Golf News for Thursday, May 22, 2008
"We’re thrilled to be involved in this important first," said David Schnider, President/COO of Fujikura, "which definitely validates that customizing shafts to meet the course layout and conditions, can improve performance," [... more » ]
"The condition of the golf course couldn’t be better," said Craig Harmon, PGA Head Pro. "On a scale of 1 to 10, I’d give it an 11 in all areas. The difference since the last major we held here is that the rough will be about an inch lower." [... more » ]
"The adidas adilibria shield sunglasses perform beautifully. I have never had sunglasses fit so comfortably on my face" said LPGA star Natalie Gulbis. "These are the first sunglasses I can wear through the whole round." [... more » ]
"We’re excited and honored that the Wegman’s LPGA Championship (June 19-22 in Pittsford, N.Y.) has selected Gogie Girl hats for their women volunteers," said Vicky Waldorf, Gogie Girl Co-Founder. [... more » ]
"Eyewear is essential golf gear for many reasons," said Jeff Ravreby, U.S. brand manager, adidas eyewear. "The most important reason is for protection from the sun. The adivista provides full protection." [... more » ]
"Broadband was developed with feedback from Ivan Lendl, the Hall of Fame tennis legend, who knows the stress of hours of competition in hot and humid conditions," said Jim Uno, co-founder and COO of Trion:Z. [... more » ]
"Using the directory as a delivery platform for a company catalog can often extend the catalog’s lifespan," said David Wogahn, publisher of Golf Yellow Pages. "People keep our directory because it’s convenient and complete." [... more » ]
"It was pretty awesome to see people from different walks of life out on the course and gave us, as PGA Professionals, a special sense of how we can better grow the game," said Western New York PGA Section President Jon Hoecker. [... more » ]
"The Ambassadors will be our field force of golf-knowledgeable representatives who will build relations with the courses," said Andy Mears, president of Player's Pass.. “They are another part of our focus to grow the game of golf." [... more » ]
"This is a well-deserved promotion for Josh,” said Jeff Herold, President, West Coast Trends, Inc. “He has been with the company for the past few years and has a proven ability to get the job done." [... more » ]
Red Sky Golf Club consists of two award-winning 18-hole courses designed by Greg Norman and Tom Fazio, respectively. A private club, Red Sky is open for play for members and members' guests as well as select others [... more » ]
In an historic first, an American golf writer has gone on record saying that he thought soccer was "boring" after watching the Manchester United-Chelsea Champions League finale. [... more » ]
Everyone seems to have taken Sorenstam's declaration that she will retire at the end of this season as something saintly set in stone. Which means most golf fans must be complete morons. [... more » ]
Golf Course Management, the official publication of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), took six first-place awards and one merit award - more top honors than any other golf industry publication. [... more » ]
More than 30 greats of golf, tennis, football, hockey and the Olympics joined Marcus Allen and Chairman of the Laureus World Sports Academy and Olympic Track and Field legend Edwin Moses for the weekend-long fundraiser. [... more » ]
"Our Association is engaging our membership to reach out to their local communities; to encourage facilities to participate in American Express Women’s Golf Month," said PGA of America President Brian Whitcomb. [... more » ]