Golf News for Wednesday, June 20, 2012
"UST Mamiya congratulates this year's winner of the U.S. Open Golf Championship. We sincerely appreciate his confidence in choosing to play our brand in all his woods" said Robb Schikner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "UST Mamiya shafts continue to find their way into the hands of champions." [... more » ]
"We are very honored to once again have Dynamic Gold contribute to a great U.S. Open championship," said Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. "True Temper has won ten times more U.S. Open titles than all other shaft manufacturers combined." [... more » ]
"Call it Rock and Roll, call it outside the box, we want to turn heads and remove that stigma and let everyone know golf is not only a sport, its' a Rockin' good time," said Sniper CEO Dan Roland. "The most important message we empower at Sniper Putters is our one word motto: We want to make golf "Cool"." [... more » ]
"I am very excited about welcoming the Ladies' European Tour event to Albatross for the second time. I am delighted that last year´s tournament was such a success and that we managed to live up to the expectations of the players, officials and visitors alike," said Albatross Golf Resort owner Jiri Simane. [... more » ]
"I am delighted to return to the Bay Area for the Fry's tournament at CordeValle, as the region has always been considered home to me," said Venturi, a San Francisco native and an honorary member at CordeValle. "I have many fond memories of the area and look forward to seeing players compete and friends in the gallery." [... more » ]
"'I never really wrapped my mind around winning,'' said Simpson, who finished at 1-over-par 281 to win in only his fifth appearance in a major. "This place is so demanding, and so all I was really concerned about was keeping the ball in front of me and making pars." [... more » ]
"These women are fierce competitors, in golf and in business," said Pam Swensen, CEO/President of the EWGA. "We look forward to seeing who rises to the top from our national network in 2012." [... more » ]
"It's clear that golf fans are looking for deeper levels of engagement with the U.S. Open beyond traditional broadcast channels," said Sarah Hirshland, USGA senior managing director, Business Affairs. "Our Web and mobile platforms are evolving at a rapid pace and we are thrilled at the high levels of acceptance they are finding among consumers worldwide." [... more » ]
"Personally I will make sure that I am wearing an English flag buckle in support of Lee Westwood in the upcoming majors, especially during The Open Championship at Royal Lytham St Annes where I would dearly love to see an Englishman lift the Claret Jug," said Simon Hurd, founder of Druh Belts & Buckles. [... more » ]