Golf News for Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Golf Channel is primed to deliver 60 live hours of news coverage from this week’s Masters tournament -- the most-anticipated major championship in golf -- with live news reports, inside analysis, player interviews, special guest appearances and compelling features throughout the week. [... more » ]
"As a volunteer-based organization with thousands of women giving their time and talents to run EWGA Chapters, it's an honor for the EWGA to recognize Kathryn Freshley and reward our outstanding volunteer leaders," said EWGA CEO Pam Swensen. [... more » ]
Wynn Las Vegas debuts an all-new consumer website,, which presents users the opportunity to fully explore the resort's offerings via a comprehensive gallery of photography. Succinct navigation allows users to more easily make informed decisions about rooms, restaurant choices and show reservations. [... more » ]
"We're thrilled to be working with Nike on this promotion that also gives golfers a chance to play with Tiger," said Marty Hanaka, Chairman and CEO of Golfsmith. "Nike has been a great partner in bringing this fun, interactive and unique promotion to golfers of all levels across the country to help them improve their games and add more distance to their bags." [... more » ]
"The Concession has a historical connection with the Ryder Cup matches and all of the past captains are honorary members at the club," said Bruce Cassidy Jr., general manager of The Concession Golf Club. "Our goal is to host some of the world's most prestigious golf tournaments and Golfweek's passion for covering these events makes this a good partnership." [... more » ]
"Straight Trax was developed with input from some of the best players and instructors in the world," said Ryan Neel, President of MVP Sport. "Once you try a few putts with it, you will be on your way to fewer putts and lower scores." [... more » ]
Stay and play at Belterra Casino Resort & Spa in Florence, Ind. Enjoy a world-class golf course, casino and amazing accommodations -- just a short drive from Cincinnati, Louisville, Lexington and Indianapolis. Designed by legend Tom Fazio, this world-class championship course at Belterra was ranked in the top 20 casino golf courses in the U.S. by Golfweek. [... more » ]
"Having proper fitting clubs can make a tremendous difference in a player's game, and we can all agree that it's more fun to play when you're doing well," said Joe Guerra, president and CEO of Canongate Golf. "We're honored that Nike selected our Bentwater club for this unprecedented facility." [... more » ]
"Zero Friction products have been well received throughout Canada and given the increase in demand, an added channel of distribution for retail and green grass was needed," said John Iacono, President of Zero Friction. [... more » ]
"Uinta Golf has an unmatched history of golf retail excellence in the state of Utah for more than 40 years, and we're proud to bring the Uinta brand into the Edwin Watts Golf portfolio," said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf. "Recognizing the strong heritage and the established reputation throughout the community, we will preserve the brand as Edwin Watts Golf Uinta." [... more » ]
"Ken brings to the company an abundance of golf sales experience. He has extensive retail relationships at both off-course and on-course stores. We are elated he has joined our team and we're positive that he will succeed in his respective territories," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
"This is a great opportunity to show some of my original oil paintings and giclée canvas prints in a beautiful gallery setting, during the RBC Heritage tournament when so many golf enthusiasts will be on Hilton Head," said Hartough, a world-renowned golf-landscape artist. [... more » ]