Golf News for Tuesday, June 10, 2008
"I’m really excited to play for $1 million at ADT," said Tseng, who now leads the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year race. "I told my caddie that if I win today, I’ll go to ADT and hopefully I’ll win the $1 million there." [... more » ]
"We've set the bar high for ourselves, but we have our defending champion returning and we have the first Major winner of the year coming," said Giles Morgan, HSBC's Group Head of Sponsorship. [... more » ]
"Being part of a major championship victory is always special, and we congratulate the McDonald’s LPGA winner on her achievement," said Tim Gillis, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Graphite Design. [... more » ]
"KBS steel shafts made their tour debut this season and the results we have received on tour are unlike anything I have ever seen," said KBS engineer Kim Braly, whose steel shaft designs are played by some top players. [... more » ]
While the champion may have been in doubt as the pair prepared for the playoff, the golf ball was not. In fact, 110 players in the world-class field relied upon Titleist, more than three times the nearest competitor. [... more » ]
Champ Spikes’ Q-LOK System helped the winner secure victory in a two-hole playoff; his 12th career PGA Tour title. 71% of the players who chose Champ switched from the original spikes that came in their shoes. [... more » ]
"We also enjoy seeing a growing number of competitors using Golf Pride’s New Decade MultiCompound grips in a variety of new color options to maximize their performance," said Jeff Fiorini, GM for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. [... more » ]
Year in and year out, the U.S. Open is considered one of the toughest tests in golf. And each year, since the 1949 U.S. Open at Medinah, more players reaffirm the superior performance and consistency of Titleist is preferred. [... more » ]
Allenby, ranked No. 1 in Greens in Regulation last week, had pin point accuracy with his Srixon 701 Tour irons and the Srixon Z-UR golf ball. He also used the new Srixon Z-RW driver, which he ranked No. 5 in accuracy. [... more » ]
"With our new G.R.I.P. Hot Steel Hybrids, golfers of all abilities will have the confidence that they need to attempt long, high, soft-landing shots," said Robert Blumberg, president, G.R.I.P. [... more » ]
"AAA is an unbiased authority on resorts and destinations and being held in such high esteem is a testament to the day-to-day commitment to customer service and guest comfort," said Rocky Gap General Manager Tim Grambley. [... more » ]
"Our objective with BoardRoom magazine International is to zero in on topics and information that will be helpful to clubs associated with the Club Managers Association of Europe," said Dave White, the magazine's editor. [... more » ]
"Asians have always had an affinity with golf. It's been the most popular leisure activity in Japan and Korea for over two decades," said Wilfred Fan, Vice President of Business Development at Agoda. [... more » ]
"Any golfer would equate playing on our greens to playing on cloud nine," said Alberto Martinez-Fonts, Director of Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations at Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Florida. [... more » ]
The Frog Golf Club, one of the leading courses in Georgia located just outside of Atlanta, has become the ninth Marriott Golf managed property to achieve certification through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program. [... more » ]
Michelle Wie made the field for the upcoming U.S. Women’s Open the old-fashioned way on Monday, taking the path that Team Wie tried to avoid at every opportunity the last several years. She earned it. She actually played her way in. [... more » ]
Hype is mounting over the Woods-Mickelson-Scott grouping at the U.S. Open. Well, the LPGA could have one-upped them Sunday, letting Annika Sorenstam and Lorena Ochoa square off in a mighty duel in the final round of the LPGA Championship. But they couldn't even get that right. [... more » ]