Golf News for Thursday, February 28, 2008
"It’s a thrill to have two top tens so early in the season," said Paul Friedrich, Scratch Golf Tour Rep. "As always, we congratulate the guys for their performances and wish them well for the rest of the 2008 season." [... more » ]
"The components Nippon Shaft is providing to MacGregor meet out high quality standards and are designed to help golfers of all levels," said Hiroyuki Fukuda, head of sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft USA. [... more » ]
"The fact that players are making a conscious decision to request that their spikes be changed to CHAMP is a true testament to the quality of our product," said Harris MacNeill, President of MacNeill Engineering/Champ Spikes. [... more » ]
Gay wore 59 Belts' "Spitfire" USA buckle design. This is our first PGA Tour title, but we expect many more to come with players such as Stuart Appleby, Daniel Chopra, Jason Day, Riuji Imada, and Dean Wilson wearing our designs. [... more » ]
"What a tremendous start to Paula’s 2008 season," said John Whitney, Sundog Eyewear Vice President of Product Development. "It’s always a lot of fun working with Paula creating her PC Collection." [... more » ]
"The South Florida PGA is looking forward to having a presence at the Honda Classic once again this year," said South Florida PGA Executive Director Kevin Marrone. "This is an excellent opportunity to grow the game." [... more » ]
"The GCSAA Board of Directors conducted a series of second-round interviews for the association's CEO, and the process is continuing in good order," said David S. Downing, GCSAA President. [... more » ]
"Our team had the good fortune to work on three quality projects last year and fortune has smiled upon us again in 2008," said Spence. "This year’s projects will allow us to stay in the forefront of the Ross restoration movement." [... more » ]
"We help golfers visit their choice of golf courses by allowing them to virtually fly over the course and see the course’s layout map before getting there," said Robert Nelsen, GolfFlyover’s Chief Executive Officer. [... more » ]
Successful courses that have implemented the system have banned long tong divot tools outright and include Medinah, Southern Hills, Bulle Rock and hundreds of others. 48 new courses were signed up in January. [... more » ]
"Upon completion of the course renovations this spring, we will have removed 90% of the trees and added 60 acres of native grasses," said Matt McNeil, the Director of Golf for the Links at Cottonwoods. [... more » ]
"The impressive unique visitor counts are doubling weekly and our registered members are following in much the same ratio," said Peter Lineal, Natural Golf’s CEO. The site offers downloadable instructional videos. [... more » ]
Georgia remains atop the poll in the number one spot, earning 13 of the 23 first-place votes. The Bulldogs won twice this past fall and begin the spring portion of their season next week at the Puerto Rico Classic. [... more » ]
"It’s a great pleasure to get the Herbert Warren Wind Award," said Kevin Cook, the book's author. "I fell in love with the Morrises’ story in 1986 on my first trip to St. Andrews. I hope the award brings readers to the book." [... more » ]
I've run into three different golf-nuts who volunteered at the Gallery Golf Club during the tourney and each one couldn’t stop talking about how nice Vijay was to the little people. A volunteer at the driving range told how Singh went out of his way to come down and thank all the workers at the range - after he was eliminated. [... more » ]
Since Raul Castro has taken over, Cuba is showing a willingness to build golf courses, in order to help the country’s ailing tourist economy. Several big projects are in the works. But if they really want to grow the game of golf on the island, build quality, affordable courses for the working people. [... more » ]