Golf News for Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Event highlights include a pre-tournament party in which players have a chance to bid for a celebrity teammate and also bid on a variety of auction items and the post-tournament awards party with surprise performances. [... more » ]
"On a weekend where slippery conditions and the elements halted play on numerous occasions, footing and traction for players was even more important than usual," said Harris MacNeill, President of Champ Spikes. [... more » ]
"With 32 of the top 33 finishers trusting our grips at the World Golf Championships this week, it is clear that the world’s best golfers turn to Golf Pride," said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. [... more » ]
"Zero Friction is off to a brilliant start this season, and we’re thrilled that our tees bring success to players of all levels," said Bob White, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Excel Golf, maker of Zero Friction tees. [... more » ]
"UST is committed to being the leader in providing shaft fitting information and solutions to help golfers of all abilities play their best," said Jamie Pipes, manager of product testing and field research for UST. [... more » ]
No other spot on the East Coast offers so many high quality golf courses matched up with such excellent accommodations as Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Not bad for a destination best known for beach vacations. [... more » ]
"Offering Clip-Lok technology in a lightweight stand bag gives golfers the ultimate club protection and a quiet walk around the course," said Craig Ramsbottom, president of The Bag Boy Company. [... more » ]
The greatest players and biggest names in sports and entertainment will take center stage at the 19th American Century Championship, celebrity golf’s most popular tournament at Edgewood Tahoe, July 8-13. [... more » ]
Apparel companies that participate in the ING Spring Conference Fashion Show will have their newest clothing modeled on the runway by golf writers and broadcasters as their cheering peers look on. [... more » ]
"Gogie Girl will be a sponsor for a minimum of two years. Currently, we’re focusing our marketing efforts in women’s golf," said Gogie Girl co-founder Vicky Waldorf, wife of PGA Tour player Duffy Waldorf. [... more » ]
"Nicole is bringing a new enthusiasm and discipline to the position and organization, and she is already making a very big impact," said SNGA President Brady Exber. "She is a terrific asset for the organization." [... more » ]
"We are pleased to have Jim Hames as part of our executive team," said Henri Johnson, founder, CEO and Chairman of EDH. "The depth and scope of his golf-industry experience will be invaluable to us." [... more » ]
"My customers appreciate my work ethic and my focus to make the achievement of their individual goals as easy as possible with the lines I bring to them. What results is a strong relationship," said Yaverski. [... more » ]
"We’ve seen numerous times how the addition of an SST PURE shaft alignment system can really help a golf shop differentiate themselves from their competition," said Gary Sheppard, director of business development for SST. [... more » ]
Chef Paul Prudhomme was shot with a 22 calibre bullet while he was cooking at a tent near the PGA Tour event. He thought it was a bee sting at first. Sort of makes Michelle Wie's mysterious wrist injuries pale by comparison. [... more » ]
Even if Tiger holds a grudge against golf photographers the rest of his career for apparently blowing his perfect 2008 season, he should still take the high road and at the very least, offer a generic, half-hearted "sorry to all the kids" statement. [... more » ]