Golf News for Wednesday, July 15, 2009
"Beyond being one of the greatest golfers of all time, Greg is an extremely accomplished entrepreneur who has built an extensive portfolio of successful global businesses," said Andy Pierce of CAA Sports. [... more » ]
"A golf club that is professionally built to fit the body type and swing characteristics of the golfer will outperform off the rack equipment for the majority of golfers," said Charles Blume, owner of SK Fiber Golf. [... more » ]
Steve Stricker turned in a closing performance of five birdies and an eagle to win. Fellow Titleist Brand Ambassadors Zach Johnson and Brett Quigley were among three players tied for 2nd place [... more » ]
"RIP is Aldila's new shaft technology that provides a lower torque, increased tip stability and better tip stiffness control," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. [... more » ]
"We are happy to see Padraig at the top of his game," said Tim Clarke, GM, Wilson Golf. "He is one of those players who is an absolute perfectionist about his play, his equipment and everything." [... more » ]
"Consistent usage of our brand by elite golfers on all professional tours is a true testament to the performance characteristics of our products," said John Hohman, VP of Marketing, PrideSports. [... more » ]
"We're pleased that Marty Evans will be our Acting Commissioner, as she fits all the criteria necessary during these challenging economic times," Dawn Hudson, LPGA Board of Directors Chairman. [... more » ]
"Keith is a successful and proven operator with a passion for great service," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. "His experience will allow him to make an immediate contribution to KemperSports." [... more » ]
"With our enhanced playability for all types of golfers and upgraded overall layout, we've ensured that Olde Mill will continue to shine for years to come," said Hagen Giles, General Manager. [... more » ]
Director of Junior Instruction and Development, Adam Schriber, Director of Golf, Brad Dean and Director of Instruction, Scott Wilson rank second, third and fifth on the list of Michigan's Top Teachers respectively. [... more » ]
"Through this promotion we can show our support and appreciation for our retired and active duty military personnel," said Steve Baker and Tom Buck, Championship General Co-Chairmen. [... more » ]
"Camilo is one of the game's most engaging personalities, and this is a wonderful opportunity for members of the Canadian golf community to meet him face to face," said Stephen Bebis, CEO of Golf Town. [... more » ] is focused on encouraging new golfers to get into the game and exposing more experienced golfers to new equipment by providing top quality, yet affordable golf equipment. [... more » ]
"We anticipate that this exciting new development will attract visitors from around the world to St. Lucia, which will provide a tremendous boost to the local economy," said Player, who visited the island in March. [... more » ]
So the British Open comes to Turnberry in two weeks. To those of you traveling to the cradle of golf for the tournament, I hate you! :-) To those of you who, like me, will be watching from your living room, there's still hope for experiencing the majesty of Turnberry in person - and without even leaving the U.S. [... more » ]