Golf News for Tuesday, December 9, 2008
"Because (golf) is played around the world at some of the most beautiful locations - and not just on a static playing field - the enhancement that HD can bring to the viewing experience is dramatic," said GOLF CHANNEL President Page Thompson. [... more » ]
"It was a true pleasure to host the Junior PGA Championship in 2008 and we are looking forward to hosting it again in July," said Chris Wood, General Manager and Director of Golf for the TPC River's Bend. "We received tremendous support from our membership, who got a closer look at the future of the sport." [... more » ]
"Our entire golf team has been working diligently to finalize our Audubon Certification and we are extremely proud of this accomplishment," said Todd Norton, Director of Grounds, Wildfire Golf Club. [... more » ]
"This award trumpets our ability to withstand change," said Jeff Puchalski, Dalat Palace's director of golf. "Voters were still compelled to rank Dalat Palace at the top. That's tremendous testimonial." [... more » ]
"It's a true mark of distinction that Yucaipa Valley's exceptional rating from this prominent industry publication parallels that of other top-tier courses," said Russ Davies, General Manager of Yucaipa. [... more » ]
"When you look at the names of the people who have won The European Tour Golfer of the Year over the past 23 seasons, it certainly shows the standing of the award in the world of golf," said Harrington. [... more » ]
GOLF CHANNEL announced that senior vice president Shannon O'Neill has been promoted to general manager, New Media Group. O'Neill's responsibilities include the day-to-day management of all new media operations including product, content, marketing, strategy & technology. GOLF CHANNEL also announced that Jeff Foster has been promoted to senior vice president of new media sales. [... more » ]
"There's a great distribution channel that she's been able to act on for her brand and I think across the country Lija is well-respected, as is Linda," said Rick Young, ScoreGolf's Business & Equipment Analyst. [... more » ]
Ogilvy took the lead on the par-5 15th hole at the Hyatt Regency Resort Course in Coolum and then pressed his advantage on the very next hole with a nine-iron approach to within one foot for a kick-in birdie. [... more » ]
"It wraps up a very good season for me," said Stensen. "I had three or four great years in a row now, so I am very happy to finish it off with two wins and I will take one more chance at the SA Open." [... more » ]
"We are thrilled," said Robbie Newton, President of RT Technologies. "To be a part of the top money leader on the Champions Tour gives us great satisfaction and validation to our product." [... more » ]
"We've taken the MOI concept to greater detail by varying each clubhead to match the performance level of any player," said Tom Stites, Director Club Creation for Nike Golf. "Every loft has a different shape." [... more » ]
"The integration of these two unique technologies makes this series among the most sophisticated shafts available on the golf market today," said Don Brown, product development manager for Grafalloy. [... more » ]
"Better than 9 out of 10 players chose to play Golf Pride grips while competing in this elite final qualifying tournament," said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton's Golf Grip Division. "We are very pleased." [... more » ]
"We have just concluded our annual sales conference in Girona, Spain, and we are very excited to be expanding our sales territory to Europe." said, Peter Cho, Vice President of Sales for GolfBuddy. [... more » ]
The getaways include airfare, accommodations, some meals, and golf at four of Dubai's premier golf resorts, The Majlis Course, the Wadi by Faldo Course, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, and the Abu Dhabi Golf Course. [... more » ]
Why do I love Robert Sidorsky's book, Golf 365 days: A History? Let me count the ways. [... more » ]
Golf writers were a luxury and have been among the most expendable parts of a sports department for a long time. Hardly any of them covered golf exclusively, even in good times. If they did, or weren’t versatile enough to do anything else, they were headed for extinction, anyway. [... more » ]