Golf News for Tuesday, December 20, 2011
"To minimize the loss of ball spin and control for the recreational golfer with the new groove ruling, we made significant changes to our business model by adding the 'SG'™ line of non-conforming irons and wedges," said Lee Miller, Feel Golf's CEO. "Ultimately, we believe the smaller grooves hurt the typical recreational player far more than the Tour player." [... more » ]
"These irons provide the ultimate combination for the athletic golfer," Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda said. "They are easy to hit and control. Players with high swing speeds will enjoy their stability as well as consistency. We invite those with an aggressive swing who are attending the PGA Show or Demo Day to try them." [... more » ]
"J.J. had a fantastic year out on the Nationwide Tour and he is very deserving of this recognition from his peers," said Greg Hopkins, CEO of Cleveland® Golf/Srixon® - U.S.A. "Eight of our Nationwide staffers, who have earned a total of ten wins this season, are moving up to the PGA TOUR next year. With that being said, when you get nominated Player of the Year out of a class like this one, it's quite an accomplishment." [... more » ]
"We're very excited to collaborate with the PGA of America in providing PGA professionals with continuing education," said Bill Lange, global distribution sales manager for True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
Johnny Miller and Sir Nick Faldo, who share eight major championship titles and are the two preeminent names in golf television today, will work an entire tournament together as co-analysts for the first time at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, Jan. 6-9, the PGA TOUR’s 2012 season kick off exclusively on Golf Channel. [... more » ]
Troon is excited to announce that Lookout Mountain Golf Club in Phoenix, Arizona has joined the Troon Card program! This popular course has always been a favorite for local golfers, as well as guests staying at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort. [... more » ]
"Year in and year out, the event has proven to be a great place for players to start their season and go on to experience great success," Humana Challenge Tournament Chairman Larry Thiel said. "This January's Humana Challenge will be a wonderful opportunity for golf fans in Southern California and national and international TV viewers to get an early look at the talent that will be making headlines in 2012." [... more » ]
For the first time in ADT Skills Challenge history two women, Annika Sorenstam and Morgan Pressel, will form a team to compete with male counterparts in the battle for gender pride and prize money. [... more » ]
Enjoy unlimited golf and legendary dining at the new Waldorf Astoria Orlando from only $279/night. The Rees Jones-designed Championship Golf Course and hotel is surrounded on three sides by Walt Disney World Resort with complimentary private transportation to the parks. [... more » ]
"Our 2012 line of headwear is the most complete line in our company history," said Jeff Waller, national sales manager. "We have eight categories of caps with the performance category showing the biggest growth. The fabrics used in the performance category are breathable, lightweight and moisture wicking, giving golfers' more than just protection from the sun but also keeping them cool and dry." [... more » ]
"Indoor golf practice and play are essential and much appreciated in Canada," said Jay Russo, managing partner of P3ProSwing. "P3ProSwing is glad to provide the accurate technology needed by academies and university golf programs throughout Canada and around the world." [... more » ]