Golf News for Friday, June 4, 2010
George W. "Buster" Bryan, one of the founding fathers of the golf package business, and Gary Schaal, a local and national golf industry leader for more than 30 years who attracted national attention for Myrtle Beach as president of the PGA of America, were inducted into the Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame during a ceremony June 3 at Pine Lakes Country Club. [... more » ]
Fellow Pro V1x loyalist Luke Donald went wire-to-wire to win the European Tour's Madrid Masters. And Tom Lehman trusting the Pro V1 captured his first Champions Tour major. [... more » ]
"Methodist University has an outstanding golf program under the leadership of coach Steve Conley," said Jeff Waller, director of sales, AHEAD. "These young men are excellent representatives for the school." [... more » ]
"Our aim was to develop a device that supplied immediate analysis, feedback and training, making it an invaluable tool to help golfers to rectify imperfections," said Insight Director Steven Sparrow. [... more » ]
Fowler's move to the top of the leaderboard was hardly the only news on the par 3 171-yard Kodak Challenge hole last week. Paul Goydos and Ben Crane each carded a hole-in-one on the Kodak Challenge hole. [... more » ]
"It feels good [to win], especially my first tournament," said Zack Jaworski, who shared the lead with David Yowell and Andy Shim. "I have been playing really well lately and this was a good place to start." [... more » ]
"The Parent - Junior Challenge is a chance for children to not only play golf with a parent, but actually compete right alongside them," said Beth Murphy, General Manager of SouthWood Golf Club. [... more » ]
"Our fiscally prudent alternative to brand new maintenance equipment is ideally suited for ICS members seeking optimal performance," said Pat Yarbrough, co-founder of Global Turf Equipment. [... more » ]
"Greg's passion and deep understanding of the golf business are real assets when it comes to leading the NGF's membership organization," said Joe Beditz, NGF's President and Chief Executive Officer. [... more » ]
On the heels of the Jim Joyce, blown call in Major League Baseball, I was left considering the finality of golf. I cannot think of more than one situation in golf where there is any chance of a similar ruling taking place. [... more » ]
Two golf clubs are currently offering Unlimited Golf Packages in Orlando: the new Waldorf Astoria Golf Club and Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate. I played Waldorf Astoria last week, and it’s certainly the kind of high-roller golf club you could spend a day at. Championsgate features two 18-hole courses as well as a lighted par 3 course that is included in the package. [... more » ]
"This web series is an innovative approach to letting golf fans in on the behind-the-scenes tasks of what it takes to host a major championship," said Barry Deach, 92nd PGA Championship Tournament Director. [... more » ]