Golf News for Wednesday, May 13, 2009
The eight remaining contestants will compete for $100,000 that can provide the winner a means to finance their dream of playing on a Tour for an entire year. Past Big Break champions won tournament exemptions to compete on some of the world’s top professional circuits, such as the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, European Tour, LPGA Tour, Nationwide Tour and Canadian Tour. [... more » ]
"Obviously winning the Ricoh Women's British Open would be a huge accomplishment and it is certainly something I want to experience in my career," said Wie, enjoying life as a full LPGA Tour member. [... more » ]
The Festival encourages parents and children to learn and play the game together at Hawk's Landing Golf Club for an afternoon of free golf activities and instruction, including putting and a full swing clinic. [... more » ]
Now, more than ever, "you gotta be there." Surrounded by a cloudy economic climate, the golf industry has never seen a better time to gather and communicate first-hand about challenges and solutions. [... more » ]
"I committed to The European Open, and I'm really looking forward to teeing it up. I love playing in Europe because it suits my attacking style more, and it will be my fifth European Tour event in a row," said Daly. [... more » ]
The list of players finishing in the top-ten included Stenson, Brian Davis, Jim Furyk, Tim Clark and Vijay Singh. The win was the biggest of Stenson's career, which now consists of ten titles world-wide. [... more » ]
"Four consecutive Tour wins for our Softspikes cleats truly justifies why it's the #1 cleat on Tour, as so many of the game's top players consistently choose our cleats," said John Hohman, Director of Marketing, PrideSports. [... more » ]
Kerr, who becomes the event's only two-time winner, moved to the top of the 2009 LPGA Tour money list. The victory is the 12th of her career. Titleist was the most played golf ball at the event. [... more » ]
Cabrera's sudden-death victory over Chad Campbell and Kenny Perry at Augusta National saw him become the first Argentine winner of the Green Jacket and propelled him to third position in The Race to Dubai. [... more » ]
"The truth about The University of Texas Golf Club is it is absolutely a great course," said John Fields, University of Texas head coach. "We believe we have one of the best golf courses in the nation." [... more » ]
"I'm very pleased to see so many people enjoying a wonderful day on this great course, and I look forward to coming back and seeing much more Cuban golf," said Guest of Honor Ernie Els. [... more » ]
"We are honored to add Old North State to our portfolio of clubs. It is a very good fit geographically with what we are trying to accomplish," said McConnell Golf CEO and Founder John McConnell. [... more » ]
"We strongly believe that the Toro-EGCOA partnership is a great fit. Both parties are committed to growing the game of golf in Europe," said Brad Hamilton, Director of Golf Marketing for Toro International. [... more » ]
All 24 models of the C-Groove Yes! Golf putters are part of this season opening promotion. A free towel 16" X 24" is available in black or pink with the signature Yes! Golf logo embroidered on it. [... more » ]
Interestingly, while the media demands an apology from David Feherty, it is simultaneously falling all over itself defending jokes made by comedian Wanda Sykes that could, ironically, also be described as "violent" and/or "disgusting." Free speech for me, but not for thee, got that Mr. Feherty? [... more » ]
Louisiana wants to be known as a golfing destination in addition to its other attractions, which include the great restaurants of New Orleans and other cities. Food and golf are always a great combination, and the nightlife around here isn’t too bad either. [... more » ]