Golf News for Tuesday, April 10, 2012
"That had to be one of the most exciting moments I've ever seen and I congratulate these two SteelFiber players for a great performance. The third-place player, in particular, has proven to the world that he's one of the best players of his generation," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. [... more » ]
"When history is set to be made, the world's best players turn to CHAMP time and again to help them elevate their games," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "We manufacture spikes to fit a variety of preferences and continue to lead the industry with functional and durable designs that benefit golfers of all skill levels." [... more » ]
"Bubba's an electric, self-taught player who took his game to a completely new level this week and boy was it fun to watch," says Mark Kent, CEO and President of KENTWOOL. "To have one of our guys, and someone who's such an outstanding person, win a dramatic Masters is certainly a high point for me personally, and for our growing business of making the world's best golf sock." [... more » ]
Morning Drive, Golf Channel’s morning show hosted by Gary Williams and Erik Kuselias, airs live Monday-Friday from 7-9 a.m. ET. Audio and video clips from each show are posted online daily, and live audio for Morning Drive is streamed online at www.GolfChannel.com/morningdrive. [... more » ]
"Golfers, whether on the course or through Team Titleist, have often asked us if they can purchase their Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball in their own unique double digit play number," said Mary Lou Bohn, Vice President Golf Ball Marketing and Communications. [... more » ]
In April, Lost Canyons Golf Club in Simi Valley, California is not fooling around! On Wednesdays and Thursdays in April, play the Sky Course for $69 or the Shadow Course for $39. Designed by Pete Dye and Fred Couples, 36-hole Lost Canyons G.C. is the Los Angeles area's premiere public golf facility. You can enjoy panoramic views of the Santa Susana Mountains from both courses. Don't be an April fool, sign up today and play! [... more » ]
"We are honored by this special recognition," said Mark Lammi, Vice President of Golf Operations at Reynolds Plantation. "Our staff and our members believe Reynolds Plantation is not only the best collection of golf courses in Georgia, but one of the best in the world." [... more » ]
"We are unequivocally thrilled with the renovation, and we've heard from a lot of people who are pining for the opportunity to again play Glaze Meadow," said Scott Huntsman, president and chief executive officer of Black Butte Ranch, a 1,800-acre destination family resort community. "We salute John Fought for a job well done." [... more » ]
"In a year when we celebrate the first Ryder Cup to visit Illinois, it's exciting that junior golfers throughout the state have the opportunity to compete in the Ryder Cup Youth Skills Challenge," PGA of America President Allen Wronowski said. [... more » ]
"We want golfers to know that they can Tee It Forward anytime and anywhere," said Nicklaus. "Average golfers, who are inspired and motivated to play like their favorite Tour players, should not look at where those players tee from but, instead, the results of those tee shots." [... more » ]
"Randy is uniquely qualified to prepare the Russian National Team for competition," says Nikolay Afanasyev, Head of the RGA's Sports Department. "He has a proven teaching philosophy and methodology, exceptional equipment knowledge, and familiarity with the most innovative teaching technology." [... more » ]
"As we continue our rapid and sustainable expansion beyond North America, it was essential to fill this key role with someone who's respected in all sectors of the golf industry," said Dancin' Dogg CEO Brandon Theophilus. "Mike's a true professional who will play a significant part." [... more » ]
Wintergreen features two distinctive golf courses, Devils Knob on the top of the mountain, and Stoney Creek in the valley below. Each is a welcoming, relaxed venue staffed by golf professionals who are tuned in to what a family needs to create a fun experience. [... more » ]