Golf News for Monday, April 20, 2009
"This latest honor is one that we are very proud of," said George P. Corchis, Jr., president and COO of MGM Mirage's Mississippi resorts, which includes Beau Rivage and the Gold Strike Casino Resort. [... more » ]
"Zagat is known worldwide for their excellence and their list validates our team's efforts to offer a unique and memorable golf experience to each and every guest" said General Manager Bruce Gerlander. [... more » ]
"We are very excited about changes coming to Oak Tree National," said Ed Evans, owner of Oak Tree. "Our vision for the course has finally become a reality, and we can't wait to share it with our members." [... more » ]
"This new program presents Members additional levels of playing opportunities in the nearby PGA Village at an added value," said Michael Padden, president, Three Oaks Hospitality of Boca Raton, Fla. [... more » ]
For the first time, Golf Channel's Big Break contestants will compete for cash - $100,000 to be exact - that can provide the winner a means to finance their dream of playing on a Tour for an entire year. [... more » ]
Ochoa's public service announcement details how course conditions affect her enjoyment of the game and contributes to her success. It will be featured on The Golf Channel and ESPN. [... more » ]
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and Justin Timberlake will join Michael Jordan in the 2009 Golf Digest U.S. Open Challenge. The foursome will be completed by an amateur. [... more » ]
"Bethel Farms is always willing to give back to the community and we were pleased when we heard they were going to donate Empire," said Tobey Wagner, President of Sod Solutions, Inc. [... more » ]
While presented in a lighthearted and entertaining way, the concept behind the "Inside the Cup" campaign focuses on the winning quality and performance of the NXT Tour and NXT Extreme golf balls. [... more » ]
"We are currently in negotiations with several new international distributors but encourage others who are interested to contact us," said Director of Golf at STX, Steve Henneman. [... more » ]
"Golfers can now experience having their own personal putting caddy," said Keith Foley, inventor of RoboCup and co-founder of Fine Tune Golf. RoboCup is designed to work on every practice green. [... more » ]
"I am honored to serve as the spokeswoman for the EWGA 2009 'Women Who Lead' Award program" said Bader. "I look forward to playing a round of golf with the women of the EWGA who are leading." [... more » ]
"We invite everyone -- golf enthusiasts, schools, summer camps, families and museum goers alike to experience our world-class facility," said Bob Baldassari, PGA general manager, PGA Village. [... more » ]
"Rounds4Research gives the ultimate beneficiary of that research — the golfer — the chance to benefit golf and their game at the same time," said Tim Kreger, the programs director for the Carolinas GCSA. [... more » ]
One day after actor/comedian Bill Murray’s loose tee shot nearly killed Gayle DiMaggio, she almost got plunked her again, but everyone involved seems to have a pretty good sense of humor about it. DiMaggio requested that Murray sign a copy of "Caddyshack." He got off pretty light considering her injury required several stitches. [... more » ]
I have more than passing interest in the upcoming “Big Break XI” about Prince Edward Island, which airs on The Golf Channel at 9 p.m. April 20. I’ve experienced PEI’s golf offerings and loved every course I played. I’d love to go back. Instead, I’ll have to settle for reliving it through TV. [... more » ]