Golf News for Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Golf Channel's strong viewership for the WGC-Accenture helped propel the network to its second most-watched February ever (15.3 million unique viewers). Through the first eight weeks of the 2011 season, viewership of the PGA TOUR on Golf Channel is up 59 percent over last year. [... more » ]
"Men and women may diverge when it comes to the golf swing," said Publisher and Editorial Director Susan Fornoff. "What women really seem to need is more strength, more stability and better balance." [... more » ]
Shingle Creek Golf Club, the David Harman design that was listed among the "Top 40 Best New Golf Courses in the U.S." by Golfweek upon opening in 2005, is this week's featured golf course at OrlandoGolf.com, the leading site for anyone planning to play golf in Orlando. [... more » ]
"Pound Ridge Golf Club is a world-class golf destination and our hotel partners provide a broad spectrum of accommodation options for leisure and business travelers," said Pound Ridge owner Ken Wang. [... more » ]
Forty-five golf courses across the country joined GolfNow.com's online tee-time platform last week, joining more than 2,600 golf courses throughout North America already using the service. This week's additions mark the second largest single week sign up record for the site - set the previous week - when 50 courses joined the Internet's largest and most comprehensive tee-time booking service. [... more » ]
"We recognise the importance of bringing together our members, whether it's through regional meetings, retail advice meetings, golf days or The Golf Show," said Eddie Reid, TGI Golf Managing Director. [... more » ]
"We are enjoying a collaborative relationship with Arrive Golf Group and look forward to a long and prosperous union," said James McCumber, President & CEO of Impact Master. [... more » ]
"To thrive at this level, players must be confident that their equipment works to perfectly compliment their games," said Robb Schikner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for UST Mamiya. [... more » ]
"Dynamic Gold has won more events than all other shafts combined, but that never lessens the excitement for us in winning on the professional tours," said Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"Aldila has developed three patented shaft design technologies that continue to prove themselves week after week on the PGA Tour," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. [... more » ]
"We were ecstatic to see Martin wearing Buff this weekend at the Match Play championship," said Shirley Choi-Brunetti, Buff, Inc. VP and GM. "A Buff makes the perfect accessory." [... more » ]
"Marbas-crested shirts are already supplied to selected resorts and golf courses in the UK, Ireland and Middle East as well as in the USA," said Fabrizio Consoli, Marketing Director of Marbas. [... more » ]
Before the design team of Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw put their stamp on the new Pinehurst No. 2 restoration project, they had their hands on a brand new design nearby: the Dormie Club. While the course had a soft opening last year, it is now fully open just in time for the peak spring season in the North Carolina Sandhills. [... more » ]