Golf News for Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Golf Channel's week-long coverage of THE PLAYERS was the highest-rated and most-watched week in the history of the network's coverage of the PGA TOUR's marquee event. Average ratings (.17) and viewers (171,000) for the week both were 15 percent higher than the previously high marks for each category in 2007 and 2010, respectively, and 38 and 44 percent higher than last year. [... more » ]
"The time is right to proactively showcase Ballybunion to an even wider swath of North American golf travelers," said Vari McGreevy, General Manager of Ballybunion Golf Club. "The PR program through Buffalo Communications will further cement the club's strong profile and introduce its wonders to a new generation of players." [... more » ]
"We are extremely excited to combine the functionability of our products with Loudmouth's fashionable patterns," said MVP Sport's Director of Development and professional golfer, Jeff Warden. "This partnership allows golfers of all skill levels to have a extremely stylish, simple and effective training aid that will look and work great in and out of the bag." [... more » ]
"We are very excited about partnering with Golf Tournament in a Box. Our partnership combines specialized services that will allow both of us to give our tournaments a one-of-a-kind experience. Both are truly amazing companies with exceptional products." said Clint Henderson, President of Every Brand Apparel. [... more » ]
About the KG:2, the Golf Digest Hot List editors said, "The easily adjustable five-piece strap system is designed to improve the balance point, producing the feel of a lighter load, and the eight pockets include one designed for your cell phone." [... more » ]
"Coaches Sports Bar and Grill is a well-known Houston recreational destination," said Jay Russo, chief marketing officer and chief strategy officer of XGOLF. "We are pleased that customers now can enjoy XGOLF at this popular venue." [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to be the host site for the Golf Channel's hit show the Big Break," said Robbie Leming, general manager, Ocean Club Golf Course. "The Ocean Club presents an ideal setting for this type of show because of the incredible setting on display at each hole." [... more » ]
"Businesses and organizations have the opportunity to experience the genius of Pete Dye without leaving the Tri-State-area," said Ken Wang, owner of Pound Ridge. "By adding Kevin to the team, we are making our events platform commensurate with the country's best private clubs." [... more » ]
"Lansdowne is the region's iconic resort and meetings destination and one I have been familiar with over my years in the hospitality industry," said Williams. "The resort has an experienced and dedicated staff and the finest recreational amenities." [... more » ]
"Annika & Friends was a huge success and golfers and celebrities had the chance to experience the Southern hospitality of our top Florida resort," said Rick Hileman, PGA Director of Golf Operations at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. [... more » ]