Golf News for Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The overnight rating for Sunday’s final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational from Bay Hill on NBC, in which Tiger Woods earned his first PGA TOUR victory since 2009, is up 129 percent from last year and is the best overnight for this event since a one-stroke victory Tiger win three years ago, according to overnight data released by The Nielsen Company. [... more » ]
"We are honored to again be recognized as among the best courses in the State," said Dennis Nicholl, head professional at The Dunes. "The Dunes has a long and distinguished history of accomplishments and awards." [... more » ]
"We have been working hard to make the experience at Kingsbarns even better for our customer this year. Across all the different areas we have introduced new ideas and we have made some improvements out on the course and in the clubhouse. I look forward to getting the season underway," said Kingsbarns Chief Executive Alan Hogg. [... more » ]
Since 2007, the club has embarked on an aggressive renovation campaign to enhance the course. With each upgrade, Salem's reputation has grown for its exceptional quality of golf. Most recently, many bunkers on all 18 holes have undergone a facelift and a number of new cart paths are being installed. [... more » ]
PGA National Resort & Spa announces the debut of its Champion Course - home of the PGA TOUR Honda Classic - in EA SPORTS Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 13, on sale in North America March 27 and worldwide March 30 on the Xbox 360 by Microsoft and Sony PlayStation 3. [... more » ]
"Having HD Golf's simulator gives me a real competitive edge. I can train on top courses from around the world, while in China. They look and play like the real thing," said Liang Wen-Chong. "Unlike training on a course, I receive highly detailed measurements after each swing." [... more » ]
"The position is incredibly important to Fourteen Golf. As a boutique company some consumers or potential customers have not heard of the brand but when a golfer sees and feels our product - they're sold. We're positive that Mike is going to be a major contributor to this year's overall growth," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
"The whole event was, as always, extremely well organised by Eddie, Adele and the TGI Golf team," said Brooks. "These kind of events give us TGI Partners the opportunity to come together, compete and network, and also offer our members a fantastic trip with amazing prizes on offer. The guys could not believe the prizes they won." [... more » ]
Who needs a pro when you can play golf in a fun-filled Pro-Am with a Parmate? The Memorial Day Weekend Las Vegas Par-Am will be a two-day golf event played at the Royal Links Golf Club with hotel accommodations at the MGM Grand Resort. [... more » ]
Affectionately known as the "Little Pro," Merrins is a long revered golf guru with more than 60 years of experience beginning as a junior amateur and college golfer, and later a professional tour player, instructor, head professional and NCAA coach. [... more » ]
"It was a tremendous occasion and amazing to see so many people here supporting Sport Relief and going the extra mile to raise money for the cause. Having both John Motson and Ricky George here was great," said Ian McDowell, Redbourn Golf Centre General Manager. [... more » ]