Golf News for Thursday, October 11, 2012
Tuesday’s new episode of Big Break Greenbrier featured Liam Friedman’s (Lackawanna, N.Y.) dream of competing on the PGA TOUR at the 2013 Greenbrier Classic coming to a close as the second competitor eliminated from the reality competition series. However, the journey does not end for Friedman, as he returns for redemption when Golf Channel debuts a new companion online series for the first time in Big Break’s 18-season history, Last Break. [... more » ]
Crisp winds, spectacular course conditions, autumn colors. Summer may be coming to a close, but there is still plenty of world-class golf to be played on Prince Edward Island! P.E.I.'s 72-Hour Challenge vacation package lets you play The Links at Crowbush Cove, Brudenell River G.C. (two rounds) and Dundarave, and stay in style for two nights at Rodd Brudenell Resort. [... more » ]
"The Tee-riffic Golf Package showcases one of Florida's most sought-after boutique hotel experiences and two world-class golf courses with starkly contrasting designs," said Camp Creek / Shark's Tooth General Manager Mike Jansen. "Our fall weather, with temperatures in the 70s, is perfect for golf from sunup to sundown." [... more » ]
"This newly established relationship is a major component to growing the STX brand. Golf Galaxy is known for its interactive stores which attracts a wide variety of enthusiastic golfers including our targeted demographic. Now, our potential consumer has an opportunity to personally feel and see the benefits of our putters," said STX Director of Golf Steve Henneman. [... more » ]
"Whilst there are already a number of negative ion accessories on the market, Druh in conjunction with Max Bio-Science has achieved a far higher emission rate of negative ions than any of its competitors making it a much more effective proposition," said Simon Hurd, a former Tour pro and founder of Druh Belts & Buckles. [... more » ]
"While some golfers put their clubs away when the weather turns cold, those with a true passion for the game want to get in as many rounds as possible," said Keith Apple, General Manager of Mobile Warming Golf. "We're making that a comfortable reality, rain or shine, with a unique system that ensures a player's core stays warm for up to 10 hours." [... more » ]
"With two Top 10 finishes on two tours in one weekend, it's easy to see that the news about the unique playing benefits of composite shafts is spreading on the pro tours," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. [... more » ]
"Every win is a testament to the engineers and technology behind True Temper shafts and we're very proud to provide so many pros around the world with high-quality performance shafts they can trust shot after shot," said Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"It's a great honor to win such a prestigious and unique event. To have the opportunity to play with some of the biggest names in sport and entertainment at the Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am will be a dream come true for me - I can't wait," sais Chen. [... more » ]
"This inaugural golf event is certain to be the hit of Southwest Florida's fairways this season," said Bob Beamon, CEO of AOTO. "We are grateful to the celebrity-athletes who have committed their time for three days of great golf, camaraderie and living the Olympic ideals." [... more » ]