Golf News for Wednesday, August 1, 2012
"The combination of two golf industry leaders completely changes the face of golf," said Martin Hanaka, CEO of Golfsmith International. "Our new size and strength will help us bring more to our customers - more value, more service and more innovation. This is a great match in so many ways." [... more » ]
Nestled in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Hidden Springs Golf Course resides at the Double B Ranch & Resort. A little more than an hour drive from San Antonio, we're located between Fredericksburg and Kerrville. Our pristine hills are situated on 1100 acres, studded with towering trees, babbling brooks and sparkling creeks and streams. If you enjoy the golf game, come catch the spirit! Stay and play. Get revitalized, rejuvenated and relaxed. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to offer this value-packed vacation offering this summer," said John Fechter, President of PGA Tour Experiences. "Golf enthusiasts will have the opportunity to relive the extraordinary moments in golf history by visiting the World Golf Hall of Fame, play unlimited rounds on one of North Florida's top golf course, and enjoy a 4-star luxury resort all at one very attractive price point." [... more » ]
"One of the hardest things of hitting a chip shot is that it requires the arms and wrists to open and close the clubface at the precise moment of contact," said club designer and fitter Kit Mungo. "With this design, players use a pendulum stroke which makes it simple to get the clubface on the ball squarely every time." [... more » ]
"La Manga Club has played a great role in the success of The European Tour. Our qualifying school was staged there for six years and in all that time our players have kept coming back to the resort because of the facilities you have," said European Tour chief executive George O'Grady. [... more » ]
"Naturally we're delighted by the interest in PlaneSWING, much of which is from testimonials and recommendations. Nine countries in one week is certainly impressive and this takes us up to 23 Countries in just under 6 months," said Tony Clark, Director. [... more » ]
"Gulf Shores is one of the leading golf destinations in the country and we're thrilled to have our courses included in this great event, which helps kick off another amazing SEC football season," said Gulf Shores Golf Association Executive Director Duncan Millar. [... more » ]
"We salute Billy Casper Golf for establishing this ground-breaking outing that provides a healthy physical activity for Wounded Warriors and raises funds for WWP programs," said Adam Silva, Chief Development Officer of Wounded Warrior Project. [... more » ]
"I'm really excited about my new relationship with Sunice and look forward to not only wearing, but sharing their performance enhancing clothing with the people I meet on tour," said Carlson, who currently possesses a swing speed of nearly 150 mph. "It's great to have built a relationship with such a great company." [... more » ]
"Having worked with the Nottinghamshire Schools Partnership to give these youngsters the opportunity to learn the fundamental skills of the game, it is pleasing to see so many returning with an eagerness to pursue their interest in golf," said Nick Birch, Ramsdale Park Golf Centre General Manager. [... more » ]