Golf News for Monday, June 16, 2008
"Fujikura’s winning the counts at this second PGA major and Tour major tournaments strongly validates that these premier players trust the performance of our shafts," said Dave Schnider, President and COO of Fujikura. [... more » ]
Besides the Company’s plastic cleat domination, PrideSports patented Fast-Twist Insert System, the #1 insert system on the PGA Tour, was featured in more than 80% of the shoes worn by players during the 2008 U.S. Open. [... more » ]
Bay St. Louis on Mississippi's "Golf Coast," as this piece of real estate on the Gulf of Mexico is known, hosted the 2008 Gulf Coast Amateur Championship. Players from three states converged on Bridges Golf Club to compete for the coveted "Coast Amateur Trophy." [... more » ]
"National Golf Links is delighted that the Walker Cup will return to the place where it all began," said S. Parker Gilbert, President of National Golf Links. "The Club and its members look forward to hosting a magnificent match." [... more » ]
"The quality of our Majors Course is unmatched by any other 9-hole venue in London," said Jimmy Wallace, GM of Northwick Park. "We are delighted with the latest phase of the course development." [... more » ]
"We improve pro shop sales by announcing new product lines and increase dinner reservations by announcing menu additions," said Private Club Commander, General Manger and PGA Professional Bob Devitz. [... more » ]
"We are excited to have Brad Alberts and the Hicks Sports Marketing Group team working on LDA's behalf with potential corporate partners," said Art Sellinger, Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Long Drivers of America. [... more » ]
"Today's college game is incredibly competitive, and Golfweek salutes these players for being the best of the best," said Golfweek Editor Jeff Babineau. "Today's collegiate talent pool is deep, filled from all corners of the globe." [... more » ]
The Junior Golf Camps will teach kids all the fundamentals of the great game of golf, from tee to green. The juniors also will learn the valuable lessons of rules and etiquette that can carry over to their everyday lives. [... more » ]
Waggle is comprised mainly of two parts: 1.) the story of four real estate appraisers’ search for self-fulfillment, and 2.) a slightly demented guidebook on how certain golf bets are constructed and how the golf swing works. [... more » ]
Eighteen can play as long as 573 yards, but that back tee turned out to be just a psyche-out job from the USGA blue blazers. It hasn't played at that tee all championship, which shows you how flexible and fresh-thinking Mike Davis is willing to be. Like yours truly. [... more » ]
Players have sung the praises of Torrey Pines as a U.S. Open venue. This said, Torrey Pines has some flaws. And I’m not just saying this to be contrarian. For example, take the terrifically homely, completely contrived 18th green complex. It looks like one of my kids designed the hole. [... more » ]
"We are honored," said Director of Golf Operations, Travis Skeesick. "These rankings validate what our members and guests have known for years - that CordeValle is one of the finest golf resort experiences in the world." [... more » ]
Obelisk was the proud winning team under the captaincy of Gary Shaw, ex-Aston Villa star. The Obelisk-sponsored event is due to be televised on Sky Sports in a 90-minute special towards the end of June. [... more » ]
"Idahoans gave us their faith, their trust," said Dave LaSarte-Meeks, Chief Executive Officer at the Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel. "In return, we've kept the promises we've made and, in fact, gone much further." [... more » ]