Golf News for Friday, May 2, 2008
"When searching for a course name, we kept going back to the highest elevation point in the development, Round Mountain. We feel this reflects our plans for The Round Mountain Golf Club, to be one of the top courses in the area," said Tim Ritch, managing partner of The Archer Group. [... more » ]
Immelman won the April Award ahead of several contenders, led by Northern Ireland’s Darren Clarke, who claimed his first European Tour title in five years with a dramatic victory in the BMW Asian Open. [... more » ]
The Golf Channel's "The Big Break" reality show has been a huge hit. In this week's podcast, host Dave Berner talks to contestant Elizabeth Stuart about her role on the show. Tim McDonald gives the skinny on golf in Branson, Missouri. Bridget Logan talks about her new book, “The Golfer’s Game Book (A Manual of Golf Games and Side Bets)". [... more » ]
Schepens finished with a 73 after making a birdie on the 18th to tie for the lead. Along with fellow competitor Michael Amato, Schepens played another eight holes before Amato bogeyed and he parred the 26th hole of the day. [... more » ]
"The addition of Rae, Jim and Mark strengthens The Institute's board of trustees, and they will all play a key role," said Bob Wood, President of Nike Golf, who also serves on The Institute's Advisory Council. [... more » ]
"I felt so comfortable with the shot and had a Tigeresque mindset that I just knew that I could make a hole-in-one and felt real very good," said Van Every, whose feat was part of a Million Dollar Hole-In-One Shootout. [... more » ]
"It’s clear the club is interested in re-establishing the Bukit Course as one of Asia’s premier tournament venues," said Golfplan partner Kevin Ramsey. "Accordingly, this a primary goal of our renovation." [... more » ]
Empire Turf has been specified in major developments across the state of Florida for its practical advantages. The Villages and Ginn Reunion Resort both chose to go with Empire in an effort to stay on the forefront. [... more » ]
The 2008 BMW PGA Championship will boast one of the strongest fields on The European Tour International Schedule, with many of the world’s best players in action over the famous West Course at Wentworth Club. [... more » ]
"The golf course is in outstanding condition and will provide a strong, fair test of golf for the entrants," said general manager Bill Troyanoski. "Our greens have reached a championship level of speed and firmness." [... more » ]
"This is an opportunity for golf enthusiasts to experience the game like the Tour pros," said Tyson Andrus, Nature Valley marketing. "We are excited to deliver an authentic playing experience at championship quality courses." [... more » ]
Highlighting the collection is the 2008 U.S. Open Edge Towel, a 16” x 26” towel that features a richly woven jacquard border in hunter green with the colorful Torrey Pines and U.S Open logo in the center. [... more » ]
I should have been following Roger Clemens around off the course too during the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. That's apparently where Clemens first met Paulette Dean Daly. Yes, John's Ex. [... more » ]
For the second year, CHAMP SPikes is running its 'Pink on the Links' Program. And this year, golf fans can score gear from Tiger Woods, Lorena Ochoa and others - while fighting breast cancer. [... more » ]
"The Halle Berry Celebrity Golf Classic is being played to raise funds for the Jenesse Center, the oldest domestic violence intervention center in South Central Los Angeles," said Gogie Girl co-founder Vicky Waldorf. [... more » ]
"Whenever a clubmaker or golfer regrips their clubs with Lamkin grips, we’re donating a portion of the proceeds to fight prostate cancer," said Bob Lamkin, president and Chief Executive Officer of Lamkin. [... more » ]