Golf News for Friday, June 22, 2012
"In hosting this event, the UKGCOA has achieved one of its primary objectives as this acts as a forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences. Importantly though, it brings golf and range proprietors together to give them one, unified voice," said Jerry Kilby CCM, UKGCOAExecutive Director. [... more » ]
"When we founded the association in 2010 one of our principle aims was to set up a benchmarking system so members could measure their performances against regional and national trends - with the release of this survey we have achieved that," said Jerry Kilby, UKGCOA Executive Director. [... more » ]
"Le Golf National is a very different project compared with Celtic Manor, but the experience that we gained in Wales will be crucial as we embark on delivering another Ryder Cup venue," said Jeremy Slessor, Managing Director of European Golf Design. [... more » ]
"Several of the players from last year's inaugural event have already graduated to the LPGA Tour," said Susan Harris, co-chair and marketing director for the Island Resort & Casino, host site of the tournament. "Their spots have been filled with the next set of rising talent, ready to fight their way to the top." [... more » ]
"We firmly believe that the World Celebrity Pro-Am will take golf to a new level, not just in China but across the region. But this event is about more than golf. What we're doing is creating general entertainment for people," said Dr. Ken Chu, Chairman and CEO of Mission Hills Group. [... more » ]
Between Traverse City, Petoskey and Gaylord, Shanty Creek's backyard is Michigan's playground! For every reason families choose northern Michigan for vacation getaways, Shanty Creek is in the middle of it all. Enjoy one day of unlimited play at Shanty Creek Resorts' Schuss Mountain Course or Summit Course only and one night's lodging in a guest room, starting at $79. [... more » ]
"I congratulate David on his outstanding achievement, the significance of which will resonate with the club management community and no doubt encourage the 20 or 30 other former greenkeepers who are now club managers to follow in his footsteps," said Jerry Kilby, CMAE Chief Executive Officer. [... more » ]
"The Players Towel once again confirmed its number one spot in professional golf by capturing golf's sternest test, The U.S. Open," said Patrick Le Vine, founder of the Players Towel. "When the world's best players and their caddies are fighting nerves and the elements, the overwhelmingly clear choice for protection is the Players Towel." [... more » ]
"As a matter of proper etiquette, all golfers should use a divot tool, and we've designed the most comfortable, functional option on the market," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "It's so small and sleek that players will forget it's in their pocket until they need it." [... more » ]
"The SimSTIX is a real game changer because everything about it creates a much more realistic swing and gaming experience than playing with a standard game controller," said Greg Shoman, vice president of marketing, SKLZ. [... more » ]
"With Tourflex 360 we took every key feature from the best suits we have ever made, improved on them all, and then created what we believe to be the most playable suit ProQuip has ever developed," said Richard Head, Chief Designer at ProQuip. [... more » ]