Golf News for Thursday, September 4, 2008
The Mississippi "Golf Coast" which is the 60 miles of Gulf of Mexico coastline between Alabama and New Orleans, has grown into the mid-South's most popular golf destination. All area golf courses were spared Tropical Storm Gustav brutality and escaped with heavy water and some limbs down to clean up. Most golf courses are open today and casino resorts have reopened their hotels and dining and entertainment venues and all golf courses will be open by Monday. [... more » ]
"Circling Raven is a tremendous asset for North Idaho," said Magee, a twenty year Tour veteran. "Everything here, including the clubhouse, pro shop and certainly the staff, creates a first-class golf experience. [... more » ]
At the Deutsche Bank Championship and last week at The Barclays, Aldila was the #1 wood shaft manufacturer. Thirty-six of Aldila's latest shaft, the VooDoo, were in play at the Deutsche Bank Championship. [... more » ]
"We have designed four distinct irons that will focus on performance and feel and optimize launch conditions and ball flight based on the targeted players' ball speed range," said Jeff Summitt, Hireko Technical Director. [... more » ]
New clubs include the new Launcher driver and fairway woods, the HiBore XLI irons, the Niblick and the Cleveland Classic putter line.Cleveland golf expects shipping to begin in mid-October for these new products. [... more » ]
"It was very satisfying to see Minni win this tournament", said Dieter Esch, the CEO for Wilhelmina Artist Management. "It shows that Wilhelmina chose the right group of athletes for the W 7." [... more » ]
Fairway lets you manage everything about your golf game including bags, clubs, and swings through a single simple interface. It empowers you by making educated measurable improvements to your game. [... more » ]
"Nothing could be any more rewarding than this positive reinforcement from the avid golfers for whom our products are developed," said Bushnell senior product manager for laser rangefinders Jordan Vermillion. [... more » ]
"We are enthusiastic about this year's players, a field that promises to deliver an exciting Thanksgiving weekend of world-class golf," said Michael Ahn, President and CEO of LG Electronics North America. [... more » ]
"I can't wait," said Rickie Fowler, of Murrieta, CA, the 2008 NCAA Player of the Year. "It's going to be a tremendous opportunity and a great competition, and hopefully we can return home with a victory." [... more » ]
Attendees experienced non-stop vendor sourcing, product testing, education, networking and sharing of best business practices in the west coast version of the "city that never sleeps." [... more » ]
"I've been in the Pinehurst area 22 years and this is the right fit," said Dishner. "It allows me to utilize my hands-on approach to management for a single organization as opposed to spreading it across several golf clubs." [... more » ]
"Coaching and impacting the growth of the game is my passion, and I am fortunate to be able to do what I love," said Koehlke, named Teacher of the Year by the East Central Chapter of the North Florida PGA. [... more » ]
Known as the pre-eminent strategist in the game while accumulating six major championships and more Ryder Cup points than any other European, Faldo must be shaking his head at those who dare to question his wisdom. Or perhaps he's thumbing his nose at them. But so what? [... more » ]
Nick Faldo's wines are being billed as the perfect libation while watching the Ryder Cup. Although I haven’t yet tasted any of Faldo’s wines (yet), they certainly have to be better than Hal Sutton’s name-brand chew. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled that so many players chose to support Patriot Golf Day by wearing our Americana-themed Pulsar cleats in support of Patriot Golf Day," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. [... more » ]