Golf News for Monday, August 11, 2008
"Peter Rummell is a man who understands excellence, and has led organizations to excellence throughout his career," Jack Nicklaus said. "We are extremely fortunate to have Peter join our organization and at such an exciting time in the evolution of our company." [... more » ]
"The fact is, a bell is perfect," said USGA Executive Director David Fay. "You’ve always been clear, and you’ve always been loud. Truly this is a very special person, a very special award and I am truly delighted." [... more » ]
”Susan Chang is a talented young PR professional with keen media relations skills,” said Amy Littleton, vice president of KemperLesnik. “This promotion reflects her ability to provide a high level of service to our clients." [... more » ]
The legendary Hawaii Prince Golf Club has been attracting visitors worldwide for decades. The unique course boasts 27 dramatic holes—the only course of its kind in Hawaii. [... more » ]
The ELGAs, presented in partnership with the sponsoring companies recognize golf course superintendents and golf courses around the world for their commitment to environmental stewardship. [... more » ]
“We take great pride in this latest honor,” said Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort CEO David Lasarte-Meeks. “The Coeur d’Alenes set out to build a course which honors our land and our age-old tribal traditions." [... more » ]
“It’s pretty cool right now; it hasn’t really sunk in,” said Langley. “It proves a lot, and it lets me know that I can do it.” It is the first-career AJGA title for the resident of Blacksburg, Virginia. [... more » ]
“My irons were solid all week long,” said Redfern, a resident of Austin, Texas. “I made a lot of birdies out here because I was hitting it close and keeping it on the green for opportunities.” [... more » ]
McCartan entered the final round with a three-shot lead but struggled on the front nine, beginning the day with a bogey. “I kept grinding away and kept trying to get it going,” said McCartan, from Plano, Texas. [... more » ]
“I was pretty steady all day and wasn’t feeling too nervous,” said McCraken, of Oklahoma City, Okla. “This is the biggest win of my career and it feels unbelievable and I couldn’t be more excited.” [... more » ]
“I’m happy now. I’ve really wanted to play in the Samsung World Championship, just in my dreams, but now it’s a dream come true, now,” said Shin, who earned the berth by winning the Ricoh Women's British Open. [... more » ]
The tournament weekend will center on what many consider Jack Nicklaus's finest creation, Punta Espada. This golf course boasts stunning ocean views with eight holes directly overlooking the Caribbean Sea. [... more » ]
Each ClubCorp golf course and dining room will participate in the fundraiser, with most events occurring on the same day. These member-only clubs will be open to anyone who would like to participate in golfing or dining to raise money. [... more » ]
It’s time for Americans to relax and finally understand that the world economy has come to your sports world. The problem - for status quo Americans - is the world economy. You can interpret it one of two ways: Either we’re slowing down, or the rest of the world is catching up. [... more » ]
As well as Padraig Harrington played in the final two rounds of the PGA Championship (66-66, including 3-under on his final back nine), it’s hard to argue that Sergio Garcia blew this major more than Harrington won it. Unless, perhaps, you listen to Padraig Harrington. [... more » ]
"This evening will be an exciting and fun networking opportunity for our attendees," said Jack Crittenden, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Golf Inc. Magazine. The evening will include a benefit auction. [... more » ]
Participants will have the chance to win a variety of prizes in “closest chip” and “longest putt” contests and will also be treated to complimentary tasty snacks. Further, all attendees ages 15 and under will receive a free t-shirt. [... more » ]
This unique putter system utilizes sets of guide rods of varying lengths to train a correct pendulum swing putting path, developing muscle memory from the start of the swing and throughout. [... more » ]