Golf News for Friday, December 17, 2010
"Since the beginning, Golf Channel has been an integral part of this tournament and we thank them for their commitment to advance the mission of The First Tee," said Bobby Rearden, co-founder of the Golf Channel Invitational for The First Tee. "Now in its eighth year, this has become a much anticipated event for corporate executives and participants of The First Tee." [... more » ]
"Why not make steel shafts colored? Especially in irons, where steel shafts dominate, there is often a drabness as compared to the wow of drivers and fairway woods," said Hireko Technical Director Jeff Summitt. [... more » ]
"The launch of the Grow the Game initiative and website is a key project for us here at the EGCOA. We have had very positive feed-back," said Lodewijk Klootwijk, Director of the EGCOA. [... more » ]
"The PGA Show has always been a great venue for us to showcase our entire line of products," said Ken Shwartz, CEO, AHEAD. "Our first show was in 1996 just selling hats in an 8 x 10 booth." [... more » ]
"For players of all skill levels, GameBook increases the excitement and involvement in the events by sharing results in real-time," said GameBook's Chief Executive Officer Mikko Rantanen. [... more » ]
"I am still in shock that I won," said David Slotto of Reno, NV who was awarded one of the six grand prizes. "As an avid golfer, it's always been a dream of mine to visit Pinehurst. I can't wait to tackle the No. 2." [... more » ]
"PGA National Resort & Spa is perfect for a 'golf buddy' winter getaway with our five distinctly different layouts and unrivaled practice facilities," said Joel Paige, Vice President and Managing Director. [... more » ]
"I really enjoy working on classically design courses," said Joe Jemsek, principal, Jemsek Golf Design. "Windermere is a wonderful, mature layout which rewards shot makers." [... more » ]
"We invite you to experience our gleaming new retreat, Mission Hills - Hainan," says Tenniel Chu, Executive Director, Mission Hills Group. "It is an ideal place to relax, rejuvenate and play unlimited world-class golf." [... more » ]
Energy Force is donating 25 percent of all online sales this week to drive more funds and awareness for the charity and help raise charity funds to support programs for military personnel during this special holiday season. [... more » ]
"The game of golf represents the best of humanity - integrity, honesty, respect, courtesy, charity, sportsmanship, and the pursuit of excellence," said Johan Immelman, CEO of GOLF 9/12. [... more » ]
As I hear the reports coming in from friends and colleagues around the country - 5 degrees in Edmonton, single digits in Wisconsin and even the teens in South Carolina - I can't help but think how lucky I am to live in a place with a year-round golf climate. With that said, there are deals to be had in the Sunbelt over the holidays for those who want to get in a last-minute escape. [... more » ]
Dave Pelz comes to the rescue once again with his latest book, titled "Golf without Fear - How to Play the 10 Most Feared Shots in Golf with Confidence." In simple-to-understand text and crystal clear photos, including a new photographic technique dubbed the "golfer's eye view," which shows ball position and set-up as the golfer experiences it, Pelz counts down the 10 most feared shots in golf. [... more » ]