Golf News for Tuesday, April 17, 2012
"The industry has changed and businesses are struggling to find ways to do more with less. Between Matt (Lindley) and me, we have the experience and knowledge to assist our clients in all areas of the operations from marketing to maintenance and improve each facility's bottom line," said company founder Paul Bergen. [... more » ]
"DeMargo is a great addition to the team. His eagerness to succeed combined with his knowledge of golf equipment is going to make him one of our most successful salesperson to date, we're sure of it," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
Morning Drive, Golf Channel's morning show, this week will feature a different guest host each day. Current scheduled guest hosts this week include Annika Sorenstam, Rickie Fowler and Graeme McDowell. Audio and video clips from each show are posted online daily, and live audio for Morning Drive is streamed online. [... more » ]
"We are very pleased to be selected as an official merchandiser of the 2012 Ryder Cup," said Craig Ramsbottom, President, Dynamic Brands, Golf Division. "Burton and Devant are thrilled to be part of the Ryder Cup and offer fans products that they can show their colors." [... more » ]
Oosthuizen's three-stroke win capped a remarkable three weeks of superb play during which the Sundog Eyewear Genuine Performer finished third (Houston Open), second (The Masters), and finally first at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club. [... more » ]
"We are extremely pleased to receive four Gold Medals covering seven models," said Dan Murphy, Vice President of Marketing - Bridgestone Golf, Inc. "We are committed to producing top quality products for all types of players from Tour pros to recreational golfers." [... more » ]
Maui's only 18-hole private golf club, The King Kamehameha G.C., is offering a limited opportunity to experience Maui's best and become a "Guest For A Day." Hugging the West Maui Mountains, The King Kamehameha Golf Club offers magnificent bi-coastal ocean views while marrying nature with classic design. [... more » ]
"The Power Play Caiman X2 irons are stronger lofted primarily in the long and mid irons which are designed to take advantage of today's lighter weight and higher launching shafts," said Hireko Golf Technical Director Jeff Summitt. [... more » ]
"Nobody can justify building a new course these days," said Schulties. "Renovation and re-design is in demand today, and that's what I've been doing for most of my career. I made a point to specialize in what most others did not want to do in the late '90s when new-course development was at its peak." [... more » ]
"Our Cumberland store is our largest Atlanta area store and has a brand new look and feel from our other area stores. It will make golfers' jaws drop when they walk through our doors. We are not just another warehouse golf store. We are bringing the ultimate golf retail playground to Atlanta area golfers," said Golfsmith CEO Marty Hanaka. [... more » ]
"Lisbon airport serves around 13 million passengers per year and is the seventh-most-visited city in Southern Europe, so it's an ideal site at which to open our ninth outlet," said ClubstoHire director, Tony Judge. "It's also the gateway to an outstanding golfing area, with 19 courses within a 45-minute drive from the airport." [... more » ]