Golf News for Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Stewart Cink, who defeated Tom Watson in a four-hole playoff to claim the 2009 Open Championship, will discuss his first major title when he joins host Vince Cellini and analysts Rex Hoggard and Jeff Rude. [... more » ]
Podcast host Dave Berner talks to Mike Bailey about golf in Lake Tahoe. Tucker on golf in France's Rhone-Alps region. Recommended golf books for summer. [... more » ]
"Our goal was to create a nationally renowned club, and by making improvements, incorporating golf instructor E.J. Pfister and providing the latest equipment in our new teaching facility, we anticipate great results," Oak Tree National owner Ed Evans said. [... more » ]
"In just one year, our course already received a multitude of awards from various publications showcasing our appeal to all levels of golfers," said General Manager Tom McChesney. [... more » ]
Assisting Cink in navigating the blustery weather conditions was his Nike One Tour D ball, which helped to give him distance and spin control, both of which are key factors in these types of conditions. [... more » ]
"I've been working hard on my swing this year, and I can feel it coming together," said Quinney. "My early season injury concerns are behind me and with Nickent in my bag I expect to finish the season strongly." [... more » ]
"With two high-profile victories this past week - the US Bank and the Open Championships - the growing, global acceptance of Evolve products and the Epoch is evident," said B.J. Maloy, Evolve Golf Founder. [... more » ]
"He has incredible talent and by helping him find the few needed tweaks (mainly in putting), he was able to turn things around rather quickly," said Dr. Pickens, sports psychologist, about Cink. [... more » ]
"The breadth of experience they bring to the table in terms of Golf Schools is truly outstanding, and their Junior Golf Schools are one of a kind," said Seaview Resort General Manager Hans Mulders. [... more » ]
As part of this agreement, the Tour and Ticketmaster have announced a joint ticket promotion for The Playoff Finale of the FedExCup with rock band Journey joining in for an exclusive concert. [... more » ]
The Golfer's Stimulus package includes two nights deluxe accommodations for two at Rosen Plaza and two rounds of golf at the championship Shingle Creek Golf Club, including greens fees and golf cart. [... more » ]
"Jamie is a solid player who has all of the ingredients to be a force on the PGA Tour," said Kel Devlin, Global Sports Marketing Director for Nike Golf. "He's such a natural athlete and is a terrific ball striker." [... more » ]
The PING Junior Solheim Cup, patterned after The Solheim Cup, features the top-12 girls from the United States against those from Europe. The 2009 event will be played in the days leading up to the Solheim Cup. [... more » ]
"There's been great anticipation among junior golfer surrounding this new golf course. I expect that we will have a full tournament field very quickly," said Bob Gerard of the Tarheel Golf Foundation. [... more » ]
"The main focus is to challenge the eye from the tee," said Richmond, a five-year member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA). "My staff has been amazing this year." [... more » ]
Like birthday parties? Well, The Mirage's 20th is going to be off the hook. This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Mirage in Las Vegas, and to celebrate the hotel and casino has partnered with Walters Golf to offer special stay-and-play golf packages. [... more » ]
This year, the official senior tour of the LPGA will stage its first major, and it’s going to be at Innisbrook (Fla.) Resort and Golf Club Nov. 20-29. The Legends Tour Open Championship will be contested on Innisbrook’s Island Course from Nov. 20-22 and feature a $300,000 purse. [... more » ]