Golf News for Thursday, February 9, 2012
"We are extremely pleased with the response to our official Ryder Cup hospitality offerings and excited to welcome a number of new corporate faces to the mix," said Michael Belot, director of the 2012 Ryder Cup. "A limited number of hospitality options remain available, but we don't expect them to last long. I would encourage any interested companies to act now." [... more » ]
"More and more PGA Tour players are discovering the benefits of playing composite iron shafts," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. "It's a win-win technology that is winning on Tour." [... more » ]
"It's our aim at Golf Live to attract some of the biggest names in golf and they don't come much bigger than Gary Player," said James Goode, Golf Live's event director. "We are honoured that he has agreed." [... more » ]
The Chapel Creek Golf Villas GOLF NOW! Package includes 3 nights lodging and 4 rounds of golf in beautiful Santee! Enjoy lodging on the first fairway at Santee National Golf Club, in the Chapel Creek Golf Villas. Tee it up at Santee National Golf Club, Lake Marion Golf Club, Santee Cooper Country Club and Wyboo Golf Club. [... more » ]
"On behalf of our members, past and present, our management and staff, The Woodmere Club is most grateful to be selected as the MGWA's Club of the Year," said Lee A. Israel, club president. [... more » ]
"The new short course, golf academy and cottages will take us to the next level and provide our members and visitors with improved services and facilities," said Arthur Gromadzki, chairman of Modry Las Golf Club. [... more » ]
"We are once again extremely excited to offer a full summer calendar of events at eight outstanding venues for the PGA Junior Series as well as the prestigious Junior PGA Championship in late July and the Junior Ryder Cup in September," said PGA of America President Allen Wronowski. "We expect another year of great competition and fun for junior golfers across the country." [... more » ]
Danny Balin of Rockville, Md., opened his bid for Player of the Year among the PGA of America's 27,000 club professionals in 2012 by winning the 59th annual PGA Stroke Play Championship, Feb. 2, at the PGA Golf Club. [... more » ]
"I feel really excited because it is a new tournament," said Lee-Anne Pace, the South African money list leader. "I love playing in China and am really looking forward to playing at Mission Hills. I think my chances here are pretty good, especially in the team event. It's exciting playing in a team format, but it's also a pretty big tournament for us as individuals as well, so the focus will be on both." [... more » ]
"The Tribute to Caddyshack Collection is phenomenal," said Craig Ramsbottom, President of Dynamic Brands, Golf Division. "Every golfer loves the movie and the two images that David created are classic Caddyshack moments." [... more » ]