Golf News for Tuesday, September 1, 2009
"The Best Public and Best Conditioned Awards firmly establish that Tobiano is no longer just the best new course but is now one of the finest courses in a province, and country, blessed with some of the best golf courses in the world," said Miles Mortensen, General Manager and Director of Golf, Tobiano. [... more » ]
Slocum, who holed out for eagle from 159 yards earlier in the final round, closed with a 4-under 67 to top four players, including Titleist Brand Ambassador Steve Stricker and Titleist golf ball loyalist Padraig Harrington. [... more » ]
"The three unique new shaft designs feature balance, weight, torque and flex properties which are all designed to maximize the energy of your swing," said Mike Rossi, Aldila's VP of Sales and Marketing. [... more » ]
"Our balls, in many cases, were hit just once and lost, so neither performance nor appearance is affected," said Gary Shienfield, CEO of Knetgolf. "The major difference is Knetgolf leaves consumers with extra money." [... more » ]
Kevin Streelman recaptured sole possession of first place in the Kodak Challenge at The Barclays. J.J. Henry, currently one-stroke behind leader answered with birdies on the short par 3 three times in four days. [... more » ]
This fantastic Million Dollar Hole In One event celebrates the Grand Opening of Houston's newest Golf Center with one of Houston, Texas' most renowned instructors - Matt Swanson. [... more » ]
"Everyone at Acculength, a company with its roots in junior golf, is thrilled to welcome young golfers from such a respected organization as The First Tee, and we are honored to roll out the red carpet for its Southern Nevada chapter," said Acculength CEO Shawn Benson, the company's original founder and inventor. [... more » ]
Congratulations to Paul Hunt, Mike Neely and Fairley Poore for their fine play in winning the TGAA Tour's Old Dominion Invitational, TGAA Players Championship and the TGAA Summer Classic. [... more » ]
"In some ways the overall economic downturn has worked in our favor," said Leslie Chow, designer and former NASA engineer. "Because what people are buying, are things that are unique or really special." [... more » ]
One of the main reasons golfers are switching to the Ball Brite is because they can clean their irons as well as there golf balls and the results are phenomenal. It really is amazing to see how well the Ball Brite performs. [... more » ]
The Legends Resort, located in Myrtle Beach, S.C., will host Patriot Golf Day activities for the first time on Saturday, September 5, 2009. Legends' inaugural Patriot Golf Day activities will include reduced greens fees of $40 for locals on any of the three golf courses at the resort. [... more » ]
"For this inaugural pro-am we anticipate PGA golf professionals and their amateur team partners traveling in from various courses throughout the state," said PGA General Manager Brian Dahmer. [... more » ]
"As course superintendents we favor the idea that folks are being introduced to the fundamentals of golf in five succinct sessions," said Brian Morris, CGCS, course superintendent at Blue Rock Springs GC. [... more » ]
"We are exited about bringing Memorial Hermann into the fold at the LPGA Tour Championship," said Tournament Director Becky Newell. "They are a top-rated facility who will assist us." [... more » ]
I recently had the good fortune to preview and test drive the Garia Golf Car and could not have been any more impressed. Sleek, sexy and virtually road-worthy, it is unlike anything else out there today. These vehicles are of Danish design and manufactured at Valmet in Finland, the very factory that produces several models of Porsche. [... more » ]
And after five-dozen other adventures to varying points on the compass, I returned last week to Minnesota. Over the course of the next several blog entries, I’ll report the highlights of this encore visit to one of the best-kept secrets in summertime golf destinations. [... more » ]