Golf News for Thursday, August 18, 2011
After winning the wood and hybrid shaft manufacturer counts at the British Open, Aldila continued their streak by capturing both counts at the PGA Championship. Aldila had 13 more wood shafts and 12 more hybrid shafts in play than their closest competitor, according to the Darrell Survey. [... more » ]
"We are delighted to present this exquisite timepiece to Keegan Bradley after this thrilling win here at this storied tournament," said OMEGA President Mr. Stephen Urquhart. "With the 2011 PGA Championship engraving on the moving rotor of his new OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra Annual Calendar, we are proud that this timepiece will help commemorate this very special win in Keegan's career." [... more » ]
"We are pleased to bring back into the Burton line two of the traditional golf products that Burton customers have been asking for," said Craig Ramsbottom, President, Golf Division, Dynamic Brands. "The Staff Bag and Den Caddy complete the line of Burton golf bags." [... more » ]
"We're continuing to experience robust golf market growth by introducing bold athletic wear that truly aligns with FILA's authentic history," says Nancy Robitaille, principal designer. "The 2012 collection plays off vintage golf, tennis and ski apparel styles, so it's nostalgic, fun and perfectly suited for the country club or the city." [... more » ]
"Eastpointe Country Club has shown a strong commitment to its environmental program. They are to be commended for their efforts to provide a sanctuary for wildlife on the golf course property," said Jim Sluiter, Staff Ecologist for the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Programs. [... more » ]
The course architects at Golfplan will lead an international who's who of development consultants in the planning, design and construction of Beijing Secret Garden, a four-season US$1 billion resort project 230 km northwest of the Chinese capital that will ultimately include world-class ski facilities, a Whistler-style real estate/commercial community, and seven golf courses. [... more » ]
Colin Mayes, Chief Executive of Burhill Golf & Leisure which owns Abbey Hill, said: "Pirate Island Adventure Golf will provide guests, including families, with an ideal introduction to the sport - and we would like to extend our appreciation to Milton Keynes Council for recognising our attempts to provide the local community with a healthy and fun way of enjoying golf." [... more » ]
"We know John McConnell and his track record is impressive, so we understand the significance of this transaction, how it will affect the Wyndham Championship's host course, and what it means for the future of the club and the tournament," said Wyndham Championship Tournament Director Mark Brazil. [... more » ]
"With the great support of Bright Realty in creating a truly world class golf facility, coupled with the latest golf teaching technologies, we have a chance to make learning golf a great experience here at The Lakes at Castle Hills," says Haney. "We are proud to include The Lakes at Castle Hills Academy as one of our premier teaching and training centers in Texas." [... more » ]
Former Yes keyboard ace Rick Wakeman joined 87 golfers from local businesses to form 29 teams of four to play Burhill's famous Old Course - ranked a UK Top 100 Course - before enjoying an evening's entertainment led by comedians Bobby Davro, Adger Brown and Mikki Travis along with music from the Rick Wakeman Band. [... more » ]