Golf News for Thursday, December 20, 2012
“La Quinta Resort and Club and PGA West are honored again to host the Golf Channel Am Tour National Championships,” said Jerry Eye, Senior Director of Golf Operations for PGA WEST. “This prestigious event gives top amateurs across the country the chance to compete against one another at some of the most challenging, celebrated and famed golf facilities in the world.” [... more » ]
"This is the ultimate," said Lastowka following his victory. "I've had a lot of close calls in the Open Division in the past (runner-up in 2006, 8th place in 2001), but this is why I continue in this sport. There are so many good hitters that it always takes your best to win. Now that I have won, it gives me even more motivation to repeat next year." [... more » ]
Coming off last weekend's 11-shot victory, Schwartzel coasted to a 12-shot win, locking up his eighth European Title with 14 Nike clubs in the bag. His 24-under-par score of 264 is the lowest tournament total at Leopard Creek Country Club. [... more » ]
Escape to Las Vegas, VIP style! Enjoy the excitement and luxury that three nights at the Green Valley Ranch will provide with a unique golf experience including one round at Royal Links Golf Club and Desert Pines Golf Club. Not too mention you'll enjoy complimentary VIP transportation to and from each course and a $25 resort credit! This exquisite stay-and-play golf package is priced from just $249 per person. [... more » ]
The five member courses of the golf destination cooperative "Kaua'i: Discover Golf's Ultimate Island Green" are now offering special winter rates and packages, allowing guests to experience the many enhancements and expansions recently completed at the resorts and courses on the "Garden Isle." [... more » ]
"There is a passion that goes into everything we do and this collaboration is no different. We've been able to combine Kangol's rich heritage with P2i's innovative water-repellent technology, and Samuel L. Jackson's love of golf and the Kangol brand to create a truly unique collection unlike any other in the headwear market", says Sean Leon, Kangol Global Marketing Director. [... more » ]
"No jacket combines the GORE-TEX performance shell lifetime waterproof fabric with the X-Static thermodynamic lining, ergonomically designed stretch GORE-TEX shoulder inserts, the Pro-Trim cinching system and lycra cuffs in a complete package weighing just over 1 pound," said Mark Fletcher, president of Sunice. [... more » ]
"These new colors have been added to meet customer demand in the retail and custom logo environments. Organizations have requested towels which fit the color scheme of their logo and individuals like golf towels to match their bags," said Scott Salzman, inventor of the three-in-one Spotless Swing Golf Towel [... more » ]
"Eagle Golf has been a great partner with us at Los Robles Greens, so we reached out to them when the previous concessionaire at the Civic Arts Plaza opted to cease operations," said John Adams, Finance Director for the city. "The hospitality at the golf course has been exceptional, and we are confident that Eagle Golf will carry that service over to the concert venue." [... more » ]
"These new weekday rates will make it even more budget-friendly," said Gulf Shores Golf Association Executive Director Duncan Millar. "The combination of our year-round mild weather, optimal playing conditions and plethora of non-golf activities make it a perfect place for buddy trips, family vacations or romantic getaways." [... more » ]
"It's an honor to have Streamsong Red and Streamsong Blue recognized by such an influential publication," said Scott Wilson, Director of Golf at Streamsong Resort. "This is a true testament to the superb design and collaboration of Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw and Tom Doak, as well as the months of hard work and dedication put in by our crew on the ground at Streamsong." [... more » ]
"Building a golf course on such dramatic property and using skilled American labor plus local, Nicaraguan workers mean things don't always evolve quite as quickly as you would like, but in the long run the golf course is going to not only introduce a new way of life to this culture but also offer numerous opportunities to people here that don't necessarily exist today," said golf course architect Mike Young. [... more » ]
"Thank you to Asian Golf Monthly's readers for recognizing our passion and talent for golf course design," said Brian Curley. "We've assembled the best team in the business and could not have achieved this feat without their unwavering dedication to tirelessly serving all our client-partners." [... more » ]