Golf News for Friday, June 20, 2008
This isn't your dad's Sunday game at the club. In an event that combines the wagering format of high stakes poker with the skill of golf, The Full Tilt World Series of Golf® tees off on the CBS television network, June 28 and 29, 2008, at 2PM EST, for the national broadcast of its second annual tournament. [... more » ]
"I’m sure the stars competing in The Celtic Manor Wales Open this week will also enjoy the challenge and we look forward to welcoming many more golfers," said Sir Terry Mathews, Chairman of The Celtic Manor Resort. [... more » ]
"To me, the fabric is 90 percent of the design effort," said John Ashworth, the company founder who returned to Ashworth last year as a design consultant. "We take great pride in the craftsmanship of garment making." [... more » ]
" In the Stack & Tilt DVD’s Andy and Mike do a great job of teaching and demonstrating the geometries that Medicus has recognized as those necessary to accomplishing true swing success," said Medicus president Bob Koch. [... more » ]
"We congratulate Rocco for his outstanding performance at the U.S. Open and are pleased to welcome him back to the CVS Caremark Charity Classic,” said Eileen Howard Dunn, Tournament Chairman of the CVS Caremark Charity Classic. [... more » ]
"The graduated rough is right where the USGA wants it. The greens are in fantastic shape. We dodged some bullets with the recent storms lately, just missing some hail and a tornado," said Rostal, superintendent at Interlachen. [... more » ]
"As a USGA Ambassador, Annika will help us make the game more accessible and more relevant to players of all skill levels. She’ll provide key help in many ways," said Jim Vernon, president of the United States Golf Association. [... more » ]
The Swing Accelerator is a weighted club that ingrains the feel of the correct swing path and improved ball contact. The Refiner is a dual-adjustable hinged training club available with an iron or a driver head. [... more » ]
"At present, he is lining up several truckloads to be delivered during late summer and early fall for golf course applications. His quote to me was 'he is only getting started,'" said Mark Nichols, CEO of Organic Growing Systems, Inc. [... more » ]
The Pelican Hill Fourth of July Package combines 18 holes on your choice of the Ocean North or Ocean South course, engraved bag tag, yardage guide and your choice from two fabulous dining options. [... more » ]
"Challenge other members for 18 holes and maybe even a drink at the 19th. You can also see who you went to school with, where they work, who lives near you, who is attending the same tradeshow," said founder Marcel van Gemerden. [... more » ]
"This product provides detailed information a video camera could never capture and helps the student see and understand the correct movements in the golf swing," said Darren Anderson, owner of Custom Golf of Connecticut. [... more » ]
New Orleans golf was a lot slower than the Mississippi Gulf Coast to bounce back, but that’s characteristic. They take things slow here in the Big Easy. A number of courses closed, but there are still some excellent courses, led by the TPC and the Carter Plantation. [... more » ]
Lost here amongst the morass of U.S. Open news was the passing of legendary sports announcer Charlie Jones. Known best for his work as a football announcer, Jones was a steady voice behind the mic at many golf tournaments, as well. Our best wishes go out to his family. [... more » ]
"It was a pleasure to participate in such a quality event to raise money for Hurricane Relief. We thoroughly enjoyed Our Lucaya Beach and Golf Resort on Grand Bahama," said Dan Jenuwine, owner of CigarFox. [... more » ]