Golf News for Monday, May 7, 2012
"The rapid adoption of the TRS Ballistic line is reminiscent of how our Last Bag quickly became the most used golf travel cover among Tour players more than a decade ago," says company founder Jeff Herold. "The bottom line is that these guys travel for a living and they rely on the products of the absolute best quality to ensure their belongings arrive unscathed." [... more » ]
"After launching the TRUE tour we began to receive email upon email from female customers asking for a TRUE of their own and we are proud to offer the TRUE isis for them," said Rob Rigg, president of TRUE linkswear. "Like all of our shoes, the TRUE isis will deliver the barefoot experience, this time to an entirely new audience." [... more » ]
"It is extremely satisfying to be honored with four 'Hot List' Gold Medals from among our various Callaway golf ball offerings," said Steve Ogg, Vice President, Global Golf Ball Category, Callaway Golf. "It took a great deal of effort from our golf ball R&D and Operations teams." [... more » ]
Make your mark in history by playing in the first annual Royal Open at Royal Links Golf Club in Las Vegas. Take on the best 18 holes of the British Open Rota during the actual Open Championship! You will play the game's most storied holes including "The Road Hole" and "Hell Bunker" from the old course at St. Andrews and "The Postage Stamp" from Royal Troon. [... more » ]
"This space was beautifully conceived. The airy atmosphere gives it a great sense of grandeur and elegance. It certainly gives you a 'feel good' moment as soon as you enter the club," said Frank Benzakour, a judge and general manager of Middle Bay Country Club in Oceanside, NY. [... more » ]
"We're hoping more and more parents will encourage their kids to take up the game and Minerals Golf Course offers an easy environment to accomplish this, without the pressures and restrictions found on some adult-oriented courses," said Art Walton, vice president of golf. [... more » ]
"SNAG has become one of our PGA Professionals' best resources and the colorful, oversized and safe equipment is ideal for kids (and adults) of all ages," said Charlie Robson, Executive Director, Metropolitan PGA headquartered in Elmsford, NY. [... more » ]
Comprised of a maximum of 12 individuals from the academic, corporate, cultural, disability, golf and political communities the board includes Beth Brown of The First Tee, Aron Hall of the National Inclusion Project and Donna Strum of ReevelationGolf, among others. [... more » ]
"We're proud to make our network television film debut by bringing golf fans around the world this compelling and dramatic documentary that celebrates the 50th anniversary of Jack's first major championship," said USGA President Glen D. Nager. "This film masterfully tells the story of the turning point in Nicklaus' career." [... more » ]
"Take a look at your strategic plan and see where you need to make adjustments," said DeLozier, a partner of Global Golf Advisors. "The great news is that many clubs are already ahead of the curve on these trends and attitudes. You're already on the road to the best of times." [... more » ]