Golf News for Monday, May 18, 2009
With the season finale looming on May 25, Hank Haney will join Charles Barkley to begin their final round together on the second-to-last episode of The Haney Project, Monday at 10 p.m. ET. [... more » ]
During upcoming PGA Tour events, The Golf Channel will air a series of short videos called "Choose Your Course," which highlights the work of superintendents and the environmental benefits of golf courses. [... more » ]
"We could not desire a better ambassador for our company," said Maurice Lacroix CEO Martin Bachmann. "We create watches for people who have the confidence to be themselves. Personalities who stand out." [... more » ]
"Billy Casper Golf will introduce 1757 Golf Club as a daily-fee course with premium golf experiences at price points slightly below market," said Peter Hill, Chairman and CEO of Billy Casper Golf. [... more » ]
"The Rossa Monza Spider Balero's easy-to-aim shape, forgiveness and smooth-rolling AGSI technology makes it a phenomenal putter, and absolutely deadly from short range," said Bill Price, senior director of Rossa. [... more » ]
"The Talking Dog is our latest offering," said Jane Spicer, president of Daphne's Headcovers. "A touch of the Talking Dog provides some friendly, fun sayings that will have everyone feeling fine on the first tee." [... more » ]
"We decided to take it a step further," said Fred Knecht, Director of Sales & Marketing. "Stack Up is the sixth game on The Putting Game, and it is very similar to the fifth game VC500." [... more » ]
"ProCreative Golf 09 offers customers immediate access to over 14,000 US courses, over 1,500 of which have GPS data. We are very excited," said Aaron Wright, CCO of ProCreative, Inc. [... more » ]
"We would like to thank all the applicants for their interest in the junior scholarship program," said Archie Cart, general manager, Lake of Isles. "It is very encouraging for the growth of the game." [... more » ]
"For Boyne Mountain, Boyne Highlands and The Inn at Bay Harbor-A Renaissance Golf Resort to each take home top honors, well, we couldn't be happier," said Mark Homuth, Boyne's director of group sales. [... more » ]
"We're excited to see how players fare on such a diverse, challenging blend of acclaimed courses in this fun format and rewarding event," said Island Resort & Casino General Manager Tom McChesney. [... more » ]
"This study is consistent with others we have conducted in that serious golfers still plan on spending money on golf even in a bad economy," said John Krzynowek, co-founder of Golf Datatech. [... more » ]
"It is a tremendous honor to be recognized by Golf Inc. Magazine," said Benzakour. "I am very lucky to be working with a great Board of Directors, a dedicated staff, and a wonderful membership." [... more » ]
"I am honored to be associated with Hank Haney and his International Junior Golf Academy," Shew said. "His tireless commitment to the young men and women at the academy is inspirational." [... more » ]
Zach Herr of New Hope, Pa., and Emily Gimpel of Lafayette Hill, Pa. will be honored and formally presented the award during the Rolex Dinner of Champions during the Rolex Tournament of Champions. [... more » ]
Recently named Ryder Cup Captain for the American team Corey Pavin is already trying to push his weight around a little - all 110 pounds or so of it. He’s calling on his two top-ranked American players to participate in next month’s Wales Open on the European Tour at Ryder Cup host Celtic Manor. [... more » ]
So now, European Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie gets three picks instead of two. And it means precisely what? To get that "extra" pick, one less world class champion will automatically qualify from the World Rankings list. Insignificant, it is. [... more » ]