Golf News for Friday, August 6, 2010
"The PGA of America and Jack Nicklaus are proud that the Nicklaus/PGA Teaching Grants continue to impact new groups of young people throughout this country," said PGA of America President Jim Remy. [... more » ]
"With a new generation of Members coming into our Clubs we need to be sure we can identify with them and communicate in their channels," said President and CEO of Private Club Marketing Zack Bates. [... more » ]
"59 is a magical number on the golf course, so it's very gratifying that both golfers who made history in 2010 were outfitted in Softspikes," said John Hohman, VP of Marketing, PrideSports. [... more » ]
"The MT-28 V5 Wedge continues to be a tour favorite," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. The classically designed MT-28 V5 Wedge features the signature Fourteen "reverse taper design." [... more » ]
"This year's debut success for the Project X graphite line has been a phenomenal testament to the superior performance characteristics of these shafts," said Craig Nichols, PGA Tour Representative for True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"It is a privilege to partner with someone who is not only impassioned by the game of golf, but also in creating change for his community," said Joe Borgenicht, CEO of rulegolf. [... more » ]
"Having this sort of success on the professional Tours around the world is an incredible bonus to what has already been a banner year," said Shane Carlisle, co-founder of Tour Sticks. [... more » ]
The packages include golf selected from among these award-winning courses — Kilmarlic Golf Club, Sea Scape Golf Links, Nags Head Golf Links, The Currituck Club, The Pointe Golf Club and The Carolina Club. [... more » ]
"Albrecht's marketing and sponsorship expertise, combined with his extensive knowledge of the golf industry, will expand the reach and potential of the NKF Cadillac Golf Classic," said Bill Cella, National Kidney Foundation Chairman. [... more » ]
Now that the oil leak in the Gulf has been capped, golf facilities and resorts along the coast are looking to rebound. I just filed a story on how Gulf Coast golf course operators really want your business. The golf courses themselves were never affected, but public perception of the situation caused vacationers to choose other destinations. The bottom line is there might never be a better time to check out some of the great golf on the Gulf Coast. [... more » ]
Butch Harmon was in town to celebrate the opening of his first golf school in the Midwest, but it seemed more like he was in town for a buddies trip. He was just one of the guys, telling jokes not fit for print, handing out free tips at the range before golf and sharing stories from his career that spans teaching Greg Norman, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Fred Couples and more. [... more » ]