Golf News for Monday, December 22, 2008
This is the last edition of the WorldGolf Wire for 2008, as our team will be taking a break during the holiday season. Best wishes for happy holidays and a joyous and prosperous New Year. [... more » ]
Legendary instructor Gary Wiren talks about perfecting your golf grip. "Ben Hogan said it: 'Good golf starts with a good grip,'" Wiren tells host Dave Berner. Ian's Friends Foundation and PGA Tour supporting pediatric tumor research. And, Mike Bailey on La Quinta Resort in Souther California. [... more » ]
"Design is just one of the many exciting aspects of our Fall collection. We're very pleased by the depth and breadth of our offering," said Brian Thompson, vice president of sales. "We're showcasing our passion." [... more » ]
"The Orlando show is an important part of how we begin the new year. It is a great venue for us to reconnect with our customers and hear from retailers face to face." states Champ President Harris MacNeill. [... more » ]
"Survive and thrive is the motto of this year's IPAC Custom Fit Center" said Mike Dickerson, IPAC President. "By offering a first rate custom fitting center with excellent service, your business is guaranteed to grow." [... more » ]
Sorenstam attended the University of Arizona as an undergraduate student during the fall of 1990. While at the University, she was a member of the University of Arizona Women's golf team. [... more » ]
"The soft opening serves as a final staff dress rehearsal and an opportunity to ensure that everything is working before we really go out there and celebrate," said Donn Takahashi, president of Prince Resorts Hawaii. [... more » ]
"Our exhibitors realize times are tough but they also know golfers will keep the game a part of their lives," said Carolyn Alt, West Michigan Golf Show Manager. "And the Golf Show is an ideal place." [... more » ]
"I have worked on a number of great products in my time, but never has there been a product that allows a golfer to "change" his or her results so quickly and effectively," said Tom Stites, Nike Golf's Director of Club Creation. [... more » ]
"Once again, it's been a banner year for TaylorMade-adidas Golf with all that we accomplished on tour and in the retail marketplace," said Mark King, president and CEO of TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company. [... more » ]
"The Swami has an internal rechargeable lithium-ion battery that holds a charge for a minimum of 12 hours of golf," said Jim Rubino, Director of Product Engineering at Izzo Golf. [... more » ]
"The integration comes at a time when we will be launching some incredible new Zero Restriction product developments and a new PGA Show booth," said Dave Hall, Chief Operating Officer of Summit Golf Brands. [... more » ]
"We are very excited," said Stan Harris, Chief Executive Officer, ForeFront Group. "This new location is perfect as we strive to enhance our golf business and leadership position in the marketplace." [... more » ]
"We are very proud of our recent graduates of the Master's Program," said Jennifer King, President of KZG. "The attendees are all veteran clubfitters who have taken the time and expense to further their education." [... more » ]
The 8-DVD Set, based on McLean's critically acclaimed 8-Step Swing video—the all-time best selling video on The Golf Channel—features over a dozen example swings from some of golf's greatest players. [... more » ]
The Classic kicked off with the charity Golf Tournament followed by the Coach's Dinner and an NCAA basketball doubleheader at Honda Center. All three events benefit the Special Olympics. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled and excited about being recognized by our peers," said Joshua Jacobs, president and founder of TGA. "Our organization has worked hard and will continue to work harder." [... more » ]
After taming the Mountain Course at the fabulous La Quinta Resort on the first day with my host Tim Hurja and PGA West Greg Norman Course head pro Joe Johnson, Tim and I retreated to Hurja’s studio for the afternoon as the first heavy rain set in. There's a full-swing simulator, 3-D swing analysis system and video setup to analyze anything in your golf swing. [... more » ]
Give the gift that keeps on reminding him or her that rules actually exist in golf, and that playing without them is like playing tennis without a net. Golf Rules Made Easy is the perfect gift for even the most virtuous golfers. 48 colorful, clearly illustrated, laminated pages answer just about any question that might come up on the course. [... more » ]