Golf News for Wednesday, March 12, 2008
XM tees off its coverage of Masters Week on April 7 with Peter Kessler’s daily morning show "Making the Turn." XM will be at Augusta starting April 8 with the pre-event press conferences at Augusta National Golf Club. [... more » ]
The season premiere of "Who Knew?" will include a visit to the facilities of Titleist, the leading manufacturer of golf balls, where host Marshall Brain explores the research, development and manufacturing operations of Titleist golf balls. [... more » ]
"Since Golf is a $60+ Billion dollar industry, we feel that it would be better served by having stations specializing in Golf’s niche markets," said Eileen Luttrell, President and Chief Executive Officer of AllGolfTV. [... more » ]
"The Coolwell system helps golfers play comfortably all day in most any weather conditions. That means more rounds, more revenues and a competitive advantage for our customers," said Mike Packer, Club Car’s VP of Worldwide Sales. [... more » ] is a totally new community for golfers that provides social networking, a place to find golf buddies, the ability to book female golf caddies, create a business or personal profile, gain access to tips, gear, and destinations. [... more » ]
"We firmly believe that these Professionals will be the industry leaders of tomorrow, and therefore we want to assist them," said Peter Broome, Acushnet Vice President of Business Development and Partnerships. [... more » ]
"Aquila is the most modern of the Phoenix municipal golf courses and is just the perfect place for some great desert golf," said Paul Sampliner, Southwest Regional Manager for Cypress. "We are excited they brought us on." [... more » ]
"The quality and continued growth of our golf product is a direct result of Brad and Scott's skill and hard work," said Jim MacInnes, President and GM of Crystal Mountain. "They were the first two PGA professionals we hired." [... more » ]
"It’s an honor for us here at OB Sports to have someone like Bob on our staff," said Tom Vold, Director of Golf for The Legacy Golf Club. "The induction into Colorado’s Golf Hall of Fame is a very prestigious accomplishment." [... more » ]
"My standard for a truly great course is to ask myself whether it can stand the test of time. I’m convinced that these two courses will be enjoyed for many years to come," said Raymond Floyd who was in charge of the redesign. [... more » ]
"We've been very careful with the routing and construction of the golf course," said Kevin Ramsey, a partner with Golfplan-Fream, Dale & Ramsey. "This entire area has tremendous history and areas adjacent to the golf course have been designated an archaeological preserve." [... more » ]
"There is a reason that 25 PGA Professionals including Vijay Singh, Hale Irwin, and Sergio Garcia have our products in their backyard," said Joe Suminlawski of Southwest Greens of Nashville about the synthetic putting greens. [... more » ]
It is so easy and efficient to repair a ball mark while standing, that golfers who may just repair only their own mark, will repair others with the Fix-Master. More golfers will repair more marks with the Fix-Master. [... more » ]
Swing coach Butch Harmon has ended his short-lived professional relationship with two-time major winner John Daly, citing issues related to Daly’s ongoing drinking. Harmon said he has worked three times with Daly but that ultimately Daly isn’t committed to golf. [... more » ]
It's excruciating, watching a 20-handicapper going through a putting routine like a slow pro, while you're waiting 120 yards out with a wedge in your hand and murder in your heart. They should have a disclaimer on TV: "Don't try this at home." Or give me a taser. [... more » ]
"Desert Mountain has set the standard for quality on an international level," said Brian O'Neill, president of Desert Mountain Real Estate. "This recognition is a testament to the unparalleled lifestyle experience we offer." [... more » ]