Golf News for Friday, March 23, 2012
"Our new Fazio Course is a prime example of our never-ending goal of being the best golf destination in not only the U.S., but the world," said Joel Paige, vice president and managing director. "We continue to create a premier championship experience by raising the bar for our members and resort guests." [... more » ]
This exciting event, which is free and open to the public, will provide consumers with the opportunity to test out the latest product innovations from leading brands while tuning-up their game with custom club & ball fitting, customized swing analysis, and much more. [... more » ]
"STX participated in the first Golf Digest Hot List Tour in Carlsbad, CA. We were thrilled with the quality of golfers who attended. They were avid golfers who knew a lot about golf equipment. It was nice to be surrounded by our target market. We look forward to this weekend's event," said STX Director of Golf Steve Henneman. [... more » ]
"The company is thrilled to be included in this special event. Golf Digest supports these demo days with extensive promotional materials to insure its success. Last year the events collectively attracted more than 26,000 golfers," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
She's not yet 23, but Michelle Wie has lived one of the most public and highly scrutinized careers in the history of women's golf. On the next episode of Feherty, Monday at 10 p.m. ET, David Feherty gets a rare visit with Wie to provide Golf Channel viewers with an inside look into the ups and downs of Wie's life, which has been dominated by driving the little white ball down the fairway. [... more » ]
"Like all our products, the Spring 2012 collection is very tech-driven to make it ideally suited for golf," said Mark Fletcher, Fletcher Leisure Group. "They've got a great look and hand feel, and the overall styling is a bit more European-influenced than what U.S. buyers might be familiar with, but at a much more reasonable price." [... more » ]
"Golfsmith's experiential concept will make most golfers' jaws drop as soon as they walk through our doors. Nashville's customers can experience a concept not offered by other area golf retailers," said Golfsmith CEO Marty Hanaka. [... more » ]
"Graphite Design is the worldwide leader in composite golf shafts, offering exceptional performance and feel to professional and recreational golfers. It is our mission to provide the best golf shafts in the world with superior quality and service to create and maintain brand loyalty," said Mr. Tak Yamada. [... more » ]
"Our after school program, Operation Hero, is our most critical program for the young military children attending the five elementary schools on Camp Pendleton," said George Brown, Executive Director, Camp Pendleton Armed Services YMCA. [... more » ]
"Quality physical education is disappearing in schools across our country, but we want to change this trend in Central Florida," said Hall of Fame golfer Annika Sorenstam, founder of the ANNIKA Foundation. "Experiencing SPARK at school will impact these kids in so many positive ways, teaching them the importance of physical activity, health and wellness." [... more » ]
"In 1 day, we will be playing 3 balls on each hole for 27 holes for a grand total of 108 holes of golf," said Brendon Elliott, Founder of The Little Linksters Association for Junior Golf Development. "This difficult yet rewarding journey will benefit the Little Linksters Association for Junior Golf Development as we look to expand our golf program nationwide." [... more » ]