Golf News for Tuesday, June 5, 2012
"The Resort at Tapatio Springs is an exciting addition to our portfolio," said John Easterbrook, executive vice president of operations, Troon. "We are confident that combining the club’s amenities and charming character with Troon's skill and expertise will result in an extraordinary experience at Tapatio Springs." [... more » ]
"Every shot was exactly the shape, the trajectory, the distance control," said Woods. "I had it all today, shape off tees, whatever club I wanted to hit, I could hit. That was fun to have it when I needed it." [... more » ]
"There are three simple tests you can perform to determine if it is the putting tool that needs replacing," said Duane Engdahl, the Simplicity Golf Putter Physicist/Designer. "If your current putter fails any of these three simple tests then the blame for underperformance is on the putter and not on you." [... more » ]
"Our devotion to producing high-quality, performance-enhancing products is validated by legions of top players on all major Tours worldwide," said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. [... more » ]
"Conditions were quite tough, but Thongchai really turned it on with four birdies in six holes on the home half," said Jesper Thuen, ECCO Global Marketing Manager - Golf. "This win not only marks his return to form, it also solidifies his all-time greatness among players from the Far East." [... more » ]
Exciting new package for golf enthusiasts to experience Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki's unique 27-hole, Arnold Palmer-designed championship course at Hawaii Prince Golf Club. Includes oceanfront accommodations and multiple golf rounds. [... more » ]
Andrew Fleming has been promoted to vice president of business development and senior counsel. Fleming’s responsibilities include advising Golf Channel on key matters of strategic importance. Praveeta Singh has been promoted to senior director of marketing and promotions. Singh is responsible for developing marketing programs and promotions with national brands and companies to help boost ratings, build partnerships and increase revenue opportunities. [... more » ]
"As one of the leading golf equipment companies, we are proud to be a part of this important tournament again in 2012 and to host the PGA TOUR right here in our own backyard," said Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. "True Temper's distinct mark will be on the tournament throughout the week." [... more » ]
To complement the PGA Tour event in town this week, golfers are invited to Test Out, Tune Up and Tee Off at the Edwin Watts Golf Shop in Cordova, as the specialty retailers' popular Think Golf It's Friday Tour (TGIF TOUR) stops in Tennessee. Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC, (EWGS), one of the world's largest specialty golf retailers with over 95 retail locations, is hosting the TGIF TOUR Friday & Saturday, June 8 - 9, at the Cordova store, located at 704 North Germantown Rd. [... more » ]
"We have been watching the Club Benchmarking platform gain great headway in the club market across the country and we look forward to using the platform to enhance our financial and operational measurements and strategies," said Jim McLaughlin, Senior Vice President, Troon Prive Operations [... more » ]
"Our intent is to produce books that allow kids and families to be introduced to the game of golf while promoting values that are applicable on and off the golf course," said Pepper. "I'm looking forward to sharing Bogey with fans at the U.S. Open." [... more » ]
"Some time ago Emerick instituted a giving back program called Live, Work, Play as a means of supporting the communities in which we live, work and play. After seeing what Caddy For A Cure does and the many people the program helps, it made sense to partner with them," said Emerick VP Corey Lohman. [... more » ]