Golf News for Thursday, August 21, 2008
At the U.S. Amateur, Titleist was the tee-to-green favorite among more players across every major golf club category, including drivers, fairway metals, utility metals, iron sets, wedges and putters. [... more » ]
"We're excited about leading this driver count because the amateur golfer is in the unique position to make his own independent and educated decision about the shafts he plays," said David Schnider, Fujikura President. [... more » ]
"The Powercoil shaft design is one of the most stable shafts in golf and is uniquely designed for distance because the surface layer loads in tension during the swing," said Chris Hilleary, president of Aerotech Golf. [... more » ]
“PGA Tour Partners members tested and rated the Aficionado III with the highest score in its history for stand bags and we feel we’ve outdone it with the Aficionado IV,” said Jeff Herold, President, West Coast Trends, Inc. [... more » ]
“We are offering great new styles in Ryder Cup caps this year complemented by a variety of unique logo ornamentations plus some new accessories that should be very popular," said Jeff Waller of Ahead. [... more » ]
England's Marcus Higley joined compatriot Matthew Cort and Julien Clément of Switzerland - who finished his round of 65 with an albatross - at the top of the leaderboard on the opening day of the inaugural Ypsilon Golf Challenge by Alex Cejka. [... more » ]
“The Lija brand is continuing to enhance its leadership position within and outside the golf market,” said Linda Hipp, Lija founder. “Christine (Jakovcic), Julia (Wallis) and Ayr (Barnett) have a tremendous depth of experience." [... more » ]
“Read The Greens has established a reputation for effectively and creatively promoting new products and services in the golf industry," said Robert Kraut, GolfSmart.com President & Chief Executive Officer. [... more » ]
Golfax intends to operate and expand the US Golf Company specialty golf products business and custom yard landscaping network in Colorado, Arizona, Las Vegas, and regionally throughout the Southwest. [... more » ]
"The members loved him, and he was great to everybody," said his son, Dan Lewis, now 68 years old himself. "Though his legs are weak, he can be in a cart and give a great lesson." [... more » ]
“I’m pleased with the course,” said Jack Nicklaus, who designed the course. “It has nice movement to it and great vegetation, with beautiful saguaros. I tried to create a challenge for Tour players, with long shots." [... more » ]
"While our golfers appreciate ProLink's exact yardages and hole depictions, it's also a tremendous tool for managing the course and earning additional revenue," said Louis Gantz, the course's General Manager. [... more » ]
Welcome to FedEx Cup 2. The media still mostly wants to hate it. And it still gives golf much, much better fields than it would ever otherwise have in tournaments this time of year. And oh yeah, it’s starting in New Jersey. At least that’s where I think I am. [... more » ]
The question is often asked - ‘I have so much trouble coming back after a bad hole. What trick can you give me so that I can forget about that last hole and get back to playing good golf?’ Well, it’s easy. But, you need to do it step by step in this exact sequence for this trick to be effective. [... more » ]
"Having produced broadcast commercials for companies like Wilson, Nickent, Tommy Armour and others our clients trust we will deliver their creative vision,” said Tom Eberts of Action Media Group, producers of Golf Life. [... more » ]
The SFG Tour is the flagship product of the company where players compete in tournaments earning tour points that go towards winning a place within the UK SFG team captained by Peter McEvoy. [... more » ]