Golf News for Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Golf Channel's Live From the U.S. Open, produced in high definition, will take viewers inside the ropes at Bethpage State Park's Black Course in New York with 25 hours of live news reports, analysis and features. [... more » ]
"As buzz on Tour builds for our Mid-Weight Series, word is spreading to everyday golfers and we're seeing tremendous retail sell-through," said Stephen Boccieri, President and CEO of Boccieri Golf. [... more » ]
Led by their highly sought-after shaft, the VooDoo, Aldila was again the number one wood shaft manufacturer on the Nationwide Tour as well as the hybrid shaft of choice on the PGA and Nationwide Tours. [... more » ]
"Another victory in our home town of Memphis clearly demonstrates that True Temper continues to lead the industry as the world's number one shaft manufacturer," said Scott Hennessy, CEO of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"This is a product that anybody can pick up and help make them a better putter," said Gay. "If you want to make more putts and lower your handicap, you've got to give this thing a try." [... more » ]
"In this action plan we have for the firs time produced a practical roadmap to deliver a more sustainable golf event. A key phase is procurement," said Jonathan Smith, CEO of the Golf Environment Organisation. [... more » ]
"It is an amazing honor to be the first club in Texas' rich history of more than 110 years of golf clubs to host the Western Junior," said Steve Termeer, the UT Golf Club's general manager and director of golf. [... more » ]
"I'm very much looking forward to playing in The Senior Open Championship at Sunningdale this year," said Faldo. "It's great to have the opportunity to play alongside so many familiar faces from my own era." [... more » ]
"It's a great time to be joining Golf Town as the company celebrates its 10th anniversary and continues to set industry standards for service, selection and value," said the 33-year-old Brown. [... more » ]
"The SouthWood House and cottages provide a casual atmosphere for business meetings and relaxing after a long day of productive interaction," said Beth Murphy, General Manager of SouthWood Golf Club. [... more » ]
Package rates include lodging and two rounds of golf at the Keystone Ranch Course. This Robert Trent Jones, Jr. designed course follows the legendary links-style of a Scottish course on the front nine. [... more » ]
Steve Lowery briefly joined Chris DiMarco in first place with a birdie during the morning round on Thursday. Just hours later, DiMarco regained sole possession of first place with a birdie. [... more » ]
Active Force Foundation is bringing together some of pro-sports finest athletes for a weekend of fun to raise awareness of adaptive sports and AFF's mission to assist disabled athletes to maintain an active lifestyle. [... more » ]
"We are more than happy to support the Pink on the Links program and help raise awareness of this life-threatening disease," said Jeff Waller, national sales director. "Ahead is pleased to be part of the day." [... more » ]
The Pinehurst Resort of course, will surely be giddy at the thought of two straight weeks of major TV publicity, and what we would assume to be full occupancy at premium rates, at least to units not given to the USGA. [... more » ]
Upper Deck is selling (not auctioning, as far as I can tell, for charity) the shirts from the early triumvirate of hours that Tiger Woods wore at Torrey Pines. [... more » ]