Golf News for Wednesday, April 8, 2009
"The Golf Courses along the coast here rival anyplace in the country and we have the best courses in the state here," Steve Wilson said. "Playing the courses here has helped me prepare for this chance of lifetime." [... more » ]
"Matt has been a great student but acing a hole at The Vineyard gives an entirely new meaning to graduating with honors," said Kevin Neisch, placement director for the Golf Academy of America San Diego Campus. [... more » ]
"I am very excited," said Castner. "There is so much going on there - between the Plainfield West 9 course and the new First Tee program, we look to bringing many new dynamic programs to the community." [... more » ]
"We are thrilled that Brittany won her first major of her career wearing Kate Lord," said Tracy Wilson, director for Kate Lord. "The bright colors and classic designs complement her game and cheerful personality." [... more » ]
"She has been a great ambassador for Etonic and we are happy to be part of her first major win. Her warm friendly personality and booming drives make her a fan favorite," said Tom Elwell CEO, Etonic Worldwide. [... more » ]
"2009 is shaping up to be another stellar season for PrideSports," said Joe Zeller, President, PrideSports. "Week-in and week-out, Tour players consistently choose our plastic cleats over the competitor's." [... more » ]
Using a new Nike prototype putter, Casey ranked second in putts per greens in regulation, and was sixth in putts per round. The putter has been a member of Casey's Nike Golf arsenal since last season. [... more » ]
Brittany Lincicome won the Kraft Nabisco Championship. Titleist Brand Ambassador Michael Hoey surged to victory in Portugal while Michael Sim posted a six-shot Nationwide Tour victory. [... more » ]
"The champion is a long driver and we are thrilled that she is using our Tour AD Throttle shaft which is designed for strong players with faster swing speeds," said Mr. Tak Yamada, Director, Graphite Design. [... more » ]
"The response to Sweetgrass Golf Club last season was incredible and we're expecting an even greater reaction this season as the course continues to mature," said Tom McChesney, Island Resort & Casino GM. [... more » ]
"Achieving Audubon Certification has been a rewarding experience, and we look forward to implementing new programs," said Pierre Bohemond, General Manager, New Jersey National Golf Club. [... more » ]
"New Markets & New Marketing Concepts" is the newly announced roundtable workshop that is scheduled for Monday, May 18 at the annual gathering of golf media and industry executives. [... more » ]
The incumbent Kodak Challenge leaders who played the Shell Houston Open - J.B. Holmes and Kevin Sutherland - were able to save par in at least one round and stay on pace to win the $1 million dollar prize. [... more » ]
This is the year that "Tweeting" of the Masters on Twitter will be in seriously high gear - from a wide variety of angles. For starters, The Masters has it’s official feed. Also, Golf Channel will be tweeting live coverage from it's panel of onsite experts at The Masters. [... more » ]
The best seat to watch The Masters is, for me, my living room. I won't miss anything. CBS – and now ESPN on Thursday and Friday - will record and save great shots that were not seen live. You know, the ones where you hear the roar in the distance. When you're there all you can do is wonder who did what and then watch the leaderboard. [... more » ]