Golf News for Thursday, January 22, 2009
"Tom Fazio and his team had their skills on full display here, in transforming a challenging piece of property into their trademark layout," said Joe Passov, senior editor for travel and rankings at Golf Magazine. [... more » ]
"I have loved the PowerBilt FZ1 irons since the first time I hit them, and not because I helped design them," said Fuzzy Zoeller. "They set up beautifully at address and they have a sweet feel that will excite any golfer." [... more » ]
Statistically, Zach Johnson tied for 3rd in Driving Accuracy with his Titleist 909D2 driver, while Adam Scott was 2nd in Putts Per Round (27.0) and 4th in Putts Per Greens in Regulation (1.667). [... more » ]
"In meeting USGA specifications with our design, the PTS Offset tee provides a launch angle and contact point that has never before been possible," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. [... more » ]
"The 2009 edition of the Mission Hills Asia-Pacific Open Amateur Championship saw the participation of more countries then ever before," said Tenniel Chu, Executive Director, Mission Hills Golf Club. [... more » ]
"We feel the PGA members from the north can serve as valuable ambassadors for our golf course to their club members who might be looking for a golf vacation," said Timacuan General Manager Tony Johnson. [... more » ]
Golfers will test themselves against GCSAA's finest in the National Championship at Kiva Dunes Golf Club. The National Championship is limited to the first 100 players with a 5.0 handicap index or lower. [... more » ]
"Our hope is that the Charlie Sifford Exemption will raise awareness of Mr. Sifford's achievements while continuing to broaden the game's appeal," said Rick Waddell, President and CEO of Northern Trust. [... more » ]
"The Executive Reporting tool is built on the premise that executives need an easy-to-read, high-level report that provides commonsense analysis," said Rick Robshaw, President of Club Prophet. [... more » ]
"Chad brings exceptional talent and an impressive record of achievement to our tour staff. He is consistently one of the best ball strikers on tour," said Chip Brewer, Adams Golf president and CEO. [... more » ]
"We're really excited to have Keegan on staff with us wearing and promoting our apparel," said Ed Lemire, the president of Basic Golf. "We're looking forward to a fantastic 2009." [... more » ]
"Maggie Valley Club has a tremendous upside. The golf course is very nice and the facilities are second to none," said Jay Manner. "The members, staff and owners have welcomed me warmly." [... more » ]
"By increasing the number of Sticks for Kids program sites, golf is brought to many more children who otherwise wouldn't have the opportunity to play the sport," said Bill Kubly, foundation president. [... more » ]
Harmon, who has endorsed Trion:Z since 2006, firmly believes in the importance of wearing Trion:Z products. "For me it's not just about golf or sports, it's for a better quality of life." [... more » ]
As I anxiously await the milestone of reaching a half-century on this planet, I'm finding myself breaking down physically, and it has certainly affected my golf game. It leads me to the conclusion that if I had kept myself in better shape over the years, maybe some of this wouldn't have occurred. [... more » ]
Over the weekend, Paul Goydos' ex-wife passed away. Hopefully those of us who read this can take a bit of time to bow our heads and meditate on all that this means for a California family. [... more » ]