Golf News for Monday, March 17, 2008
"This is a tremendous accomplishment and reflects the commitment Walters Golf as a company has to the game," said Michael Levine, Director of Marketing for Walters Golf. "Mike ... is one of the few highly ranked instructors who still personally gives playing lessons, which have been tremendously well received." [... more » ]
"It’s an honor to join Sweetgrass Golf Club and the Island Resort and I’m extremely excited about the opportunity in front of me," said David Douglas. "People in the community have been talking about this project." [... more » ]
"Now players from all over the world who travel to this luxurious golf destination will have a chance to experience the beauty and performance of Fairway Skins," said Marje Helfet, CEO of Fairway Skins. [... more » ]
"SST now has yet another victory in 2008 thanks to Ernie Els, about whom I’ve been writing for weeks saying how ready he was to make 2008 a special year," said Steve Hosid, instruction editor for PGA Tour Partners Magazine. [... more » ]
"This is another sensational win with a very talented field at the Arnold Palmer Invitational," said Peter R. Sanchez, President/COO of Fujikura. "We’re excited to share these accomplishments with OEM clubmakers." [... more » ]
"121 players in a field of 144 golfers used Golf Pride grips on the majority of clubs in their bag; more than six times the nearest competitor," said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. [... more » ]
Mr. Lars Skylling found a recreational business he knew would be fun but also noticed how IntelliTurf’s products help save water and reduce emissions when compared to the maintenance of natural grass. [... more » ]
"We are very excited to have Bromo attending this event. He is an entertaining disc jockey and an avid golfer who always has a good time on the course, win or lose," said Richard Iorio, SDGA’s San Diego campus director. [... more » ]
"The hospitality industry is flourishing in the Pocono Mountains and this event is one of many ways to ensure this region continues to grow and meet the needs of today’s traveler," said PMVB Executive Director Carl Wilgus. [... more » ]
"From Day 1, we have focused on seamlessly integrating Osprey Meadows into this exceptional environment and have not wavered from that mission," said Tom Altmann, Director of Golf at Tamarack Resort. [... more » ]
"Idaho is flush with some of the most beautiful golf courses in the country and for Osprey Meadows to be named the state’s best course the public can play speaks volumes of the design," said Director of Golf Tom Altmann. [... more » ]
"Not only has our Trail Creek Course continued to garner national acclaim, but we’re also unveiling our White Clouds Course and so much more this summer," said General Manager Wallace Huffman. [... more » ]
"I am very excited to share my proven and simple putting fundamentals in this new instruction DVD," said O’Brien. "I am particularly impressed with how the DVD comes across as a personal one-on-one private lesson." [... more » ]
Reader Mike Barnett wrote in asking if I'd recommend Papago or Cave Creek more for an Arizona spring training play. Everyone knows I'm Mr. Spring Training, not Billy Crystal. [... more » ]
Is John Daly Osama bin Laden or just a golfer with a drinking problem? The big guy is getting bashed by golf writers who were all part of the myth-making machine when he was on top of the world. [... more » ]
Sifford is credited with breaking down the barrier of golf’s “Caucasian only’ rule more than four decades ago. In 1961, at the age of 39, he earned his PGA player card. Sifford had won the United Golf Association’s National Negro Open six times. [... more » ]
"We really think this will give the public and private golfers throughout the Carolinas who enjoy league play, the chance to compete with each other in a friendly, fun environment," said Executive Director, Ron Schmid, of the Carolinas PGA Section. [... more » ]