Golf News for Friday, November 13, 2009
Steranka was named The PGA of America's Chief Executive Officer in October 2005. Since joining the PGA of America's staff in 1988, Steranka has directed The PGA's expansion of events, media assets and marketing programs, including the PGA Championship, Ryder Cup and PGA.com just to name a few. [... more » ]
"Our extensive experience makes us well-prepared to handle any project," said Brian Curley, founding co-partner. "Jungle or open prairie, desert or seaside, we'll create the course you need." [... more » ]
"Lynn continues to be a respected leader in the golf industry and a mentor to so many," said Patti Benson, LPGA T&CP National President. "The Eagle Award is the perfect honor for Lynn." [... more » ]
"Project X continues to be among the most popular shaft designs on the professional tours," said Scott Hennessey, CEO of True Temper Sports. "Designed on tour to help players achieve greater distance and accuracy." [... more » ]
Eyecatching designs include kois swimming along the curve of the bag, a smiling Japanese fortune cat ('maneki neko') waving from the corner, and a urban hipster denim bag emblazoned with Swarovski crystals. [... more » ]
"Students in the PGA Golf Management University Programs represent the next generation of PGA instructors and club fitters," said Henri Johnson, CEO of EDH, maker of FlightScope. [... more » ]
"I've had an excellent run on the Nedbank Golf Challenge and developed wonderful relationships from players to agents, to sponsors," said Alaistair Roper, director of the Nedbank Golf Challenge. [... more » ]
"Teresa is an incredibly talented player and teacher, and we are fortunate to have her on the Ladies Links Fore Golf team," said Lynn Stellman, Chief Executive Officer for Ladies Links Fore Golf. [... more » ]
"Demo days are important for our growth. They provide us with an opportunity to introduce the brand as well as our golf equipment to golfers who might not be familiar with Fourteen Golf," said Marcy Kamoda, Fourteen Golf COO. [... more » ]
"As with golf, the best way to achieve a healthy lifestyle is to develop good habits and routines at a young age," said Sorenstam, who emphasized the unpaid, non-profit status of the SPARK partnership. [... more » ]
Arnold Palmer isn't just any professional athlete. He is, after all, The King, a leader who holds court over a legion of fans. Howdy Giles chronicles his giant leap from just another person in "Arnie's Army" to Palmer's inner circle of friends in his book, The King and I: An Unlikely Journey from Fan to Friend. [... more » ]