Sunday to finish tied for first at 9-under 270. On the first playoff hole, Clark scrambled for par from a greenside bunker to win the event. [... more » ]
"KBS shafts have produced tremendous results right out of the gate and I think it is primarily because of our unique approach to engineering," said Kim Braly, director of product development for KBS shafts. [... more » ]
"This custom tee marking application ensures that golfers have a consistent opportunity to hit the 'sweet spot' for maximum ball flight and improved carry distance and roll," said BJ Maloy, Evolve Golf Founder. [... more » ]
"Any one of the teams could have won," said Snedeker. "It sounds crazy, but it almost doesn't feel right to win. But we did, and now Bernie will have her dream and I'm going to have mine." [... more » ]
"We are proud to welcome Quali-Pro to the GCSAA Partner Recognition Program," GCSAA CEO Mark Woodward, CGCS, said. "These resources are invested for the benefit of GCSAA's stakeholders." [... more » ]
World Renowned British instructor, Master PGA Professional and Explanar inventor Luther Blacklock will do multiple one-hour presentations in the ING Hospitality Room at the PGA Merchandise Show January 29-31. [... more » ]
"I want what's best for my kids and I want them to learn the leadership skills that the game of golf taught me," said Herron, a dyslexic as a child. "I'm a perfect example of how the game can change a kid's life." [... more » ]
"We are honored to welcome Chef Barg to our family at The Whiteface Lodge," said Mike Straube, a regional director of Gemstone Hotels and Resorts, the management company for The Whiteface Lodge. [... more » ]
"This is the best week I can remember in almost 40 years of designing golf courses. Our entire team is proud, excited and grateful for the recognition," said Robert Trent Jones, Jr., chairman and master architect. [... more » ]
I had the opportunity to test-drive my uPro at a course in western New York this September. Although the carts were equipped with GPS, they gave me distances to center-green only. When I wanted to know how far a bunker, pond, or stand of trees was, I went straight to the uPro and voila! Instant measurement and complete security. [... more » ]
December fun at Oakland Hills Country Club in snow-ravaged southeast Michigan? Yes, it’s true. Sadly, there were no clubs involved, but that’s OK. That South course can be a real ego-crusher (just ask Sergio Garcia). [... more » ]