Golf News for Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Golf Channel will air an hour-long special highlighting the 2012 Junior Ryder Cup, the biennial matchup between the world’s top junior golfers representing Team U.S. A. and Europe on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET. Taking place at Olympia Fields Country Club in Illinois during Ryder Cup week in September, 24 of the world’s top junior golfers battled it out in a two-day match play format at the Junior Ryder Cup. [... more » ]
"Golfweek's raters are open-minded and fair, and that's evident in the diverse styles highlighted in our latest course rankings," said Bradley S. Klein, national director of the Golfweek's Best Course ratings program. "They've selected two Tom Doak designs for No. 1 status: Rock Creek Cattle Co. in Montana atop our real estate list and Oregon's Pacific Dunes heading the resort rankings." [... more » ]
"It was a phenomenal week for the game of golf that was orchestrated so well by the PGA of America and Medinah Country Club. It was an honor for Cutter & Buck to participate in such a world class event," said Jake Rawson, Cutter & Buck's global director of sales. "It was truly a banner year for us." [... more » ]
The win was Poulter's second World Golf Championship victory - he also captured the Accenture Match Play Championship in 2010 - and the 14th of his professional career. The champion also relied upon a Titleist 909H hybrid, 913Hd hybrid and Vokey Design sand and lob wedges for his success. [... more » ]
"Ian is a worldwide golf sensation," said Bob Philion, President of Cobra Puma Golf . "Ian is a global phenomenon with wins, and fans, all over the world. His world class performance, determination and unquestionable personality have made him an ideal ambassador for Cobra Puma Golf." [... more » ]
"I'm not the longest guy out there, but where I can make up some ground is with my distance control and wedges. The TrackMan Combine provides a great practice session for me that makes me focus on every shot," said Kjeldsen, a European PGA Tour Professional. [... more » ]
"Dan Rooney and Mike Hurdzan are two of the most impressive and caring individuals we have in the game today," said GCSAA President Sandy Queen, CGCS. "It has been my good fortune to have heard both of them speak, and I left each time inspired, humbled and moved. I am excited for GCSAA members to have the opportunity to hear and see them." [... more » ]
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"Her guidance has been a big part in me reaching my goals," said Hoffman in reference to his PGA mentor, Joy Bonhurst. "I'm also grateful to have support from my wife, friends and family members." [... more » ]
"The generosity of these chapters is much appreciated," said GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans. "Their support is vital as we engage in creating programs and services that not only enhance golf course management, but the game of golf as well. I commend them for supporting our mission." [... more » ]
"It's great to be a part of the Shootout for Sunshine event each year," said Sean Sloan, executive director of Sunshine Acres Children's Home. "We truly appreciate East Valley Charities and all the sponsors and volunteers that assist with raising money so we can provide a safe and loving home without government support. Their efforts have a tremendous impact on our kids." [... more » ]