Golf News for Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Golf Channel Business Solutions has announced its entry into the mobile website development business. As the business-to-business arm of, the world’s No. 1 consumer tee-time portal, Golf Channel Business Solutions offers services that help golf courses connect with the growing number of golfers booking their rounds using mobile devices. [... more » ]
"The new RIP Phenom incorporates the same flex, torque and feel properties that have made the original RIP the leading shaft on the PGA Tour, with a flex profile to achieve unparalleled performance and launch characteristics for better players," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. [... more » ]
"The Grafalloy White Blue is the next generation of the original Grafalloy Blue. It's designed with the same ball flight characteristics, but incorporates the very best of today's new composite material technologies," said Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"The IJGT is the perfect environment for juniors to test their abilities against top-notch competition on premier golf courses," said Peter Orrell, President and CEO of Junior Sports Corporation, which owns and operates the IJGT. "To complement our three older divisions, we introduced the Discovery Tour last season for golfers as young as eight years old." [... more » ]
"We're delighted to carry on the spirit of elite amateur golf at Forest Hills so notably spawned by Bobby Jones, and look forward to an eventful three days of competition," said Forest Hills General Manager Brad Parker. [... more » ]
Now you can play one round at Old South and one round at either Crescent Pointe or Eagle's Pointe for just $149! Just over the bridge from Hilton Head Island, vacationers regularly make the short trip to Bluffton to play golf amid towering oaks and rolling terrain while soaking in magnificent views from the island greens abutting the intracoastal marshes of McKay’s Creek. [... more » ]
"This package offers a great opportunity for families to incorporate golf into their summer plans, while taking advantage of complimentary villa accommodations in Orlando and Palm Desert, two of the most family-friendly destinations in the country," said Bill Nault, Vice President, Marriott Golf. [... more » ]
"GolfBuddy units help golfers quickly assess how to manage their game on any course, and realize success," said Pam Swensen, chief executive officer of the EWGA. "The result is a round that takes the guesswork out of judging distance and club selection, and enhances successful play." [... more » ]
"There is a real buzz building around this year's Open Championship and with Ian playing in his home country, it seemed a natural fit to include Ian's sketches of these iconic landmarks," said Mark Truby, Managing Director of IJP Design. "We wanted to recognize and support this great British sporting event with a British themed limited edition putter cover." [... more » ]
"We created this distinctive offering with beautiful brass metal to honor our great country," said Cabell Fooshe, Vice President of Tin Cup. "Based on strong demand from golfers who want to show their patriotism on the course, we anticipate this package will be extremely popular." [... more » ]
Randy Russell, American Society of Golf Course Architect's associate member and principal of RussellGolf Design, has said that he is "very proud of what our team accomplished particularly with such a limited budget." [... more » ]