Golf News for Friday, August 20, 2010
"Managing fine fescue takes a special set of agronomic skills. Dave Wienecke is a true specialist in this field. He is a wonderfully dedicated superintendent," said Mike Davis, USGA senior director of rules and competition. [... more » ]
"Pawleys Plantation is by far one of the finest properties in the Myrtle Beach area and boasts an outstanding championship golf course," said Jim Woodring, vice president of golf operations and marketing for the Myrtle Beach National Company. "The acquisition of this unique and scenic property just adds to the quality of the Myrtle Beach National Company's portfolio and we look forward to offering all of the outstanding amenities and golf facilities for everyone to experience for years to come." [... more » ]
"Antigua is one of the top apparel brands in the golf industry, and we are pleased to have them aboard the Golf Channel Am Tour team," said Gene Pizzolato, COO for Golf Channel New Media Ventures. [... more » ]
Kaymer's victory was the second in a major championship for the R9 SuperTri driver, following Paula Creamer's U.S. Women's Open win last month, and the first in a major championship for the Penta TP ball. [... more » ]
"Persistence has paid off for him and we are pleased that he has relied on the exceptional performance benefits of a Graphite Design," said Mr. Tak Yamada, VP of Sales & Marketing, Graphite Design. [... more » ]
"Capturing our ninth Top 10 of the year at a very tough Whistling Straits course is highly rewarding. This is now the third Top 10 finish in the past four weeks," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. [... more » ]
"We are thankful to Rusty, the PGA Tour Program and all the professionals who rely on Fourteen Golf equipment to play their best," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
"It's a work of art but also a fully functioning sporting gun hand-built to the very highest specifications," said Andrew Harvison, managing director of Holloway & Naughton, creator of the shotgun. [... more » ]
Crown Park Golf Course, a Robbie Byers-designed track in Longs, S.C. known for its pine forest seclusion and undulating TifEagle greens; and Tradition Golf Club, a Ron Garl design honored in 2000 as "Golf Course of the Year" by the South Carolina Golf Course Owners Association, make their first appearance on the "Myrtle Beach Golf Insider Top 25" in the newly released rankings for August 2010. [... more » ]
"We look forward to receiving Mr. Nicklaus's feedback on the Kauai Lagoons' renovation," said Kaua'i Lagoons Director of Golf Scott Ashworth, PGA. "Mr. Nicklaus's design portfolio speaks for itself." [... more » ]
"Thanks to our outstanding maintenance team, our members and guests will notice a much better putting surface, as well as an improved overall golf experience," said River Landing Head Professional Larry George. [... more » ]
Ever since I first visited Chambers Bay in May 2009, I’ve heard the same rumor repeatedly: That the USGA was considering pulling the plug on the Open. Critics whispered to me that the course, albeit a visual stunner, just didn’t deserve to host our nation’s most prestigious event. After visiting Chambers Bay last month - my third site visit in the last 18 months - I share almost none of these concerns. [... more » ]