Golf News for Friday, August 29, 2008
Members earn Marriott Rewards points for rounds of golf and buying golf merchandise. In addition, members can redeem points for rounds of golf, hotel accommodations, spa experiences, golf instruction, and more. [... more » ]
"We have achieved ten tour wins in our first year and some of the greatest players in the world asking to test the shafts. We could not have dreamed of a better kick off," said Kim Braly, KBS shaft designer. [... more » ]
"Having players worldwide using our full range of spikes to satisfy their traction needs is a true testament to the quality of Champ Spikes," said Harris MacNeill, President of MacNeill Engineering/Champ Spikes. [... more » ]
"Our new Burner Plus irons possess one of the highest MOI measurements of any TaylorMade iron, making them super-forgiving and easy to hit," said Brian Bazzel, TaylorMade manager of iron creation. [... more » ]
"The Samsung World Championship is the talk around town," said Kevin Niessner, Half Moon Bay Golf Links head golf professional. "The community is definitely looking forward to hosting this event." [... more » ]
The biennial report is the largest collection of operations and financial data in the club industry. Reported are results of a survey that addressed income and expense figures for each department and club type. [... more » ]
"We are extraordinarily proud of Ann who has demonstrated over the years that she is truly a consummate golf professional," said Matt Cohen, Head Golf Professional, The Country Club of Colorado. [... more » ]
"His integrity, values and exemplary communication skills will most certainly be a tremendous asset to our management team," said Marc Roy, President of Accolade Reaction Promotion Group Inc. [... more » ]
"I'm swinging well and I'm putting really, really well," said Singh. "I feel really good about the putting part." Singh's golf bag contains a vast array of clubs from Cleveland Golf and a Never Compromise belly putter. [... more » ]
"Images of a Gentleman brings the world of golf through photography to those that enjoy the sport and have an appreciation of its traditions," said Mark Grindstaff, Jack Daniel's Brand Marketing Director. [... more » ]
"My brothers and I are emotionally and financially invested in this vision of creating a golf destination and community unlike anything in this part of country", said Richard Marino, of the developer Mecosta LLC. [... more » ]
"Golf Magazine rankings have always been significant, not just among insiders and travel aficionados but with the general golfing public. They take the selection process seriously," said Cary Corbitt of Sea Pines Resort. [... more » ]
"It's basically tantamount to a first-class, private-club experience that is open to guests of the resort. It's obviously something special," said said Joe Passov, Golf Magazine's Architecture and Course Rankings Editor. [... more » ]
According to LPGA Commissioner Bivens, the recently-announced mandate that all players learn English within two years of joining the tour is intended to ensure that players can better interact with sponsors and media. As a public service, I offer the following useful phrases for LPGA players who may need to start studying ... [... more » ]
Fred Funk is in the unlikely position of potentially making a run at being in the U.S. side. Make that very unlikely. But if he were to win again this week or next on the Champions Tour, he's certainly worth a look. Everybody knows his game is well-suited to match play when he is on form. [... more » ]
While her 20 years on the LPGA tour has ranked her in the top 50 all-time money earners, she has also raised millions, and personally spent thousands of hours benefiting numerous diabetes awareness causes. [... more » ]