Golf News for Tuesday, October 27, 2009
The Nicklaus Companies announced that Gary Nicklaus, one of Jack Nicklaus' four sons, has been appointed Vice Chairman, while Paul Stringer, who has spent the last six years helping establish Nicklaus Design's global presence, will now oversee day-to-day operations of the world's leading golf course design firm in his position as Executive Vice President. [... more » ]
"The new groove standards will put more pressure on better players' short games," said Bob Vokey, Master Craftsman and Senior Product Development Manager, Titleist. "It will be crucial." [... more » ]
Srixon Sports, a world leader in golf club and golf ball technology, is pleased to introduce their latest product introductions for 2009, which includes the new Srixon® Z-TX driver, fairway woods, and irons, as well as the latest Srixon® hybrid. [... more » ]
"Cobra has a history of developing powerful, yet easy-to-hit drivers," said Brian Zender, General Manager of Cobra Golf. "The ZL Driver sets a new standard, in terms of providing maximum distance." [... more » ]
"The KBS shafts, designed by our veteran shaft designer Kim Braly, are making big inroads on tour, a fact well understood by TaylorMade," said Rob Cheng, Global Sales Director at KBS. [... more » ]
"The Viking Classic is an excellent way for us to showcase Mississippi through our courses and the game's great players," said D. Craig Ray, Mississippi Development Authority Division of Tourism Director. [... more » ]
"This will certainly be an event that will raise the bar in high class MTB. Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club is the perfect venue, offering challenge and beauty," said Herfel Torres of the Orlando Bike & Social Club. [... more » ]
"We are excited to be heading to Las Vegas. The city has been identified as a desirable venue for the event by attendees and the exhibitors," said GCSAA, NGCOA, GCBAA, ASCGA, NGF and USGA in a joint statement. [... more » ]
"The Links Across America project will give us four holes plus a short-game practice area that is accessible to people with disabilities," said Randall Oaks Class A superintendent Mike Sprouse. [... more » ]
"We are very appreciative of the participating professionals of the Connecticut PGA Section," said Andrew Campbell, PGA Professional at Black Hall Club in Old Lyme, Conn., 2009 "Drive for the Game" campaign chairman. [... more » ]
At 8,200 yards, the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Ross Bridge in Alabama is one of the longest courses in the world. But that’s nothing compared to Nullarbor Links, which just opened in Australia. The new par-72 course Down Under stretches 1,365 kilometers. That’s right, about 848 miles - and 301 yards for good measure. [... more » ]
I’ve just discovered a multifunction divot tool called the DivPro. But to call DivPro a "divot tool" is a massive understatement. I can count at least six functions for this Swiss Army Knife of golf. [... more » ]