Golf News for Wednesday, February 20, 2008
"Being the leading choice by these talented players continues to reinforce that Fujikura is the performance shaft for players of all skill levels," said Peter R. Sanchez, President and Chief Operating Officer of Fujikura. [... more » ]
"We are pleased that so many Tour professionals trust our brand every week and are excited to see an increase in the number of players using the New Decade MultiCompound swing grip," said Jeff Fiorini, GM for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. [... more » ]
"It’s no coincidence that this is UST’s second straight year in which we’ve had a great showing at the Desert Launch Competition," said Mark Gerhardt, tour promotions manager for United Sports Technologies. [... more » ]
"Now that we’ve fully developed the TaylorMade brand as our premium ball franchise, we’re committed to growing our business through our Tour Preferred and Burner families," said Mark King, TaylorMade-adidas Golf CEO. [... more » ]
The Stanford International Pro-Am will partner 112 LPGA Professionals with 112 amateurs in a 54-hole stroke play tournament. After 36-holes of competition, there will be a cut to the low 70 professionals and the low 20 teams. [... more » ]
"Tom’s proven success hosting PGA Tour events, outstanding leadership skills and commitment to service excellence make him ideally suited for this demanding and high-profile position," said Cal Roth, vice president of agronomy. [... more » ]
"I’m excited about the possibilities having these specialists in the field present, and anticipating that this pilot program will expand to a majority of our 41 Sections within a few years," said Brian Whitcomb, PGA of America President. [... more » ]
Helping to kick off the week in a positive and energetic way is Famularo, the author of, "The Cycle of Self Empowerment." He has toured the world performing motivational speeches that always end with standing ovations. [... more » ]
"The new KBS Series steel shafts incorporate an entirely new design approach and innovative engineering for amazing performance and feel," said Larry Bodle, director of marketing for Femco Steel Technology Shafts. [... more » ]
"Forming a strategic alliance with the CEO Golf Challenge really made sense for both companies since our target audience is the CEO," said Michael Palmer, Director of Marketing for The Executive Committee Canada. [... more » ]
The game features 9 Qolf frame arches and the objective is for each participant -- utilizing a golf pitching wedge -- to hit a specially designed plastic Qolfball through each of the frame arches within a minimum amount of strokes. [... more » ]
"During the Demo Day and the PGA Show, I spoke with a lot of pros about the PortaPro Video system and they all were very impressed with it," said Ben Alexander, Award-Winning PGA Teacher of the Year nominee. [... more » ]
Look at Tiger Woods' Ryder Cup record. Not that impressive. Maybe he just can’t get fired up at facing off against only one player, versus the thrill he gets from beating entire fields the rest of the year. It’s the nobodies he has problems with. [... more » ]
You’d think that Phil Mickelson would be in a good mood after winning at Riviera and cementing his title as Mr. Pacific Time Zone. You’d think he’d be happy that there’s no Pro Am to think up a blow-off excuse for at the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship with its Wednesday start. You’d be wrong. [... more » ]
"We are happy to be ranked as the nation's top golf franchisor once again," said Tom Anthony, Golf USA Chairman. "2007 was another successful year for us with 17 store openings and 6 more already planned for spring." [... more » ]
"Not only is The Territory an economic development stimulus which people in the region can be proud of, but it’s also an avenue to improve the way of life," said Rick Braught, Owner of the The Territory Golf and Country Club. [... more » ]