Golf News for Friday, August 15, 2008
Golf Magazine celebrates public golf courses in its September issue with the release of the 2008 Top-100 Courses You Can Play - a biennial ranking of the top courses across the country where membership is not a requirement to play. Pacific Dunes, Tom Doak's Links-style masterpiece in Bandon, Ore., edged out Pebble Beach Golf Links for the top spot on the list, which hits newsstands today. [... more » ]
"We have more business booked now for this month's PGA Fall Expo than we almost have time to accommodate," said Antigua Sales Director Tony Smith. "We expect a busy two days with current customers." [... more » ]
“We’re looking forward to participating in the PGA Fall Expo and giving attendees the opportunity to see first-hand how lightweight and easy-to-use it is," said John Pierandozzi, President, e-motion, USA. [... more » ]
"I'm really grateful I didn't have to make four picks this morning," said Paul Azinger, team captain. "I can assure you it would have been very difficult and honestly, I wouldn't know what to do." [... more » ]
“People are making careful buying decisions and are really concerned about value,” said Jeff Herold, President, West Coast Trends. “You cannot deny the quality to price quotient that Club Glove offers." [... more » ]
"These garments created with the finest quality, two-ply 100% cashmere, but we've included those special details like satin covered buttons on the women's argyle sweater," said Anne Ingham, a VP at Tehama. [... more » ]
“We are extremely proud that The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Creighton Farms is now recognized as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary,” said Jeff Webster, Golf Course Superintendent at Creighton Farms. [... more » ]
"The new online booking option enables prospective students to view offerings and reserve programs at their leisure," said Chip Koehlke, Director of Instructional Programs, Faldo Golf Institute by Marriott. [... more » ]
"I hope it will be a very successful Casa Serena Open and the first of many many tournaments to come in the Czech Republic and that we will help to make golf more popular in the country," Bernhard Langer said. [... more » ]
"My ball striking was definitely better of the tee yesterday and it has to be for the rest of the week for me to win this Championship," said Vogel, who has only two bogeys over his first 36 holes. [... more » ]
"Kaua'i is honored by these objective endorsements because of the source - Travel + Leisure readers - people who are experiencing first-hand what each property has," said Sue Kanoho, of the Kaua'i Visitors Bureau. [... more » ]
Should Harrington continue his momentum, he would be the first European since Nick Faldo in 1990 to win the PGA Player of the Year Award and would be the first-ever European to capture the Vardon Trophy. [... more » ]
“Obviously this is a tremendous honor for Sunice and Ashworth, Inc.,” says Allan H. Fletcher, Chief Executive Officer of Ashworth, Inc. “The AGM represents the golf industry’s most respected merchandisers." [... more » ]
The PGA Tour is already a global force. The LPGA on the other hand still has plenty room to grow and needs every international stage possible to build their brand and players. The Olympics could be a tremendous catalyst. [... more » ]
Fans of the This Week podcast heard me talking a few weeks back about a whole slate of improvements at, the top source on the web for info about golf in Scotland. We just rolled out another improvement there: reader course rankings. [... more » ]