Golf News for Friday, February 24, 2012
The early season lineup of guests for the second season of Golf Channel's hit primetime series, Feherty, premiering Monday, Feb. 27, includes enigmatic golfer Sergio Garcia in episode one, followed by Basketball Hall-of-Famer Bill Russell (March 5) and renowned swing coach Butch Harmon (March 12). The new, hour-long Feherty will shift to the 10 p.m. ET Monday timeslot where it will follow a new season of The Haney Project to form a potent primetime Monday lineup. [... more » ]
"Neal [Haas] and Greg [Cavill]'s promotions recognize their contributions to True Temper's past and recent success and the company's emphasis and commitment to continuous innovation," said Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper. [... more » ]
While Marjorie "Tiny" Leach may not be a household name in the world of golf, she is a living legend in golf circles around her native Austin and throughout the Lone Star State. Her "celebrity" is due in part to her nearly half-century of tireless work on behalf of the Texas Women's Amateur Golf Association (TWAGA). Each year, the TWAGA Championship Trophy is given in honor of Tiny as a tribute to all she has given to the organization. [... more » ]
Stay and Play at Shula's Hotel & Golf Club and enjoy the ultimate perfect golf getaway. This package includes deluxe accommodations, breakfast daily, golf on Shula's Senator Golf Course, range balls and a $25 certificate towards your dinner at the original Shula's Steak House. Great golf, great steak, great time! [... more » ]
"In four years, KBS has achieved unprecedented success and it's directly attributable to the advanced performance of our product line and the enjoyment golfers express when they switch," said renowned shaft designer Kim Braly. [... more » ]
"The top players on the PGA Tour continue to trust Aldila's RIP Technology because it provides them with lower torque, increased tip stability and better tip stiffness control," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. "With the RIP, Aldila engineers employed patent-pending technology and exclusive materials to completely transform shaft design from the inside out providing players with shot control." [... more » ]
"We are excited to participate at the Chicago Golf Show and to showcase our full line of products to all the attendees at the show," said Gary Sheppard, President and CEO of HIRZL North America. "We are anticipating significant interest in, and excitement for, trying out our gloves at our booth." [... more » ]
"The response we have had this year from the golf industry has been phenomenal. It is the fastest selling event to date and exhibitors are guaranteed the opportunity to position themselves alongside the biggest names in golf," said Chris Secker, sales manager for Golf Live. [... more » ]
"Hosting the tournament shows our continued commitment to bring the biggest and best golf tournaments to Mission Hills and to help further develop the game of golf in China," said Tenniel Chu, Vice-Chairman of Mission Hills Group. [... more » ]
"The coaches at Lipscomb and Mercer were immediately impressed by our software's track record and what a useful and fun game improvement tool it is for their players," said Dr. Stephane Bergeron, founder of Brain Center International. [... more » ]
Plans for the £100m Bushmills Dunes Golf Resort & Spa which will create approximately 360 direct jobs and an estimated further 300 ancillary jobs through suppliers and construction were approved today. It will be located just outside the village of Bushmills. An 18-hole championship golf course designed by Scotsman David McLay Kidd will be supported by environmentally sensitive accommodation provision including a 120 bedroom world-class hotel and 75 garden residences. [... more » ]
"With an established footprint in the marketplace, supporting the Kansas City Golf Show is a great opportunity for our associates to interact with avid golfers in the community," said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf Shops. [... more » ]