Golf News for Thursday, August 7, 2008
"The PGA Village in the Bahamas is an example of the global growth of golf and will be a premiere destination for PGA Professionals and the golfing public," said PGA of America President Brian Whitcomb. [... more » ]
"It was a matter of when, not if. His development has been on a steady and fixed path upward. He is a wonderful Champion and a great Ambassador for Waikoloa," said Scott Head, Wailoloa Beach Resort's Director of Golf. [... more » ]
“Tom Tiffany has a tremendous reputation in the Southeast. They don’t come more highly recommended,” said Eddie Drye, Cleveland Golf’s Vice President of National Sales. [... more » ]
The 2008 Re/Max World Long Drive Championship features competition in five adult divisions: Open, Senior (45-52), Super Seniors (53-60), Grand Champions (61 and up) and Women. [... more » ]
"It wasn't easy way back when I started playing here," said Davis Love III, the 1997 PGA Champion who finished tied for second in the 1996 U.S. Open when the South Course measured 6,974 yards. "It hasn't got any easier. " [... more » ]
"We are proud to continue our support of Special Olympics golf and the ninth annual Special Olympics Golf National Invitational Tournament," said PGA of America President Brian Whitcomb. [... more » ]
"Everyone has a favorite number and usually there's a personal story behind it," said Mike Ferris, vice president of TaylorMade's golf ball division. "My TP Ball allows golfers to connect with their number." [... more » ]
"Baltusrol Golf Club's history is a study in how generations of premier players have shaped major championship golf in this country," said Brian Whitcomb, the president of the PGA of America. [... more » ]
“The promotion is designed to reward the golfers who play at Orange County National on a regular basis during our summer months,” said Jimmy Bell, Orange County National’s director of sales and marketing. [... more » ]
Aldila completed the sweep of the hybrid shaft counts with wins at PGA, Nationwide and LPGA Tours. They were the leading hybrid shaft manufacturer by almost a 3-to-1 margin over the next leading competitor. [... more » ]
You can imagine how Mahan's comments went down with the powers that be. Paul Azinger has basically called Mahan an idiot and says Mahan’s comments may even affect his captain’s picks - the captain has four this time, remember. [... more » ]
Maybe Sergio Garcia realized he was an idiot for only playing one late practice round at a much-changed Torrey Pines before the U.S. Open. Whatever the reason, he's taking this PGA Championship much more seriously than he seemed to take that Torrey Open. [... more » ]
Golf Channel commentator Kelly Tilghman will give four lucky on-line charity auction winners a behind-the-scenes tour of The Barclays TV compound and "18th Tower" for an inside look at the broadcast process. [... more » ]
Last year ClubCorp’s inaugural event raised more than $1.6 million for charity, and this year’s goal is to top the $5 million mark. Dallas-based ClubCorp is the world leader in private clubs. [... more » ]
"As we enter the summer months and settle into prime temperatures for the majority of the country, we've historically seen this leveling of GPH in June, July and August," said Pellucid President Jim Koppenhaver. [... more » ]