Golf News for Friday, January 21, 2011
Three courses in the Quad Cities region - Swan Creek Golf Club in Avon, Ill. and Eagle Ridge Resort's North and South Courses in Galena, Ill. - headline last week's roster of 25 courses that joined Golf Channel's online platform, GolfNow.com. The courses join the more than 2,500 golf courses throughout North America using GolfNow.com, the Internet's largest and most comprehensive tee-time booking service. [... more » ]
"Yas Links is a beautiful layout, it hasn't been open very long but it's in really great shape. It can get tough when the wind blows hard and the greens are also very sloping so they too can be quite tricky," said Goosen. [... more » ]
"Adding to our ever-growing list of awards and acclaim, we're once again thrilled to be named the top modern course in Wales," said Dylan Matthews, Chief Executive of Celtic Manor. [... more » ]
Natalie Gulbis will speak on Thursday at the International Network of Golf (ING) Media Reception and Happy Hour, on behalf of sponsor TaylorMade-adidas Golf. The Happy Hour runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. [... more » ]
"We are so confident in the performance of our new Refiner® Pro Graphite Driver that we decided to throw down a challenge to our competition," said Greg Shoman, Vice President of Marketing/CBO, SKLZ. [... more » ]
With Kibo Wear, golfers will find a new world of exclusively designed shirts that can compete with the coolest of casual shirts. Golfers take heart; you are just about to experience a major makeover. [... more » ]
"We've been delighted to work with Iconic Sport," said Mark Wishner, President of the Sun SafeTee Program which Iconic is a formal sponsor of. "They're clearly at the forefront of sun protection." [... more » ]
"We have received remarkable interest in the products over the last several months and we look forward to delivering the highest quality, service and product versatility," said Peter Dalton, CEO, ProQuip USA. [... more » ]
"This looks to be another exciting PGA Merchandise Show for us," said Steve Mann, founder, president and CEO of Dawgs Golf. "Both our golf and before-and-after-golf footwear lines have been very well received." [... more » ]
"The PGA Merchandise Show provides an excellent opportunity to showoff the Keiser University College of Golf's facilities and educational opportunities," said Dr. Eric Wilson, VP of Keiser University College of Golf. [... more » ]
"Golfers are fortunate when they choose a stay and play experience at Sevillano Links," said Senior Marketing Director Kate Grissom. "Besides plenty of quality golf, resort guests have every amenity." [... more » ]
"It's more about what the Club and its members are willing to do, and this award is a testament to the fact that Spring Island is dedicated to growing the game of golf," said Sampson. [... more » ]
With the annual PGA Merchandise Show coming to Orlando, Fla., next week, it got me thinking about the many golf outings conducted there over the years with visiting golf pros, attendees and exhibitors. [... more » ]