Golf News for Monday, November 16, 2009
The R&A and the USGA first allowed the use of distance-measuring devices by Local Rule in January 2006 and are reaffirming that these devices may be used to measure only distance and must not be able to measure other conditions such as wind speed or direction, the slope of the ground or the temperature. [... more » ]
"We congratulate the winner on her first professional victory of her career," said Mr. Tak Yamada, VP of Sales & Marketing, Graphite Design. "In 2009 we have had multiple victories on professional Tours worldwide." [... more » ]
The Tarheel Junior Golf Tour, a leading southeastern junior tournament organization, has released its spring 2009 playing schedule. Courses played include some of the top collegiate courses in the southeast as well as the TPC Wakefield Plantation, site of the PGA Tour's Nationwide Rex Hospital Classic. [... more » ]
"Our company is thrilled to be working with such a prestigious facility to deliver an enhanced experience for their customers" said Carl Clift, Chief Executive Officer of GolfLogix Systems. [... more » ]
"Whether you putt with their precision putters, visit their Studio B for a high-tech fitting or fashion a customized Bettinardi belt buckle, the Bettinardi Experience is all about quality," said Lynn Luczkowski, L2 Communications. [... more » ]
Gary Player was presented with the inaugural Golf Business Canada Lifetime Achievement Award as a tribute to not only his distinguished golfing career but also his leadership in growing the game internationally. [... more » ]
2009 marks the largest number of closures in the golf marketplace since Longitudes Group began conducting this research six years ago. Over 245 brick and mortar off-course golf stores closed. [... more » ]
"The level of play that these collegiate golfers exhibited on the course was exemplary," said CordeValle's Director of Golf Operations Travis Skeesick. "We've hosted this event for five consecutive years." [... more » ]
"It is so rewarding to see that 569 children and/or spouses of those who have been killed or injured due to their military service are getting educational opportunities," said PGA of America President Jim Remy. [... more » ]
"We are particularly excited about developing our charitable partnership in China, and being able to give AIDS orphans in Yunnan a better chance in life," said Marc Player, CEO of Black Knight International. [... more » ]
Once again, Tiger Woods has been criticized for an outburst. This time, during the third round, after a tee shot on the 13th hole he banged his driver so hard against the turf that it bounced up into the crowd. [... more » ]
No, it’s not a major or an event that carries a lot of cache, but the field was strong (as is any LPGA field considering they have so few tournaments) and Michelle had to shoot a final round 69 to achieve the win. [... more » ]