Golf News for Thursday, July 10, 2008
Without Tiger Woods, the PGA Tour field is wide open, with devotees waiting anxiously for a confident golfer to step up and take the reins. In sashayed Anthony Kim who, with a bogey-free Sunday at the AT&T National, stepped up to meet the demands of fans who were growing restless. [... more » ]
Perry began the year in the No. 63 position before steadily moving up the list into his current No. 3 spot. Kim began the season No. 54, and is now fifth overall as he nears cementing his Ryder Cup debut. [... more » ]
"We are delighted," said Chris Hunkler, San Diego Golf Academy president. "Our students, alumni, and staff, and the employers who hire our graduates into the golf industry are going to really enjoy working with Jim." [... more » ]
"His marketing and events experience, particularly at a resort the caliber of Bandon Dunes, will be key as we prepare for the upcoming USGA championships," said KemperSports’ Matt Allen, general manager of Chambers Bay. [... more » ]
"The Professional Tee System provides golfers with a variety of tee lengths, while educating them on which tees work best for their particular clubhead size," said John Hohman, director of marketing, PrideSports. [... more » ]
"We believe that any woman has the ability to play golf but many drop out because the borrowed equipment they often have to learn the game makes it difficult to enjoy the experience,” said Henry Lange, president of Square Two. [... more » ]
"Thanks to events like Take Your Daughter to the Course Week, interest in golf among girls and women has increased dramatically in recent years," said Matt Payne, Head Professional at Victoria Hills Golf Club. [... more » ]
"Elations is a tremendous partner for this annual reception and a welcome new vendor offering a product potentially impacting countless golfers with joint pain nationwide," said PGA Shows Group Vice President Ed Several. [... more » ]
"We are excited to start a new content-sharing partnership with Golf Fitness Magazine," said John Houde, Vice President New Media of the Golf Channel. "Health and fitness is very relevant to our online community." [... more » ]
Red Ledges is a private golf and four-season recreational community in Heber Valley, Utah, which will encompass approximately 1,200 homes across nearly 2,000 acres, and host such amenities as an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. [... more » ]
"The Spring PuttingZone Clinics were a great success with more than 60 people attending over the four days," said PuttingZone Coach James Marshall. "We look forward to expanding on this success in the Fall." [... more » ]
"The PGA of America is dedicated to improving the game of golf and we feel The Golf Mat is the ideal practice surface to promote good swing habits," said Bob Baldassari, general manager of PGA Village. [... more » ]
To keep the American workforce healthy, we need to play more golf and spend less time in the office. Based on findings from the Japanese Labor Bureau, there is quantifiable justification for playing more golf. A dead employee is not a productive employee. [... more » ]
Tour Edge, one of the highest-tech golf equipment companies you’ve maybe never heard of, is offering a premium shaft upgrade to golfers who purchase a new Exotics XCG or XLD driver. [... more » ]
"This honor reflects all the work that has gone into making Rosen Shingle Creek a must-come place for golfers and meeting planners," said Leslie Menichini, VP, Sales & Marketing, Rosen Hotels & Resorts, Convention Properties. [... more » ]
"I now see the opportunities for growth in Sonoma County with its population in excess of a half-million people and rich golf history," said Sherman Leland, owner of TGA of Marin and now of Sonoma County. [... more » ]