Golf News for Monday, April 27, 2009
The words of Nicklaus two decades ago still ring true today: "It sits in the terrain beautifully, so naturally. Every hole is unique. I was asked to build something special at a special place, and I hope I have done that." [... more » ]
The Marriott International Family Golf Festival, which encourages parents and children to learn and play the game together, invites families to Marriott Golf properties for an afternoon of free golf activities. [... more » ]
"This is more than just a charity golf event...," said Society president Steve Cohen, "...it is a fun, educational opportunity to engage with like-minded golfers who value all facets of the game." [... more » ]
"The OS-1 is exceptionally forgiving, but gives the player the freedom to play all shots," said Randy Henry, founder of Henry-Griffitts. "The sole has great playability and allows a wide variety of shots." [... more » ]
"We're delighted," said Joe Richardson, club president of The Honors Course. "The Honors Course was created to honor amateur golf, so hosting a national amateur championship is special for us." [... more » ]
"With the all-new and innovative Project X site, True Temper can deliver product, technical and tour news at a real-time pace," said Lauren Carr, marketing communications coordinator for True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"We are honored to offer our tour van to Angeles National Golf Club every weekend: Friday - Sunday," said Pat Dempsey, owner of Horsepower Golf. "We'll fine tune your equipment and help develop your skills." [... more » ]
"We felt by opening a new office that golfers would be served faster and derive the most value and satisfaction from their purchases," said Gineta Lin, Vice President of Sales for Hireko Golf. [... more » ]
"Green to a Tee is an interactive program that gives KemperSports staffers not only an awareness of environmental practices but also real-world applications that they can begin using," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. [... more » ]
"A critical success factor this year is to hire sales representatives that have worked with a boutique company like STX and have established relationships with key accounts," said Mike Murphy, National Sales Manager. [... more » ]
"Fore Golf Asia is set up to help developers overcome deficits in their strategies and build and manage golf courses that create socio-economic and environmental benefits," said Puchalski. [... more » ]
"I am going to be nervous," said Chapman. "It's like starting up again and going back to school. It's a different challenge as there are only three rounds and no cut so I don't know how it will pan out." [... more » ]
"I have always appreciated a good bottle of wine and throughout my years on tour I have discovered many hidden gems from vineyards across the globe," said O'Connor, an Irish golfing legend. [... more » ]
"We believe that most chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, obesity, kidney disease and heart disease are a result of poor lifestyle choices in foods, fluids and fitness," said A.J. Ali, Marathon of Miracles Co-Founder. [... more » ]
In the past, Wachovia would have flown in clients for all-expense paid trips, thrown lavish parties and hired big name entertainment. Now, clients get free tickets and entry into the sponsor pavilions, but they pay their own way to get there. If this is as bad as it gets, it really isn’t too bad. [... more » ]
Of all the recent golf course projects in Scotland, from the St. Andrews Castle Course to Machrihanish Dunes, Castle Stuart and of course, Donald Trump’s Aberdeen resort, there is one project that’s flown a bit under the radar, but it won’t for long: The Renaissance Club outside Gullane. [... more » ]