Golf News for Tuesday, April 29, 2008
In this week's LasVegasGolf.com On The Air podcast, host Dave Berner talks to Andy Payne, head professional at Badlands Golf Club, to Royal Links Golf Club General Manager Matt Tripp, and to World Series of Golf President and CEO Terry Leiweke. [... more » ]
"We wanted to expand our product offerings only if we could provide exceptional value on high quality golf products," said Gary Shienfield, Knetgolf.com CEO. "I think we have succeeded." [... more » ]
"These accomplishments continue to validate the great partnership and success Fujikura continues to have working with these great golfers and leading OEM clubmakers," said John Hovis, Fujikura PGA Tour representative. [... more » ]
"The Proforce V2 continues to be a winning combination in a variety of club heads on professional tours and top amateur events around the world, and it’s very rewarding to see," said Jim McIntosh, tour representative for UST. [... more » ]
Trusting his Titleist equipment from tee-to-green, Scott finished among the Top 10 in Driving Distance (7th/302.6), Putts Per GIR (9th/1.696) and Greens in Regulation (T9/63.9) at the Byron Nelson Championship. [... more » ]
In Irving, Texas, the winner of the PGA Tour’s EDS Byron Nelson Championship won in three playoff holes while wearing Champ Scorpion Stinger spikes. On the Duramed Futures Tour the eventual champion also wore Stinger. [... more » ]
"We are excited to see that 93 percent of the top 30 finishers trusted Golf Pride grips during the tough competition this weekend.," said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. [... more » ]
"The entire Gogie Girl team is so proud to be affiliated with Annika, one of the best woman golfers of all time," said Gogie Girl co-founder Vicky Waldorf, wife of PGA Tour veteran Duffy Waldorf. "Annika personifies women’s golf." [... more » ]
"We think it will increase the already robust participation in the Golfathon, an event we look forward to every year to showcase our superb golf courses," said Dr. David Chu, Chairman, Mission Hills Group. [... more » ]
"The Ladies Scottish Open is a fantastic event and is always a highlight of the tour, we are proud and honored to be associated with it," said Mark Richardson, Managing Director of Bobby Jones Europe. [... more » ]
"We are pleased to have Rick take the reins as this year’s host of the HorsePower Tee Shot Tour events," said John Mamoudis, President, HorsePower Sports Marketing. Allen is a veteran announcer. [... more » ]
"I am honored and excited to lead our Fujikura team. We have had tremendous success based on delivering superior material, design and process technology to our OEM customers and our stellar Charter Dealer network," said Mr. Schnider. [... more » ]
"I look forward to returning to a brand I believe is one of the most technological golf shoes in the market place today." said Patmore. "Hi-Tec has always been driven to go in new directions and not fear failure." [... more » ]
With a $2.6 million purse, last year's player field at the Ginn Tribute included all of the top 50 players in the Rolex World Rankings and 94 of the top 100. A similar turnout is eagerly expected for 2008. [... more » ]
"We’re extremely excited to offer this Women’s Wellness Weekend here at Rocky Gap," said GM Tim Grambley. "This program offers women the tools to enhance their lives through activity, relaxation techniques and healthy eating." [... more » ]
You may have heard of Branson, Missouri, most likely from your parents, grandparents or great-uncle. What you might not know, and which might prompt you to pull the Trigger (get it? Roy Rogers?) is that the famous country music city is trying hard to become a golf destination, and they’ve got a pretty good start. [... more » ]
When Tampa, Fla, golf-ball diver Dwight Monreal woke up on Saturday morning, little did he know his day would include a brief and savage romantic interlude with an alligator. [... more » ]