Golf News for Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Coming off the heels of one of the most-watched Big Break seasons in Big Break Indian Wells, Golf Channel's popular reality series will return for its 16th season this fall at historic K Club in Ireland, home of the 2006 Ryder Cup. [... more » ]
As champion of Big Break Indian Wells, David Byrne receives one of the largest prizes in Big Break series history - headlined by an invitation to compete in the 2012 Zurich Classic of New Orleans on the PGA TOUR and $70,000 in cash. [... more » ]
Trick shot maestro David Edwards secures his place at the Dubai World Championship in December for second consecutive year. One of the most successful trick shot artists in the world will again deliver top class entertainment to both the audience and the players. [... more » ]
"For the first time in golf history, golfers can specifically put together just the right set of precision scoring clubs that will deliver improved trajectories and better accuracy," said Terry Koehler President of SCOR Golf. [... more » ]
"It was a great experience and challenge to shoot Royal Lytham & St Annes," said Alexander. "The course offers a very stern test of golf which I wanted to capture in the images. The key was to get the right light." [... more » ]
"We are enormously proud to celebrate 100 years of golf at The Luffenham Heath Golf Club and have been delighted to share this special week with so many members, guests and visitors," said Club Captain John Edmond. [... more » ]
"Gee-Swing will give golfers the most accurate available measurement of clubhead velocity, and the exact points on the downswing at which the maximum speed was reached," said Peter Kimber, founder of Gee-Swing. [... more » ]
"We just don't put any product in our stores and HIRZL's gloves are by far the best gloves we have seen and tested," said Billy Hendrix, VP of Golf Etc. "HIRZL gloves will be the glove of choice for customers of Golf Etc." [... more » ]
"Each day, our students at Hank Haney IJGA have an incredible opportunity," said Peter Orrell, President and CEO of Junior Golf Corporation, which owns and operates the Hank Haney IJGA. [... more » ]
"As ever, our Ladies' Open drew a tremendous field. The standard of play was, typically, extremely high and the competition fierce but played in a very cordial spirit," said Mel Drake, Thornbury Golf Centre General Manager. [... more » ]
"We're excited to host Michael's quest," said Tenniel Chu, Vice Chairman, Mission Hills Golf Club. "We're uniquely equipped to offer this opportunity. It further cements our well-earned reputation as a place where the impossible is possible." [... more » ]
"By moving into social media to complement our own website we can ensure delegates and exhibitors receive all the big news ahead of The Golf Show in October," said John Davis, The Golf Show coordinator. [... more » ]
I had that opportunity last week, fulfilling a promise I made in January to play all five courses at Bethpage. All told, we played the five golf courses at Bethpage in three days. We had 36 holes on Monday (Yellow and Red) and Wednesday (Blue and Green) and a single round Tuesday on the Black. As warm-ups go, the Green and Yellow courses are less-demanding walks, but as challenging as the Blue. [... more » ]