Golf News for Monday, January 12, 2009
Here's a look at Golf Channel's tournament coverage for the coming week. [... more » ]
The 10-event TrackMan scheduled coverage will start immediately with the season-opening Mercedes-Benz Championship followed by the Sony Open and the Bob Hope Classic. [... more » ]
First-Place Finishers and Outstanding Achievers in 13 categories will be announced and recognized at the presentation, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 29 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. [... more » ]
"Despite the difficult current economic climate which is affecting everyone at the moment, we are pleased to be announcing a strong and attractive 2009 European Senior Tour schedule," Andy Stubbs, Managing Director of the European Senior Tour, said. [... more » ]
"On behalf of County Louth Golf Club may I say what a great honour it is for us to be chosen as the venue for The 2009 Irish Open," said Kevin Byrne, Captain of County Louth Golf Club. [... more » ]
"The tour provides everyday golfers a chance to compete like the pros," said Dennis McCormac. "You don't have to be a scratch golfer to join the egolf Amateur Tour; it is the tour for the rest of us". [... more » ]
"In the last two years, he's established himself as one of the game's top young players. He provides us a high-profile, aggressive player who's fun to watch," said John Solheim, PING Chairman and CEO. [... more » ]
"We couldn't ask for a better representative for our brands," said Greg Hopkins, President/CEO for Cleveland Golf/Srixon. "Boo has a huge fan base for a reason. He's a great player." [... more » ]
"Floyd was instrumental in establishing Rocky River as one of the premier daily-fee golf courses in this region, and we owe him a debt of gratitude," said Terry Crawford, general manager of the resort and golf course. [... more » ]
Dave Adamonis, Publisher Emeritus of New England Golf Monthly, was elected to serve a three-year term on the board that advises the managing council of the ING, the Executive Committee. [... more » ]
"The Total Golf Adventures curriculum is a perfect fit for exposing children - even kindergarteners and preschoolers - to a sport they can play the rest of their lives," said Robinson, a former newspaper editor. [... more » ]
"It's great practice," said Jim Furyk. "The hole shrinks down and it makes you concentrate more. I think it's a good tool. If you use it for five or 10 minutes a day I think it's going to really help your putting." [... more » ]
Travel + Leisure Golf ranked Spring Island 17th. Currently, the community is constructing a new sports complex complete with fitness center, multiple pools, tennis courts and a new croquet pitch. [... more » ]
"We strive to provide our members and customers a wide selection of high-end equipment, apparel and accessories complemented by outstanding customer service," said Archie Cart, GM, Lake of Isles. [... more » ]
We just posted a story I wrote on how a sluggish economy translates into a good time to hit Sin City for a room, golf and entertainment. It seems quite a few hotels, even high-end resorts are offering some pretty inexpensive room rates, and more than a couple hotels are offering packages with highly rated golf courses ... [... more » ]
Ogio's Devolver cart bag derives its sci-fi-esque moniker from the fact that it converts from a massive cart bag to a light-weight caddy bag to an ultra-light-weight carry bag suitable for a par-3 course, executive course, the practice range, or even a quick nine. [... more » ]