Golf News for Wednesday, July 8, 2009
"In November 2008, we created a test green near the end of the Charger range in which we planted seven different types of grass to determine which might be best suited for conditions at Bay Hill," said Ray Easler, general manager at Bay Hill. "Of the seven, Emerald Dwarf was the top performer." [... more » ]
"Golden Mountain is not overly demanding in terms of length and features wide, inviting fairways, but remains quite challenging - especially if the wind is up," said Brian Curley, of Schmidt-Curley Design. [... more » ]
"Our primary objective was to make sure that the design and features of the course did not compete or overpower the site," said John Colligan, Principal of Colligan Golf Design. [... more » ]
The half-hour special includes tournament footage from the original broadcast of the 1977 Open Championship at Turnberry, and features recent interviews with Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson. [... more » ]
Family Golf Month provides a structured, yet casual, opportunity for families to learn the game of golf and spend uninterrupted quality time together. Every family member - young and old - can participate and receive the benefits a round of golf provides, including fresh air and beautiful outdoor scenery as well as a healthy dose of exercise. [... more » ]
Tiger Woods and defending champion Anthony Kim, who were tied for the lead at the start of the final around, dazzled the crowd in the final pairing, but Woods prevailed by shooting a four-under-par 66. [... more » ]
Powered by their number one shaft, the VooDoo featuring S-core Technology, Aldila won the wood and hybrid counts again this week at the PGA's AT&T National in Bethesda, Maryland. [... more » ]
"Dynamic Gold shafts have delivered hundreds of victories around the world and remain the most dominate golf shaft on the PGA Tour," said Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"Strong performance off the tee was crucial on the always-tough Congressional course," said Evolve Golf Founder and CEO, B.J. Maloy. "Week after week top PGA Tour players rely on our products." [... more » ]
"I have no doubt that Arnold Palmer is worthy of such an accolade," said Senator Bob Casey. "With his seven career major victories - including four Masters titles - Palmer is one of the greatest golfers of all time." [... more » ]
"We are delighted to have the right partner to help us more firmly position TGAA Tour as the premier Pro-Net Tour in the nation," said Dennis Baca, President and Chief Executive Officer, TGAA. [... more » ]
In making the announcement, Paskievitch said, "Mollie is a wonderful person with a great attitude and a ton of talent. I expect her to have a great career on the LPGA Tour. I am thrilled to be working with Mollie." [... more » ]
"We are delighted to recognize Nike's support of junior golf in North Carolina by naming them the official ball of the tour", said Eric Murray, Tour Director. "We are very fortunate to have their support." [... more » ]
"I've been impressed by the full fields that have been present at each of these great charity events," said Zimron. "Professional and amateur golfers alike continue to share a strong connection and commitment." [... more » ]
"We continue to hold an annual tournament in his memory and are committed to sharing important information on how to be safe when driving or riding in a golf cart," said Mia Dougherty, event co-founder. [... more » ]
Funny how golf is. Just last week I admitted to the world (well, cyberspace, anyway) that I whiffed on a shot. Today, a brand new grip I've been experimenting with delivered the best round of my life. [... more » ]