Golf News for Wednesday, August 17, 2011
"I am thrilled and honoured to lead a company as respected and well-positioned as Club Car," Marc Dufour said. "Throughout the Ingersoll Rand enterprise, as well as anywhere in the world where its people and products serve, Club Car is known for its innovative spirit, dedication to customers and unique culture. This is a very special opportunity for me." [... more » ]
The K Club's Big Break 2 Night Stay golf vacation package lets you play a round of golf on the Palmer Ryder Cup Course and a round of golf on the Smurfit Palmer Course. Other amenities include at Table Dhote meal in the River Room Restaurant on one evening, full access to the extensive K Health & Fitness Facilities, and a full Irish breakfast each morning. [... more » ]
The PGA of America recently introduced the PGA Grand Slam Getaway, an excursion for golf travelers to the beautiful island of Bermuda to play multiple rounds of golf while watching a season-ending showcase event that boasts the most difficult requirement in the game: a Major Championship. [... more » ]
"This year's PGA Championship gave us a fast-paced finish that marked one of the most exciting Majors of the year, and we're thrilled to see all of our True Temper brands at the top of the field," says Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
Copper Canyon Golf Club -- an upscale daily-fee course that sits within the confines of the White Tank Mountains, west of Phoenix -- is this week's featured golf course at, the leading site for anyone planning to play golf in Arizona. [... more » ]
"We are delighted by the recognition Kingsbarns is achieving worldwide," said Kingsbarns Chairman Art Dunkley. "None of it would be possible without our dedicated team of staff who are committed to delivering excellence for our golfing customers and to continuing to develop Kingsbarns' status as one of the leading links courses in the world." [... more » ]
Rather than resting on their laurels, the team at the Dalat Palace Golf Club have adopted a range of ecologically sound measures to further enhance the course's health and visual appeal. A key plank of the club's environmentally sympathetic approach to beautification over the past year has been the reintroduction of wildlife to the course. [... more » ]
"The B Course has a unique look that relatively few projects in China have embraced," says Lee Schmidt, who co-founded Schmidt-Curley Design with Brian Curley in 1997. "Despite the prevalence of hazards, it's a design players of all abilities will enjoy. We were sure to provide plenty of width to playing corridors, and bunkers are typically flat-bottomed giving them more bark than bite." [... more » ]
The T2Greens Training System provides a solution for golfers looking to improve their green side chipping game. T2Greens has created a simple system, providing a visual guide to correctly and consistently connect with chip shots while training hand-eye coordination. [... more » ]
"SNAG is being used every day to teach children around the world that otherwise wouldn't have the opportunity to learn this sport," said Kelly McCammon, vice president of SNAG Golf. "The goal of the International SNAG tournament is to show that golf can be a more inclusive sport by allowing anyone of any skill level to play, have fun and have success." [... more » ]