Golf News for Friday, April 3, 2009
"Although the architectural changes at Augusta National have received criticism over the past few years, our panel consensus ranked it No. 1," said Ron Whitten, Golf Digest Senior Editor of Architecture. [... more » ]
"Under the guidance of Chris Mile and Casey Baker, the staff at Miles of Golf has earned a national reputation for its approach to custom fitting," said John A. Solheim, PING Chairman and CEO. [... more » ]
Golf Digest awarded the Srixon Soft Feel a Gold medal, while giving the Srixon Z-Star/ Z-Star X the maximum rating of five stars in the categories of Performance, Innovation and Feel in their Hot List Golf Balls issue. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled that the Zip golf ball has earned Hot List recognition for the second consecutive year," said Tom Gruger, global business director for marketing and golf balls with Wilson Golf. [... more » ]
Podcast host Dave Berner and Kiel Christianson about a few swing aids available soon, including the SKLZ Gyro Swing. A new organization that blends charity with golf. Plus, Mick Gyure talks about "Everyday Golfer’s Guide to Shooting Lower Scores." [... more » ]
"I like the new VR Blades," said Woods. "I can shape the ball both ways, change my trajectory, do whatever I need to do to hit the ball closest to the hole and be as efficient as I can throughout the round." [... more » ]
Søren Kjeldsen played the Pro V1 to win the Open de Andalucia. Keith Fergus earned a victory at The Cap Cana Championship. Johan Edfors won the inaugural 2009 Black Mountain Masters. [... more » ]
"We set out to attract top quality players and with Soren's fine performance it looks like we are on our way to achieving our goal," said Leslie Hepsworth, Chief Executive Officer of Srixon Sports Europe. [... more » ]
Webb shot a 5-under-par 67 to earn her 36th career LPGA victory and her first win of the 2009 season. Her four-day total of 14-under-par was two shots better the runner-up at the event. [... more » ]
During the week long Earth Day Initiative, 27 tournaments will be held throughout the country and every player in the field will be playing a Dixon High-Performance Earth golf ball. [... more » ]
"The PGA of America is pleased that Galleria, which has been a hub of exciting opportunities for Minnesotans for so long, will serve as home to this remarkable collection," said PGA of America President Jim Remy. [... more » ]
The winning ING pair will receive a trip to Carnoustie to compete in October's International Pairs World Finals against over 30 teams from other countries. The qualifier will be at French Lick Resort. [... more » ]
It is with mixed emotions that the Scotts exit as owners. In five years they have been very blessed with the successful launch of a humorous product. When you launch a business, it is like your kid. [... more » ]
The game format, which is pick 'em style, allows fans to pick a foursome who they believe will finish the highest in that respective major, based upon tournament money winnings. [... more » ]
"This annual event has become a tradition - bringing together EWGA members and other supporters of girls golf throughout the country," said Margaret Downey, the president of the EWGA Foundation. [... more » ]
It turns out it might have been better if Redstone Golf Club’s Tournament Course had been prepped to prepare players for the British Open, not the Masters. Basically, the first round was a washout… and wind-out. Many players won’t even start Round 2 until Saturday. [... more » ]
Admittedly, I’ve eaten more BBQ and been to more happy hours than I’ve actually golfed around Austin since I moved here in the fall. As you’d expect with anywhere in Texas, Austin does BBQ right. These three joints are exceptional (and each is located in a different part of town) ... [... more » ]