Golf News for Monday, December 14, 2009
"Anyone who has thought about joining the club in the past, can enjoy a three-month trial period to experience some of the best amenities in the southeast," said Ted Bartlett, GM of Dataw Island. [... more » ]
"Customers we're talking with are so excited to have found our 'new' golf product to be an unexpected craze," said Joe Borgenicht, CEO of rulegolf. "We've combined an element of surprise with social consciousness." [... more » ]
"The support of J Golf and a respected venue like La Costa Resort and Spa will go a long way toward making this a first-class event," said Michael Whan, incoming LPGA commissioner. [... more » ]
Musicians Alice Cooper, Don Felder (formerly of the Eagles) and Robby Krieger (The Doors), singers Michael Bolton, Josh Kelley and Clay Walker are just a few of the names slated to be at the Classic. [... more » ]
"Mark has been a dedicated user of the SAM system for some years and has a wealth of practical knowledge," said Jeff Carr, National Sales Manager for Science and Motion Sports. [... more » ]
"The success of the European Golf Business Conference during an economic downturn should be seen as a very positive sign," said Lodewijk Klootwijk, director of the EGCOA. [... more » ]
"We are delighted to have prestigious Troon Golf on board as the club's management firm as we move forward rapidly with our plans," said Jeffrey B. Mendell, a principal in the club's new ownership. [... more » ]
"Bob, Jim and Doug are most deserving of the Col. John Morley Distinguished Service Award," said Mark D. Kuhns, GCSAA president. "They have made outstanding and significant contributions." [... more » ]
"A package like this would cost three or four times as much at any other Top 25 golf school," said Jann Walker, director of marketing at Pawleys Plantation, located on Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. [... more » ]
Bali Hai boasts thousands of palm trees, creating a tropical setting about as close as you'll find to Obama's childhood home anywhere around Vegas. Also, the fairways are generous given the small acreage of prime real estate next to Mandalay Bay, so it will give any presidential candidate a little confidence boost. [... more » ]
So let's say Tiger announces he is dropping out of the golf scene, sends his caddie Steve Williams off with a nice retirement and devotes his time to getting his family life straightened out. Perhaps he agrees to doing some therapy. Or not. Guess what sports fans. After a while the golf business will suffer. It will. [... more » ]