Golf News for Monday, September 19, 2011
Twelve aspiring professional golfers will journey to the Emerald Isle with hopes of putting their careers on the fast track when Golf Channel’s popular Big Break series returns for its 16th season, Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET. The twists and turns will begin immediately after the competitors arrive in Ireland, when they will be assigned to six-person teams and will face off in the "Glass Break Challenge." [... more » ]
Morning Drive will feature interviews with legends from the sports world from the MENTOR’s Champions Golf Challenge, a celebrity-amateur competition hosted by Basketball Hall-of-Famer Bill Russell and taking place Monday at Friar’s Head Golf Course in Baiting Hollow, N.Y. Win McMurry will conduct multiple interviews with celebrities on-site at Monday’s competition that will air throughout the week. [... more » ]
"Our most dramatic refinement efforts have been focused on the complete reconstruction of every green complex," said Robert Trent Jones, Jr., of Robert Trent Jones II, Golf Course Architects. [... more » ]
"We are pleased to meet the increasing demand for Dawgs Golf shoes with this expansion of our sales force," said Steve Mann, founder, president and chief executive officer of Dawgs Golf. [... more » ]
"TGA creates jobs and business ownership opportunities specifically for PGA and LPGA professionals whose job descriptions have changed and whose earning potential has shrunk," said Joshua Jacobs, TGA's founder. [... more » ]
The Village of Pinehurst Fall Special lets you play Pinehurst No. 1, Pinehurst No. 5, and Tobacco Road G.C. and stay at the Manor Inn for 2 nights. Tee times are limited and this package will go fast so inquire today! [... more » ]
Davis Love III, Dan Maples, Ellis Maples, Stewart Gooden and Willard Byrd -- some of golf's top commanding officers -- have left their legacy in Fayetteville with a variety of challenging golf course designs. [... more » ]
The North Carolina Junior Golf Foundation has announced that the entry fee for the 36- hole nationally ranked Central Carolina Junior Championship has been set at $75. Held at the private, members-only 12 Oaks Club in Holly Springs, North Carolina, the event is open to all junior golfers. [... more » ]
"For me, golf provides a 360-degree approach that encompasses all aspects of life. It provides wounded warriors with a game to constantly build on," said United States Marine Corps Sergeant Michael Wilson. [... more » ]
"As well as supporting cancer research I also view the prospect of walking the Great Wall of China as a personal challenge," said Mike Smedley, head PGA professional at Thornbury. [... more » ]
"We were proud to host the golf days of two such worthwhile charities and delighted with the amounts raised," said Mike O'Connell, senior general manager of Hoebridge Golf Centre. [... more » ]