Golf News for Friday, July 16, 2010
"We are very thankful for all of the assistance from The PGA of America and USGA," said Charles Cooper, CEO and President of the Games. "Without their valuable contributions, this event would not be possible." [... more » ]
"Many of those competing this year will help carry this great game in the future and I am looking forward to getting a chance to help them pursue their dreams in both golf and life," said Sorenstam. [... more » ]
"GTS strives to champion the very best in Scotland's golf tourism, and over the last five years we've been able to achieve this across a range of industries," said Nick Hunter, Golf Tourism Scotland chairman. [... more » ]
"My passion has always been adaptive recreation, and I love how golf fits into that framework," said Jeff Burley, 39, adaptive program manager for Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation. [... more » ]
Shunsuke Sonoda, a rookie on the Japan Golf Tour Association (JGTA) and a long-time student of the Nicklaus Golf Center at Omori, Tokyo, Japan, recently won the Gateway to The Open Mizuno Open Yomuiri Classic. The 20-year-old Sonoda fired a closing 6-under par to win by 3-shots. By winning the Mizuno Open, Sonoda qualified to play in the Open Championship at St. Andrews. [... more » ]
"I am delighted that my pre tournament press conference at the Ricoh Women's British Open won't contain the question, 'how come you've never won a Major?'" said Creamer, winner of the U.S. Women's Open. [... more » ]
"Led by PGA General Manager Bob Baldassari, the vision that our team has to elevate the global stature of the PGA Villages brand is central to our growth strategy," said Aurand. [... more » ]
"We're already looking forward to sharing next year's fantastic tournament with a couple of lucky golf aficionados," said Bryan Davis, marketing manager at the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course & Restaurant. [... more » ]
"Family Fun Nights have been a huge success at our club," said Dennis Johnsen, PGA Professional at Pine Meadows. "Besides playing together on course, these families are on the driving range together." [... more » ]
If you've ever wondered how they're able to water all those golf courses in the Las Vegas area desert, well, it isn't easy. To combat the problem, many courses have been making revisions so they will use less water. Tuscany Golf Club in Henderson is the latest to work with the Southern Nevada Water Authority, having just completed an expansive conservation project. [... more » ]
"We're very pleased to team with Bridgestone to offer a quantity deal to our customers," said president and CEO Tom Cox. "The Bridgestone lines are among our best-selling." [... more » ]