Golf News for Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Coming off the most-watched year in its 17-year history, Golf Channel kicked off the 2012 PGA TOUR season by recording the highest-rated and most-watched opening round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions since the network began covering the event in 2007, according to preliminary data released by Nielsen Research. [... more » ]
Makena Golf Course, a Robert Trent Jones, Jr. design on Maui that offers captivating mountain views of Haleakala Crater and sweeping vistas of the Pacific, is this week's featured course at, the leading site for anyone planning to play golf in Hawaii. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled Golf Digest has once again recognized Adams Golf as an innovator," said Chip Brewer, President and CEO of Adams Golf. "We have a lot of pride in our leadership position in both the super game-improvement and hybrid categories, and to be recognized again by Golf Digest is a wonderful thing." [... more » ]
"This is a tremendous honor for Miura Golf," said Adam Barr, president of Miura. "We're very proud of the year we had in 2011, and to receive this kind of recognition for all it validates all our hard work. We at Miura look forward to take this momentum into 2012 while maintaining the high standards that have helped us get to this point." [... more » ]
"We are very honored to have both courses make Golfweek's top casino courses list this year," said Dave Harner, director of golf at French Lick Resort. "For both the Pete Dye and Donald Ross courses to make the list again is a testament to the quality and unique combination of golf that we offer at French Lick Resort." [... more » ]
"Golf Pride has long been a leader in new grip technology, from the invention of the slip-on grip to the introduction of the hybrid category of grips," said Dan Koehler, director of sales and marketing for Eaton's Golf Grip Division. "The 2012 lineup offers a grip for every player's needs, ability and club selection." [... more » ]
"The Martin Golf Line meets the criteria for our membership in that it is traditional yet very stylish. I am excited about its appeal to all of our members," said Matt Bunn of Hayden Lake Country Club, Hayden Lake, Idaho. [... more » ]
Experience the most memorable golf imaginable on Makena's 18-hole championship golf course with ocean views at every hole. The Daily Unlimited Golf Experience Package features accommodations in our newly beautified guestrooms or suites, daily golf for two, free same day replay, free parking, and waived resort fees! [... more » ]
"Phil is one of the iconic names in golf and we couldn't be more pleased to have him back playing an event in which he has enjoyed much success," said Humana Challenge Tournament Chairman Larry Thiel. "Everyone who has the privilege of watching Phil play sees a true master at his craft and we are thrilled our fans will have that opportunity in a venue that Phil is comfortable playing in." [... more » ]
"This was a challenge we were happy to take on," said World Golf Foundation CEO and WE ARE GOLF Board Member Steve Mona. "The young people for whom we create summer jobs today become the golf industry leaders of tomorrow. One of the most rewarding aspects of our industry is the opportunity to improve the lives of the teenagers and young adults who choose to work for us." [... more » ]
Chairman and Master Architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr.: "We will continue to design the best possible courses -- from private to resort to municipal layouts -- for our many and varied clients. But we believe that golf should also be easily affordable and accessible to everyone who wishes to play it." [... more » ]