Golf News for Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Ireland leads the way with 12 additions to the roster, headlined by Mount Juliet Golf Club in Kilkenny, a prior host to the World Golf Championships-American Express Golf Championship in 2002 and 2004. In the U.S., courses from 20 states joined, including The Loon Golf Resort in northern Michigan, one of the home facilities to the Butch Harmon School of Golf. [... more » ]
"The golf industry in Ireland was among the first to learn that ramming shelves in pro shops and sports retailers was not the way forward," said A G Tee Golf Owner Tony Gibbons. "A brand like STX with a proven pedigree will attract great interest." [... more » ]
To be the world's best takes superior talent, burning desire and complete trust in your equipment. At the Honda Classic, Titleist Brand Ambassador Rory McIlroy relied upon the Pro V1x golf ball and a full bag of Titleist equipment to earn his sixth career win, and fulfill a lifelong dream of becoming the world's top-ranked player. [... more » ]
FootJoy congratulates Rory McIlroy on his rise to the top of the World Golf Rankings following his two shot victory at the Honda Classic. McIlroy, the second-youngest player in history to earn the no. 1 ranking, followed his runner-up finish last week at the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship by capturing his sixth career victory. [... more » ]
"Rory's quest to become the best player in the world started when he was young but the Trion:Z team watched in awe at his golfing dominance at the Hong Kong Open. We knew it was just a matter of time until he became the no. 1 golfer in the world," said Trion:Z CEO Toru Kamatari. [... more » ]
"With a remote cart, you can signal your cart to move to your desired location and have the clubs come to you! Golf is a very anaerobic sport and carrying a set of clubs or driving around in a golf cart are two extremes that either invites strain or reduces the health benefits of the sport," said Spitzer Vice President Kelly Wong. [... more » ]
"The Honda Classic was another great win for the Project X brand which revolutionized steel golf shafts," said Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"The KBS Tour Series incorporates state-of-the-art technology that builds on a rich history working with top tour players as well as leading golf club manufacturers," said renowned shaft designer Kim Braly. [... more » ]
Ranked as one of America's 100 Premier Properties by Links Magazine and decorated with "Top 100" accolades from Golfweek and Golfworld, Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club has been honored to host numerous major LPGA and Champions Tour Tournaments. [... more » ]
"The Outer Banks golf experience is one of diversity," said Kilmarlic's long-time Director of Golf Bryan Sullivan. "There are true links-style courses that use the natural sand dunes and ocean breezes as their hazards. Then you have the parkland-style courses on the mainland." [... more » ]
"I would like to thank Patrick and the Players Towel for their support of Golf Fore Africa's 5th annual Vision of Hope LPGA Pro-Am Golf Tournament," said Betsy King, LPGA Hall of Famer and founder of Golf Fore Africa. [... more » ]