Golf News for Wednesday, October 14, 2009
The Presidents Cup is the latest in a string of "cup-related" ratings successes for GOLF CHANNEL. The network recently celebrated its highest-rated 3rd quarter ever - led by record-setting cable coverage of The Solheim Cup in August - and saw its ratings for early round coverage of the PGA TOUR's FedExCup up 15 percent versus 2008. [... more » ]
To help with trade positioning and consumer understanding, Wilson categorizes its Staff product lines into three player types: F Player (Feel), C Player (Control) and D Player (Distance). [... more » ]
"We couldn't bring our athletes as close to the ground as we wanted, so instead we decided to reengineer the whole system," said Dave Ortley, Sr. Director of Global Footwear for adidas Golf. [... more » ]
"We continue to see growth in our apparel line because we are below the typical 'brand' retail price without sacrificing styling, fabrication and quality," said Jeff Waller, national sales director, Ahead. [... more » ]
"You have an adorable line of clothes for young golfers. I love the mascots, and my kids have really enjoyed the backpacks and head covers," said Leta Lindley, LPGA Tour player and mother of two. [... more » ]
Serving as Classic Girls for the 51st tournament will be Colie Cullen, 22, of Coto de Caza, Calif., Heather Hastings-Gorski, 27, of Palm Springs, and Kelsey Peterson, 22, of Huntington Beach, Calif. [... more » ]
"Golf's future is very bright," said Tenniel Chu, Executive Director, Mission Hills Golf Club. "The recent Olympics announcement is proof that Mission Hills' belief in the sport's vast potential is well founded." [... more » ]
"Garnering high praise from Golf World's readers is special because it comes from those who mean the most - the golfers," said Joseph Livingood, senior VP of Billy Casper Golf, which manages Longaberger Golf Club. [... more » ]
"Callaway Golfs goal each year is to introduce products that feature performance engineering to help golfers of all skill levels break through," said Joe Urzetta, Sr. VP of U.S. Sales, Callaway Golf. [... more » ]
"We're looking forward to hosting these very talented professional and amateur golfers over three days of intense competition," said Dylan Matthews, Chief Executive of The Celtic Manor Resort. [... more » ]
"Donna has always been a tremendous friend to the PGA Professional, displaying through her work an understanding of the demands of the profession," said PGA of America President Jim Remy. [... more » ]
I’ve yet to play all of Eire’s links courses, but I’ve played a good amount of the best in two trips in the last few years. And after a round at Ballybunion last week, I’m convinced I’ve seen the isle’s top links hole: The long, tumbling, seaside 11th. [... more » ]