Golf News for Tuesday, July 22, 2008
The British Open marked the third straight major championship that Adams Golf hybrids have topped the official equipment count provided by the Darrell Survey. Adams Golf accounted for over 32% of all the hybrids in play. [... more » ]
Srixon’s Henrik Stenson, Jim Furyk and Robert Allenby weathered the wind, rain and cold to finish in the top 10 at this year's very difficult 137th British Open Championship at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in England. [... more » ]
"We’re pleased to see Golf Pride grips have such a strong presence during this fierce and historic test of golf at the Open Championship," said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. [... more » ]
"For those looking at graphite as an option to decrease overall weight to reduce fatigue and to increase swing speed and distance should highly consider this shaft," said Jeff Summitt, Hireko’s Technical Director. [... more » ]
At the British Open, Yes! Golf proudly helped two players finish T-7th using the Yes! Callie putter. The Callie putter is a toe-down cavity back blade made of 304 stainless steel and a head weight of 355 grams. [... more » ]
"We would never have anticipated this level of success so soon after unveiling the KBS line of shafts this year," said renowned steel shaft designer Kim Braly, director of product development for KBS shafts. [... more » ]
"It has been ten years since the Challenge Tour came to the Czech Republic, and this tournament gives young Czech professionals a great chance to make a name for themselves," said Cejka, four-time European Tour winner. [... more » ]
"My goal was just to not worry about what other people were doing and play my own game," said Brian Swanson of Katy, Texas. "It’s great to compete against such a good field and come out on top with all these players." [... more » ]
The tournament field consisted of 78 boys, ages 12-18, from 24 states and four foreign countries. The field played the par-72 course, home of the PGA Tour’s Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard, at 7,277 yards. [... more » ]
"Daiwa drivers make a strong style statement that sets them and the players apart from the crowd," said Mike Matheny, general manager of sales for Daiwa Golf Company (USA). "It’s not unlike owning a Ferrari or Rolex." [... more » ]
"We are delighted to celebrate the re-opening of a great Pensacola landmark after spending the past couple of years creating an even better golf course and an exquisite dining experience," said Rick Gorman, Scenic Hills GM. [... more » ]
"The new car looks great and I'm sure it will be put to good use as everyone knows the importance for me being in the thick of the action when key matches come to a close," said Nick Faldo, European Ryder Cup Captain. [... more » ]
"I am so excited to compete in the Legends Reno Tahoe Open," said Rob Grube. "With this being my first PGA Tour event, it’s almost like a home match for me as it is just up the road from the Bay Area." [... more » ]
Michelle Wie had one of her better experiences on the golf course at the recent LPGA Starte farm Classic. At least until she was DQ'd. That won't keep her from playing next week on the PGA Tour, though. [... more » ]
what have you accomplished so far this year on the golf course? Lower scores, more consistent ball striking, a better understanding of your golf swing, or did nothing get better? [... more » ]
"I’m deeply impressed with what the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has done here," said Craig Forney, half of the fund-raising team. "The course is definitely one of the top three we’ve seen and the greens are the best we’ve seen." [... more » ]