Golf News for Friday, November 9, 2012
The WorldGolf Wire will not be distributed Monday; Nov. 12 in honor of U.S. Veterans Day. Our team will resume publication of the newsletter Tuesday, Nov. 13. [... more » ]
"It's only fitting that a beer honoring Mr. Snead would make its Florida debut at a facility to which he has such lasting ties," said James Hahn, General Manager of World Golf Village Slammer & Squire and King & Bear Golf Courses. "Our members and guests already are enjoying it while challenging a course he helped design." [... more » ]
"Our new StormTight collection uses the same fabric and construction that performed so well for the victorious 2011 USA Presidents Cup team. We are proud to now be able to make it available to the golfing public," said Sun Mountain President Ed Kowachek. [... more » ]
"The unveiling of our $100 million investment showcases our total commitment to sit at the pinnacle of the world's elite golf, resort and meeting destinations," said Joel Paige, vice president and managing director. "Whether seeking an idyllic wedding, successful conference, supreme golf experience or a getaway to long savor we have all the ingredients needed and more." [... more » ]
"Since Arnold Palmer staged one of his classic comebacks to win the first Heritage in 1969 on brand new Harbour Town, it has remained at the forefront of exceptional courses in the U.S.," said Cary Corbitt, Director of Sports Division. "Mr. Dye has done an amazing job of subtlety updating the layout." [... more » ]
"This award is beyond all our expectations. We are privileged to work in an area of outstanding natural beauty and to help conserve a rich habitat for a variety of flora, fauna, bird and wildlife, from orchids to adders, bats, Woodlarks and Nightjars," said Ian Willett, course manager at Thorpeness. [... more » ]
"We are pleased to reach an agreement to continue our lease for Pine Meadow," said Frank Jemsek, owner of Cog Hill Golf & Country Club. "We have had a wonderful partnership through the years with St. Mary of the Lake and the Archdiocese and appreciate their support and confidence in us to continue to provide a first-rate golfing experience for our guests." [... more » ]
"In our second year of our Champions Cup event, we've nearly doubled in size," said EWGA CEO Pam Swensen. "Match play is a popular competitive playing format because of the team camaraderie and ability to equalize multiple skill levels. We look forward to a successful outcome for one lucky team this weekend." [... more » ]
"It is an honor to be ranked for the 5th straight year by Special Events magazine as one of the top 50 event companies worldwide," said River City Hospitality, LLC President and CEO Stephen Wilson. "Their annual list is the benchmark in our nearly $2 billion industry." [... more » ]
"SCOR Golf is a brand focused solely on innovative solutions to help golfers improve their performance with their high loft scoring clubs," said Terry Koehler, president of SCOR Golf. "Our SCOR4161 scoring clubs represents the most comprehensive package of scoring technology ever assembled for all golfers, left-handed ones included." [... more » ]