Golf News for Friday, April 17, 2009
Pound Ridge is the only Pete Dye designed golf course in New York. Dye built a challenging layout with dominant rock outcroppings, contoured fairways, expansive bunkers and gracefully undulating greens. [... more » ]
"We are pleased Fallen Oak has been recognized as Golfweek's Best Course in Mississippi," said George P. Corchis, Jr., president and chief operating officer of MGM Mirage's Mississippi resorts. [... more » ]
"Zagat is one of the most trusted guides for consumers, and it is an honor to receive such an outstanding rating," said Archie Cart, GM for Lake of Isles. "Our goal is to provide our guests with a memorable experience." [... more » ]
One of the most recognizable players in modern golf, Norman is making his second consecutive Senior PGA Championship appearance. He finished tied for sixth last year at Oak Hill Country Club. [... more » ]
The United States points system will determine the top eight players for the 2010 United States Ryder Cup Team. In addition, team captain Corey Pavin will have four selections on a date to be determined. [... more » ]
"I am so honored and so excited about being named once again as Captain, and it is our job to win back the Llandudno Trophy," said Alliss, whose father, Peter, is a former European Ryder Cup player. [... more » ]
"Now all players can quickly change shafts and adjust loft up to 1.5 degrees. The new hosel can also change the lie angle and face angle," said John Hoeflich, Chief Operating Officer of Nickent Golf. [... more » ]
"Building the next generation of golfers is one of the hallmarks of our mission as PGA Professionals and one that is shared by our partner, the United States Golf Association," said PGA of America President Jim Remy. [... more » ]
"We obviously believe there is a very compelling case as to why golf should be reinstated as an Olympic sport," said Ty Votaw, Executive Director of the IGF Olympic Golf Committee. [... more » ]
Acquiring the PGA Tour license was predicated on Antigua's long-standing reputation as a genuine golf brand and allows Antigua to continue service to PGA Tour events and expands Antigua's reach. [... more » ]
"You don't have to mow it as much, you don't have to fertilize it as much and it is less upkeep than St. Augustine grass," said Reggie Crum, co-owner and operator of K&R Turf Farm in Gainesville, FL. [... more » ]
"The introduction of Touch to the market will forever change the way advertisers interact with the hyper-affluent and highly-captive golfing demographic," said Andy Batkin, CEO of ProLink's Media division. [... more » ]
"Golf tournaments are a key component of fundraising for a variety of worthy causes and we're happy to support these events," said Stephen Bebis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Golf Town. [... more » ]
If you are planning on attending the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links, you have to apply for tickets at the USGA site and then close your eyes and pray. But those in the know – or perhaps those in the dough – who have an American Express card can snatch up tickets starting TODAY! [... more » ]
Some people judge designers without playing many of their respective courses. In many cases, tour players’ comments resonate loudly with the golfing public, and all three of these designers have been targeted on occasion. Is this golf course architect bigotry? [... more » ]