Golf News for Wednesday, June 18, 2008
With a combination of his Nike SQ Tour driver, Nike ONE Platinum Ball, Nike SQ 2 3-wood and Nike SQ 2 5-wood as well as his Nike Blades, Woods executed a total of three eagles in the major championship. [... more » ]
"By leading the hybrid category at the U.S. Open and the Masters, as well as week to week on the PGA, Champions and Nationwide Tours, it shows that our brand is stronger than ever," said Tim Reed, Adams Golf vice president of R&D. [... more » ]
"It is really a wonderful feeling to know that our spikes can be depended on when traction is needed during a Major tournament. This week’s win at the U.S. Open adds to our goal," said Harris MacNeill, President of Champ. [... more » ]
"Golf Pride’s Tour Velvet has long-proven to be a favorite of many professional golfers, but we are starting to see more Tour players relying on hybrid grips to gain a competitive edge," said Jeff Fiorini, GM for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. [... more » ]
Duramed Futures Tour player Vicki Hurst recorded her second victory of the year and first one with the new Yes! Sandy putter. On the European Tour, Yes! had enjoyed four players finishing in the top-ten. [... more » ]
"One can stay with us and experience our world class golf, spas and restaurants within a 30-minute drive of one of the world’s great cities," said Tenniel Chu, Executive Director, Mission Hills Golf Club. [... more » ]
"Whoever wins the Championship this year will have a heck of a fun ride enjoying the perks that comes with winning. It has been a wonderful experience for me and my family," said defending champion Chip Sullivan. [... more » ]
DeMary won $100,000 by defeating Rick Dimick 35-28 in the match-play finals of the accurate driving contest for amateur golfers at the Palms Golf Club in Mesquite, Nevada. The finals were filmed by the Golf Channel. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to grow our partnership with The Wall Street Journal," said Terry Olson, VP and publisher of Golfweek. "The feedback from our program last year was very positive, both from readers and marketing partners." [... more » ]
The waterproof pockets and rainhood on the H2NO feature the same waterproof construction as Sun Mountain's line of rainwear. The extra technology required to make a bag waterproof will be much appreciated by golfers who carry items like cigars and mobile phones. [... more » ]
I am left with none of the lingering buzz that appears to affect some of the younger writers around here. Instead, I've got a U.S. Open hangover. Forget alcohol - this throbbing headache, upset stomach, and vague, creeping feeling of shame and regret stem from my complete inability to decide who I wanted to win. [... more » ]
Could there be a better world for simple and loyal golf bloggers than having World No. 1 Tiger Woods facing emotional favorite Rocco Mediate in a U.S. Open playoff round? It's like a special gift hath been bestowed upon us all. So here’s what golf bloggers are saying ... [... more » ]
"Members of the transportation industry will go out of their way to lend a helping hand to children across Canada," said Claudia Milicevic, who serves as the general manager of TransCore Link Logistics. [... more » ]
"The golf team may never have happened if it weren't for my daughters' interests," said Dave Perez, who coaches golf. "And now all of the children have an opportunity to learn a game they can play for years to come." [... more » ]