Golf News for Thursday, January 29, 2009
"We want to win the Cup back in Wales. That will be our priority," Colin Montgomerie said. "Nevertheless I know that Corey Pavin and his American team will share with us the desire for this match to be played as has become tradition with fair play and good sportsmanship top of the agenda." [... more » ]
"Our ability to build 12 in less than 15 years is a stunning achievement and indicative of our sincere belief in China," said Tenniel Chu, Executive Director, Mission Hills Golf Club in Shenzhen, China. [... more » ]
"By bringing together the Golf Channel and Versus sales teams, we are offering the best possible marketing solutions for our advertisers," said David T. Cassaro, Comcast Network Advertising Sales President. [... more » ]
"The products have an undoubted intrinsic value of their own to the retailer but we've also been pleasantly surprised at just how Esoteric products really boost sales," said Esoteric CEO Tomas Dahl. [... more » ]
"This cooperation is a good thing in many ways. Sharing information is vital for the golf business and our magazine provides the information members of the EGCOA need," said Michael Lenihan of GME. [... more » ]
"Players are making the switch to the VooDoo with S-core Technology after experiencing the stability, accuracy and increased distance of its stabilized core," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. [... more » ]
"By reformulating and increasing the size of the core, we have increased ball speed, making the New Pro V1 even longer," said Bill Morgan, Senior VP, Golf Ball Research and Development, Acushnet Company. [... more » ]
Mexico has the perfect mix for an unforgettable golf experience: extraordinary and beautiful landscaping, exceptional weather all year long, first class facilities and the warmth of the Mexican hospitality. [... more » ]
PulseTech's show team will be hosting a promotional giveaway and holding a drawing for a gift certificate, good for two days at McLean's school at Doral Golf Resort & Spa in South Florida. [... more » ]
"Mike Skinner is a great friend to Victoria Hills and a hero to race fans everywhere," said Matt Payne, Head Professional at Victoria Hills. "The golfing and non-golfing public is welcome to come meet Mike." [... more » ]
"The matty collection is named for my son Matthew Elias, born soon after the company was launched and a constant reminder of how far we've come," said Keri Murschell, company founder and principal designer. [... more » ]
"This package is one of the most popular ever offered by Pawleys Plantation," said Jann Walker, director of marketing at Pawleys Plantation. "Golfers have really responded to the philosophy of our golf school." [... more » ]
"We are ecstatic to have Joey D as a partner and to feature him on our packaging and DVD's", said Ken Pierce, president, GolfGym LLC. "His elite status as a coach on the PGA Tour will become quickly apparent." [... more » ]
"We used suggestions from our golf-course partners, advertising clients and industry experts," said Lawrence D. Bain, ProLink CEO. "The result is the most advanced GPS course and management system on the market." [... more » ]
The PGA Show’s Demo Day was like a state fair, only without a Ferris wheel and bumper cars. Still, amid the crowd’s hum and cracking noise of the latest drivers and fairway metals, how could you not overhear this conversation at the Cleatskins Golf exhibit ... [... more » ]
This is really cool. This week, we’re talking 15,000-20,000 fans on one hole after officials of the FBR Open added around 3,000 general admission bleacher seats and completely enclosed the par-3 16th at The TPC Scottsdale. Completely surrounding a hole with bleachers is indeed a first for the PGA Tour. [... more » ]