Golf News for Wednesday, August 26, 2009
GOLF CHANNEL concluded its exclusive coverage of The Solheim Cup on Sunday by garnering its highest rating ever (.93) for the final day of the LPGA’s biennial team event, tripling the Sunday rating from 2007 (.27) and far outpacing the Sunday rating in 2005 (.62), the last time the event was played on U.S. soil. [... more » ]
After making the switch in his Driver to Aldila's R.I.P., the second place finisher at the Christmas in October Classic posted his best finish on the Tour. He finished 14th in driving distance. [... more » ]
"Players on all the majors tours worldwide are embracing the Heavy Putter technology that has been proven to lower putts per round," said Stephen Boccieri, President and CEO of Boccieri Golf. [... more » ]
"The champion relied on Graphite Design Tour AD shafts in his driver and a new three metal he put in his bag this week," said Mr. Tak Yamada, vice president, corporate planning, Graphite Design. . [... more » ]
"This week's winner is among the long list of elite players on the PGA and other major tours worldwide who rely on the benefits our tees provide," said Evolve Golf Founder and CEO, B.J. Maloy. [... more » ]
"We couldn't be more proud to have someone of Tracy's caliber helping our organization," said Acculength CEO Shawn Benson, the company's original founder and inventor, who acquired Acculength Golf in February. [... more » ]
"We've had a lot of great guests on the Show this year," said Brett Stern, Co-Founder of Sport Specific Performance. "From celebrities like Ray Romano and George Lopez to athletes like Matt Leinart." [... more » ]
Jamison will be featuring several products. The Putting Game will be the centerpiece of a nightly putting contest. Offering numerous games and putting challenges, The Putting Game is designed to be used indoors. [... more » ]
Among the golf, lodging and resort accommodations in the Poconos the golden era of the golf architecture period designs are strongly represented by legendary designers Donald Ross and A.W. Tillinghast. [... more » ]
"We continue to redefine the golf footwear experience," said Michael Waack, Head of Global Golf at Ecco. "Our process is completely unique, as it starts from designs built around the human foot." [... more » ]
"Joining GG1 strategically positions Quagmire to expand our reach and grow sales in the Canadian on-course market," says co-founder Geoff Tait. "We'll be in even more shops so it's easier for our customers." [... more » ]
As exclusive outfitter of the mobile fitness and therapy centers on both the PGA and Champions Tours, research conducted by the Institute will be extremely useful in all athletic and fitness training, including golf. [... more » ]
One-hundred percent of the net proceeds from the tournament will benefit local charity H.I.S. K.I.D.S., an organization dedicated to helping patients and families affected by childhood cancer. [... more » ]
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is building its first Hawaii destination. The 21-acre oceanfront property, located at the Ko Olina Resort & Marina development, is scheduled to open in the fall of 2011. Like the Marriott, the Disney destination will overlook crystal blue lagoons and white sand beaches. [... more » ]
Oregon has land diversity and accessibility of it's golf courses that are impossible to match, and quality good enough to warrant a golf trip from anywhere in the world. It's golf courses range from upscale Bandon and Bend to many overachieving, blue collar courses as well. [... more » ]