Golf News for Thursday, June 21, 2012
"It is difficult getting a young golfer like Rickie Fowler on staff, so we did the next best thing -- we created our own golf professional. We all know 'The Most Interesting Man in the World' and now STX has Skylar Chase," said STX Director of Golf Steve Henneman. [... more » ]
"The Golf Scramble is a great way for SEC alumni to get together and benefit their respective alumni associations at one of the preeminent golf destinations in the U.S.," said Gulf Shores Golf Association Executive Director Duncan Millar. "Gulf Shores is the official beach destination for SEC fans." [... more » ]
"Harry has demonstrated an impressive ability to develop and execute compelling strategies on a global scale that clearly connect with golfers," said Chip Brewer, President and CEO, Callaway Golf. "We're looking forward to his contributions and leadership of our Marketing as we further strengthen our organization and move ahead with our turnaround plan." [... more » ]
Due to the size of Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. where the 2013 U.S. Open will be played, there is a very limited quantity of tickets available for purchase. A total of 25,000 spectator tickets per day will be sold for the 2013 championship, significantly fewer than for a typical U.S. Open. [... more » ]
"The Olympic Club is a tough course and we congratulate the winner on his outstanding play and well-deserved victory," said Tak Yamada, President, Graphite Design. "We are pleased that he chose to play our popular Tour AD DI shaft during this event." [... more » ]
"It is the goal of Dixon Golf to offer its high performance eco-friendly golf products to all golfers. The Spirit ball has been in development for quite some time, and we feel we finally got it right. The Spirit was tested and developed specifically to suit the needs of lady golfers," said Dixon Golf CEO William Carey. [... more » ]
Golf Minnesota's number one course, The Classic at Madden's in Brainerd! Includes golf on The Classic at Madden's, golf on Pine Beach East or West Courses, golf carts, lodging, and a hearty breakfast buffet. Starting at $183/night. [... more » ]
A variety of new ways to save and enjoy Branson Area Golf courses are available as golf season hits peak stride, and players can learn about stay-and-play packages, after-golf attractions, and many other incentives by visiting [... more » ]
"I am very excited to sign with Srixon, which is my first endorsement deal with any club maker since I turned professional," said Choi. "I've always had a great impression of Srixon clubs, as well as their technical capabilities. I'm looking forward to working with Srixon to achieve great results on tour." [... more » ]
"Our Polara Self-Correcting golf balls are perfect for scramble events and charity outings," said David Felker, PhD and Head of Technology for Polara Golf. "They straighten out hooks and slices up to 75% and allow the recreational golfers who attend these events the chance to just have fun on the course." [... more » ]
"We are very flattered to be involved with a club that has a 45-year legacy of excellence and community involvement. Our immediate focus will be on marketing the club, letting Atlanta area golfers know that a great golf experience awaits them," said Affiniti founding partner, Whitney Crouse. [... more » ]
"I am very happy that Seve's Foundation will benefit from the Seve Ballesteros Legends Tournament at Pebble Beach this year," said Ivan Ballesteros, Seve's nephew who served as his manager. "Seve played at Pebble Beach many times throughout his career and loved its challenges." [... more » ]