Golf News for Tuesday, March 31, 2009
"It is a mark of the strength of the Kazakhstan Open that this year’s prize fund has again increased, despite the current economic climate," said Alain de Soultrait, Director of the Challenge Tour. "I fully expect this year’s event to be to be just as successful and well received as the previous four." [... more » ]
"If you've ever wanted to see the Masters now is the time. Access to the Masters is the lowest it will ever be. It is also a chance to see Tiger Woods," said Tara Rau, a Vice President for SelectATicket.com. [... more » ]
The trio of Ryder Cup Captains, Mark James, Sam Torrance and Ian Woosnam, will be joined in the field by many other of the leading Senior Tour players including former Ryder Cup players. [... more » ]
"I had to keep my composure out there," said Blystone. "I knew I had to play smart and not give anything away. There was a lot of talent in the group I was playing with and they were putting a lot of pressure on me." [... more » ]
"I'm glad that someone finally came up with an innovative golf product that everyone would like. This product should be on everyone's golf bag." said Steve Baker, a PGA Tour Partners Club member. [... more » ]
The Grip and Club Cleaner and Shoe and Bag Clearner make a great gift pack. They also give tournaments and charity organizations an opportunity to offer a very unique gift to their clients. [... more » ]
"As an avid golfer, I am always looking for ways to improve my putting abilities. I needed something to help me to line up a putt better, so I developed this idea," said the inventor from Missouri. [... more » ]
"I have a chance to give consumers a wide variety of price points on good-as -new used equipment all the way down to older used clubs that are great for beginners," said the owner of The Club Outlet, LLC. [... more » ]
"The relationship between the AJGA and McArthur Towel & Sports is a perfect fit for both of us and we look forward to a long lasting relationship," said Chris Larson, AJGA purchasing manager. [... more » ]
"Shigeki brings a great deal of engineering and design experience," said Gene Simpson, COO for UST Mamiya. "Jamie has an impeccable track record in the development of true performance graphite golf shafts." [... more » ]
"We are working with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, which is offering rebates to golf courses that switch out plastic nozzles to FCI Profile metal nozzles," said Scott Bourgeois, American Golf. [... more » ]
"Even in such challenging economic times, it is still necessary to give back to our communities," said Cris Carter, former NFL superstar who now works with his brother, businessman John Carter. [... more » ]
"Drive for Dreams demonstrates that sharing the 'gift of golf' can reach across continents and breaks down barriers," said Margaret Downey, president of the EWGA Foundation. [... more » ]
Sun Mountain, maker of some of the most stalwart outerwear in golf, has been named "Official Outerwear Provider" for Fred Couple's 2009 U.S. Presidents Cup team. The only concern now for Sun Mountain is that the competition will be plagued by sunny, warm weather. [... more » ]
With Fuego Maya at La Reunion in Guatemala, Pete Dye and son Perry have completed their first golf course in Central America, but it's not their last. The developers of La Reunion Golf Resort near Antigua are working with the Dyes on another Central American golf course. [... more » ]