Golf News for Tuesday, December 18, 2012
"The SUPER LS Hybrid is our best hybrid to date," said Tim Reed, VP of R&D for Adams Golf. "Exceptional performance was the goal, and the advancements in VST combined with the multi-material construction, have been able to produce that with this hybrid." [... more » ]
"Project X 95 Flighted is carefully designed and crafted to produce maximum distance and the tour-caliber control expected of the Project X brand," said Greg Cavill, vice president of alloy engineering and development for Project X. [... more » ]
“Arnold Palmer’s opinions are backed by a lifelong love affair with the game of golf, where he has seen nearly every issue from an insider’s point of view,” said Golf Channel President Mike McCarley. “We’re proud to provide a platform where Mr. Palmer can express those views as golf’s elder statesman and that we can share this with visitors to” [... more » ]
“We are committed to covering all facets of the game of golf and this new partnership with the NCAA will be the centerpiece of our broader commitment to covering the collegiate game,” said Golf Channel President Mike McCarley. “We look forward to introducing our viewers to the future stars of the game and tapping into the tremendous passion collegiate fans have for their schools.” [... more » ]
"The significant increase in applicants suggests that the U.S. Kids Golf mission of helping kids have fun learning the lifelong game of golf is being fulfilled like never before," said Dan Van Horn, founder and president of U.S. Kids Golf. "The selection process will be more competitive than ever, and we have confidence that the future of junior golf is in excellent hands." [... more » ]
"This award recognizes not only the efforts of our golf staff, but also the efforts of our entire resort team," said Tom McChesney, CEO of the Island Resort & Casino, which owns Sweetgrass. "We know golf and casinos work well together to deliver a great experience, both on and off the course." [... more » ]
"This has been my first full year in charge at Kingsbarns and I believe we have made great progress in a short period of time. It is gratifying to receive two such prestigious awards and is welcome recognition for the hard work and dedication shown by the team here toward delivering an outstanding experience for golfers," said Alan Hogg, Chief Executive of Kingsbarns. [... more » ]
"We look forward to hosting our 32nd annual Nor Cal golf industry show at Thunder Valley Casino Resort" said NCGRA President Gary Renelt, sales representative with Bridgestone Golf. "From a vendor perspective the expo has been a sell-out since our relocation to Thunder Valley in 2011, and we anticipate repeat success this year too." [... more » ]
"We're thrilled about the return of the Sea Pines Junior Heritage in early 2014," said Cary Corbitt, Director of Operations of The Sea Pines Resort. "The renovations taking place at our resort will only enhance what is already a premier nationally ranked junior event." [... more » ]
"We are very pleased to have Chris join the Lake of Isles team," said Archie Cart, general manager, Lake of Isles. "He has worked in Troon Golf managed facilities for the past five years and understands the importance of providing our guests with an exceptional experience. In addition, his strong managerial skills combined with his knowledge of the golf business will be strong assets to our facility." [... more » ]
"This book is truly an exploration of golf's majesty, mystery and mystique," said author and poet Bo Links. "Through this series of enchanting poems, you'll know why the game holds such a grip on all who play it." [... more » ]