Golf News for Tuesday, November 17, 2009
"Today's winners have not only been recognized as the best in their region, but they have proved themselves to be the best in the world," said Graham Cooke, President and Founder of the World Travel Awards. [... more » ]
The TPC Las Vegas is happy to announce the arrival of new Director of Business Development Jaclyn Beaudreau. She is new to the PGA TOUR Network, coming from Troon Golf in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was most recently the Director of Sales at the Troon North Golf Club, and before that, Beaudreau worked for Troon at Whirlwind, Ocean Edge on Cape Cod and the Wigwam resort. [... more » ]
The Arizona Grand Resort recently completed renovations that included a re-designed golf course, new Pro Shop, athletic club and spa and new lobby complete with signature restaurant and Tommy Bahama-style bar. [... more » ]
"This season, True Temper continued our 100-year winning legacy with a staggering 42 wins on the PGA Tour, including all four majors," said Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"We are not surprised this tenacious player won this honorable award. She has an uncanny ability to actually play better in stressful situations," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
"The new models this year, Morgan and Mollie, are sure to generate buzz at the show. Several tour players have been testing these models and are extremely pleased," said Francis Ricci, CEO, Yes! Golf. [... more » ]
"While providing all the traction, stability, support and comfort golfers need, they are just as likely to be worn by women who want an edgy-sport look," said C.B. Tuite, General Sales Manager, ECCO USA Golf Division. [... more » ]
"Colonial Heritage is one of the premier golf courses in the commonwealth," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. "We look forward to partnering with Lennar Homes and delivering a great golf experience to Virginia golfers." [... more » ]
"I'm a passionate golfer myself, so I jumped at the chance. I can't wait until users realize how much easier we've made running a tournament," said Shawn Ryan, eGolfEvent.com Product Development Manager. [... more » ]
"It is all about charity and fun during the week, but the competitiveness in us is always going to come out and we are always going to try and beat each other," said PGA Tour graduate Garth Mulroy. [... more » ]
After winning the Ochoa Invitational in Mexico, Wie is being given the type of accolades sportswriters normally reserve for cyclists who they are 90 percent certain are steroid-free. Then, add in Tiger's win at the Australian Masters, and you have yourself the type of hyperbole normally saved for a Sarah Palin-Levi Johnston UFC cage match. [... more » ]
All those naysayers who carped that Wie was burned out after failing to qualify as the first woman to play the men's U.S. Open four years ago, who whined she was in a slump, when for heaven's sake, she was only 16 at the time, can eat their words. How can you have a "slump" at that age? Get real. [... more » ]