Golf News for Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Highlights of The Sun Valley Club include 700 tons of North Star Granite on the outside, Italian and Indian Stone on the inside, 133,000 pavers, two Upper Level apartments, and Butternut wood, a species of Walnut. [... more » ]
Assisting Pettersson to his 25 birdies and two eagles were his pin-seeking iron shots with his Nike Pro Combo Tour irons. He also took advantage of the winningest driver and ball combination on Tour. [... more » ]
“We love weekend sweeps, as it signifies that players at every level, especially each Tour’s top players, trust the performance benefits of Softspikes and PrideSports products,” said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. [... more » ]
Rookie Haeji Kang won the Greater Richmond Duramed Futures Classic firing a 3-day total of 11-under par. Kang used the new Donna putter to roll in the birdies and capture her first professional victory. [... more » ]
"I want our team to have a great experience, but I also want to win," said Ken Lindsay, team captain. "This could be the first time many of the players have represented their country and I want to make it memorable." [... more » ]
"I thought after the first few holes it was going to be a great round, but then a few missed putts and it was tough," said Paolucci, who was playing in his third Junior PGA Championship. "It was a battle out there." [... more » ]
“Well, I didn't know that,” said Hull after finding out that her first career victory at the CN Canadian Women's Open earned her a berth in the ADT Championship. “That's like another bonus. It's going to be exciting." [... more » ]
“I struck the ball well all week, and saved myself from having to make a lot of up-and-downs,” said Shuey, a 17 year old from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. “My short game really showed up this week.” [... more » ]
The Dixon Earth golf ball is "green" to the core. The Earth core is made from a proprietary polymer that maintains the playable properties of the ball, but ensures that it is 100% renewable. [... more » ]
Links Ladies is a tournament services company with certified female golf caddies available for tournaments, rounds of golf, and corporate events. The Links Ladies are a golf savvy group of women. [... more » ]
Completely re-designed by Kris Spence, this par 71 layout sits at an elevation of 3,000 feet in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Spence has gaimed a reputation for his restoration work on Donald Ross designs. [... more » ]
People who are all gaga over Michael Phelps’ gold medals in the Olympics are comparing what he’s done to what Tiger Woods did for golf. Phelps himself has said he hopes his performance will put swimming in the mainstream of sports. But there’s no way in hell you’re going to find me in front of my TV on a Sunday afternoon watching swimming. [... more » ]
"The collection is very sophisticated and classic," said Leslie Chow, founder and designer. "Iconic is a contemporary interface between sporting and sophisticated non-sports activities as well." [... more » ]
“FlightScope will be on display in a variety of ways at the Expo," said Henri Johnson, CEO of EDH. "We feel confident that attendees will have every opportunity to experience our state-of-the-art technology.” [... more » ]
“Pro shop buyers, retailers, instructors and avid golfers are discovering the value of ShotWatch as an invaluable tool for practice and game improvement," said Dr. Ted Caldwell, co-inventor of ShotWatch. [... more » ]