Golf News for Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Headlining the Wegmans LPGA Championship field alongside Cristie Kerr include Yani Tseng, Stacy Lewis, Paula Creamer, Suzann Pettersen, Michelle Wie, Jiyai Shin, Ai Miyazato, Morgan Pressel and Karrie Webb. Also in the field this week is 16-year-old Alexis Thompson, who is competing on a sponsor’s exemption. [... more » ]
Thirteen golf courses across the country recently signed up to join Golf Channel's online tee-times website,, offering golfers the chance to book exclusive tee times through the site. The courses join the more than 3,100 golf courses throughout North America and Ireland using [... more » ]
"Our goal always is to enhance our customer-service experience, and we are glad to provide this new option as a result of customer requests," said Joshua Valliere, manager of Guaranteed Golf Balls. [... more » ]
"We felt confident that Rory would come back from Augusta. That is why we launched and budgeted for this US Open promotion. He is such a talented golfer," said Trion:Z CEO Toru Kamatari. [... more » ]
"The Majestic is one of the best locations in the Oakland County, Fieldstone is a top operation and I want to brand myself with the best facilities," Bob Krause said. [... more » ]
"It's the perfect time of year up here and the tournament is a great getaway for couples and their friends who love to golf and spend time in McCall," said Dan Scott, general manager of Whitetail Club. [... more » ]
With just 12 holes remaining in the chase for the Kodak Challenge $1 million, the season-long competition visits one of the PGA TOUR's most exciting holes, the driveable par 4 No. 15 at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, CT. Kodak Challenge leader, Bill Lunde is among a host of top Kodak contenders in the field this week at the Travelers Championship. [... more » ]
"Once a shaft is epoxied and fully cured into the QuikFit adapter, it can be interchanged with several other heads to show how the head works in a controlled manner," said Hireko Golf's Technical Director Jeff Summitt. [... more » ]
"We're humbled to join other world-famous landmarks like the Great Wall and Imperial Palace as 5A level tourist attractions," said Dr. Ken Chu, Executive Vice Chairman, Mission Hills Group. [... more » ]
"London Golf Club is set to position itself among the world's elite golf resorts and we plan to host major European Tour events in years to come," said George O'Grady, Chief Executive of The European Tour. [... more » ]
"At the same time we are able to raise funds for turfgrass research and scholarships both key to the future of the game and the turfcare industry," said Host Superintendent Terry Grasso. [... more » ]
Showing up to the first tee of Awarii Dunes was a shock compared to what I was used to with Engh: wild, windy, sandy, rugged and Irish-inspired, full of dunes, wispy grass and blind shots. Many greens played like fun houses: huge slopes several feet high that punish shots hit to the wrong tier. Some pins, in a three-club wind, seemed virtually unattainable. Members will have the advantage here big time. [... more » ]