Golf News for Wednesday, May 27, 2009
From six cities across the country in 2008 to 15 cities in 2009 (including an inaugural stop in Canada), Puma will help golf novices and seasoned players alike look better, feel better and play better. [... more » ]
"This year's champion had been searching for a driver-shaft combination to further improve distance," said Jim McIntosh, director of tour operations for UST Mamiya. "Obviously, he found it." [... more » ]
The Axis 1 Eagle is the only putter to be both shaft and face balanced. This unique combination promotes a true pendulum swing that eliminates the torque inherent in the major brand putters. [... more » ]
"These are the best wedges we've ever created and the best I've ever played," said Randy Henry, founder of Henry-Griffitts."The wedge looks spectacular and the sizzle grooves will knock your socks off." [... more » ]
"Once every few decades, a spectacular sight for golf appears. Such is the case at the foot of Mt. Mansfield in Stowe, Vermont. This land provides a feeling of grandeur," said renowned course designer Bob Cupp. [... more » ]
"Houston is a premier sports city," said LPGA Commissioner Carolyn Bivens. "LPGA players have been eager to return to the great state of Texas, and they're thrilled that they'll do so on such a spectacular course." [... more » ]
"Through programs such as American Express Women's Golf Month, people are provided with the opportunity to experience the game of golf," said Anne Lyndrup, leader of the Women's Golf Month organizers. [... more » ]
This is the second LPGA win this year for players wearing 59 Belts. World number 4, Ji Yai Shin, won the HSBC Women's Championship in February wearing her custom 59 Belt. [... more » ]
With six settings along the shaft of the tee, 'Lock N Drive' can be adjusted with a stopper that fits into evenly spaced notches. The stopper can also be removed and doubles as a Zero Friction logo ball marker. [... more » ]
"Every shot I hit was with confidence," said Daniel Lee of Valencia, Calif., who carded a final-round 2-under-par 70. "I just wanted to play it safe and was able to do that. I'm just really happy." [... more » ]
"I hit my irons really well," said Mabbett of Griffin, Ga., who fired a final-round 69 to clinch the victory. "I hit a lot of greens and kept the ball in play. After I bogeyed No. 10, it helped me focus more." [... more » ]
Gerry James finished 4th at the Golf Channel's Big Break at Mesquite and has won over 40 Long Drive Championships in the last 20 years. He can kill the golf ball and send it distances most of us can only dream of. [... more » ]
"We are proud to work with Caddy For A Cure on this unique Office Depot promotion that offers golf fans nationwide the opportunity to caddy for the wildly entertaining Boo Weekley," said Ed Cooper, Newell Rubbermaid Office Products. [... more » ]
The Coeur d’Alene Golf Resort is known for its island green, but defining this Idaho Panhandle golf course by the famous par-3 14th really does the rest of the course an injustice. [... more » ]
Royal County Down is as captivating of a setting to play golf in the world, and even if Portmarnock is a well-designed, true links, I’d play RCD every day of the week over it. Probably the only course I’d rather play in the world is the Old Course at St. Andrews, and five times out of ten I’d probably go for RCD over it. [... more » ]