Golf News for Wednesday, July 23, 2008
"Claude Harmon's presence at The Butch Harmon School of Golf virtually ensures Dubai Sports City's place as the UAE's golf tuition centre of excellence," said Khalid Zarooni, President, Dubai Sports City. [... more » ]
"Mike was a true family man, devoted to his wife, Nancy, and he is one of only two athletes (joined by Dick Grout) to be named in two sports (football and golf) to the Duke Athletic Hall of Fame," said Jay Overton, a colleague of Souchak. [... more » ]
"Winning one major championship is a great feat. Winning back-to-back Opens is something a select group of players in the history of the game has accomplished," said Tim Clarke, general manager, Wilson Golf. [... more » ]
"It is very exciting to know that we are one win away from another Grand Slam title," said Harris MacNeill, President of Champ. Champ Spikes has recorded victories at The Masters, The US Open, and The Open Championship. [... more » ]
"Forty-seven straight major wins is a terrific winning streak,," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. "We are equally excited at the overall field usage at both The Open Championship and the U.S. Bank Championship." [... more » ]
Both Harrington and runner-up Ian Poulter relied upon the Pro V1x golf ball for their success. In fact, the overwhelming majority of players trusted Titleist, the #1 ball at The Open Championship since records have been kept. [... more » ]
"I know Michelle is a great competitor and we are thrilled to have her accept our invitation to showcase her skills at our tournament," said Michael Stearns, Tournament Director. "This will be a phenomenal experience." [... more » ]
Padraig Harrington’s final-round rally to win a second straight British Open Championship has earned him a repeat invitation to the 26th PGA Grand Slam of Golf, Oct. 13-15, at Mid Ocean Club in Bermuda. [... more » ]
"This is a cultural exchange," said Missy Crisp, USGA Secretary and captain of the USA team. "This is a wonderful educational opportunity for the youngsters to travel to and experience a foreign country." [... more » ]
"Sweetgrass Golf Club is truly a unique experience and we’re extremely proud to introduce the course to our guests here at the Island Resort & Casino," said Tom McChesney, General Manager of the Island Resort. [... more » ]
"Our biggest challenge has been the dry summer we are having," said Dickman, Director of Golf Course Maintenance at Broadmoor Resort. "We are six inches below normal annual precipitation, which is a lot." [... more » ]
Named Stensgar Pavilion, the unique structure was designed by Mithun Architects of Seattle. It offers 5,800 square feet of space for meetings, ceremonies, golf events, retreats, weddings and other activities. [... more » ]
"Golf courses are always concerned about the balance between keeping the course in tip-top condition and using safe fertilizers," said Jos Zamzow, Jim Zamzow’s son and vice president of TerraLife, Inc., Save-a-Tree distributor. [... more » ]
In many parts of the United States, Canada and Europe, you’re halfway through your summer golf season. You might only have a few months of good golf weather remaining until your golf clubs are put away. So tell me (or tell yourself) - what have you accomplished so far this year on the golf course? [... more » ]
The Legends Reno-Tahoe Open tournament director is apparently the same guy who tried to put together a Mike Tyson-Vladimir Klitschko bout for the heavyweight championship. Heck, let's put Jose Canseco on a roster. Give David Duval a shot at the Masters. Where's Rick Mirer? [... more » ]
"The Bullock family welcomes one and all at this worthwhile event in Jeff's memory," said Ron Bullock, Chairman of Bison Gear. "We look forward to visiting with you, renewing relationships and helping charitable causes." [... more » ]
"The PGA's Growth of the Game grants knows no boundaries in reaching out to society," said PGA of America President Brian Whitcomb. "The PGA of America is proud that this program is able to connect so many communities." [... more » ]