Golf News for Thursday, July 31, 2008
"I’m looking forward to hosting a few of my celebrity friends in Myrtle Beach for the August 23 golf tournament and the gala to raise money for prostate cancer research," said Ken Griffey, Sr., honorary spokesperson. [... more » ]
"Circling Raven and Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort & Hotel are extremely honored by this distinction, particularly considering the quality of Tribal casino courses," said David Lasarte-Meeks, CEO of the CDA Casino Resort & Hotel. [... more » ]
"From wins, to the cleat and spike count and most importantly the leaderboards, PrideSports and Softspikes products, led by our Pulsar cleat, continue to thoroughly dominate," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. [... more » ]
The new policy for the Playing Ability Tests (PAT), begins Aug.1, 2008. Distance measuring devices may be used, the Board directed, at selected PGA of America events without jeopardizing the integrity of the game. [... more » ]
"Adams Golf has a great sales and logistics network in place, allowing me to focus on designing statement-making collections for both our brands," said Keri Murschell, keri golf founder and principal designer. [... more » ]
"Our objective is to make attending the PGA Fall Expo not only worth it from an expense standpoint, but worthwhile," said Ed Several, PGA Shows Group VP. "We are most proud of the efforts to improve participation value." [... more » ]
The National Country Club Championship field is limited to 30 teams and some 20 invited clubs from around the country already have returned reservations. The entry fee for each amateur player is $3,975. [... more » ]
Top finishers Stephen Anderson (Hobe Sound, Fla.,) Neil Horsley (Cooper City, Fla.) and Eduardo Chavez (Coral Gables, Fla.) secured spots in the 2008 U.S. Amateur Championship in Pinehurst, N.C. on August 18-24. [... more » ]
"We hope to increase every golfer’s years on the course. We are thrilled to think that this captive audience of golfers will surely benefit from the magazine, as well as our advertisers," said Kristi Gomen, Senior Editor. [... more » ]
"I can’t even fully express how gratifying it is when your students—whether they’re tour professionals or average players—turn what they learn into success on the golf course," said Leadbetter, golf instructor and coach. [... more » ]
"We take pride in the fact that Chuck Cook, a renowned top-ranking instructor, has integrated FlightScope into his teaching program," said Henri Johnson, CEO of EDH, maker of FlightScope, based in Orlando, Fla. [... more » ]
"Our new La Fresh Golf Pack provides high-quality products while only adding three ounces of weight to a golf bag, which is the same as about two golf balls," said Eve Yen, president of La Fresh Group. [... more » ]
Only one golf course has ever had me raising a club to seriously consider flinging it - a la USA Today golf blogger Larry Olmsted. That one was Montreux Golf & Country Club. Team Wie could scarcely have picked a worse course for Michelle's latest playing-with-the-men sideshow. [... more » ]
Courses should offer high-end rental sets for the corporate outings and swanky weekend getaways. Then they should rent beater sets for $10-$20 for the rest of us; maybe some Excaliburs or knock-off Pings. Most golfers I know wouldn't be able to tell the difference. [... more » ]