Golf News for Wednesday, June 27, 2012
“Auberge and Troon represent the best in luxury hospitality and premier golf management,” said Randy Koss, managing partner of Pronghorn Golf Club & Resort. “We are thrilled to bring these two brands together to deliver an unparalleled experience at Pronghorn that will have a very positive impact on current and future homeowners, members, resort guests and the local community.” [... more » ]
"We have witnessed first hand, at Marrakech Golf City, what Colin Montgomerie and EGD bring to a project. We like the team's approach and vision, and their ability to create golf courses that are unique," said Jawad Ziyat, the Managing Director of Prestigia. [... more » ]
"We're looking forward to an exceptional day at Bay Hill," said Annika Sorenstam. "The Central Florida chapter's re-launch is a first step toward our goal of eventually making it a model for programs nationwide. This area is a hotbed for golf and our chapter should represent that." [... more » ]
"Albatross Golf Resort is one of the best golf courses in Europe. The practice facilities and amenities for the players are tremendous, not to mention the quality of the course. Melissa Reid said that she fell in love with it the first time she played it on the Friday of the tournament," said Andy Lott of the Ladies' European Tour. [... more » ]
One night's lodging in a guest room and play one day of unlimited golf on any of Shanty Creek Resorts' four golf courses (Mon-Wed only), starting from $69 per person. 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. [... more » ]
"It has been 65 years since the Irish Open was contested at Royal Portrush Golf Club and I am delighted that Bushmills Irish Whiskey will be part of one of the biggest sporting events to have ever been staged on the North Coast of Ireland," said Colum Egan, Master Distiller at the Old Bushmills Distillery. [... more » ]
"Hundred Hole Hike is among the game's most innovative charitable giving platforms," said Corey Consuegra, Ball-Fitting and Golf Club Manager, Bridgestone Golf. "For us, this partnership is about supporting a wide range of very deserving causes while further engaging the type of passionate walking golfers that prefer Bridgestone balls and equipment." [... more » ]
"Rob is going to be a strong leader for the Leupold & Stevens marketing team. He brings an insightful strategic perspective and deep knowledge of the drivers of growth that are essential to our long-term growth. We are excited to have him join the executive team," said Calvin Johnston, president and CEO of Leupold & Stevens, Inc. [... more » ]
"We are proud of Brittany and her outstanding performance," said Ron McPherson, President & CEO of Antigua. "Having Brittany Lang wear our exciting 2012 apparel on the LPGA tour is a great honor, as well as showcase for us. It's also fantastic that her victory was in Waterloo, Ontario, the home of Antigua's Canadian partner, Tournament Sports Marketing." [... more » ]
"As the survey results and our testing continue to show, the Pro Release will immediately increase your distance, your feel around the green and reduce your hook or slice," said Lee Miller, Feel Golf's CEO. "This new game improvement grip allows you to fully release the club to attain maximum club head speed and control." [... more » ]
"The Ultralite Europa has been developed using proven technology to deliver absolute value to golfers who desire a lightweight and comfortable, high-performance, waterproof suit that provides protection from the wind and rain," said Richard Head, Chief Designer at ProQuip. [... more » ]