Golf News for Thursday, March 6, 2008
The 33-year-old New Zealander had pinpoint accuracy all week with his Srixon I-701 irons and Z-URS golf ball. On the final nine holes of Sunday’s round, he recorded four straight birdies, holes 12-15, to take the lead. [... more » ]
The R&A has announced Hillside, Southport & Ainsdale and St Annes Old Links as the Local Final Qualifying venues for the 2012 Open Championship, which will be held at Royal Lytham & St Annes. [... more » ]
"This is the first time I have put the driver in play and it blew me away," said winner Ewan Porter in an exclusive interview with Nickent. "It gave me an advantage over the competition in both distance and in accuracy." [... more » ]
"We are extremely excited about the start that ACCRA has enjoyed on this years PGA Tour," said Gawain Robertson, an Accra Golf Shafts Partner. "Week after week Accra has increased usage on Tour." [... more » ]
"We’re part of everything that Myrtle Beach has to offer, yet we’re in a quieter part of the area where the focus is on great golf and the beauty of the Lowcountry," said Jann Walker, director of marketing at Pawleys Plantation. [... more » ]
The French Lick Resort Casino staff is excited to showcase the newly renovated golf product fresh off its historic $500 million dollar resort renovation development with several new packages for the 2008 golf season. [... more » ]
"We are excited about the continuation of the stay-and-play packages and to showcase this integral component of the SouthWood community," said Beth Murphy, General Manager for the SouthWood Golf Club. [... more » ]
"Through Buffalo Communications, we’re excited to inform and educate more golfers about this new way to gain access to the private golf experience," said Gary Rosenberg, Chief Marketing Officer of Tour GCX. [... more » ]
"Ogio's reputation hinges on our innovation; buyers and customers alike seek out and expect Ogio's components to offer a technologically forward approach to solving problems," said the company's vp operations, Gary Bowen. [... more » ]
The USGA awarded a large percentage of the current funds to support local chapters of The First Tee, a national organization devoted to impacting the lives of children through golf and character development. [... more » ]
The PGA Certified Professional Program is an online, career-enhancing educational curriculum that supports PGA Professionals who are committed to continuously enhancing their golf management skills. [... more » ]
"Our new Build-Your-Own-Flagstick application offers the power to design flagsticks that precisely match a course's image, colors and style, allowing them to add distinction," said Matt Hurley, vice-president of Standard Golf. [... more » ]
On February 24, Fuzzy used his brand spankin’ new PowerBilt FZ1 driver and irons to overmatch his competitors and take home six skins and $320,000 in the Champions Skins Game in Kaanapali, Hawaii. He shared the victory with his partner, Peter Jacobson. [... more » ]
"The benefits that will accrue to junior golfers across the nation as a result of our joint efforts will certainly be gratifying," said Ron Beaman, Founder and President of the participating International Players Tour. [... more » ]
"The 'Chips In' initiative encourages any non-profit organization holding a golf tournament to apply for donations at www.golftown.com.," said Stephen Bebis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Golf Town. [... more » ]