Golf News for Thursday, January 8, 2009
"It's an honor to welcome Rodney as our new director of golf," said Resort Managing Director Chuck Pomerantz. "His experience in the industry has proven he is an innovative leader in managing golf operations." [... more » ]
"Over the past 17 years, I've played many roles in the golf industry, including golf instructor, course manager, tournament director, agent, manufacturer, distributor, marketer, and publicist," said Bundy. [... more » ]
"Drew has an exceptional record of success and innovation across all spectrums of the business, sports and legal worlds," said Richard Gray, Clarus President and Chief Executive Officer. [... more » ]
"The new Z-Star and Z-Star X balls have been tested on tour by our entire PGA and Nationwide staff and the feedback has been tremendous," said Greg Hopkins, President / CEO of Cleveland Golf / Srixon. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled that the 18th hole of The Plantation Course was selected as the first of the 24 Kodak Challenge holes," said Nancy Cross, Tournament Director. "It's been the site of many exciting finishes." [... more » ]
Joining Beem as sponsor's exemptions for the Classic held at four Coachella Valley golf courses will be Jason Gore, Billy Andrade, Olin Browne, Robert Gamez, Bobby Clampett, Troy Kelly and D. A. Points. [... more » ]
"Bleacher seats will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis just as hillside space was in previous years," said 2009 FBR Open Tournament Chairman John Felix. "Fans will not need any special tickets". [... more » ]
"The stature of the Mission Hills Asia-Pacific Open Amateur Championship continues to grow in lock-step with golf's booming popularity around the world," said Tenniel Chu, Executive Director, Mission Hills Golf Club. [... more » ]
This conference is taking shape to be the best attended conference in years and the list of speakers is a virtual who's who of the golf industry, including one of the world's foremost golf icons Gary Player. [... more » ]
"It was a privilege to have Stewart Cink play Old Corkscrew, not once, but twice in the same week. He said he ranked the course on par with other championship courses," said Mark Iwinski, GM at Old Corkscrew. [... more » ]
"We are already working on preparing the course for the Championships in 2010 and 2015," said Josh Lesnik, President of KemperSports, who oversees Chambers Bay as well as Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. [... more » ]
"Along with the staples of our line; golf glove with pouch, visor, accessory and tote bags, we have added this year a interchangeable belt line with a stylish club and a golf ball buckle," said Karen Lovcik, CEO of Glove It. [... more » ]
"The Radar is perfect for practice anywhere and anytime. Coupled with The Golf Mat and a hitting net, it also creates a dynamic system for improving your scores," said Jon Leven, CEO of NGP. [... more » ]
"Our basic system is designed with flawless engineering and leading edge technology including more features and operating options to satisfy the needs of any property," said GPSI CEO David Chessler. [... more » ]
As Equipment Editor here at, I see a lot of whiz-bang technology. But one of the more innovative - and unexpected - uses of technology I’ve seen has just been announced by Evolve Golf, maker of the Epoch Tee ... [... more » ]
Happy New Year to everyone. Last night was one of my favorite events of the year: the annual golf fantasy league draft. Oh my, how this night illustrates that hope really does spring eternal. If you’re a golf nut like me and don’t participate in one of these things, I urge you to do so. [... more » ]