Golf News for Wednesday, January 21, 2009
"It's going to be a show that will have a lot of movement and will cover many things," said golf instructor Michael Breed. "Fans will be able to learn about their game and THE game." [... more » ]
Since switching to the VR irons in September 2008, Casey has seen positive results. "For me, they go about two to three yards farther than my old set," said the winner of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship. [... more » ]
"Two weeks and two events with complete field domination. That's what we strive for every week on Tour," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. "2009 is off to a great start for PrideSports and Softspikes." [... more » ]
"These victories mark the second straight week that True Temper shafts captured the top money on the world's two largest pro tours," said Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"Tom's contributions play an integral role," said Rich Katz, Managing Director of Buffalo. "His strategic, tactical and creative approach to establishing brands helps clients substantially increase sales." [... more » ]
Golf, food and fun are all packaged for a perfect afternoon on its two championship golf courses, Panther Lake and Crooked Cat. Orange County National has been ranked No. 8 in the country and No. 1 in Florida. [... more » ]
"John has quickly proven himself as a terrific leader," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. "His experience and innovative spirit will be a strong asset as we begin our partnership with the City of Alameda." [... more » ]
"It just seemed logical to try and cross promote with them and provide yet another benefit to our players. It is the epitome of a win-win scenario," said David Siegel, Egolf Tarheel Tour president. [... more » ]
Antigua's foundation of in-stock inventory and fashion collections, the quickest and finest embroidery in the industry and unmatched customer service has allowed the Antigua brand to prosper in a competitive market. [... more » ]
"Zach continues to strengthen his position among the world's best players and build a reputation as a style trend setter," said Ralph Dunning, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dunning Sportswear. [... more » ]
"At Gogie Girl, we are confident that with our products we have answered the mysterious question in women's headwear … why women don't buy hats," said Co-Founder Vicky Waldorf. [... more » ]
"I wanted to push the envelope this season", said founder and designer Lulu Faddis. "In light of the economy's state, basics just doesn't cut it anymore. You need to entice your customer." [... more » ]
"Both have shown that they are players to watch and we are confident that having Wilson Staff clubs in their bags will make a difference in their play," said Wilson Golf general manager Tim Clarke. [... more » ]
"We're absolutely thrilled to have Casey and Rachel be a part of the Golf Show," said Carolyn Alt, Show Manager. "And considering it's the Valentine's Day weekend, it's definitely a sweetheart of an opportunity." [... more » ]
"We will have 34 events on our 2009 schedule: 29 one-day events, 4 two-day events and 1 three-day event. Many of our players have families and careers," said Steve Moses, the tour's Chief Operating Officer. [... more » ]
Barack Obama is more known for his ability to drive the lane in pickup basketball than he is for hitting a driver, so he's not as good, say, as presidents Dwight Eisenhower or John Kennedy were at golf. Obama's pretty much just a hack with athletic ability. [... more » ]
The Northern Trust Open (Feb. 16-22 at Riviera C.C. in Los Angeles) announced this week a fitting sponsor's exemption for these breakthrough times with the new Charlie Sifford exemption, offering a spot in the field to a player who "represents the advancement of diversity in golf and wouldn't otherwise be eligible to compete." [... more » ]