Golf News for Thursday, January 5, 2012
Golf Channel President Mike McCarley: "This viewership record is a testament to the vitality of golf, strengthened partnerships with the game's governing bodies and the power of NBCUniversal cross-promotion. Our aim is to give viewers more reasons to watch, and in 2011 they responded in record numbers." [... more » ]
"Mike's experience in the Metroplex market and track record as a first-class operator will continue to grow Old American Golf Club's reputation as the premier place for golf in the Dallas area," says Jack Matthews, president of Matthews Southwest, developer of Old American. [... more » ]
PGA Golf Exhibitions Industry Vice President John McGeary: "The Inventor's Spotlight area at the 2012 PGA Merchandise Show provides a platform like no other in the golf industry where inventors can expose their most intriguing golf inventions to industry influencers and product development experts." [... more » ]
Tim Reed, VP of Research and Development for Adams Golf: "By placing a slot within the slot, we were able to create a thinner and more flexible structure. This creates an even hotter face than we had in the first generation of VST. We also have been able to improve launch conditions even more by designing the top slot to flex more than the sole to increase launch angle without increasing spin." [... more » ]
"This is terrific news for the community of Grand Haven," says Keith Glenn, vice president of Crescent Resources. "Escalante Golf has an exceptional reputation for its service mentality and operational acumen. Escalante owns and manages some of the premier clubs in the country and we are excited a company of their caliber has chosen to invest in Grand Haven." [... more » ]
"Both lines reflect the need for specialty retailers to offer products that satisfy customers' demands and cannot be found in large discount or department stores," said Ashworth Chief Executive Officer Mark Killeen. "Buffalo Communications is a world-class partner that's perfectly positioned to tell our unique story through the trade and consumer press." [... more » ]
"Our commitment to high standards, along with the support of a great membership, will ensure Shack's future as one of New Jersey's top country clubs," said RDC principal Christopher Schiavone. [... more » ]
"This study confirms our internal testing and industry research that proven regular, targeted mental training strengthens the brain muscle," says Dr. Stephane Bergeron, founder of BCI. "Pro Mental Coach ingrains a new approach to enhance performance through improved focus, motivation, stress management, confidence, endurance and ability to bounce back from bad shots." [... more » ]
"We have developed a proprietary and patent pending algorithm to predict where the golfer will be when the beverage cart arrives at their location," said the company's President, Stan Van Meter. "We even provide a guided route around the course to make sure all the customers orders are delivered in the most efficient manner possible." [... more » ]
"Receiving this special award from our local superintendents, right here in our own backyard, means so much to us. It is by far the best evidence that our focus on preserving affordable, high quality, memorable public golf is striking a responsive chord," said Robert D. "Bo" Links. "As you can imagine, we are both humbled yet extremely grateful for such an honor." [... more » ]