Golf News for Friday, January 7, 2011
"The City of Palm Desert has always been proud of Desert Willow Golf Resort as a premier destination for world class golf. These improvements will also make Desert Willow Golf Resort one of the area's finest venues for dining and special events," said Palm Desert Mayor Jean Benson. "The views and the ambiance on the Lakeview Terrace are truly spectacular." [... more » ]
Defending Bob Hope Classic champion Bill Haas, leading 2010 PGA TOUR money winner Matt Kuchar, 2009 British Open champion Stewart Cink as well as Charley Hoffman have submitted early commitments. [... more » ]
"We're truly appreciative of the important role that volunteers play," said Dennis Baggett, the Kia Classic's tournament director. "I would strongly encourage anyone who has never volunteered at a golf tournament to give it a try." [... more » ]
"Jeff is an extremely talented player who is an ideal fit for our staff," said Greg Hopkins, CEO of Cleveland Golf/Srixon. "It's always exciting for us to have a rising star, playing the best golf of his young career." [... more » ]
"I had a lot of success last year and that led to some great new opportunities in terms of my equipment," said McDowell. "When it came to footwear, partnering with ECCO was the best choice." [... more » ]
With the 2011 PGA TOUR season kicking off today in Hawaii, Golf Channel is giving viewers the opportunity to win one of three 2011 Hyundai Equus and other valuable prizes by tuning in to the tournament telecasts of the first three PGA TOUR events – the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, the Sony Open in Hawaii and the Bob Hope Classic. [... more » ]
"We are excited to host this inaugural event, which gives St Kitts & Nevis the opportunity to showcase our two world-class," said Senator Ricky Skerritt, Minister of Tourism & International Transport. [... more » ]
"The positive value of this MCO network was re-confirmed by participants at this year's gathering," said Lodewijk Klootwijk, Director of the European Golf Course Owners Association. [... more » ]
Inspired by Nike Golf Athlete Michelle Wie, the Nike Air Embellish provides essential midfoot stability with the adjustable saddle pieces. Underfoot, golfers will experience more natural motion and power. [... more » ]
"We strive to provide our members and customers with a wide selection of high-end equipment, apparel and accessories complemented by outstanding customer service," said Archie Cart, GM, Lake of Isles. [... more » ]
If all my recent posts about sunny golf on Maui have you sufficiently bored, here's something from the chilly side of the golf travel spectrum: The 20th Annual Ice Tee Tournament on Lake Wallenpaupack. The event takes place Jan. 30 in Hawley, Pa., near Scranton and about a two hour's drive from New York City. [... more » ]
The PGA Tour threw its first pitch Thursday, and while it's not exactly Yankees-Red Sox, the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Resort on Maui in Hawaii is a welcome sight. Before you know it, we'll be picking our players in the Masters pool, debating again whether Tiger Woods will break Jack Nicklaus' majors record and trying to identify the next young phenom. [... more » ]