Golf News for Wednesday, December 3, 2008
The resort features a Robert Trent Jones Sr-designed par 72 championship golf course, recently renovated by Roger Rulewich, and the Half Moon Golf Academy directed by Scottish pro, Ewan Peebles. [... more » ]
"From the beginning, Circling Raven's clubhouse has been unique," said Davidson. "We offer great variety, well beyond items just for golf. Still, it's always humbling to be recognized by your peers." [... more » ]
"This is a long overdue honor for the first president of our association," said David S. Downing II, GCSAA President. "He is one of the founding fathers of our profession and a cornerstone in the foundation." [... more » ]
"Rod Pampling was an early adopter of the new Proforce AXIVCore shaft so it's extremely rewarding to see him leap into being one of the top money-earners," said Jim McIntosh, PGA Tour representative for UST. [... more » ]
"Rex has developed a reputation for being a top-notch journalist in golf circles, and we are excited to have him join our team as we continue to build GolfChannel.com into the leading destination for golf fans around the world," said Jay Coffin, editorial director for GolfChannel.com. [... more » ]
"I thought, why not have a 'Woodstock of teaching,' where there would be many ideas that my peers would not normally hear?" said Michael Hebron of St. James, N.Y., 1991 PGA Teacher of the Year. [... more » ]
"I am hoping to return to Singapore for the HSBC Women's Champions in March," said Natalie Gulbis. "It was an amazing inaugural event last year and definitely a great addition to the LPGA calendar." [... more » ]
"We're excited to partner with an apparel company whose focus is in line with ours," said Universal Golf's Editor, Bobby Nicholson. "We love the look of Basic Golf's clothing and we're thrilled to have them." [... more » ]
Two-time PGA champion and U.S. Senior Open champion Dave Stockton joins two-time Masters champion Ben Crenshaw for six video lessons on the putting grip, the putting posture, and the putting stroke. [... more » ]
"Martin has been one of the powerful forces behind our success on the European Tour in 2008," said Stephen Boccieri, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boccieri Golf and inventor of the Heavy Putter. [... more » ]
"We're very pleased to welcome Neil to the Board. As a charter member of the Society, he brings a long-standing passion for our mission," said Steve Cohen, President of the Shivas Irons Society. [... more » ]
"Any time a company saves courses money and provides a better product, therein lies a winner," said Bryan Bielecki, for BCG. When there's a need for bridges, walkways and landscaping frames, we turn to Axion Golf." [... more » ]
"The opportunity to gain experience teaching junior and beginner-level golfers helps our students to develop their teaching skills," said GAA Phoenix campus director and PGA Master Professional Tim Eberlein. [... more » ]
It’s official: Tucson golf has crossed the threshold of Ritzy golf. The new 27-hole golf course at The Ritz-Carlton Club, Dove Mountain in Marana, just outside of Tucson, is pretty much done and will be open for public play on Jan. 18. [... more » ]
I suppose at it’s most basic, the reason we plunk down big cash to travel to foreign lands is for the opportunity to see and do plenty of “firsts". Two days into this Malaysian golf trip, my first ever voyage into Asia, I’ve had my fair share. [... more » ]