Golf News for Tuesday, August 12, 2008
LPGA T&CP Executive Director Nancy Henderson: "The significance of this list is that, for the first time, LPGA teachers have been recognized and voted on by fellow LPGA members." [... more » ]
“We have mutually agreed to cancel the 2009 and 2010 Ginn Tribute events,” said LPGA Commissioner Carolyn F. Bivens. “The popularity and interest of the LPGA is at an all-time high thanks in part to sponsors like Bobby Ginn." [... more » ]
Zhang, who entered the final round with a four-stroke lead, had three birdies on the day, two immediately following a one-hour rain delay on Nos. 7 and 9. He finished the tournament at 5-under-par 211. [... more » ]
“Real golfers, those that have played on some of the most famous courses in the world, come back from ConCan and tell me it is their new favorite course,” said Bechtol, course architect. “The golf at ConCan is honest and challenging." [... more » ]
“We needed to choose a location that allows us to serve our worldwide customer base and create the systems and processes that will enhance our overall golf business and leadership position," said Stan Harris, CEO of ForeFront. [... more » ]
The PGA of America has entered into a multi-year agreement with The Sports Network (TSN) Canada to present live broadcast coverage of the PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, Senior PGA Championship and the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. [... more » ]
There are four ways to qualify: win a finalist spot at any of the six sites open to the public; win a finalist spot in an official designated charity tournament; qualify on the range during the ADT Championship, and the enter-to-win sweepstakes. [... more » ]
This exclusive package includes overnight accommodations at the official hotel for the event, two tickets to the Grand Slam of Golf, shuttle transfers to and from the Mid-Ocean Club and all taxes, gratuities and resort levy. [... more » ]
“These men and women have made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting our freedom and we hope our participation in the Patriot Golf Day can help make a little difference," said Ken Shwartz, Chief Executive Officer, Ahead. [... more » ]
Stenson played very consistent the PGA Championship, finishing with a four-day total of 1-over 281 using the Srixon I-701 irons and Z-UR Series golf ball. Flesch finished at 2-over 282 using the Srixon Z-UR Series golf ball. [... more » ]
"We continue to be energized by Padraig's performance and are thrilled to play a role in his historic achievement," said Tim Clarke, General Manager, Wilson Golf. "Padraig's drive and determination is an inspiration." [... more » ]
“Winning this major championship is impressive because these brilliant players clearly recognize the importance of precisely fitting shafts to their performance,” said John Hovis, Fujikura PGA Tour representative. [... more » ]
“We are excited Jen Voss has joined our talented team of PR professionals,” said Rich Katz, Managing Director of Buffalo. “Her experience with a wide range of sporting-goods clients and navigation within the golf industry brings additional support to our partners." [... more » ]
"With many great courses in the area, and a very active golfer population, I believe Georgia can become a flagship District for the IPT. And we want our share at the Tour Championship in November," said Mark Williams, a veteran PGA Pro. [... more » ]
“We are extremely proud of Aaron in his success, as it validates what we do here everyday—prepare our students to be the best they can be," said Brad Turner, a PGA professional and campus director of the SDGA Orlando. [... more » ]
When I first received the press release announcing Dixon Golf’s new green golf balls, I thought to myself: "Geez, I’ve got enough trouble finding the white ones." But then I realized I had been misled by the rampant polysemy in English, and that Dixon’s ‘Earth’ ball is "green" in the sense of "earth friendly." [... more » ]
It seems the LPGA has made official something we knew when we asked golf instructor Beverly Fergusson early last year to blog for She’s among the very best teachers in the U.S. [... more » ]