Golf News for Thursday, August 6, 2009
Using a Burner 09 driver, Funk was nearly flawless from the tee box, finishing with 84 percent driving accuracy. Critical to his victory was the methodical way he hammered the par-fives throughout the week. [... more » ]
"I've never had a neck and neck battle like this. I felt the difficulty of starting the final round with the lead. Luckily, I ended up winning, but it could have gone either way," said Ishikawa. [... more » ]
"At Fujikura, over the years I really think our track record in these events is unsurpassed when it comes to performance wood shafts," said Mike Sposa, Fujikura Tour Representative. [... more » ]
"The technology and design incorporated into Dynamic Gold shafts prove themselves week after week with wins on tours worldwide," said Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
The winner, using a Rife Barbados putter, was deadly accurate on the greens all week, averaging only 27.25 Putts Per Round, and finishing in the Top 10 in both putting categories. [... more » ]
"We congratulate all four of these champions and thank them for their continued support of the Champ brand." said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of Champ / MacNeill Engineering. [... more » ]
"There has never been any company on any Tour - whether it be clubs, balls, shafts, or anything else - that has been as pervasive as SST Pure," said Dick Weiss, the company founder of SST. [... more » ]
"We are very pleased that we can bring back a Senior PGA Championship in two years time, and add a third PGA Championship to the great history of this club," said PGA of America President Jim Remy. [... more » ]
"We have the layout and the setting, and the agronomic enhancement to the Ocean Course is the final piece in providing a true links-style playing experience," said General Manager Bill Troyanoski. [... more » ]
"The PGA of America is excited to open the doors of our archives for fans of golf to own treasured keepsakes of some of the all-time great PGA Champions," said PGA President Jim Remy. [... more » ]
"PGA Tour Superstore World Amateur Handicap Championship golfers are some of the game's most avid players," said tournament director Dave Macpherson. "Golf Magazine is the ideal publication for them." [... more » ]
"I have played golf for over 50 years, some of it professionally, and I have never seen a more innovative and functional putter line than that offered by Ontic," said Ed Robertson of Robertson Schwartz Agency. [... more » ]
"Special Olympics is providing an opportunity for children and adults with intellectual disabilities to grow in ability and confidence, and to earn the respect of their peers and the nation," said PGA of America President Jim Remy. [... more » ]
"The PGA of America is truly honored to host a major championship at Colorado Golf Club," said Championship Director Jeromy Manser. "This venue is a perfect match for our great Championship." [... more » ]
I just got wind of this sweet package deal on tee times at some of the top golf courses in Las Vegas from one of the sweethearts at Walters Golf. You need to check this out, golfers. [... more » ]
The thesis of Katherine Roberts's newest book, "Swing Flaws and Fitness Fixes," is that a great deal of poor play is the result poor fitness and flexibility. In other words, lots of poor mechanics derive from poor conditioning. Improve your body, and your game will improve. [... more » ]