Golf News for Wednesday, June 11, 2008
"The G.R.I.P. 8620 OC Wedges are a great complement to our signature lineup of CNC Milled Wedges," said Robert Blumberg, president, G.R.I.P. "Our core market of recreational golfers can now feel like touring professionals with this 'raw' wedge that will give them exceptional bite and control." [... more » ]
"The new AXIV Technology is the most innovative material in graphite shaft production today, and it has already proven itself with multiple wins on the world tours," said Jim McIntosh, tour representative for UST. [... 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 with 30. [... more » ]
"I'm hitting the ball farther than I ever have, and the perfect spin I get allows the ball to bounce for those crucial final yards," said Mobley.Mobley drove 412 yards to win the Laughlin Memorial Long Drive Event. [... more » ]
At the top of the leaderboard was the tournament champion who played two Idea hybrids on his way to his second career win. The champion commented that he had replaced his 3-iron with the 20-degree Idea Pro last week. [... more » ]
""We have watched Maria carrying the horse for four years and would love to see her win a major, but then Yani had the special French Fries cover and is such a great young player as well.," said Alice Scott, President of Butthead Covers. [... more » ]
"I’ve always depended on the Sundog Weir Golf sunglasses for complete eye protection, both on and off the golf course," said Weir. "I have been very happy with the new 2008 designs and I know that others will." [... more » ]
"The 2008 PGA Fall Expo has been re-designed with the singular goal to increase the value of every minute and dollar spent at our industrys fall event," said PGA Show Group Vice President Ed Several. [... more » ]
"Jim Furyk is a dedicated athlete with solid core values," said Greg Reid, Executive VP and Chief Marketing Officer. "He's known as an approachable superstar, including American Express, and now YRC Worldwide." [... more » ]
"I've played all over the world in every imaginable condition and know how important it is to have the proper footwear," says Atwal. "I can always depend on the comfort, stability and weather resistance Ecco provides." [... more » ]
"The fun and difficulty in playing Desert Canyon lies in negotiating the varied topography, so providing players the assistance of ProLink GPS is a must," said Robbi Beckstead, Director of Golf at Desert Canyon. [... more » ]
In his first attempt at the U.S. Open, Bergstrol finished the 36-hole qualifier at 3-under par (71-68), emerging from a group of 28 players at the Members Club at Four Streams in Beallsville, Md., to earn the second of two qualifying spots. [... more » ]
"Partnering with and AirPlay for a live interactive experience now gives golf fans a real stake in the action during this marquee championship," said Alex Withers, Director of New Media at the USGA. [... more » ]
Phil Mickelson threw the gauntlet down on himself yesterday, putting the pressure (and the focus) right where he probably feels it belongs - he thinks this U.S. Open is his to win. [... more » ]
Recent torrential rains have created havoc at Wisconsin Dells, washing away half-million-dollar vacation homes on the shores of Lake Delton. Thus far golf courses have survived, but are still in danger. [... more » ]