Golf News for Wednesday, March 21, 2012
“For me this is an extreme pleasure to be here in Orlando,” Arnold Palmer said. “I started here in about 1962 and I’ve been hanging on ever since, and each day that goes by I am more proud of what has happened and certainly what has happened with the Golf Channel.” [... more » ]
Morning Drive, Golf Channel’s morning show hosted by Erik Kuselias and Gary Williams, will expand this morning to air Arnold Palmer’s press conference from the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard. PGA TOUR Professional Bubba Watson also will make his Golf Channel host debut, filling in for Erik Kuselias. [... more » ]
Golf Channel’s hit primetime series, Feherty, launches Feherty Sweepstakes on Facebook, allowing fans to test their wits Feherty-style and participate in fun activities for chances to win Cobra PUMA Golf equipment and merchandise. Three weekly winners will be selected at random to receive one of three Cobra Golf clubs -- a COBRA Baffler 3-Wood, COBRA Baffler 4-Hybrid or a COBRA Trusty Rusty Wedge. Ten weekly runners-up will receive golf hats courtesy of Cobra PUMA Golf. [... more » ]
Sun Mountain's new KG:3 cart bag includes a 10.5", 15-way divided top offering full-length club protection and a separate putter well for easy access. The top of the KG:3 also includes Sun Mountain's patent-pending three handle-holds offering convenient spots to grab with both hands when lifting the bag onto a cart. [... more » ]
"When designing the RIP, Aldila completely turned golf shaft design and performance inside out through the use of computer modeling technology and exclusive carbon fiber materials," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. [... more » ]
"The Transitions Championship delivered more exciting down-to-the-wire drama on the PGA Tour this week, and we're very pleased to see players trusting Dynamic Gold and DG Spinner to deliver clutch performance when everything is on the line," said Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"In four years, KBS shafts have exceeded all our expectations and we're proud of the performance KBS shafts deliver for a growing number of top tour professionals. We're proud of the accomplishments our players exhibited this week on Tour," said renowned shaft designer Kim Braly. [... more » ]
"The new 'SG' club line(s) will help you play better and feel much better about your game. In fact, if you are not a Tour player, the new USGA groove rule actually compromises your short game, especially from the rough and bunkers," said Feel Golf CEO and PGA Professional, Lee Miller PhD. [... more » ]
"Ravisloe is a testament to Donald Ross' timeless and classic golf course architecture," said GM Ashley Smith. "There's a reason more Donald Ross courses are listed in Golfweek's Best 100 Classic Courses than any other golf course architect. Ravisloe is proud to present a Donald Ross course to public golfers, the only one in the Chicagoland area." [... more » ]
"The U.S. Open is the crown jewel of American golf and we are honored to play a role in the championship," said Mike McCabe, general manager. "Old American has become a high profile location for PGA Tour players to hone their competitive skills on a course that reflects PGA caliber shot making." [... more » ]
"To have the original prints that Old Tom Morris owned himself returning back to St Andrews at the very first St Andrews Golf Festival is a truly special moment and a real festival highlight," said Richard Wax, Chairman of the Golf Festival. [... more » ]
"Establishing new locations in strategic markets throughout the Midwest allows us to better support our vendor partners in new communities," said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf Shops. "As we continue to expand our national footprint, I'm thrilled that golfers in Iowa now have the opportunity to experience everything that Edwin Watts Golf has to offer." [... more » ]