Golf News for Friday, April 22, 2011
GolfNow.com has solidified its brand as the Internet’s largest and most comprehensive tee-time booking service after surpassing the 3,000 golf course mark by adding 74 new courses to the roster over the past two weeks. More than 500 courses have joined GolfNow.com in 2011, approximately five every day. [... more » ]
“Every once in a while, a cause resonates so profoundly that we need to respond,” Ernie Els said. “Autism is such a cause for me because I know first-hand what families go through. That’s why I’ve created the Els for Autism Golf Challenge to help raise funds for an autism Center of Excellence, the first of its kind in the world." [... more » ]
"We congratulate the winner on his first Tour victory in several years and we are pleased that he chose to play our Graphite Design Tour AD DI shaft," said Tak Yamada, VP of Sales & Marketing, Graphite Design. [... more » ]
Live music festivals featuring top-name performers, LPGA star visits, fishing and dining on local seafood provide the perfect combination for golfers traveling with their families. [... more » ]
"This new program allows golf buddies and families to play 14 rounds at a cost that's lower than a good seat at a major league ball park," said Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau CEO Carl Wilgus. [... more » ]
"I've had a number of chefs work for me in the past and Chef George is simply the best," said Mike Husby, General Manager of LochenHeath Golf Club. "George specializes in using fresh local ingredients." [... more » ]
"It's just a little bit of topical fun," said Mike O'Connell, Hoebridge Golf Centre Senior General Manager. "The youngsters love to have something fun to aim at during lessons with our expert PGA Professionals!" [... more » ]
"Our Easter Coaching Camps have proved extremely popular with children of all ages coming along and learning about golf," said Russell Stebbings, Wycombe Heights Golf Centre General Manager. [... more » ]
"We are honored to have such a historic venue like Medinah as the setting for our primary fund raiser of 2011," said founder and interim executive director Mark Slaby of the Illinois Patriot Education Fund. [... more » ]
Here's a suggestion: If you're on a Las Vegas golf trip and you find you're going to be playing on a really windy day, check out Desert Pines Golf Club. It isn't far from the action on the Strip and it has something most Vegas courses don't have - lots of tall Carolina Pines. [... more » ]