Golf News for Thursday, June 25, 2009
"We’re especially excited about new initiatives in the company's licensing division and the creation of social media platforms that will help us make the game relevant and interesting to the next generation of golfers," said PGA of America Chief Executive Officer Joe Steranka. [... more » ]
"I am so proud of Lucas, especially after he doubled the very first hole of the tournament. I told him on Sunday night to do the right thing, and stay patient. There will be ups and downs," said Taylor. [... more » ]
"To accomplish what the golf course management team did under Craig is amazing and inspirational. They are a credit to the profession," said GCSAA Chief Executive Officer Mark J. Woodward. [... more » ]
"We are very excited to have Kris Chambrot as general manager of the Marion Oaks Country Club," said Brendan Flaherty, Head Manager of Warrior Golf Development, which owns the Marion Oaks Country Club. [... more » ]
"There is no need to travel far from home this year to enjoy your vacation, when affordable summer fun is right around the corner at your local golf course," said PGA of America president Jim Remy. [... more » ]
The new Golf FXi represents the latest in outdoor technology with the ability to provide current weather conditions and-at-a-glance real-time weather forecasts that can be viewed from your PC or your wireless display. [... more » ]
"The excitement over this product has been instant," said Geoff Stiles, National Sales Manager for CertiFresh. "It solves a lot of issues for courses interested in providing cigar inventory for their customers." [... more » ]
"I certainly have great affection for The Senior Open Championship and I look forward to playing Sunningdale Golf Club as the Championship returns to England," said five-time Open Champion Tom Watson. [... more » ]
"You will find most players who have never played in the high desert gain a lot of course knowledge after their second round here," said Derek Gutierrez, host PGA Professional at Twin Warriors Golf Club. [... more » ]
"Kyle has an incredibly natural, old-school style that aligns perfectly with our brand," said company founder Ralph Dunning. "He's at the leading edge of a country club prep revival among young players." [... more » ]
"The Academy has a rich history of preparing young people for the challenges and adventures of a collegiate education while advancing the athletic skills of our student athletes," said Montverde Headmaster Kasey Kesselring. [... more » ]
"It's truly an honor to once again be recognized among Canada's top companies," said Lind Hipp, Lija's founder and principal designer. "We continue to offer a broad range of apparel for a variety of leisure pursuits." [... more » ]
The cooperative effort has been in the planning since 2007, but its launch this month is timely. According to TAT, some 3.2 million visitors arrived in Thailand the first quarter of 2009 - a 19 percent decrease from the previous year. It's unclear whether this drop is attributable to the peaceful-but-ongoing political disquiet in Thailand or the worldwide economic slump. [... more » ]
Sail aboard a luxurious 17-cabin yacht to the finest golf courses and explore wonderful archaeological sites in the company of archaeologist and golf enthusiast Nancy Wilkie and golf pro Ron Lucas. [... more » ]
"The GCBAA Foundation was invited to join the Alliance because its Sticks for Kids programs fulfills that organization's Five Promises aimed at achieving their mission," GCBAA Executive Director Paul Foley said. [... more » ]
The Batman of golf cannot be mauled by mosquitoes while in the process of duck-hooking yet another drive. To protect against pernicious pestilence, I’ve stocked my utility bag with Bug Bam! bracelets. [... more » ]