Golf News for Wednesday, July 16, 2008
"We were honored when asked to manage the irrigation system for the U.S. Open," said Andy Slack, founder. "We worked diligently to help produce the conditions desired by Mark Woodward and the City of San Diego." [... more » ]
"We’re impressed by the caliber of Tour GCX’s membership and eagerly anticipate exposing it to The Markers' distinctive and memorable privileges," said Mitch Brinton, co-founder of The Markers, a golfer's residence club. [... more » ]
"I’m very excited to have Ashworth design the clothes for the 2009 U.S. Solheim Cup Team," said U.S. Captain Daniel. "I know how important it is for the team to look good and be comfortable and Ashworth is going to assist us." [... more » ]
"We are excited to have Dave back in new business development after his very successful run in operations as leader of the business and sports club division," said Eric Affeldt, ClubCorp's president and CEO. [... more » ]
"For the Golf Channel to bring this major television event back to Michigan for the 10th anniversary is a tribute to the great golf destination that we are", said George Zimmermann, Vice President of Travel Michigan. [... more » ]
"We’re thrilled with this PGA win and other recent victories by this veteran player, all of which have come since he switched to Rombax technology a few weeks before," said Dave Schnider, President/COO of Fujikura. [... more » ]
With three top 10s this year, Jimenez, who uses the Srixon Z-URS golf ball is leading the European Tour Order of Merit. He will be playing in the 137th Open Championship this week at Royal Birkdale. [... more » ]
"By incorporating ultra-thin, aerospace grade carbon fiber with carbon nanotubes, Aldila engineers have taken golf shaft technology and performance to the extreme," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila’s Marketing Manager. [... more » ]
"The Trustees believe that we need to do as much as we can to encourage visitors to come to the town to play golf and to stay here by freezing green fees," said Alan McGregor, general manager of St Andrews Links Trust. [... more » ]
Scheduled to open this summer, and resting at some nearly 6,000 feet high, its panoramic views are among the most stunning course architect Donald Knott has encountered in his decades of award-winning design work. [... more » ]
"Just because you're in boy's town on the golf course doesn't mean you can't bring your own feminine flare into the mix," said Amy Leirner, founder of Amy Leiner Designs. "I try and make people feel beautiful.", [... more » ]
"I was susceptible to chafing on my off hand and suspected I wasn't alone. After talking with hundreds of weekend golfers, pros and golf instructors, we knew we were on to something," said Game Theory President Justin Salomon. [... more » ]
"We’re thrilled to add a comprehensive assortment of PUMA on-course wear to TGW’s line-up of brand-name golf apparel and accessories," said Chelly Schmidt, Apparel & Footwear Specialist for The Golf Warehouse. [... more » ]
Everything about Aberdeen Country Club slightly smaller in stature than Long Bay Club, it’s more famous neighbor across Hwy 9. But that's not necessarily a bad thing, writes Shanks. [... more » ]
A dinner will accompany the presentation award ceremony, together with guest speakers, a sporting memorabilia auction in aid of charity and a variety of entertainment to cap off a fantastic event. [... more » ]
Ernie Els, who kissed the Claret Jug in 2002, believes the Open is bigger than any one golfer, including Tiger Woods. “We will miss him, the game of golf is there and the Open Championship.” [... more » ]