Golf News for Friday, July 6, 2012
"We are excited about hosting our newest Big Break season at The Greenbrier and offering the winner the opportunity to compete in the 2013 Greenbrier Classic," said Tom Knapp, Golf Channel senior vice president of programming. "Big Break is one of the longest-running series on television and one of our most important original series franchises, and we strive to give our competitors tough tests on the golf course while showcasing a picturesque location. We accomplished both with Big Break Greenbrier." [... more » ]
"Take Your Daughter to the Course Week has become a Family Golf Month staple," said Anne Lyndrup, National Golf Course Owners Association Director of Player Development. "The week-long program helps introduce young women to the game of golf while also promoting Family Golf Month's mission of family togetherness." [... more » ]
"Every year, thousands of working women exchange their business suit for a golf shirt to compete in the championship series," said EWGA CEO and President Pam Swensen. "We're looking forward to see who from the California/Desert region will advance to the finals in October." [... more » ]
"Each one of the players, both last year and this year, have such great talent. We just want to help the small amount we can," said Casper. "If there is one thing we can show them, or help them improve, it will all be worth it. It is so great to be here again." [... more » ]
Spend three relaxing days on the spectacular grounds of Rock Barn Golf and Spa in Conover, N.C. Amenities available include: Two golf courses, a world-class spa, tennis, indoor/outdoor pools/jaccuzis, five dining outlets, an equestrian center, and a fitness center. [... more » ]
"Peter was full of praise for our wonderful courses and the golf product we have in Northern Ireland. His enthusiasm is so evident in the interviews and commentary and we are confident the footage will encourage golfers from Britain and the US to come to Northern Ireland and sample our golf for themselves," said David Boyce, Tourism Ireland's head of business and sports tourism. [... more » ]
"The number of entries we received for the contest was outstanding," said Lizzie Leasure, Sales and Marketing Manager, Dynamic Brands. "Our panel of judges read every entry, some brought laughter and some tears. But one thing they all had in common was that golf created a true bond between them." [... more » ]
Make your mark in history by playing in the first annual Royal Open at Royal Links Golf Club in Las Vegas. Take on the best 18 holes of the British Open Rota during the actual Open Championship! You will play the game's most storied holes including "The Road Hole" and "Hell Bunker" from St. Andrews and "The Postage Stamp" from Royal Troon. Includes: three nights at the MGM Grand, two rounds of golf at Royal Links. [... more » ]
"It was so tight out there all day that all I could really do was try to concentrate on my game and not give it up," said Thelen, who moves to fifth place in the Senior Tour Order of Merit. "This still doesn't seem believable - someone might have to come up and slap me just to make sure this has happened." [... more » ]
"Capturing a Top-10 finish is quite an achievement but tying for second place, one stroke from the win is remarkable. We thank this young LPGA player for using our wedges and congratulate her on an outstanding performance," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
"Tour players trust the RIP'd NV because it incorporates the best performance attributes from two of Aldila's ( most innovative shaft designs -- the 'perfect feel' and slim, stable shaft profile of the Aldila NV and the unprecedented control and accuracy of the Aldila RIP," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. [... more » ]