Golf News for Friday, September 4, 2009
"Overall, it was an incredible day, incredible experience," Slocum said during his post-round press conference. "At the end of the day, the last putt was magical. I'll remember that for the rest of my life." [... more » ]
"The networking, the sharing and the support you get from your fellow professionals is part of what makes this association and industry so unique and special," said PGA Vice President Allen Wronowski. [... more » ]
"This show is the perfect opportunity for us to meet with our West Coast customers and distributors, especially our International partners," said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of Champ/ MacNeill Engineering. [... more » ]
"Our methodology is highly successful. The eight-step WIN progression will be a valuable asset to the golf industry in Michigan, as is has been elsewhere," said James J. Keegan, managing principal of Golf Convergence. [... more » ]
"I played some of my best golf ever on the final holes to win last year's event, so I'd sure call it one of my favorite places for a few reasons. The course is fantastic and the views are incredible," said Hunter Mahan. [... more » ]
"We appreciate the commitment of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic and its sponsors, which has produced so many great winners over the years," said Marty Evans, acting LPGA commissioner. [... more » ]
"Thanks to the generous efforts of the RCGA, the other Golf Fore the Cure sponsors, and especially the participants, we are happy to help a very worthy cause," said Linda Di Genova, Brand Manager, Lanctôt Ltée. [... more » ]
"Club de Campo de la Zagaleta is a spectacular place," said Bruce Glasco, Troon Golf's managing director, Europe, Middle East & Africa. "It is one of the most beautiful and exclusive resorts in Europe." [... more » ]
"it is no longer possible to work in isolation. Through this website, The R&A is providing tremendous support to the club manager and head greenkeeper," said Graeme Duncan, General Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links. [... more » ]
"We celebrate the return of colour with Nivo 2010 in a fun, creative and care-free collection," said Nivo designer Linda Di Genova, " With the current economy, we wanted to offer something different for 2010." [... more » ]
A total of 90 camps are being held across the vast nation of China in 2009 with an estimated 5,000 kids participating. Plans for 2010 include establishing Sticks for Kids at an additional 30 camp sites in China. [... more » ]
On the men's side, Oklahoma State starts the 2009-10 season as the top team in the preseason Golf World/Nike Golf Division I Preseason Coaches' Poll, receiving 12 of the 26 first-place votes. [... more » ]
"We owe a profound debt of gratitude to those who have sacrificed so much so that we can live in peace and enjoy a leisure sport like golf," said Orrin Vincent, founder and CEO of OB Sports Golf Management. [... more » ]
"The ClubCorp executive team, staff and members are all making a huge difference in the fight against ALS," said Augie Nieto, who along with his wife, Lynne, co-chairs MDA's ALS Division. [... more » ]
If you haven’t made golf plans yet for Labor Day, it might not be too late. It seems it’s still a buyer’s market with a lot of courses offering specials this weekend as many parts of the country start to experience fall weather. Several airlines are also running some deals, and some high-end resorts and courses are offering some specials as well. [... more » ]