Golf News for Monday, December 8, 2008
"Our Green Proclamation has ten points created to help influence the direction of golf course design in this era of environmental concern," said Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Chairman of the RTJ II. [... more » ]
"Imagine owning a proven golf business that includes a portable golf course that requires very little maintenance, strong demand from corporate and charity clients," said Bob Gaudreau, owner of PGS. [... more » ]
"November will be another data point to see if rounds buck the negative weather trend or whether (bad pun) we follow the weather down another notch," said Jim Koppenhaver, Pellucid President. [... more » ]
"When a customer wants an item that their local shop doesn't carry, instead of losing that sale, the retailer merely orders that one product from," said Tony Beuter, VP of Operations for VGM Club. [... more » ]
"We have an exceptional golf course that provides wonderful service to all golfers," said owner Ken Wang. "Everyone associated with Pound Ridge Golf Club is very proud to receive this most special recognition." [... more » ]
While unveiling his first golf course in the Tucson area since introducing La Paloma Country Club in 1984, Nicklaus has integrated solid strategy, variety and fair shot values that harmonize with the high desert. [... more » ]
Special golf rates, superior service and convenience are provided along with additional concierge services including the ability to cater special requests such as shrimp boils, barbecues and southern fish fry cookouts. [... more » ]
"We're thrilled that Brian likes Sligo Wear apparel enough to sign another contract with us,'' said Sligo Wear Director of Sales Shawn Aucoin. "Brian is as particular about his apparel as he is his equipment." [... more » ]
"It's an honor to be a part of the Nationwide Tour's 20th anniversary and watch another 25 world-class graduates emerge," said Jim Lyski, chief marketing officer for Nationwide. [... more » ]
"Even though the event is always early in January, the golfers have played more times in shorts than we have in snow," said Glen Byrnes, Golden Horseshoe's host professional and director of golf. [... more » ]
"We considered that the current economic uncertainty coupled to security concerns made it impossible for us to present the tournament," said Mohamed Juma Buamaim, Vice Chairman and CEO of 'golf in Dubai'. [... more » ]
"A combination of the very high standard of course design, service, facilities, weather, environment and above low course fees make Thailand a golfing paradise," said Miguel Cunat, CEO of Thailand In Style. [... more » ]
"Steve's wealth of golf course management experience will prove invaluable to golf course owners, boards, managers and superintendents. He's an excellent listener." said Roger Mulloy, GSA's president. [... more » ]
The young woman that has created so much positive and negative attention over the past several years has something she never really had before - an accomplishment. Yes, in 2009, Michelle Wie will play on the LPGA Tour. Because she earned it. [... more » ]
At Papago, nearly $6 million was spent for new greens, new grass, new irrigation system, restoration of the lakes and tree removal, to name just a few things. It also got a little more length. The result is a golf course that’s more playable than ever, with views if the nearby Papago Buttes and surrounding mountains on every hole. [... more » ]