Golf News for Friday, February 25, 2011
Johnny Miller and Nick Faldo - along with fellow analysts Roger Maltbie (NBC Sports) and Brandel Chamblee (Golf Channel) - will participate in a panel discussion moderated by NBC Sports' commentator Dan Hicks, which will focus on the important issues surrounding the game today. Golf Channel's Frank Nobilo also will participate in the program. [... more » ]
"J.D. is an ideal spokesperson and ambassador for this line - he is a blue collar guy and can identify with the average Joes who hit the links," said Dan Walker, President, Provident Merchandise Sourcing. [... more » ]
"We wanted to harness the most incredible part of this game, and give every golfer the chance to experience that feeling of putting for the win," said John Driscoll, who founded the company. [... more » ]
"The golfing audience in Scotland is second to none and last year they were hugely supportive when I set the world record. I'm planning a few special things for them again this year," said David. [... more » ]
"Marry a lighter weight head to a lighter and longer length shaft which further reduces the overall weight of the club for an even faster clubhead speed," said Hireko Golf Technical Director Jeff Summitt. [... more » ]
"Our new Tour AD DJ shaft has only been on the market for a couple of weeks and it's already proving itself on the Tours with this Champions Tour victory," said Tak Yamada, VP of Sales & Marketing, Graphite Design. [... more » ]
"This is simply a better way to pack - one that's inspired by the needs PGA Tour pros who are among the most frequent travelers on the planet," said Club Glove company founder Jeff Herold. [... more » ]
In Golf Digest's 60th Anniversary issue published this past November they included Royal New Kent as one of the country's most important designs putting them in elite company. [... more » ]
"Josh is an extremely talented player and has a great future ahead of him, I'm sure he'll score a few more aces in his time," said Ben Rosser, PGA Professional, who coaches Josh. [... more » ]
"Butterfield Trail is a testament to the vision and teamwork that the El Paso International Airport has dedicated to the future of El Paso," said Val D'Souza, general manager of Butterfield Trail Golf Club. [... more » ]
"I've no doubt that if the East Course were located on the coast of Lancashire or Kent it would have hosted an Open Championship by now," said Nick Faldo, arguably England's greatest golfer. [... more » ]
Thousands of scholarships are available each year for female golfers through the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Since there are fewer girls playing the game, college recruiters have a smaller field to pull from, thus giving girls more of a chance. This is especially welcome with the cost for attending a public four-year university averaging around $7,000 and private universities $26,000. [... more » ]
Coronado's setting certainly has to be one of the more special settings for a muni out there. The drive in on the Coronado Bay Bridge from downtown San Diego to the mysterious little sliver of land is gorgeous at all angles. I just wish I was riding shotgun so I could take in the city and harbor views and cliffs to the north a little more without hurling over the side into the harbor ala poor little Baxter in "Anchorman." [... more » ]