Golf News for Tuesday, December 21, 2010
"The Golfweek rankings further prove that Mississippi is one of the most attractive locations in the U.S. for golf and gaming," said Mary Beth Wilkerson, the MDA's Tourism Division Deputy Director. [... more » ]
"David Duval remains one of the biggest names in professional golf," said Rhonda Boutelle, General Manager. "We were happy to accommodate The Golf Channel's request to host the interview." [... more » ]
"We inherited a veritable diamond when we took over the maintenance of Cascata 10 months ago," said Key Golf CEO, Mark Doble. "What we did was to polish a few rough edges and add our own personal touches." [... more » ]
"Jemsek Golf Design did a wonderful job improving Windermere's greens complexes. The playability of the course has improved dramatically," said Steve Snellman, Vice-President, SPE GO Holdings, Inc. [... more » ]
"More chiseled than its predecessor to garner more a dramatic appearance, we were able to push the center of gravity even deeper (1.4mm) and lower (0.2mm)," said Hireko Golf Technical Director Jeff Summitt. [... more » ]
"Modry Las is a long-term project which has enjoyed a remarkable first year," said Arthur Gromadzki, chairman of Modry Las Golf Club. "To be included in the top 100 European courses, for instance, was fantastic." [... more » ]
Called by some the "Academy Awards of the golf industry," the ING Industry Honors program is conducted by the non-profit International Network Of Golf to recognize outstanding achievement in the golf business. [... more » ]
"This year's forums will follow a clear agenda to provide delegates with the best advice to help their businesses grow in 2011," said Lee Derrick, the chairman of Golf Tourism Scotland. [... more » ]
"This is a very important year for the World Caddie Foundation ( PCAF) and we are asking anyone to get into the loop and support some of our programs," said Dennis Cone, Founder/CEO. [... more » ]
I've never been to Scotland. I've read all the articles enough times to get wanderlust for St. Andrews and Turnberry and Machrihanish. But the written word can't always relay the heart and soul of a place like television can. And that's why I loved the new film, "Scotland’s Caddies," by Ron Colby. Colby's studio, Artists Confederacy, transformed his trip to Scotland into an interesting movie that is part travelogue and part documentary. [... more » ]
Last week, I was teeing it up on Wailea Golf Club’s Old Blue with the Fairmont Kea Lani’s new General Manager Charles Head, who just transferred here from the Fairmont St. Andrews. During the round, he casually mentioned something that demanded my full attention as a traveler whose favorite pastime is weaseling out of fees. [... more » ]