Golf News for Monday, July 18, 2011
Morning Drive airs live Monday-Friday from 7-9 a.m. ET and re-airs Monday-Wednesday from 9-11 a.m. ET. Headlining this week's roster of guests include LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan, Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam and the Big Break Indian Wells series champion (Big Break Indian Wells finale airs Monday at 9 p.m. ET). [... more » ]
"We are extremely honored to have hosted a United States Congressman on campus to address our students," said Rich Iorio, campus director. "Our entire student body was thrilled to meet the congressman." [... more » ]
"We take pride in developing relationships that are productive, long lasting and most of all fun, much like the courses we design," said Robert McNeil, principal of the McNeil Design Collaborative. [... more » ]
"I have always admired Gary Player not only as an amazing golfer but a true gentleman and sportsman as well. I am delighted to have the chance to meet The World's Most Traveled Athlete," said Fred Finn. [... more » ]
Golfers have the lowest rate of sunglass use during their outdoor activity (19%) followed by runners (28%) and cyclists (29%). Walkers (72%) are the group that most consistently protects their eyes with sunglasses. [... more » ]
Robb Wade, Jennifer Wood, Mark Slawter, Robert Gerard and Ron Cooke, a diverse group of individuals with extensive golf industry experience, have been appointed to serve on the Foundation Board of Directors. [... more » ]
"Nebraska is among Golf Digest's top 10 golf states," said Christian Hornbaker, director of the Travel and Tourism Division. "And golf is already a $260 million business in Nebraska." [... more » ]
The theme of the celebration party is 'Vietnam tourism: professional service, memorable hospitality'. In addition a "golf tournament for the environment will be organised on the 30th July." [... more » ]
"I'm overwhelmed. I've achieved my target for the year to win this title and the support I've had, especially today, has been amazing," said Hermeston, who lives only twenty minutes from the tournament venue. [... more » ]
Spanish Peaks’ Tom Weiskopf-designed course, which opened in 2007, is a joy to play, with one spectacular view after another and perfectly conditioned fairways and greens. But the most important element of this experience isn’t the pristine layout; it’s the relatively untamed wilderness, a vantage point most Americans really never get to experience. [... more » ]