Golf News for Thursday, March 8, 2012
It has been written that Old Tom Morris "came to symbolize all that was finest in Scottish character and in the ancient Scottish game." It is in this spirit that the St. Andrews Golf Festival has created the Old Tom Morris Award. [... more » ]
"The new RIP Phenom incorporates Aldila's Tour proven RIP Technology with a unique shaft design to create a new and innovative flex profile for maximum distance and control known as the Hyperbolic Flex Zone," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. [... more » ]
"Professional players are fine tuning their equipment almost every week between Monday and Wednesday before the tournament starts. The Shaft Lab gives us the ability to support them in this effort and have all of our key shafts ready to go at a moment's notice," said Chad Hall, director of global tour operations and product marketing for True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
The Lake Marion Golf Villa's GOLF NOW! Package includes three nights lodging and four rounds of golf in beautiful Santee! Enjoy lodging on the fairway at Lake Marion Golf Club, in the Lake Marion Golf Villas. Tee it up at Santee National Golf Club, Lake Marion Golf Club, Santee Cooper Country Club and Wyboo Golf Club. [... more » ]
Morning Drive, Golf Channel’s morning show hosted by Erik Kuselias and Gary Williams, will extend to seven days this week, airing live Thursday-Friday from 7-9 a.m. ET, Saturday from 9-11:30 a.m. ET and Sunday from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET. Audio and video clips from each show are posted online daily. [... more » ]
"Ball flight characteristics tell you everything that's going on with your swing," said Scott Hebert, the resort's Head Golf Professional and Director of Instruction. "If I can capture the data on ball flight characteristics, I can pretty much pinpoint why the ball is behaving the way it does." [... more » ]
"Gates Four is more classic and traditional, than say, Bayonet, which has a modern feel," said General Manager Kevin Lavertu. "There are no real tricks, no blind shots, everything is right out in front of you." [... more » ]
"Lorena has been known not only as a champion golfer, but an active philanthropist and ambassador," said EWGA CEO Pam Swensen. "She has inspired the world by helping aspiring golfers and women realize their dreams. We look forward to honoring her ongoing contributions to the game." [... more » ]
"We're excited to add the Fuel The Future Celebration to the schedule of events this year," said Susan Sparks of Sparks Toyota. "In the two years of the tournament, we have raised over $40,000 for local Coastal Carolina students. Recipients are awarded renewable $5,000 scholarships." [... more » ]
"We do not focus solely on the exposure that other brands seek through front line logo placement on athletes. We invest in those who share our values and can inspire others, Manuel is definitely someone who does that and we are proud to support him," said John Iacono, founder and president of Zero Friction. [... more » ]