Golf News for Friday, February 27, 2009
"We're very encouraged by these successes and believe that 2009 is shaping up to be a great year for the Golf Channel in all areas of the company," said Golf Channel President Page Thompson. [... more » ]
"This is an opportunity for us to celebrate and showcase the golf equipment industry and extend our relationship with our partners at Golf Digest," said Jon Miller, Executive Vice President, NBC Sports. [... more » ]
"Project X shafts are well-known for delivering unparalleled performance and shot-making accuracy, and we're very excited the champion won with Project X," said Scott Hennessy, president of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"The sheer fun of hitting a ball off the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa works well with spotlighting some worthy charitable beneficiaries and every year," said Jeff Purser, Executive Tournament Director. [... more » ]
"We are committed to promoting the game of golf in an eco-friendly way, and working with Audubon allows us to do that," said Robert Waller, senior director of grounds, Marriott Golf. [... more » ]
"Many consider the 9th hole - where the Tabby ruins lay to the right of the fairway, across a large pond - as one of the best risk reward holes in the Palmetto state," according to Top 100 Golf Courses. [... more » ]
John Kinney, a seasoned apparel representative, will cover the Eastern Carolinas. Peter Gauthier joins the Nicklaus team to represent the Western Carolinas with a roster of brands to his name. [... more » ]
"When Ochoa Hills Golf Course Architects was formed in 2008, Punta Lobos was exactly the sort of premium project we had envisioned," said Arthur Hills, principal and founder of Toledo, Ohio-based AHSF. [... more » ]
"The key to its longstanding success is keeping it on the cutting edge by utilizing the best performance fabrics available in the marketplace," said Nancy Haley, CEO and co-founder of Tehama. [... more » ]
"This is a unique package for the Grand Strand area and we think it's a great fit for many of our Glens Group guests," said Jason Himmelsbach, marketing manager for the Glens Golf Group. [... more » ]
The tournament is an 18-hole scramble featuring an amateur foursome plus one player from the SWB Yankees through each hole. The event will kick off with lunch at the Clubhouse at Woodloch Springs. [... more » ]
"This tremendous honor from Golf Range Magazine, which marks a significant milestone of 10 straight years as one of the 'Top 100 Golf Practice Facilities in America,'" said Bob Baldassari, PGA Village. [... more » ]
"His commitment to service makes him a good match for Pawleys Plantation. We work hard to exceed guest expectations and Riley's approach to service makes him a nice fit," said Laura Rippy, GM for Pawleys Plantation. [... more » ]
"It's always nice to do well in your home country. To win is always a massive thing on The European Tour but to win The European Open was even more satisfying ," said Fisher, who is based at Wentworth Club. [... more » ]
"This is my third year hosting the Guiding Eyes for the Blind Golf Classic and it's very special to me," said Eli Manning. "It's important to raise money for the school so that people who need guide dogs can have them." [... more » ]
How may Golf Instructors does it take to screw in a light bulb? If it’s the same amount that it took for me to get my golf swing consistent enough to think about becoming a PGA Professional – it’s a lot more than 1 and little less than 100. [... more » ]
Yes, Tiger Woods won his first match at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. But if you bothered to look beyond his birdie-eagle start Wednesday, you saw a golf superstar so far off his game that I bet it even surprised Woods. Did you see some of those wild shots he hit Thursday (actually, both days)? [... more » ]