Golf News for Wednesday, January 11, 2012
For the second straight year, Golf Channel will present live 3D broadcasts during the final two rounds of the Sony Open in Hawaii. 3D coverage will feature holes 14-18 from Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. Live coverage in 3D will air from 7:30-10:30 p.m. ET on Saturday and from 7-10 p.m. ET on Sunday. [... more » ]
Stay at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, play Poipu Bay! The island is waiting for you. With Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa's Balance package you'll enjoy one round of golf at Poipu Bay Golf Course and a daily breakfast buffet for two. [... more » ]
The acclaimed Makai Golf Club at The St. Regis Princeville Resort is offering a variety of great options in 2012 for golfers who want to experience the course, which has earned rave reviews since its post-renovation reopening last year. Featuring two courses with 27 holes of golf, Makai Golf Club is situated in the renowned Princeville Resort community on Kauai's spectacular north shore. [... more » ]
Headlining Feel Golf's product line-up is a new line of wedges and irons with real square grooves ("SG"™). Although the USGA has ruled the clubs non-conforming, Feel Golf is keeping the "SG Revolution" alive as amateur golfers can continue to use square grooves until 2024. [... more » ]
"We could not have planned a better introduction for Project X Black than to win the first tour event of 2012," says Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. "We are looking forward to celebrating many more Project X Black wins this season across the global tours." [... more » ]
STX Director of Golf Steve Henneman: "We are truly excited to launch both of these new face inserts. They are completely new, innovative, and proprietary properties that should help the company reach a new golfing audience." [... more » ]
"These are complimentary lines connected by a belief that specialty retailers need to offer superb products which can't be found on discount racks or in the big box retailers on every corner," says company CEO Mark Killeen. "A palpable excitement surrounds John's latest creations and we know an even greater surge will occur once buyers meet with us at the Show." [... more » ]
"Just as titanium clubheads have replaced stainless-steel clubheads, and graphite shafts are replacing stainless-steel shafts, closed-cell resin EVA grips could replace existing grip technologies," said Greg Stafford, a golf professional who helped Dawgs Golf with the invention of the closed-cell resin EVA grips. "Dawgs Golf is at the forefront of closed-cell resin EVA technology." [... more » ]
"Buzz around Arnie and the new Quag styles, especially the color-shifting Fusion pieces, has been crazy good so we're amped to share them with everyone," says Bobby Pasternak, Co-Founder and Sales Director. "Early response from customers, consumers and the media has been off the hook!" [... more » ]
"We are very proud to have Dubsdread selected as one of the toughest courses in America," said Frank Jemsek , CEO, Cog Hill Golf and Country Club. "The renovation which we made to the course three years ago has made it harder for the tour player and single digit handicapper. However, the average golfer will not be impacted as much from the changes if they play the appropriate tees." [... more » ]
"Golf companies need to understand how serious golfers are adapting and using these new modes of communications and the potential impacts on their marketing," said Tom Stine, Co-Founder, Golf Datatech. [... more » ]