Golf News for Friday, June 8, 2012
NBC Sports Group will present unprecedented national, regional and digital coverage of the 112th U.S. Open Championship -- more than 60 hours in total -- from The Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif., June 11-17. [... more » ]
"Five Oaks Golf & Country Club is truly an exceptional private facility with an outstanding reputation," said Jim McLaughlin, senior vice president, Troon Prive Operations. "We are honored to have been selected by them and are confident that our management practices will contribute positively to the experience of the members and guests." [... more » ]
"We are committed to building a highly successful global enterprise that fulfills the great promise of the modern Midwest," said Dancin' Dogg CEO Brandon Theophilus. "This recognition further validates our philosophy of using leading-edge technologies to create a truly affordable and accurate in-home golf simulator." [... more » ]
"These new G-Series 80 and 90 gram shafts will build on the past success of the YS+ shafts and meet the continued demands of golfers looking for heavier shafts," said Tak Yamada, President, Graphite Design. [... more » ]
Patient and careful shaping by Shinei Miura, son of company founder and legendary club maker Katsuhiro Miura, has yielded a head that offers the golfer a much more compact look at address than other 460 cc drivers. [... more » ]
"We're pleased to announce June's event calendar. There are some exciting venues slated like the Golf Digest 'Hot List' Tour event in CT as well as some new accounts with new locations," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
"While bombing a drive off the tee provides a feeling of triumph, working on your putting stroke and short game around the green is truly the best antidote to improve your scoring average," said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf Shops. "These clinics are designed to promote all areas of true game-improvement, while catering to golfers of all skill levels." [... more » ]
"Every year I look forward to attending the U.S. Open Championship," said Hartough. "This year's venue, The Olympic Club, is truly beautiful and a perfect setting not only to enjoy the Championship, but to exhibit my work and talk with people who appreciate golf-landscape art." [... more » ]
Play 36-holes of golf with cart, range balls, lunch and drinks at Crooked Tree Golf Club! Located just northeast of Cincinnati, this par-71 Denny Acomb design showcases plush bentgrass tees, fairways, and greens. Modest elevation changes, meandering creeks, beautiful lakes and mature tree-lined fairways all add to the charm of this fair, yet demanding test of golf. [... more » ]
"Ryan is well versed in sales and marketing, and brings energetic creativity to XGOLF," said Jay Russo, chief marketing officer and chief strategy officer for XGOLF. "We welcome him to the team and look forward to his contributions." [... more » ]
"I want to say thank you to all my family, all the supporters and the sponsors here," said Thongchai Jaidee, winner of the ISPS Handa Wales Open. "Conditions were quite tough for me. I tried to hit everything on the fairway - that's the main thing - then hit the ball on the green. It was very, very tough for me, not like Thailand!" [... more » ]
"We are pleased to have developed both new mallet and blade style covers for the series," said Mark Truby, Managing Director of IJP Design. "Ian is looking forward to the U.S. Open at The Olympic Club and this passion has come through in this truly unique putter cover design." [... more » ]