Golf News for Monday, July 7, 2008
"This is a historic occasion not just for golf in St Andrews but for Scotland as a whole. It is the most substantial project undertaken by the Links Trust," said Alastair Dempster, St Andrews Links Trust chairman. [... more » ]
"I am really excited about the Country Club of Liberia project because golf was literally given first priority," said Young, who is based is Athens, GA. “I was allowed to route the golf course before any of the housing was planned." [... more » ]
In order to fulfill its goal of receiving ecological certification from the Italian Golf Federation for its new 247-acre course, Terme di Saturnia made strategic, "green-friendly," decisions with respect to the environment. [... more » ]
With Woods ending his season early and having completed only 26 rounds, he will forfeit his opportunity to collect scoring points and the race for an eighth Vardon Trophy, which marks scoring excellence. [... more » ]
"I am looking forward to leading the No. 1 golf course in the state and making this the best year ever for Harris Golf," said Perry, who was promoted to the position from within Sunday River GC. "The course is spectacular." [... more » ]
"Our dominant leadership position this quarter is certainly rewarding for our entire team," said Dave Schnider, President and COO of Fujikura. "It’s especially gratifying to see the consistent play and success." [... more » ]
Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Junior All-Star at Marshallia Ranch was a 54-hole stroke play event held at the Marshallia Ranch Golf Course. The tournament field consisted of 93 boys and 27 girls. [... more » ]
"I had a strong front nine and that put me ahead," said Ashley McKenney, winner of the girls division playing in her home state. "I knew where I was the whole day which is the beauty of playing in the final grouping." [... more » ]
"The Champion demonstrated great skill and patience in his victory" said Jim Uno, Co-founder and COO of Trion:Z. "His determination has been an inspiration to all of us who are over 40 and competing against a younger crowd." [... more » ]
"We are so pleased that we have been able to arrange reciprocal membership privileges for our Currahee Club golf community members," said Chris Whitley, a principal partner in Whitley Development Goup. [... more » ]
"We’re extremely proud of all we do and accepting awards such as the Greens of Distinction provides further evidence that we have our guests in mind in every aspect," said Tim Grambley, GM of Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort. [... more » ]
Without Woods, it’s hard to make any type of case for buzz generation. If the athletes are unknown (and this band of brothers will certainly be, outside golfing circles) it would seem to be best to create a generic campaign based on flags (USA and EC), rather than faces. [... more » ]
Inbee Park, the youngest U.S. Women’s Open champion in history, is as Las Vegas as Las Vegas can get. Many Vegas experts have missed out on the fact that Park lives in a development right off Badlands Golf Club, the Johnny Miller design in the golf-rich suburb of Summerlin. [... more » ]
"In its short history, the USGA–AJGA Youth Leadership Club continues to support and motivate junior golfers from around the world to give back to their communities," said AJGA Board President Gayle Champagne. [... more » ]
The oldest and largest program of its kind, Gold Nuggets honor creative achievements in architectural design and land use planning for residential, commercial and industrial projects internationally. [... more » ]