Golf News for Monday, October 8, 2012
"This is another glowing endorsement in what has been a memorable year for golf in Ireland," said David Boyce, Tourism Ireland's head of business and sports tourism. "Not only do we have some of the finest venues anywhere in the world but the courses and welcome that golfers will receive is second to none, making it the perfect golfing destination." [... more » ]
"Korean golfers have a highly acute sense of the technicalities of golf that means performance needs to be proved before it is badged," siad Wayne Farrell, International Golf Distribution Director for STX. "European players are inclined to follow major brands much more slavishly purely for the comfort factor. Asian golfers have a more sophisticated approach to club selection." [... more » ]
"We are thoroughly honored to gain such consistent acceptance by the most accomplished individuals, events and governing bodies in golf," said Peter Dalton, CEO of ProQuip USA. "We certainly wish all the competitors sunny skies at Gleneagles, but feel confident that the European Team will stay warm and dry should weather conditions turn inclement." [... more » ]
"G-Mac by Kartel is all about me playing to my strengths and harnessing my experiences as a player to create a range that I would want to wear on and off the course," said Graeme McDowell, who officially began wearing the collection in January 2012. [... more » ]
Among active professional golfers who wear Ahead gear on the course are Luke Donald, Retief Goosen, Jim Furyk, Sean O'Hair and Brittany Lincicome. Golf legends Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus wear Ahead exclusively. [... more » ]
Play four rounds and stay two nights. 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! [... more » ]
Autumn has officially arrived and while football, pumpkins and hayrides may be on everyone's mind, now is also a great time to enjoy a round of golf in the crisp, fall weather at Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, one of the premier resort destinations in the Northeast. Seaview is inviting golfers to take on one of the resort's championship courses, enjoy a 20 percent discount on room rates and experience fall foliage at its finest in southern New Jersey. [... more » ]
"We are very pleased to be aligning ourselves with an industry professional of Laura's caliber," said Julie Snow, vice president of design & merchandising for Cutter & Buck. "Laura will bring great enthusiasm and insight to Cutter & Buck." [... more » ]
"Billy Casper Golf has an unmatched reputation of making municipally-owned golf courses shine," said Matthew Brower, Ocala City Manager. "The company's proven track-record of boosting performances of similar courses resonated with our selection committee." [... more » ]
"I'll always remember seeing Jim in 2005 quietly giving individual lessons to patrons in our hitting net on Friday night even though he wasn't schedule to give any clinics until Saturday," said Carolyn Alt. "That scene said it all about the type of person and dedicated teacher Jim Flick is." [... more » ]