Golf News for Thursday, August 14, 2008
"Tony brings an impressive and varied legal background to the company," said Lawrence D. Bain, CEO of ProLink Solutions. "His wide-ranging expertise will make Tony a valuable addition to our executive team." [... more » ]
"It’s literally going to be the same setup as for a U.S. Open, but it will play completely different. The bermuda is at the end of its growing cycle, it’s a lot coarser," said Jett, golf course superintendent at Pinehurst. [... more » ]
Invitations will be extended to the top two finishers in the Major Champions Point List – Phil Mickelson and Retief Goosen. Reigning U.S. Open Champion Tiger Woods has been sidelined for the season with injury. [... more » ]
“We didn’t realise how big a competition International Pairs was when we won in 2001. We are just going to embrace the whole experience and it’s going to be absolutely brilliant,” said Ashcroft, a U.K. champion. [... more » ]
The real “magic” of the VooDoo is the high modulus carbon stabilization rib running the length of the shaft. Starting in September, consumers will soon be able to possess that “magic” in their own clubs. [... more » ]
“Having the #1 hybrid played at all four majors is a tremendous accomplishment for our company and reinforces our position as the leader in hybrid design,” said Max Puglielli, director of tour operations for Adams Golf. [... more » ]
"70% of the elite PGA Championship field chose PrideSports and Softspikes, including an amazing 62 players who relied on our proprietary Dynamic Cleat Traction,” said Joe Zeller, President of PrideSports. [... more » ]
As the country’s top women golfers gathered at Eugene Country Club in Oregon for their national championship, an overwhelming 133 of the 156 players, more than 85 percent of the field, relied upon Titleist golf balls. [... more » ]
"The rapid acceptance of the Heavy Putter among PGA European TOUR players and European golfers of all handicaps clearly validates it as a huge competitive advantage," said Stephen Boccieri, President, Boccieri Golf. [... more » ]
"FiZ is the best cleaner in the golf business," said Steve Tillis of the Edwin Watts Golf store in Jacksonville Beach, FL, which is carrying the product. "It is a super simple design that keeps your gear clean." [... more » ]
“Success in our industry is about standing out, not blending in,” says Craig Ramsbottom, president of The Bag Boy Company. “The Bag Boy Company stands out with technology and innovations." [... more » ]
“We will continue to protect our patents vigorously,” said Jeff Herold, President, West Coast Trends, Inc. “There are more companies on our list that we will be contacting soon.” The company makes the Club Glove. [... more » ]
“We are convinced that Mr. Mignogna has not only the passion for golf, but the ability to share his passion with youngsters and to grow the game of golf,” said Joshua Jacobs, the founder and CEO of TGA. [... more » ]
Luke Donald, who my wife loves for some reason, is out of the Ryder Cup because of his wrist problems. This is worse news for the Europeans than the fact Tiger won’t play for the U.S. because of his knee injury. Why? Donald has a 5-1-1 Ryder Cup record, whipping up on the U.S. team like a dog. [... more » ]
Tiger’s entire life focus has been based on the belief that golf is all about the majors, that those four big events every year are where true greatness is determind. By Tiger Woods’ own measuring stick, it’s impossible to conclude that he did more this year than Harrington. The Irishman’s won two majors in a single calendar year. Case closed. [... more » ]