Golf News for Wednesday, March 18, 2009
"Mississippi is honored to have these great courses saluted for their excellence," said D. Craig Ray, the MDA's Tourism Division Director. "We hope golf travelers worldwide visit Mississippi." [... more » ]
"That we're recognized as a top course is very gratifying and is consistent with our mission to offer our guests an exceptional resort experience," said David Lasarte-Meeks, CDA Casino Resort CEO. [... more » ]
"Having four of our island's courses honored by Golfweek is indicative of the high-quality golf found on Kaua'i," said Sue Kanoho, Executive Director of the Kaua'i Visitors Bureau. [... more » ]
"Arnold Palmer asked me on the first tee last year 'Why the hell was I still playing?' I thought to myself, good point. Why am I still playing? It's no fun hitting fairway woods into the green," said the 57-year-old Zoeller. [... more » ]
"We're very pleased that the Charles Schwab Cup point leader is using our shafts," said Tim Gillis, VP, sales & marketing, Graphite Design. "The fact that he is using our shafts validates our technology and design." [... more » ]
"At Champ, we are proud to have the best players in the game wearing our cleats," said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of MacNeill Engineering/Champ. "The Stinger has a huge following." [... more » ]
"We love weekend sweeps, as it signifies that players at every level, especially each Tour's top players, trust the performance benefits of Softspikes and PrideSports products," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. [... more » ]
"The new Z-Star and Z-Star X are phenomenal golf balls that are helping Srixon pave its way toward being recognized as the premier golf ball manufacturer", said Greg Hopkins, President/CEO of Cleveland Golf/Srixon. [... more » ]
Michael Bradley won the Puerto Rico Open by one shot. Dan Forsman captured the AT&T Champions Classic in a playoff. Alex Prugh captured an impressive three-shot win at the Michael Hill New Zealand Open. [... more » ]
Possum Trot has an honored place in the history of Myrtle Beach golf. It was one of the first ten championship courses built along the Grand Strand, which now has more than 100 golf courses. [... more » ]
"We're going to be the place that makes someone's dream come true by sending him straight to Bethpage Black for this year's U.S. Open," said Jeff Pajula, Stonewall Orchard Director of Golf. [... more » ]
"We are delighted to welcome the European Senior Tour to Fancourt and the announcement enhances our reputation as a first class tournament venue," said Dr Hasso Plattner, owner of Fancourt. [... more » ]
"It's moving pretty fast out there," said agency head Andy Hiseman, "and I've learnt a huge amount in this area from helping to develop PowerPlay Golf worldwide, so I wanted to throw a lifeline to everyone." [... more » ]
"Clothes have so many memories. Don't pack these memories away in the attic; instead, have them made into a Memory Blanket that can be cherished forever," said Willow Creek founder, Michelle Rubin. [... more » ]
Golfweek’s new rankings have listed five Mississippi courses among the nation’s best, four of them located around the Biloxi area on the coast. I’ve played four of the five Mississippi-ranked courses, and they’re exceptional. Four courses here are as good as four courses just about anywhere. [... more » ]
My heart sank when I received a press release announcing an agreement making Mirassou the Official Wine of the LPGA. I figured that the higher the profile of Mirassou, the higher the price, even on sale. Sure enough, the big Mirassou sale this week is for $10 a bottle. Thanks, Carolyn Bivens. [... more » ]