Golf News for Monday, July 23, 2012
In a season that started with 12 competitors, Golf Channel’s Big Break Atlantis reality competition series has narrowed the field to the final two –Selanee Henderson and Marcela Leon– who will grind it out in an 18-hole singles match on the series season finale, Monday at 9 p.m. ET. [... more » ]
"The Open Championship is the game's most prestigious tournament," said Oosthuizen, from Mossel Bay, S.A. "I am very proud to represent South Africa in the 141st playing of this historic event - and it was great that my sponsor Sundog Eyewear was able to bring my vision of this special style to reality in time for one of my favourite tournaments!" [... more » ]
"Adding the Folds of Honor or Patriot Golf Day logo as a secondary mark to the club logo is like adding a badge of honor," said Scott Stone, national sales manager, AHEAD Golf. "We received requests for this from many of our customers and added it as a new option." [... more » ]
"Golfers of all ages, genders and abilities learn a more efficient, consistent and body-friendly swing through our online lesson platform," said Annika, a 10-time major champion and the only female to ever shoot 59 in competition. "Our skilled Academy team will pinpoint areas needing improvement and offer advice to help your game reach its full potential." [... more » ]
"I think I have found heaven... and in Nuevo Vallarta of all places," said Leon Shwetz, a visiting golfer from Las Vegas by way of Canada. "The new Nicklaus Academy is unbelievable. I now have a place to come to get out of the cold or the heat, and just work on my golf game as much as I can stand." [... more » ]
"Our Self-Correcting golf balls are perfect for these scramble events and charity outings," said David Felker, PhD and Head of Technology for Polara Golf. "They remove some of the frustration from the game and allow even the occasional golfer who normally struggles from a severe hook or slice the chance to have fun and focus on the real reason they are there." [... more » ]
"We are very excited to have Donovan on board," said Jennifer King, President of KZG. "His passion for the game coupled with his diverse background in marketing is a real asset for KZG. Already he has set an aggressive agenda with creative, out-of-the-box ideas for greater exposure for our custom pro-line brand." [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to participate again with this unique program that directly supports the charitable mission of the LPGA tournaments," said Gail Graham, retired LPGA professional and president of the LPGA Tournament Owners Association. "We are always looking for ways to get closer to our fans and this is a perfect and unique way to accomplish that." [... more » ]
"Every golf fan knows Phil Mickelson and his trademark tour hats," said Kyle Zimmer, president and CEO of First Book. "We're thrilled that KPMG is making these hats available to his many fans, and doing so in a way that will help us put books and other educational resources into the hands of kids in need." [... more » ]
Few properties can boast the historic significance of the Omni Bedford Springs Resort, located in the Allegheny Mountains of south-central Pennsylvania. For more than 200 years, the eight mineral springs located on the resort's property served as an important gathering place. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, you will find the Omni Bedford Springs Resort to be the ideal destination. [... more » ]