Golf News for Thursday, December 22, 2011
The Arizona Grand Golf Course, which has earned four-star "Best Places to Play" honors from Golf Digest, is this week's featured facility at, the leading site for anyone planning to play golf in Arizona. [... more » ]
"I'm thrilled to win the Rookie of the Year," Keegan Bradley said. "It was a main goal of mine to start the year and it's a huge honor. I look forward to getting back out there and being a little more consistent, keep contending in tournaments and try to win every time I tee it up. I've recently switched to a new driver, the best one I've ever played, as well as adding some forged wedges for more feel around the greens." [... more » ]
"We are extremely happy with the early sales of the RM-11 Wedge," Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda said. "It sold well into retail and is selling through at a positive rate. We contribute this success to the company's reputation as a wedge authority and for the awareness it has gained on the PGA Tour. In addition, people are still looking for a wedge that conforms to the new USGA rules and provides spin." [... more » ]
"We are delighted to have Jacobsen on board as both a Turf Equipment Supplier to PGA Golf Properties and as a Supporting Sponsor of the PGA Winter Championships," said PGA President Allen Wronwoski. "Jacobsen is widely regarded for engineering state-of-the-art, top-quality turfgrass equipment products to meet the high expectations of today's PGA staffed facilities, which is reflective of the type of premier golf experience that we will proudly showcase at PGA Golf Properties." [... more » ]
"We're pleased to welcome one of golf's iconic brands to this important industry gathering. Cutter & Buck has been a longtime supporter of the PGA Golf Professional and is a great fit for this key conference," said Kirk Pagenkopf, president and publisher, PGA Magazine. [... more » ]
The Makena Beach & Golf Resort Unlimited Golf Package allows you to "stay and play" on Maui's sunny southern coast of Wailea-Makena and experience guestrooms/suites offering ocean/mountain views and amazing golf. The resort is listed in TRAVEL & LEISURE's 2011 World's 500 Best Hotels and ranked in Golf Digest's top 75 Best Golf Resorts in North America. [... more » ]
"We wanted to start off the new year with a bang," said Kevin McKinley, Treetops Director of Golf. "Guess you might say our Golf Show offer is a big bang for no bucks." [... more » ]
"To receive praise from my fellow professionals and from the members of my home club (Elkridge Club), is a great feeling," said David Hutsell, PGA director of instruction at Elkridge Club in Baltimore, Md. "To hold down a job and try to be competitive in events is not easy. It is a lot to manage a job and a family, and then go out and compete. You have to have a supportive family to do that." [... more » ]
"I am humbled to receive this award, an honor I share with our entire staff at Sevillano Links," stated PGA Head Golf Professional Ron Kuwata. "Reaching out to the community is a great part of our mission, and we do so by providing quality golf programs for local golfers as well as for our resort stay-and-play guests." [... more » ]
"Recognized as America's Golf Club for providing a superior in-store retail experience, our new website was created on a more sophisticated platform, with easier navigation and more functionality, to help us deliver that same exceptional experience for consumers who prefer to shop online," said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf Shops. [... more » ]
"Community Blood Bank has been a beneficiary of the Humana Challenge since it was established in 1972, and we feel very fortunate to be charitable partners," said Nicu Cocione, center director of Community Blood Bank in Rancho Mirage. "We hope this year's tournament will attract many new donors who want to make a difference in our community this holiday season and help save lives." [... more » ]