Golf News for Tuesday, September 16, 2008
"Creating a course here was like throwing down a tablecloth. We used a minimalist approach," said Brian Yoder, the partner at Arthur Hills/Steve Forrest and Associates who directed the Paraiso del Mar project. [... more » ]
The popular Valerie putter that Laura Davies won with is a face balanced, double bend-shafted mallet head style, made of 304 stainless steel with a head weight of 355 grams. It is a compact mallet design. [... more » ]
"Talented players of all levels of play, from mature golfers to the emerging college players, trust the performance of Fujikura shafts in the most demanding competitions," said David Schnider, Fujikura President/COO. [... more » ]
"We congratulate the winner on his breakthrough victory and are proud he chose Graphite Design," said Tim Gillis, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Graphite Design. "Our shafts deliver optimum ball flight." [... more » ]
"It is so exciting to see such a wide range of our products being used by some of the world's best players," said Harris MacNeill, President of Champ. "We make spikes to fit any shoe and for use on any course." [... more » ]
"The Wedge Force, the newest addition to the SK Fiber line, features innovative design and new micro weave unidirectional carbon fiber composite," said Charles Blume, President of SK Fiber. [... more » ]
"Cocona fabrics will retain or even improve their performance over the life of the product," said Don Nichols, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Second Skin, owner of the Hollas brand. [... more » ]
"We met a lot of really great people and opened a good number of new accounts from all over the western United States," said Geoff Tait, company co-owner. "The feedback on the collection was super positive." [... more » ]
"This is a fantastic opportunity to draw upon my previous experience and create strong relationships with Ecco's great retail partners," said McHugh. "There is no question that Ecco is the industry leader." [... more » ]
"The rain suit we have developed for this year's European Ryder Cup Team is very special and features one of the most exciting fabric innovations," said Richard Head, ProQuip Managing Director and Chief Designer. [... more » ]
"We are pleased to be able to honor the outstanding efforts of these courses and companies in embracing effective environmental programs and practices," said Chase Peckham, associate publisher of Golf Inc. [... more » ]
"We are continually implementing new programs and services to offer our guests a unique experience every time they play here," said Bruce Gerlander, General Manage, Orange County National. [... more » ]
Goalby is being honored for his contributions "outside the ropes." In the early days, Goalby was the unofficial spokesman of the Tour and was instrumental in establishing a relationship with ESPN. [... more » ]
Vancouver Island is one spot where the golf in Canada is anything but close to coming to an end for the season. Instead, Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa just opened up nine holes on its new Valley Course, giving everyone a chance to get a taste of what promises to be one of the more high-profile course openings of 2009. [... more » ]
The new Pete Dye Course at the French Lick Resort in Southern Indiana - slated to open in spring of 2009 - is one of the most anticipated new openings in America and for good reason. The resort has put $500 million into its facilities and golf is a major piece of that puzzle. [... more » ]
"Fields of Dreams gives D.C. youth a key to success by making it fun to learn important life skills," said At-Large Councilmember Kwame R. Brown. "The program combines athletics with education." [... more » ]