Golf News for Tuesday, November 20, 2012
"For the first nine months of 2012, Golf Rounds Played throughout the U.S. are at an all-time high in terms of percentage increase, up 7.5% over 2011," said Golf Datatech's Tom Stine. "This is the largest jump in rounds played since we began tracking them in 1999." [... more » ]
"This promises to be the thrill of a lifetime for any golfer who has watched and admired Gary Player over the years," said Phaneesh Murthy, CEO, iGATE. "He stands as an inspiration to all of us with his many accomplishments, and we look forward to having him on board for our inaugural CEO tournament." [... more » ]
Experience championship-quality golf at TPC Las Vegas. From the amenities to the setting, from the service to the details, you’ll enjoy the same remarkable treatment designed for the world’s greatest players. Package includes one night stay in JW Marriott Las Vegas's deluxe guest room and one round of golf at TPC Las Vegas, a PGA TOUR property located 1 mile from the resort. [... more » ]
"Our golf course is open to the public and our hearts are open to the community," said Bill Hasler, general manager at LedgeStone. "This is a special time of year in the Ozarks, and each year we work hard to provide children with gifts they may not otherwise receive." [... more » ]
"What you see [at Viniterra] is what you get in terms of being able to see most every shot on the golf course," said Jones. "There are generous fairways and open approaches to many of the greens. If you have happen to go over some greens, there are catch basins and grass hollows to capture those shots." [... more » ]
"Our ever-expanding collection and these newly introduced packages make excellent stocking stuffers and gifts for golfers everywhere," said Cabell Fooshe, Vice President of Tin Cup. "The holiday shopping season is one of our busiest times and we anticipate this year will be no different, which is why we're offering great prices to kick it all off." [... more » ]
"Regardless of the economic climate, golf is a key driver of charitable giving in the U.S.," said Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf Foundation, administrator of GOLF 20/20. "As a major focus of the golf industry, working with organizers of philanthropic events helps improve millions of lives." [... more » ]
"I can't actually believe we've done it," said Genworth brand ambassador Pablo Larrazabal. "It's been a real team effort with the Genworth Foundation, the Tour Players' Foundation, golfing fans and of course The European Tour players themselves supporting Putts4Charity across 6 seasons." [... more » ]
"Working with the people that make the AJGA events possible is a great honor," Michael Pisciotta said. "I'm really looking forward to being on the board because it is such an honor and having the opportunity to help the AJGA as much as I can is really special." [... more » ]
"It was exciting to review the course with Mr. Player," said Senior Designer Jeff Lawrence. "He always provides wonderful design input and ideas, and this visit was no exception. DLF members and guests are in for a real treat next summer." [... more » ]