Golf News for Monday, June 1, 2009
Author John Feinstein on "Are You Kidding Me?: The Story of Rocco Mediate’s Extraordinary Battle with Tiger Woods at the US Open." Hall of Fame member Gary Wiren says to focus on the aspects of the game you enjoy most. Plus, Mike Bailey on The Tribute course in Texas. [... more » ]
This week GOLF CHANNEL will travel to the Buckeye state to dot the "I" at the Memorial Tournament with live tournament action, wrap around news coverage and special programming from Jack Nicklaus’ signature event at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. [... more » ]
"For over forty years I've played competitive golf and done golf course design, I know a good design when I see it," said Joel Goldstrand, Golf Course Designer and Former PGA Tour Player. [... more » ]
"Building brand preference at this grassroots level within the trade is yet another outlet for Pukka to cement itself as the headwear brand of choice," said Shawn Rogers, President of Pukka Headwear. [... more » ]
"We are seeing a really powerful grassroots movement of golfers desperate for something new," said Marius Kvinge, president of Sumi-G. "The online store was simply the fastest way to reach ubiquitous availability." [... more » ]
"Bill brings an incredible amount of experience and energy to Half Moon Bay Golf Links," said Mark Kendall, President of Kenmark, operator of Half Moon Bay Golf Links. "We're excited by his vision." [... more » ]
"We believe it's important to recognize golf course superintendents for their tireless dedication to the game of golf," said Steve Garske, Par Aide president. "It's great to be able to give something back." [... more » ]
"Last year nearly 100 women participated in the clinic, and several of them are now teeing it up on a regular basis at Sevillano Links," said Brian Dahmer, PGA General Manager. [... more » ]
"Meeting players from all across the country, the camaraderie amongst all the branches of service, it's great - and it always will be," said Robert Kuhn of Middletown, N.Y., a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel. [... more » ]
"As the Florida lifestyle store, we are proud to partner with Boo, a Florida native, and we're excited about the new style his line brings to our golf apparel assortment," said Gwen Bennett, VP of Advertising & eCommerce. [... more » ]
"We're extremely excited about the ability to communicate new shaft updates and information through the Twitter network," said Lauren Carr, marketing communications coordinator for True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"Now, when we get a hot tip from a charity golf event organizer or receive a video of a player making a million-dollar hole in one, our subscribers and followers will be the first to know," said Mark Gilmartin, CEO. [... more » ]
"Knowing how vital this time of year is for people planning golf outings and events, we want to let people know that our new MyGolfEventPlanner.com is available," said Brad Seybert, president of Golf Event Media. [... more » ]
"Our artificial athletic turf, under the Olympia Athletic Turf name, has received tremendous recognition for its safety and playability," said Golf Greens Fore U President Joe Ali. [... more » ]
"Starlight has been the beneficiary of numerous online auctions that have connected us to new donors and provided an additional source of revenue to fund our programs," said Paula Van Ness, CEO of Starlight. [... more » ]
If you’ve ever wanted to play some of America’s most spectacular resort courses but didn’t figure you could afford it, well, this might be the time. [... more » ]
Rather than fill us in with anything juicy, many of the athletes are tweeting the most boring parts of the day: "Getting ready to drive to the tournament" or "off to dinner" is a pretty typical post. Could being a millionaire athlete be a lot more boring than we thought? [... more » ]