Golf News for Monday, February 14, 2011
This week on Morning Drive, World No. 2 Martin Kaymer, Northern Trust Open executive director Jerry West, LPGA Tour professional Cristie Kerr, NASCAR’s Michael Waltrip and Elliott Sadler and CNBC’s Darren Rovell headline the roster of guests scheduled to join hosts Erik Kuselias and Gary Williams. [... more » ]
Twenty-seven golf courses throughout the country joined's online tee-time platform this past week, with four courses in Pennsylvania, Florida and North Carolina leading the way. The courses join the more than 2,500 golf courses throughout North America using, the Internet's largest and most comprehensive tee-time booking service. [... more » ]
"Wimbledon Park Golf Club has a rich and colourful history and is a classic English parkland layout. Our plans are to review the current bunkering across the whole course," said TPL principal Tim Lobb. [... more » ]
"The PGA Show is an experience like no other in the golf industry, and our students took full advantage of the opportunity," said John McMurray, vice president of Keiser University College of Golf. [... more » ]
"This year's event will bring together some of the powerful and successful golf investors and developers of modern times," said Andrea Sartori, head of KPMG's Golf Advisory Practice in EMA. [... more » ]
"Charlie has the exact skills Miura needs," said Adam Barr, president of Miura. "In both consumer products and golf, he has shown a seasoned sensitivity to the needs of consumers and retail partners." [... more » ]
"Being chosen as the supplier of staff and volunteer uniforms for the Travelers Championship for 16 straight years is a very big deal," said Ron McPherson, President and CEO of Antigua. [... more » ]
"Congratulations to Yas Links on its awards. This is the fourth year we have organised them, and this is the first time one golf cub has won four or more accolades," said Ben Jacobs, Editor of Middle East Golfer. [... more » ]
"These are exciting times for the golf academy. Tom has been working extremely hard with Jon Shaw from the City Schools Partnership," said Nick Birch, Ramsdale Park Golf Centre General Manager. [... more » ]
"One of the main problems many promising golfers have is trying to make ends meet while they're trying to get their careers established," said Gerry Hammond, the founder and CEO of the XPS. [... more » ]
If you’re thinking about playing golf in Las Vegas this spring, you might want to consider staying at one the city’s newest resorts, the Aria Hotel and Casino located in CityCenter. Right now, if you book a minimum two-night stay, you can get discounts of up to 40 percent at any Walters Golf course in Las Vegas, which includes Desert Pines, Royal Links or Bali Hai. [... more » ]
I love the title of James Bartlett's new book, "Think like a Caddie, Play like a Pro." I guess I never really looked at golf like that, but I should. Caddies are analyzing yardages and wind directions and reading putts. They're giving their player the best opportunity to score well. Maybe if I thought more like a caddie I wouldn't make so many idiotic mistakes in decisions to pull clubs or try certain shots. [... more » ]
"The Legends Golf Package offers discerning golfers a best-in-class golf and hotel experience," said Mark Kendall, President of Kenmark Golf Management, operator of Half Moon Bay Golf Links. [... more » ]