Golf News for Friday, December 14, 2012
"On behalf of our active duty U.S. military and severely injured U.S. combat veterans, I want to thank Troon for creating Troon's Troops to ensure we leave no one behind on the field of battle," said Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.), SVP of Public Relations & Military Affairs, Folds of Honor Foundation and Warriors for Freedom. "Working together with Troon facilities, we are providing expanded opportunities for our heroes to enjoy the freedom of playing the game of golf." [... more » ]
"This is a rare opportunity for golfers to purchase the best glove in golf for this valued price," said Cheryl Fink, marketing director of Bionic. The price mark down makes them affordable stocking stuffers for golfer of all levels. [... more » ]
Now managed by OB Sports, Stallion Mountain G.C. is a new Las Vegas golf "hang" that is sure to impress! There has never been a better time to tee it up in fabulous Las Vegas! Play Stallion Mountain and see first-hand the improvements made by new ownership and OB Sports Golf Management. Once you discover Stallion Mountain, you'll want to call it your home course! [... more » ]
"Playing golf and staying in the serene atmosphere of the South Strand is a great way to wind down 2012 or start the New Year off right," said Bill Golden, president of Golf Holiday. "Caledonia and True Blue are extraordinary places to play and Inlet Sports Lodge will provide all the comfort needed to recharge for 2013." [... more » ]
"The 20,000 people and the 493 organizations represented in the Birdies for Charity program work the grassroots, get people involved, get donors involved," John Deere Classic Tournament Director Clair Peterson said. "Their involvement and the financial success of the tournament enabled us to give each charity an eight percent bonus on top of the Birdies for Charity pledges collected. That's the key to our integrated community and something we are very proud of." [... more » ]
"The Championship Committee is very happy to be adding Kingsbarns Golf Links to the rotation of prestigious clubs who host Final Qualifying for the Ricoh Women's British Open Championship. We know Kingsbarns will be a popular choice among the players and spectators," said Shona Malcolm, Ladies' Golf Union's CEO. [... more » ]
"It wasn't easy, but I didn't have to take many chances because the fellows I was playing with weren't making any moves," said Sowards, who made five birdies on the eight par-5 opportunities over the two days. [... more » ]
"We are pleased to be working with Amit Pabuwal to create this classic trophy," said Phaneesh Murthy, CEO, iGATE. "The iGATE CEO Cup is a premier event and we should have a trophy that a CEO will be proud to lift." [... more » ]
"As mobile technology becomes increasingly engrained in the fabric of sporting enthusiasts' daily lives, we recognized the importance of ensuring that Talis Park Golf Club was an early adopter," said Butch Stewart, Talis Park Golf Club General Manager. [... more » ]
"It is a sport that is becoming increasingly popular on the national level, especially among young women," said Athletic Director Mike Lochstampfor. "It's always exciting to bring in a new sport along with it's athletes, and the culture that comes with it. I believe it will be a great fit for Brenau and I have no doubt that it will be as successful as the rest of our sports." [... more » ]