Golf News for Friday, October 2, 2009
"As a keen supporter of the arts, our partnership with the Hoffman Institute and Ruth Eckerd Hall gives me tremendous pride that we are furthering such an important part of these students' lives," said Innisbrook Owner Sheila C. Johnson. "As a community we can come together to enjoy the exceptionally talented women of the Legends Tour, with the knowledge we are supporting such a worthy cause." [... more » ]
American Express is providing golf fans a chance to play a round at the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey and meet Lucas Glover, Annika Sorenstam and Morgan Pressel on Thursday, October 15. [... more » ]
"Our entire team works hard every day to provide a superior golf experience and rankings such as this validate those efforts," said Bruce Gerlander, general manager, Orange County National GC & Lodge. [... more » ]
"It's especially gratifying to be voted the best conditioned public course in California for two consecutive years, " said George Kelley, Stevinson Ranch's owner and co-designer. [... more » ]
"Fall is an excellent time to play Sweetgrass, whether you've been here before or are experiencing the course for the very first time," said Tom McChesney, General Manager, Sweetgrass Golf Club. [... more » ]
"The unwavering commitment from the Victoria Hills team to create and maintain a sound environmental program is exceptional," said Peter Hill, Chairman and CEO of management company Billy Casper Golf. [... more » ]
Guests can end the season and play the same holes that the professionals will play next summer when the TELUS Skins Game comes to The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa. [... more » ]
As the "Official Outerwear Provider for the U.S. Team of The Presidents Cup 2009", players will be outfitted in Sun Mountain's RainFlex line of outerwear at Harding Park Golf Course in San Francisco. [... more » ]
"It was thrilling to see The GolfRing being used," said Patrick Wheat, president of Short Game Solutions. "The GolfRing is quickly becoming the foremost short game practice aid and CBS is proof of that." [... more » ]
"Tom Hoch Design continues to meet the challenges of today's club industry and the ever changing needs of memberships," said Tom Hoch, President of Tom Hoch Design located in Oklahoma City. [... more » ]
"At a time when the economy had caused a severe blow to the golf club business, we searched out the leading experts in the field of membership programs," said Joe Steranka, CEO of the PGA of America. [... more » ]
Anyone in the golf media is eligible to enter their best works in the contest. All they have to do is join the ING, a membership that carries countless other benefits. That includes an invitation to Pinehurst Resort. [... more » ]
It will likely take an Alexis Thompson or Michelle Wie emergence into dominance in order for the media outlets to really start following the LPGA again. If on Sunday, both Thompson and Wie are paired together and vying for their first LPGA win, well that’s going to really move the needle. Finally. [... more » ]
Packing for a golf trip is never easy. Anyone who plays the game knows the challenges between packing too much and too little. A couple of bad-weather days on the course can ruin you for the entire trip. Going overseas to a place as wild as Ireland makes it even tougher. Here’s my strategies I’ve learned over the years ... [... more » ]