Golf News for Wednesday, March 25, 2009
"I am very fortunate to say that I've been healthy for all those years and lucky enough at 45 to still be playing,"Colin Montgomerie said. "I hope to get a lot further up that tree than 500 but right now I am very honoured to join the select band of 18 of us who have made it this far." [... more » ]
"We're thrilled to add a young, enthusiastic golf professional to our team here at The Territory," said General Manager Tim Johnson. "Stephen's passion lies in teaching the game of golf." [... more » ]
The winner was using the C-Groove Tracy putter. This is Yes! Golf's third victory in the last four weeks. Laura Davies won the Australian Open in February and Yes! won earlier this month on the Nationwide Tour. [... more » ]
"What sets the VooDoo apart from the competition is its patent pending S-core Technology designed to maximize distance and provide outstanding accuracy," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. [... more » ]
"Our continued overwhelming success on the PGA Tour and other pro tours worldwide is a testament to True Temper technology," said Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"Players are taking notice of the new Mid-Weight series because the classic designs are similar to their current putter, but they are telling us how much better it feels," said Stephen Boccieri, CEO of Boccieri Golf. [... more » ]
"Retief started wearing polos from the eco-friendly collection as soon as they were available last fall," said Jeff Waller, national sales director, Ahead. "Retief receives a lot of accolades for his look and style." [... more » ]
"We have moved into the number one position for rangefinders on the PGA Tour," saidd Andy York, Leupold's VP of sales and marketing. "GX truly provides the most precise, personalized range on the course." [... more » ]
"Charlie has been working hard this season, both on the course and in the fitness trailer," said Joey. "Copperhead is a tough course and he was able to stay strong throughout the tournament." [... more » ]
"It is an honor to have two of our facilities named to this prominent list of the best public golf courses in the state," said Frank Jemsek , CEO of Illinois's Cog Hill Golf and Country Club. [... more » ]
"We are honored to be part of the Kodak Challenge and thrilled that Hole #18 at Bay Hill Club & Lodge, site of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard, was selected," said Tournament Director Scott Wellington. [... more » ]
"There's a tremendous buzz on Tour about Dunning's performance fabrics," said Rollins. "Not only do the clothes look great, the feel and playability make a huge difference on the course." [... more » ]
"This expansion allows us to be even more responsive to the needs of our green-grass and off-course accounts and engage them in successful and profitable partnerships," said C.B. Tuite, General Sales Manager. [... more » ]
"The EGCOA believes strongly in joined-up thinking," said Lodewijk Klootwijk, CEO of the EGCOA. "Our members receive a multitude of golf business magazines. We are happy to have GBD in this package." [... more » ]
"I've helped charities raise more than $4.5 million since 1999, but Haven House has a special place in my heart. They do amazing work," said A.J. Ali. The charity event will be held at Calabasas Country Club. [... more » ]
"Total Golf Adventures is one of the more exciting programs we've seen," said Julpha Dormitorio, Project Success Administrator. "Our first exposure with them was so successful that we gladly expanded the program." [... more » ]
Pete Dye, even at age 83, hasn’t mellowed a whole lot - at least in terms of designing golf courses. He and son Perry created the new Fuego Maya Golf Course here at the new La Reunion resort near Antigua, and it’s as tough as any golf course I've ever played. [... more » ]
Either purse sizes and sponsorship deals need to be significantly reduced, so the top players actually have a monetary incentive to stay on the road more than 20-25 weeks a year. Or, the PGA Tour will lose a handful of sponsors and become a seasonal sport, like baseball, teeing it up from March thru October. [... more » ]