Golf News for Thursday, August 16, 2012
"When I heard I was playing Paula, I thought of advice my dear mom gave me when I was a kid. She told me to always play nice especially with girls….I never listened to mom. Beating Paula will be fun and another win in my already memorable career," said McCord. [... more » ]
"Project X and Dynamic Gold shafts continue to set the industry standard for superior performance and reliability and this season was no exception with wins at The Master, US Open, The Open Championship and now the PGA Championship," said Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
"One championship after the next, it's our spikes that ensure players have the traction, stability and comfort necessary to hoist the trophy," said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "We continue to be the dominant brand at the professional level and offer a large variety of options to suit all preferences." [... more » ]
"We always look forward to spending time at the Fall Expo and sharing our latest innovations with so many key partners from across the country," said company founder Jeff Herold. "Whether it's our luggage, golf travel bags, Caddy Towels, golf bags, sunglasses or accessories, at this point we're offering superb products for just about everyone." [... more » ]
"Golfers want to keep up their game all year round, so this type of investment made sense. We don't have to be a seasonal business anymore," said Highland Greens Head Pro and Superintendent Harold Webb. "No matter what the weather, we can keep our business going strong and retain staff." [... more » ]
In the Hilton Head area, Old South Golf Links is regarded as a favorite year after year by local residents and visitors alike. Since the Clyde Johnston-designed course opened, golfers continue to be attracted to the natural beauty of Lowcountry golf that Old South provides. Now, you can play Old South and neighboring Crescent Pointe or Eagle's Pointe at a special package rate. [... more » ]
"We think the appealing aspects of The Fazio are the newly reconfigured greens, tee-boxes and bunkering; achieving that ideal balance where single-digit golfers will be fully challenged while higher handicaps will have a layout ideal for a day of enjoyable resort golf," said Tom Fazio II. [... more » ]
"Everything is going to be just absolutely perfect. I am anticipating this year being one of our best years as far as the putting quality on the championship, without a doubt," said head course superintendent Keith Wood. [... more » ]
"It is important to acknowledge the differences between a not-for-profit private club and for-profit business. When this understanding is coupled with a full view of business operations, which includes an appreciation for all areas of operations, clubs are able to strengthen their offering to members," said Tammy Tassitano, McGladrey fellow partner and co-editor of the report. [... more » ]