Golf News for Wednesday, April 22, 2009
"The biggest disappointment started with the first play of the day," Robert Read said about missing a short putt that sent him to the elimination challenge. "It was a series of disappointments, one after another. But I am not dead, and this will only make me stronger." [... more » ]
Titleist was the most played golf ball at the Verizon Heritage with 88 players (67%), compared to 16 for the nearest competitor. Seven of the top 10 finishers trusted Titleist golf balls for their success. [... more » ]
"With so many players atop the weekly leaderboards wearing our products, including all of the Softspikes models in our line, we are very confident in the performance of our products," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. [... more » ]
In the fully updated edition of the classic Eight-Step Swing, Jim McLean breaks down the swing action into eight key checkpoint positions that will build a grooved, repeatable and mechanically sound swing. [... more » ]
The Golf Channel Amateur Tour conducted its 2009 Western Masters at PGA West in La Quinta, California on April 18 and 19. This two day event, played over the Nicklaus Tournament Course and the TPC Stadium course, drew more than 350 players from all over the U.S. Each player competed on both courses over the two days. [... more » ]
"I can't wait to defend my title at Royal Lytham and St Annes. I had an amazing year in 2008, but winning my first major at the 2008 Ricoh Women's British Open is certainly the highlight," said Shin. [... more » ]
Carding seven birdies on the day, Castro stayed consistent in his method. Using his driver, then wedges, and one putt on the green Castro was able to keep the competition behind him. [... more » ]
"I was just seeing things well out there," said Gay, who won by an astounding 10 shots. "You just got to pay attention to when it's shiny or dark; you can tell if you're putting into the grain, that sort of thing." [... more » ]
"This seminar is a 'must attend' for any executive involved in booking or marketing golf travel," said Peter Bonell, president of the PGmA. "The economy is certainly taking its toll on the golf travel business." [... more » ]
"We are excited to be part of the Kodak Challenge and thrilled that Hole #17 at TPC Louisiana, site of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, was selected," said Tournament Director Tommy Fonseca. [... more » ]
"It has been an amazing 30 years. This company has grown from being purely domestic manufacturer to The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology selling Champ products in over 100 countries." said MacNeill. [... more » ]
"I am very pleased that New York is our new home, which allows for greater access to major corporations, top real estate developers, and many tourism and travel organizations," said Elisa Gaudet, founder. [... more » ]
"There are some excellent courses across the whole of the United Emirates region and it is a golfing destination that is growing all the time," said Rob Sutton, managing director of NCC. [... more » ]
"I think it's great that the event has grown so much that companies like uBroadcast & Sport Specific Performance are coming in to cover the event live," said last year's Celebrity Classic winner, Mickey Tettleton. [... more » ]
Organizers expect at least 300 guests to attend the $250 per person charity. The evening is slated to raise money and awareness for Beauty Foundation for Women's Cancer Care. [... more » ]
Plan a weekend getaway and choose luxurious accommodations just two blocks from the Golf Club at Fossil Creek. Spend a weekend away and relax at the convenient Residence Inn Fort Worth Fossil Creek. [... more » ]
on Sunday’s episode of Celebrity Apprentice (not just the best TV show of all time, but arguably the best thing on the planet), Natalie Gulbis endured an epic round of fail and was summarily fired by host Donald Trump’s hair, thus ending her brilliant run on the show. [... more » ]
Up until 15-odd years ago, the roster of champions at this Invitational was like a "Who's Who" of the game - almost everyone who won here was a "name" player. But lately (the last decade anyway), Harbour Town's formerly prestigious championship legacy has gone from the aforementioned "Who's Who" to more of a "Who's He?" [... more » ]