Golf News for Friday, May 15, 2009
"We've formed a lot of close relationships down there that have grown over the years and will only continue to strengthen in the coming years," said Nicklaus, whose firm has two more courses under construction. [... more » ]
"Strong performance off the tee is critical to being successful at TPC Sawgrass," said Evolve Golf Founder and CEO, B.J. Maloy. "Our tees provide the added boost in distance and accuracy." [... more » ]
"FCT proved itself to be a major, major metalwood innovation immediately after we launched the R9 driver earlier this year," said Sean Toulon, TaylorMade executive vice president of innovation. [... more » ]
"We anticipate sales will continue to rise throughout the season as more and more golfers see the difference," said Stephen Boccieri, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boccieri Golf. [... more » ]
The purpose behind developing the new Zero Friction 4" retail pack for 2009 is that the tees will now be available from retail outlets to the general public including those that are aspiring long drivers. [... more » ]
The new High- Performance Earth ED golf ball for 2009. The ED's core is made from a proprietary polymer that maintains the playable properties of the ball, and offers added distance, but ensures that it is 100% renewable. [... more » ]
Innoventions Enterprises, the first and only company to have ever received the ING Product Ingenuity Award twice, won with its GustBuster Umbrella in 1998 and with its SunBuster S.E.E. in 2006. [... more » ]
"I can't wait to get back to Loch Lomond again this year," said McDowell. "Winning The 2008 Barclays Scottish Open was a fantastic moment in my life that elevated my career to a whole new level. [... more » ]
"Laura has contributed greatly to all of the success that Golf World has enjoyed," said David Carey, Group President, Condé Nast. "She brings a fresh set of ideas and programs to Golf World." [... more » ]
"Chuck, who has already proven to be a valuable asset, is a critical part of realizing aboutGolf's full potential," Bill Bales, aboutGolf Chief Executive Officer. "He will ensure that we continue to delight our customers." [... more » ]
"The Vivendi Trophy with Severiano Ballesteros will maintain the history of great confrontations between teams such as those in The Ryder Cup," said Lionel Provost, Tournament Director. [... more » ]
"Kirk & Matz has continued its tradition as serving the industry and represents a select family of outstanding service and product partners," said PGA of America President Jim Remy. [... more » ]
"The PGA of America is excited for the opportunity to highlight our host Northern Ohio PGA Professionals and their continuing work with many of these great charities and organizations," said PGA of America President Jim Remy. [... more » ]
Boccieri Golf announced last week that our old pal John Daly used its new Heavy Putter MID-WEIGHT K4 model en-route to a runner-up finish at the PGA European Tour's BMW Italian Open two weeks ago at Royal Park I Roveri in Torino, Italy. And in case you weren't already familiar with John Daly, he used to be about twice as heavy as a conventional golfer. [... more » ]
San Antonio has three A. W. Tillinghast courses, and one more out at nearby Fort Sam Houston (which now offers public tee times, too). Two of these designs, Oak Hills and San Antonio C.C. are private, while Brackenridge Park Golf Course is a muni that went under the knife in 2008, restoring the course to 15 of the original Tillinghast-designed holes. [... more » ]