Golf News for Friday, September 25, 2009
Now celebrating its 18th anniversary, the Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge, benefiting adoption, is the only professional golf tournament that pits three players from the PGA, LPGA and Champions Tours against each other in a head-to-head competition for tour bragging rights and a share of the $1 million dollar purse. [... more » ]
"Uneven Fairways was one of the most compelling programs we aired in our network’s history," said GOLF CHANNEL president Page Thompson. "These are inspiring stories of men and women who overcame great odds just to create a tour where they could compete, and we are excited to offer this film to the public." [... more » ]
"We are proud to be included on such a prestigious list and are determined to continue our commitment of offering an unparalleled experience," said Michael Moore, general manager, Black Diamond Ranch. [... more » ]
"Our Presidents Cup partnership is mutually beneficial for both brands and the Gore-Tex rainwear will round out the International Team's uniforms," said Michael Setola, President and CEO, Greg Norman Collection. [... more » ]
"I've played many golf scramble games and when I leaned from the cart and nearly fell out trying to pick up the ball, I knew there had to be a better way," said Betty Bucher, inventor of the ScrambleScoop. [... more » ]
"Having known many of the founders of Five Star Golf Cars for many years, I am well aware of their business acumen and commitment to customer service," said Michael R. Parkhurst, vice president of sales at E-Z-Go. [... more » ]
"My work in Minnesota is among my best, with both courses at Giants Ridge in Golf Digest's Top 100," said Jeffrey D. Brauer, principal of Arlington, Texas-based GolfScapes, Inc. [... more » ]
"We are excited to welcome Rolex back to our growing list of GPI partners, which now includes several high profile international brands," said Marc Player, CEO, Black Knight International. [... more » ]
Purchase tickets for the 2010 Northern Trust Open from the American Cancer Society, and 75% of the ticket price will benefit the American Cancer Society's life-saving efforts in research, education, advocacy and service. [... more » ]
During the entire week of the Golf Industry Show and accompanying education conferences, Feb. 8-13, attendees will have the opportunity to donate food and money at the convention center. [... more » ]
"We invite our friends, neighbors and community partners to join us for a fun day of golf and camaraderie in support of this great cause," said Roger Farwell, President and CEO of Tempus Resorts International. [... more » ]
The Costa Del Sol may seem exotic to Americans, but as golf destination it really isn’t all that expensive. It really is the Myrtle Beach of Europe, where buddies from the U.K. and Scandinavia often come once a year for a long weekend of golf and nightlife that won’t break the bank during their own snowy or rainy off-season. [... more » ]
We soon realized that the less we thought about things like break and speed and, well, pretty much anything one normally fixates on during golf, and just FELT our way around the inky blackness, the better we did. Sort of a Jedi thing, with putters instead of light-sabers. Thus relieved of cognition, we began drinking. Sure enough, we got even better. [... more » ]