Golf News for Thursday, June 9, 2011
Under terms of the agreement, Active Golf, a division of Active Network, will provide an electronic tee sheet interface to the GolfNow online reservation system, adding significant new opportunities for courses to market tee times to golfers. "This partnership offers unmatched exposure and marketing opportunities for participating courses," said Ron Ward, general manager of Active Network, Golf. [... more » ]
"The metro DC area is a hotbed for golfers and we're proud to open our first retail location to help golfers enjoy the game more," said Marty Hanaka, president and CEO of Golfsmith. [... more » ]
"Visitors to our web site will find more information about wedges than anywhere else, as well as detailed information on our unparalleled scoring technology," said Terry Koehler, President of Eidolon Golf. [... more » ]
"I am excited to be starting the webcasts," said Sorenstam. "This is a way for me to continue to share my passions with my fans. I am looking forward to the live interaction that the webcasts will offer." [... more » ]
"I would like to congratulate the winner of the ShopRite LPGA Classic on her outstanding play highlighted by her dramatic birdie finish on the 18th hole," said Patrick Le Vine, founder of the Players Towel. [... more » ]
"We at the Golf Coaches Association of America very much appreciate the involvement and support of Sundog Eyewear," said Gregg Grost, CEO of the Golf Coaches Association of America. [... more » ]
"The renovation and redesign will provide a course that not only challenges low handicappers but also allows players of all levels to enjoy the golfing experience," said Roger Pressman, chairperson of the Boca Grove Green Committee. [... more » ]
"The Memorial Tournament has a great history and this is the third year in a row we've finished in the Top 10 there, so our SteelFiber shafts are creating quite a history there too," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. [... more » ]
"From the day we stepped foot on the property, we knew that Grand Cypress was the perfect venue for our THP Golf Outing and Demo Day," said Company Relations Executive Morgan Babbitt. [... more » ]
"This conference offers a great educational opportunity for us to tap into the extensive knowledge and experience of our colleagues within the CMAE network," said Tamas Revesz, President of the HCMA. [... more » ]
"The event was fantastically well supported and drew a record field of ladies representing clubs from across Buckinghamshire," said Russell Stebbings, Wycombe Heights General Manager. [... more » ]
After his performance at the NCAA, Patrick Cantlay must be a lock for the U.S. Walker Cup team. This kid was the college player of the year and, if memory serves, a semi-finalist in the US Amateur last August. He also qualified at Columbus for the US Open, with rounds of 65-70, essentially against a PGA Tour field. Here are my other sure things ... [... more » ]