Golf News for Wednesday, February 18, 2009
"Betty loved golf and wanted nothing more than to play the game for a living," said LPGA Commissioner Carolyn F. Bivens. "She found 12 other kindred spirits and formed the LPGA." [... more » ]
Old Macdonald, designed by Tom Doak and Jim Urbina, will be open first to past and current resort guests wishing to preview the golf course on a 10-hole loop. Only 32 players per day will be allowed on the course. [... more » ]
"The Dynacraft Avatar XMOI Driver did not look like what was originally envisioned, but we ended up with an extremely forgiving, playable, visually appealing and yet still high MOI driver," said Jeff Summitt, Technical Director. [... more » ]
Named for the Professional Player series, the highly-anticipated PP-001 and PP-002 putters brings back the buttery soft feel and unmistakable character of Honma's mild steel putters. [... more » ]
"Guests will be keenly aware of Longaberger Golf Club's renowned quality before even setting foot on the lush playing surfaces," said Joseph Livingood, Senior Vice President of Billy Casper Golf. [... more » ]
"At the Philadelphia courses, we plan to make significant enhancements to their physical plants and customer-service levels, so they become part of golfers' steady diets," said Peter Hill, Chairman of BCG. [... more » ]
Dixon Golf is not just introducing "Green" products. Dixon Golf is minimizing its own carbon footprint and ecological impact through a number of initiatives. Their products are just the tip of the iceberg. [... more » ]
Scala Pro recently introduced Direct-to Straw Logo Embroidery to the Golf Industry. This program has opened up an entirely new fashion concept with exceptional flexibility for Golf Shops. [... more » ]
"The members of The Country Club of North Carolina are excited and honored to host the 2010 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship," said Dr. John N. Ellis, club president. "It will have been 30 years." [... more » ]
"We are delighted that Fred Couples, a five-time Ryder Cup member, has agreed to endorse MyGlobalTalk across a wide variety of venues ," said Paul Arena, CEO of i2Telecom International, Inc. [... more » ]
"We've received some of the industry's highest honors for creating exceptional golf travel equipment," said Tom Gocke, Global Vice President for Ogio. "The one thing we still needed was that authentic icon." [... more » ]
The Mountain Falls Golf Club features an 18-hole, par-72 course built amid mature trees and around sparkling water features with multiple waterfalls, with lessons available from its on-site professionals. [... more » ]
"We introduced RoboCup to Tour Pros a week before the PGA Merchandise Show," said Keith Foley, company founder. "I was ecstatic to learn that all of them wanted to get their hands on one and practice with it." [... more » ]
"When we're honored with awards such as GolfWorld's 100 Best Golf Shops, It's important to recognize our staff for its part in making this happen," said Phil Green, President of OB Sports Golf Management. [... more » ]
Following these two tips can save you a year or two (maybe three) on regripping costs. And in this economy, every little bit helps. [... more » ]