Golf News for Friday, December 2, 2011
"We're proud of this record month but we're more proud that, at a time of year when people have traditionally turned their attention elsewhere, golf in the fall is more popular than ever,” said Golf Channel President Mike McCarley. [... more » ]
“We’re thrilled to bring these legendary golfers into the living rooms of golf fans and provide them with inside access to knowledge from some of the game’s best,” said Tom Stathakes, Golf Channel senior vice president of programming, production and operations. “7 Nights at the Academy is an opportunity for us to treat our viewers this holiday season to something very special.” [... more » ]
"SureFit technology provided a quantum leap with regards to how precisely we can dial in optimal launch conditions and ball flight for individual golfers," said Steve Pelisek, General Manager, Titleist Golf Clubs. [... more » ]
"I am excited to join the Nike Golf family as a professional athlete," said Russell Henley. "Playing with Nike Golf equipment throughout college, I am anxious to begin my professional career with a brand that I know and trust." [... more » ]
Enjoy three rounds of golf and two nights at the Manor Inn of Pinehurst. Just $355 per person includes three rounds of golf at Pinehurst No. 5, Tobacco Road and Pine Needles with two nights accommodations. This rate includes all cart fees, green fees, lodging and tax, and is based on double occupancy. [... more » ]
"Since Scotland was awarded the staging of The Ryder Cup ten years ago, we have all been looking forward to visiting Gleneagles in 2014," said Richard Hills, European Ryder Cup Director. [... more » ]
Bob Sowards of Dublin, Ohio, said he didn't miss a shot the first 14 holes, but he still had to hold on to earn his first victory, Nov. 28, in the PGA Tournament Series. A teaching professional at New Albany (Ohio) Country Club, Sowards, 43, finished double bogey-par-birdie-bogey for 66-135 on the Dye Course at PGA Golf Club. [... more » ]
"As a member of two outstanding organizations - the PGA and GCAA - to be recognized as the recipient is truly a great honor," said Bermel. "Labron Harris paved the way for us as golf coaches." [... more » ]
"We're pleased to mark the 10th anniversary of the PGA Merchandise Show Outdoor Demo Day with all of the top equipment companies," said PGA Golf Exhibitions Vice President John McGeary. [... more » ]
"It is a win-win situation for both companies. Mission Hills prides itself on offering world-class golf and hospitality facilities," said Dr. Ken Chu, Chairman and CEO of Mission Hills Group. "By combining our areas of expertise, we will provide the ultimate high-end golf and holiday experience." [... more » ]
"This is an incredible metamorphosis for a company that started in my basement and has grown into a true force due to some real persistence," said Stephen Boccieri, President and CEO of Boccieri Golf. [... more » ]
"SPC Burris and his family are truly an inspiration and extremely deserving of this scholarship," said Joe Gomes, Director of Communications, Acushnet Company. "Pinnacle is proud to support our local community." [... more » ]