Golf News for Monday, April 18, 2011
"GolfNow continues to gain popularity with course operators who need cost-effective ways to market their courses and fill their tee sheets, as well as with golfers who want convenience and options when it comes to their golf experience," said Gene Pizzolato, chief operating officer, Golf Channel New Media Ventures. [... more » ]
As the PGA TOUR heads to Hilton Head, S.C. this week for The Heritage, Morning Drive will have a South Carolina flair, when University of South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier, South Carolina governor Nikki Haley, two-time Heritage champion Boo Weekley, PGA TOUR professional Dustin Johnson, musician Edwin McCain and actress Catherine Bell join hosts Erik Kuselias and Gary Williams. [... more » ]
"We're encouraging golfers to play the course before the LPGA Futures Tour arrives in late June," said Sweetgrass CEO Tom McChesney. "The nuances of the course make it a great challenge and a fun round." [... more » ]
"We expect the new course will put Ballyneal in the category of Royal Melbourne and Winged Foot with respect to the best 36-hole private clubs in the world," said Ballyneal founder Rupert O'Neal. [... more » ]
"Our R&D team is always testing new materials to ensure that we are providing golfers with the maximum protection for their clubs while traveling," said Craig Ramsbottom., President, Dynamic Brands. [... more » ]
"It is our pleasure to provide a PuttingShark for the lucky winner at the Haggin Oaks Golf Expo," said Jay Russo, managing director of P3ProSwing, an award-winning golf-swing analyzer, instructional aid and simulator. [... more » ]
"With Earth Day coming up on April 22, we wanted to make it easier and more affordable than ever for people to get their hands on these products," said co-owner Chip Burley. [... more » ]
"Many communities, service clubs, companies and charitable organizations sponsor summer golf tournaments," said Dorothy Benson, sales and marketing manager. "We are reaching out to them." [... more » ]
"PGA Catalunya has established itself as one of the best golf destinations in Europe and we can offer unrivalled quality and value," said Miguel Girbes, Golf Manager at PGA Catalunya Resort. [... more » ]
"So many of us pitched in to make this happen because we believe in the Habitat mission," said Bill Lentz, chairman of the event and longtime member of Shadow Wood Country Club. [... more » ]
On the night before the Wednesday practice round at the Masters. We had decided to head out and check out the "scene" on Washington Road. After hitting all the spots in town, including the country bar with the mechanical bull, the Hooters and or our final stop at Somewhere in Augusta, I woke up at 7 a.m. the next day hurting bad. But alas! I finally got to try out a couple of these hangover-curing suckers. [... more » ]
The McConnell Golf Trail in the Carolinas is very different from other golf trails like the New York Golf Trail, the Waccamaw Golf Trail in South Carolina and the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Alabama. Whereas these are made up of courses open to the public and often grouped into affordable packages, the McConnell Golf Trail is a prestigious a collection of superb private courses. [... more » ]