Golf News for Wednesday, January 4, 2012
After 10 years of collecting coveted awards as one of America's best golf courses with little growth to show for its lofty billing, the 1,300 acre club and its 7,141-yard course designed by Tom Weiskopf, was recently purchased by Lew Thompson, a trucking company magnate from Huntsville, Ark. [... more » ]
"This Golf World acclaim for our first-class pro shop reinforces our ongoing commitment to providing championship service to both our members and resort guests," says Joel Paige, vice president and managing director. "Whether checking in for your round; shopping for the latest in golf equipment and apparel; utilizing our TOUR quality practice facilities and teaching academies; or playing our five superb layouts; we offer a complete golf experience second to none." [... more » ]
"In addition to the introduction of new products by the very best names in golf across all product categories, the 2012 PGA Merchandise Show is an unparalleled resource for promotional offers available on the show floor," said PGA Golf Exhibitions Vice President John McGeary. "Vendor Show specials are one more value in a long list of benefits to attending our industry's largest annual business event." [... more » ]
"The Club Managers Association of Europe is dedicated to progressing the development of club managers," said Jerry Kilby, CMAE Chief Executive. "The European Conference on Club Management gives club operators, no matter what their experience, the opportunity to discover new techniques to improve themselves and their club from a series of workshops, expert speakers and networking with peers." [... more » ]
"Ever since I was 4 years old, I've loved the Cowboys," says two-time major winner, John Daly. "I've been close with Jerry Jones and his family for a long time, so to have a Loudmouth clothing line inspired by the Cowboys is exciting for all of us. I can't wait to proudly wear my Cowboys sport coat and slacks on tour." [... more » ]
"I'm humbled by this recognition and thankful for those who have supported us and our efforts in building an academy here in Hawaii focused on children. We've made an impact," said Oliver Oliquiano. [... more » ]
"Since I've known these guys, their best attribute has always been a willingness to assume some risk - it's why (they) are where they are today," said ScoreGolf columnist Rick Young. [... more » ]
"I am honored to be president of the Rhode Island Golf Association and will strive to support and enhance the dedicated efforts of the staff and the many volunteers who make this such a fine organization," said Feinstein. [... more » ]
"In the Speedline Fast 12 LS, we developed a low spinning, adjustable and aerodynamic driver that appeals to the better player," said Justin Honea, Director of Product Development for Adams Golf. "Giving players the option of changing lengths as well as loft and lie gives us a competitive advantage over the rest of the industry." [... more » ]