Golf News for Friday, March 18, 2011
"We are excited to enter our third full year of providing Metro area golfers with an upscale, daily fee golf alternative offering design and conditioning equal to the very best private clubs," says Todd Leavenworth, General Manager of Pound Ridge. "As our course has matured ... Pound Ridge has emerged as one of the true modern marvels of Dye's legendary portfolio." [... more » ]
"It's quite stressful when you shoot 60 on the opening day and everyone you see, they tell you, 'Oh, you are going to win. You're going to win,'" Price said. "You're only a third of the way through the tournament." [... more » ]
"This field is truly spectacular," said tournament director Dennis Baggett. "Nearly every top player in the world will be here, and we expect a tremendously competitive tournament because of that." [... more » ]
Improvements at Schenectady will begin in the fall with the development of functional solutions to the current drainage and irrigation systems and execution of a course wide tree management program. [... more » ]
"You talk about a hidden gem, this course wasn't listed in any book!" said Urbina, who had to do a great deal of research before taking on the project. "But when it's done, Paramount is going to open people's eyes." [... more » ]
"The St. Louis market was vastly underserved by retailers who offer the technology, products and expertise to empower everyone to play better, until now," said Golfsmith President and CEO Marty Hanaka. [... more » ]
"Our products have always done well in Europe and we're very excited to introduce golfers in the UK to the new line of full swing clubs," said Stephen Boccieri, President and CEO of Boccieri Golf. [... more » ]
"The world first came to know Gerina through her appearance on Golf Channel's Big Break Prince Edward Island," said Jesper Thuen, Marketing Manager, ECCO Golf. "We're all excited to watch her career reach new heights." [... more » ]
"Sunice is looking forward to our partnership with EWGA as a licensed vendor and the Official Rainwear Partner of the organization," said Howie Ellis, Executive VP of Sunice, Canada's No. 1 outerwear brand. [... more » ]
"The Ryder Cup Anniversary Challenge offers an exclusive opportunity for amateur golfers to closely mimic the atmosphere of golf's most venerated team competition," said Dylan Matthews, Chief Executive of Celtic Manor. [... more » ]
They've been brewing beers in Texas like Shiner practically as long as the Germans settled here. Wine however, is a relatively new passion. Today there are 215 wineries in the state compared to 46 in 2001. Westin La Cantera Resort Sommolier Steven Krueger has increaed the amount of Texas wines they carry at La Cantera's restaurants to around 40. [... more » ]