Golf News for Tuesday, March 6, 2012
"Geoff is not only one of the best editorial minds in golf but also a strategic thinker and true collaborator who will help us shape the editorial vision and direction of Golf Channel for years to come," said Golf Channel President Mike McCarley. "He brings to Golf Channel a sterling reputation from his decorated years with our friends at Golf Digest and Golf World, which will serve us well as we continue our recent momentum." [... more » ]
"This is a special opportunity for CordeValle to add a golf professional to our staff with Jon's passion and ability for teaching," said Michael Marion, Director of Golf at the resort. "He has a bright future and we're certain the CordeValle membership and resort guests will benefit from working with Jon." [... more » ]
"I am really excited to be here at such a highly regarded that is at the top of the private club lists not only in Arizona but throughout the country," said Nordstrom. "I look forward to working with the members and ownership to make The Rim Golf Club experience an even better one for our members and guests." [... more » ]
"The reception in Orlando was nothing short of electric," said company CEO Mark Killeen. "Under the guidance of Jeff Clark and Hank Ashworth, the sales team continues to grow in quantity and quality as the marketplace embraces our concept and culture." [... more » ]
Sunday's round (3-5:45 p.m. ET), in which Rory McIlroy rose to No. 1 in the World Golf Rankings with a final-round 69, to defeat Tom Gillis and Tiger Woods by two strokes, registered a 3.2 overnight rating and a seven share, the highest overnight for the final round of this event since 2002 (3.4/7). [... more » ]
If you're looking for a fresh challenge, why not discover the superb golf courses offered in Ireland's northeast. Stay at the boutique five-star Fitzwilliam Hotel in Belfast and play a selection of the great golf courses in Northern Ireland, including Royal Belfast, Castlerock, Royal Portrush, Portstewart, Malone and Royal County Down. [... more » ]
"Hunter's win was thrilling, and we were proud to see him play with such confidence in his game and his PING equipment, the Nome in particular," said John A. Solheim, PING Chairman & CEO. [... more » ]
"My thoughts were to create a DVD that was designed to help your game, capture and retain your interest, and to entertain you. Unlike any other golf instructional DVD ever produced, I'll share my thoughts supplemented with those of the game's greatest golfers that I've had the privilege of working with," said Harmon. [... more » ]
"We are delighted to have been selected by Apache Stronghold Golf Club to design and manufacture a signature golf glove for the customers at the resort," said Keith Andrews Vice President of Easy Glove. "They have a really unique logo, with our unique process of printing I think it will be a stunning piece." [... more » ]
"We are excited to have Cardinal on board using the m-Caddy mobile suite. As the largest golf facility in Canada they will see a tremendous decline in the number of no-shows with the use of our mobile tee time confirmation system," said Barry Forth, CEO of Sports Mobile Strategies. [... more » ]
"We are excited to welcome the Tour Academy to La Costa to further expand and enhance our instruction program," said Paul McCormick vice president and general manager at La Costa Resort and Spa. [... more » ]
"Strokes", a new Android app for smartphones or tablets, has been released by Class Mate Software. Strokes is a golf scoring and wagering app that frees you up to concentrate on golf while it keeps track of all those Nassau and Skins bets during your round. It calculates all golf scores, golf bets, and player payoffs during your round. [... more » ]