Golf News for Monday, June 4, 2012
Today, nearly 1,000 golfers who will attempt to qualify for a mere 79 slots available in the final field of 156 players for the 2012 U.S. Open. Through a first-of-its-kind golf television undertaking, Golf Channel will devote an entire day of programming and updates in order to follow these compelling stories during what the network is calling Golf's Longest Day, or more commonly known as U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying. [... more » ]
"We are pleased to recognize the team at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club as 'Property of the Year,'" said Claye Atcheson, Vice President of Marriott Golf. "The entire golf team on property has performed at an exemplary level in providing an unforgettable golf experience, thus making them truly deserving of this award." [... more » ]
"We're once again flattered by how highly thought of Harbour Town is in the eyes of the golf world," said Cary Corbitt, director of sports division. "Pete Dye's foresight and genius gave us a course that stands the test of time and offers Tour players and our resort guests 18 holes of unforgettable pure golf." [... more » ]
Amid the rolling hills near Cincinnati, you'll find one of southwest Ohio's top-ranked golfing experiences at Beckett Ridge Golf Club. Now, it is open for regular tee times to discriminating players who have always wanted to try these beautifully manicured fairways and greens. This is a special opportunity to experience some of Ohio's best golf. [... more » ]
As part of the excitement surrounding the PGA Grand Slam of Golf and the island of Bermuda, which boasts seven spectacular golf courses, The PGA of America has created a golf package featuring six nights of luxury accommodations, three days admission to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf and much more. [... more » ]
"The Jamaica Invitational Pro-Am with Nike Golf is one of the premiere golf events in the Caribbean," said John Lynch, Jamaica's Director of Tourism. "This event has grown from a few teams in the initial years to now selling out annually, with players traveling from the U.S., Canada, Europe and the Caribbean." [... more » ]
"This is the first time since 2000 that all three of us are under the same roof in favorable conditions," said George Wallace, 57, who was a promising baseball player before he injured his throwing arm. "Golf has become part of our therapy, both individually and collectively. We're getting our lives back, little by little." [... more » ]
"Team Bridgestone members are captaining golf's biggest team events and winning some of the sport's biggest individual championships, so we could not be more proud of our tour team than we are right now," said Dan Murphy, Vice President of Marketing - Bridgestone Golf, Inc. [... more » ]
"Our new Novi store will make golfers' jaws drop when they walk through our doors. We are not just another warehouse golf store. We are bringing the ultimate golf retail playground to Novi area golfers," said Golfsmith CEO Marty Hanaka. "This new format has almost twice the square footage and delivers more of everything." [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to be involved with Terry and the team at SCOR Golf. SCOR is a fresh and well thought out look at the short game and the issues golfers face in trying to improve their ability in the scoring zone," said Sam Sullivan, manager of the Brittain Wynyard Golf Division. "We look forward to helping build the SCOR brand in New Zealand." [... more » ]
"Bubba is one of the most committed guys on Tour when it comes to raising money in support of worthy causes," said Mark Kent. "He's such a great ambassador and joining forces to raise money for a tremendous charity is something that means a lot to me and the KENTWOOL family." [... more » ]