Golf News for Thursday, December 10, 2009
"The AMA's gave Hireko incredible exposure to the celebrity culture," said Executive VP Gineta Lin. "Stars from Twilight, American Idol and Ugly Betty hit our clubs and were very enthused." [... more » ]
As the first championship golf course and first gated golf community in all of Bulgaria, Gary Player's design goal was to create a course that is understated, playable and enjoyable for all levels of golfer in order to foster the growth of golf in Bulgaria and the surrounding region, while also presenting a challenge for tourists and professional golfers. The final product accomplishes just that. [... more » ]
"Professionals and amateurs discover the performance benefits of our Tour-proven shafts are longer, straighter shots and lower scores," said Gene Simpson, COO of UST Mamiya. [... more » ]
"We're delighted to see the Old Course included among the top American resort courses," said Head Golf Professional Ron Leporati, Jr. "The course offers all the modern accoutrements professional golfers require." [... more » ]
"Going on our 2010 bookings compared to 2009, we see American travellers are coming back," said Fraser Cromarty, whose day job is looking after sales and marketing at Castle Stuart Golf Links. [... more » ]
"I am delighted to be appointed Managing Director of IGRM as it will enable me to fulfill my dream of establishing Brazil as the leading golf destination in South America," said Michael Nagy, Managing Director of International Golf & Resort Management's newly-formed Brazilian subsidiary. [... more » ]
"We are honored to help build on the 100-year legacy of this Tulsa landmark, and excited to begin the process of developing and implementing a master plan," said Tom Hoch, president of Tom Hoch Design. " [... more » ]
"Our new line is designed to cater to their unique personalities while still delivering consistently solid performance on the course," said Tom Gocke, the OGIO company's global VP of golf. [... more » ]
"Our strong year continues and further validates that Pristine Bay Resort is a sought-after location," said Mario Toriello, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Pristine Bay Resort. [... more » ]
"John's substantial book will give you practical information, powerful tools and the persepective to make sound decisions in all areas of your life.," said Nick Bradley PGA Tour Golf Coach and author. [... more » ]
"I am excited to join Annika at Origins and compete with her to kick-off the ANNIKA Experience at WaterSound," said Mia. "The ANNIKA Foundation is a major catalyst for educating children." [... more » ]
Finally, after six or eight trips to the Valley of the Sun, I got to play the TPC Scottsdale. It was well worth the wait. It was a blast to finally be able to hit a shot on the par-3 16th. More than that, though, conditions were immaculate and the greens were as good as any I’ve played in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area. [... more » ]
I noticed a lot of beverage carts at golf courses all over the world carried Tiger's drink. Surely I'm not the only golfer out there who got attached to it. I'm not sure whether or not it made me a better golfer, but it did replenish my fluids and tasted mighty good doing so. But I should mention ... One side effect of Gatorade's Tiger drink is that I found myself uncharacteristically hitting on cocktail waitresses after my round. [... more » ]