Golf News for Friday, August 1, 2008
"Our apparel business has hit double digit growth for the past four years," said Jeff Waller, national sales manager for Ahead. "Our philosophy has always been to offer clean classic styles that will enhance our customer’s logo." [... more » ]
"Our experience in outfitting Tour players for the PGA Championship is that it presents some of the most challenging conditions our athletes face all year," said Doug Reed, Global Director of Apparel and Footwear for Nike Golf. [... more » ]
"While this slight change in shank diameter might not seem like much, it provides a tremendous strength improvement for a product that is used by millions of golfers," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. [... more » ]
Mailliard Solid Gold Designs has created the ultimate golf memento with this luxurious and incredibly pretentious new product line, and will be sharing the collection with you at the PGA Fall Expo. [... more » ]
"A way to showcase the Tour’s top players on their way to the next level, while at the same time providing a fan-friendly experience for those who come to watch our events," said Zayra F. Calderon, CEO of the Duramed Futures Tour. [... more » ]
"The response to the Incentive Program has been amazing," said Dane Platt, of Dixon Golf, speaking about the credit system. "Last quarter alone we had over 10,000 Dixon Earth golf balls returned to us for recycling." [... more » ]
"It is quite an honor for Gogie Girl to be a part of the American spirit represented at the Olympics in Beijing by these two amazing athletes," said Vicky Waldorf, a co-founder of Gogie Girl and wife of PGA Tour Professional Duffy Waldorf. [... more » ]
"The ProLink GPS system is an ideal aid to help our golfers negotiate the course," said Mike Riddle, General Manager at Skybrook. "It's much easier to maintain a good pace of play with precise yardages inside the cart." [... more » ]
"I'm very grateful that Ashworth has enough confidence in my ability to hire me as Vice President of Corporate Sales," said Cronin, 57, who currently resides in Seattle with his wife. "I'm thrilled to be a part of this team." [... more » ]
"With Holly Taylor, Brian Robertson and David Donatucci now onboard at PGA Village, we have a world-class lineup of top experts in the game, business and fitness of golf," said Bob Baldassari, PGA general manager, PGA Village. [... more » ]
"This is the perfect class of diverse inductees to help ring in the new name and continue our worthwhile mission," said Jack Sheehan, committee member. Tommy Armour III, Louis Redden, Jerry Roberts and Eric Dutt are the four. [... more » ]
"It’s nice walking down No. 18 when you don’t have to sweat out a par to win by one-stroke," said Zech, a 15-year-old from Kearney, Mo. "I was a little nervous early on but it’s a great feeling now that it’s over." [... more » ]
"We've always been the gem of the Midwest," said Diane Rosenthal, General Manager of Pheasant Rum Resort. "We have such a wide range of activities and venue options that it's a snap to plan a great get away here." [... more » ]
I still can't decide how big of a deal it is if Michelle Wie in fact makes the cut. It is a long golf course and its a PGA Tour-sanctioned event (though the top players are all competing at the WGC at Bridgestone). Still, a woman able to make a cut on a 7,400-yard golf course is impressive. [... more » ]
"We have worked diligently since January to put the pieces into place to host one of the Premier events in the nation associated with Patriot Golf Day," said Kevin McKinley, Director of Golf at Treetops Resort. [... more » ]