Golf News for Friday, February 22, 2008
"My motivation is that I want to show the world, and youngsters in particular, that if you look after your body you can be productive and successful for a very long time," said Player, who is 72 years old. [... more » ]
"We are excited to hear about Randy’s accomplishments," said Tim Eberlein, campus director for SDGA Phoenix. "It’s always a pleasure to see former students excelling at the career path we helped set them on." [... more » ]
"Golf Pride continues to leverage its groundbreaking technology to produce grips that provide the best feel for the game," said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. "We are pleased." [... more » ]
After trailing by one shot on the 18th tee, the champion relied on his Heavy Putter to drain a dramatic birdie putt on the final hole to win by one stroke. Over the course of the tournament, he carded 20 birdies and one eagle. [... more » ]
"This week’s success on the PGA TOUR alone, which included a victory, a top 10 domination, and capturing the plastic cleat field, is a strong combination and we are excited," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. [... more » ]
"We are excited to be picking up on the PGA Tour where we left off on the Nationwide last year," said Ari Techner, Scratch Golf President and CEO. "We would like to congratulate the gentleman that used our wedge." [... more » ]
"While the name Sweetgrass is rich in Tribal legend, the logo embodies many of the attributes of the golf course," said Tribal Chairman Ken Meshigaud. "It’s elegant yet subtle, all while paying homage to the Potawatomi Nation." [... more » ]
"“We will have holes with unique views to innovative bunkers and greens. We want to create variety, a new vision, a new environment and experience for the golfer," said course designer Jack Nicklaus. [... more » ]
"In 2007 we helped our corporate and non-profit clients raise more than $40 million for their causes," said LTS LeaderBoard's President and CEO Gerry Lev. "We also realized a 46% increase in our non-golf events." [... more » ]
"“The layout of Arcadia Bluffs rewards golfers who think their way around the course, and ProLink GPS offers terrific aid in the strategy department," said Bill Schriver, General Manager at Arcadia Bluffs. [... more » ]
"There was much speculation over where this event would go after its enormously successful run of 13 years at The K Club," said Heath Harvey, General Manager for The London Golf Club with its Nicklaus-designed course. [... more » ]
Creative packages are par for the course at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. This year, Fairmont's unrivalled collection of golf destinations are looking to add some 'swing' into every golfers step and have crafted up a unique assortment of spring and summer golf packages guaranteed to please. [... more » ]
"We are going to be offering a program that is the equal of anything that is available in the US at places like the San Diego Golf Academy and the International Junior Golf Academy," said Shane Stevenson, Golf Co-Ordinator at Robina State School. [... more » ]
Too bad Phil's not a tree falling in the forest. Maybe then nobody would notice that he just got bounced from a tournament he never really seemed fully committed to. All the fans wanted to see Tiger vs. Phil in that 36-hole Sunday finale. But did Phil really want that? [... more » ]
I checked the leaderboard at the LPGA's Fields Open and nearly fell out of my chair. Through 14 holes, Michelle Wie was at 4 under par, putting her (alone) in first place. If that’s not a blog opportunity, I don’t know what is, whether this lead lasts the day, the tournament, or the next five minutes. [... more » ]