Golf News for Friday, July 20, 2012
More than 80 sports and entertainment stars are scheduled to compete, including Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Tony Romo, defending champion Jack Wagner, Ray Romano, Marshall Faulk, Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith. The tournament also will feature first-time players Jason Witten, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Skip Holtz, Mike Smith, Miles Austin, Alex Smith, Urban Meyer and actress Angie Everhart. [... more » ]
The “Voice of Golf,” Peter Alliss, considered one of golf’s all-time great commentators who this week is calling his 52nd Open Championship for the BBC, will visit with an awestruck David Feherty on the next episode of Feherty, Monday at 10 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. [... more » ]
"PGA National is one of the treasures of the golf world, a wildly popular PGA TOUR venue, and a multi-faceted resort and conference destination," said Rich Katz, Managing Director of Buffalo. "We are thrilled to further help PGA National create lifetime customers." [... more » ]
"ClubCorp, like Mission Hills, represents the best in private club experiences," said Tenniel Chu, Vice Chairman of Mission Hills China. "This formidable partnership will be greatly appreciated by our many globe-trotting members, who are always seeking out new clubs to explore and expect only the best when traveling for business or pleasure." [... more » ]
"As an avid sports fan who is constantly traveling, I am excited about SportsYapper, a place where I can connect with my family, friends and fans while watching sports," said Poulter. "I enjoy engaging with my fans and followers on social media and am eager to interact and "Yapp" with them about golf and other sports." [... more » ]
"It's a true honour," said Chapman, who began his final round four shots adrift of Germany's Bernhard Langer who finished the day in a tie for second place alongside a trio of Americans: Corey Pavin, Fred Funk and Tom Lehman. [... more » ]
"By using science validated by Tour stars and other elite athletes and applying that to a revolutionary fabric, we're helping players truly maximize their power on the golf course," said Mike Abram, President of Performance Sports Brands, parent company of Energy Athletic Golf. [... more » ]
"The traditional golf course set-up is not conducive to families enjoying the game together, " said Dan Van Horn, Founder and CEO of U.S. Kids Golf. "We're delighted that The Links at Stono Ferry has adopted the Family Course Program to make the golf experience more inviting for the whole family." [... more » ]
"The success of the Swing Like A Girl program confirms that women are embracing the game of golf like never before," said Canadian PGA pro A.J. Eathorne. "We want women to leave the clinic feeling more confident in their game and are so proud of the progress we have already seen." [... more » ]
The Los Cabos Pro Am is a tournament that includes three rounds of golf at three amazing courses: Palmilla, Club Campestre and Cabo Real. Contestants also have the choice of two all inclusive hotels: the five star Dreams Los Cabos and the deluxe Melia Cabo Real. This tournament also includes a cash purse and other prizes along with a welcoming cocktail party. [... more » ]