Golf News for Tuesday, June 2, 2009
The Titleist Brand Ambassador's strong finish matched his strong start, as he posted consecutive 63's to set the 36-hole record at Colonial. Stricker relied upon his Pro V1 and bag of Titleist equipment. [... more » ]
"The Hottest Shafts In Golf" also won the wood and hybrid shaft manufacturer counts at the Crowne Plaza Invitational on the PGA Tour as well as the wood and hybrid counts at The Rex Hospital Open. [... more » ]
"I really didn't think we had a chance," said Kahn. "I guess the challenging golf course made it tough on everyone." Added Law, "When one of us was struggling on a hole, the other seemed to always be in play." [... more » ]
While Chris DiMarco kept the top position, a host of Kodak Challengers made moves, including Scott Verplank, Tim Herron, Zach Johnson and Dean Wilson, who carded the first-ever Kodak Challenge hole-in-one. [... more » ]
Three state courses scored in the highest category, "extraordinary to perfection," - Fallen Oak and both courses at Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (Azaleas and Oaks). Four others were in the second-highest level. [... more » ]
"These special rates will allow public golfers, and country club golfers looking for a change, a wonderful opportunity to use our facility and see the magic," said Todd Leavenworth, General Manager. [... more » ]
"Schmidt-Curley did a fantastic job with the putting course," said Tenniel Chu, Executive Director, Mission Hills Golf Club. "It is another in a long line of valued projects the firm's undertaken at our club." [... more » ]
"This is undoubtedly the strongest field ever assembled for The Senior Open Championship and we are delighted to see so many Major Champions," said David Hill, The R&A's Director of Championships. [... more » ]
"The London Golf Club is the perfect strategic fit for The European Tour with two championship courses and a proven record," said George O'Grady, Chief Executive of The European Tour. [... more » ]
"These courses offer golfer variety within the Brunswick Isles Golf Trail," said Jack Himmelsbach of The Glens Golf Group which manages Trail courses Heather Glen and Glen Dornoch. [... more » ]
"I am grateful for this recognition," said Murphy. "Billy Casper Golf and The St. Joe Company have been very supportive of the innovative programs we've developed and implemented here at SouthWood." [... more » ]
"Steve has been instrumental in establishing Harding Park as a premier golf club," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. "Since joining KemperSports, Ricardo has been very successful in the Southeast market." [... more » ]
"It's a very playable golf course with the uniqueness of the Pinehurst area with the rolling topography and the Sandhills and the pine trees," said Bob Spence, a member of the Love Golf Design team. [... more » ]
The action packed day will include golf, mingling with local celebrities and dinner. Last year's event raised $1 million for autism research and education, and this year, Autism Speaks is determined to raise more. [... more » ]
Designed by John Harbottle III, Palouse Ridge Golf Club at Washington State U. opened with much fanfare last year, and from what I saw, it deserves it. If you add the already established Scott Miller-designed Coeur d’Alene Resort Course and Gene Bates’ Circling Raven in Worley, Idaho, to the mix, you've got a dream golf vacation. [... more » ]
The Barefoot Resort’s Love Course is back open ahead of schedule after closing due to the wild fires at the end of April that spread through the North Myrtle Beach forests. 70 homes in the Barefoot Resort were reportedly lost due to the fires, and some of the wooden bridges on the course were damaged. The fires did little damage to the highly-rated Davis Love III design, however. [... more » ]