Golf News for Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Fifteen golf courses across the country signed up to join Golf Channel's online platform, GolfNow.com, last week, offering golfers the chance to book exclusive tee times through the web site. The courses join the more than 3,100 golf courses throughout North America using GolfNow.com. [... more » ]
"The Distance Measuring Device category has become an important category," said Golf Datatech's Tom Stine. "Both GPS and laser devices were born out of practical technology that was adapted to golf." [... more » ]
"With our products and their proven abilities in the golf market in China, the Chinese people will now have the most realistic indoor golf experience available to them," said Bob Ryan, Chairman and CEO of aboutGolf. [... more » ]
Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell burst onto the world golf scene in 2010 with his win at the U.S. Open. On the eve of his title defense, Golf Channel will go behind the scenes of McDowell's whirlwind 2010-11 season to chronicle the life and career of Northern Ireland's native son in a special presentation, Being Graeme McDowell, premiering Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET. [... more » ]
Morning Drive, Golf Channel's morning show hosted by Erik Kuselias and Gary Williams, airs live Monday-Friday from 7-9 a.m. ET and re-airs Monday-Wednesday from 9-11 a.m. ET. Audio and video clips from each show are posted online daily, and Live audio for Morning Drive is streamed online. [... more » ]
"The last few weeks at Half Moon Bay Golf Links have been special, receiving recognition from Celebrated Living and Golf Digest," General Manager Bill Troyanoski said. "We are thrilled with the results." [... more » ]
"People think of golf as an 'old boy' sport but there are more and more women on the tees and greens these days and fashion matters to them," said Dressed 4 the Nines co-founder Lizabeth Goldberg . [... more » ]
"To be the Low PGA Club Professional in this Championship is quite an honor," said Skinner. "As PGA Club Professionals, there's great pride that we take and we look at this as being our Championship." [... more » ]
"The response we've had since the PGA Show has been incredible," said Rob Rigg, president of TRUE linkswear. "The TRUE tours have been in high demand and the retailer response has been fantastic." [... more » ]
"Frank Thomas has written the definitive book on the evolution of equipment as it pertains to the Rules of Golf," said Wally Uihlein, Chairman and CEO, Acushnet Company, manufacturer of the Titleist and FootJoy golf brands. [... more » ]
"We are looking forward to bringing our tournament to these five high quality golf courses in Palm Springs next year," said Golf Course Superintendents Association of America President Robert M. Randquist. [... more » ]
My caveman instincts kicked in and I took my $79 Odyssey mallet putter and hurled it, end-over-end. Wood cracked and I heard the shriek of a frightened crow. As my weapon hit the ground and the dust settled, the bird was long gone. But alas! My Snickers had fallen to the pine needles, unopened! 'This must be why Mark Zuckerberg kills the food he eats himself,' I thought. [... more » ]
This just in: Golf is a humbling game. The last three days at Turning Stone Resort Casino in central New York prove that. High winds, cold temperatures (for two days) and three very challenging golf courses combined to lighten my bag the last three days. I can’t remember the last time I lost this many golf balls, and this came on the heels of playing the Pete Dye Course at French Lick (Indiana). [... more » ]