Golf News for Thursday, April 17, 2008
"With our goal of growing the game of golf internationally, we are very excited about the number of television viewers and visitors to," said Billy Payne, Chairman of the Masters Tournament and Augusta National Golf Club. [... more » ]
Qualifying rounds for the 2008 Military Long Drive Championship will take place at 27 military bases. Local winners will advance to four second-stage qualifying sites, where winners will earn a spot in the finals. [... more » ]
"This product was absolutely infectious on the Champions Tour Right after its launch. Before we knew it we had 70 players using IGotcha Ready," said inventor/President Jim Light, president and founder of Pro Line Sports. [... more » ]
"This gathering will introduce the Society and its mission to new members as well as to lay the groundwork for future events—including an annual SIS gathering," said Steve Cohen, president and founder of the Society. [... more » ]
"Establishing a distinct, consistent brand, and effectively communicating with customers are two important goals in today's competitive golf course market," said Pete Voorhees, president of Standard Golf. [... more » ]
"Frank, like so many of the athletes OGIO sponsors, lives his life out loud," said Ogio Global Director of Golf Tom Gocke. "His enthusiasm for his sport walks that fine line between passion and obsession." [... more » ]
"We are pleased to welcome the support of Honours Golf and its commitment to advancing golf's environmental stewardship," said Teri Harris, managing director of development for GCSAA and The Institute. [... more » ]
"We save over 80% of the time it takes to organize group games and outings for golfers," said Pete Solano, Chairman and CEO of GolfCaptains. "The successful pilot test now allows us to expand the free offering." [... more » ]
"Mission Hills has grown beyond a golf club – it’s a golf destination," said Chu, Vice Chairman, Mission Hills Group. "We’ve embraced our role as the epicenter of golf in the world’s fastest growing economy." [... more » ]
The E R-7 would feature a modification of a shaft that is produced in two sections that are joined together by a hinge located below the upper grip. The shaft is 45 to 50 inches long like a "long" putter and could be customized. [... more » ]
"This clinic focuses on improving balance, flexibility, strength and endurance," said Stephanie Overbaugh, director of the Irvine Body Balance Center. "It is geared for the golfer who wants to develop the perfect golf swing." [... more » ]
Numbers just released by the sponsorship evaluation company Joyce Julius & Associates reveal that Nike and its golf brands "appeared for approximately one-fifth of the entire broadcast, leading to nearly $25 million of in-broadcast exposure value." [... more » ]
This isn't about letting women into the armed forces or allowing African-Americans a seat on a bus. Nor is it about giving women equal rights on Wall Street. It's about a silly little club with their own set of stubborn, conservative rules. [... more » ]
The event includes a one-mile fun run for kids, a bounce house, clowns/face painting and live reggae from King Eddie & Pili Pili. Proceeds will benefit Community Alliance Funding Education (CAFÉ), a private foundation. [... more » ]
All you have to do is pledge $25 to the Fund and you’ll be entered into a draw to win this unique prize. Every cent goes to the Fund and the account is held at Wachovia, German Town East branch in Memphis, Tennessee. [... more » ]