Golf News for Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Samuel L. Jackson will host the first-of-its-kind documentary, Uneven Fairways, chronicling the story of the little-known, but rich history of the African-Americans who had the courage to stand up for their rights and pave the way for future stars of golf. Uneven Fairways will premiere Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET on GOLF CHANNEL. [... more » ]
"The increased stability allows the VooDoo to better resist shaft 'ovaling' and deformation during the swing, which maximizes energy transfer," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. [... more » ]
Watney converted a 40-foot birdie putt from the fringe on the par-3 16th, then completed his dramatic come-from-behind victory with a birdie on the final hole for the win at the Buick Invitational. [... more » ]
"This was an especially great weekend for PrideSports on Tour, as our new Black Widow Tour cleats gained strong attention among the game's best players," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. [... more » ]
The 14th hole at Torrey Pines South Course is one of the more difficult this season, however, Australian Jarrod Lyle joins Zach Johnson, Cameron Beckman and Dustin Johnson atop the Kodak Challenge leaderboard. [... more » ]
"Events like the Los Angeles Miltary/Veteran Career Fair are exciting for GAA to participate because we can educate people about our program," said Henry Salgado, GAA director of admissions. [... more » ]
"It is an honor to host the Puerto Rico Open for the second time," said Donald J. Trump, President and Chairman, The Trump Organization. "My golf courses are known for being the best." [... more » ]
"This is our 16th year and the tournament keeps on growing. People travel from all over Europe to play," said Tournament director Christophe Cantegrel, from specialist golf event organisers Golf First. [... more » ]
"We know that this distinguished group will play a significant role in our future success and we feel honored that they have chosen to be a part of our team," said Eddie Drye, a VP for Cleveland Golf/Srixon. [... more » ]
"The way we do business, we really consider ownership as a form of stewardship," said Jason Harris, Harris Golf VP. "We'll operate the club as a semi-private facility, servicing both the members and the public." [... more » ]
"Now with Leaderboard, consumers and club makers can order their favorite golf shafts pre-Pured or have Leaderboard custom make clubs," said Gary Sheppard, director of business development for SST. [... more » ]
A six-time Emmy award winner, Graham was a fixture at ABC Sports for 25 years in roles such as the producer of the network's golf coverage. He will oversee live golf coverage at the Golf Channel. [... more » ]
"It is a pleasure to invent a Going Green Product that also enhances the quality of our environment and at the same give so much pleasure," said Dr. Grady Mayeaux, Founder of Earth Care Products, Inc. [... more » ]
"I have a fond interest in The Environmental Institute for Golf and was extremely humbled to have served on its board of trustees along with many great stewards of the game," said Pate. [... more » ]
"I became a Cleveland Golf/Srixon staff player two years ago and I saw an immediate improvement in my golf game," said Skinner. He was named the 2008 PGA Professional Player of the Year. [... more » ]
Random thoughts on the first day of a trip to Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga.: There are no bounds to the idiocy of our airlines. And the Japanese Paper Kite is a very cool butterfly ... [... more » ]
I knew all along the golf was pretty good in Arizona, but had no idea of the quantity of great hotels and resorts. As it turns out Arizona landed 15 properties on the Travel+Leisure magazine’s list of the 500 best around the world. [... more » ]