Golf News for Tuesday, December 4, 2012
"There is no doubt that the Summit is our premier event for what we do as PGA members - and that is teach and coach," said PGA Instruction Committee co-chair Tom Henderson, the head professional at Round Hill Club in Greenwich, Conn. "I'm 55 years old, and I continue to come away from a Summit with a list of ideas that I can take back to my club." [... more » ]
"This is a completely new approach to educational opportunities at the PGA Merchandise Show," said Dawes Marlatt, PGA director of education. "We've streamlined the content into three core tracks to provide in-depth content and the very best in education from proven professionals and industry stakeholders." [... more » ]
"Every year, the PGA Merchandise Show presents a special opportunity for us to connect with our dedicated staff members and golf shop partners, and continue to strengthen those relationships," said Peter Broome, Vice President Business Development and Partnerships, Titleist. [... more » ]
"We have been working toward solutions for the proposed ban on the anchoring technique for some time now, and working with our Tour players, have identified an alternative and Tour-proven putting method," said Chris Koske, Global Director, Odyssey Golf. "We're now moving quickly to deliver the Arm Lock products that promote a stable and consistent putting stroke." [... more » ]
The island is waiting for you. With Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa's Balance package you'll enjoy one round of golf at Poipu Bay Golf Course and a daily breakfast buffet for two. An exquisite experience awaits you at our captivating luxury hotel in Kauai. [... more » ]
"Swing in" 2013 with New Year's Eve holiday packages at Doral® Golf Resort & Spa, the newest addition to the award winning TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION™. For those looking for an end-of-year getaway, the legendary resort is offering two New Year's Eve packages that promise a memorable start to a new year. [... more » ]
"If someone had told me that I would win once this year, I would probably not believe them," said Thelen, a PGA member since 1996. "If someone said I would win three times, I really wouldn't believe it. But, here I am. Last year, I had a decent year. I knew I could compete out here." [... more » ]
"Best's story is a sobering one, but an important one for our members to know about," said GCSAA President Sandy Queen, CGCS. "One of his stated goals was to increase awareness of skin cancer and proper prevention techniques among superintendents, and his GCM story was a compelling step in that direction. We are honored to recognize his work with this award." [... more » ]
"What you found is a remarkable effort for benefiting both families of our veterans at Folds of Honor and also helping veterans directly through Troops First," said Maj. Ed Pulido of Edmond, Okla., senior vice president of public relations and military affairs for the Folds of Honor Foundation. "This was one of the top five all-time single fundraising events that Folds of Honor has been associated with." [... more » ]