Golf News for Thursday, July 29, 2010
"From the golf to the comedy show to the amazing raffle prizes we have this year, it promises to be an incredible day of fun and evening of entertainment," said Bill Golden, president of Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday. [... more » ]
"On the back I tried to calm down and start swinging easy," said Konieczki. "I started hitting fairways and hitting greens." Konieczki said he was able to get it close to the pin and give himself good opportunities. [... more » ]
"I'm surprised to say the least. Philadelphia has some of the strongest players in the country and to be playing against the pros and for an amateur to win - it's not likely," said Brown, 37, of Cheltenham, PA. [... more » ]
"With a perfectly weighted mouth feel, balanced by a refreshing acidity to cleanse the palate, this wine is both complex and crisp. The Chardonnay was barrel fermented," said Winemaker Karl Wente. [... more » ]
"The best players in the world have discovered that putting the Epoch in play is the quickest and easiest way to improve distance and accuracy off the tee," said Evolve Golf Founder and CEO, B.J. Maloy. [... more » ]
"I changed my driver a month and a half ago to the VR," said Pettersson after he secured his fourth PGA Tour victory of his career. "Yeah, the key to winning here was driving -- putting it in play." [... more » ]
"We take great pride in the success we're experiencing on tour. Every week a host of professionals rely on our putters to navigate the demanding greens they face," said STX Director of Golf Steve Henneman. [... more » ]
"We selected Private Club Associates because of their previous excellent work," said Rick Nekoroski, Senior Vice President of Capmark Bank's Golf and Hotel Finance Group. [... more » ]
"Canadians are very passionate about their golf and we are pleased to expand into Canada's tremendous golf market," said GolfTEC Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Joe Assell. [... more » ]
When you think of Sicily, golf probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind, but it is, in fact, home to one of Europe’s premier golf resorts, the new Verdura Golf & Spa Resort. Located on Sicily’s southwest coast, the Italian resort has 45 holes of golf, all designed by golf course architect Kyle Phillips, whose credits also include Kingsbarns Links near St. Andrews, Scotland. [... more » ]
Just up this morning is a column I've written on a potential trend in golf: 18-hole clubs selling off a few holes for development and running a shortened layout of just 12-14 holes. Ever since I began thinking about the article, I've been considering some city courses I’ve played in the past that are in prime urban locations but aren’t maximizing the land they're on. [... more » ]