Golf News for Tuesday, July 14, 2009
"We congratulate the new John Deere champion on a terrific victory and we look forward to continuing to support the best players in the world," said Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"I putted extremely well at the U.S. Open and I have made sure to put an identical backup grip on another putter, said Bettencourt, arookie on the PGA Tour. "I love everything about the new grip." [... more » ]
"I switched to using SMT components and the results have been amazing," said Clapp, a Long Drive participant. "In my opinion, they are the best driver component heads on the market today." [... more » ]
"I am happy to qualify for a great event like the Samsung World Championship and I will continue to play my best so that I can win that one," said Ji, who started the final round two strokes off the lead. [... more » ]
"Trump National Golf Club Colts Neck is honored to have been chosen by the USGA to host a qualifying round for such a prestigious championship," said John J. Roberts, General Manager/COO. [... more » ]
"We're always proud to put our name next to the Kentucky Open," said Larry Edlin, president of PowerBilt. "Supporting the pro golfers around the state, as well as the top amateurs, is so important to our brand." [... more » ]
Streelman's eagle at #17 at TPC Deere Run vaulted him ahead of Nathan Green and Chris DiMarco, who are now tied for second at 9-under par. DiMarco had held sole possession of 1st place for 5 weeks. [... more » ]
"The World Am attracts over 3,000 golfers and we feel it will provide an excellent networking platform for like minded executives who share the same passion," said Joanne Noble, President of CEO Challenges Canada. [... more » ]
Enjoy five rounds of golf on nearby courses: the newly renovated Pine Lakes, the two courses at Myrtlewood (Palmetto and Pinehills), and two courses at Grande Dunes (Resort & Members course). [... more » ]
"We're pleased and humbled to be recognized by Golf Digest," said Dave Kendall, founder of the academy, "because it's an honor based upon voting by our peers, our fellow PGA teaching professionals." [... more » ]
By mixing gold and silver with diamonds, sapphires, and semi-precious stones, Lucia subtly but distinctively incorporates golf motifs into her designs. Each piece exhibits its wearer's love of the game. [... more » ]
"We have the utmost respect for Bettinardi Golf and Bob Bettinardi for their skill in putter design and milling, and we wish them the best," said Dick Lyons, VP and General Manager, Mizuno USA Golf Division. [... more » ]
"Lion Lake selected Troon Golf because of its notable success not only in the United States, but around the world as well," said John Ho, vice president, Qingyuan Lion Lake, Yijiehongtai Group Co. [... more » ]
"We like the idea so much, that's why I and some of my fellow golfers are more than pleased to support the participation of the Swedish national team," said Lotta Neumann, a Swedish dolf professional. [... more » ]
So we got the formal announcement on Monday that Carolyn Bivens is out as the commissioner of the LPGA, and Marsha Evans, a retired Navy rear admiral, is in as interim commissioner. Evans, who has also led the Girl Scouts of USA and the American Red Cross, sure seems well qualified and smart – so smart, in fact, that she has already said she does not want the job permanently. [... more » ]
Carolyn Bivens, the first female commissioner in the history of the LPGA is out after the golfers signed a call for her resignation. Early in her career, Bivens can be credited with establishing guidelines for the protection of players' rights and enhancing the image of the LPGA as young and vital. Remember how viewers used to see the LPGA? [... more » ]