Golf News for Friday, July 2, 2010
Twelve weekly winners throughout the course of the promotion will each receive a Golf Channel Prize Pack, including Golf Channel-branded gear and travel bag. The grand-prize winner will have his/her story featured on a future Golf in America episode, and will receive a 3-night/4-day trip to Orlando for two, $500 spending cash, a Golf Channel studio tour and a round of golf with a Golf Channel on-air personality. [... more » ]
"We really encourage our PGA and LPGA Professionals to have fun with their family and junior programs," said PGA of America President Jim Remy. "It's so important to get juniors involved in the game." [... more » ]
"We congratulate the winner on her outstanding performance at the LPGA Championship," said Mr. Tak Yamada, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Graphite Design. [... more » ]
The winner averaged only 27 putts per round with the Callie putter. The popular putter is a toe-down cavity back blade made of 304 stainless steel with a head weight of 355 grams. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to see Bubba break through as he greatly deserves it," said Mark Kent, President and CEO of KentWool. "We're also gratified KentWool socks played a role." [... more » ]
"People just ate it up," said Chris Welch, founder and CEO of ZenoLink. More than 70 pros and 300-plus amateur golfers were tested, a process that began with players being videotaped on the 11th hole. [... more » ]
"Nannette is one of the most competitive golfers to come out of this area, and that she battled the elements to earn her first victory is a testament to that spirit," said Pound Ridge Golf Club owner Ken Wang. [... more » ]
"We're excited to participate and cheer on the more than 3,000 Special Olympics athletes in this year's Summer Games," said Dr. Eric Wilson, vice president of Keiser University College of Golf. [... more » ]
"The Hank Haney Golf Academy at Mission Hills - Haikou evidences our continuing dedication to fostering golf's growth in Asia," said Tenniel Chu, Executive Director, Mission Hills China. [... more » ]
"We are pleased to once again partner with Doc Rivers to raise funds for Shepherd's Hope," said Jim Tousignant, president and Chief Executive Officer of Ultimate Escapes. [... more » ]
"Miners work so hard to provide for their families," Kenny Perry said. "I want to show that respect by dedicating my week at The Greenbrier Classic to the 29 men who lost their lives in April." [... more » ]
For the first time in decades, the Texas Open was conducted in the spring, and it was on a new course, the TPC San Antonio’s AT&T Oaks Course at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort. Now, you play the same course where Adam Scott won this year’s Valero Texas Open by shooting 14-under par. The J.W. Marriott is offering a number of different packages and incentives. [... more » ]