Golf News for Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Golf Channel's popular Big Break reality series returns May 14 with an all-female cast ready to use serious golf skills, beauty and brains to take that next step in their golf careers. Big Break Atlantis, the series' 17th season, will premier May 14 at 9 p.m. ET. [... more » ]
Golf Channel announced today the addition of Bob Papa to its on-air team for live tournament coverage in 2012. Papa will serve as a play-by-play host at select events for the network’s coverage of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, beginning this week at the Toshiba Classic in Newport Beach, Calif. [... more » ]
"We are pleased to be hosting the Golf Channel Amateur Tour," said Bob Seganti, director of golf at True Blue Golf Plantation. "We are proud of our two award-winning golf courses and we are sure the golfers will enjoy their test of golf here." [... more » ]
Hall of fame golfer Annika Sorenstam, along with more than 25 of her celebrity friends and famous athletes, will join in an amazing weekend filled with golf, social events and fine dining. All proceeds from the weekend will go to the ANNIKA Foundation. [... more » ]
"Going from a traditionally strong draw in Orlando to a Western location the next year generally results in a drop off in attendance, but that was not the case this year," said Golf Course Superintendents Association of America CEO Rhett Evans said. "I think that speaks to the value of the event and the belief the industry is gaining some strength." [... more » ]
The latest golf vacation package deal from Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club lets you stay in style at the Villa in Golden Eagle Village and play challenging Jack Nicklaus golf. [... more » ]
“Spring Island has long been recognized for its trend-setting, low-impact development plan. More recently, the club has stood out for its financial strength and the willingness of our owners to invest in the future of the community," said Tom Noyes, General Manager of Spring Island. "This golf course restoration is our next step in ensuring the continuing improvement of Spring Island.” [... more » ]
"Golfweek is one of the game's most prestigious publications and we are proud to be included," said Jaxon Hardy, head golf professional. "Camp Creek has established itself as one of the best courses in Florida thanks to a remarkable layout, and a very dedicated staff." [... more » ]
"I would like to congratulate Dustin Merrill on capturing his first LDA Tour title with an outstanding drive of 399 yards in the final," said Gary Sheppard, President of HIRZL North America. "With five world titles last year and a dramatic victory in this year's first event, HIRZL has clearly demonstrated that it is the glove of choice for the world's best golfers seeking the ultimate in a performance golf glove." [... more » ]
Introduced in 1950, the original Samba was created to enable soccer players to train on hard, icy ground. Today, the Samba has sold more than 35 million pairs worldwide and now, for the first time, golfers can showcase the legendary footwear on the golf course and represent their favorite major in style. [... more » ]
"The 360 Degree Revolution has really given Bag Boy a step-up on the competition," said Craig Ramsbottom, president, Dynamic Brands Golf Division. "The combination of visible technology and discernible benefits to the consumer has made the Revolver and T-2000 extremely successful." [... more » ]
"We are excited to have Rick join the Imperial team. His background in the collegiate market will help Imperial grow our market share," said Doug Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Headwear. [... more » ]
"Dr. Foote truly exemplifies what the Digger Smith Award is about," said Matt Larson, AJGA Midwest Regional Director. "His length of involvement with the AJGA is impressive. His dedication to junior golf, even beyond the AJGA, is inspiring, and his standard of excellence has made the AJGA and this event an annual success." [... more » ]