Golf News for Friday, April 29, 2011
Twenty golf courses across the country signed up to join Golf Channel's online platform, GolfNow.com, this week, offering golfers the chance to book exclusive tee times through the web site. The courses join the more than 3,000 golf courses throughout North America using GolfNow.com, the Internet's largest and most comprehensive tee-time booking service. [... more » ]
"The Metro DC area is a hotbed for golfers and a key reason for our entry into this market," said Golfsmith President and CEO Marty Hanaka. "Our DC area customers are in for a treat." [... more » ]
"We look forward to sharing its fascinating back story, groundbreaking design concepts, and host of new player programs and rates with Golf Fest attendees," said Jason Ekaireb, director of sales and marketing. [... more » ]
"The Academy of Golf further establishes Half Moon Bay Golf Links as one of the premier golf facilities in the state," said Bill Troyanoski, general manager of Half Moon Bay Golf Links. [... more » ]
"These students have come from all across the country to pursue professional careers in golf, and we are very proud," said Dr. Tom Creola, President of Keiser University, Port St. Lucie campus. [... more » ]
His crowning restoration achievement was the renovation of the French Lick Resort at an estimated cost of $500 million. The town has now quickly become one of the great golf destinations in the country. [... more » ]
"These bags were inspired by classic, timeless styling that appeals to women of all ages," said Murschell, founder and principal designer of keri golf. "The designs embody simplicity and elegance." [... more » ]
"We are anticipating significant interest in and excitement for trying out our gloves in our HIRZL tent and outdoor hitting bay," said Gary Sheppard, president of HIRZL, North America. [... more » ]
"To have the number one in the world wearing Druh, which is widely regarded as the number one belt on tour, is hugely exciting for us," said Simon Hurd, director of Druh Belts & Buckles. [... more » ]
Renowned as much for his love of fine wines and gourmet cuisine as he is for his prowess in golf, the Italian will be the consummate host for the Costantino Rocca Golf Clinic, which takes place on 15 and 16 July. [... more » ]
The great thing about Puerto Rico is that you don't need a passport, the currency is the dollar and pretty much everybody speaks English (for those of us who haven't followed through on Rosetta Stone). It's pretty easy to get there with direct flights from New York, Miami, Dallas and Houston, and getting around Puerto Rico, which is less than 100 miles wide, isn't too hard either. [... more » ]