Golf News for Thursday, April 21, 2011
"The Hottest Shafts In Golf" captured the wood and hybrid shaft manufacturer counts at the Valero Texas Open making it 13 out of 14 weeks that Aldila has won both shaft counts on the PGA Tour. [... more » ]
"The PGA of America is the longest partner of the EWGA and instrumental in our 20-year history," said Pam Swensen, CEO of the EWGA. " It is so fitting to salute and thank The PGA of America." [... more » ]
"Like a great golf course, this publication takes the reader on a journey that can be discovered and rediscovered over and over again throughout its 18 chapters," said co-author Paul Skellett. [... more » ]
"The European Tour's presence in the region will continue as local players are developed and more people take up the game," said the European Tour's Chief Executive, George O'Grady. [... more » ]
"Whether players are dusting off their golf clubs or picking up the sport for the very first time, provides everything they need," said Brad Wolansky, CEO of - The Golf Warehouse. [... more » ]
"We are very excited to partner with the GCAA to deliver our message on the importance of sun protection for men's college golf coaches," said Mark Wishner, President and Founder of the Sun SafeTee Program. [... more » ]
"We think the Ageas Corporate Golf League is going to be a big hit and has the potential to become a major annual sports tournament," said Rajah Chaudhry, Director, City Links Golf Lounge. [... more » ]
"The London Irish team could not have been more welcoming," said Gill Fee, Burhill Golf Club Sales and Marketing Manarge. "They were all happy to answer questions from the boys and ask plenty of their own, too." [... more » ]
"Junior golf is truly a bright spot in the golf industry, we are pleased to be able to support and cultivate so many juniors in terms of their golf goals and aspirations," said John Fechter, President of the Tour Academy. [... more » ]
Monday I pointed out ten observations and quibbles about the new Golf Digest 2011-2012 Top 100 Public Golf Course Rankings. I'm back for part two: The five best courses I've played in the U.S. that weren't ranked. Why such a counter offensive? Well, I’ve met too many golfers who take these Top 100 lists too literally and go out of their way to play as many as they can. [... more » ]
It's been a year since an explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig killed 11 workers and released nearly 5 million barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Not only did it affect the coastline, but it devastated tourism along the Gulf Coast as well. Now, though, if you visit here, play golf, go fishing or go to the beach, you'd be hard-pressed to find evidence of the spill. [... more » ]