Golf News for Wednesday, July 9, 2008
"KZG is well known by avid golfers worldwide for our ability to create products for specific needs," said Jennifer King, President of KZG. "Our new forged TRS wedges are designed specifically for the short game specialist." [... more » ]
"It is reassuring to know that professional golfers continuously feel comfortable turning to Champ Spikes when the elements interfere with play," said Harris MacNeill, President of Massachusetts-based Champ. [... more » ]
"It was a great weekend for PrideSports and Softspikes on the professional leaderboards, with nearly every one of the top 25 finishers wearing our products," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. [... more » ]
In addition to Fisher winning with a Scotty Cameron putter, the runner-up, who also captured the Players Championship earlier this year, made it a 1-2 finish for the Cameron flatstick. The runner-up fired a final round 66. [... more » ]
Taking advantage of the winning combination of Nike’s SQ Sumo 5000 driver and Nike One Platinum ball, Anthony Kim hit booming 300-plus yard drives ranking him a very impressive eighth in the field. [... more » ]
"Up and coming tour professionals are now turning to new composite technology and many of them are coming to us, which is especially rewarding because we don’t have tour reps," said Chris Hilleary, president of Aerotech Golf. [... more » ]
"As we build on our worldwide success, we are pleased to relocate our sales and marketing division to Orlando," said Henri Johnson, President of EDH. "Our global reach is expanding to accommodate increasing demand." [... more » ]
"Over the past three years, Doug has made significant contributions to the company, helping us continue to grow our portfolio," said Steve Skinner, CEO of KemperSports. "We are pleased to welcome him into the officer ranks." [... more » ]
"The Faldo Course serves as an ideal forum to host the tournament," said Tenniel Chu, Executive Director, Mission Hills Golf Club. "Its emphasis on precision over power should make a lasting impression on competitors." [... more » ]
"The Four Seasons putting green nearly an acre and is more than three times larger than the biggest we can identify in the state of Arizona," said Toby Bourguet, president of Tucson Turf Waterless Lawns. [... more » ]
"We are very proud of our graduates and our success rate," said Brad Turner, a PGA professional and director of the SDGA Orlando Campus. "Our graduates get the golf job of their dreams, and in turn, inspire our students." [... more » ]
"We’re excited that our new Fall Collection encompasses fashion and function in the most innovative and attractive designs," said Jim Murphy, President of Page & Tuttle. "Cool Swing continues to stand out." [... more » ]
"I just got off to such a great start Sunday," said Park. "Once I started rattling off birdies like that, I didn’t even know how far under I was until I got up to 16, and after making birdie there, I knew I was nine under." [... more » ]
Confusion over my name has led to some decent tee times and some good conversation-starting moments. Plus, Big John's been great to me over the years. He always greets me warmly and then jokingly says, "I thought my name was a good one 'til I met you." That's why it's so disturbing and sad to hear reports about Big John. [... more » ]
Despite an increase in circulation of more than 200,000 in the past decade, Conde Nast has shut down Golf for Women magazine. While circulation for the magazine has steadily gained, the magazine had horrific ad sale numbers over the first quarter of 2008. [... more » ]
"It's a great honor to be named one of the Top 100 residential courses in America," said Steve Koenig, developer of Briar's Creek. "We set out with the vision of creating a truly private club with a world-class course." [... more » ]