Golf News for Friday, January 28, 2011
Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. in 1971, the Makai Golf Club at The St. Regis Princeville Resort reopened in early 2010 after an extensive 14-month renovation under Jones' direction. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to welcome Golf Academy of America to our public relations efforts," said Scott Brandon, president of The Brandon Agency. "While The Brandon Agency handles a variety of clients, our name is synonymous with golf and has been for more than 50 years." [... more » ]
"It is very exciting to team with a Company that has proven its quality and innovation in the industry for more than 27 years," said Doug Hamilton, President of Sundog Sport Eyewear USA. [... more » ]
"As businesses continue to scrutinize expenditures, golf courses around the globe benefit from our competitively priced, high-quality products," said Pat Yarbrough, company Vice President. [... more » ]
Four courses in the Pittsburgh area -- The Club at Blackthorne in Jeannette, Pa. Cherry Wood Golf Course in Apollo, Pa., 7 Springs Golf Course in Elizabeth Township, Pa., and Three Lakes Golf Club in Pittsburgh -- headline last week's roster of 18 courses that joined Golf Channel's online platform,, offering golfers the chance to book exclusive tee times through the web site. [... more » ]
Record-setting tournament ratings have highlighted the start of the new year for Golf Channel, marked by the highest PGA TOUR season opener ever on the network and double digit increases for entire events. [... more » ]
The Golf Ball Broom "was created to minimize, if not eliminate completely, the back bending required to pick up golf balls. It is incredibly easy to roll around the range, gathering golf balls." [... more » ]
"As the walking cart market continues to grow, we are committed to providing our customers with multiple innovative carts," said Craig Ramsbottom, President, Dynamic Brands-Golf Division. [... more » ]
"The interest and attraction of Yas Links and what it has to offer is forever growing, with more and more people," said Chris White, General Manager of Aldar Golf, developers of Yas Links. [... more » ]
"The Hot List Special Issue is life-sized and interactive," said Golf Digest chairman Jerry Tarde. "Users can see and 'touch' all medal winning clubs, listen to drivers being hit, watch balls rise out of a bunker." [... more » ]
"I diligently apply sunscreen before hitting the golf course. The SmartShield partnership just makes sense; the product gives me great coverage with no greasy residue," said Sabbatini. [... more » ]
When news first came out on LPGA's new Founders Cup, it seemed like a good idea to help market the LPGA players as a group of selfless gals, far more personal and charitable than some of the PGA Tour robots who show up, finish 83rd and collect a check larger than our annual salaries. But I also assumed the Founder's Cup sponsor R.R. Donnelley was chipping in full boat. [... more » ]