Golf News for Friday, May 16, 2008
"Under the conditions, I think it was definitely my best driving round ever," said Garcia of Friday's round. "More than anything because I was placing it where I wanted, on the side of the fairway where I needed to be." [... more » ]
"With this new site, I am excited to have the opportunity to share my experiences with all golfers and especially the wedge enthusiasts who have been so loyal to me and the brand," said golf club designer Bob Vokey. [... more » ]
The total attendance was 23,109, including 981 exhibitors covering 291,250 square feet. Officials were pleased with the final statistics and reviews, given that the West Coast traditionally attracts fewer attendees and exhibitors. [... more » ]
"The rain suit we are developing for this year's European Ryder Cup Team is very special and features one of the most exciting fabric innovations," said Richard Head, ProQuip Managing Director and Chief Designer. [... more » ]
"I am not the best player, but I am looking forward to seeing how my golf swing stands up against the power hitters. I know I will be left in their dust, but I hope to beat the other racers," said Marcos Ambrose. [... more » ]
Pat Holubetz recently joined Profile Products LLC as the Midwest regional sales manager. Holubetz is replacing Dwight Johnson, who earned a promotion to become the new Profile Golf business manager. [... more » ]
"In bringing the Omega Mission Hills World Cup Qualifier to Sierra Golf Club in Poland, we are giving players more choice," said Keith Waters, who serves as European Tour Director of International Policy. [... more » ]
"It is an honor to partner with such high-caliber coaches in order to give back to the charities which we all feel so strongly about," said Franz Hanning, president and CEO of Wyndham Vacation Ownership. [... more » ]
"This event symbolizes what is special about being a firefighter," said O’Brien, director of the FDNY 9-11 Memorial Golf Outing. "The FDNY 9-11 Memorial Golf Outing was formed after Sept. 11, 2001, because we wanted to do something special." [... more » ]
"Our programs work extremely well together because we are both educational and entrepreneurial in nature. Our combined resources are significant," said A.J. Ali, founder and CEO of the Eclipse Business Golf Academy. [... more » ]
The Weather Channels Internet presence at weather.com ranks as one of the most popular consumer websites providing daily golf forecasts and detailed directory listings for every active golf course in the U.S. [... more » ]
The camp is annually attended by over 400 children and includes instructional clinics, a league and the combination of adult/child tournaments. His program nurtures a love and respect for golf through instruction. [... more » ]
"Whether you’re just taking up the game or a seasoned Tour Professional, I know the SwingSetter Pro will take your game to new heights," said Leadbetter, coach to some the world's top Tour Professionals. [... more » ]
The new list of exclusive cocktails, which owe their birth to the signature holes that have made playing a round at Fairmont golf courses a time-honored traditionincludes the Mayakoba Colada and the Devil's Spruce. [... more » ]
For those of you not completely bewitched by big name-brands with big-name Tour players in their stables, Tour Edge is one of the equipment companies you should consider next time you’re looking for an entire set, or even just one top-performing fairway wood. [... more » ]