Golf News for Monday, October 22, 2012
"I am thrilled to return to Bermuda to play in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf," Padraig Harrington said. "While my entry into the field is under unique circumstances, I am excited to compete in the event again. I came close the last two times I was there--losing in playoffs to Angel Cabrera in 2007 and Jim Furyk in 2008. So maybe the third time will be a charm." [... more » ]
"The IJGT offers junior golfers of all abilities a unique tournament experience with college placement seminars, mental training sessions and world-class instructional clinics," said Peter Orrell, President and CEO of Junior Sports Corporation, owner/operator of the IJGT. [... more » ]
"This is a spectacular honor, as well as humbling, when you consider the prestigious resorts from around the world that are on the lists," said Alan Campey, Regional Vice President for Rosewood. "It is also rewarding for our staff. Congratulations go out to our entire team, that its dedication to our resort guests and club members around the clock has not gone unnoticed." [... more » ]
Play five rounds at two of the best courses in Hawaii for one great price. The package includes two 18-hole rounds at Mauna Kea Golf Course and three 18-hole rounds at Hapuna Golf Course, starting from $500 per person. [... more » ]
Tommy Gainey today became the first alumnus from Golf Channel’s ‘Big Break’ reality competition series to win on the PGA TOUR, following his record-breaking final round of 10-under-par 60 at The McGladrey Classic. Gainey erased a seven-stroke deficit today on the Seaside course, narrowly missing a shot at becoming the sixth player in PGA TOUR history to record a 59 in tournament competition and captured his first PGA TOUR win by one shot over David Toms. [... more » ]
"We are indeed proud to be a sponsor of this year's Charles Schwab Cup Championship," said Art Kimbrough, vice president of business development for in fiamme. "This is a defining event for the Champions Tour, and we look forward to our participation." [... more » ]
"Ray has a proven track record of success in the golf industry and we will rely on his knowledge base to support Eagle Golf's position as a leader in golf facility management," said company president and CEO Joe Munsch. "We look forward to his counsel on how we can better operate as a company and service our customers." [... more » ]
On choosing to paint the 16th Hole at Merion Golf Club, Hartough said, "The rest of the course looked wonderful in the spring air, and it was really hard to limit the choice to one hole. But the sight of the Quarry Hole ablaze with yellow-flowered scotch broom did it for me." [... more » ]
"The quality of my hats is so much better than if it were made in China," said Melissa Gotfredson, founder of Sun & Color, adding that local manufacturing also leads to greater control of production and enhanced customer service. [... more » ]
"We are delighted to have been ranked as the best course in the south west by the Golf Monthly assessors. They were impressed by the continued high standard of course maintenance and the changes that we have made to the course since the last published rankings in 2010; hence moving 5 places up the league table," said Michael Blight, Secretary of Burnham & Berrow. [... more » ]
"We will be giving away PGA Tour and Web.com proven Sync Series Putters to three lucky winners. Our goal is to have the winners experience firsthand the benefits of our putters and at the same time grow the brand though Facebook," said STX Director of Golf Steve Henneman. [... more » ]
"We're excited to welcome Bermuda Sands to our National Vendor Program," said David Hamilton, Vice President of National Accounts, ICS. "Its laser-like focus on attention to detail and customer service makes it a great match with our company and other program partners." [... more » ]