Golf News for Tuesday, July 5, 2011
"We enjoy a long-standing relationship with Annika and are excited to have helped create China's first 'girls only' junior championship," said Tenniel Chu, Vice Chairman, Mission Hills Golf Club. [... more » ]
With a U.S. Open championship trophy in hand, golfer Rory McIlroy has been named the top Rising Sports Star to watch in the month of July. McIlroy recently became the youngest U.S. Open champion in 88 years, topping the second place finisher by eight shots and shattering records put in place by Tiger Woods in 2000. [... more » ]
The five-year agreement, which provides for multiple "Official Timekeeper" designations, marks a major breakthrough for OMEGA in the sport of golf in the United States. The deal also enhances the brand's rich history in sports timekeeping and aligns OMEGA with the world's largest sports organization. [... more » ]
"The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits provide a holistic approach to wellness, focusing on the physical, emotional and social well being of today's young people," said Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., chief executive of The First Tee. [... more » ]
"Dick's Sporting Goods has the ability to introduce the brand to thousands of golfers. Their golf department is considered one of the most comprehensive in the industry," said STX Director of Golf Steve Henneman. [... more » ]
"This driver is unique as it has been entirely designed for a specific player so they incorporated features that result in unsurpassed distance," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
"The microfiber towel is becoming more and more prevalent on the professional golf tours for its uncommon ability to wick moisture. We think it's the perfect complement," said Divots Sportswear President Robert Friedman. [... more » ]
As Putting Coach to 15 European Tour Members for 2011 and 2 Ryder Cup (2010) Players, Phil Kenyon offers the Accredited Instructors Programme for Golf Teaching Professionals. A 2 day programme that allow the Teaching Professional to specialise in Putting Instruction. Learn how to teach Tour Professionals and aspiring low handicapers. MRS/CDP points provided. [... more » ]
"California is such a large geographic area, and up to this point, research support has been very regional and fragmented" said Bruce R. Williams, CGCS, who was chosen to serve as the Executive Director of the new foundation. [... more » ]
"As we celebrate America's Independence Day, it is fitting that we launch this year's annual 'Drive for Dreams' campaign to help our modern day patriots," said Pam Swensen, CEO of the EWGA. [... more » ]
The La Paz area is ripe with boating, fishing and whale watching, and the golf scene is emerging as well. Besides the very playable and scenic Costa Baja Golf Club, which has more than a dozen holes with ocean views, there's also the Arthur Hills-designed Paraiso del Mar in La Paz as well as a dozen or so more excellent golf courses in the Los Cabos area. [... more » ]