Golf News for Monday, October 4, 2010
"Kelly brings a tremendous amount of expertise to the Tom Hoch team and her extensive design background will be of great benefit to both our firm and the clients we serve," said Hoch. [... more » ]
"The demand on the Tour for the RIP has been overwhelming," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. "The RIP employs patent-pending technology and exclusive materials." [... more » ]
"Our technologically advanced shafts have been used by winners on every major tour worldwide and we continue to gain new converts at a rapid pace," said Gene Simpson, COO of UST Mamiya. [... more » ]
"The Kure continues to become one of the most highly sought after electronic putting training aids across the Tour," said Bill Henwood, President of Solid Golf, maker of the Kure putting aid. [... more » ]
"Today, outerwear is an extension of golfers' equipment," said Bill Godden, director of apparel, AHEAD. "Golfers are looking for outerwear that offers significant performance benefits based on playing conditions whether it's wind, rain or temperature. Our new Dri-Balance and fleece pieces are designed specifically to keep golfers warm and dry on cold days." [... more » ]
Makalei Golf Club will host the Fifth Annual Makalei Amateur Championship on November 20 and 21, 2010. The event is the only major Big Island-based amateur golf tournament that is open to all golfers, from across the state, the mainland, and beyond. [... more » ]
"I was extremely excited to hear that I'd won the Merchandiser of the Year award, and wanted my retail team to know about it and how important they were in the process," Ocean Reef Club Head PGA Professional Dave Feightner said. [... more » ]
"I am a little overwhelmed to be recognized four years in a row. It's a really nice thing and every year to be given an award by your peers is the highest award you can get," Del Tura Country Club PGA Director of Golf Jeff Nixon said. [... more » ]
"I am pleased to confirm that some of Scotland's most respected brands will be supporting this year's Gold Standard Awards," said Nick Hunter, chairman of Golf Tourism Scotland. [... more » ]
"Our entire team is thrilled to unveil the new and improved Falcon's Fire," said Steve Schaller, GM, Falcon's Fire. The $1.5 million renovation project is located just minutes from Walt Disney World. [... more » ]
Pavin's pairings, in truth, haven't been all that bad. Mickelson has been lobbying to play with Johnson for awhile now, and it's their own fault they turned in goose eggs. His most controversial selection was pairing Overton with Watson in the opening session, and that resulted in a 3 & 2 win. Burying Stricker and Woods in the first two sessions also earned them points. Considering Stricker and Woods were thumped versus Europe's best Lee Westwood and Luke Donald, Pavin actually made the right moves. [... more » ]
I love the reaction I'm seeing in the press to the American team's Sun Mountain rainsuit failure: "Who's to blame for this fiasco?" Lisa Pavin picked out the gear, and now some are pointing the finger at her because she doesn’t have the credentials to make such choices. Give me a break. Plenty of folks who have credentials have been picking Sun Mountain for years and for good reason. [... more » ]
These days, more and more golfers are opting to rent clubs rather than pay the hefty airline bag fees that accompany bringing your clubs to travel destinations. The problem with that, of course, can be when you play multiple rounds, you can rack up enough fees to pay for a set of clubs. Well, Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu has a solution. [... more » ]