Golf News for Friday, December 21, 2012
As champion of Big Break Greenbrier, Mark Silvers receives one of the most valuable prize packages in Big Break series history, highlighted by an invitation to compete in the 2013 Greenbrier Classic in July and $50,000 in cash. In addition, Silvers receives an Adams Golf endorsement contract, which includes $10,000 in cash; $10,000 shopping spree to Dick’s Sporting Goods; and $10,000 car rental credit for from Avis Car Rental. [... more » ]
Coming off a successful 2012 fantasy golf season that drew a 200 percent increase in the total number of players over its inaugural year in 2011, Golf Channel continues the momentum with the launch of the 2013 Fantasy Challenge. The 2013 game features new enhancements, weekly prizes, interactive capabilities and -- for the first time -- expanding to include the five major championships on the 2013 LPGA Tour schedule. Registration is free and is now open for the 2013 season by visiting www.GolfChannel.com/Fantasy. [... more » ]
"Obviously Colin is a legend on the European Tour," said Phil Kenyon. "I look really forward to working with him on his putting. We had a first productive session at the Harold Swash Putting Schools Headquarter at Formby Hall Golf Resort, which is located in Southport, England." [... more » ]
"I keep talking about consistency, and mine is back where I like it to be,'' said Schwartzel. "Old Palm's championship-caliber golf course, state-of-the-art Golf Studio, and regulation length practice holes provide the ideal venue for total game improvement." [... more » ]
"A large majority of club members were overwhelmed by the outcome. People are raving about how much the greens exceeded their expectations," said Dunlop White III, a long-time member of the club's greens committee and past president of the Donald Ross Society. "Kris's understanding of how the greens evolved over time was critical to the project's success." [... more » ]
"We were able to weather the downturn and actually benefit from it in terms of additional planning and the opportunity to expand our land holdings," said Roger Keeling, who heads The Keeling Group (TKG), which is developing the new Milagro del Mar. "We were able to put new financing in place and are now pushing forward quickly." [... more » ]
"Whether we are servicing an elite golfer or a novice, our store associates are committed to making the shopping experience enjoyable, and the activities that support the TGIF TOUR were established to bring a level of excitement to store," said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf. "TGIF TOUR events are truly for anyone." [... more » ]
"We are pleased by the response we've received for the 'Holiday' Facebook Promotion. Two hundred eager participants have registered but we urge those who are interested in winning a new, never been seen, Pitch Black Series Putter, to visit the STX Facebook and register before it is too late," said STX Golf Marketing Manager [... more » ]
"We are absolutely elated that the book has now been purchased in 19 countries and is being used as part of the core curriculum of nine colleges and universities, including Clemson's PGA of America Program, the Golf Academy of America, Keiser University College of Golf, and the University of Wisconsin - Stout," said author James J. Keegan. [... more » ]
"I failed to learn to play golf twice," said author Janelle Gluckman. "The third time I was determined not to be 'that woman golfer' who hits the ball ten times getting to the green and then takes another four shots to get it in the hole. I invented the method described in 'GoodShot! Golf' and had fun playing golf while I was still learning." [... more » ]
"We are very honored to have been selected to host both the men's and women's NCAA Division I Golf Championships here at The Concession Golf Club and we look forward to welcoming the nation's top collegiate teams and golfers," said Bruce Cassidy, Jr. the club's General Manager. [... more » ]