Golf News for Tuesday, February 17, 2009
The first annual 'Women Who Lead' Awards recognizes outstanding achievement of EWGA chapter volunteer leaders. The 10 winners will be honored during the 2009 EWGA "Dare to Lead, Dare to Grow" Conference. [... more » ]
"I am thrilled to be receiving this prestigious award from the GCSAA on behalf of Grande Pines Golf Club," said Chris Flynn, Director of Grounds, Grande Pines Golf Club. "It is truly an honor." [... more » ]
"Each of the honorees has made a substantial impact on the game, and the golf industry, as it relates to the African American community, in particular," said Debert Cook, CMP, publisher. [... more » ]
"This is another excellent week for our brand and team. It's especially rewarding to continually increase Motore shafts in play," said Mike Sposa, Fujikura Tour Representative and former PGA Tour pro. [... more » ]
"The weather conditions at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am are typically some of the most challenging all year," said Andy Jones, Vice President of Acushnet Gloves and Accessories Worldwide. [... more » ]
"Golf has given me so much," said Mr. Sutton. "Developing Boot Ranch has given me the opportunity to share my passion for the game with a whole new generation. I really enjoy my role as a youth leader and teacher." [... more » ]
"We are very excited to have Jo-Ann (Dixon), Jon (Last) and Ede (Rice) join our talented and diverse board of directors," said Karen Futado, president of the EWGA Board of Directors. [... more » ]
"Stacy is exactly what Fila was looking for," said Mitchell Fersten, President of Fersten Worldwide. "She's a hard working, All American Champion who is quickly becoming a true force and superstar." [... more » ]
"In light of the current economic climate, it is more essential than ever to sharpen our focus on the consumer to maximize opportunities," said Mark Parker, President and CEO of Nike, Inc. [... more » ]
"Sumi-G hit its first mark hard," said Marius Kvinge, Sumi-G president. "International distributors, U.S. buyers, and independent reps love that we are bringing something new and different to golf retail." [... more » ]
"Basically the PGA Professional's trip is free when seven pay in full," said Jeff Hamilton of Golfpac Travel. "This is a great chance for PGA Professionals to get to know their members better." [... more » ]
"There's not much to say about the January results, other than it's one notch in the "win" column which we'll take," said Jim Koppenhaver, president of Pellucid, indicating an air of guarded optimism. [... more » ]
"We are excited to make this an annual event and are pleased to be able to partner with such an outstanding organization to benefit cancer research," said Andy North, two-time U.S. Open Champion. [... more » ]
"Greco Planning Group welcomes the opportunity to partner with the PCA and PGA Credit Union in helping to develop retirement and estate planning," said Michael Greco, Partner of the Greco Planning Group. [... more » ]
Before I checked into the Paradise Village Resort in Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, my host treated me to lunch and a little sightseeing this afternoon. What a great day. Here are some of my observations ... [... more » ]
The Travelers Championship announced this week they've extended their sponsorship through 2014. That has to be good news for the PGA Tour. But there's good news in all of this for golf fans, too. [... more » ]