Golf News for Thursday, September 15, 2011
Golf Channel has announced a record field of 1,029 competitors who are scheduled to compete in the 2011 Golf Channel Am Tour (GCAT) National Championships, Sept. 18-27, which will be contested at four La Quinta, Calif.-area courses, headlined by famed PGA West. Tournament contestants range in age from 12 to 79 and will represent 42 U.S. States, Puerto Rico and Canada. [... more » ]
"Hosting a prestigious European Tour event of this calibre is a real feather in Kingsbarns' cap and we will be working hard to ensure it is every bit as memorable as the previous events," said Kingsbarns Chief Executive Alan Hogg. [... more » ]
"I am delighted to announce that, for the first time, The Senior Open Championship is to be held here in Wales," said First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones, speaking at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club. [... more » ]
The Marriott International Family Golf Festival, which encourages parents and children to learn and play the game together, invites families to Falcon's Fire Golf Club for a fun-filled afternoon of FREE golf clinics, exciting contests and chances to win free rounds of golf; a demo-day with America's Golf Outlet and top golf brands; and 25 percent off all merchandise in the golf shop. [... more » ]
The Tobacco Road Fall Golf Package lets you enjoy three rounds of golf and two nights at the Comfort Inn located in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C. for just $252 [... more » ]
Robin-egg-blue skies, low humidity, average temps in the 60s and 70s, stay-and-play golf specials, seasonal festivals, and off-course attractions are what visitors can expect this fall in the Ozark Mountains oasis that is Branson. [... more » ]
"In previous years our visitor base was half Spanish and half international. Now the latter has risen to 70% as we have become a more 'international' resort," said Miguel Girbes, Golf Manager at PGA Catalunya Resort. [... more » ]
"The Honors Collection shoes are demonstrably different than the golf shoes most companies sell. They represent a return to classic, elegant shoes," said Colin Hall, CMO for Allen Edmonds. [... more » ]
"Our in-house design and development teams did a remarkable job capturing everything down to the most minute details of this amazing layout," said Brandon Theophilus, CEO of Dancin' Dogg Golf. [... more » ]