Golf News for Wednesday, September 16, 2009
"We congratulate all of the 2009 Golfathon participants," says Tenniel Chu, Executive Director, Mission Hills Golf Club. "As evidenced by the field of competitors from all over the world, the Golfathon is a key aspect of Mission Hills' platform to promote international goodwill through golf." [... more » ]
"The CUT Design inserts on the new a7 Select putters deliver an extremely soft feel and pure roll, especially with today's golf balls," said Tim Reed, Vice President of Research and Development at Adams Golf. "Golfers everywhere will also appreciate these putters not only for their quality of construction but also their value." [... more » ]
"More than a third of all Tour players now commute globally with our popular golf travel line, and live out of OGIO luggage on the Tour," says Tom Gocke, the company's global vp of golf. "It's a tremendous honor to receive such a nod from the President's Cup, and testament to our unstoppable momentum in the industry." [... more » ]
In 2009 Sun Mountain introduced the Micro Cart, a new-look walking cart sporting four-wheels while folding 25% smaller and weighing 20% less than leading push carts. To kick-off the 2010 catalog, Sun Mountain is announcing the MCB (Micro Cart Bag) designed specifically to fit the Micro Cart and offering a new 15-way top that will appeal to golfers using any cart. [... more » ]
"Troon Golf is excited to partner with Colonial Golf & Tennis Club," stated John Easterbrook, executive vice president, operations, Troon Golf. "Our team is eager to contribute to the club’s success and provide an exceptional experience for members and guests." [... more » ]
"In our continued efforts to enhance the overall look and feel at Papago, we wanted to add a variety of desert trees that are indigenous to the area throughout the golf course," said Rob Harman, Deputy Director of the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department. [... more » ]
The new Nike STORM-FIT Elite jacket and pant was developed through valuable insight generated from Nike Golf Tour athletes and consumers. As a result of extensive research and testing by the Nike Golf Research and Development (R&D) team, the Nike STORM-FIT Elite outerwear features breathable laminate technology that completely protects the body from wind and rain. [... more » ]
"The shift to an earlier cover date is yet another key milestone in our long-term strategy to continue increasing our reach and relevancy in today’s ever-changing marketplace," said Clayton Morris, publisher of Golfweek. [... more » ]
Flexor Swing Sports, LLC of Darien, Conn. announces their complete sponsorship of the 10th Anniversary of the Prestige at PGA West. This NCAA college golf competition will be held at the Stadium Course at PGA West on October 10th through 13th in La Quinta, Calif. [... more » ]
"The announcement comes at a perfect time, as our golf course and first phase of villas are nearing completion," said Mario Toriello, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Pristine Bay Resort. [... more » ]
Players will receive complimentary breakfast and lunch and will enjoy 18 holes on the beautiful, and recently redone, Mountain and Desert courses at Silverstone. [... more » ]
I’m not much of a jewelry guy, nor do I generally buy those little bracelets that are supposed to support – or at least signify support – for some cause or another. But the other day, I was sent a bracelet by the I’m Tired of organization that hooked me. [... more » ]