Golf News for Friday, October 23, 2009
Sunday will mark the 10-year anniversary of the passing of one of the PGA Tour's most charismatic personalities, Payne Stewart. In remembrance of the impact Stewart's life had both on and off the golf course, Golf Channel will air a themed one-hour Golf Central Pre Game Sunday at Noon EST to mark the occasion. [... more » ]
in a sport more notable for emotional restraint than hysterics, it seems ironic that golf, and golf-course development, can generate extremes like Tuesday's feature in The International Herald Tribune titled "Golf Courses Now Grow in Vietnam's Rice Fields." In an emotionally charged atmosphere, opinions tend to be rigid, "facts" subject to manipulation or outright fabrication. Some instances conspicuous in Tuesday's piece include the following ... [... more » ]
Golf Vacations UK tour operators, based in the UK, now have guaranteed times available for golfers at St. Andrews Old Course during the 2010 season. Times are available during the period April through August 2010 and packages include golf and accommodations. [... more » ]
"For over 8 years, golfers' world-wide had enjoyed the virtues of the original Acer XDS," said Hireko Technical Director Jeff Summitt. "The new Acer XDS Cabriolet takes that same wide-sole concept and combines it with the modern hybrid." [... more » ]
"We decided the best company to help us reach this objective is Read the Greens. Their ability to assist boutique companies with innovative products is unsurpassed," said Marcy Kamoda, Fourteen Golf COO. [... more » ]
"Today, outerwear is an extension of golfer's equipment," said Bill Godden, director of apparel, Ahead. "Golfers are looking for outerwear that offers significant benefits based on playing conditions." [... more » ]
"I just love coming back to the Gary Player Invitational," said Omar Sandys, who was on the winning side in the 2006 Team Fourball Alliance competition with David Lyons, Sandy Lyle and Ashleigh Simon. [... more » ]
Announcing the field, tournament host Gary Player said, "All these fresh young faces makes it even more exciting for me." Angela Cabrera and Retief Goosen will be joined by Irish teen sensation Rory McIlroy. [... more » ]
"Our flagship Buccament Bay Beach Resort reflects Harlequin's uncompromising commitment to quality, service and the finest amenities," said Dave Ames, Chairman and founder of Harlequin. [... more » ]
"We are excited to be returning to Pinehurst for our annual conference and greatly appreciate their continuing support of the EWGA and women's golf," said Pam Swensen, CEO of the EWGA. [... more » ]
This video will explain how aim isn’t as easy as it sounds and how to make your aim consistent. It will also talk about ball position and clear up the typical misconceptions. [... more » ]