Golf News for Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Dave Berner talks to architect Ron Garl about his new, award-winning design in China, The Admirals Club at Nine Dragons Golf Resort. Kiel Christianson talks about the Evans Scholarship program. And PGA Hall of Fame member Gary Wire says focus is the key to good golf. [... more » ]
Playing with a full bag of Nike Golf clubs, the most notable aspect of his game that stood out was his putting. Since switching to a new Nike prototype putter Glover is ranked 23rd in putts per round. [... more » ]
"Champ congratulates him on his win and keeping his focus in a tournament where the weather made it hard to put two good rounds together." said Harris MacNeill, President of Champ / MacNeill Engineering. [... more » ]
"Winning the cleat count and dominating the leaderboard in the wettest conditions imaginable at the U.S. Open speaks volumes to the confidence PGA Tour players have in Softspikes," said John Hohman, VP of Marketing, PrideSports. [... more » ]
"True Temper has won more U.S. Open titles than all other shaft companies combined, which clearly demonstrates our company heritage and leadership," said Scott Hennessy, CEO of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"Professionals and amateurs alike have discovered the performance benefits of the Mid-Weight Series, which was preferred by 7 out of 10 golfers in nationwide testing," said Stephen Boccieri, CEO of Boccieri Golf. [... more » ]
Glover will be joined in the Grand Slam foursome by Masters Champion Angel Cabrera - the 2007 PGA Grand Slam of Golf winner - as well as the winners of the British Open, and the 91st PGA Championship. [... more » ]
"Our goal in partnering with MasterCard is to deliver a "priceless" spectator experience, and we're confident we have delivered that," said Eric Baldwin, Championship Director of the Deutsche Bank Championship. [... more » ]
"From the outset, my vision for the resort centered around offering a world-class golf experience with the most notable designers behind it," said Len Barrie, president and CEO of the Bear Mountain Resort. [... more » ]
"The Rawls Course is an exciting addition to our portfolio and we look forward to working with the athletic department and the staff at Texas Tech University," said Hud Hinton, president and COO, Troon Golf. [... more » ]
"We look forward to generating tremendous brand presence, and exposing the community's outstanding mountain living, golf and social experiences," said Rich Katz, Managing Director of Buffalo. [... more » ]
"No two greens are alike. I like to give each its own personality, which makes it memorable," said Spence. "In addition, this concept requires the player to learn the nuances of each green." [... more » ]
"We were very happy to support the Pink on the Links program on the Nationwide Tour last week," said Jeff Waller, national sales director. "The players, caddies and fans all showed tremendous support." [... more » ]
"We are pleased to offer the Golf Digest Tee Time program as a vehicle to directly benefit organizations such as Wounded Warrior Project," said Jamie Ryder, CEO of J. Ryder Group and Golf Digest Tee Times. [... more » ]
In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the San Francisco Zoo up the road, a generous benefactor has bought rooms in the Pebble Beach Lodge and blocks of tee times on Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill and are opening them up to the public for a steeply discounted rate. [... more » ]
David Duval evaporated from the world rankings down to around the 1,000th spot. And here he was Monday at Bethpage, just a cruel lip out from a potential playoff for another major championship. This stuff never happens in other sports, not like this. [... more » ]