Golf News for Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Anna Nordqvist fired a final round 4-under par 68 to become the second straight rookie to win the McDonald's LPGA Championship. Brian Gay captured the St. Jude Championship in wire-to-wire fashion. [... more » ]
"Our Softspikes brand had a remarkable weekend in golf across all tours, and we are especially excited about our Black Widow Tour's first and second place victories at the Knoxville Open," said John Hohman, VP of Marketing, PrideSports. [... more » ]
"It is with great pleasure that we recognize Grande Pines as our 'Property of the Year,'" said Bill Nault, Vice President of Marriott Golf. "The entire golf operation has performed at an exemplary level." [... more » ]
"To be ranked among the best in state by golfers and industry insiders is an honor and validates everything we're striving to achieve with this golf club," said Rhonda Boutelle, General Manager. [... more » ]
Showing an incredible level of calm composure, patience, and focused determination from behind his Kaenon Polarized sunglasses, Gay's flawless putting set up by solid tee-green play at TPC Southwind. [... more » ]
"Brian's victory earlier this year at the Verizon really helped set the stage for his season as well as for Sligo's success this year,'' said Sligo Wear Director of Sales Shawn Aucoin. "We couldn't be happier." [... more » ]
In this the ninth episode's opening challenge, Brenda McLarnon defeated Mendoza in a two-hole stroke play match while Blair O'Neal pulled off an upset by defeating the favored Derek Gillespie. [... more » ]
"This impressive event was developed to showcase our county's best golfers but also to expose these athletes to the media, to collegiate coaches," said Mike Bova, tournament founder. [... more » ]
"The Hershey Amateur will provide an exciting opportunity for golfers in the Mid-Atlantic region to enjoy the very things that make golf great," said Tom Jaronski, founding partner of The Golf Connection. [... more » ]
"I understand how important it is for a workplace to offer parents the flexibility they need to be successful in their careers, while still making their families a top priority," said Linda Hipp, founder of Lija. [... more » ]
"The RBC Canadian Open is the country's premier golfing event, and we're proud to offer our customers a great opportunity for front-row seats," said Stephen Bebis, Golf Town President and CEO. [... more » ]
"Half Moon Bay Golf Links is a public facility and we encourage golfers of all skill levels to come out and experience our world-class courses," said Bill Troyanoski, GM of Half Moon Bay Golf Links. [... more » ]
"Deutsche Bank's partnership with the AJGA has benefited many worthy kids," said Seth Waugh, CEO of Deutsche Bank Americas. "We are proud to expand our involvement by supporting the Junior Shoot Out," [... more » ]
Many of the fans who come through the turnstiles this week won't even know why they’re supposed to heckle Sergio Garcia. They’ll just know they should. [... more » ]
Almost as if they can’t stand prosperity, the USGA has limited automatic qualifying to the top 10 on the current LPGA money list, down from the top 30 a year ago. What possible logic could have been used to come up with that little gem? [... more » ]